Phonological conditioning of peak alignment in rising pitch accents in Dutch.

@article{Ladd2000PhonologicalCO,
  title={Phonological conditioning of peak alignment in rising pitch accents in Dutch.},
  author={D. Robert Ladd and Ineke Mennen and Astrid Schepman},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2000},
  volume={107 5 Pt 1},
  pages={
          2685-96
        }
}
This paper deals with the factors that influence the alignment of F0 movements with phonetic segments. It reports two experiments on the alignment of rising prenuclear pitch accents in Dutch. In experiment 1, it is shown that the final peak of the rise is aligned at the end of the vowel if the accented syllable contains a long vowel, but during the following consonant if the accented syllable contains a short vowel. The beginning of the rise is consistently aligned at the beginning of the… 
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