Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics

ISBN-10: 1405101237
ISBN-13: 9781405101233
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)
Authors: Keith Johnson
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Description: Keith Johnson's textbook covers acoustic properties of speech sounds, acoustic theory of speech production and the auditory representation of speech. The book is practical in style and is designed as an introduction to the subject.

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Book details

List price: $54.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/20/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Keith Johnson's textbook covers acoustic properties of speech sounds, acoustic theory of speech production and the auditory representation of speech. The book is practical in style and is designed as an introduction to the subject.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Basic Acoustics and Acoustic Filters
The Sensation of Sound
The Propagation of Sound
Types of Sounds
Simple Periodic Waves
Complex Periodic Waves
Aperiodic Waves
Acoustic Filters
Exercises
Digital Signal Processing
Continuous versus Discrete Signals
Analog-to-Digital Conversion
Sampling
Quantization
Signal Analysis Methods
Auto-Correlation Pitch Tracking
RMS Amplitude
Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)
Digital Filters
Linear PredictiveCoding (LPC)
Spectra and Spectrograms
Exercises
Basic Audition
Anatomy of the Peripheral Auditory System
The Auditory Sensation of Loudness
Frequency Response of the Auditory System
Auditory Representations
Exercises
Speech Perception
A Speech Perception Experiment
Maps from Distances
The Perceptual Map of Fricatives
The Perceptual Map of [Place]
The Limits of Perceptual Universality: A Cross-Linguistic Map of Chinese Tones
Exercises
The Acoustic Theory of Speech Production: Deriving Schwa
Voicing
Voicing Quanta
Vocal Tract Filtering
Pendulums, Standing Waves, and Vowel Formants
LPC Spectral Analysis
Exercises
Vowels
Tube Models of Vowel Production
Perturbation Theory
"Preferred" Vowels: Quantal Theory and Adaptive Dispersion
Vowel Formants and the Acoustic Vowel Space
Auditory and Acoustic Representations of Vowels
Cross-Linguistic Vowel Perception
Exercises
Fricatives
Turbulence
Place of Articulation in Fricatives
Quantal Theory and Fricatives
Fricative Auditory Spectra
Dimension of Fricative Perception
Exercises
Stops and Affricates
Source Functions for Stops and Affricates
Phonation Types
Sound Sources in Stops and Affricates
Vocal Tract Filter Functions in Stops
Affricates
Auditory Properties of Stops
Stop Perception in Different Vowel Contexts
Exercises
Nasals and Laterals
Bandwidth
Nasal Stops
Laterals
Nasalization
Nasal Consonant Perception
Exercises
References
Answers to Selected Short-Answer Questions
Index

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