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Department of Linguistics

researchers


our books

Cox, F. (2012). Australian English: Transcription and Pronunciation, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne. ISBN 978-0-521-14589-3.

Fromkin, V., Rodman, R., Hyams, N., Collins, P., Amberber, M. & Cox, F. (2012). An Introduction to Language, 7th Edition, Cengage, Melbourne. ISBN-10: 017021298X | ISBN-13: 9780170212984.

our journal articles and conference papers

Cox, F. & Palethorpe, S. Standard Australian English: The Sociostylistic Broadness Continuum. In Hickey, R. (ed) Standards of English: Codified Varieties around the World, Studies in Language, Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. (accepted 28.6.11)

Burnham, D., Estival, D., Fazio, S., Cox, F., Dale, R., Viethen, J., Cassidy, S., Epps, J., Togneri, R., Kinoshita, Y., Göcke, R., Arciuli, J., Onslow, M., Lewis, T., Butcher, A. & Hajek, J. (2011). Building an audio-visual corpus of Australian English: large corpus collection with an economical portable and replicable Black Box, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association Interspeech, 2011, Florence, 28-31 August.

Cox, F. & Palethorpe, S. (2011). Timing differences in the VC rhyme of Standard Australian English and Lebanese Australian English, Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, 17-21 August.

Kato, A. & Cox, F. (2011). Duration feature learning for an intervocalic voiceless velar stop consonant, Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, 17-21 August.

Wagner, M., Tran, D., Togneri, R., Rose, P., Powers, D., Onslow, M., Loakes, D., Lewis, T., Kuratate, T., Kinoshita, Y., Kemp, N., Ishihara, S., Ingram, J., Hajek, J., Grayden, D., Göcke, R., Fletcher, J., Estival, D., Epps, J., Dale, R., Cutler, A., Cox, F., Chetty, G., Cassidy, S., Butcher, A., Burnham D., Bird, S., Best, C., Bennamoun, M., Arciuli, J., Ambikairajah, E. (2010). The Big Australian Speech Corpus (The Big ASC), in Tabain, M., Fletcher, J., Grayden, D., Hajek, J. & Butcher, A. (eds.), Proceedings of the 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Melbourne, 14-16 December, 2010. ISBN 978-0-9581946-3-1

Cox, F. & Palethorpe, S. (2010). Broadness variation in Australian English speaking females, in Tabain, M., Fletcher, J., Grayden, D., Hajek, J. & Butcher, A. (eds.), Proceedings of the 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Melbourne, 14-16 December, 2010. ISBN 978-0-9581946-3-1.

Burnham, D., Ambikairajah, E., Arciuli, J., Bennamoun, M., Best, C., Bird, S., Butcher, A. R., Cassidy, S., Chetty, G., Cox, F. M., Cutler, A., Dale, R., Epps, J. R., Fletcher, J.M., Goecke, R., Grayden D. B., Hajek, J. T., Ingram, J. C., Ishihara, S., Kemp, N., Kinoshita, Y., Kuratate, T., Lewis, T. W., Loakes, D. E., Onslow, M., Powers, D. , Rose, P., Togneri, R., Tran, D. & Wagner, M. (2009). A blueprint for a comprehensive Australian English auditory-visual speech corpus. In Haugh, M., Burridge, K., Mulder, J. & Peters P. (eds.), Selected proceedings of the 2008 HCSNet Workshop on Designing the Australian National Corpus. Somerville, Cascadilla Proceedings Project, MA, 96-107, 2009. ISBN 9781574734355

Lonergan, J., & Cox, F. (2009). Is there any evidence of rhoticity in historical Australian English? In de Beurzeville, L. & Peters, P. (eds.), From the southern hemisphere: parameters of language variation: Proceedings of the Australian Linguistic Society Conference, Sydney, 2-4 July 2008. ISBN: 9781742102115.

Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2008). Reversal of short front vowel raising in Australian English. Proceedings of Interspeech 2008, Brisbane, September 22-26, 2008, 342-345.

