Publications in 2015

Papers

  1. M. Chait, S. Greenberg, T. Arai, J. Z. Simon and D. Poeppel, “Multi-time resolution analysis of speech: Evidence from psychophysics,” Frontiers in Neuroscience, Vol. 9, Article 214, pp.1-10, June. 2015.
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  2. K. Yasu, T. Arai, T. Endoh, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Relationship between broadening of auditory filter bandwidth near 2 kHz and speech discrimination/identification of monosyllables /de/ and /ge/ by Japanese young and elderly listeners,” Acoust. Sci. Tech, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 35-38, January, 2015.
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  3. H. Masuda, T. Arai & S. Kawahara, “Identification of English consonants in intervocalic contexts in multispeaker babble noise by Japanese listeners: Correlation between English proficiency and consonant identification ability,” Acoust. Sci. Tech, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp.31-34, January, 2015.
  4. M. Kasuya and T. Arai, “Effect of learners’ proficiency on speech production of vowel reduction in German suffixes,” J. Acoust. Sci. Jpn., Vol. 71, No. 1, pp. 7-13 (in Japanese).
  5. T. Sannohe, T. Arai and K. Yasu, “A method of creating a speech masker using a database in a sound-masking system,” J. Acoust. Sci. Jpn., Vol. 71, No. 8, pp. 382-389 (in Japanese).
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  6. E. Yanagisawa and T. Arai, “Effects of formant transition and intensity damping of preceding vowel off-glide on perception of Japanese geminate consonant Sokuon,” J. Acoust. Sci. Jpn., Vol. 71, No. 10, pp. 505-515, October, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  7. H. Kawata, T. Arai, K. Yasu, K. Kobayashi and M. Shindo, “Perception of geminate fricative consonants in Japanese by elderly people: Effects of degradation of auditory properties,” J. Acoust. Sci. Jpn., Vol. 71, No. 12, pp. 653-660, December 2015 (in Japanese).
  8. T. Arai, H. Mori, Shoutokusyu “Onsei ha nani wo tsutaeteiruka ni atatte”, J. Acoust. Sci. Jpn., Vol. 71, No. 9, pp. 459-460, September 2015 (in Japanese).
  9. T. Arai. “Physical models of the vocal tract sound different with the same shape but different temporal characteristics and vice versa”, Proc. of International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, August, 2015.
  10. T. Arai, “Hands-On Tool Producing Front Vowels for Phonetic Education: Aiming for Pronunciation Training with Tactile,” Proc. of INTERSPEECH, pp.1695-1699, Dresden, September, 2015.
  11. T. Arai, “Two Extensions of Umeda and Teranishi’s Physical Models of the Human Vocal Tract,” Proc. of INTERSPEECH, pp.2605-2606, Dresden, September, 2015.
  12. M. Ishida, T. Arai, “Perception of an Existing and Non-Existing L2 English Phoneme Behind Noise by Japanese Native Speakers,” Proc. of INTERSPEECH, pp.3408-3411, Dresden, September, 2015.
  13. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Lombard-like effect against reverberation improves speech intelligibility in reverberation,” Proc. of the Western Pacific Acoustics Conference (WESPAC), pp. 93-97, Singapore, December, 2015.
  14. M. Ishida, A.G. Samuel, and T. Arai, “Perceptual Restoration: Phonemes vs. Locally Time-reversed Words”, International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Amsterdam, March 2015.
  15. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai and K. Kurisu, “Improving speech intelligibility applied by reverberant-induced speech at public spaces “, Nihon onkyou gakkai tyoukaku kenkyuukai shiryou, Vol.15, No.5,pp.443-447, 2015 (in Japanese).
  16. T. Kimura and T. Arai, “Supeingono /y/ no nihongo bogowasha ni yoru hanchuuteki chikaku oyobi “nihongo namari ”no aru /y/ ni taisuru supeingo bogowasha no syukan hyouka,”Onseikenkyuu, pp.68, June, 2015 (in Japanese).
  17. T. Kimura and T. Arai, “Supeingo bogowasya to nihonzinsupeingogakusyuusya niyoru supeingo kyouseitikaku no hikaku”, Nihononseigakkaizenkokutaikaiyokousyuu, pp. 80-85, Octber, 2015 (in Japanese).
  18. A. Watanabe, H. Yoshihata, M. Shindo, and T. Arai, “kouonnsokudo no teigenn to pouzu no sounyuu ga sitsugosyousya no tyoukakutekirikai ni ataeru eikyou”, nihon komyunikeisyon syougaigakkai gakuzyutsukouenkaiyokousyuu, p.64, May, 2015 (in Japanese).
  19. R. Uchida and T. Arai, “A case study of the pattern of Japanese /shi/ articulation with using ultrasound,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 303-304, May, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  20. E. Yanagisawa and T. Arai, “Effects of a formant transition of preceding vowel off-glide on perception of Japanese fricative geminate consonant sokuon,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn, .pp. 305-306, May, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  21. T. Kimura and T. Arai, “Native speakers’ subjective evaluation of epenthetic vowels in Spanish word-initial consonant clusters /tr-/ and /fr-/,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn, pp. 349-350, May, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  22. T. Arai and M. Budhiantho, “Education in acoustics of nasalized vowels using physical models of the human vocal tract with nasal cavity,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn, pp. 1291-1294, May, 2015.
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  23. T. Arai, “From pattern playback to spectrogram vocoder,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1375-1378, May, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  24. H. Kawata, T. Arai, K. Yasu and E. Yanagisawa, “Perception of geminate affricate consonants by elderly people whose auditory properties are deteriorated,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn, pp. 1313-1316, May, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  25. K. Tomaru and Takaruki Arai, “Acoustic comparison between English schwa and Japanese vowels in spontaneous speech in terms of low-order formant frequencies,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 323-326, September, 2015.
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  26. N. Hodoshima, T. Arai, K. Kurisu, “Improving speech intelligibility by reverberant-induced speech at public spaces: Effect of speaker difference on speech intelligibility,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 415-416, September, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  27. J. Moore and T. Arai, “Articulation of English consonant clusters by native English speakers and Japanese speakers,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 259-260, September, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  28. M. Yoshioka, T. Arai, K. Yasu and H. Otsuki, “Effect of Acoustic Adjustments in the Text-to-Speech Synthesis Based on Speaker’s Moraic Sound: Focus on the Fundamental Frequency and the Spectral Characteristics of Speech,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1239-1242, September, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  29. Y. Amimoto and T. Arai, “A Study of Sound Symbolism,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., 491-494, September, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  30. A. Nakajima and T. Arai, “Study on improving work environment by masking meeting sounds,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1033-1036, September, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  31. T. Arai, T. Kimura and R. Uchida, “Producing Estonian vowels by using physical models of vocal tract,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 345-348, September, 2015 (in Japanese).
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  32. T. Arai, “Vocal-tract models old and new: From Chiba to Arai,” Annual Meeting of Sophia University Linguistic Society, Jul. 2015. (Invited Talk) (in Japanese)
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