Table of Contents (Vol.19)

Vol.19 No.1
Title Author page
Feature Articles: Corpus-Based Data-Driven Speech Research in Asia
Preface Shuichi Itahashi and Jun’ichi Yamagishi 1
Segmental Variation of Japanese Speakers’ English: Analysis of “the North Wind and the Sun” in AESOP Corpus
Mariko KONDO, Hajime TSUBAKI and Yoshinori SAGISAKA 3
Development of an Online Infrastructure for Teaching Japanese Prosody Based on Information Processing of Speech and Text Corpora Nobuaki Minematsu 18
Exploring the Representation of Second Language Sounds in First Language Space Maria Luisa GARCIA LECUMBERRI, Jian GONG and Martin COOKE 32
A Statistical Modeling Approach to Automatic Evaluation of Mandarin Pronunciation Su-Kui XU, Si WEI, Zhen-Hua LING, Qian-Yong GAO, Li-Rong DAI and Qing-Feng LIU 44
Multimodal Features for Automatic Emotion Estimation during Face-to-Face Conversation Yoshiko ARIMOTO and Kazuo OKANOYA 53
Vol.19 No.2
Title Author page
Feature Articles: Adventures in Speech Science: Focus on the C/D Model and Its Impact on Phonetics & Phonology
Preface Donna ERICKSON and Satoshi IMAIZUMI 1
Part I: C/D Model: Its Impact on Phonetics
Remarks on the C/D Model
The C/D Model as a Theory of the Phonetics-Phonology Interface
Shigeto KAWAHARA 9
A Practical Guide to Calculating Syllable Prominence, Timing and Boundaries in the C/D Model
Donna ERICKSON and Shigeto KAWAHARA 16
Vowel Devoicing in Japanese and Voicing Control in the C/D Model
Makiko AOYAGI 22
Edge Prominence and Declination in Japanese Jaw Displacement Patterns: A View from the C/D Model
Shigeto KAWAHARA, Donna ERICKSON and Atsuo SUEMITSU 33
More about Contrastive Emphasis and the C/D Model
Jangwon KIM, Donna ERICKSON and Sungbok LEE 44
On the Input Information of the C/D Model for Vowel Devoicing in Japanese Michinao F. MATSUI 55
Comparing the Metrical Structure of a Digit Sequence in American English:Articulatory vs. Acoustic Analysis
Caroline MENEZES 70
Syllable-Based Phonology as Input into the C/D Model: The Case for American English
Text to Speech Synthesis Using Syllables as Functional Units of Speech
Part II: Adventures in Speech Science
Neural Correlates for Parsing Japanese Kana Phrases
Atsushi HOSOKAWA, Satoshi IMAIZUMI and Toshitaka HORIUCHI 100
Four Types of Linguistic Resources for Variable Speaking Units in Common Japanese
Toshiyuki SADANOBU 109
Study of Neural Mechanism of Mandarin Vowel Perception and Diphthong Production with Neural Network Model
Chao-Min WU, Tao-Wei WANG and Ming-Hung LI 115
Vol.19 No.3
Title Author page
Research Articles
Do Chinese L2 Learners of Japanese Incrementally Use Prosodic Cues in Word Recognition? : Eye-Tracking Evidence Shuai YIN, Manami SATO, Yingyi LUO, Yosuke IGARASHI and Hiromu SAKAI 1
The Influence of Japanese Learning Experience on Perception of Low-High vs. High-Low Accent Contrast: Identification Experiments with Native Chinese Speakers Chen LIANG 13
A “Critical Period” in Second Language Acquisition Reconsidered: Production Patterns and Listening/Reading Proficiencies of Japanese Learners Michiko MOCHIZUKI SUDO and Ikuyo KANEKO 24
Crucial Prosodic Features in Japanese Learners’ Pronunciation: Evidence from Naturalness Judgments of Synthetic Speech Rongna A, Ryoko HAYASHI and Tatsuya KITAMURA 37
Research Notes
Measurement of Puff Strength during Speaking: Comparison of Japanese with English and Chinese Languages Sakae INOUYE and Yoshibumi SUGIHARA 43
Tongue Movement of Healthy Adults who Feel Clumsy Articulating Alveolar Flaps Wataru TACHIKAWA, Yoshiaki OZAWA, Michiko HASHI, Tatsuya KITAMURA and Yukiko NOTA 50