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PHRASE BOUNDARIES AND PEAK ALIGNMENT: AN ACOUSTIC AND ARTICULATORY STUDY

@inproceedings{Mcke2007PHRASEBA,
  title={PHRASE BOUNDARIES AND PEAK ALIGNMENT: AN ACOUSTIC AND ARTICULATORY STUDY},
  author={Doris M{\"u}cke and Anne Hermes},
  year={2007}
}
ABSTRACT The present study investigates the effect of an upcoming phrase boundary on peak alignment in rising pitch accents in a variety of German (Vienna). We measured the synchronisation of F0 peaks with acoustic segments and articulatory movements. As expected, the closer the tone bearing unit is to the phrase boundary, the earlier the F0 peak is aligned. Alignment is more stable in relation to articulatory movements than it is in relation to syllable or segment boundaries. More precisely… 

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