23 May 2006
Gero Kunter (Universitšt Siegen)
What is Compound Stress?
In this talk, I will present the results from our ongoing research on English noun-noun compounds. Our analysis of a large number of items allows us to give answers to questions such as: How do listeners perceive compound stress? How do phonetic cues determine stress perception? And how can we construct a model that predicts stress position in compounds?