Sergio Feijóo

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The interaction of consonantal and vocalic segments in FV syllables regarding identification of place of articulation of frica-tives has been studied. A probabilistic model for integration of acoustic information in both segments is proposed. The model weights each segment's contribution and integrates them in order to resemble listeners' perception. First,(More)
The perception of voiced fricatives by native speakers of a language which lacks those phonemes is studied in this paper. Brasil-ian portuguese and Galician languages were chosen because they are historically related. A forced choice test reveals that listeners correctly perceive the place of articulation of the voiced fricatives. In order to examine(More)
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