Publications in 2019

Papers

  1. J. Gao and T. Arai, “Plosive (de-) voicing and f0 perturbations in Tokyo Japanese: Positional variation, cue enhancement, and contrast recovery,” J. Phon., Vol. 77, 100932, Nov. 2019 (Journal of Phonetics Award).
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2019.100932
  2. C. T. J. Hui and T. Arai, “Elderly listeners’ identification of Japanese long vowel pair ‘obasan’ and ‘obaasan’ using pitch and duration,” Acoust. Sci. Tech., Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 105–115, Mar. 2019 (ASJ Paper Award).
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1250/ast.40.105
  3. K. Tomaru and T. Arai, “Evaluation of articulatory similarity using formant and fundamental frequencies during perceptual assimilation of English schwa by native speakers of Japanese,” Acoust. Sci. Tech., Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 233–240, Jul. 2019.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1250/ast.40.233
  4. T. Kimura and T. Arai, “Categorical Perception of Spanish /y/ by Native Speakers of Japanese and Subjective Evaluation of Various Realizations of /y/ by Native Speakers of Spanish,” J. Phonetic Soc. Japan, Vol. 23, pp. 119–129, Aug. 2019.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.24467/onseikenkyu.23.0_119
  5. T. Igeta and T. Arai, “Dominance of lower formants of Korean vowels /o/–/u/ in perceptual identification by Seoul dialect listeners,” Acoust. Sci. Tech., Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 56–58, Jan. 2019.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1250/ast.40.56
  6. R. Shimizu, Y. Sakaguchi, R. Iwasaki, T. Arai, M. Mano, A. Kawano, and K. Shirai, “Acoustic analysis on the speech of a cochlear implant patient: A case study of post-lingual deafness,” Acoust. Sci. Tech., Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 399–401, Nov. 2019.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1250/ast.40.399
  7. T. Arai, “Sound sources used in speech production research with physical models of the human vocal tract,” Proc. of the 3rd International Workshop on the History of Speech Communication Research, Vienna, pp. 79-84, Sep. 2019.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.21437/HSCR.2019-7
  8. T. Arai, “Comparison between halfway realistic-looking physical models of human vocal tract,” Proc. of International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, pp. 3318-3322, Aug. 2019.
  9. C. T. J. Hui, Y. Sugiyama, and T. Arai, “Effect of frequency discrimination ability of elderly listeners on Japanese pitch accent pairs,” Proc. of International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, pp. 2921-2925, Aug. 2019.
  10. J. Gao, J. Yun, and T. Arai, “VOT-F0 coarticulation in Japanese: production-biased or misparsing?,” International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, pp. 210-214, Aug. 2019.
  11. S. Lee, C. T. J. Hui, T. Arai, and C. T. Tan, “The Effect of Broadening Auditory Filters on Perception of Speech in Noise with Linear and Nonlinear Hearing Aids,” MidWinter Meet. of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Maryland, Feb. 2019.
  12. C. T. J. Hui, S. Raghavendra, S. Lee, T. Arai, and C. T. Tan, “Sibilant production by hearing impaired speakers with different experience of auditory compensation,” International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Taipei, Aug. 2019.
  13. Y. Sugiyama, C. T. J. Hui, and T. Arai, “The effect of lexical pitch accent and downstep on listeners’ word identification,” International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology, Tachikawa, Dec. 2019.
  14. J. Gao and T. Arai, “Is French more “true voicing” than Japanese? Perception of plosive voicing in French vs. Japanese,” International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech, Tokyo, Aug. 2019.
  15. J. Yun and T. Arai, “Effect of voicing duration on the perception of synthesized /na/ by Korean listeners,” International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech, Tokyo, Aug. 2019.
  16. E. Osawa, T. Arai, and M. Kitahara, “Distinction between Japanese singleton and geminate consonants in reverberation by native Chinese listeners,” Phonetik und Phonologie Tagung, Düsseldorf, Sep. 2019.
