Phonetics of the Origins and Evolution of Speech
Special issue of Evolution of Communication 3:1 (1999)
Papers from a satellite meeting of the XIVth Congress of the Phonetic Sciences regarding the phonetics of the origin and evolution of speech. Topics include: the internal structure of words, the question of the growth of the vocal tract, and principles of self-organization as they relate to the origin of phonological systems and the emergence of sound patterns.
[Evolution of Communication, 3:1] 1999. 103 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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Table of Contents
Guest Editors' PrefaceDidier Demolin & Jean-Marie Hombert | p. 1
Evolution of the form of spoken wordsPeter F. MacNeilage & Barbara L. Davis | pp. 3–20
The role of self-organisation in the emergence of phonological systemsDidier Demolin & Alain Soquet | pp. 21–48
Neandertal man was not morphologically handicapped for speechLouis-Jean Boë, Shinji Maeda & Jean-Louis Heim | pp. 49–77
Evolution and self-organisation in vowel systemsBart de Boer | pp. 79–103