Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics

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Wiley, Jan 20, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 192 pages
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Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics provides an accessible yet rigorous introduction to basic acoustics, audition, signal processing, and the acoustic theory of speech production.

  • Provides readers with an accessible yet rigorous introduction to phonetics and speech sciences.
  • Introduces basic acoustics, audition, signal processing, and the acoustic theory of speech production, then surveys the major classes of sounds.
  • Features a new chapter on speech perception as well as additional sections on digital filtering and cross-linguistic vowel and consonant perception.
  • Includes exercises at the end of every chapter.

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Keith Johnson is Professor of Linguistics at Ohio State University. He has published articles on speech perception, acoustic and articulatory phonetics, and psycholinguistics; he is co-editor of Talker Variability in Speech Processing (with John Mullennix, 1997) and The Role of Speech Perception in Phonology (with Beth Hume, 2001).

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