Publications in 2011

Papers

  1. T. Igeta and T. Arai, “A study on listening and word recognition by Japanese native speakers and problem of loanwords’ pronunciation by Korean Japanese learners,” Japanese Cultural Studies, pp. 419-436, Jan. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (614 kB)]
  2. T. Arai, C. Michimata and H. Kamata, “Speech perception experiment using binaural integration of phonemic and prosodic information,” Acoustical Science and Technology, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp.34-36, Jan. 2011.
    [Abstract] [PDF (100 kB)]
  3. T. Igeta and T. Arai, “A case study on comparison of male and female vowel formants by native speakers of Korean,” Proc. of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), pp. 934-937, Hong Kong, 2011.
    [Abstract] [PDF (256 kB)]
  4. T. Arai, “Physical models producing vowels with pitch variation,” Proc. of the Interspeech, pp. 3309-3310, Florence, Aug. 2011 (Show and Tell Award).
    [Abstract] [PDF (406 kB)]
  5. K. Tomaru and T. Arai, “Are phonemes more perceptible than allophones? The case of English listener’s perception of English stops,” J. Phonetic Soc. Jpn., Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 91, May 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (379 kB)]
  6. T. Arai, “Learning acoustic phonetics by listening to sounds,” Trans. Tech. Comm. Education in Acoustics, The Acoustical Society of Japan, Vol. 6, No. 1, EDU2011-07, pp. 33-38, Jan. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (782 kB)]
  7. K. Kurisu, S. Nakamura, K. Yasu and T. Arai, “Listening difficulty of the transmitted speech and its SOR: An evaluation tool for acoustic system tuning,” Trans. on Tech. Comm. on Architectural Acoustics, The Acoustical Society of Japan, Vol. AA2011-47, pp. 1-9, Dec. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (4.0 MB)]
  8. T. Igeta, M.Sonu and T. Arai, “Acoustic characteristics of korean vowels by Seoul Korean young adult speaker: A study of perception experiment,” Trans. Tech. Comm. Psychol. Physiol. Acoust., The Acoustical Society of Japan, Vol. 41, No. 7, pp. 541-545, Oct. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (1.9 MB)]
  9. T. Arai, “Education in acoustics and speech science using acoustic tubes,” IEICE Technical Report, Vol. SP2011-38, pp. 47-50, Jun. 2011 (in Japanese, Invited Talk).
    [Abstract] [PDF (1.7 MB)]
  10. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Study on speech production that is suitable for speech announcements in noisy/reverberant environment,” IEICE Technical Report, Vol. SP2011-40, pp. 57-61, Jun. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (2.2 MB)]
  11. K. Yasu, T. Arai, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Cue trading in the perception of initial fricatives/affricates: Focusing on duration and amplitude of frication,” Proc. of the General Meeting of the Phonetic Society of Japan, pp. 109-114, Sep. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (910 kB)]
  12. T. Igeta and T. Arai, “Formant measurement of vowels spoken by Korean Seoul dialect speakers: A case study for reviewing vowel system,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 463-466, 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (417 kB)]
  13. H. Masuda and T. Arai, “Perception of English voiceless fricatives by Japanese and English native listeners under various signal-to-noise ratios,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 471-474, Mar. 2011.
    [Abstract] [PDF (231 kB)]
  14. T. Arai, “Exhibition of vocal-tract models at the Hitachi Civic Center Science Museum,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp.1587-1590,2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (543 kB)]
  15. H. Sato, M. Ueda, Y. Oikawa and T. Arai, “Effect of sound field and speaking rate on word recognition scores with high-word-familiarity words.,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1597-1598, 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (177 kB)]
  16. M. Ueda, H. Sato, Y. Oikawa and T. Arai, “Factor of measurement error on word recognition scores with high-word-familiarity words,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp 1599-1600, Mar. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (206 kB)]
  17. K. Yasu, H. Yamazaki, T. Arai, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Identification of voiceless fricatives/affricates at word-initial and word-medial positions by young normal hearing listeners: Comparison with elderly listeners’ identification test,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1613-1616, Mar. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (387 kB)]
  18. K. Pek, T. Arai and N. Kanedera, “Voice activity detection in noisy environments using modulation spectrum and its performance in a subtitle-making system,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 147-150, Sep. 2011.
    [Abstract] [PDF (505 kB)]
  19. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Study on speech production that is intelligible for elderly listeners in noisy/reverberant public spaces,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 297-298, 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (427 kB)]
  20. T. Arai, “Producing vowels with sliding three-tube model: Effects of vocal-tract length and fundamental frequency,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 299-302, Sep. 2011.
    [Abstract] [PDF (563 kB)]
  21. M. Takeda, T. Arai, T. Amitani, K. Kurisu and K. Yasu, “Intelligibility of speech processed by simple algorithm for steady-state suppression in reverberant environments,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 399-402, 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (363 kB)]
  22. T. Igeta, M. Sonu and T. Arai, “Acoustical characteristics of vowel by Seoul Korean young adult speaker: Focused on the contrast on the back-vowel pairs,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 415-416, 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (372 kB)]
  23. S. Murase and T. Arai, “The use of water on the surface of the ultrasound probe for practicing pronunciation,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 419-422, 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (386 kB)]
  24. K. Yasu, T. Arai, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, Y. Yamazaki, “Cue trading in fricatives and affricates: Focusing on rise time of frication and preceding silent interval,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 549-552, Sep. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (337 kB)]
  25. T. Endoh, T. Arai, and K. Yasu, K. Kobayashi, M. Shindo, “Relationship between spread of auditory-filter-bandwidth near 2 kHz and speech discrimination/identification of monosyllables /de/, /ge/: Comparison between young and elderly participants.” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 565-566, 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (324 kB)]
  26. K. Tomaru and T. Arai, “Effects of linguistic contexts on discrimination of Japanese fricative allophones,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 575-588, 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (308 kB)]
  27. T. Arai, “Reed-type sound sources with various fundamental frequencies for physical models of the human vocal tract,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1411-1414, Sep. 2011 (in Japanese).
    [Abstract] [PDF (451 kB)]
  28. K. Amino, T. Osanai, T. Kamada, H. Makinae and T. Arai, “Historical and procedural overview of forensic speaker recognition as a science,” Forensic Speaker Recognition: Law Enforcement and Counter-Terrorism, Patil, H., and Neustein, A. (Eds.), Springer, New York, pp. 275-308, Oct. 2011.
    [Abstract] [PDF]
  29. K. Amino, T. Osanai, T. Kamada, H. Makinae and T. Arai, “Effects of the phonological contents and transmission channels on forensic speaker recognition,” Forensic Speaker Recognition: Law Enforcement and Counter-Terrorism, Patil, H., and Neustein, A. (Eds.), Springer, New York, pp. 275-308, Oct. 2011.
    [Abstract] [PDF]