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The LS Model (Lexicon-Syllabary Model)

  • Bernd J. Kröger
  • Trevor Bekolay
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Abstract

This section presents an approach for modeling speech processing and speech learning. Parts of this simulation model are implemented in the STAA approach, with other parts already in the NEF. The model described here comprises cognitive and sensory-motor components of speech production and perception. Additionally, we simulate the emergence of the mental lexicon and the mental syllabary using babbling and imitation training.

Keywords

Mental lexicon Mental syllabary Articulation Speaking rate Neural oscillator 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd J. Kröger
    • 1
  • Trevor Bekolay
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Phoniatrics, Pedaudiology and Communications DisordersRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.Applied Brain ResearchWaterlooCanada

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