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Statistical analysis of word-initial voiceless obstruents: preliminary data.
A statistical procedure for classifying word-initial voiceless obstruents is described. The data set to which the analysis was applied consisted of monosyllabic words starting with a voicelessExpand
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X‐ray microbeam speech production database
A broad review of literature describing lingual function during speech shows that speaker samples per study are typically small (N<3 in more than 80% of all cases), and that speech samples, andExpand
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Toward phonetic intelligibility testing in dysarthria.
The measurement of intelligibility in dysarthric individuals is a major concern in clinical assessment and management and in research on dysarthria. The measurement objective is complicated by theExpand
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The influence of speaking rate on vowel space and speech intelligibility for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
The relationship between speaking rate, vowel space area, and speech intelligibility was studied in a group of 9 subjects with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and 9 age- and gender-matchedExpand
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Kinematic, acoustic, and perceptual analyses of connected speech produced by parkinsonian and normal geriatric adults.
Acoustic and kinematic analyses, as well as perceptual evaluation, were conducted on the speech of Parkinsonian and normal geriatric adults. As a group, the Parkinsonian speakers had very limited jawExpand
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Acoustic and intelligibility characteristics of sentence production in neurogenic speech disorders.
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between scaled speech intelligibility and selected acoustic variables in persons with dysarthria. Control speakers and speakers withExpand
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Speaking rate and speech movement velocity profiles.
The effects of speaking rate on the velocity profiles of movements of the lower lip and tongue tip during the production of stop consonants were examined using an x-ray microbeam system. Five youngExpand
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Acoustic studies of dysarthric speech: methods, progress, and potential.
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (1) The reader will be able to describe the major types of acoustic analysis available for the study of speech, (2) specify the components needed for a modern speech analysisExpand
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An acoustic study of the relationships among neurologic disease, dysarthria type, and severity of dysarthria.
PURPOSE This study examined acoustic predictors of speech intelligibility in speakers with several types of dysarthria secondary to different diseases and conducted classification analysis solely byExpand
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Speech Deterioration in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Few detailed reports have been published on the nature of speech and voice changes during the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The subject of this case study is a woman who was diagno...
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