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Title: IPA becomes co-sponsor of two ISCA special interest groups
Author: Patricia Keating
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Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Linguistic Field: Phonetics
Abstract: At the Association's August 2011 General Meeting in Hong Kong, a suggestion was made that the IPA should establish a link with the Special Interest Group on Speech Prosody (SProSIG) of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA). After discussion with SProSIG, the Council of the IPA has voted to become a co-sponsor of the group. SProSIG's Liaison Officer, Yi Xu of University College London, will serve as the Liaison Officer for the IPA with SProSIG and ISCA.


This article appears IN Journal of the International Phonetic Association Vol. 43, Issue 1.

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