Do Rhythm Measures Reflect Perceived Rhythm?

@article{Barry2009DoRM,
  title={Do Rhythm Measures Reflect Perceived Rhythm?},
  author={William J. Barry and Bistra Andreeva and Jacques C. Koreman},
  journal={Phonetica},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 1-2},
  pages={78-94}
}
In a production study, Bulgarian, English and German verses with regular poetic metrical metres of different types and elicited prose utterances with varied accentual patterns are produced in textual and iterative (dada) form and measured at syllable level according to the pairwise variability index (PVI) principle. Systematic differences in PVI values show that the measure is sensitive to metrical differences. But variations for utterances with the same metrical structure and comparable… CONTINUE READING

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