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The statistical analysis of acoustic phonetic data: exploring differences between spoken Romance languages

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The historical and geographical spread from older to more modern languages has long been studied by examining textual changes and in terms of changes in phonetic transcriptions. However, it is more difficult to analyse language change from an acoustic point of view, although this is usually the dominant mode of transmission. We propose a novel analysis approach for acoustic phonetic data, where the aim will be to model the acoustic properties of spoken words statistically. We explore phonetic...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/rssc.12258

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4982-6722
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics) Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
5
Pages:
1103-1145
Publication date:
2018-10-11
Acceptance date:
2017-10-22
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EISSN:
1467-9876
ISSN:
0035-9254
Source identifiers:
930984
Language:
English
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uuid:1ddd672f-1b77-4fc4-8ee2-7c9536b5ea0d
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2019-03-13

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