Effects of tone and focus on the formation and alignment of f0contours

@article{Xu1999EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of tone and focus on the formation and alignment of f0contours},
  author={Y. Xu},
  journal={Journal of Phonetics},
  year={1999},
  volume={27},
  pages={55-105}
}
  • Y. Xu
  • Published 1999
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Phonetics
  • The present study examines how lexical tone and focus contribute to the formation and alignment of f0contours in speech. This was done through an investigation of f0contour formation in short Mandarin sentences. These sentences all consisted of five syllables with varying tones on the middle three syllables. The sentences were produced by eight Mandarin speakers with four different focus patterns: focus on the first, second, or last word, or with no narrow focus. The f0patterns of these… CONTINUE READING
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