SST 2006 Presenters and Papers

Joanne Arciuli, Charles Sturt University

Louisa Slowiaczek, Bowdoin College

What does Dichotic Listening Reveal about the Processing of Stress Typicality?

 

Joanne Arciuli, Charles Sturt University

James Thompson, Charles Sturt University

Improving the Assignment of Lexical Stress in Text-to-Speech Systems

 

Maria Paola Bissiri, University of Munich

Hartmut R. Pfitzinger, University of Munich

Hans G. Tillmann, University of Munich

Lexical Stress Training of German Compounds for Italian Speakers by means of Resynthesis and Emphasis

 

Lasse Bombien, Christian-Albrechts-Universitt zu Kiel

Steve Cassidy, Macquarie University

Jonathan Harrington, Christian-Albrechts-Universitt zu Kiel

Tina John, Christian-Albrechts-Universitt zu Kiel

Sallyanne Palethorpe, Macquarie University

Recent Developments in the Emu Speech Database System

 

Andy Butcher, Flinders University

Formant frequencies of /hVd/ vowels in the speech of South Australian females

 

Girija Chetty, University of Canberra

Michael Wagner, University of Canberra

UCBN: A new audio-visual broadcast news corpus for multimodal speaker verification studies

 

Eric Choi, National ICT Australia

Julien Epps, National ICT Australia

A Novel Front-end Based on Variable Frame Rate Analysis and Mel-filterbank Output Compensation for Robust ASR

 

Pavel Chytil, Oregon Health and Science University

Misha Pavel, Oregon Health and Science University

Estimation of Vocal Fold Characteristics using a Parametric Source Model

 

Michael Corballis, University of Auckland 

Language as Gesture (plenary) 

 

Anne Cutler, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Jeesun Kim , MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Takashi Otake, E-Listening Laboratory, Tokorozawa

On the Limits of L1 Influence on Non-L1 Listening: Evidence from Japanese Perception of Korean

 

Chris Davis, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Amanda Sironic, University of Melbourne

Jeesun Kim, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Perceptual processing of audiovisual Lombard speech

 

Grazyna Demenko, Adam Mickiewicz University

Stefan Grocholewski, Poznan University of Technology

Agnieszka Wagner, Adam Mickiewicz University

Marcin Szymanski, Poznan University of Technology

Prosody Annotation for Corpus Based Speech Synthesis

 

Gerry Docherty, Newcastle University

Jennifer Hay, University of Canterbury

Abby Walker, University of Canterbury

Sociophonetic patterning of phrase-final /t/ in New Zealand English

 

Katie Drager, University of Canterbury

Social Categories, Grammatical Categories, and the Likelihood of Like Monophthongization

 

Dogu Erdener, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Denis Burnham, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Auditory-Visual Speech Perception in School and Preschool Children

 

Janet Fletcher, University of Melbourne

Deborah Loakes, University of Melbourne

Patterns of rising and falling intonation in Australian English

 

Martijn Goudbeek, Max Plank Institute for Psycholinguistics

Daniel Swingley, University of Pennsylvania

Saliency effects in distributional learning

 

Simone Graetzer, University of Melbourne

Consonantal coarticulation resistance in vowel-consonant-vowel sequences in two Australian languages

 

David Grayden, University of Melbourne

Sylvia Tari, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

Rodney Hollow, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

Differential-Rate Sound Processing for Cochlear Implants

 

Christopher Groot, University of Melbourne

Chris Davis, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Auditory-Visual Speech Recognition with Amplitude and Frequency Modulations

 

Bernard Guillemin, University of Auckland

Catherine Watson, University of Auckland

Impact of the GSM AMR speech codec on pitch and formant

 

David Gunawan, University of New South Wales

D. Sen, University of New South Wales

Spectral Envelope Sensitivity of Musical Instruments

 

Teddy Surya Gunawan, University of New South Wales

Eliathamby Ambikairajah, University of New South Wales

On the Use of Simultaneous and Temporal Masking for Noise Suppression in Cochlear Implant

 

John Hajek, University of Melbourne

Tim Cummins, University of Melbourne

A preliminary investigation of vowel lengthening in non-final position in Friulian

 

Serajul Haque, University of Western Australia

Roberto Togneri, University of Western Australia

Anthony Zaknich, University of Western Australia

Zero-Crossings with Adaptation for Automatic Speech Recognition

 

Simon Hawkins, University of Canberra

Formant Estimation using an Autoassociative Neural Network

 

Julia Hoelterhoff, Universitaet Konstanz

Henning Reetz, Universitaet Frankfurt/Main

The perceptual place distinction of German obstruents with restricted frequency information

 

Koichi Honda, Australian National University

F0 and phonation types in Nghe Tinh Vietnamese tones

 

John Ingram, University of Queensland

Thu Nguyen, University of Queensland

Stress, tone and word prosody in Vietnamese compounds

 

Shunichi Ishihara, Australian National University

Kyoto Osaka Japanese Citation Tone Acoustics: A Linguistic Tonetic Study

 

Cheolwoo Jo, Changwon National University

Jianglin Wang, Changwon National University

Performance of Gaussian Mixture Models as a Classifier for Pathological Voice

 

Mark J. Jones, University of Cambridge

Kirsty McDougall, University of Cambridge

A Comparative Acoustic Study of Australian English Fricated /t/: Assessing the Irish (English) Link

 

Akiko Kato, Macquarie University

Felicity Cox, Macquarie University

Development of Japanese length contrast:: A longitudinal study of L2 vowels produced by Australian learners of Japanese

 

Pat Keating, UCLA

Linguistic Voice Quality (plenary)

 

Yuko Kinoshita, University of Canberra

Takashi Osanai, National Research Institute of Police Science

Within Speaker variation in diphthongal dynamics: what can we compare?

