An Evaluation of Inter-Speech Postures for the Study of Language-Specific Articulatory Settings.
Scobbie, James M.
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Schaeffler, S., Scobbie, J. & Mennen, I. (2008) An Evaluation of Inter-Speech Postures for the Study of Language-Specific Articulatory Settings., Proceedings of the Eighth International Seminar on Speech Production (ISSP)., , , pp. 121-124,
We present a methodological study evaluating Inter-Speech Postures, i.e. vocal-tract configurations achieved in the silent preparation for speech which have been claimed to be indicative of articulatory settings. The term articulatory setting refers to a characteristic use of the articulators believed to shape the overall phonetic realisation of a language and with that, possibly, its 'typical sound' .