15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS-15)

Barcelona, Spain
August 3-9, 2003


Domains of Temporal Control in Speech and Language from Utterance to Segment (Discussion Paper)

Klaus J. Kohler

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany

With reference to Sagisaka's plenary paper (p.1-6) the following issues of temporal control in speech and language are discussed: (1) the relationship between timing, duration and rhythm, (2) the distinction between units of duration and temporal effects of control parameters over varying domains, (3) the rhythm types of STRESS-TIMING, SYLLABLE-TIMING, MORA-TIMING, (4) timing in speech perception.

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Bibliographic reference.  Kohler, Klaus J. (2003): "Domains of temporal control in speech and language from utterance to segment (discussion paper)", In ICPhS-15, 7-10.