LINGUIST List 4.547

Wed 14 Jul 1993

All: Available for Discussion: Phonetic database

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*-----------------New Publications: Available for discussion-------------------
J B Pickering and B S Rosner: The Oxford Acoustic Phonetic Database on compact
 Disc. 0 19 268085 2; 250 pounds sterling. Information supplied on two
 compact discs. Oxford University Press 1993
Provides a collection of phonetic data from each of eight different languages.
Data on vowel-consonant and consonant-vowel combinations in both stressed and
unstressed locations. For further information, please contact Janet
Caldwell; Telephone: +44 865 267979
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