Acoustical Society of America hosts special session to honor contributions of Dr. Allard Jongman and Dr. Joan Sereno to speech science

Friday, October 5, 2018

The fall meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) will feature a special session entitled “Coupling Phonetics and Psycholinguistics” to celebrate Joan Sereno’s and Allard Jongman’s sustained collaboration and contribution to the acoustics, perception, and processing of speech. Former and current students and colleagues from all over the world will gather in Victoria BC, Canada, to present their research in 6 keynote talks and more than 50 posters.The ASA meeting will take place from November 5-9, 2018.

KU Linguistics students and faculty will be giving 8 presentations at this meeting:

Investigating the representation of tonal alternations in context. Yu-Fu Chien (Fudan University, Shanghai, China), Hanbo Yan (Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China), and Joan Sereno

Computer-vision analysis shows different facial movements for the production of different Mandarin tones. Saurabh Garg (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada), Lisa Tang (Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada), Ghassan Hamarneh (SFU), Allard Jongman, Joan Sereno, and Yue Wang (SFU)

Lexically dependent estimation of acoustic information in speech. Charles Redmon and Allard Jongman

Linking production and perception of clear speech. Joan Sereno, Allard Jongman, Yue Wang (SFU), Ghassan Hamarneh (SFU), Lisa Tang (SFU), Saurabh Garg (UBC), Paul Tupper (SFU), Bob McMurray (University of Iowa), Charles Redmon, Yuyu Zeng, Beverly Hannah (SFU), Keith K.W. Leung (SFU), and Sylvia Cho (SFU)

Weak Adaptation to Foreign-Accented Voice-Onset-Time. Tifani Biro (Penn State University), Seulgi Shin, Yuyu Zeng, and Annie Tremblay

Use of Tonal Information in French and English Listeners’ Segmentation of Korean Speech. Annie Tremblay, Seulgi Shin, Sahyang Kim (Hongik University, Seoul, Korea), and Taehong Cho (Hanyang University)

Identifying the distinctive acoustic cues of Mandarin tones. Paul Tupper (SFU), Keith K.W. Leung (SFU), Yue Wang (SFU), Allard Jongman, and Joan Sereno

Priming the representation of left-dominant sandhi words: A Shanghai dialect case study. Hanbo Yan (Shanghai Int. Stud. U.), Yu-Fu Chien (Fudan U.), and Jie Zhang

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