Publications 2007-2012

Publications prior to 2007



Harrington, J. (2010) The Phonetic Analysis of Speech Corpora. Wiley-Blackwell.

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Chapters in books

Harrington, J., Kleber, F., and Reubold, U. (2012) The production and perception of coarticulation in two types of sound change in progress. In S. Fuchs, M. Weirich, P. Perrier, D. Pape (Eds) Speech Production and Speech Perception: Planning and Dynamics. Peter Lang. (pp. 33-55).

Harrington, J. (2012). The relationship between synchronic variation and diachronic change. In A. C. Cohn, C. Fougeron, M. Huffman (Eds.), Handbook of Laboratory Phonology. Oxford University Press: Oxford. p. 321 - 332.

Harrington, J. (2012). The coarticulatory basis of diachronic high back vowel fronting. In M-J. SolŽ & D. Recasens (Eds). The Initiation of Sound Change. Perception, Production, and Social factors. John Benjamins Publishing Company. (pp. 103-122).

Harrington, J., Hoole, P. and Pouplier, M. (in press). Future directions in speech production. In M. Jones & R.-A. Knight (Eds.), Companion to Phonetics. Continuum Publishers.

Harrington, J. (2010). Acoustic Phonetics.  In William J. Hardcastle, John Laver, Fiona E. Gibbon (Eds.), A Handbook of Phonetics.  Wiley-Blackwell: Oxford. (pp. 81-129).

Rathcke, T. & Harrington, J. (2010). The variability of early accent peaks in Standard German. In C. Fougeron, B. KŸhnert, M. d'Imperio, and N. VallŽe (Eds) Laboratory Phonology 10. Berlin: de Gruyter. (p.  533-555).

Harrington, J. (2007). Evidence for a relationship between synchronic variability and diachronic change in the QueenÕs annual Christmas broadcasts. In J. Cole and J. Hualde (Eds.) Laboratory Phonology 9. Mouton: Berlin. (p. 125-143).


International journals

Stevens, M., & Harrington, J. (2014). The individual and the actuation of sound change. Loquens 1(1), e003. doi:

Harrington, J. Hoole, P. & Reubold, U. (2012, in press) A physiological analysis of high front, tense-lax vowel paris in Standard Austrian and Standard German. Italian Journal of Linguistics, in press.

Kleber, F., Harrington, J., and Reubold, U. (2012) The relationship between the perception and production of coarticulation during a sound change in progress. Language & Speech, 55, 383–405.

Harrington, J., Hoole, P., Kleber, F., and Reubold, U. (2011). The physiological, acoustic, and perceptual basis of high back vowel fronting: evidence from German tense and lax vowels. Journal of Phonetics, 39, 121-131.

Harrington, J., Kleber, F., and Reubold, U. (2011). The contributions of the lips and the tongue to the diachronic fronting of high back vowels in Standard Southern British English. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 41, 137-156.

Neumeyer, V., Harrington, J., and Draxler, C. (2010). An acoustic analysis of the vowel space in young and old cochlear-implant speakers Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, in press.

Reubold, U., Harrington, J., and Kleber, F. (2010). Vocal aging effects on F0 and the first formant: a longitudinal analysis in adult speakers. Speech Communication, 52, 638-651.

Marin, S., Pouplier, M. and Harrington, J. (2010) Acoustic consequences of articulatory variability during productions of /t/ and /k/ and its implications for speech error research. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 445-461.

Kleber, F., John, T. and Harrington, J. (2010). The implications for speech perception of incomplete neutralization of final devoicing in German. Journal of Phonetics, 38, 185-196.

Harrington, J., Kleber, F., and Reubold, U.  (2008). Compensation for coarticulation, /u/-fronting, and sound change in Standard Southern British: an acoustic and perceptual study. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 2825-2835.

Guzik, K. & Harrington, J. (2007) The quantification of place of articulation assimilation in electropalatographic data using the similarity index (SI).  Advances in Speech–Language Pathology, 9, 109 – 119.


Papers in international conference proceedings

Kleber, F, Harrington, J., Reubold, U., und Siddins, J. (2012). Compensation for coarticulation in prosodically weak words. In Speech Prosody, Shanghai.

Cunha, C. & Harrington, J. (2011) The perception of /pt/ and /kt/ in European and Brazilian Portuguese. Proc. ICPHS, Hong Kong.

Cunha, C. & Harrington, J. (2011) Gesture overlap in Portuguese lexical and post-lexical consonant clusters. Proc. ISSP (extended abstract), Montreal, Canada.

MŸller, V., Harrington, J., Kleber, F., and Reubold, U. (2011) Age-dependent differences in the neutralization of the intervocalic voicing contrast: evidence from an apparent-time study on East Franconian. Interspeech, Florence, 2011.

Kleber, F., Reubold, U. and Harrington, J. (2010) /u/-fronting in RP and the implications of perceptual integration of lip gestures for sound change processes. Laboratory Phonology 12 (Abstract only).

Iskarous, K., Pouplier, M, Marin, M, and Harrington, J. (in press) The interaction between prosodic boundaries and accent in the production of sibilants. Speech Prosody, Chicago, 2010.

Harrington, J., Kleber, F., and Reubold, U. (2007). U-fronting in RP: a link between sound change and diminished perceptual compensation for coarticulation? Proceedings International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, SaarbrŸcken (August 2007).

Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S. and Watson, C.I. (2007). Age-related changes in fundamental frequency and formants: a longitudinal study of four speakers. Proc. Interspeech 2007, Antwerp.

John, T. & Harrington, J. (2007). Temporal alignment of creaky voice in neutralised realisations of an underlying,post-nasal voicing contrast in German. Proc. Interspeech 2007, Antwerp. p. 986-989.

Rathcke, T. & Harrington, J. (2007). The phonetics and phonology of high and low tones in two falling f0-contours in Standard German. Proc. Interspeech 2007, Antwerp. p. 2753-2756.