Naomi Ogasawara

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The acoustic realization of a speech sound varies, often showing allophonic variation triggered by surrounding sounds. Listeners recognize words and sounds well despite such variation, and even make use of allophonic variability in processing. This study reports five experiments on processing of the reduced/unreduced allophonic alternation of Japanese high(More)
Tsunami evacuation calls were collected from 38 autonomous bodies in Japan and categorized into `preparation', `advisory', and `directive' categories based on the urgency level. This study analyzed these calls from a linguistic viewpoint in terms of language quantity, sentence complexity, and information types included in a call. The analysis obtained the(More)
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