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Publications

 

 

 

BOOKS

Connell, B. A. & A. Arvaniti [editors]. 1995. Phonology and Phonetic Evidence: Papers in Laboratory Phonology IV. Cambridge University Press.

 

Aggouraki, Y., A. Arvaniti, J. I. M. Davy, D. Goutsos, M. Karyolaimou, A. Panayotou, A. Papapavlou, P. Pavlou & A. Roussou [editors]. 2001. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Greek Linguistics. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press.

 

THESES

Arvaniti, A. 1991. The phonetics of Greek rhythm and its Phonological Implications. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Cambridge. [chapter 1] [chapter 2] [chapters 3] [chapter 4-5] [chapter 6]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1987. The Timing of Consonant Clusters: A Study of Initial Consonant Clusters in Modern Greek. M.Phil. dissertation, University of Cambridge. [pdf]

 

PAPERS

to appear/in press

Arvaniti, A. To appear. The Autosegmental-Metrical model of intonational phonology. In Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel & Jonathan Barnes (Eds), Prosodic Theory and Practice. The MIT Press. [pdf of submission]

Arvaniti, A. To appear. The phonetics of prosody. In M. Aronoff (Editor in Chief), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics.

 

Arvaniti, A. To appear. Measuring speech rhythm. In J. Setter and R.-A. Knight (Eds), Cambridge Handbook of Phonetics. Cambridge University Press.

 

Arvaniti, A. & Janet Fletcher. To appear. The Autosegmental-Metrical theory of intonational phonology. In C. Gussenhoven & A. Chen (Eds), The Handbook of Prosody. Oxford University Press. 

2019

Arvaniti, A. 2019. Crosslinguistic variation, phonetic variability, and the formation of categories in intonation. Proceedings of ICPhS 2019. https://assta.org/proceedings/ICPhS2019/

Baltazani, Mary, Stella Gryllia, & A. Arvaniti. 2019. The intonation and pragmatics of Greek wh-questions.  Language and Speech. DOI: 10.1177/0023830918823236 [pdf]

Gryllia, Stella, Mary Baltazani, & A. Arvaniti. 2019. Evidence for the compositionality of tunes and intonational meaning. Proceedings of ICPhS 2019https://assta.org/proceedings/ICPhS2019/

Lohfink, Georg, Argyro Katsika, & A. Arvaniti. 2019. Variability and category overlap in the realization of intonation. Proceedings of ICPhS 2019. https://assta.org/proceedings/ICPhS2019/

2018

Piccinini, A. & A. Arvaniti. 2018. Dominance, mode, and individual variation in bilingual speech production and perception.  Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. https://doi.org/10.1075/lab.17027.pic [pdf]

Gryllia, Stella, Mary Baltazani, & A. Arvaniti. 2018. The role of pragmatics and politeness in explaining prosodic variability. Speech Prosody  2018.

2017

Arvaniti, A., Marzena Żygis & Marek Jaskula. 2017. The phonetics and phonology of the Polish calling melodies. Special Issue "Slavic perspectives on prosody" (Marzena Zygis & Zofia Malisz, eds.), Phonetica 73 (3-4): 338-361. open access https://www.karger.com/Article/Pdf/446001

Jeon, Hae-Sung & Amalia Arvaniti. 2017. Effects of rhythm and phrase-final lengthening on word-spotting in Korean. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 141, 4251-4263. doi: 10.1121/1.4983178 [pdf of submission]; https://asa.scitation.org/doi/10.1121/1.4983178

2016
Arvaniti, A. 2016. Analytical decisions in intonation research and the role of representations: Lessons from Romani. Laboratory Phonology: Journal of the Association for Laboratory Phonology 7(1): 6, pp. 1–43, open access http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/labphon.14
Arvaniti, A. & Madeleine Atkins. 2016. Uptalk in Southern British English. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2016, Boston. Available from http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/sp2016/
Jeon, Hae-Sung & Amalia Arvaniti. 2016. Rhythmic grouping in English, Greek and Korean: Testing the iambic-trochaic law. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2016, Boston. Available from http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/sp2016/
Katsika, Argyro & Amalia Arvaniti. 2016. Tonal targets and phonetic variability. Available from http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/sp2016/
 
