The 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
May 13-16, 2014



Bibliographic Reference

[TAL-2014] The 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, May 13-16, 2014; ed. by C. Gussenhoven, Y. Chen, and D. Dediu; ISCA Archive, http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/tal_2014


Introduction to the Workshop



Author Index and Quick Access to Abstracts

Abaurre   Ambrazaitis   AMITH   ANTONIOU   Ayoker   Bin   Broersma   Carpes   CASTILLO GARCìA   Chen, Ao (45)   Chen, Ao (83)   Chen, Aoju (54)   Chen, Aoju (83)   Chen, Jenn-Yeu   Chen, Yiya   Chen, Zhongmin   Cheng   Desain   DiCANIO   Frid   Fung   Genzel   Gjersøe (27)   Gjersøe (79)   Gope   Gu   Hamlaoui   Hammarström   Hao   van HEUVEN   Ho   Hoffmann   Jia   Jing   Kager (83)   Kager (87)   Kaland   Kelly   Köhnlein   KUBOZONO   Kügler   Lan   Landgraf   Law   Lee, Albert   Lee, Hyunjung   Lee, Jackson   Lee, Seunghun J.   Li (75)   Li (147)   Liang   Liu   Lyu   Mahanta   Makasso   Mathes   McKendry   McQueen   Meyase   Mok (75)   Mok (147)   Oh   Ou   Ouattara   Pan   Peltola   Perkins   Postma   Postma-Nilsenová (160)   Postma-Nilsenová (168)   Prom-on   Remijsen   Roberts   Sadakata   Seara   Shport   Sloos   Smiljaniċ   Sosa   Toneli   Torreira   Tronnier   Vigário   Westera   Wong (83)   WONG (199)   Wu   Xu, Robert Bo (75)   Xu, Robert Bo (147)   Xu, Yi (36)   Xu, Yi (164)   Yang, Anqi   Yang, Bei   Yang, Li-chiung   Yang, Nuoyi   Yang, Xinlu   Yiu   Yu   Zetterholm   Zhou  

Names written in boldface refer to first authors, in CAPITAL letters to keynote and invited papers. Full papers can be accessed from the abstracts. Please note that each abstract opens in a separate window.



Table of Contents and Access to Abstracts

Keynote Papers

Kubozono, Haruo: "Japanese pitch accent in a typological perspective", 195-198.

Wong, Patrick C. M. / Antoniou, Mark: "The neurophysiology of tone: four decades of research", 199-202.

DiCanio, Christian / Amith, Jonathan D. / Castillo García, Rey: "The phonetics of moraic alignment in Yoloxóchitl Mixtec", 203-210.

Heuven, Vincent J. van: "Acoustic correlates and perceptual cues of word and sentence stress: mainly English and Dutch", 211-217.

Contributed Papers

Mathes, Timothy K.: "extreme tonal depressor effects in Khoisan: evidence from Tsua", 1-5.

Remijsen, Bert / Ayoker, Otto Gwado: "Evidence for contrastive tonal alignment in Shilluk", 6-9.

Gope, Amalesh / Mahanta, Shakuntala: "Lexical tones in Sylheti", 10-14.

McKendry, Inga: "Evidence for rightward tone shift in Mixtec languages", 15-18.

Meyase, Savio Megolhuto: "Four versus five: the number of tones in Tenyidie", 19-22.

Ouattara, Virpi / Peltola, Maija S.: "Tone neutralization and tone spreading in the verb system of Samue (niger- congo, gur)", 23-26.

Hamlaoui, Fatima / Gjersøe, Siri M. / Makasso, Emmanuel-Moselly: "High tone spreading and phonological phrases in Bàsàá", 27-31.

Yang, Xinlu / Liang, Jie / Sloos, Marjoleine: "Unmerging T2 and T3 in Urumqi accented standard Mandarin", 32-35.

Cheng, Chierh / Chen, Jenn-Yeu / Xu, Yi: "An acoustic analysis of Mandarin tone 3 sandhi elicited from an implicit priming experiment", 36-40.

Yu, Alan C. L. / Lee, Hyunjung / Lee, Jackson: "Variability in perceived duration: pitch dynamics and vowel quality", 41-44.

Hoffmann, Christian W. G. / Sadakata, Makiko / Chen, Ao / Desain, Peter / McQueen, James M.: "Within-category variance and lexical tone discrimination in native and non- native speakers", 45-49.

