Nonsegmental phonology


  Lexical knowledge representation at the phonological level of description is usually segmental, based on phonemes or feature representations. A standard feature bundle representation is just a simple sequence of segments which contains no explicit temporal information. For particular speech tasks, however, a nonsegmental description based on autosegmental  representation, gestural scores or event representations may be more desirable. In the discussion which follows, we will extend our descriptions to deal with nonsegmental representations.



                                                                       1. Representative-- T. D. Griffen

                                                        2. Feature representations

                                                        3. Multilinear descriptions

                                                        4. Time map domain