Syntax and Speech

Syntax and Speech

by William E. Cooper, Jeanne Paccia-Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674860756

ISBN-13: 9780674860759

Pub. Date: 12/28/1980

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Syntax and Speech is the first extensive examination of the relation between sentence structure and the organization of speech. It provides abundant experimental evidence that the syntactic boundaries of surface phrase structure have strong effects on the timing of the speech signal.

Overview

Syntax and Speech is the first extensive examination of the relation between sentence structure and the organization of speech. It provides abundant experimental evidence that the syntactic boundaries of surface phrase structure have strong effects on the timing of the speech signal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674860759
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1980
Series:
Cognitive Science Series, #3
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Hierarchical Coding of Major Phrases

Phrase Structures and Grammatical Categories

Deletion Rules

Movement Rules

Blocking of Phonological Rules

Theory and Further Experimentation

Ramifications

Notes

References

Index

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