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ISSP 2008 Proceedings


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Editors: Rudolph Sock, Susanne Fuchs and Yves Laprie
Publisher: INRIA
December 8th to 12th 2008, Strasbourg, France



Invited Speakers

Sensorimotor and Motorsensory Interactions in Speech
Vincent Gracco, Ekaterina Klepousniotou, Inbal Itzhal and Shari Baum
p.1-6.
Acoustic-To-Articulatory Inversion Using a Speaker-Normalized HMM-Based Speech Production Model
Sadao Hiroya
p.7-12.
Tones and Intonation: Some Current Challenges
Alexis Michaud
p.13-18.
Articulatory Timing of Coproduced Gestures and Its Implications for Models of Speech Production
Marianne Pouplier and Susanne Waltl
p.19-22.
Motor Equivalence and the Uncontrolled Manifold
Gregor Schöner, V. Martin, H. Reimann and J. Scholz
p.23-28.

On Somatosensory and Auditory Goals

Mechanisms of Vowel Production: Auditory Goals and Speaker Acuity
Joseph Perkell, Harlan Lane, Satrajit Ghosh, Melanie Matthies, Mark Tiede, Frank Guenther and Lucie Ménard
p.29-32.
Speech Motor Adaptation using Facial Skin Stretch
Takayuki Ito and David Ostry
p.33-36.
Inherent Vowel Structures in Speech Production and Perception Spaces
Jianwu Dang, Xugang Lu, Mark Tiede and Kiyoshi Honda
p.37-40.
Modulation of Auditory and Somatosensory Processing During the Planning of Speech Movements
Ludo Max, Jennifer C. Daniels, Karla M. Curet and Kristine L. Cronin
p.41-44.
The Use of Sensory Feedback in the Adaptation of Perturbed /s/
Jana Brunner, Phil Hoole and Pascal Perrier
p.45-48.

Recent Methodological Developments

PRESLA: An Original Device to Measure the Mechanical Interaction between Tongue and Teeth or Palate during Speech Production
Christophe Jeannin, Pascal Perrier, Yohan Payan, Brigitte Grosgogeat, André Dittmar and Claudine Géhin
p.49-52.
Speckle Tracking for the Recovery of Displacement and Velocity Information from Sequences of Ultrasound Images of the Tongue
Mathews Jacob, Heike Lehnert-LeHouillier, Sourabh Bora, Stephen McAleavey, Diane Dalecki and Joyce McDonough
p.53-56.
High-Speed Cineloop Ultrasound vs. Video Ultrasound Tongue Imaging: Comparison of Front and Back Lingual Gesture Location and Relative Timing
Alan Wrench and James Scobbie
p.57-60.
Measurement Accuracy in 3D Electromagnetic Articulography (Carstens AG500)
Christian Kroos
p.61-64.
A System for Online Dynamic Perturbation of Formant Trajectories and Results from Perturbations of the Mandarin Triphthong /iau/
Shanqing Cai, Marc Boucek, Satrajit Ghosh, Frank Guenther and Joseph Perkell
p.65-68.

On Synergies and Planning Units

Speech Planning for V1CV2 Sequences: Influence of the Planned Sequence
Pascal Perrier and Liang Ma
p.69-72.
Does our Brain House a "Mental Syllabary" in the Brain? An fMRI Study
Bettina Brendel, Wolfram Ziegler, Michael Erb, Axel Riecker and Hermann Ackermann
p.73-76.
The Control of Speech Breathing in Relation to the Upcoming Sentence
Susanne Fuchs, Phil Hoole, Dominique Vornwald, Anne Gwinner, Hristo Velkov and Jelena Krivokapic
p.77-80.
Tongue-Jaw Synergy in Vowel Height Production: Evidence from American English
Aude Noiray, Khalil Iskarous, Leandro Bolanos and Douglas H. Whalen
p.81-84.
Linear and Logarithmic Speed-Accuracy Trade-offs in Speech Production
Mark Latash and Irina Mikaelian
p.85-88.

