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Bulletin of the MRSU / Section "Philological sciences" / 2015 № 4.


S.N. Krinov, T.N. Bryantseva, A.K. Khmelev

THE VOCALIC CONTEXT INFLUENCE ON THE VOWEL SOUND IDENTIFICATION. In: Bulletin of the Moscow Region State University (electronic journal), 2015, no. 4. - статья ретрагирована как дублирующая публикация 25.02.2019


UDC Index: 81.342

Date of publication: 27.11.2015

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The mechanism of contextual influence on perception of a vowel sound is described. Known experiments on perception of the English vowels of synthetic speech are discussed, especially those showing the change of the test word identification depending on the formant structure of an introductory sentence. New interpretation of the discussed experiments results is given. An experiment on changing the categorical perception of a vowel in the context of natural speech is shown.

Key words

perception of vowel sounds, category of a vowel, phonetic context, phonetic space, formant frequencies of vowel sounds

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