The Self-Organization of Speech Sounds

@article{Oudeyer2005TheSO,
  title={The Self-Organization of Speech Sounds},
  author={Pierre-Yves Oudeyer},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  year={2005},
  volume={233 3},
  pages={
          435-49
        }
}
  • Pierre-Yves Oudeyer
  • Published 2005
  • Computer Science, Medicine, Mathematics
  • Journal of theoretical biology
The speech code is a vehicle of language: it defines a set of forms used by a community to carry information. Such a code is necessary to support the linguistic interactions that allow humans to communicate. How then may a speech code be formed prior to the existence of linguistic interactions? Moreover, the human speech code is discrete and compositional, shared by all the individuals of a community but different across communities, and phoneme inventories are characterized by statistical… Expand
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