Research topics and some downloadable papers
- Mafuyu Kitahara (2005)
``An estimation of the functional load from the frequency of
phonological oppositions, ''
slides presented in Phonology Forum 2005, Fukuoka University,
[PDF (281KB) ]
Also see my PhD thesis below.
Pitch accent in Japanese
Speech rhythm and dynamics
- Bushra Zawahdeh, Keiichi Tajima and Mafuyu Kitahara (2002)
``Discovering Arabic Rhythm through a Speech Cycling Task,''
in Dilworth B. Parkinson and Elabbas Benmamoun (eds.) Perspectives
on Arabic Linguistics XIII-XIV, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John
Benjamins, pp. 39-58.
- Mafuyu Kitahara, Tadao Murata and Haruka Fukazawa (2003)
``Rate induced resyllabification and sonority scale in Japanese,''
presented at the 15th ICPhS, Barcelona.
[Poster: gzip-ed post script (1.5MB)]
[Paper: PDF (104KB)]
- Haruka Fukazawa and Mafuyu Kitahara (2005)
``Ranking paradox in consonant voicing in Japanese,''
draft prepared for J. van de Weijer, K. Nanjo, and T. Nishihara (eds.)
Voicing in Japanese, Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 105-121
[gzip-ed post script (127KB)]
- Notes about commands, scripts, resources and such for personal
usage. Absolutely no warranty.