Prom-On, Santitham, Yi Xu, Wentao Gu, Amalia Arvaniti, Hosung Nam, D. H. Whalen. 2016.  The Common Prosody Platform (CPP): Where theories of prosody can be directly compared. Available from http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/sp2016/

Protopapas, Athanassios, Eleonora Panagaki, Angeliki Andrikopoulou, Nicolás Gutiérrez Palma, Amalia Arvaniti. 2016. Priming Stress Patterns in Word Recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Jul 4 , 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000259

2015

Piccinini, Page & A. Arvaniti. 2015. Voice Onset Time in Spanish-English Spontaneous Code-Switching. Journal of Phonetics 52: 121-137. [pdf of final prepublication version] [JPhon link]

Arvaniti, A. & D. Robert Ladd. 2015. Underspecification in intonation revisited: a reply to Xu, Ladd, Prom-on and Liu. Phonology 32(3): 537-541.

Arvaniti, A. & Tamara Rathcke. 2015. The role of stress in syllable monitoring. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: The University of Glasgow. ISBN 978-0-85261-941-4. Paper number 0635 available from http://www.icphs2015.info/pdfs/Papers/ICPHS0212.pdf

 

Arvaniti, A., Marzena Żygis & Marek Jaskula. 2015. The phonetics and phonology of the Polish vocative chant. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: The University of Glasgow. ISBN 978-0-85261-941-4. Paper number 0297 available from http://www.icphs2015.info/pdfs/Papers/ICPHS1041.pdf

 

Piccinini, Page & A. Arvaniti. 2015.  Voice Onset Time in Spanish-English spontaneous code-switching. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: The University of Glasgow. ISBN 978-0-85261-941-4. Paper number 0212 available from http://www.icphs2015.info/pdfs/Papers/ICPHS1041.pdf

 
2014

Adamou, Evangelia & A. Arvaniti. 2014. Illustrations of the IPA: Greek Thrace Xoraxane Romane. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 44(2): 223-231.

 

Arvaniti, A., Mary Baltazani & Stella Gryllia. 2014. The pragmatic interpretation of intonation in Greek wh-questions. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 7, Dublin 20-23/05/2014. [pdf]

 

Ritchart, Amanda & A. Arvaniti. 2014. The form and use of uptalk in Southern California English. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 7, Dublin 20-23/05/2014. [pdf] Updated version of the research reported in our 2014 POMA paper.

 

Ritchart, Amanda & A. Arvaniti. 2014. The use of high rising terminals in Southern Californian English. POMA 20, 060001. [pdf]

 

Piccinini, Page & A. Arvaniti. 2014. Accessing cross language categories in learning a third language. In W. Orman & M. J. Valleau (Eds), BUCLD 38: Proceedings of the 38th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, pp. 342-354. Cascadilla Press. [pdf]

 

2013

Arvaniti, A. & Tara Rodriquez. 2013. The role of rhythm class, speaking rate and F0 in language discrimination. Laboratory Phonology 4: 7-38. [pdf]

 

Tilsen, Sam & A. Arvaniti. 2013. Speech rhythm analysis with decomposition of the amplitude envelope: Characterizing rhythmic patterns within and across languages. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 134(1): 628-639. [pdf]

 

Chung, Younah & A. Arvaniti. 2013. Speech rhythm in Korean: Experiments in speech cycling. POMA 19, 060216. [pdf]

 

Grijalva, Criccely, Page Piccinini & A. Arvaniti. 2013. The vowel spaces of Southern Californian English and Mexican Spanish as produced by monolinguals and bilinguals. POMA 19, 060088. [pdf]

 

Horton, Russell & A. Arvaniti. 2013. Cluster and classes in the rhythm metrics. San Diego Linguistic Papers 4. [pdf]

 
2012

Arvaniti, A. 2012.The usefulness of metrics in the quantification of speech rhythm. Journal of Phonetics 40: 351-373. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2012. Chapter 11.2 Segment-to-Tone Association. In A. Cohn, C. Fougeron & M. Huffman (Eds), The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology, pp. 265-274. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2012. Rhythm classes and speech perception (prepublication version). In O. Niebuhr (Ed.), Prosodies: Context, Function and Communication. Walter de Gruyter. [pdf]

