Coarticulation and Connected Speech Processes

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Phonetic Sciences
EditorsW.J. Hardcastle, F. Gibbon, J. Laver
Place of PublicationLondres (GB)
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)978-0-63-118848-3
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jan 2010


  • Assimilation - referring to contextual variability of speech sounds
  • Coarticulation - low-cost motor behavior
  • Coarticulation and connected speech processes
  • Control principles for speech variability - economy constraints and output constraints
  • Function of coarticulation - smoothing out differences between adjacent sounds
  • Gestural phonology - acoustics/perception as effect of speech production
  • Henke's articulatory model - experimental data on extent of coarticulation
  • Mandibular movements - active and passive tongue or lip movements
  • Primary scope of phonetics - explaining and deriving linguistic forms
  • Speech analysis - determining phonological and phonetic differences

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