Research

Publications

Journal papers

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.

Conference proceedings

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

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.

Kuang, J., Guo, Y., & Liberman, M (2016). Voice quality as a pitch-range indicator. In IEEE ICASSP201.

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

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.

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.

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.

Presentations

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