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Department of Linguistics

SPH399: Acoustics of Speech


Below are links to the main topics covered in this unit. Details of when and where these topics will be presented can be found on the unit iLearn page (and the unit outline).

  1. Basic acoustics
  2. Speech waveforms
  3. Acoustic analysis of sound
  4. Acoustic representations of speech
  5. Acoustic theory of speech production
  6. Vowel Acoustics
  7. Consonant Acoustics
  8. The acoustic of prosody
  9. The acoustics of coarticulation

Unassessed Additional Topics

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