S702: Acoustic Research
in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
2002 Reading Packet #1

[Note: In order of presentation. Initials of presenters follow.]

1. Introduction and Review Acoustics and Phonetics

Peterson, G. (1952). Parameter relationships in the portrayal of signals with sound spectrograh techniques. JSHD, 17, 427-432. DKP

Monsen, R.B. and Engebretson, A.M. (1983). The accuracy of formant frequency measurements: A comparison of spectrographic analysis and Linear Prediction. JSHR 26, 89-97. DKP

2. Acoustic Properties of Vowels

Hillenbrand, J., Getty, L.J., Clark, M.J., & Wheeler, K. (1995). Acoustic characteristics of American English vowels. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 97, 3099-3111. TB

Hillenbrand, J., Clark, M.J., & Nearey, T. (2001). Effects of consonant environments on vowel formant patterns. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 109, 748-763. CJD

Jenkins, J.J., Strange, W., &Trent, S. (1999). Context-independent dynamic information for the perception of coarticulated vowels. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 106, 438-448. CMD

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

Ferguson, S. H. and Kewley-Port, D. (2002) Vowel intelligibility in clear and conversational speech for normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners. Submitted. YSY

and Stops Consonants.

Kewley-Port, D. (1983). Time-varying features as correlates of place of articulation in stop consonants. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 73, 322-335. DKP

Smits, R., ten Bosch, L., and Collier, R. ( 1996a) Evaluation of various sets of acoustic cues for the perception of prevocalic stop consonants. I. Perception experiment. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 100, 3852-3864. DHN

Sussman, H., Hoemeke, K. and Ahmed, F. (1993). A cross-linguistic investigation of locus equations as a phonetic descriptor for place of articulation. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 94, 1256-1268. KN