Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics [NOOK Book]

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This volume provides an introduction to phonetics and speech science courses. The first chapters introduce basic acoustics, audition, digital signal processing, and the source filter theory of speech production, while the later chapters survey the major classes of speech sounds describing in detail their acoustic and auditory properties. Students in linguistic phonetics and speech science will find this a gentle, yet rigorous, introduction to some of the more technical aspects of computer speech analysis which ...
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Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics

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Overview

This volume provides an introduction to phonetics and speech science courses. The first chapters introduce basic acoustics, audition, digital signal processing, and the source filter theory of speech production, while the later chapters survey the major classes of speech sounds describing in detail their acoustic and auditory properties. Students in linguistic phonetics and speech science will find this a gentle, yet rigorous, introduction to some of the more technical aspects of computer speech analysis which are assumed in modern instrumental studies of speech, distinctive feature theory, and the acoustic characterization of speech pathology.
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"Looking to offer a balanced, student-friendly approach to speech,with lively sidebars on related topics, this updated edition isintended to reflect the latest advances in the field." (TimesHigher Education Supplement {Texbook Guide}, 3 November 2011)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444343083
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Keith Johnson is Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the author of Quantitative Methods in Linguistics, and the 6th edition of Peter Ladefoged's A Course in Phonetics.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Basic Acoustics and Acoustic Filters 3
2 Digital Signal Processing 19
3 Basic Audition 46
4 Speech Perception 59
5 The Acoustic Theory of Speech Production: Deriving Schwa 79
6 Vowels 102
7 Fricatives 120
8 Stops and Affricates 135
9 Nasals and Laterals 149
References 169
Answers to Selected Short-answer Questions 174
Index 179
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