Kari Suomi

Kari Suomi was an Assistant Professor from 1985 to 2012 at the Department of Phonetics in the University of Oulu. He has researched English, Swedish and Finnish phonology.[1][2][3]

Kari Suomi
NationalityFinnish
Alma materUniversity of Turku
Known forEnglish, Swedish and Finnish phonology
Scientific career
FieldsPhonetics
InstitutionsUniversity of Oulu
ThesisVoicing in English and Finnish Stops: A Typological Comparison with an Interlanguage Study of the Two Languages in Contact (1980)

His textbook Introduction to Speech Acoustics has been used for university teaching in Finnish phonetics, speech therapy and vocology since 1990.[4]

His other two textbooks with Toivanen and Ylitalo are Fundamentals of phonetics and Finnish sound theory, 2006 and Finnish sound structure – Phonetics, phonology, phonotactics and prosody, 2008.[5][6]

Academic thesesEdit

  • Suomi, Kari (1980). Voicing in English and Finnish Stops: A Typological Comparison with an Interlanguage Study of the Two Languages in Contact. University of Turku, Finland. ISBN 951-641-798-1. (Doctoral Thesis)
  • Suomi, Kari (1973). Tutkimus liittymän (Anschluss) havaitsemiseen vaikuttavista akustisista parametreistä. (A study of the acoustic parameters affecting the interface (Anschluss) detection), University of Turku, Finland. (Master's Thesis)

TextbooksEdit

International PublicationsEdit

Papers from Finnish phoneticiansEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "researchgate: Publications I". Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  2. ^ "skmiod: Publications II". Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "WorldCat: Publications III". Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Introduction to Speech Acoustics". Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  5. ^ "Introduction to phonetics and Finnish sound theory". Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  6. ^ "Finnish sound structure" (PDF). Retrieved August 16, 2019.