Speech Perception
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Speech perception refers to the process of hearing, interpreting, and understanding linguistic sounds, and normally involves the auditory system responding to acoustic speech signals. Mapping between acoustics and audition is often obscured by two problems: the high variability prevalent in speech…

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Janice FON, “Speech Perception”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 24 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000396>
First published online: 2015

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