The 31st General Meeting (2017)

Program for the 31st General Meeting

The Thirty-First General Meeting of the Phonetic Society of Japan
The Thirty-First General Meeting of the Phonetic Society of Japan
Host: The Phonetic Society of Japan
Venue: Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8654
(http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400020145.pdf)
Organizer: Nobuaki Minematsu (The University of Tokyo)

Overall Schedule

Day 1: Saturday, September 30
Venue: Building 2, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
12:00- Registration(Conference Room 2, 3rd Floor)
13:00-14:40 Research presentation (Oral, 4th Floor 242~245)
14:40-14:50 Break
14:50-16:10 Research presentation (Poster, 3rd floor, Conference Room 1)
16:10-16:20 Break
16:20-18:00 Research presentation (Poster, 4th floor, 242~245)
18:15-20:15 Party(2nd floor, Exhibition Hall)
Day 2: Sunday, October 1
Venue: Building 2, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
9:30- Registration (Day 2 only attendees, 3rd floor, Conference Room 2)
10:00-12:00 Workshop 1, 2 4th floor, 243,244)
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-13:45 General Assembly (4th floor 241)
 Speech by PSJ President
 Speech by Host University
 General Assembly
 Awarding Ceremony (Outstanding Article Award, Outstanding Presentation Award, Academic Research Incentive Award)
14:00-15:10 Public Lecture 1
 Talk:Makio KASHINO, Ph.D.
 (NTT Communication Science Laboratories)
“Speech perception mechanisms revealed by auditory illusions”
15:10-15:20 Break
15:20-16:30 Public Lecture 2
 Talk:Toshisada DEGUCHI. Ph.D.
 (TOKYO GAKUGEI UNIVERSITY President)
“Development of Speech Perception in Infancy”

Research Presentation Program(Day 1 September 30)

