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A phonologically calibrated acoustic dissimilarity measure

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One of the most basic comparisons between objects is to ask how similar they are. Linguistics and phonology are founded on this question. The classic definitions of phonemes and features involve contrast between minimal pairs. A minimal pair of words requires that there be two sounds that are dissimilar enough for the words to be considered different. Otherwise we wouldn't speak of a minimal pair of words but rather of a single word with two meanings. Likewise, phonetic similarity is need...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Phonetics
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Author, Performer
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Phonetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Phonetics
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Ladan Baghai-Ravary
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uuid:c7409ec8-907f-4855-82c2-4da44ba3a22a
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ora:4063

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