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Annual Report 1999

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Reviewed journals

Damper RI, Marchand Y, Anderson MJ & Gustafson K (1999). Evaluating the pronunciation component of text-to-speech systems for English: a performance comparison of different approaches. Comput Speech Language, 13/2: 155-176. 1-2/99

Friberg A & Sundberg J (1999). Does music performance allude to locomotion? A model of final ritardandi derived from measurements of stopping runners. J Acoust Soc Am 105: 1469-1484. 1-2/99

Fuks L & Sundberg J (1999). Using respiratory inductive pletysmography for monitoring professional reed instrument performance. Medical problems in performing artists. Sid. 30-42. Tidskrift och volym nr? 3-4/99

Galembo A & Askenfelt A (1999). Signal representation and estimation of spectral parameters by inharmonic comb filters with application to the piano. IEEE Trans Speech Audio Process, 7/2: 197-203. SIZE="2" FACE="Arial, Helvetica"> 1-2/99

Jansson EV & Niewczyk B (1999). On the acoustics of the violin: Bridge or body hill. CAS J 3/7 (Series II): 23-27. 1-2/99

Jansson EV (1999). Violin quality and bridge mobility. J Sangeet Research Acad 13/1: 1-8. 3-4/99

Köbler S & Leijon A (1999). Noise analysis of real-life listening situations for maximal speech audibility in hearing aid fitting. Scand Audiol 28/3: 179-189. 3-4/99

Stone RE, Cleveland TF & Sundberg J (1999). Formant frequencies in country singers´ speech and singing. J Voice 13: 161-167. 3-4/99

Sundberg J & Kullberg Å (1999). Voice source studies of register differences in untrained female voices. Log Phon Vocol 24: 76-83. 3-4/99

Sundberg J, Andersson M & Hultqvist C (1999). Effects of subglottal pressure variation on professional baritone singer´s voice source. J Acoust Soc Am 105: 1965-1971. 3-4/99

Sundberg S, Cleveland T, Stone Jr RE & Iwarsson J (1999). Voice source characteristics in six premiere country singers. J Voice 13: 168-183. 3-4/99

Ternström S (1999). Preferred self-to-other ratios in choir singing. J Acoust Soc Am 105/6: 3563-3574. 3-4/99

Conference papers

(Proceedings, National and International)

Agelfors E, Beskow J, Dahlquist M, Granström B, Lundeberg M, Salvi G, Spens K-E & Öhman T (1999). Two methods for visual parameter extraction in the Teleface project. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 1-4. 1-2/99

Agelfors E, Beskow J, Granström B, Lundeberg M, Salvi G, Spens K-E & Öhman T (1999). Synthetic visual speech driven from auditory speech. In: Massaro DW, ed. Proc of AVSP’99, International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech, August 1999, Santa Cruz, USA; 123-127. 3-4/99

Bell L & Gustafson J (1999). Interacting with an animated agent: an analysis of a Swedish database of spontaneous computer directed speech. In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99 , 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 3: 1143-1146. 3-4/99

Bell L & Gustafson J (1999). Repetition and its phonetic realizations: Investigating a Swedish database of spontaneous computer directed speech. In: Ohala JJ, Hasegawa Y, Ohala M, Granville D & Bailey AC, eds. Proc of ICPhS-99, The XIVth Intl Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco, Aug 1999. 2: 1221-1224. 3-4/99

Bell L & Gustafson J (1999). Repetition in a Swedish database of spontaneous computer-directed speech. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 15-18. 1-2/99

Bell L & Gustafson J (1999). Utterance types in the August System. In: Proc IDS '99, Kloster Irsee, Germany, June 22-25; 81-84. 3-4/99

Bell L, Gustafson K, House D & Johansson L (1999). Children´s evaluation of prosody in speech synthesis. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 19-22. 1-2/99

Bengtsson B, Burgoon JK, Cederberg C, Bonito J & Lundeberg M (1999). The impact of antropomorphic interfaces on influence, understanding and credibility. Proc 23nd Hawaii Intl Conf on System Sciences, 1999, Maui, USA. 1-2/99

Bimbot F, Blomberg M, Boves L, Chollet G, Jaboulet C, Jacob B, Kharroubi J, Koolwaaij J, Lindberg J, Mariethoz J, Mokbel C & Mokbel H (1999). An overview of the PICASSO project research activities in speaker verification for telephone applications. In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds. Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 5: 1963-1966. 3-4/99