Phonetics-Phonology Interface

On Quantity and Quality of Oral and Nasal Vowels in Twi
Kofi A. Manyah
p.89-92.
Acoustic Evidence for High Vowel Devoicing in Lezgi
Ioana Chitoran and Khalil Iskarous
p.93-96.
Acoustic Characteristics of Velar Stops and Velar Softening in German, Polish and Catalan
Marzena Zygis, Daniel Recasens and Aina Espinosa
p.97-100.
An Acoustic Study of the Place of Articulation of Emphatic and Non-Emphatic Voiceless Stops in Moroccan Arabic
Karim Shoul
p.101-104.
The Three Sibilants in Standard Chinese
Fang Hu
p.105-108.
The Articulation of the Coronal Sounds in the Peking Dialect
Wai-Sum Lee
p.109-112.
The Articulatory Characteristics of the Palatals, Palatalized Velars, and Velars in Hakka Chinese
Eric Zee and Wai-Sum Lee
p.113-116.
Gemination in Tarifit Berber: X-Ray and Acoustic Data
Fayssal Bouarourou, Béatrice Vaxelaire, Rachid Ridouane, Fabrice Hirsch and Rudolph Sock
p.117-120.
An Evaluation of Inter-Speech Postures for the Study of Language-Specific Articulatory Settings
Sonja Schaeffler, James Scobbie and Ineke Mennen
p.121-124.
Intraoral Pressure Variation in Nasal-Plosive and Plosive-Plosive Sequences in German
Adrian Simpson and Sven Grawunder
p.125-128.
Schwa Out of Control?
Stefanie Jannedy, Susanne Fuchs and Melanie Weirich
p.129-132.
Spatio-Temporal and Kinematic Study of Moroccan Arabic Coronal Geminate Plosives
Chakir Zeroual, Phil Hoole and Adamantios I. Gafos
p.133-136.
Click Cavity Formation and Dissolution in IsiXhosa: Viewing Clicks with High-Speed Ultrasound
Amanda Miller
p.137-140.
Effects of the Multilingual Phonologic Competence on the Phonetic Properties of Filled Pauses
Myriam Piccaluga, Dolors Poch-Olivé and Bernard Harmegnies
p.141-144.
English Coronal Consonants Produced by L2 French Learners : An Articulatory and Acoustic Study
Stephane Mortreux
p.145-148.
Perceptually Driven VOT Lengthening in Initial Stops by French-L1 English L2-learners
Véronique Delvaux, Kathy Huet, Myriam Piccaluga and Bernard Harmegnies
p.149-152.
Acoustic-Phonetic Analysis of Two Words on the Way to Becoming Fillers
Mária Gósy and Viktória Horváth
p.153-156.

Speech and Language Acquisition

Skull and Vocal Tract Growth from Fetus to 2 Years
Louis-Jean Boë, Guillaume Captier, Jean Granat, Marie-Josèphe Deshayes, Jean-Louis Heim, Peter Birkholz, Pierre Badin, Nicolas Kielwasser and Thomas Sawallis
p.157-160.
An Ultrasound Study of Lingual Coarticulation in Children and Adults
Natalia Zharkova, Nigel Hewlett and William J. Hardcastle
p.161-164.
Modelling Motor Pattern Generation in the Development of Infant Speech Production
Ian Howard and Piers Messum
p.165-168.
Early Vocal Development in a Normally Hearing Infant and a Young Cochlear Implant Recipient
Sigrun Lang, Stefanie Lüders, Patricia Sandrieser and Bernd J. Kroeger
p.169-172.
The Acquisition of Phonological Vowel Length in Children Acquiring Hungarian
Krisztina Zajdo and Stacey Powell
p.173-176.
Development of Lingual Displacement Independence at Babbling Stage
Mélanie Canault, Rafael Laboissière, Pascal Perrier and Rudolph Sock
p.177-180.
Production of /st/ Clusters in Trochaic and Iambic Contexts by Typically Developing Children
Joanne Arciuli and Sharynne McLeod
p.181-184.