 

2011

Arvaniti, A. 2011. The representation of intonation. In Marc van Oostendorp, Colin Ewen, Elizabeth Hume and Keren Rice (Eds), Companion to Phonology, Wiley-Blackwell. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. & E. Adamou. 2011. Focus expression in Romani. 28th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Cascadilla Proceedings Project. [pdf]

 

2010

Arvaniti, A. 2010. Linguistic practices in Cyprus and the emergence of Cypriot Standard Greek. Mediterranean Language Review 17: 15-45. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2010. A (brief) overview of the phonetics and phonology of Cypriot Greek. In A. Voskos, D. Goutsos & A. Mozer (Eds), The Greek Language in Cyprus from Antiquity to Today, pp. 107-124. Athens: University of Athens. [pdf]

 

Adamou, E. & A. Arvaniti. 2010. Language-specific and universal patterns of narrow focus marking in Romani. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago, 11-14 May 2010. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. & Tristie Ross. 2010. Rhythm classes and speech perception. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago, 11-14 May 2010. [pdf]

 

2009

Arvaniti, A. 2009. Rhythm, timing and the timing of rhythm. Phonetica 66: 46-63. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A., D. R. Ladd. 2009. Greek wh-questions and the phonology of intonation. Phonology 26: 43-74. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2009. Greek intonation and the phonology of prosody: polar questions revisited. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Greek Linguistics, pp. 14-29. [pdf]

 

2008

Arvaniti, A., T. Ross & N. Ferjan. 2008. On the reliability of rhythm metrics. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 124: 2495.

 

Ferjan, N., T. Ross & A. Arvaniti. 2008. Second language rhythm and rhythm metrics. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 123: 3427.

 

Ross, T., N. Ferjan & A. Arvaniti. 2008. Quantifying rhythm in running speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 123: 3427.

 

2007

Arvaniti, A. 2007. Greek Phonetics: The State of the Art. Journal of Greek Linguistics 8: 97-208. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2007. On the presence of final lowering in British and American English. In C. Gussenhoven & T. Riad (Eds), Tone and Tunes, vol. 2: Experimental Studies in Word and Sentence Prosody, pp. 317-347. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. & G. Garding . 2007. Dialectal variation in the rising accents of American English. In J. Cole & J. H. Hualde (Eds), Papers in Laboratory Phonology 9, pp. 547-576. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2007. On the relationship between phonology and phonetics (or why phonetics is not phonology). Special Session: Between Meaning and Speech: On the Role of Communicative Functions, Representations and Articulations. Proceedings of ICPhS XVI, pp. 19-24. [pdf]

 

del Giudice, Alex, Ryan K. Shosted, Katherine Davidson, Mohammad Salihie & A. Arvaniti. 2007. Comparing methods for locating pitch "elbows." Proceedings of ICPhS XVI, pp. 117-1120. [pdf]

 

Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Ryan K. Shosted & A. Arvaniti. 2007. On the perception of incomplete neutralization. Proceedings of ICPhS XVI, pp. 653-656. [pdf]

 

2006

Arvaniti, A., D. R. Ladd & I. Mennen. 2006. Phonetic effects of focus and "tonal crowding" in intonation: Evidence from Greek polar questions. Speech Communication 48: 667-696. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A., D. R. Ladd & I. Mennen. 2006. Tonal association and tonal alignment: evidence from Greek polar questions and contrastive statements. Language and Speech 49: 421-450. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. Linguistic practices in Cyprus and the emergence of Cypriot Standard Greek. San Diego Linguistic Papers 2.

 

Arvaniti, A. 2006. Erasure as a means of maintaining diglossia in Cyprus. San Diego Linguistic Papers 2.

 

 

Arvaniti, A., R. Shosted, C. Kilpatrick. 2006. On the perception of epenthetic stops in American English. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 120: 3249.

 

Shosted, R., A. Del Giudice, A. Arvaniti. 2006. Comparing methods for measuring pitch "elbows". Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 120: 3091.

