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Day 0, Oct. 15 SUNDAY

15:00 – 17:00 Special Lecture by ISCA Distinguished Lecturer

Chair: Jianwu Dang

Use of Language in Human Communication – A Model
Prof. Hiroya Fujisaki


Day 1, Oct. 16 MONDAY

8:30 – 9:00 Opening


9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speech

Chair: Pascal Perrier

Somatosensory role in speech production and perception links

Prof. Takayuki Ito

Parole et Cognition, GIPSA-lab


10:00 – 10:20 Coffee Break


10:20 – 12:00 Oral Session: Motor goals, learning and planning

Chair: Takayuki Ito

Probing the representation of temporal structure in speech using auditory feedback manipulation

Philip Hoole and Laura Sichlinger

Which came first, chicken or egg? – Goals of production for lateral /l/ in Australian English

Jia Ying, Christopher Carignan, Jason Shaw, Michael Proctor, Donald Derrick and Catherine Best

Modeling sensory preference in speech motor planning

Jean-François Patri, Pascal Perrier and Julien Diard

Estimation of Speech-planning mechanism based on eye movement

Jinfeng Huang, Di Zhou and Jianwu Dang

Contribution of vision in speech production: Acoustic and articulatory compensations to auditory feedback perturbations in congenitally blind and sighted speakers.

Pamela Trudeau-Fisette, Mark Tiede and Lucie Ménard


12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break


13:30 – 15.10 Special Session: Numerical simulation on aerodynamic and acoustic processes

Chair: Hironori Takemoto

A study of myoelastic-aerodynamic mechanism of vocalization in birds based on subject-specific computational simulation of fluid-structure interaction in syrinx

Qian Xue (Univ. Maine, USA)

Computational modeling of fluid-structure-acoustics interaction during voice production

Xuding Zheng (Univ. Maine, USA)

A relationship between simplified and realistic vocal tract geometries for Japanese sibilant fricatives

Tsukasa Yoshinaga (Osaka Univ., Japan)

Three-dimensional acoustic analysis of the nasal and paranasal cavities

Hironori Takemoto (Chiba Inst. Tech., Japan)

An acoustically-driven model of the vocal tract for speech production

Brad Story (Univ. Arizona, USA)


15:10 – 15:30 Coffee Break


15:30 – 17:30 Poster Session: Perception and Acoustics

Chair: Brad Story

Acoustic measurement of the transfer function of a solid model of the nasal and paranasal cavities

Tatsuya Kitamura, Hironori Takemoto, Hisanori Makinae, Tetsutaro Yamaguchi and Kotaro Maki

Acoustic differences between English bunched and retroflex /ɹ/

Shuwen Chen and D.H. Whalen

Articulatory-Acoustic Relationships for [s] in the XRMB Database

Christine H Shadle, Wei-Rong Chen and D H Whalen

Word-initial irregular phonation as a function of speech rate and vowel quality in Hungarian

Alexandra Markó, Andrea Deme, Gergely Varjasi, Márton Bartók, Tekla Etelka Gráczi and Tamás Gábor Csapó

A hybrid method for acoustic analysis of the vocal tract during vowel production

Futang Wang, Qingzhi Hou, Jie Deng, Jianguo Wei and Jianwu Dang

Particle interaction adaptivity and absorbing boundary conditions in the Lagrangian particle aeroacoustic model for continuous speech production

Futang Wang, Qingzhi Hou and Jianwu Dang

Perceptuo-motor speech units in the brain with COSMO, a Bayesian model of communication

Marie-Lou Barnaud, Julien Diard, Pierre Bessière and Jean-Luc Schwartz

Compensation for visual deprivation in speech perception is only partial: evidence from perception of coarticulated speech

Véronique Delvaux, Kathy Huet, Myriam Piccaluga and Bernard Harmegnies

Interactions between Modal and Amodal Semantic Areas in Spoken Word Comprehension

Bin Zhao, Gaoyan Zhang and Jianwu Dang

Mandarin Speakers’ Perception of Rhtoics

Phil Howson and Richard Gananathan

A pilot study of phonetic category learning considering speech production mechanisms: Data of Mandarin's [l] and [n] by dialect speakers

Xiangjun Guo, Yu Chen, Jianwu Dang and Longchuan Li

Global monitoring of dynamic functional interactions in the brain during Chinese verbs perception

Yuke Si, Jianwu Dang and Gaoyan Zhang

Effects of Dual-Task Induced Cognitive Load on the Production of Disfluencies of Non-Stuttering Speakers and Persons Who Stutter

Ivana Didirkova and George Christodoulides

Which factors can explain the individual outcome differences when learning a new articulatory-to-acoustic mapping?

