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Gesture, Segment, Prosody : Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series - Gerard J. Docherty

Gesture, Segment, Prosody

Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series

By: Gerard J. Docherty (Editor), D. Robert Ladd (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 29th May 1992
ISBN: 9780521401272
Number Of Pages: 480

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Laboratory phonology uses speech data to research questions about the abstract categorical structures of phonology. This collection of papers broadly addresses three such questions: What structures underlie the temporal coordination of articulatory gestures? What is the proper role of segments and features in phonological description? and What structures--hierarchical or otherwise--relate morphosyntax to prosody? In order to encourage the interdisciplinary understanding required for progress in this field, each of the three groups of papers is preceded by a tutorial paper (commissioned for this volume) on theories and findings presupposed by some or all of the papers in the group. In addition, most of the papers are followed by commentaries, written by noted researchers in phonetics and phonology, which serve to bring important theoretical and methodological issues into perspective. Most of the material collected here is based on papers presented at the Second Conference on Laboratory Phonology in Edinburgh, 1989. The volume is a sequel to Kingston and Beckman (eds.): Papers in Laboratory Phonology I also published by Cambridge University Press.

Introduction
Gesture
An introduction to task dynamics
+Targetless+ Schwa: an articulatory analysis
Prosodic structure and tempo in a sonority model of articulatory dynamics
Lenition of h and glottal stop
On types of coarticulation
Segment
An introduction to feature geometry
The segment: primitive or derived?
Modelling assimilation in non-segmental, rule-free synthesis
Lexical processing and phonological representation
The descriptive role of segments: evidence from assimilation
Psychology and the segment
Trading relations in the perception of stops and their implications for a phonological theory
Prosody
An introduction to intonational phonology
Downstep in Dutch: implications for a model
Modelling syntactic effects on downstep in
Secondary stress: evidence from modern Greek
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ISBN: 9780521401272
ISBN-10: 0521401275
Series: Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 29th May 1992
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 16.26  x 3.38
Weight (kg): 0.91

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