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Measuring linguistic rhythm

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People often speak about 'rhythm' of a language and that different languages or dialects have different rhythm. This has lead to substantial interest in quantitative measures that would capture this distinction. Traditionally, most of the rhythm metrics relied on duration. However, experimental evidence suggests that the perception of rhythm rests on a combination of different coustic properties that are not limited to duration. These include changes in F0, rate of spectral change and audito...

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University of Oxford
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Phonetics laboratory
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St Cross College
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Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics
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University of Oxford
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Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
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EALC/Linguistics
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