About 60 Mphil and PhD scholars attended a one-day workshop titled 'Major Trends in Experimental Phonetics
The rise of experimental phonetics and the work of L'abbe Rousselot (1) and Paul Passy, (2) among others, imposed an objective approach on issues that had traditionally been discussed subjectively, le bon gout oftentimes being the sole argument.
(1.) Jean-Pierre Rousselot (1846-1924) is considered the founder of experimental phonetics, and published the two volumes of his Principes de phonetique experimentale in 1897 and 1901.
In his major contribution to metrical science, Elements of Experimental Phonetics (1902), Scripture insisted on "the attainment of accuracy and trustworthiness" of measurement and demanded instrumentation capable of producing results "absolutely accurate for all records in thousandths of a second." (50) Like Wundt and Helmholtz before them, Scripture and other experimental psychologists and phoneticians of his generation demanded devices that could take infinitesimally fine measurements from speaking subjects and translate them into decipherable visible impressions.
(51) Scripture, Elements of Experimental Phonetics, pp.
Here Ilse Lehiste enthusiastically experienced the world of experimental phonetics
and theoretical linguistics.
The 22 chapters are divided into sections supporting this central theme, with topics that include experimental phonetics
, biological perspectives, linguistic phonetics, and speech technology.
verse design), paralinguistics (delivery instance and delivery design), experimental phonetics
, literary interpretation.
In 1907 Jones was given a part-time lectureship at UCL, where he taught practical classes in French and English phonetics, a general class on phonetics, and, later, also experimental phonetics
. His practical courses attracted numerous students, mainly teachers in London schools.
In 1977, the laboratory of experimental phonetics
was incorporated into the sector of computational linguistics, which meant certain losses for phonetics.
Niina Aasmae's work "Stress and Quantity in Erzya" satisfies all the requirements for a doctoral dissertation in the branch of theoretical and experimental phonetics
--.1976, Suprasegmental Features of Speech.--Contemporary Issues in Experimental Phonetics
, New York-San Francisco-London, 225-239.