Blomberg M (1999). Within-utterance correlation for speech recognition In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 6: 2479-2482. 3-4/99

Blomberg M (1999). Within-utterance correlation in automatic speech recognition. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 23-26. 1-2/99

Bresin R & Friberg A (1999). Synthesis and decoding of emotionally expressive music performance. In: Proc IEEE 1999 Systems, Man and Cybernetics Conference (SMC’99), Tokyo, IV: 317-322. 1-2/99

Bresin R & Friberg A (1999). Synthesis and decoding of emotionally expressive music performance. Poster. IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics 99, Niigata, Japan, Oct 15-17. 3-4/99

Carlberger A (1999). Grammar and lexicons for a speech-interfaced knowledge-based engineering program (ICAD). In: Loncke F, Clibbens J & Lloyd L (eds). AAC: New directions in research and practice. London: Whurr Publ. Presented at the ISAAC Research Symposium on Natural Language Processing, Dublin, Aug. 1998. 4/98

Carlberger A (1999). Nparse - A shallow N-gram-based grammatical-phrase parser. In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 5: 2067-2070. 3-4/99

Elenius K (1999). Experiences from building two large telephone speech databases for Swedish. In: Ohala JJ, Hasegawa Y, Ohala M, Granville D & Bailey AC, eds. Proc of ICPhS-99, The XIVth Intl Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco, Aug 1999. 3: 1741-1744. 3-4/99

Elenius K (1999). Two Swedish SpeechDat databases - some experiences and results. In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 5: 2243-2246. 3-4/99

Elenius K (1999). Two Swedish telephone speech databases. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 45-48. 1-2/99

Engwall O (1999). Modeling of the vocal tract in three dimensions. In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 1: 113-116. 3-4/99

Fant G & Kruckenberg A (1999). F0 patterns in text reading. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 53-56. 1-2/99

Fant G & Kruckenberg A (1999). Syllable and word prominence in Swedish. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 57-60. 1-2/99

Fant G, Kruckenberg A & Liljencrants Å (1999). Prominence correlates in Swedish prosody. In: Ohala JJ, Hasegawa Y, Ohala M, Granville D & Bailey AC, eds. Proc of ICPhS-99, The XIVth Intl Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco, Aug 1999. 3: 1749-1752. 3-4/99

Granström B, House D & Lundeberg M (1999). Eyebrow movements as a cue to prominence. Third Swedish Symp on Multimodal Communication , Linköping. 3-4/99

Granström B, House D & Lundeberg M (1999). Prosodic cues in multi-modal speech perception. In: Ohala JJ, Hasegawa Y, Ohala M, Granville D & Bailey AC, eds. Proc of ICPhS-99, The XIVth Intl Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco, Aug 1999. 1: 655-658. 3-4/99

Granström B, House D & Lundeberg M (1999). Visual prominence in multimodal speech perception. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 61-64. 1-2/99

Gustafson J, Lindberg N & Lundeberg M (1999). The August spoken dialogue system. In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 3: 1151-1154. 3-4/99

Gustafson J, Lundeberg M & Liljencrants J (1999). Experiences from the development of August - a multimodal spoken dialogue system. In: Proc of IDS '99, Kloster Irsee, Germany, June 22-25; 61-64. 1-2/99

Gustafson J, Sjölander K, Beskow J, Carlson R & Granström (1999). Creating web-based exercises for spoken language technology. In: Proc of IDS '99, Kloster Irsee, Germany, June 22-25; 165-168. 1-2/99

Heldner M, Strangert E & Deschamps T (1999). A focus detector using overall intensity and high frequency emphasis. In: Ohala JJ, Hasegawa Y, Ohala M, Granville D & Bailey AC, eds. Proc of ICPhS-99, The XIVth Intl Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco, Aug 1999. 2: 1491-1494. 3-4/99

Heldner M, Strangert E & Deschamps T (1999). Focus detection using overall intensity and high frequency emphasis. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 73-76. 1-2/99

House D (1999). Perception of pitch and tonal timing: implications for mechanisms of tonogenesis. In: Ohala JJ, Hasegawa Y, Ohala M, Granville D & Bailey AC, eds. Proc of ICPhS-99, The XIVth Intl Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco, Aug 1999. 3:1823-1826. 3-4/99

