Vowel References for S674 (D. Kewley-Port)

A special issue of Speech Communication was published in August, 2003, click here for table of contents. We will be reading many of these articles. Speech Communication is available through the IU Libraries at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/web-editions/journal/01676393. JASA articles are directly available at: http://scitation.aip.org/jasa/

Updated: 10/15/05

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Bent, T., Bradlow, Bradlow, A. and Smith, B. (2005). Segmental errors in different word positions and their effects on intelligibility of non-native speech: All's well that begins well. To appear in a festschrift in honor of the retirement of James Flege.

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Ferguson, S. and Kewley-Port, D. (2005). Acoustic characteristics of vowels in clear and conversational speech: A talker differences approach. Submitted to J. Acoustic. Soc. Am.

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Harnsberger, J., Svirsky, M, Kaiser, A., Pisoni, D., Wright, R. and Meyer, T (2001). Perceptual "vowel spaces" of cochlear implant users: Implications for the study of auditory adaptation to spectral shift. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 109, 2135-2145.

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Hawks, J., Fourakis, M., Skinner, M., Holden, T. and Holden, L. (1997). Effects of formant bandwidth on the identification of synthetic vowels by cochlear implant recipients. Ear & Hearing, 18, 479-487.

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Hillenbrand, J.M., & Nearey, T.M. (1999). Identification of resynhesized /hVd/ utterances: Effects of formant contour. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 105(6), 3509-3523.

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Hillenbrand, J.M. & Houde, R.A. (2003). A narrow band pattern-matching model of vowel perception. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 113, 1044-1055.

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Kewley-Port, D., Akahane-Yamada, R., & Aikawa, K. (1996a). Intelligibility and acoustic correlates of Japanese-accented English vowels. Proc. ICSLP 96, 450-453.

Kewley-Port, D., and Neel, A.T. (2005) Perception of dynamic properties of speech: Peripheral and central processses. In Listening to Speech, Greenberg, S. and Ainsworth, W. (Eds.), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

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Kewley-Port, D. & Zheng, Y. (1998) Auditory models of formant frequency discrimination for isolated vowels. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 103, 1654-1666.

Kewley-Port, D. and Zheng, Y. (1999) Vowel formant discrimination: Towards more ordinary listening conditions. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 106, 2945-2958.

Kewley-Port, D. (2001). Vowel formant discrimination II: Effects of stimulus uncertainty, consonantal context and training. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 110, 2141-2155.

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Liu, C. and Kewley-Port, D. (2004). STRAIGHT: a new speech synthesizer for vowel formant discrimination. Acoustic Research Letters Online 5, http://ojps.aip.org/arlo/ , 31-36.

Liu, C. and Kewley-Port (2004). Vowel formant discrimination for high-fidelity speech. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 1224-1233.

Liu, C. and Kewley-Port, D. (2005). Vowel formant discrimination of high-fidelity speech by hearing-impaired listeners. Submitted to .J. Acoust. Soc. Am.

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