Publications in 2009

Papers

  1. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Speaker-dependent characteristics of the nasals,” Forensic Science International, Vol. 185, Issues 1-3, pp. 21-28, 2009.
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,927 kB)]
  2. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Effects of linguistic contents on perceptual speaker identification: Comparison of familiar and unknown speaker identifications,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 89-99, 2009.
    [Abstract] [PDF (176 kB)]
  3. N. Hodoshima, P. Svensson and T. Arai, “Comparison of consonant identification improvements by steady-state suppression via a loudspeaker system between with and without natural sounds from a talker in reverberation,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 59-62, 2009.
    [Abstract] [PDF (105 kB)]
  4. M. Komatsu and T. Arai, “Modulation spectrum and rhythmic units of Japanese,” Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 85-89, 2009.
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,134 kB)]
  5. T. Arai and S. Ueha, “Foreword to the special issue on acoustic barrier-free topics,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 65, No. 3, pp. 130-131, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (825 kB)]
  6. T. Arai and K. Itoh, “Barrier-free issues in speech communication,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 65, No. 3, pp. 132-136, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (822 kB)]
  7. Research Committee on Education in Acoustics, “Report of questionnaires on education in acoustics and survey in Japanese universities,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 65, No. 5, pp. 264-269, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (997 kB)]
  8. T. Arai, “Human-friendly speech technology,” Architectural Acoustics and Noise Control., Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 25-30, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (7,499 kB)]
  9. T. Arai, “Sliding vocal-tract model and its application for vowel production,” Proc. of the Interspeech, pp. 72-75, Brighton, 2009.
    [Abstract] [PDF (912 kB)]
  10. T. Arai, “Simple physical models of the vocal tract for education in speech science,” Proc. of the Interspeech, pp. 756-759, Brighton, 2009.
    [Abstract] [PDF (957 kB)]
  11. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Dialectal characteristics of Osaka and Tokyo Japanese: Analyses of phonologically identical words,” Proc. of the Interspeech, pp. 2303-2306, Brighton, 2009.
    [Abstract] [PDF (275 kB)]
  12. N. Kobayashi, M. Shindo and T. Arai, “Zatsuon-ka ni okeru shi-choukaku onsei-chikaku ni oyobosu shikaku-joho no eikyou,” Jpn. J. Commun. Disord., Vol. 26, No. 3, p. 219, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (130 kB)]
  13. N. Hodoshima, H. Masuda, K. Yasu and T. Arai, “Development of scientific English learning materials in noise and reverberation,” Technical Report of IEICE Japan, Vol. SP2009-1, pp. 1-6, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (307 kB)]
  14. T. Arai, “Education in speech-related acoustics using physical models with simplification of vocal-tract shapes,” Technical Report of IEICE Japan, Vol. SP2009-2, pp. 7-12, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (394 kB)]
  15. K. Matsui, K. Amino, T. Arai, C. Michimata and H. Kamata, “Deliberations on speech perception experiments using binaural integration of phonemic and prosodic information,” Technical Report of IEICE Japan, Vol. SP2009-68, pp. 37-42, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (375 kB)]
  16. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Speaker variabilities of speech in noise and reverberation,” Technical Report of IEICE Japan, Vol. SP2009-69, pp. 43-48, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (646 kB)]
  17. T. Suzuki, H. Nakajima, K. Nakadai, T. Arai and Y. Hasegawa, “The design of a directional sound source for numerical simulation based on wave acoustics,” Technical Report of IEICE Japan, Vol. EA2009-36, pp. 109-114, 2009 (in Japanese). [Abstract] [PDF (599 kB)]
  18. P. Kimhuoch,T. Arai, N. Kanedera and J. Yoshii, “Voice activity detection by using modulation filtering and its multi-language comparison,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 133-136, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (264 kB)]
  19. H. Masuda and T. Arai, “Effect of consonant voicing on the vowel epenthesis of Japanese learners of English,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 397-400, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (312 kB)]
  20. R. Kasuga, R. Kataoka, T. Arai, S. Imai and T. Kimura, “Quantitative evaluation of hypernasality by acoustic analysis: The relationship with the perceptual evaluation of synthesized speech in children by speech therapists,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 401-404, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (237 kB)]
