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SPRINT papers and (a selection of) papers by SPRINT team members

Arvaniti, A., S. Gryllia, M. Baltazani. To appear. The complex relationship between the tunes and pragmatics of Greek wh-questions. In R. Eckardt, G. Walkden & N. Dehé (eds.), The Handbook of Noncanonical Questions. Oxford University Press. Preprint available at


Orrico, R., Gryllia, S., Hu, N., Kim, J., & Arvaniti, A. (accepted). Prosodic prominence in Greek: methodological and theoretical considerations. Proc. Speech Prosody 2024


Kim, J., Hu, N., Gryllia, S., Orrico, R., & Arvaniti, A. (accepted). Delineating H* and L+H* in Southern British EnglishProc. Speech Prosody 2024

Hu, N., Kim, J., Orrico, R., Gryllia, S., & Arvaniti, A. (accepted). Can OpenAI’s TTS model convey information status using intonation like humans? Proc. Speech Prosody 2024

Arvaniti, A., Katsika, A. & Hu, N. in press. Variability, overlap and cue trading in intonation. Language. Preprint available at

Orrico, R., Gryllia, S., Kim, J., & Arvaniti, A. (2023). The influence of empathy and autistic-like traits in prominence perception. Proc. ICPhS 2023. 

Gryllia, S., Kim, J., Orrico, R., Hu, N., & Arvaniti, A. (2023). Accent realization in spontaneous speech: Greek H* and L+H*. Proc. ICPhS 2023. 

Ladd, D. R. & A. Arvaniti. 2023. Prosodic Prominence Across Languages. Annual Review of Linguistics.

Gryllia, S., Marcoux, K., & Arvaniti, A. 2022. Using fPCA and GAMMs to investigate categoriality and variability in intonation. LabPhon18: Phonology in a Rapidly Changing World, June 23-25, 2022. Whova virtual event platform [withdrawn due to covid].

Arvaniti, A., Gryllia. S, Zhang, C., & Marcoux, K. 2022. Disentangling emphasis from pragmatic contrastivity in the English H* ~ L+H* contrast. Proc. Speech Prosody 2022, 837-841, doi: 10.21437/SpeechProsody.2022-170

Gryllia, S., Arvaniti, A., Zhang, C., & Marcoux, K. 2022. The many shapes of H*. Proc. Speech Prosody 2022, 754-758, doi: 10.21437/SpeechProsody.2022-153


Zhang C., Jepson, K., Lohfink, G., & Arvaniti, A. 2021. Comparing acoustic analyses of speech data collected remotely. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. DOI: 10.1121/10.0005132, [pdf]

The research reported in the papers below was the inspiration for the project.

Arvaniti, Amalia. 2019. Crosslinguistic variation, phonetic variability, and the formation of categories in intonation. Proceedings of ICPhS 2019.

Baltazani, Mary, Stella Gryllia, & A. Arvaniti. 2020. The intonation and pragmatics of Greek wh-questions.  Language and Speech 63(1): 56-94. DOI: 10.1177/0023830918823236 [pdf]

Gryllia, Stella, Mary Baltazani, & Amalia Arvaniti. 2019. Evidence for the compositionality of tunes and intonational meaning. Proceedings of ICPhS 2019

Lohfink, Georg, Argyro Katsika, & Amalia Arvaniti. 2019. Variability and category overlap in the realization of intonation. Proceedings of ICPhS 2019.

Gryllia, Stella, Mary Baltazani, & Amalia Arvaniti. 2018. The role of pragmatics and politeness in explaining prosodic variability. Speech Prosody 2018.

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