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Montreal Forced Aligner: Trainable Text-Speech Alignment Using Kaldi
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We present the Montreal Forced Aligner (MFA), a new opensource system for speech-text alignment. Expand
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Gender Inference of Twitter Users in Non-English Contexts
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We identify languages with complex orthography, such as Japanese, as difficult for existing methods, suggesting a valuable direction for future research. Expand
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Phonetic Imitation from an Individual-Difference Perspective: Subjective Attitude, Personality and “Autistic” Traits
Numerous studies have documented the phenomenon of phonetic imitation: the process by which the production patterns of an individual become more similar on some phonetic or acoustic dimension toExpand
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Subglottal coupling and its influence on vowel formants.
A model of acoustic coupling between the oral and subglottal cavities is developed and predicts attenuation of and discontinuities in vowel formant prominence near resonances of the subglottalExpand
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The emergence, progress, and impact of sound change in progress in Seoul Korean: Implications for mechanisms of tonogenesis
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We investigate the origin, progression, and impact of a sound change in Seoul Korean where the primary cue to a stop contrast in phrase-initial position is shifting from VOT to f0. Expand
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Effects of Speaker Evaluation on Phonetic Convergence
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We show that the extent of phonetic convergence (and divergence) depends on the speaker’s disposition towards an interlocutor, but not on more “macro” social variables. Expand
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Production planning and coronal stop deletion in spontaneous speech
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We examine coronal stop deletion (CSD), a variable process conditioned by preceding and upcoming phonological context, in a corpus of spontaneous British English speech, as a means of investigating a number of variables associated with planning. Expand
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How children explore the phonological network in child-directed speech: A survival analysis of children's first word productions.
We explored how phonological network structure influences the age of words' first appearance in children's (14-50 months) speech, using a large, longitudinal corpus of spontaneous child-caregiverExpand
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Subglottal coupling and vowel space: an investigation in quantal theory.
We describe the attenuation of the second vowel formant peak near the second resonance of the subglottal system, and test whether it is a quantal acoustic-articulatory relation (Stevens 1972, 1989)Expand
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Subglottal coupling and vowel space.
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Poster presented at the 147th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New York, N.Y., May 2004. Expand
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