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.
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  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)
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  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)
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  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)
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  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.
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  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.
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  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.
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  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.
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  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.
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  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)
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  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)
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  17. T. Kimura and T. Arai, “Supeingo bogowasya to nihonzinsupeingogakusyuusya niyoru supeingo kyouseitikaku no hikaku”, Nihononseigakkaizenkokutaikaiyokousyuu, pp. 80-85, Octber, 2015.(in Japanese)
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  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)
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  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 & 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 & 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. (in Japanese)
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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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