The Importance of a Distributional Approach to Categoriality in Autosegmental-Metrical Accounts of Intonation

@inproceedings{Cangemi2016TheIO,
  title={The Importance of a Distributional Approach to Categoriality in Autosegmental-Metrical Accounts of Intonation},
  author={Francesco Cangemi and Martine Grice},
  year={2016}
}
When annotating a speech signal using an autosegmental-metrical model of intonation, transcribers associate portions of the F0 contour with labels from a finite inventory of tonal categories. In the models we are concerned with here, these categories have the status of phonological units (phonological form), bridging the intrinsic variability of the speech signal (substance) with the intrinsic fuzziness of post-lexical function (meaning). This, together with the relatively small size of the… CONTINUE READING

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