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

Barcelona, Spain
August 3-9, 2003

Locus Equation Metric Applied to Slovenian

Bojan Petek

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

This paper presents results on the determination of locus equations for Slovenian language. The 1000-speaker Slovenian SpeechDat(II) spoken language database is searched first for all target VCV contexts in order to yield candidate subsets for the acoustic-phonetic measurements.
   Next, only VCVs embedded within the judiciously chosen carrier utterances are selected for the (F2 vowel, F2 onset) measurements in the framework of /VbV/, /VdV/, and /VgV/-based determination of locus equations. The paper concludes with the discussion of results from the cross-linguistic perspective.

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Bibliographic reference.  Petek, Bojan (2003): "Locus equation metric applied to Slovenian", In ICPhS-15, 2709-2712.