Speech and Language Pathologies

Sign Lowering as Phonetic Reduction in American Sign Language
Claude Mauk and Martha Tyrone
p.185-188.
Final Lengthening in Parkinsonian French Speech
Danielle Duez, Thierry Legou and François Viallet
p.189-192.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) in Neurodevelopmental and Idiopathic Contexts
Lawrence Shriberg
p.193-196.
Production and Perception of French Vowels by Blind and Sighted Speakers
Lucie Menard, Annie Leclerc, Amélie Briseboie, Jérôme Aubin and Annie Brasseur
p.197-200.
Formant Structures of Vowels Produced by Stutterers
Fabrice Hirsch, Fayssal Bouarourou, Béatrice Vaxelaire, M.-C. Monfrais-Pfauwadel, Marion Bechet, Jean Sturm and Rudolph Sock
p.201-204.

Coarticulation, Prosody, and Frequency Effects

Domain Initial Strengthening in Sentences and Paragraphs: Preliminary Findings on the Production of Voiced Bilabial Plosives in Two Varieties of Italian
Barbara Gili Fivela, Sonia d'Apolito, Antonio Stella and Francesco Sigona
p.205-208.
Repetition Leads to Lenition in Consonant Sequences
Mary Ann Walter
p.209-212.
Articulatory Characteristics of Function Words in English: A Case Study
Mitsuhiro Nakamura
p.213-216.
Articulatory Patterns Underlying Regressive Place Assimilation across Word-Boundaries in German
Marion Jaeger and Phil Hoole
p.217-220.
On Place Assimilation in French Sibilant Sequences
Oliver Niebuhr, Leonardo Lancia and Christine Meunier
p.221-224.
Prosodic and Lexical Effects on German Place Assimilation
Doris Muecke, Martine Grice and Raphaela Kirst
p.225-228.
Tonal Alignment Distinctions between Standard French and Vaudois Swiss French
Jessica Miller
p.229-232.
Effects of Language Ability on Phonetic and Phonological Variation of English Intonation by German Speakers
Volha (Olga) Anufryk
p.233-236.
Ultrasound Investigation of Tongue Movements in Syllables with Different Onset Structure
Tanja Kocjancic
p.237-240.
An EPG and Ultrasound Study of Lingual Coarticulation in Vowel-Consonant Sequences
Natalia Zharkova
p.241-244.
Coarticulation Rules and Speaking Style Dependency
Judit Bóna, Tekla Etelka Gráczi and Alexandra Markó
p.245-248.
Laryngeal Adjustments in the Production of Consonant Clusters and Geminates in Moroccan Arabic
Mohamed Yeou, Kiyoshi Honda and Shinji Maeda
p.249-252.
Anticipatory Coarticulation in a Specific Context
Mária Gósy and András Beke
p.253-256.
Does the Number of Syllables Affect the Finger Pointing Movement in a Pointing-Naming Task?
Amélie Rochet-Capellan, Coriande Vilain, Dohen Marion, Rafael Laboissière and Jean-Luc Schwartz
p.257-260.
Emergence of a Language through Deictic Games within a Society of Sensori-Motor Agents in Interaction
Clément Moulin-Frier, Jean-Luc Schwartz, Julien Diard and Pierre Bessière
p.261-264.

