Publications in 2007

Papers

  1. T. Arai, “Education system in acoustics of speech production using physical models of the human vocal tract,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 190-201, 2007 (Paper Award).
    [Abstract] [PDF (398 kB)]
  2. T. Arai, N. Warner and S. Greenberg, “Analysis of spontaneous Japanese in a multi-language telephone-speech corpus,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 46-48, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (66 kB)]
  3. N. Hodoshima, Y. Miyauchi, K. Yasu and T. Arai, “Steady-state suppression for improving syllable identification in reverberant environments: A case study in an elderly person,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 53-55, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (73 kB)]
  4. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Effects of stimulus contents and speaker familiarity on perceptual speaker identification,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 128-130, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (67 kB)]
  5. T. Arai, Y. Nakata, N. Hodoshima and K. Kurisu, “Decreasing speaking-rate with steady-state suppression to improve speech intelligibility in reverberant environments,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 282-285, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (112 kB)]
  6. T. Arai, Y. Murakami, N. Hayashi, N. Hodoshima and K. Kurisu, “Inverse correlation of intelligibility of speech in reverberation with the amount of overlap-masking,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 438-441, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (81 kB)]
  7. S. Ueha, T. Arai, K. Kurisu, K. Kurakata, S. Sakamoto, H. Funaba and H. Sato, “Existing technologies and issues surrounding barrier-free acoustic environments,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 63, No. 12, pp. 723-730, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (463 kB)]
  8. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Contribution of consonants and vowels to the perception of speaker identity,” Proc. of the Japan-China Joint Conference of Acoustics, Sendai, 2007 (Best Paper Award).
    [Abstract] [PDF (120 kB)]
  9. N. Hodoshima, P. Svensson and T. Arai, “Preprocessing effects on speech intelligibility in reverberation using mixed natural and electroacoustical sounds,” Proc. of the Japan-China Joint Conference of Acoustics, Sendai, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (163 kB)]
  10. K. Yasu, T. Arai, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Perceiving continuum of voiceless affricate/fricative by changing rise time of consonant for elderly and younger participants,” Proc. of the Japan-China Joint Conference of Acoustics, Sendai, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (322 kB)]
  11. N. Hodoshima and T. Arai, “Effect of talker variability on speech perception by elderly people in reverberation,” Handbook of Auditory Signal Processing in Hearing-impaired Listeners. International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research (ISAAR), T. Dau, J. M. Buchholz, J. M. Harte and T. U. Christiansen, Eds., Holbæk: Centertryk A/S, pp. 383-387, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (493 kB)]
  12. K. Takahashi, K. Yasu, N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Enhancing speech in reverberation by steady-state suppression,” Proc. of the International Congress on Acoustics, Madrid, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (281 kB)]
  13. K. Takeuchi and T. Arai, “The strategy for the production of French nasal vowel in Japanese students,” Proc. of Phonetics Teaching & Learning Conference, London, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (86 kB)]
  14. A. Hosokawa, M. Shindo, S. Hirai and T. Arai, “Shuugaku-mae no kenjou-ji ni okeru [su]/[shu] no kouon to goon-benbetsu-nouryoku no hattatsu,” Japan Journal of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Vol. 48, No. 1, p. 39, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (49 kB)]
  15. T. Yokoyama, M. Shindo, T. Arai and T. Shinya, “Karei to hojuu-genshou ga onkyou-teki kyuu no handan ni oyobosu eikyou: Jikan-tanshuku-kakou wo shita nihongo tokushu-onsetsu no sokuon wo mochiite,” Jpn. J. Commun. Disord., Vol. 24, No. 3, p. 222, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (50 kB)]
  16. N. Nishijima, T. Arai, M. Ogino and M. Shindo, “Forumanto-sen’i-sokudo ga kategorii-chikaku ni ataeru eikyou: Kenjousha to shitsugo-shourei no kentou,” Jpn. J. Commun. Disord., Vol. 24, No. 3, p. 222, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (56 kB)]
  17. T. Arai, “Choukaku-shougai no aru gakusei no ukeire ni tsuite,” Proc. of the Forum on Information Technology (FIT), 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (175 kB)]
  18. K. Takahashi, K. Yasu, N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Enhancing speech in reverberation by steady-state suppression,” Technical Report of IEICE Japan, Vol. EA2007-3, pp. 11-16, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (887 kB)]
  19. T. Arai, “Speech-related, barrier-free life,” Trans. Tech. Comm. Psychol. Physiol. Acoust., The Acoustical Society of Japan, Vol. 37, No. 5, H-2007-66, pp. 377-382, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (760 kB)]
  20. T. Arai, “A case study of science workshop on sound for children,” Trans. Tech. Comm. Education in Acoustics, The Acoustical Society of Japan, Vol. EDU-2007-4, pp. 19-24, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,652 kB)]
  21. A. Kurosawa, K. Yoshihisa and T. Arai, “Consideration of acoustical contents treated by scientific text-book in elementary and secondary education of Japan,” Trans. Tech. Comm. Education in Acoustics, The Acoustical Society of Japan, Vol. EDU-2007-8, pp. 37-42, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (747 kB)]
  22. S. Kajima, A. Iida, K. Yasu and T. Arai, “Development of a bilingual speech synthesis system for a Japanese ALS patient,” Technical Report of IEICE Japan, Vol. WIT2007-36, pp. 23-28, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (444 kB)]
  23. S. Kajima, A. Iida, K. Yasu, T. Arai and T. Sugawara, “Evaluating intelligibility of English speech synthesized from a Japanese individual’s voice using voice conversion technique,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 271-272, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (197 kB)]
  24. K. Amino and T. Arai, “The effects of inter-speaker consonant- and vowel-swapping on perceptual speaker identification,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 321-322, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (193 kB)]
  25. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Effects of the stimulus contents on perceptual speaker identification under noise,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 425-428, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (244 kB)]
  26. A. Koga, K. Matsuura, T. Arai, N. Kanedera and J. Yoshii, “Study on end-point detection of speech and timing of caption for video contents,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 445-446, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (185 kB)]
  27. T. Arai, “Visualization and auralization of speech in education in acoustics,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 467-470, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (670 kB)]
  28. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “The effect of speaking style and rate on speech perception by elderly people in reverberant environments,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 587-588, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (64 kB)]
  29. K. Yasu, K. Kobayashi, T. Arai and M. Shindo, “Perceiving continuum of voiceless affricate/fricative by changing rise time of consonant for elderly and younger listeners: Effects of the audiogram shape and the temporal masking,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 589-590, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (203 kB)]
  30. T. Arai, “Vocal tract models,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 63, No. 8, p. 470, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (563 kB)]
  31. T. Arai, “Education in acoustics using vocal-tract models: Mechanisms of speech production,” Sophia, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 103-121, 2007 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,615 kB)]
  32. T. Arai, “Spectrographic representation of speech based on the short-time Fourier transform,” Sophia Symposium on Modern Mathematics and Its Application to Modern Technology, pp. 155-159, Sophia University, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (663 kB)]
  33. K. Amino, T. Arai and T. Sugahara “Effects of the Phonological contents on perceptual speaker identification,” Speaker Classification II, LNAI 4441, C. Müller, Ed., Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 83-92, 2007.
    [Abstract] [PDF (749 kB)]