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Welcome to ToPIQQ!

Welcome to the site of the project called ToPIQQ: Tonal Placement – Interaction of Qualitative and Quantitative factors. ToPIQQ comprises several individual projects that investigate the placement and distribution of tonal events in a number of unrelated languages that have challenged current theories of tone and intonation. In order to model both the qualitative and quantitative factors that play a role in tonal placement, ToPIQQ appeals to dynamical systems.

ToPIQQ is funded by the Volkswagenstiftung (2013-2015)

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ToPIQQ brings together researchers from the following institutions:

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