Using EPG data to display articulatory separation for phoneme contrasts

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dc.contributor.author Gibbon, Fiona E.
dc.contributor.author Lee, Alice S.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-12-19T14:16:55Z
dc.date.available 2012-12-19T14:16:55Z
dc.date.copyright 2011
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Gibbon, F. and Lee, A. (2011) 'Using EPG data to display articulatory separation for phoneme contrasts'. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 25 (11-12):1014-1021. doi: 10.3109/02699206.2011.601393 en
dc.identifier.volume 25 en
dc.identifier.issued 11-12 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1014 en
dc.identifier.endpage 1021 en
dc.identifier.issn 0269-9206
dc.identifier.issn 1464-5076
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/861
dc.identifier.doi 10.3109/02699206.2011.601393
dc.description.abstract A recurring difficulty for researchers using electropalatography (EPG) is the wide variation in spatial patterns that occurs between speakers. High inter speaker variability, combined with small numbers of participants, makes it problematic (i) to identify differences in tongue palate contact across groups of speakers and (ii) to define “normal” patterns during visual feedback therapy. This paper shows how graphing EPG data in terms of articulatory separation of phoneme contrasts reduces these two problems to some extent. The graphs emphasise the importance of establishing the presence and extent of separation, as revealed in the EPG data, for phoneme contrasts produced by speakers. Separation graphs for contrasts /i/ - /u/, /s/ - /ʃ/ and /t/ - /k/ are presented using EPG data from adults and children with typical speech and those with speech disorders. When used in conjunction with acoustic and auditory perceptual analyses, it is proposed that representing articulation data in terms of separation will prove useful for a range of clinical and research purposes. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Informa Plc. en
dc.rights © 2011 Informa UK Ltd. en
dc.subject Electropalatography (EPG) en
dc.subject Tongue en
dc.subject Articulation en
dc.subject Speech en
dc.title Using EPG data to display articulatory separation for phoneme contrasts en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/C025/fgibbon en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Fiona Gibbon, Speech And Hearing Sciences, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: f.gibbon@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2012-10-24T14:22:24Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.internal.rssid 348783705
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics > 15 > Informa Healthcare > Accepted Version + embargo. en
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.placepublication London en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress f.gibbon@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress a.lee@ucc.ie


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