Research

Journal Papers

Mark Liberman (2019) Corpus Phonetics, Annual Review of Linguistics.

Mark Liberman, Lila Gleitman, Cynthia McLemore, and Barbara Partee (2019) “The impossibility of language acquisition (and how they do it)”, Annual Review of Linguistics

Kuang, Jianjing & Mark Liberman (2018). Integrating voice quality cues in the pitch perception of speech and non-speech utterances, Frontiers in Psychology, 9:2147.

Kuang, Jianjing & Aletheia Cui (2018). Relative cue weighting in production and perception of an ongoing sound change in Southern Yi, Journal of Phonetics, 71, 194-214.

Kuang, Jianjing (2018). The influence of tonal categories and prosodic boundaries on the creakiness in Mandarin, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143(6), EL509-515.

Jiahong Yuan, Wei Lai, and Chris Cieri, Mark Liberman (2018) Using Forced Alignment for Phonetics Research, in Huang, Jin, & Hsieh, Eds., Chinese Language Resources and Processing: Text, Speech and Language Technology, Springer.

Naomi Never, Sharon Ash, David Irwin, Mark Liberman, Murray Grossman (2018) Validated Automatic Speech Biomarkers in Primary Progressive AphasiaAnnals of Clinical and Translational Neurology

Mark Liberman (2018) “Towards Progress in Theories of Language Sound Structure“, In Diane Brentari and Jackson Lee, Eds., Shaping Phonology, University of Chicago Press.

Kuang, Jianjing (2017). Covariation between voice quality and pitch: revisiting the case of Mandarin creaky voice, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142(3), 1693-1706.

Naomi Nevler, Sharon Ash, Charles Jester, David Irwin, Mark Liberman and Murry Grossman (2017) “Automatic Measurement of Prosody in Behavioral Variant FTD“, Neurology.

Julia Paris-Morris, Christopher Cieri, John Herrington, Benjamin Yerys, Leila Batman, Joseph Donaher, Emily Ferguson, Juhi Pandey, Mark Liberman, and Robert Schultz, (2017) “Linguistic camouflage in girls with autism spectrum disorder“, Molecular Autism.

Garellek, Marc, Amanda Ritchart & Jianjing Kuang (2016). Breathy voice during nasality: A cross-linguistic study, Journal of Phonetics, 59, 110-121.

Wieling, M., Grieve, J., Bouma, G., Fruehwald, J., Coleman, J., & Liberman, M. (forthcoming). Variation and change in the use of hesitation markers in Germanic languages“. Language Dynamics and Change.

Liberman, M. (2016). Morris Halle: An AppreciationAnnual Review of Linguistics2, 1-9.

Lee, Y. C., Wang, T., & Liberman, M. (2016). Production and Perception of Tone 3 Focus in Mandarin ChineseFrontiers in Psychology7.

Purse, Ruaridh and Euan McGill (2016). An intraspeaker variation study of Scottish English /r/ pharyngealisation. Lifespans and Styles, Volume 2. Edinburgh University, Edinburgh.

Cardoso, Amanda, Lauren Hall-Lew, Yova Kemetchenjhieva and Ruaridh Purse. (in press). Between California and the Pacific Northwest: The Front Lax Vowels in San Francisco English. In Valerie Fridland, Tyler Kendall, Betsy Evans and Alicia Wassink, eds. Speech in the Western States, Volume 1: Pacific Coast. Publication of the American Dialect Society. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Kuang, Jianjing & Patricia Keating (2014). Glottal articulations in tense vs. lax phonation contrasts, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136(5), 2784-2797.

Kuang, Jianjing (2013). The tonal space of contrastive five level tones, Phonetica (Special issue: Function and Form in Prosodic Analysis of Tonal and Non-Tonal Languages), 70(1-2), 1-23.

Conference proceedings

Kuang, Jianjing & Jia Tian & Yipei Zhou (2018) The common word prosody in Northern Wu. Proceeding of Sixth International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages 2018, 7-11.

Elika Bergelson, Kenneth Church, Alejandrina Cristia, Jun Du, Sriram Ganapathy, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Diana Kowalski, Mahesh Krishnamoorthy, Rajat Kulshreshta, Yu-Ding Lu, Matthew Maciejewski, Florian Metze, Jan Profant, Neville Ryant, Lei Sun, Yu Tsao, and Zhou Yu, Mark Liberman (2018) “Enhancement and analysis of conversational speech: JSALT 2017“, ICASSP 2018.

Christopher Cieri, Stephanie Strassel, Denise DiPersio, Jonathan Wright and Andrea Mazzucchi, Mark Liberman (2018) “From ‘Solved Problems’ to New Challenges: A Report on LDC Activities“, LREC 2018.

