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Query Details

Query Subject:   Language Analysis and Corpus Size
Author:   David W Smith
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Computational Linguistics

Tue, 2 Dec 1997 10:04:30 +0800
Charles C-J Lin
Speech & Hearing Science Resources

I'm sending this mail in request of any recommendable textbooks,
websites, internet resources and syllubuses concerning courses on
''speech and hearing science'', specifically focusing on ''anatomy and
physiology''. Materials concerning speech pathology, and speech
communication are also welcome. I will post a summary after a certain
amount of information is received. Thank you very much.

Charles Lin

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Charles Chien-Jer Lin
Graduate Program in Linguistics, National ChenChi University, TAIWAN
email: charlesl@hp.iis.sinica.edu.tw
LL Issue: 8.1726
Date posted: 01-Dec-1997


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