Eugen Klein, Jana Brunner and Phil Hoole


18:00 – 19:00   Dinner


Day 2, Oct. 17 TUESDAY

9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speech

Chair: Mark Tiede

What a bat's song tells us about how the mammalian brain evolved for speech

Prof. Michael Smotherman

Dept. of Biology, Texas A&M University


10:00 – 10:20 Coffee Break


10:20 – 12:00 Oral Session: Interactions and Emotions

Chair: Michael Smotherman

Spoken-to-whistled language transfer in Tashlhiyt

Rachid Ridouane and Julien Meyer

Personality Judgments based on Speaker’s Social Affective Expressions

Donna Erickson, Albert Rilliard, João de Moraes and Takaaki Shochi

Commonalities and differences of glottal sources and vocal tract shapes among speakers in emotional speech

Yongwei Li, Ken-Ichi Sakakibara, Daisuke Morikawa and Masato Akagi

Sensitivity to Gestural Timing in a Dyadic Imitation Task

Mark Tiede, Christine Mooshammer and Dolly Goldenberg

Speech Emotion Recognition Considering Local Dynamic Features

Haotian Guan, Zhilei Liu, Longbiao Wang and Jianwu Dang


12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break


13:30 – 15:10 Special Session: Advances in articulatory speech synthesis

Chair: Sidney Fels

Considering lip geometry in one-dimensional tube models of the vocal tract

Peter Birkholz

Some current challenges in unified numerical simulations of voice production: from biomechanics to the emitted sound

Oriol Guasch

What goals for articulatory speech synthesis?

Pascal Perrier

Towards Speaker-specific Biomechanically-driven Articulatory Speech Synthesis

Victor Zappi

The quantal larynx in action: Smooth and abrupt aspects of laryngeal motion observed in laryngoscopic videos

Bryan Gick


15:10 – 15:30 Coffee Break


15:30 – 17:30 Poster Session: Articulatory measures and models

Chair: Sayoko Takano

Development of a speech synthesis system based on the vocal tract shape toward flexible parameter setting

Kohichi Ogata

Embodying coarticulation: Resistance/aggressiven

Bryan Gick and Ian Stavness

V-to-C Coarticulation within symmetrical VCV sequences in Moroccan Arabic

Chakir Zeroual, Philip Hoole and Adamantios Gafos

The articulation of dental, retroflex, and alveolopalatal segments in Beijing Mandarin

Richard Gananathan and Phil Howson

A comparison of Articulate and Reading EPG palates: Capturing place/manner contrasts

Alexei Kochetov, Laura Colantoni and Jeffrey Steele

Time activation patterns of orofacial muscles in french labial stop consonants

Thibault Cattelain, Maëva Garnier, Christophe Savariaux and Pascal Perrier

How the Speeds of Articulator Movement Change in Producing Diphthongs? ----- Evidence from Acceleration Calculation

Yu Chen, Ju Zhang and Jianwu Dang

Tongue and jaw articulation of soprano singers at high-pitch in Hungarian and German

Andrea Deme, Reinhold Greisbach, Michelle Meier, Márton Bartók, Julianna Jankovics, Zsófia Weidl and Alexandra Markó

Articulatory model of the epiglottis

Yves Laprie, Benjamin Elie, Pierre-André Vuissoz and Anastasiia Tsukanova

Articulatory Speech Synthesis from Static Context-Aware Articulatory Targets

Anastasiia Tsukanova, Benjamin Elie and Yves Laprie

3D plastic slice samples of the human tongue - based on Miyawaki 1974 -

Sayoko Takano

The vowel-to-vowel coarticulation in Korean: An articulatory and acoustic study

Jinghua Zhang and Yinghao Li

C-V and V-C co-articulation in Cantonese

Wai-Sum Lee

Prediction of F0 based on articulatory features using DNN

Cenxi Zhao, Longbiao Wang and Jianwu Dang

Articulatory Features for Robust Intelligibility Assessment of Dysarthria Speech

Meng Yuan, Longbiao Wang, Hongcui Wang and Jianwu Dang

Aerodynamic and Acoustic Post-thyroidectomy Perturbations

Noé Xiu, Camille Fauth, Béatrice Vaxelaire, Jean-François Rodier, Pierre-Philippe Volkmar, Xiaoling Wang and Rudolph Sock

A recording of bilingual acoustic-articulatory data from a Japanese-Chinese bilingual speaker with a 3D–EMA system

Hidetsugu Uchida, Tetsuya Hashimoto, Daisuke Saito, Nobuaki Minematsu and Atsuo Suemitsu