Christopher Cieri, James Fiumara, Chris Callison-Burch and Jonathan Wright, Mark Liberman (2018) “Introducing NIEUW: Novel Incentives and Workflows for Eliciting Linguistic Data“, LREC 2018.

Nattanun Chanchaochai, Christopher Cieri, Japhet Debrah, Hongwei Ding, Yue Jiang, Sishi Liao, Jonathan Wright, Jiahong Yuan, Juhong Zhan, Yuqing Zhan, Mark Liberman (2018) “GlobalTIMIT: Acoustic-Phonetic Datasets for the World’s Languages“, Interspeech 2018.

Kuang, Jianjing. (2017). Creaky voice as a function of tonal categories and prosodic boundaries. Proceedings of Interspeech 2017, 1350-1354.

Minyanou, L. Bateman, C. Cieri, N. Ryant, J. Brown, E. Kim Z. Dravis, E. Ferguson, K. Bartley, A. Pomykacz, J. Pandey, A. de Marchena, R. Schultz, and J. Parish-Morris and Mark Liberman (2017) “Introducing a Novel Community-Based Assessment Tool: The Computerized Social Affective Language Task (C-SALT)“, IMFAR 2017 [poster]

Jiahong Yuan, Hongwei Ding, Sishi Liao, and Yuqing Zhan and Mark Liberman (2017) “Chinese TIMIT: A TIMIT-like corpus of standard Chinese“, OCOCOSDA 2017.

Tian, J., Kuang, J. (2016) Revisiting the Register Contrast in Shanghai Chinese. Proc. Tonal Aspects of Languages 2016, 147-151.

Kuang, J., Guo, Y., & Liberman, M (2016). Voice quality as a pitch-range indicator. Proceedings of Speech prosody 2016, 1061-1065

Kuang, J., & Liberman, M. (2016). The effect of vocal fry on pitch perception. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 5260 – 5264

Kuang, J., & Liberman, M. (2016). Pitch-range perception: the dynamic interaction between voice quality and fundamental frequencyInterspeech 2016} 1350-1354.

Lai, W., & Kuang, J. (2016) Prosodic grouping in Chinese trisyllabic structures by multiple cues–tone coarticulation, tone sandhi and consonant lenition., The Fifth International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Language,157-161.

Yuan, J., Xu, X., Lai, W., & Liberman, M (2016). Pauses and Pause Fillers in Mandarin Monologue Speech: The Effects of Sex and Proficiency. In IEEE ICASSP201.

Parish-Morris, J., Cieri, C., Liberman, M., Bateman, L., Ferguson, E., & Schultz, R. T. (2016). Building Language Resources for Exploring Autism Spectrum Disorders. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference 2016.

Parish-Morris, Julia, Mark Liberman, Neville Ryant, Christopher Cieri, Leila Bateman, Emily Ferguson, and Robert T. Schultz. (2016). Exploring Autism Spectrum Disorders Using HLT, In CLPsych Workshop (NAACL-HLT 2016).

Ryant, N., & Liberman, M. (2016). Automatic Analysis of Phonetic Speech Style DimensionsInterspeech 2016, 77-81.

Lai, W., Yuan, J., Li, Y., Xu, X., & Liberman, M. (2016). The rhythmic constraint on prosodic boundaries in Mandarin Chinese based on corpora of silent reading and speech perception, Interspeech 2016, 87-91.

Yuan, J., & Liberman, M. (2016). Phoneme, Phone Boundary, and Tone in Automatic Scoring of Mandarin ProficiencyInterspeech 2016, 2145-2149.

Lai, W., & Dilley, L. (2016). Cross-linguistic generalization of the distal rate effect: Speech rate in context affects whether listeners hear a function word in Chinese Mandarin. In The 8th conference of Speech Prosody.

Lai, W, Liberman, M., Yuan, J., & Xu, X. (2016). Prosodic Strength Intrinsic to Lexical Items: A Corpus Study on Tone Reduction in Tone4+Tone4 Words in Mandarin. In The 10th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing.

Purse, Ruaridh and Alice Turk (2016). ‘/t,d/ Deletion’: Articulatory Gradience in Variable Phonology. LabPhon15, Cornell University, Ithaca.

Hall-Lew, Lauren and Amanda Cardoso, Yova Kemenchedjieva, Kieran Wilson, Ruaridh Purse, and Julie Saigusa (2015). San Francisco English and the California Vowel Shift. The 18th International Conference of the Phonetic Sciences (XVIII). Glasgow, UK.

Nari Rhee and Rosario Signorello. (2016). The acoustics of charismatic voices in Korean political speech: A cross-gender study. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139, 2123.

