LSA 301: Acoustic phonetics

Richard Wright | six-week course | TuTh 1:30 – 3:15, 219 Dwinelle Hall

This course covers the basics of acoustics as applicable to the study of spoken language: signals, filters, fundamentals of digital signal processing, and the acoustics of the vocal tract. It also covers the most widely used methodologies for the observation and measure of spoken language.

Reading: Keith Johnson, Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics, Peter Ladefoged, Phonetic Data Analysis, and selected materials available online.

Prerequisites: Introductory phonetics.

Areas of linguistics: Phonetics, phonology, and morphology

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