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Papers in Laboratory Phonology V : Acquisition and the Lexicon - Michael B. Broe

Papers in Laboratory Phonology V

Acquisition and the Lexicon

By: Michael B. Broe (Editor), Janet B. Pierrehumbert (Editor)

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Published: 9th June 2003
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The traditional focus of the Papers in Laboratory Phonology series has been on the relationship of phonology to phonetics. The present volume expands this domain in setting two new themes: language acquisition and lexical representation. Contributors tackle the central problem of what constitutes a possible word in generative phonology, employing contemporary approaches such as Optimality Theory, connectionism, and stochastic grammars. Several papers integrate the issues of lexical representation and language acquisition by undertaking to explain the organization of the adult phonological system as the end product of the acquisition process. Others explore the role of sequential frequency in the lexicon and the development of fine temporal control in production in the emergence of phonological segments and features. Papers in Laboratory Phonology V: Acquisition and the Lexicon will thus be of interest to a wide range of researchers in phonetics, phonology, psycholinguistics, cognitive science, and the study of speech and communication disorders.

General Papers
Coarticulation and physical models of the vocal tract
Production of Schwa by Japanese speakers of English: an acoustic study of shifts in coarticulatory strategies from L1 to L2
Manner and place conflicts in the articulation of accent in Australian English
Phrasal influences on articulatory detail
'Clocks' and 'glue': global timing and intergestural cohesion
Commentary: where is coarticulation
Morphemic invariance and the phonology-phonetics boundary
Investigating universals of sound change: the effect of vowel height and duration on the development of distinctive nasalization
Effects of language experience on perceptual organization of vowel sounds
Commentary: from second thoughts to first principles
What is a starred tone? Evidence from Greek
The boundary tones are coming: on the nonperipheral realization of boundary tones
Lexical versus 'phonological' representations of
Commentary: integrating the phonetics and phonology of tone alignment
Special Topics
Developmental changes in speech perception and early word learning: is there a link?
Covert contrast as a stage in the acquisition of phonetics and phonology
Lexical frequency effects on young children's imitative productions
Developmental changes in infants' sensitivity to internal syllable structure
Commentary
Lexicalization of sound change and alternating environments
Adults' sensitivity to phonotactic probabilities in English words
Temporally organized lexical representations as phonological units
The influence of underspecification and Phoneme frequency in speech perception
Commentary: counting, connectionism, and lexical representation
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ISBN: 9780521643634
ISBN-10: 0521643635
Series: Papers in Laboratory Phonology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 9th June 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.78