Publications in 2010

Papers

  1. T. Arai, N. Hodoshima and K. Yasu, “Using steady-state suppression to improve speech intelligibility in reverberant environments for elderly listeners,” IEEE Trans. on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 18, No. 7, pp. 1775-1780, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (851 kB)] [Errata]
  2. N. Warner, T. Otake and T. Arai, “Intonational structure as a word-boundary cue in Tokyo Japanese,” Language and Speech, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 107-131, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,046 kB)]
  3. H. Masuda and T. Arai, “Processing of consonant clusters by Japanese native speakers: Influence of English learning backgrounds,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 320-327, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (168 kB)]
  4. T. Arai, “Masking speech with its time-reversed signal,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 188-190, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (106 kB)]
  5. S. Okawa and T. Arai, “Foreword to the special issue “Beginners’ Seminar in the ASJ Journal”,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 449-450, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (989 kB)]
  6. T. Arai, “Mechanical vocal-tract models for speech dynamics,” Proc. of the Interspeech, pp. 1025-1028, Makuhari, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,369 kB)]
  7. T. Arai and N. Hodoshima, “Enhanced speech yielding higher intelligibility for all listeners and environments,” Proc. of the Interspeech, pp. 1620-1623, Makuhari, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,255 kB)]
  8. H. Masuda and T. Arai, “Perception of voiceless fricatives by Japanese listeners of advanced and intermediate level English proficiency,” Proc. of the Interspeech, pp. 1866-1869, Makuhari, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (151 kB)]
  9. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Intelligibility of speech spoken in noise and reverberation,” Proc. of the International Congress on Acoustics, Sydney, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (612 kB)]
  10. T. Suzuki, H. Nakajima, H. Tsuru, T. Arai and K. Nakadai, “3D sound field recording and reproducing system including sound source orientation,” Proc. of the International Universal Communication Symposium, pp. 214-219, Beijing, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,766 kB)]
  11. H. Masuda and T. Arai,, “Preliminary study of the perception of English consonants by Japanese learners of English,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 449-452, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (166 kB)]
  12. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Investigation on speaker characteristics that appear on the spectra of each phoneme and their change over time,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 489-492, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (314 kB)]
  13. K. Yasu, T. Arai, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Identification of voiceless fricative/affricate continuum by elderly listeners: Comparison with young listeners,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 609-612, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (328 kB)]
  14. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Speading effect of cafe scientifique in science literacy and applications in education in acoustics,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1475-1478, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (277 kB)]
  15. T. Arai and K. Amino, “Proposing acoustic-phonetics demonstrations,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1479-1482, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (277 kB)]
  16. K. Pek, T. Arai and N. Kanedera, “Investigation on voice activity detection in music by using modulation spectrum,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 119-122, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (332 kB)]
  17. M. Tsuji, T. Arai and N. Hodoshima, “Simple automatic vowel detection method for improving speech intelligibility in reverberant environments,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 329-330, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (191 kB)]
  18. H. Masuda and T. Arai,, “Perception of English consonant clusters in quiet by Japanese native listeners with advanced and intermediate level English proficiency,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 379-382, 2010.
    [Abstract] [PDF (126 kB)]
  19. T. Igeta and T. Arai, “On loanword pronunciation by Korean learners of Japanese: Influence on word recognition for native speakers of Japanese,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 383-386, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (322 kB)]
  20. T. Endoh, T. Arai, K. Yasu, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo,, “Relationship between spread of auditory filter bandwidth and speech discrimination/identification: Focus on the second formant near 2 kHz,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 493-496, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (241 kB)]
  21. K. Yasu, T. Arai, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Discrimination and identification of voiceless fricatives/affricates by elderly listeners: Effect of degradation of auditory properties,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 497-500, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (392 kB)]
  22. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Speech spoken in noise and reverberation improves word intelligibility,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 521-524, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (665 kB)]
  23. T. Suzuki, H. Nakajima, T. Arai, H. Tsuru, K. Nakadai and Y. Hasegawa, “Wave acoustic numerical simulation for sound source orientation estimation,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 595-598, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (1,607 kB)]
  24. Y. Maeda, T. Arai and K. Yasu, “Developing a sound source generation system of the vocal tract models for education in acoustics,”applications in education in acoustics,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1329-1332, 2010 (Student Presentation Award, in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (402 kB)]
  25. K. Shiraishi, H. Sato, M. Ueda, S. Ueha, K. Nakamura, D. Koyama, Y. Yamasaki, Y. Oikawa, T. Arai, K. Itoh, S. Sakamoto, K. Taya, S. Sakamoto, K. Kurisu and H. Funaba, “A trial for guideline of measuring method for older persons and persons with hearing disability: Development of evaluation method of personal speech recognition performance in daily life situation,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1355-1356, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (322 kB)]
  26. Y. Yamabe, T. Arai, K. Yasu and K. Kurisu, “Onsei teijou-bu yokuatsu-shori no riarutaimu-ka no tame no arugorizumu no kentou: Zankyou-kankyou-ka ni okeru onsei meiryou-do kaizen ni mukete,” Proc. of DSPS Educators Conference, pp. 47-50, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (372 kB)]
  27. T. Suzuki, T. Arai, H. Tsuru, H. Nakajima and K. Nakadai, “Sound source orientation estimation using wave acoustic numerical simulation,” Proc. of the Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (379 kB)]
  28. K. Amino and T. Arai, “Electromagnetic oscillograph,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 66, No. 8, p. 404, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (595 kB)]
  29. T. Arai, “Hitachi Civic Center Science Museum,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 66, No. 10, p. 527, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (727 kB)]
  30. T. Arai, “Summary on the series of ‘Exhibits and demonstrations on acoustics in science museums,” J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., Vol. 66, No. 12, p. 623, 2010 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (129 kB)]