Ou, Jinghua / Law, Sam-Po / Fung, Roxana / Ho, Sabrina: "The role of individual differences in cognitive ability in tone processing in Cantonese: preliminary findings", 50-53.

Yang, Anqi / Chen, Aoju: "Prosodie focus marking iu child and adult Mandarin Chinese", 54-58.

Tronnier, Mechtild / Zetterholm, Elisabeth: "Swedish word accent production by L2-speakers with different tonal L1S", 59-62.

Zhou, Wencui / Broersma, Mirjam: "Perception of birth language tone contrasts by adopted Chinese children", 63-66.

Hao, Yen-Chen: "The application of the speech learning model to the L2 acquisition of Mandarin tones", 67-70.

Kügler, Frank / Genzel, Susanne: "On the elicitation of focus – prosodic differences as a function of sentence mode of the context?", 71-74.

Xu, Robert Bo / Li, Jingwen / Mok, Peggy: "The effect of orthography on L2 perception", 75-78.

Lee, Seunghun J. / Gjersøe, Siri M.: "Segmental effects on tone: an acoustic analysis of tonal polarity in Xitsonga", 79-82.

Chen, Ao / Chen, Aoju / Kager, René / Wong, Patrick C. M.: "Rises and falls in Dutch and Mandarin Chinese", 83-86.

Liu, Liquan / Kager, René: "The discrimination of tonal contrasts by monolingual and bilingual adults", 87-90.

Landgraf, Rabea: "Are you serious? irony and the perception of emphatic intensification", 91-94.

Kelly, Niamh / Smiljaniċ, Rajka: "The effects of pragmatic focus on norwegian tonal accent", 95-99.

Torreira, Francisco / Roberts, Seán G. / Hammarström, Harald: "Functional trade-off between lexical tone and intonation: typological evidence from polar-question marking", 100-103.

Poster Sessions

Shport, Irina: "Variation in prosodic phonology: individual differences in production of the pitch-accent contrast", 104-107.

Carpes, Daise Ribeiro / Sosa, Juan Manuel / Seara, Izabel Christine: "Perception of tonal contrasts of non-exhaustivity in Brazilian Portuguese: an experimental study", 108-111.

Perkins, Jeremy: "Non-local consonant-tone interaction in Thai", 112-115.

Chen, Zhongmin: "On the relationship between tones and initials of the dialects in the shànghãi area", 116-119.

Yang, Li-chiung: "Tonal ambiguity in Mandarin", 120-124.

Lyu, Shao-ren / Pan, Ho-hsien: "Tone merging in Hailu Hakka: a production study", 125-128.

Jia, Yuan: "Tonal and sandhi patterns of shandong dialects", 129-133.

Westera, Matthijs: "Grounding topic and focus in biological codes", 134-137.

Ambrazaitis, Gilbert / Frid, Johan: "F0 peak timing, height, and shape as independent features", 138-142.

Yiu, Suki S. Y.: "Tone Spans of Cantonese English", 143-146.

Li, Jingwen / Xu, Robert Bo / Mok, Peggy: "Effect of orthography on L2 production of Mandarin tones", 147-151.

Wu, Junru / Chen, Yiya: "Tonal variants in the bilingual mental lexicon", 152-155.

Bin, Li / Jing, Shao: "Development of sensitivity to tone correlates by learners of Mandarin", 156-159.

Kaland, Constantijn / Postma-Nilsenová, Marie: "Sound symbolic effects of intrinsic pitch and intrinsic intensity in Dutch vowels", 160-163.

Lee, Albert / Xu, Yi / Prom-on, Santitham: "Modeling Japanese F0 contours using the PENTAtrainers and AMtrainer", 164-167.

Postma-Nilsenová, Marie / Postma, Eric / Gu, Yu: "No effect of language experience on spectral/fundamental listener type distribution: a comparison of Chinese and Dutch", 168-171.

Toneli, Priscila Marques / Vigário, Marina / Abaurre, Maria Bernadete M.: "Distinguishing emphatic and prosodic word initial stresses: evidence from Brazilian Portuguese", 172-176.

Köhnlein, Björn: "Pitch accents in Uspanteko: a metrical approach", 177-180.

Lan, Yizhou / Oh, Sunyoung: "The effect of Mandarin tone on the perception and production of English consonant clusters", 181-184.

Yang, Bei / Yang, Nuoyi: "A preliminary study of tonal influence on weak syllables in Mandarin", 185-188.