Speech, Language and Hearing Disorders

The Production of Stops in VCV Sequences in Children with a Cleft Palate- An Acoustic Study
Marion Bechet, Véronique Ferbach-Hecker, Fabrice Hirsch, Rudolph Sock, Béatrice Vaxelaire and Jean-Luc Stierlé
p.265-268.
Collecting Traces of Activity in Orofacial Muscles during Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in Schizophrenic Patients
Lucile Rapin, Hélène Loevenbruck, Dohen Marion and Mircea Polosan
p.269-272.
Coarticulation in Children with Down Syndrome: an Electropalatographic Analysis
Claire Timmins, William Hardcastle, Joanne McCann, Sara Wood and Jennifer Wishart
p.273-276.
Hypernasality in Speech of Children with Cleft Lip and Palate: Automatic Evaluation
Andreas Maier, Maria Schuster, Tino Haderlein and Elmar Nöth
p.277-280.
Multi-Band Segmental Signal-to-Dysperiodicity Ratios in Connected Speech Produced by Normophonic and Dysphonic Speakers
Ali Alpan, Francis Grenez, Marc Remacle and Jean Schoentgen
p.281-284.
Towards a Comparative Database of Dysarthric Articulation
Frank Rudzicz, Pascal H.H.M. Van Lieshout, Graeme Hirst, Gerald Penn, Fraser Shein and Talya Wolff
p.285-288.
Compromised Speech Processing in Language Disorders
Kathryn Hird and Kim Kirsner
p.289-292.
A Case of Foreign Accent Syndrome: An Acoustic Description for a French-Speaking Subject
Johanna-Pascale Roy, Joël Macoir and Marion Fossard
p.293-296.
Perception of Ultra-Fast Speech by a Blind Listener - Does He Use his Visual System?
Anja Moos, Ingo Hertrich, Susanne Dietrich, Jürgen Trouvain and Hermann Ackermann
p.297-300.

Acoustic-To-Articulatory Inversion

Inversion from Audiovisual Speech to Articulatory Information by Exploiting Multimodal Data
Athanassios Katsamanis, Anastasios Roussos, Petros Maragos, Michael Aron and Marie-Odile Berger
p.301-304.
Important Regions in the Articulator Trajectory
Gopal Ananthakrishnan and Olov Engwall
p.305-308.
A Hybrid Acoustic-Articulatory Model of the Speech Spectrum
Jean Schoentgen, Abdellah Kacha and Francis Grenez
p.309-312.
Generating Gestural Timing from EMA Data Using Articulatory Resynthesis
Ingmar Steiner and Korin Richmond
p.313-316.
Protocol for a Model-based Evaluation of a Dynamic Acoustic-to-Articulatory Inversion Method using Electromagnetic Articulography
Asterios Toutios, Slim Ouni and Yves Laprie
p.317-320.

Modeling in Speech Production

A Continuous Biomechanical Model of the Face: A Study of Muscle Coordinations for Speech Lip Gestures
Mohammad Ali Nazari, Yohan Payan, Pascal Perrier, Matthieu Chabanas and Claudio Lobos
p.321-324.
Comparative Articulatory Modelling of the Tongue in Speech and Feeding
Antoine Serrurier, Anna Barney, Pierre Badin, Louis-Jean Boë and Christophe Savariaux
p.325-328.
What Makes "Mama" and "Papa" Acceptable? -?“ Experiments with a Replica of Von Kempelen's Speaking Machine
Fabian Brackhane and Juergen Trouvain
p.329-332.
Do Speakers’ Vocal Tract Geometries Shape their Articulatory Vowel Space?
Susanne Fuchs, Ralf Winkler and Pascal Perrier
p.333-336.
A Discrete Time Aerodynamic Model of the Vocal Tract
Ronald Sprouse
p.337-340.
Vocal Cord Model to Control Various Voices for Anthropomorphic Talking Robot
Kotaro Fukui, Yuma Ishikawa, Eiji Shintaku , Keisuke Ohno, Nana Sakakibara, Atsuo Takanishi and Masaaki Honda
p.341-344.
Spread Lips + Raised Larynx + Higher F0 = Smiled Speech? - An Articulatory Synthesis Approach
Eva Lasarcyk and Juergen Trouvain
p.345-348.
Multimodal Fusion of Electromagnetic, Ultrasound and MRI Data for Building an Articulatory Model
Michael Aron, Marie-Odile Berger and Erwan Kerrien
p.349-352.
Performing Identification and Discrimination Experiments for Vowels and Voiced Plosives by Using a Neurocomputational Model of Speech Production and Perception
Bernd J. Kroeger, Jim Kannampuzha and Christiane Neuschaefer-Rube
p.353-356.
Modeling Subject-Dependent Formant Patterns in /asha/ Sequences
Martine Toda, Shinji Maeda, Michael Aron and Marie-Odile Berger
p.357-360.
Improving the Sampling of the Null Space of the Acoustic-to-Articulatory Mapping
Blaise Potard and Yves Laprie
p.361-364.