 

Christine Kitamura, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Robin Panneton, Virginia Tech

Maria Diehl, Virginia Tech

Anna Notley, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Attuning to the native dialect: When more means less

 

Ananthakrishnan Kollengode Subramanian, University of South Australia

Hashemi-Sakhtsari Ahmad , University of South Australia 

Barnes Adam , University of South Australia 

Bailes Serge, University of South Australia

Performance of Speaker-Independent Speech Recognizers for recognition of Australian English

 

Claudia Kuzla, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Holger Mitterer, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Mirjam Ernestus, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Anne Cutler, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Perceptual compensation for voice assimilation of German fricatives

 

Christa Lam, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Christine Kitamura, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Developmental trends in infant preferences for affective intent in mothers speech

 

Chi Nin Li, University of British Columbia

Connie K. So, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Acoustic analysis of vowels spoken clearly and conversationally by non-native English speakers

 

Andrew Lin, University of Auckland

Stevan Berber, University of Auckland

Waleed Abdulla, University of Auckland

An investigation of non-uniform bandwidths auditory filterbank in audio coding

 

Zhibo Liu, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Fang Zheng, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Xiaojun Wu, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Mingxing Xu, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Towards A New Implementation Approach for Rapid Development of Text-based Dialog Systems

 

Deborah Loakes, University of Melbourne

Variation in Long-Term Fundamental Frequency: Measurements from Vocalic Segments in Twins' Speech

 

Xiaobo Lu, University of Auckland

Peter Bier, University of Auckland

William Thorpe, University of Auckland

A time-varying three-dimensional model of the vocal tract

 

Wenliang Lu, University of New South Wales

Deep Sen, University of New South Wales

Shuai Wang, University of New South Wales

Accurate Delay Measurement of Coded Speech Signals with Subsample Resolution

 

Collin McDonnell, University of Melbourne

David Grayden, University of Melbourne 

Anthony Burkitt, The Bionic Ear Institute

William Kentler, The Bionic Ear Institute

The effect of stimulation rate on spectral acuity in cochlear implant users

 

Gordon McIntyre, Australian National University

Roland Goecke, National ICT Australia and Australian National University

Researching Emotions in Speech

 

Thomas Millhouse, University of Sydney

Frantz Clermont, JP French Associates, York

Perceptual characterisation of the singer's formant region: A preliminary study

 

Mitsuhiro Nakamura, Nihon University

The Spatiotemporal Effects of Speaking Rate on Gestural Coordination: an EPG study

 

Thu Nguyen, University of Queensland

John Ingram, University of Queensland

Reduplication and word stress in Vietnamese

 

Francis Nolan, University of Cambridge

Kirsty McDougall, University of Cambridge

Gea de Jong, University of Cambridge

Toby Hudson, University of Cambridge

A Forensic Phonetic Study of 'Dynamic' Sources of Variability in Speech: The DyViS Project

 

Mohaddeseh Nosratighods, University of New South Wales

Eliathamby Ambikairajah, University of New South Wales

Julien Epps, National ICT Australia

Michael Craey, University of Birmingham

A Novel Technique for the selection of speech segments for speaker verification

 

Akiko Onaka, Macquarie University

Influence of prosodic boundary on Japanese domain-final consonants

 

'Oiwi Parker Jones, Oxford University

Durational variability and stress-timing in Hawaiian

 

Joseph Perkell, MIT

Sensorimotor control of speech production (plenary) 

 

Jenny Price, Monash University

At the crossroads: where age meets accent in the F1/F2 vowel space

 

Michael Proctor, Haskins Laboratories

Christine Shadle, Haskins Laboratories

Khalil Iskarous, Haskins Laboratories

An MRI study of vocalic context effects and lip rounding in the production of English sibilants

 

Kristine Rickard, La Trobe University

A Preliminary Study of the Rhythmic Characteristics of Arrernte

 

Kristine Rickard, La Trobe University

A linguistic-phonetic description of Lanqi citation tones

 

Sigrid Roehling, University of Auckland

Catherine Watson, University of Auckland

Bruce MacDonald, University of Auckland

Towards Expressive Speech Synthesis in English on a Robotic Platform

 

Rungpat Roengpitya, Mahidol University

The Phonetic Realizations of the Khorat Thai Tones

 

Elizabeth Rogers, University of Queensland

A preliminary study of the acoustics of liquids in Wanyi

 

Philip Rose, Australian National University

Zooming-in on Oujiang Wu: tonal homogeneity and acoustic reconstruction in a small subgroup of Chinese dialects