  17. T. Arai, “Two applications of movable mandible for physical models of the human vocal tract,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 146, No. 4, Pt. 2, p. 3080, Dec. 2019.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5137694
  18. E. Osawa and T. Arai, “Contextual effects on the distinction of Japanese length contrasts in reverberation,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 146, No. 4, Pt. 2, p. 3054, Dec. 2019.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5137594
  19. T. Arai, “Introduction to various speech production and evaluation using physical models,” International Workshop for Young Maxillofacial Prosthetic Educators, Tokyo, Mar. 2019 (Invited Talk).
  20. T. Arai, “Onkyou-onseigaku no kiso,” The 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Tutorial Session “Onkyougaku to Onsei-gengo-igaku”, Oct. 2019 (Invited Talk, in Japanese).
  21. Y. Kato, R. Hiraga, D. Wakatsuki, K. Yasu, and T. Arai, “Kankyou-on choushu-ji no naikan ni motozuku onkyou tokuchou-ryou no kashika ni kansuru kentou: Choukaku shougaisha no kankyou-on gakushuu deno katsuyou wo mezashite,” IPSJ SIG Technical Report, Special Interest Group on Assistive and Accessible Computing, Information Processing Society of Japan, Vol. 2019-AAC-10, No. 3, Aug. 2019.
  22. M. Matsui and T. Arai, “Jun-on no gengoka ni oite senkou-on ga hyouteki-on ni oyobosu eikyou,” The 38th Conference of the Japan Foundation for Basic Psychology, p. 48, Dec. 2019.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.14947/psychono.38.41
  23. T. Arai and H. Kihara, “Detecting lateral articulation with partitions considering its directivity,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 773-774, Mar. 2019 (in Japanese).
    [PDF]
  24. J. Gao, J. Yun, and T. Arai, “VOT and F0 cues in the perception of synthesized plosives by Japanese listeners,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 785-786, Mar. 2019.
    [PDF]
  25. M. Kasuya and T. Arai, “An acoustic analysis of German rounded vowels sung by Japanese native speakers and its application to the singing education,” Proc. Spring Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 767-770, Mar. 2019 (in Japanese).
    [PDF]
  26. T. Arai, “One way of designing a movable mandible of a physical model of the human vocal tract with flexible tongue,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 759-760, Sep. 2019 (in Japanese).
    [PDF]
  27. T. Arai, “Open laboratory on sound and voice,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 1391-1392, Sep. 2019 (in Japanese).
    [PDF]
  28. K. Yasu and T. Arai, “Pattern playback of vowels by barcode reader,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 7-8, Sep. 2019 (in Japanese).
    [PDF]
  29. R. Inoue, K. Amino, and T. Arai, “The effects of language on speaker identification:In case of Japanese and English spoken by Japanese native speakers,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 737-740, Sep. 2019 (in Japanese).
    [PDF]
  30. M. Obata, A. Akiyama, M. Ikuta, Y. Hioka, and T. Arai, “Investigating the use of microphone array for sound masking system: Towards reducing masking sound level using the directivity of input sounds,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 771-774, Sep. 2019 (in Japanese).
    [PDF]
  31. K. Amino, T. Arai, and M. Shono, “Acoustic discrimination between falsetto used as disguised voice and modal voice,” Proc. Autumn Meet. Acoust. Soc. Jpn., pp. 741-742, Sep. 2019 (in Japanese).
  32. T. Arai, “Speech communication: Part of the basis of our lives,” Journal or Department of Nursing, Faculty of Human Sciences, Sophia University, No. 4, pp. 3-11, Mar. 2019 (in Japanese).
  33. T. Arai, “Vocal-tract models in phonetic teaching and research,” The Routledge Handbook of Phonetics. W. F. Katz and P. F. Assmann, Eds., New York: Routledge, pp. 570-598, Mar. 2019.
  34. T. Arai, “Nihongo to eigo no onkyougaku teki tokuchou,” Encyclopedia of Bioacoustics, The Society for Bioacoustics, Ed., Tokyo: Asakura Publishing, pp. 42-43, Nov. 2019 (in Japanese).