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Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics

ISBN-10: 1405194669

ISBN-13: 9781405194662

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: Keith Johnson, V. Clayton Sherman, Stephanie G. Sherman

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List price: $59.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Fundamentals
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
Recommended Reading
Exercises
The Acoustic Theory of Speech Production: Deriving Schwa
Voicing
Voicing Quanta
Vocal Tract Filtering
Pendulums, Standing Waves, and Vowel Formants
Discovering Nodes and Antinodes in an Acoustic Tube
Recommended Reading
Exercises
Digital Signal Processing
Continuous versus Discrete Signals
Analog-to-Digital Conversion
Sampling
Quantization
Signal Analysis Methods
RMS amplitude
Fast Fourier transform (FFT)
Auto-correlation pitch tracking
Digital filters
Linear predictive coding (LPC)
Spectra and spectrograms
Recommended Reading
Exercises
Basic Audition
Anatomy of the Peripheral Auditory System
The Auditory Sensation of Loudness
Frequency Response of the Auditory System
Saturation and Masking
Auditory Representations
Recommended Reading
Exercises
Speech Perception
Auditory Ability Shapes Speech Perception
Phonetic Knowledge Shapes Speech Perception
Categorical perception
Phonetic coherence
Linguistic Knowledge Shapes Speech Perception
Perceptual Similarity
Maps from distances
The perceptual map of fricatives
Recommended Reading
Exercises
Speech Analysis
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
Recommended Reading
Exercises
Fricatives
Turbulence
Place of Articulation in Fricatives
Quantal Theory and Fricatives
Fricative Auditory Spectra
Dimensions of Fricative Perception
Recommended Reading
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
Recommended Reading
Exercises
Nasals and Laterals
Bandwidth
Nasal Stops
Laterals
Nasalization
Nasal Consonant Perception
Recommended Reading
Exercises
References
Answers to Selected Short-answer Questions
Index