  21. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Effects of the transmission systems on speaker individualities contained in the energy contours of speech,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 453-456, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (392 kB)]
  22. T. Shinoda, T. Arai, K. Yasu and M. Hirozane, “A trial system for sound pressure level measurement and speech recording in voice training,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 459-462, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (234 kB)]
  23. T. Arai, C. Michimata and H. Kamata, “Speech perception experiment using binaural integration of phonemic and prosodic information,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 579-582, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (386 kB)]
  24. F. Satoh, H. Yano, H. Tachibana, K. Ueno, S. Yokoyama, S. Sakamoto, K. Nakamura and T. Arai, “Demonstrations at the ‘SCIENCE-SQUARE’ held by the National Museum of Nature and Science,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1385-1386, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (484 kB)]
  25. T. Arai, “Speech exhibition at a science museum,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1387-1390, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (360 kB)]
  26. P. Kimhuoch,T. Arai, N. Kanedera and J. Yoshii, “Voice activity detection by using modulation spectrum in noise: Investigation on speech frequency band and modulation frequency band,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 155-158, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (342 kB)]
  27. H. Masuda and T. Arai, “Degree of vowel epenthesis in Japanese-English bilinguals and English native speakers,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 421-424, 2009.
    [Abstract] [PDF (303 kB)]
  28. A. Chiba, T. Arai, K. Kurisu, N. Hodoshima and W. Yoshida, “Improving speech intelligibility by preprocessing approach in reverberant environments: Investigation of effective processing for word perception,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 427-430, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (254 kB)]
  29. W. Yoshida, N. Hodoshima and T. Arai, “Evaluation of steady-state suppression for improving speech intelligibility in noisy and reverberant environments in the case of binaural hearing in 4-channel reverberant fields,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 431-432, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (277 kB)]
  30. T. Shinoda, T. Arai, K. Yasu and M. Hirozane, “System for sound pressure level measurement / recording of speech and its application to young normal speakers,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 435-438, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (265 kB)]
  31. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “The effect of noise and reverberation on speech production,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 587-590, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (388 kB)]
  32. R. Takahashi, T. Arai, K. Yasu, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Evaluation of formant transition expansion of plosives in young normal-hearing listeners in the simulated environment of hearing loss,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 593-596, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (2,462 kB)]
  33. K. Matsui, K. Amino, T. Arai, C. Michimata and H. Kamata, “Speech perception experiment using binaural integration of phonemic and prosodic information: Binaural asymmetry and selective interruption to the processing of the both types of the information,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 601-604, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (230 kB)]
  34. T. Suzuki, H. Nakajima, T. Arai, K. Nakadai and Y. Hasegawa, “The acoustic simulation of directivity by modeling the shape of a sound source with a finite difference method in time domain,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 821-824, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,956 kB)]
  35. Y. Nakajima, T. Arai and K. Yasu, “Evaluation of maskers for sound masking system considering real-time processing,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1145-1148, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (354 kB)]
  36. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Report on the contents and forms of the digital teaching materials for education in acoustics,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1331-1334, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (243 kB)]
  37. K. Yasu, T. Arai, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Identification of voiceless fricative/affricate continuum by young normal-hearing listeners in noise,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1365-1368, 2009 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (534 kB)]
  38. K. Takeuchi and T. Arai, “Nihon-jin gakushuu-sha no furansu-go biboin seisei-ji no housaku: F1-henka wo motarasu chouon-houhou no kansatsu,” On the Frontiers of Foreign Language Education: From four skills to intercultural communication, Foreign Language Teaching Association ed., pp. 99-108, Seibido, Tokyo, 2009 (in Japanese).