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A Linguistic Rhythm Observed from the Respiratory Muscle Movements and Speech Waveforms by English, Japanese and Chinese L1 and L2 - The Recitation of a Story

@inproceedings{IseiJaakkola2011ALR,
  title={A Linguistic Rhythm Observed from the Respiratory Muscle Movements and Speech Waveforms by English, Japanese and Chinese L1 and L2 - The Recitation of a Story},
  author={Toshiko Isei-Jaakkola},
  booktitle={ICPhS},
  year={2011}
}
To investigate the relationships between respiratory control and the speech signal in the recitation of a story in English, Japanese, and Chinese, I compared and analysed the respiratory muscle movements utilising Strangage and simultaneously recorded speech signal. The subjects were English, Japanese and Chinese speakers. The results showed that (1) the Chinese showed no significant difference in durations in reading a story regardless of the language, but the converse was true for the English… 

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