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Do rhythm measures separate languages or speakers?

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Poster presented at BAAP 2010 on 30 March 2010
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Ever since Pike and Abercrombie had suggested that all languages can be divided into stress-timed and syllable-timed, the so-called `rhythmic differences' between the languages have attracted substantial attention from phoneticians. Although experimental studies so far found no evidence for isochrony as such, various quantitative statistical indices have been proposed to capture the rhythmic properties of languages. In this paper we compare 15 measures of durational variability based on an au...

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University of Oxford
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St Cross College
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Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Phonetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Phonetics

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University of Oxford
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Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Phonetics
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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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EALC/Linguistics
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University of Oxford
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Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Phonetics
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ora:3594

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