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Landmarks are generally manifested as maxima/minima or discontinuities in the speech signal, and can be interpreted to yield a subset of distinctive features related to broad classes of articulation types, for example, vowels or consonants. Further acoustic correlates, or acoustic cues, for extracting the remaining distinctive features for the segment can be found around the landmarks (Stevens, 1998). 5in 32 Advanced Topics in Biometrics b1057-ch02 Jeung-Yoon Choi segment may be modiﬁed due to contextual eﬀects (Chomsky and Halle, 1968).