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Nonnative listeners prefer perceptual cues they know from their L1: Dutch listeners use vowel duration less than English listeners for English final /v/‐/f/

Mirjam Broersma
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Nonnative listeners prefer perceptual cues they know from their L1: Dutch listeners use vowel duration less than English listeners for English final "v"-"f".  ...  of a perception model for the individual hearing-impaired listener.  ...  It is used by animals for hunting and navigation. Some visually impaired humans use echolocation as part of their orienting repertoire.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2933287 fatcat:gqdetkftz5cmrghkql35figuw4

2. The phonemes of spoken English [chapter]

Greg Brooks
2015 Dictionary of the British English Spelling System  
Theoretically it should be possible to spell any English word using just the 89 graphemes of the main system and their 138 main-system correspondences, since they cover all 44 phonemes and allow for different  ...  of the British English Spelling System and the written system of English in order to intervene strategically to assist children to understand the relationship between these' (Gorman, 1989: 7) .  ...  However, for the purposes of analysing any alphabetic spelling system it seems to me that assuming the psychological reality of phonemes is inescapable, and I have proceeded on that assumption.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0053.02 fatcat:5ohtuyk4ifdxpculwepifhsvhq

Early reflection energy in concert halls: how much, how early, and from where

Anders Chr. Gade
2001 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Whalen et al. ͑1997͒ showed that English-speaking listeners preferred context-appropriate allophones when evaluating real words.  ...  substantial importance in understanding performance of both impaired and unimpaired listeners ͓cf.  ...  The ranges may be applicable to the development of a speaker identification system while the method of synthesis modification may apply to its evaluation data. ͓  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4744078 fatcat:ido5s7awararfly27vq35s5sjy

Grafting acoustic instruments and signal processing: Creative control and augmented expressivity

Dan Overholt
2013 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
In the spirit of the text Concert Halls and Opera Houses by L.  ...  Beranek, we seek to correlate acoustical measurements of spaces used for Sacred Harp singing with subjective evaluations of those spaces made by the singers themselves.  ...  The fear of blind associations, public authorities, and governmental agencies to have a high collision risk for visually impaired persons with "quiet" vehicles led to the definition of new minimum sound  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4830794 fatcat:2sexsmbypjcozjctnorzoiy7te

Compromises in orchestra pit design: A ten‐year trench war in The Royal Theatre, Copenhagen

Anders Chr. Gade, Bo Mortensen
1998 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The recordings were presented to the listeners in a random order in a blind subjective evaluation.  ...  Both the SRT in noise and the SRBT were measured for 10 normal-hearing and 34 hearing-impaired listeners.  ...  From the experiment, it was found that male subjects responded ''similar'' within the range of variance by an average of 163 Hz for F 1 , 415 Hz for F 2 ; and 843 Hz for F 3 .  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.422278 fatcat:l4rayw2q4ja6demlq46irqfu4m

Simultaneous measurements of room‐acoustic parameters using different measuring equipment?

Tor Halmrast, Anders Gade, Bjorn Winsvold
1998 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The recordings were presented to the listeners in a random order in a blind subjective evaluation.  ...  Both the SRT in noise and the SRBT were measured for 10 normal-hearing and 34 hearing-impaired listeners.  ...  From the experiment, it was found that male subjects responded ''similar'' within the range of variance by an average of 163 Hz for F 1 , 415 Hz for F 2 ; and 843 Hz for F 3 .  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.422575 fatcat:fofoye2ypjho5nhhtqgr4fvczm

Vol. 2, No. 4, November 2009

Cindy Xu
2009 International Education Studies  
Clifton is the Technical Support Specialist for the ETC and a graduate of JSU.  ...  Alan Gayton, Randy Ware, Paul Bellamy, and Helen Oliver, Instructional Technology Specialists at the ETC, filmed the event. A video of the collaborative lab can be viewed at: http://www.dscettc.org/.  ...  Discussions may center on such topics as "how I develop listening," "how I improve my listening proficiency outside class," "the best way to understand spoken English" and "what impairs listening."  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v2n4p0 fatcat:njkcmq444rcerbgxreq236n2gy

Effects of errorless learning on the acquisition of velopharyngeal movement control

