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LINGUIST List 21.1782

Mon Apr 12 2010

Books: Phonetics: Harrington

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        1.    Katherine Ward, Phonetic Analysis of Speech Corpora: Harrington

Message 1: Phonetic Analysis of Speech Corpora: Harrington
Date: 29-Mar-2010
From: Katherine Ward <kwardwiley.com>
Subject: Phonetic Analysis of Speech Corpora: Harrington
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Title: Phonetic Analysis of Speech Corpora
Published: 2010
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Book URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405199571.html

Author: Jonathan Harrington
Hardback: ISBN: 9781405141697 Pages: 424 Price: U.S. $ 124.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781405199575 Pages: 424 Price: U.S. $ 69.95

An accessible introduction to the phonetic analysis of speech corpora, this
workbook-style text provides an extensive set of exercises to help readers
develop the necessary skills to design and carry out experiments in speech

* Offers the first step-by-step treatment of advanced techniques in
experimental phonetics using speech corpora and downloadable software,
including the R programming language
* Introduces methods of analyzing phonetically-labelled speech corpora,
with the goal of testing hypotheses that often arise in experimental
phonetics and laboratory phonology
* Incorporates an extensive set of exercises and answers to reinforce the
techniques introduced
* Accessibly written with easy-to-follow computer commands and spectrograms
of speech
* Companion website at www.wiley.com/go/harrington, which includes
illustrations, video tutorials, appendices, and downloadable speech corpora
for testing purposes.
* Discusses techniques in digital speech processing and in structuring and
querying annotations from speech corpora
* Includes substantial coverage of analysis, including measuring gestural
synchronization using EMA, the acoustics of vowels, consonant overlap using
EPG, spectral analysis of fricatives and obstruents, and the probabilistic
classification of acoustic speech data

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Written In: English (eng )

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