Chapter 7: Articulatory constraints

This chapter formalizes the principle of minimization of articulatory effort into gestural constraints and their universal local rankings.


7.1   Energy
7.2   Number of gestures
7.3   Synchronization
7.4   Precision
7.5   Coordination
7.6   Global or local rankings of effort?
7.7   Ranking by specificity
7.8   A restriction on functional rankings of articulatory constraints
7.9   A comprehensive gestural constraint and additive ranking
7.10   Conclusion
Forward to chapter 8.
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