House D, Bell L, Gustafson K & Johansson L (1999). Child-directed speech synthesis: evaluation of prosodic variation for an educational computer program. In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99 , 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 4: 1843-1846. 3-4/99

Hunnicutt S, Carlson R, Carlberger A, Rosengren E (1999). TIDE-ENABL-projektet: Sofistikerad design med hjälp av talförståelse. In: Proc of Konferensen Människa-Handikapp-Livsvillkor Rendez-vous, Örebro, April 1999; 161-162. 3/99

Juslin PN, Friberg A & Bresin R (1999). Towards a computational model of performance expression: The GERM model. In: Proceedings of the Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC'99), Evanston, USA, August 14-17, 1999. 3-4/99

Kahlin D & Ternström D (1999). The chorus effect revisited: experiments in frequency-domain simulation of ensemble sounds. In: Proc Euromicro´99, IEEE Computer Society, PRO00321, ISBN 0-7695-0321-7; 2: 75-80. 3-4/99

Karlsson I (1999). Within-speaker variability in the VeriVox database. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 93-96. 1-2/99

Liljencrants J (1999). Judges of prominence. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 101-107. 1-2/99

Lindberg J & Blomberg M (1999). Vulnerability in speaker verification. A study of technical impostor techniques In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 3: 1211-1214. 3-4/99

Lindberg N & Eineborg M (1999). Improving part of speech disambiguation rules by adding linguistic knowledge. In: Dzeroski S & Flach PA, eds. Proc of ILP-99, Inductive Logic Programming. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Science. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Verlag; Vol 1634: 186-197. 3-4/99

Lundeberg M & Beskow J (1999). Developing a 3D-agent for the August dialogue system. In: Massaro DW, ed. Proc of AVSP’99 , International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech, August 1999, Santa Cruz, USA. 151-156. 3-4/99

Massaro DW, Beskow J, Cohen MM, Fry CL & Rodriguez T (1999). Picture my voice: Audio to visual speech synthesis using artificial neural networks. In: Massaro DW, ed. Proc of AVSP’99, International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech, August 1999, Santa Cruz, USA. 133-138. 3-4/99

Melin H & Lindberg J (1999). Variance flooring, scaling and tying for text-dependent speaker verification. In: In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 5: 1975-1978. 3-4/99

Rosengren E & Hunnicutt S (1999). Perceptual analysis of dysarthric speech in the TIDE-ENABL project. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 117-120. 1-2/99

Sjölander K, Beskow J, Gustafson J, Lewin E, Carlson R & Granström B (1998). Web-based educational tools for speech technology. In: Proc of ICSLP98, 5th Intl Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Sydney, Australia, 1998; 3217-3220. 4-98

Sjölander K, Gustafson J, Beskow J, Granström B & Carlson R (1999). Web-based educational tools for speech technology. Proc MATISSE - ESCA/SOCRATES Workshop on Method and Tool Innovations for Speech Science Education London, UK, April 16-17. 1-2/99

Svensson E-L (1999). Pronunciation in KTH:s text-to-speech system. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 129-132. 1-2/99

Ungvary T & Vertegaal R (1999). The SensOrg: Time-complexity and the design of a musical cyberinstrument. In: Proc of 1999 Intl Music Conf, Beijing, Oct 1999. 3-4/99

Vicsi K, Roach P, Öster A-M, Kacic Z & Barczika P (1999). SPECO - A multimedia multilingual teaching and training system for speech and hearing impaired children. Proc of ICPhS-99, San Fransisco, Aug 1999). 2: 1361-1364. 3-4/99

Vicsi K, Roach P, Öster A-M, Kacic Z, Barczikay P & Sinka I (1999). SPECO - A multimedia multilingual teaching and training system for speech handicapped children In: Olaszy G, Németh G & Erdöhegyi K, eds., Proc of Eurospeech '99, 6th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Budapest, Hungary, Sept 1999, 2: 859-862. 3-4/99

Vos K, Vafin R, Heusdens R & Kleijn WB (1999). High-quality consistent analysis-synthesis in sinusoidal coding. In: Proc Audio Eng Soc, 17th Conf "High Quality Audio Coding", Florence, Italy; 244-250. 3-4/99

