Datasets for Chang & Yao (2016, 2019)
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Description: Full datasets for Chang and Yao (2019, "Production of neutral tone in Mandarin by heritage, native, and second language speakers", Proceedings of ICPhS 2019) as well as Chang and Yao (2016, "Toward an understanding of heritage prosody: Acoustic and perceptual properties of tone produced by heritage, native, and second language speakers of Mandarin", Heritage Language Journal), in Excel format (.xlsx) and tab-delimited text format (.txt). Sheet 1 of the Excel file provides the acoustic data; Sheet 2, the perceptual data related to tone quality, i.e. tone identification (tonal intelligibility) and perceived goodness; Sheet 3, the perceptual data related to socio-demographic classification of the talkers; Sheet 4, the demographic data for the talker participants; and Sheet 5, the demographic data for the listener (rater) participants. Sheet 6 provides a key explaining each column of the data spreadsheets in sheets 1-5.