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The Listening Talker: an interdisciplinary workshop on natural and synthetic modification of speech in response to listening conditions

Edinburgh, UK
2-3 May 2012

Chairs: Martin Cooke, Simon King, Bastiaan Kleijn and Yannis Stylianou


Poster Sessions (Extended Abstracts)


Can anybody read me? - motion capture recordings for an adaptable visual speech synthesizer
Simon Alexanderson, Jonas Beskow

MAGE: a platform for performative speech synthesis - new approach in exploring applications beyond text-to-speech
Maria Astrinaki, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Thierry Dutoit

Overlap behaviour in task-oriented dialogue
Vincent Aubanel, Martin Cooke, Catherine Mayo, Robert Clark

Lombard and temporal effects in concurrent conversations
Vincent Aubanel, Martin Cooke, Maria Luisa Garcia Lecumberri, Catherine Mayo, Robert Clark

How should attentive speaker agents adapt to listener feedback?
Hendrik Buschmeier, Stefan Kopp

Controlling voice source parameters to transform characteristics of synthetic voices
João P. Cabral, Julie Carson-Berndsen

Listening talkers produce great spectral tilt contrasts
Thomas Ulrich Christiansen, Jan Heegård, Peter Juel Henrichsen

Do non-native listeners benefit from speech modifications designed to promote intelligibility for native listeners?
Martin Cooke, Maria Luisa Garcia Lecumberri, Yan Tang, Mirjam Wester

Identifying tenseness of Lombard speech using phase distortion
Gilles Degottex, Elizabeth Godoy, Yannis Stylianou

Simple spectral techniques to enhance the intelligibility of speech using a harmonic model
Daniel Erro, Yannis Stylianou, Eva Navas, Inma Hernaez

Glissando dialogs: a corpus for the analysis of entrainment in phone services
David Escudero, Lourdes Aguilar, Juanma Garrido

Do speakers make use of the visual channel to improve their intelligibility in adverse conditions? a pilot study
Maëva Garnier, Lucie Ménard, Gabrielle Richard

Priming, timing, and the phatic component in machine-mediated dialogue
Emer Gilmartin, Céline de Looze, Nick Campbell

Unsupervised normal-to-lombard spectral envelope transformation; examining loudness, voicing & stationarity
Elizabeth Godoy, Yannis Stylianou, Julián Villegas

The whispering talker: production and perception of French boundary tones
Willemijn Heeren, Christian Lorenzi

A comparison of the effects of alteration to auditory feedback and speech motor learning
Peter Howell

Characterizing listeners' performance in a speaking-while-listening task
Nandini Iyer, John Stewart, Sarah Sullivan, Douglas S. Brungart, Brian Simpson

Speaking in quiet and in noise: do auditory and articulatory properties pattern together?
Jeesun Kim, Chris Davis

On the detection of the intelligibility advantage of clear speech vs. casual speech
M. Koutsogiannaki, Catherine Mayo, V. Kandia, Yannis Stylianou

Automaticity and consciousness in phonetic convergence
Natalie Lewandowski

Vowel creation by articulatory control in HMM-based parametric speech synthesis
Zhen-Hua Ling, Korin Richmond, Junichi Yamagishi

The rate of intelligibility change with level for continuous speech
Alexandra MacPherson, Michael A Akeroyd

Effect of prosodic changes on speech intelligibility
Catherine Mayo, Vincent Aubanel

An electropalatographic study of consonant production in Greek Lombard speech
Katerina Nicolaidis

Consonant production control in a computational model of Hyper & Hypo theory (C2h)
Mauro Nicolao, Roger K. Moore

Speech intelligibility enhancement using a statistical model of clean speech
Petko N. Petkov, W. Bastiaan Kleijn, Gustav Eje Henter

High quality synthetic speech on a wide vocal effort continuum: statistical parametric speech synthesis with glottal pulse library
Tuomo Raitio, Antti Suni, Martti Vainio, Paavo Alku

Effect of expanding vs. reducing vowel contrast on adaptation zo altered auditory feedback
Amélie Rochet-Capellan, David J. Ostry

Does listeners' breathing change according to speaker and to loudness?
Amélie Rochet-Capellan, Susanne Fuchs, Leonardo Lancia, Pascal Perrier

Expanding the vowel space – direct vocal tract measurement with ultrasound tongue imaging
James Scobbie

Intelligibility and production in Greek hearing-impaired speech
Anna Sfakianaki, Katerina Nicolaidis, Areti Okalidou

Winktalk: a multimodal speech synthesis interface linking facial expressions to expressive synthetic voices
Éva Székely, Zeeshan Ahmed, João P. Cabral, Julie Carson-Berndsen

Optimal frequency filtering for speech intelligibility boosting under a constant energy constraint
Yan Tang, Martin Cooke, Petko N. Petkov

Effect of level and type of noise on focus related prosody
Martti Vainio, Antti Suni, Anja Arnhold, Tuomo Raitio, Henri Seijo, Juhani Järvikivi, Daniel Aalto, Paavo Alku

Using an intelligibility measure to create noise robust cepstral coefficients for HMM-based speech synthesis
Cassia Valentini-Botinhao, Yan Tang, Junichi Yamagishi, Simon King

The role of durational changes in the Lombard speech advantage
Julián Villegas, Martin Cooke, Catherine Mayo

Improving speech intelligibility in noise environments by spectral shaping and dynamic range compression
Tudor-Catalin Zorila, Yannis Stylianou


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