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

Barcelona, Spain
August 3-9, 2003

The Relation Between Stress and Tonal Peaks

Antonio Pamies Bertrán, Mari Cruz Amorós Céspedes

University of Granada, Spain

Experiments dealing with the stress acoustic cues have produced very different results. The main contradictions between such results are related to the tonal nature that intonation theories attribute to stress. Such disparity is due to the huge methodological differences between these studies. This can be proven by applying the two main methods to the same corpus, which produce results that are completely opposite.

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Bibliographic reference.  Bertrán, Antonio Pamies / Céspedes, Mari Cruz Amorós (2003): "The relation between stress and tonal peaks", In ICPhS-15, 2031-2034.