 

2005

Arvaniti, A. & M. Baltazani. 2005. Intonational analysis and prosodic annotation of Greek spoken corpora. In Sun-Ah Jun (Ed), Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing. Oxford University Press. 84-117. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2005. Pronunciation and intonation [in Greek]. In S. Efstathiadis (Ed), Breakthrough Level for Modern Greek. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing. [pdf]

 

2004

Arvaniti, A. and B. D. Joseph. 2004. Early Modern Greek /b d g/: Evidence from Rembetika and Folk Songs. Journal of Modern Greek Studies 22: 73-94. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2004. Final lowering: fact, artefact or dialectal variation? Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 116: 2644.

 

2003

Arvaniti, A. 2003. Peak scaling in Greek and the role of declination. Proceedings of XVth ICPhS, pp. 2269-2272. Barcelona, 4-9 August 2003. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. & S. Godjevac. 2003. The origins and scope of final lowering in English and Greek. Proceedings of XVth ICPhS, pp.1077-1080. Barcelona, 4-9 August 2003. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. Pronunciation and intonation [in Greek]. 2003. In S. Efstathiadis (Ed), Vantage Level for Modern Greek, pp. 193-204. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing. [pdf]

 

2002

Arvaniti, A. 2002. The intonation of yes-no questions in Greek. In M. Makri-Tsilipakou (Ed), Selected Papers on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, pp. 71-83. Thessaloniki: Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, School of English, Aristotle University. See Arvaniti, Ladd & Mennen (2006, SpeCom) instead

 

Arvaniti, A. 2002. Dimorphy, diglossia and the emergence of Cypriot Standard Greek [in Greek]. Recherches en linguistique grecque, vol. I: 75-78. Paris: L' Harmattan. See Arvaniti, (2010, MLR) instead

 

Arvaniti, A. & B. D. Joseph. 2002. Modern Greek [b d g] in the early 20c.: Evidence from folk and rebetica songs. Recherches en linguistique grecque, vol. I: 67-70. Paris: L' Harmattan. See Arvaniti & Joseph (2004) instead

 

Arvaniti, A. & T. Pelekanou. 2002. Postlexical rules and gestural overlap in a Greek spoken corpus. Recherches en linguistique grecque, vol. I: 71-74. Paris: L' Harmattan. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. & L. Taylor. 2002. On the origins and scope of final lowering. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 112: 2443.

 

2001

Arvaniti, A. 2001. Comparing the phonetics of single and geminate consonants in Cypriot and Standard Greek. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Greek Linguistics, pp. 37-44. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2001. The intonation of wh-questions in Greek. Studies in Greek Linguistics 21:57-68. Thessaloniki. See Arvaniti & Ladd (2009) instead

 

Arvaniti, A. 2001. Cypriot Greek and the phonetics and phonology of geminates. Proceedings of International Conference for Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory. Patras, 12-14 October 2000. [pdf]

 

Tserdanelis, G. & A. Arvaniti. 2001. The acoustic characteristics of geminate consonants in Cypriot Greek. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Greek Linguistics, pp.29-36. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2001. Pronunciation and intonation [in Greek]. In S. Efstathiadis (Ed), Waystage Level for Modern Greek, pp. 99-106. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 2001. Pronunciation and intonation [in Greek]. In S. Efstathiadis (Ed), Intermediate Level for Modern Greek, pp. 181-190. Thessaloniki: Center for Greek Language. [pdf]

 

2000

Arvaniti, A. 2000. The acoustics of stress in Modern Greek. Journal of Greek Linguistics 1: 9-39. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. & B. D. Joseph. 2000. Variation in voiced stop prenasalisation in Greek. Glossologia 11-12: 131-166. [pdf] [Or see it in The Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 52 (1999): 203-232.]