Cox, F. (2008). Vowel transcription systems: An Australian perspective. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 10, 327-333.

McGregor, J., & Palethorpe, S. (2008). High rising tunes in Australian English: The communicative function of L* and H* pitch accent onsets. Australian Journal of Linguistics, 28, 171-193.

Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2007). An illustration of the IPA: Australian English, Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 37, 341-350.

Cox, F. M. (2006). The acoustic characteristics of /hVd/ vowels in the speech of some Australian teenagers. Australian Journal of Linguistics, 26, 147-179.

Cox, F. M. (2006). Australian English pronunciation into the 21st century. Prospect: Australian Journal of TESOL, 21, 3-21.

Kato, A., & Cox, F. (2006). Development of Japanese length contrast: A longitudinal study of L2 vowels produced by Australian learners of Japanese. Proceedings of the 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Auckland, December 2006, 170-175. http://www.assta.org/sst/2006/frontmatter.html

Bombien, L., Cassidy, S., Harrington, J., John, T., & Palethorpe, S. (2006). Recent developments in the EMU speech database system. In P. Warren and C. Watson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Australasian international conference on speech science and technology (pp. 313-316). Auckland, New Zealand: Australian Speech Science & Technology Association.

Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Watson, C. I. (2005). Deepening or lessening the divide between diphthongs? An analysis of the Queen's annual Christmas broadcasts. In W. J. Hardcastle, & J. M. Beck (Eds.), A figure of speech: A festchrift for John Laver (pp. 227-262). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2004). The border effect: Vowel differences across the NSW/Victorian border. In C. Moskovsky (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2003 conference of the Australian Linguistics Society, 1-14. http://www.als.asn.au

Cassidy, S., Cox, F., Mannell, R., & Palethorpe, S. (Eds.). (2004). Proceedings of the 10th Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University.

Palethorpe, S., & Tabain, M. (Eds.). (2003). Proceedings of the Sixth International Seminar on Speech Production. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University.

Palethorpe, S., Watson, C.I., & Barker, R. (2003). Acoustic analysis of monophthong and diphthong production in acquired severe to profound hearing loss. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 114, 1055-1068.

Cox, F. and Palethorpe, S. (2001) "The changing face of Australian English vowels". In Blair, D.B. and Collins, P (eds). Varieties of English Around the World: English in Australia: John Benjamins Publishing, Amsterdam, 17-44.

Rastle, K., Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Coltheart, M. (2000). Reading aloud begins when the computation of phonology is complete. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 26, 1178-1191.

Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Watson, C. (2000). Does the Queen speak the Queen's English? Nature, 407, 927-928.

Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Watson, C. (2000). Monophthongal vowel changes in Received Pronunciation: an Acoustic Analysis of the Queen's Christmas Broadcasts. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 30, 63-78.

Cox, F. M. (1999) Vowel change in Australian English, Phonetica, 56, 1-27.

Cox, F.and Palethorpe S. (1998) "Regional variation in the vowels of female adolescents from Sydney". Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing.

Cox, F. M. (1998) "The Bernard data revisited", Australian Journal of Linguistics, 18, 29-55.

Harrington, J., Cox, F., and Evans, Z. (1997) An acoustic phonetic study of broad, general, and cultivated Australian English vowels. Australian Journal of Linguistics, 17, 155-184.

Palethorpe, S., Wales, R., Clark, J.E., & Senserrick, T. (1996). Vowel classification in children. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 100, 3843-3851.

Bottell (Cox), F. and Clark, J.E. (1986) "/r/ misarticulation in children's speech" in Proceedings of the First Australian Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Canberra.


other publications

Cox, F.M. (1998) "Australian vowels: Australian identity", Ozwords, 4, 6.

Cox, F. M. (1996) An Acoustic Analysis of Vowel Variation in Australian English. Unpublished PhD Thesis, Macquarie University, Sydney.

Bottell (Cox), F.M. (1982) A Spectrographic Investigation of /r/ and /w/ in Children's Speech. Unpublished B.A. Honours Thesis, Macquarie University, Sydney.