Perception of complete and incomplete formant transitions in vowels.

Abstract

In everyday speech, formant transitions rarely reach the canonical frequencies of a target vowel. The perceptual system often compensates for such production undershoots, called vowel reduction (VR), by a perceptual overshoot of the final transition frequencies. The present investigation explored the perceptual parameters and existence region of VR. In a… (More)
DOI: 10.1121/1.3167482

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