 

Philip Rose, Australian National University

The Intrinsic Forensic Discriminatory Power of Diphthongs

 

Philip Rose, Australian National University

Yuko Kinoshita, University of Canberra

Tony Alderman, withheld for security reasons

Realistic Extrinsic Forensic Speaker Recognition with the Diphthong /ai/

 

Mathias Scharinger, University of Konstanz

Featural representations of the New Zealand English short front vowels

 

Iris-Corinna Schwarz, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Denis Burnham, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Judith A. Bowey, University of Queensland

Phoneme Sensitivity and vocabulary size in 2 1/2- to 3-year-olds

 

Deep Sen, University of New South Wales

Wilfrid Li, University of New South Wales

Daniel Chung, University of New South Wales

Patrick Lam, University of New South Wales

Exploring the parameter space of Cochlear Implant Processors for consonant and vowel recognition rates using normal hearing listeners

 

Connie K. So, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

Perception of non-native tonal contrasts: Effects of native phonological and phonetic influences

 

William Steed, Australian National University

Phonation Type and Tone Sandhi as Evidence of Chinese Stress in Longquan Wu

 

Mary Stevens, University of Melbourne

John Hajek, University of Melbourne

Blocking of word-boundary consonant lengthening in Sienese Italian: some auditory and acoustic evidence

 

Hywel Stoakes, University of Melbourne

Janet Fletcher, University of Melbourne

Andrew Butcher, Flinders University

Articulatory variability of intervocalic stop articulation in Bininj Gun-Wok

 

Anita Szakay, University of Canterbury

Rhythm and pitch as markers of ethnicity in New Zealand English

 

Benedict Tan, University of New South Wales

Deep Sen, University of New South Wales

The Use of the Attack Transient Envelope in Instrument Recognition

 

Jonathan Teutenberg, University of Auckland

Catherine Watson, University of Auckland

Vowel Quality in Accent Transformation

 

Tharmarajah Thiruvaran, University of New South Wales

Eliathamby Ambikairajah, University of New South Wales

Julien Epps, National ICT Australia

Speaker Identification using FM Features

 

Roberto Togneri, University of Western Australia

Aik Ming Toh, University of Western Australia

Sven Nordholm, University of Western Australian Telecommunication Research Centre

Evaluation and modification of cepstral moment normalization for speech recognition in additive babble ensemble

 

Aik Ming Toh, University of Western Australia

Roberto Togneri, University of Western Australia

Sven Nordholm, University of Western Australia Telecommunication Research Institute

Combining MLLR adaptation and feature extraction for robust speech recognition in reverberant environments

 

Kimiko Tsukada, University of Oregon

Thu Nguyen, University of Queensland

Rungpat Roengpitya, Mahidol University

Cross-language perception of word-final stops by native Vietnamese listeners: Preliminary results on the role of specific, non-native phonetic experience

 

Apiluck Tumtavitikul, Kasetsart University

The Intonation of Thai Emotional Speech

 

Michael Tyler, MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney

French listeners can use stress to segment words in an artificial language

 

Christiane Ulbrich, University of Ulster

Interaction of Timing and Pitch in Cross-Varietal Data

 

Michael Wagner, University of Canberra

Speaker Verification Using the Shape of the Glottal Excitation Function for Vowels

 

Shuai Wang, University of New South Wales

Deep Sen, University of New South Wales

Wenliang Lu, University of New South Wales

Subband Analysis of Time Delay Estimation in STFT Domain

 

Yao Wang, University of New South Wales

Jiong AN, University of New South Wales

Teddy Surya Gunawan, University of New South Wales

Eliathamby Ambikairajah, University of New South Wales

Speech Enhancement Using Temporal Masking in the FFT Domain

 

Paul Warren, Victoria University of Wellington

/s/-retraction, /t/-deletion and regional variation in New Zealand English /str/ and /stj/ clusters

 

Catherine Watson, University of Auckland

Margaret Maclagan, University of Canterbury

Jeanette King, University of Canterbury

Ray Harlow, University of Waikato

Are there L1 and L2 effects in the speech of young speakers of Mori?

 

Kamil Wojcicki, Griffith University

Benjamin Shannon, Griffith University

Kuldip Paliwal, Griffith University

Spectral Subtraction with Variance Reduced Noise Spectrum Estimates

 

Man-Chung Wu, University of Auckland

Oliver Rhrle, University of Auckland

William Thorpe, University of Auckland

Poul Nielsen, University of Auckland

Using Three-Dimensional Finite Element Models and Principles of Active Muscle Contraction to Analyse the Movement of the Tongue

 

Bo Yin, University of New South Wales

Eliathamby Ambikairajah, University of New South Wales

Fang Chen, National ICT Australia

Language-dependent Fusion for Language Identification

 

Qingning Zeng, University of Auckland

Waleed Abdulla, University of Auckland

Speech Enhancement by Multi-channel Crosstalk Resistant Adaptive Noise Cancellation and Post-filtering

 

Elisabeth Zetterholm, Lund University

Same speaker - different voices. A study of one impersonator and some of his different imitations

 
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