Rosario Signorello and Nari Rhee. (2016). The voice acoustics of the 2016 United States presidential election candidates: A cross-gender study. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 139, 2123.

Kuang, Jianjing & Mark Liberman (2015). The effect of spectral cues on pitch perception, IProceedings of INTERSPEECH 2015, 354-358.

Kuang, Jianjing & Mark Liberman (2015). Influence of spectral cues on the perception of pitch height, In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: the University of Glasgow. ISBN 978-0-85261-941-4. Paper number 0435.1-5.

Wang, Ting, Hongwei Ding, Jianjing Kuang & Qiuwu Ma (2014). Mapping emotions into acoustic space: the role of voice quality, Proceedings of Interspeech 2014 , 1978-1982.

Presentations

Kuang, Jianjing &Jia Tian & Yipei Zhou, 2018, The common word prosody in Northern Wu. Oral presentation at TAL2018, The Sixth International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages, Berlin, Germany.

Kwon, Soohyun & Jianjing Kuang, 2018, Gradient reduction or categorical deletion? Insight from /w/-deletion. Poster presented at The 16th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Lisbon, Portugal.

Kuang, Jianjing & Aletheia Cui, 2018, Perceptual equivalence between co-articulated cues during a sound change in progress. Poster presented at The 16th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Lisbon, Portugal.

Kwon, Soohyun & Jianjing Kuang, 2018, The role of gradiency and categoricity in /w/-deletion in Seoul Korean. Poster presented at The 92nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Kwon, Soohyun & Jianjing Kuang, 2018, Changes at the articulatory level: a case study of /w/-deletion in Seoul Korean. Poster presented at The 92nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Kuang, Jianjing, 2017, Creaky voice as a function of tonal categories and prosodic boundaries. Poster presented at Interspeech 2017, Stockholm, Sweden.

Kuang, Jianjing, 2017, The effect of musicality on cue selection in pitch perception. Poster presented at 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the 8th Forum Acusticum,Boston, MA.

Cui, Aletheia & Jianjing Kuang, 2017, Perceptual equivalence between co-articulated cues during a sound change in progress. Oral presentation. The 91st Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Austin, TX.

Kuang, Jianjing, 2016, Modeling the cross-linguistic variations of tonal systems. Poster presented at 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan in Honolulu, HI.

Kuang, Jianjing & Mark Liberman, 2016, Pitch-range perception: the dynamic interaction between voice quality and fundamental frequency. Poster presented at Interspeech 2016, San Francisco, CA.

Kuang, Jianjing & Aletheia Cui, 2016, Relative cue weighting in production and perception in a sound change in progress. Oral presentation. Labphon 15, Ithaca, NY.

Kuang, Jianjing, Yixuan Guo & Mark Liberman, 2016, Voice quality as a pitch-range indicator. Oral presentation. Speech prosody 2016, Boston, MA.

Kuang, Jianjing, Yixuan Guo & Mark Liberman, 2016, Voice quality as a pitch-range indicator. Oral presentation. TAL 2016, Buffalo, NY.

Lai, Wei & Jianjing Kuang, 2016, Prosodic grouping in Chinese trisyllabic structures by multiple cues – tonal coarticulation, tone sandhi and segment duration. Poster presented TAL 2016, Buffalo, NY.

Tian, Jia & Jianjing Kuang, 2016, Revisiting tonal registers of Shanghainese. Poster presented at TAL 2016, Buffalo, NY.

Kuang, Jianjing & Mark Liberman, 2016, The effect of vocal fry on pitch perception. Oral presentation. ICASSP 2016, Shanghai, China.

Kuang, Jianjing & Aletheia Cui, 2016, Relative cue weighting in register contrasts of Southern Yi. Oral presentation. The 90th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Washington D.C.

Ritchart, Amanda, Marc Garellek & Jianjing Kuang, 2016, Breathy voice as enhancement of nasality: a cross-linguistic articulatory study. Oral presentation. The 90th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Washington D.C.

Jiang, Bing’er & Jianjing Kuang, 2016, Consonant effects on the register contrast in Jiashan Wu. Oral presentation. The 90th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Washington D.C.

Rosario Signorello, Nari Rhee, Bruce Gerratt, and Jody Kreiman. (2016). Toward a Psychoacoustic Model of Spectral Noise in the Voice Source. ICVPB. Oral Presentation.

Kuang, Jianjing, 2015, The covariation between pitch and phonation: creaky voice in Mandarin tones. The 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, OR

Kuang, Jianjing & Patricia Keating, 2013, Glottal articulations in tense vs. lax phonation contrasts, Oral presentation, 166th ASA meeting, San Francisco, CA

Kuang, Jianjing, 2013, Phonation effects on tonal contrasts, Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston, MA