 

Arvaniti, A., D. R. Ladd & I. Mennen. 2000. What is a starred tone? Evidence from Greek. In M. Broe & J. Pierrehumbert (Eds), Papers in Laboratory Phonology V: Acquisition and the Lexicon. Cambridge University Press, 119-131. [pdf]

 

Grice, M., D. R. Ladd & A. Arvaniti. 2000. On the place of "phrase accents" in intonational phonology. Phonology 17:143-185. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. & M. Baltazani. 2000. GREEK ToBI: a system for the annotation of Greek speech corpora. Proceedings Second International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2000), vol. II, pp. 555-562. Athens: European Language Resources Association. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. & G. Tserdanelis. 2000. On the phonetics of geminates: evidence from Cypriot Greek. Proceedings of International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP2000), Beijing 23-27 October 2000. [pdf]

 

Christogiannis, C., T. Varvarigou, A. Zappa, Y. Vamvakoulas, C. Shih & A. Arvaniti. 2000. Construction of the acoustic inventory for a Greek Text-to-Speech concatenative synthesis system. Proceedings of International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2000), Istanbul, June 5-9, 2000. [pdf]

 

Christogiannis, C., Y. Stavroulas, Y. Vamvakoulas, T. Varvarigou, A. Zappa, C. Shih & A. Arvaniti. 2000. Design and implementation of a Greek text-to-speech system based on concatenative synthesis. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP2000), Beijing 23-27 October 2000. [pdf]

 

1999

Arvaniti, A. 1999.  Illustrations of the IPA: Modern Greek. Journal of the International Phonetic Association  29: 167-172. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1999. Illustrations of the IPA: Cypriot Greek. Journal of the International Phonetic Association  29: 173-176. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1999. Effects of speaking rate on the timing of single and geminate sonorants. Proceedings of the XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 599-602, San Francisco, CA. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1999. Greek voiced stops: prosody, syllabification, underlying representations or selection of the optimal? Proceedings of the 3rd International Linguistics Conference for the Greek Language, 383-390. Athens: Ellinika Grammata. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1999. Pronunciation and Intonation [in Greek]. In S. Efstathiadis (Ed), Threshold for Modern Greek, vol. A, pp. 159-167. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing. [pdf]

 

1998

Arvaniti, A., D. R. Ladd & I. Mennen. 1998. Stability of tonal alignment: the case of Greek prenuclear accents. Journal of Phonetics 26: 3-25. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1998. Phrase accents revisited: comparative evidence from Standard and Cypriot Greek. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, vol. 7: 2883-2886, Sydney. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1998. Evidence for prosodic structure in recent blends in Greek. [in Greek]. Studies in Greek Linguistics 18: 68-82. Thessaloniki, Greece. [pdf]

 

1997

Arvaniti, A. 1997. Greek "emphatic stress": a first approach. Greek Linguistics 95: Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Greek Linguistics, vol. I: 13-24. The Department of Linguistics, University of Salzburg. [pdf]

 

1995

Arvaniti, A. & D. Robert Ladd. 1995. Tonal alignment and the representation of accentual targets. Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Stockholm, vol. 4: 220-223. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1995. Sociolinguistic patterns of prenasalisation in Greek. Studies in Greek Linguistics 15: 209-220. Thessaloniki, Greece. See Arvaniti & Joseph (2000) instead

 

1994

Arvaniti, A. 1994. Acoustic features of Greek rhythmic structure. Journal of Phonetics 22: 239-268. [pdf]

 

1992

Arvaniti, A. 1992. Secondary stress: evidence from Modern Greek. In G. J. Docherty & D. R. Ladd (Eds), Papers in Laboratory Phonology II: Gesture, Segment, Prosody. Cambridge University Press, 398-423. [pdf]

 

Arvaniti, A. 1992. On stress clashes in Modern Greek. Progress Reports from Oxford Phonetics 5: 1-10. Oxford University Phonetics Laboratory. See Arvaniti (1994) instead

 

1991

Arvaniti, A. 1991. Rhythmic categories: a critical evaluation on the basis of Greek data. Proceedings of the XIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, vol. 2: 298- 301. Université de Provence, Service des Publications. See Arvaniti (2009), Arvaniti (1994) and Arvaniti (1991) instead

 

1990

Arvaniti, A. 1990. Review of Botinis, A. (1989) Stress and prosodic structure in Greek, Lund University Press. Journal of Phonetics 18: 65-69.

 

1989

Arvaniti, A. 1989. On a new conception of the metrical structure of Greek. Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on the Description and/or Comparison of English and Greek, pp. 159-182. Thessaloniki, Greece.