Öhman T & Lundeberg M (1999). Perceptual differences in lipreading a synthetic and a natural face. In: Ohala JJ, Hasegawa Y, Ohala M, Granville D & Bailey AC, eds. Proc of ICPhS-99, The XIVth Intl Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco, Aug 1999. 2: 1097-1100. 3-4/99

Öster A-M, Vicsi K, Roach P, Kacic Z & Barczika P (1999). A multimedia multilingual teaching and training system for speech and hearing impaired children - SPECO. In: Andersson R, Abelin Å, Allwood J & Lindblad P, eds. Proc of Fonetik 99, 12th Swedish Phonetics Conference, June 2-4, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden; 149-153. 1-2/99

Other publications
(QPSR, CD-rom, books, on line-publications)

Agelfors E et al. (1999). Artificial video for Hearing-Impaired Telephone Users; A comparison with the No Video and Perfect Video Conditions. In: Buhler C & Harry Knops H (eds). Assistive Technology on the Threshold of the New Millennium, Assistive Technology Research Series 6, ISBN 1 586030019 (IOS Press); 116-121. 3-4/99

Bresin R & Friberg A (1999). Emotional expression in music performance: synthesis and decoding. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 83-92. 4/98

Bresin R (1999). JAPER and PANN: two JAVA applets for music performance included in the CD-ROM "MidiShare: Operating System for Musical Applications", National Center of Contemporary Music - GRAME, Lyon, http://www.grame.fr 3-4/99

Carlberger A (1999). Grammar and lexicons for a speech-interfaced knowledge-based engineering program (ICAD). TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 101-108. 4/98

Dahl S (1999). Measurements of arm motion, timing, and striking force in a simple drumming task. Publ online as Acoust Soc Am ASA/EAA/DAGA '99 Berlin Meeting Lay Language Papers. http://www.acoustics.org/137th/dahl.html 3-4/99

Dahl S (1999). Timing in drumming – some preliminary results. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 93-100. 4/98

Elenius K (1999). Experiences from building two large telephone speech databases. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 1-2/1999: 51-56. 1-2/99

Engwall O (1999). Vocal tract modeling in 3D. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 1-2/1999: 31-38. 1-2/99

Friberg A & Sundström J (1999). Jazz drummers' swing ratio in relation to tempo. Publ online as Acoust Soc Am ASA /EAA/DAGA '99 Berlin Meeting Lay Language Papers. http://www.acoustics.org/137th/friberg.html 3-4/99

Fuks L (1999). Aerodynamic input parameters and sounding properties in naturally blown reed woodwinds. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 1-11. 4/98

Galembo A, Askenfelt A & Cuddy LL (1999). Observations on the effects of phase on pitch and timbre in the piano bass range. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 59- 81. 4/98

Gleiser J, Friberg A & Granqvist S (1999). A method for extracting vibrato parameters applied to violin performance. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 39-44. 4/98

Granqvist S & Hammarberg B (1999). The Correlogram: a visual display of periodicity. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 13-22. 4/98

Iwarsson J & Sundberg J (1999). Breathing behaviours during speech in healthy females and patients with vocal fold nodules. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 23-38. 4/98

Larsson H, Hertegård S, Lindestad P-Å & Hammarberg B (1999). Vocal fold vibrations: high-speed video imaging, kymography and acoustic analysis. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 1-2/1999: 21-29. 1-2/99

Le Coustumer F & Jansson EV (1999). Violin tones analysed and synthesised in the time domain. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 4/1998: 45-58. 4/98

Sundberg J (1999). Cognitive aspects of music performance. In: Zannos I, ed. Music and Signs. Semiotic and Cognitive Studies in Music. Brattislava: Asco Publ; 219-230. 3-4/99

Thomasson M & Sundberg J (1999). Consistency of inhalatory breathing patterns in professional operatic singers. TMH-QPSR, KTH , 1-2/1999: 9-20. 1-2/99

Öhman T (1999). A visual input module used in the August spoken dialogue system. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 1-2/1999: 39-43. 1-2/99

Öhman T & Salvi G (1999). Using HMMs and ANNs for mapping acoustic to visual speech. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 1-2/1999: 45-50. 1-2/99

Öster A-M (1999). Strategies and results from spoken L2 teaching with audiovisual feedback. TMH-QPSR, KTH, 1-2/1999: 1-7. 1-2/99







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