Experimental Phonetics Contributions to the Portuguese Articulatory Synthesizer Development

  • António Teixeira
  • Lurdes Castro Moutinho
  • Rosa Lídia Coimbra
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2721)

Abstract

In this paper we present current work and results in two Experimental Phonetics projects motivated by our ongoing development of an articulatory synthesizer for Portuguese. Examples of analyses and results regarding glottal source parameters and from EMMA and acoustic analyses related to the tongue position are presented. In our studies contextual and regional variation is considered.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • António Teixeira
    • 1
  • Lurdes Castro Moutinho
    • 1
  • Rosa Lídia Coimbra
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidade de AveiroPortugal

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