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Probabilistic Relations between Words: Evidence from Reduction in Lexical Production
The ideas of frequency and predictability have played a fundamental role in models of human language processing for well over a hundred years (Schuchardt, 1885; Jespersen, 1922; Zipf, 1929; Martinet,Expand
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The Buckeye corpus of conversational speech: labeling conventions and a test of transcriber reliability
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This paper describes the Buckeye corpus of spontaneous American English speech, a 307,000-word corpus containing the speech of 40 talkers from central Ohio, USA. Expand
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The effects of collocational strength and contextual predictability in lexical production 1
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We present evidence that highly probable (less informative) words are shorter or more reduced in conversational speech and propose a probabilistic model of language production. Expand
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Word-internal /t,d/ deletion in spontaneous speech: Modeling the effects of extra-linguistic, lexical, and phonological factors
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The deletion of word-internal alveolar stops in spontaneous English speech is a variation phenomenon that has not previously been investigated. Expand
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Reduction of English function words in switchboard
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The causes of pronunciation reduction in 8458 occurrences of ten frequent English function words in a four-hour sample from conversations from the Switchboard corpus were examined. Expand
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Strategy selection and use during classification skill acquisition.
Two experiments examined 3 variables affecting accuracy, response time, and reports of strategy use in a binary classification skill task. In Experiment 1, higher rule cue salience, allowing fasterExpand
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Are effects of word frequency effects of context of use? An analysis of initial fricative reduction in Spanish
The connection between frequency of form use and form reduction in language has been widely studied. After controlling for multiple contextual factors associated with reduction, word frequency, whichExpand
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An analysis of transcription consistency in spontaneous speech from the buckeye corpus
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We present a preliminary analysis of transcriber consistency in labeling and segmentation of words and phones in the Buckeye corpus of spontaneous, informal speech. Expand
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The effect of language model probability on pronunciation reduction
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We investigate how the probability of a word affects its pronunciation. Expand
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Frequency and predictability effects on the duration of content words in conversation
This study carefully examines the proposal that word forms in conversation are shorter when they have higher probability, where this includes all factors of their context (Jurafsky et al., FrequencyExpand
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