The Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology

Hardcover | July 16, 2014

EditorJacques Durand, Ulrike Gut, Gjert Kristoffersen

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This handbook presents the first systematic account of corpus phonology - the employment of corpora, especially purpose-built phonological corpora of spoken language, for studying speakers' and listeners' acquisition and knowledge of the sound system of their native languages and theprinciples underlying those systems. The field combines methods and theoretical approaches from phonology, both diachronic and synchronic, phonetics, corpus linguistics, speech technology, information technology and computer science, mathematics and statistics.The book is divided into four parts: the first looks at the design, compilation, and use of phonological corpora, while the second looks at specific applications, including examples from French and Norwegian phonology, child phonological development, and second language acquisition. Part 3 looks atthe tools and methods used, such as Praat and EXMARaLDA, and the final part examines a number of currently available phonological corpora in various languages, including LANCHART, LeaP, and IViE. It will appeal not only to those working with phonological corpora, but also to researchers and studentsof phonology and phonetics more generally, as well as to all those interested in language variation, dialectology, first and second language acquisition, and sociolinguistics.

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This handbook presents the first systematic account of corpus phonology - the employment of corpora, especially purpose-built phonological corpora of spoken language, for studying speakers' and listeners' acquisition and knowledge of the sound system of their native languages and theprinciples underlying those systems. The field combin...

Jacques Durand is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Toulouse-Le Mirail and a Member of the Institut Universitaire de France. He was formerly Professor at the University of Salford, Director of the CLLE-ERSS research centre in Toulouse and in charge of Linguistics at CNRS headquarters. His publications are mainly in phonolo...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:704 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:July 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199571937

ISBN - 13:9780199571932

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1. Jacques Durand, Ulrike Gut, and Gjert Kristoffersen: IntroductionPart I: Phonological Corpora: Design, Compilation, and Exploitation2. Ulrike Gut and Holger Voorman: Corpus Design3. Bruce Birch: Data Collection4. Elisabeth Delais-Roussarie and Brechtje Post: Corpus Annotation: Methodology and Transcription Systems5. Catia Cucchiarini and Helmer Strik: On Automatic Phonological Transcription of Speech Corpora6. Hermann Moisl: Statistical Corpus Exploitation7. Peter Wittenburg, Paul Trilsbeek, and Florian Wittenburg: Corpus Archiving and Dissemination8. Daan Broeder and Dieter van Uytyanck: Metadata Formats9. Laurent Romary and Andreas Witt: Data Formats for Phonological CorporaPart II: Applications10. Elisabeth Delais-Roussarie and Hijon Yoo: Corpus and Research in Phonetics and Phonology: Methodological and Formal Considerations11. Hanne Gram Simonsen and Gjert Kristoffersen: A Corpus-Based Study of Apicalization of /s/ before /l/ in Oslo Norwegian12. Jacques Durand: Corpora, Variation, and Phonology: An Illustration from French Liaison13. Yvan Rose: Corpus-Based Investigations of Child Phonological Development: Formal and Practical Considerations14. Ulrike Gut: Second Language AcquisitionPart III: Tools and Methods15. Hans Sloetjes: ELAN: Multimedia Annotation Application16. Tina John and Lasse Bombien: EMU17. Paul Boersma: The use of Praat in corpus research18. Caren Brinckmann: Praat Scripting19. Yvan Rose and Brian McWhinney: The PhonBank Project: Data and Software-Assisted Methods for the Study of Phonology and Phonological Development20. Thomas Schmidt and Kai Worner: EXMARaLDA21. Michael Kipp: ANVIL: The Video Annotation Research Tool22. Atanas Tchobanov: Web-Based Archiving and Sharing of Phonological CorporaPart IV: Corpora23. Francis Nolan and Brechtje Post: The IViE Corpus24. Jacques Durand, Bernard Laks, and Chantal Lyche: French Phonology from a Corpus Perspective: The PFC Programme25. Kristin Hagen and Hanne Gram Simonsen: Two Norwegian Speech Corpora: No Ta-Oslo and TAUS26. Ulrike Gut: The LeaP Corpus27. Joan Beal, Karen Corrigan, Adam Mearns, and Hermann Moisl: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English: Annotation Practices and Dissemination Strategies28. Frans Gregersen, Marie Maegaard, and Nicolai Pharao: The LANCHART Corpus29. Marc van Oostendorp: Phonological and Phonetic Databases at the Meertens Institute30. Anne Catherine Simon, Philippe Hambye, and Michel Francard: The VALIBEL Speech Database31. Janet Fletcher and Lesley Stirling: Prosody and discourse in the Australian Map Task Corpus32. Jane Tsay: A Phonological Corpus of L1 Acquistion of Taiwan Southern Min