※Underlined presenters are eligible presenters for Outstanding Presentation Award. Winners and the dates for the awarding ceremony will be announced on the PSJ website after the General Meeting. Winners will be notified via e-mail.
Oral Presentations 13:00-14:40/16:20-18:00
Venue A(Room 242, 4th floor, Building 2, Faculty of Engineering)
Chair: KIYOE SAKAMOTO, HARUMI MITSUI
A1
13:00-13:30
Delayed Rising and Forward Falling in Kochi City Dialect
RINTARO TAKAYAMA(The University of Tokyo, Graduate School)
A2
13:35-14:05
Accent of 3 mora words in Suzuka city, Mie prefecture
HARUKA TAKEUCHI(University of Kokugakuin)
A3
14:10-14:40
Examination of the Classification of Chinese Characters on Accentuation
EIJI AKIYAMA(Ehime University)
(Break/Poster Session)
Chair: TAKAO SUGIMURA, KEN NAKAMOTO
A4
16:20-16:50
The phonetic reduction of nasals and voiced stops in Japanese across speech styles
YOICHI MUKAI(University of Alberta), Tucker Benjamin V.(University of Alberta)
A5
16:55-17:25
The Accent system and accent units in the Iki Katsumoto dialect of Japanese
KOHEI NAKAZAWA(Yonaguni-chō Education Board)
A6
17:30-18:00
Phonetic realization of “late rise” in the accent in western Tokai dialects
KENJI YOSHIDA(Aichi Shukutoku University)
Oral Presentations 13:00-14:40/16:20-18:00
Venue B(Room 243, 4th floor, Building 2, Faculty of Engineering)
Chair:KEIICHI TAKAMARU, AKEMI MINEDA
B1
13:00-13:30
How abstract is sound symbolism: Labiality and diaper names in Japanese
GAKUJI KUMAGAI(National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics), SHIGETO KAWAHARA(The Institute of Cultural and Linguistic Studies at Keio University)
B2
13:35-14:05
Exploratory research of voices that can dissociate perceived speakers’ attributes from the speakers
DAISUKE HAYASHI(The University of Tokyo),SEIJI YAMAGAMI(Senshu University)
B3
14:10-14:40
Phonation by Japanese cake-sellers and its impressions: A contrastive viewpoint between Japanese and Chinese listeners
TOSHIYUKI SADANOBU(Kyoto University), Chunyue Zhu(Kobe University),
Erickson Donna(Haskins Laboratories・Kanazawa Medical University), Obert Kerrie(Private Practice in Columbus, OH)
(Break/Poster Session)
Chair: SEIYA FUNATSU, AKIMI FUKUIKE
B4
16:20-16:50
A finite element method analysis of vocal tract model
SHIGETO KAWAHARA(Keio University), MUTSUO KAWAHARA(Chuo University), NORI KUMAI(RCCM)
B5
16:55-17:25
Making my own Japanese Vowel Chart
KYOUKO TAKEUCHI(Kokugakuin University)
B6
17:30-18:00
F0 contour parameterization using Optimal Regression Chains
Albin Aaron(Kobe University)
Oral Presentations 13:00-14:40/16:20-18:00
Venue C(Room 244, 4th floor, Building 2, Faculty of Engineering)
Chair:AYAKO SHIROSE, NATSUYA YOSHIDA
C1
13:00-13:30
An Electroglottograph study of voiced plosives in two Japanese dialects
HARUYA OGAWA(International Christian University), MICHINORI SUZUKI(International Christian University),
HARUKA TAKEYAMA(International Christian University), SEUNGHN LEE(International Christian University・University of Venda)
C2
13:35-14:05
The phonetic detail and the generational variation of SOKUON in Kumamoto dialect
MIEKO TAKADA(Aichi Gakuin University)
C3
14:10-14:40
Vowel devoicing for native speakers of Kinki dialect: Language awareness and language choice
HI-GYUNG BYUN(Akita International University)
(Break/Poster session)
Chair: TAKUYA KIMURA, YASUNORI TAKAHASHI
C4
16:20-16:50
Syllable and Sonority Hierarchy in Mlabri
YUMA ITO(Japan Society for the Promotion of Science/Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
C5
16:55-17:25
Revisiting the notion of mora in classical languages and mora timing
TAKASHI OTAKE(E-Listening Laboratory)
C6
17:30-18:00
A preliminary acoustic study of tone in Dzongkha
SEUNGHUN LEE(International Christian University・University of Venda), SHIGETO KAWAHARA(Keio University),
HARUKA TADA(International Christian University), HANNA KAJI(International Christian University)
Oral Presentations 13:00-14:40/16:20-18:00
Venue D(Room 245, 4th floor, Building 2, Faculty of Engineering)
Chair:CHIEKO NAKAGAWA, NORIYUKI TAGAWA
D1
13:00-13:30
How variations in syllable-final nasals affect word recognition in Taiwan Mandarin
FON JANICE(National Taiwan University),CHUANG YU-YING(National Taiwan University)
D2
13:35-14:05
Productions of Japanese negative verb forms on the Tokyo Accent― The characterization of Accent and Factors by Chinese native speakers in the northern dialect―
HUANG XIANG WANG(University of Hiroshima, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences)
D3
14:10-14:40
The effect of self-monitored production training on Japanese pitch accent by L1 Mandarin learners
RUILAI WANG(Kobe University Graduate School・Kobe University・The Japan Foundation)
(Break / Poster session)
Chair: TAKEHIKO MAKINO, JUNKO SUGIMOTO
D4
16:20-16:50
Cross-liunguistic Influence on L2 English Speech Rating
TAKAYUKI KONISHI(Waseda University),MARIKO KONDO(Waseda University)
D5
16:55-17:25
Perception of English sounds that are neutralized in Japanese — Who is Fu?
MAKIKO AOYAGI(Dokkyo University), WANG YUE(Simon Fraser University)
D6
17:30-18:00
The perception of English Vowels by Korean Native Speakers: Concerning the Influence of following consonants on vowels
HEESUN HAN(Osaka University),TAKESHI NOZAWA(Ritsumeikan University)
Poster Presentations 14:50~16:10
(Conference Room 1, 3rd floor, Building 2, Faculty of Engineering)
Chair:KYOKO TAKEUCHI, YOSUKE MIKI
P01 Perception of Japanese Emotional Speech by Mandarin Learners
XIN YUE LI(Graduate School of Kobe University),MI LIANG LUO(Dalian University of Foreign Languages),RYOKO HAYASHI(Kobe University)
P02 Effects of phonological factors in the perception of syllables and stresses by native speakers of Japanese
SAYOKO EGUCHI (Advanced Telecomunications Research Institute International(ATR),
REIKO AKAHANE-YAMADA(Advanced Telecomunications Research Institute International(ATR)・Kobe University)
P03 Perceptual confusion of Japanese special morae by native speakers of Mandarin
LIN SHU ZHANG(Graduate School of Kobe University)
P04 Effects of the manner of articulation of the following consonant on the identification and discrimination of English vowels by native Japanese listeners
TAKESHI NOZAWA(Ritsumeikan University)
P05 Perception and production of Mandarin tones by native speakers of Japanese
SHUYI YANG(Kobe University),Reiko Akahane-Yamada(Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International(ATR)・Kobe University)
P06 Intonation of particles “”ne”” and “”yo”” in natural conversations
HAIXIA ZHANG(Tokyo Gakugei University),AYAKO SHIROSE(Tokyo Gakugei University)
P07 F0, long-term formants and LTAS in Korean-English Bilinguals
CHO SYLVIA(Simon Fraser University Graduate School),
MUNRO MURRAY J.(Simon Fraser University)
P08 A Cross-Generational Comparison of the Vowel Formants in Tokyo Japanese
YOSHIYUKI WAKIDA(NIEMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL)
P09 On the EPG patterns of the Japanese moraic nasal preceding a vowel or a fricative
MICHINAO MATSUI(Osaka Health Science University)
P10 Phonetic Reduction of English Schwa by Japanese Speaking Adults
YOKO SAKAMOTO(Dokkyo Medical University)
P11 Elder speaker`s accent in Miura dialect
KAORU SAKAMOTO(Kokugakuin Univ. Guraduate School)
P12 Prosody of German Modal Particles and Japanese Sentence-Final Particles in Attitude Utterances
MIKI IKOMA(Waseda University)
P13 Assessing Pronunciation of Japanese Learners of English
Chika Fujiyuki(Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe University),SAYOKO EGUCHI(Advanced Telecomunications Research Institute International(ATR)・Kobe University),
REIKO AKAHANE-Yamada(Advanced Telecomunications Research Institute International(ATR)・Kobe University)
P14 A study on phonetic characteristics of English determiners by Japanese EFL learners
KIYOKO YONEYAMA(Daito Bunka University),NORIKO YAMANE(Hiroshima University),
ATSUSHI FUJIMORI(Shizuoka University),NORIKO YOSHIMURA(University of Shizuoka)

