Comments on "distinctive regions and modes: A new theory of speech production" by M. Mrayati, R. Carré and B. Guérin

@article{Bo1990CommentsO,
  title={Comments on "distinctive regions and modes: A new theory of speech production" by M. Mrayati, R. Carr{\'e} and B. Gu{\'e}rin},
  author={Louis-Jean Bo{\"e} and Pascal Perrier},
  journal={Speech Communication},
  year={1990},
  volume={9},
  pages={217-230}
}
regions associated to the eight possible combinations of the sensitivity of the first three resonances. Bringing out acoustic properties of symmetry and compensation, they claim that the production of vowels and consonants is based on these geometric and acoustic properties, since the eight regions can be linked to morphological and articulatory properties of the vocal tract. The authors formulate a new vowel production theory and they propose a universal phonological system for consonants. We… CONTINUE READING