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Le rôle de la syllabe: segmentation lexicale ou classification?

Dumay, Nicolas, Banel, Marie-Hélène, Frauenfelder, Uli, Content, Alain (1998) Le rôle de la syllabe: segmentation lexicale ou classification? In: Actes des XXIIèmes Journées d’Etudes sur la Parole. . pp. 33-36. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:14934)

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Two word-spotting experiments were conducted to assess

the role of syllable onsets and offsets in lexical

segmentation. Participants detected CVC words embedded

initially or finally in bisyllabic nonce strings with aligned CVC.CVC or non-aligned CV.CCVC syllabic structure.

Misalignment of word and syllable onsets in the spotting

of item-final words produced a greater perceptual cost

than the misalignment of word and syllable offsets. These

results support the view that the syllabic structure of

continuous speech is mainly used to locate potential word

onsets. The implications of these findings for the nature of

spoken word recognition are discussed.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > QP Physiology (Living systems)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: N. Dumay
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2009 10:46 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:53 UTC
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Dumay, Nicolas.

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