Workshop Program(Day 2 October 1 10:00~12:00)

Workshop 1 (Room 242, 4th floor, Venue A)
“Methodology for prosodic research: Corpus, physiology, and sentence type”
  • Organizer・Chair: MATSUURA, Toshio (Hokusei Gakuen University)
  • Presentation 1 “Current situation and issues of compound accent research by using ERPs”
    MATSUURA, Toshio (Hokusei Gakuen University),YASUNAGA, Daichi (Kanazawa University),MIZUMOTO, Go (Kumamoto Health Science University)
  • Presentation 2 “The use of prosody in syntactic disambiguation in Tokyo and Kinki Japanese”
    IGARASHI, Yosuke (Hitotsubashi University),HIROSE, Yuki (the University of Tokyo)
  • Presentation 3 “Prosody research based on speech corpora of Japanese and English”
    KITAHARA, Mafuyu (Sophia University)
  • Commentator:MATSUI, F. Michinao (Osaka Health Science University)
Workshop 2 (Room 243, 4th floor, Venue B)
“Teaching English Phonetics for Prospective Teachers in Japan”
  • Organizer・Chair  Noriko Yamane(Hiroshima University)
  • Presentation 1 ”How to teach all 13 vowels of General American English to Japanese people”
    NOGITA, Akitsugu (Kokushikan University)
  • Presentation 2 ”A way of teaching English consonant pronunciation for English teachers”
    KUMAMOTO, Yuji(Tottori University of Environmental Studies)
  • Presentation 3 ”Haptic Techniques for Teaching English Prosody”
    TEAMAN, Brian(Osaka Jogakuin University),YAMANE, Noriko(Hiroshima University)
◇Participation fee
 Please pay at the registration desk and receive the proceedings booklet. Participation fee is 1000 yen for students (undergraduate/graduate), 2000 yen for members, and 3000 yen for non-members except students. Students of undergraduate and graduate schools must show their student ID at registration.
※The workshop and public lectures are open to all.
◇Proceedings
 Starting this meeting, proceedings are available only electronically. Proceedings in USB and hardcopy formats are not available. Proceedings will be made public on PSJ MyPage prior to the meeting. Please download /print out as necessary.
◇Membership registration
 If you wish to become a member, please register at the registration booth. The PSJ Administrative Office will contact you soon. 
◇Party
 The party will be held on Day 1 (Saturday, September 30, 6:15pm) at the Exhibition Hall (2nd floor, Building 2, Faculty of Engineering). Registered attendees’ fee is 5000 yen (3000 yen for student members). Please make a reservation via website by September 22nd:reservation form. Fee will be 5500 yen (3500 yen for student members) after September 22nd.
 Fee will be 5500 yen (3500 yen for student members) after September 22nd.
◇Lunch
 The venue will not provide lunches. There are restaurants and convenience stores around the campus.
◇Nursery room
  The nursery room is available during the convention with the cooperation of the venue. Participants with small children are encouraged to use this system. The nursery room is free of charge, but reservation is necessary. Please see the following website for details.
⇒ Click here for 31st General Meeting Nursery Room
◇Sign language translation
  PSJ will partially cover the cost for those in need of sign language translation and note-taking. Please send a message to PSJ Administrative Office(psj-post@bunken.co.jp)by Monday, July 31st, 2017. Details will be provided individually.
◇Convention administration committee
 Nobuaki MINEMATSU (Chair), Masato KOBAYASHI, Kyoko TAKEUCHI, Hiroko DATE, Shin-ichi TANAKA, Michiko WATANABE
◇General Affairs Committee 
 Yukio KIGAWA (Chair), Ayako SHIRASE, A Rongna, Takayuki KAGOMIYA, Kenji YOSHIDA, Kiyoko YONEYAMA 
◇Planning Committee
 Mariko KUNO (Chair), Seiya FUNATSU (Alternate Chair), A Rongna, Miki IKOMA, Kahoru IMAMURA, Makio OONO, Takuya KIMURA, Yuko SHITARA, Ayako SHIROSE, Keiichi TAKAMARU, Kyoko TAKEUCHI, Chieko NAKAGAWA, Ken NAKAMOTO, Akimi FUKUIKE, Takehiko MAKINO, Makiko MATSUDA, Yosuke MIKI, Akemi MINEDA, Nobuaki MINEMATSU