Acoustic Phonetics

Jonathan Harrington*

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    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Phonetic Sciences: Second Edition
    PublisherBlackwell Publishing
    Number of pages49
    ISBN (Print)9781405145909
    Publication statusPublished - 18 Jan 2010


    • Acoustic phonetics
    • F2 locus theory and nasal consonants
    • Nasal consonants - detectable on spectrograms
    • Nasal vowels - occurring phonetically, contrasting phonemically with oral vowels
    • principal components analysis (PCA) - finding new axes through space
    • spectral moments - derived from statistical moments
    • Two kinds of vowel reduction - centralization, coarticulation
    • Voice onset time (VOT) - information about stop's place of articulation

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