18:00 – 19:00   Dinner


Day 3, Oct. 18 WEDNESDAY

9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speech

Chair: Lucie Ménard

Word learning and the role of production

Prof. Marilyn Vihman

Language and Linguistic Science, University of York


10:00-10:20 Coffee Break


10:20 – 12:00 Oral Session: Acquisition and Development

Chair: Marilyn Vihman

Articulatory differences between L1 and L2 speakers of English

Martijn Wieling, Pauline Veenstra, Patti Adank and Mark Tiede

Towards the prosodic word: V-to-V coarticulation in 5-year-olds’ productions of “the”

Melissa Redford and Jeffery Kallay

Irregular phonation in sentence reading: Comparison of adolescents’ and adults’ speech production

Tekla Etelka Gráczi, Alexandra Markó and Karolina Takács

Effect of syllable structure on non-word naming latency by Hong Kong learners of Japanese

Albert Lee, Xiaolin Li and Peggy Mok


12:00 – 13.30 Lunch Break


13:30 – 15.10 Special Session: Production and perception of tone in language acquisition

Chair: Aijun Li

A Pilot Study of Tone Production in Truly Advanced Learners of Chinese

Zhiqiang Li

Which Tones are more Difficult? Tone Contrast Salience in Thai, Cantonese, and B and Singaporean Mandarin

Denis Burnham, Leher Singh, Benjawan Kasisopa

Experiencing pitch in speech and music

Yue Wang

The link between production and perception in tone acquisition of Cantonese-speaking children

Peggy Mok, Holly Fung, Mercy Wong

The production of tones in monosyllabic and disyllabic words by Mandarin-speaking children

Jun Gao, Aijun Li and Yueping Zhang

The production of neutral tone on disyllabic words by two-year-old Mandarin-speaking children

Aijun Li, Jun Gao


15:10 – 15:30 Coffee Break


15:30 – 17:30 Poster Session: Phonetics

Chair: Peggy Mok

Speech style-based effects on local vs. non-local coarticulation

Giuseppina Turco, Fanny Ivent and Cécile Fougeron

Static and dynamic aspects of vowel production

Fang Hu

Manner of Articulation of Japanese Consonant /g/

Takayoshi Nakai

Tibetan language model based on recurrent neural network

Tongtong Shen, Longbiao Wang, Xie Chen, Kuntharrgyal Khysru and Jianwu Dang

Tibetan and Uyghur's English lexical stress production and factors affect stress assignment

Dan Hu and Hui Feng

A Correlation Study between Acoustic Parameters and Mandarin Stress levels

Zhigang Yin

Vowels and Diphthongs in Hangzhou Wu Chinese Dialect

Yang Yue and Fang Hu

Tones in Xinxiang Jin Chinese

Liping Xia and Fang Hu

The Experimental Study on Phonation of Vowel Tenseness in Zaiwa Language

Yan Liu and Shuangmei Lan

Tonal Effects on Vowel Duration and Formants: A Preliminary Study in Nanjing Dialect

Yongkai Yang and Ying Chen

Intonational realization of declarative questions in Bai

Zenghui Liu, Aoju Chen and Hans Van de Velde

How are consonants in Tashlhiyt modified depending on their syllable status?

Anne Hermes, Doris Muecke, Bastian Auris and Rachid Ridouane

Life-span changes in spoken French: a study on 400 speakers from 20 to 90 years old

Cécile Fougeron, Véronique Delvaux, Lucie Ménard and Marina Laganaro


18:00 – 19:00   Dinner


Day 4, Oct. 19 THURSDAY

9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speech

Chair: Véronique Delvaux

Aging of speech motor control: from behavior to brain mechanisms

Prof. Pascale Tremblay

Département de Réadaptation, Université Laval


10:00-10:20 Coffee Break


10:20–12:00 Oral Session: Speech disorders

Chair: Pascale Tremblay

Ageing in speech motor control: An EMA study

Anne Hermes, Doris Muecke and Jane Mertens

What happens during stuttering-like disfluencies? An EMA study

Ivana Didirkova, Fabrice Hirsch and Dodji Gbedahou

Compensatory mechanisms in apraxic speech: preliminary acoustic evidence for the interaction between nasality and voicing  

Anna K. Marczyk, Melissa Redford, Yohann Meynadier, Yulia Gaydina and Maria-Josep Solé

Acoustic Analysis of Mandarin Speech in Parkinson’s Disease with the Effects of L-dopa

Wentao Gu, Ping Fan and Weiguo Liu

Inter-Syllabic Interval as an indicator of fluency in Parkinsonian French speech

Kathy Huet, Véronique Delvaux, Myriam Piccaluga, Virginie Roland and Bernard Harmegnies


12:00~12:30 Closing