Allophonic Rules

  • Kenneth W. Church
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 38)


As mentioned in the introduction, speech researchers [6, 21, 92] and linguists [15] have developed systems of allophonic rules for capturing the relevant generalizations. A typical rule of flapping might look some thing like:
$$ \text{t} \to \text{L/V\_V} $$
which says that an intervocalic /t/ can be flapped.


Stress Pattern Target Sentence Speech Recognition System Word Boundary Syllable Structure 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth W. Church
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  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyBostonUSA

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