Acquisition, Processing, and Exploitation of Articulatory Data

Acquisition of Ultrasound, Video and Acoustic Speech Data for a Silent-Speech Interface Application
Thomas Hueber, Gerard Chollet, Bruce Denby and Maureen Stone
p.365-368.
3D Palatography
Thierry Legou, Alain Marchal, Yohann Meynadier and Carine André
p.369-372.
Head-Probe Stabilisation in Ultrasound Tongue Imaging Using a Headset to Permit Natural Head Movement
James Scobbie, Alan Wrench and Marietta van der Linden
p.373-376.
Coarticulatory Constraints Determined by Automatic Identification from Articulograph Data
Philip Jackson and Veena D Singampalli
p.377-380.
Comparison between Two Predicting Methods of Labial Coarticulation
Vincent Robert, Jacques Feldmar and Yves Laprie
p.381-384.
Identification of Independent Kinematic Regions of the Face during Speech Production
Jorge C. Lucero and Kevin G. Munhall
p.385-388.

Motor Control, Feedback, Dynamics

Weighting of Auditory Feedback across the English Vowel Space
David Purcell and Kevin G. Munhall
p.389-392.
Speech Motor Adaptation Without Auditory Feedback
Sazzad M. Nasir and David J. Ostry
p.393-396.
The Specificity of Adaptation to Real-Time Formant Shifting
Ewen MacDonald, Elizabeth Pile, Hilmi Dajani and Kevin G. Munhall
p.397-400.
Role of Impedance Control in Achieving Precision in Orofacial Movement
Rafael Laboissière, Daniel Lametti and David Ostry
p.401-404.
Auditory Perception Influences Speech Motor Learning
Silvia Lipski, Martine Grice and Ingo Meister
p.405-408.
Evidence for the Dynamic Nature of Fricative Production: American English /s/
Khalil Iskarous, Christine Shadle and Michael Proctor
p.409-412.
Compensating for a Bite-Block in /t/ and /d/ in French : Eletropalatography Study
Sandrine Clairet
p.413-416.

Aerodynamics and Related Issues

Mechanical Models of Fricatives Based on MRI-derived Vocal Tract Shapes
Christine Shadle, Maria Berezina, Michael Proctor and Khalil Iskarous
p.417-420.
An Aerodynamic Explanation for the Uvularization of Trills
Ryan Shosted
p.421-424.
Why Are Voiced Affricates Avoided Cross-Linguistically? Evidence from an Aerodynamic Study.
Marzena Zygis and Susanne Fuchs
p.425-428.
Oral Cavity Enlargement in Retroflex Sounds
Ronald Sprouse, Maria-Josep Sole and John Ohala
p.429-432.

Phonetics and Phonology of Vowels and Consonant Clusters

Articulatory indicators of syllable affiliation in word initial consonant clusters in Italian
Anne Hermes, Martine Grice, Doris Muecke and Henrik Niemann
p.433-436.
Organization of complex onsets and codas in American English: Evidence for a competitive coupling model
Stefania Marin and Marianne Pouplier
p.437-440.
On the Nature of Schwa-Like Vocalic Elements within some Berber Clusters
Cecile Fougeron and Rachid Ridouane
p.441-444.
An EMG Study of the German Vowel System
Susanne Waltl and Phil Hoole
p.445-448.
Is Hungarian Losing the Vowel Quantity Distinction?
Katalin Mády, Lasse Bombien and Uwe D. Re Miel
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