Andus Wing-Kuen Wong, Tara Whitehill, Estella Ma, Rich Masters
2012 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Computational skills allow rapid and automatic "statistical learning" and social interaction is necessary for this computational learning process to occur.  ...  Finally, FS and its relation to SVD of the array data matrix are also presented and discussed. 9:40 1aAA2. Joint spherical beam forming for directional analysis of reflections in rooms.  ...  tasks in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4708235 fatcat:7wzupz5u2nd6nc7ttvbpxwvunm

Quantitative assessment of spatial sound distortion by the semi-ideal recording point of a hear-through device

Pablo Hoffmann, Flemming Christensen, Dorte Hammersho/i
2013 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Three blinded experts evaluated for histologic injury in control and treatment arms.  ...  We propose that it might be possible to perform audio-visual measurements of a listening space that allow the entire response of the listening space to be understood and visualized.  ...  For evaluating these systems, a loudspeaker is used instead of a human because these systems require various kinds of speech samples.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4805375 fatcat:u4bvxh6karet3avpjdhpfwqpf4

Objective evaluation of vowel pronunciation

Mark J. Bakkum, Reinier Plomp, Louis C. W. Pols
1991 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
These data provide a means for determining mechanisms for the concentration of methane gas and the formation of gas hydrate.  ...  The nature and severity of the acoustic anomalies correlate well with both sediment physical properties, and the unstable system of collapse and mudflow features that typify the seafloor morphology of  ...  The international activities in Isofrc 43 Acoustics, and IEC/TC 29 Electroacoustics, will also be discussed. The Chairs of the respective U.S. Technical Advisory Groups for Isofrc 43 (H.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2029328 fatcat:qntsmkrqkjbkpaxn35nuxutuaa

Acoustical measurements on stages of nine U.S. concert halls

A. C. Gade, John S. Bradley
1993 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Spaces (ARIAS) system and manikin developed at the University of Florida and the BRAM software system developed at NRC Canada with a B&K dummy head and torso.  ...  This paper will compare the results of room average data and several specific seat locations obtained from the two measurement systems with an analysis of the similarities and differences that arose.  ...  and impaired listeners) that is roughly constant for the masker levels used here; (2) generally shallower slopes on the high-frequency side of masking patterns for impaired listeners; and (3) for some  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.406640 fatcat:omothtjqojcofd5ypx2oubadsy

Effects of measurement procedure and equipment on average room acoustic measurements

A. C. Gade, John S. Bradley, Gary W. Siebein
1993 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Spaces (ARIAS) system and manikin developed at the University of Florida and the BRAM software system developed at NRC Canada with a B&K dummy head and torso.  ...  This paper will compare the results of room average data and several specific seat locations obtained from the two measurement systems with an analysis of the similarities and differences that arose.  ...  and impaired listeners) that is roughly constant for the masker levels used here; (2) generally shallower slopes on the high-frequency side of masking patterns for impaired listeners; and (3) for some  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.406634 fatcat:rah72seo75gtpgirf4x2ngcg24

A binaural advantage in the subjective modulation transfer function with simple impulse responses

Eric R. Thompson, Torsten Dau
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Nonnative listeners prefer perceptual cues they know from their L1: Dutch listeners use vowel duration less than English listeners for English final "v"-"f".  ...  of a perception model for the individual hearing-impaired listener.  ...  It is used by animals for hunting and navigation. Some visually impaired humans use echolocation as part of their orienting repertoire.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2933699 fatcat:4nc5pg4ysbhgrjcatwhr7fh77q

On determination of microphone response and other parameters by a hybrid experimental and numerical method

Salvador Barrera‐Figueroa, Finn Jacobsen, Knud Rasmussen
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Nonnative listeners prefer perceptual cues they know from their L1: Dutch listeners use vowel duration less than English listeners for English final "v"-"f".  ...  of a perception model for the individual hearing-impaired listener.  ...  It is used by animals for hunting and navigation. Some visually impaired humans use echolocation as part of their orienting repertoire.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2933455 fatcat:gl6kkwih6rbkriigc7g6ghdlnq

The importance of bass clarity in pop and rock venues

Niels W. Adelman‐Larsen, Eric R. Thompson
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Nonnative listeners prefer perceptual cues they know from their L1: Dutch listeners use vowel duration less than English listeners for English final "v"-"f".  ...  of a perception model for the individual hearing-impaired listener.  ...  It is used by animals for hunting and navigation. Some visually impaired humans use echolocation as part of their orienting repertoire.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2932922 fatcat:fvtlbt6x5vgelp5p67x53qtvgi
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