Publications and Presentations

2017

Story, B. H., and Bunton, K., (2017). An acoustically-driven vocal tract model for stop consonant production, Speech Comm., 87, 1-17. Final version published online: 20-Dec-2016. DOI information: 10.1016/j.specom.2016.12.001. Accompanying audio samples

Story, B. H., and Bunton, K., (2017). Vowel space density as an indicator of speech performance, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. Exp. Let. (JASA-EL), 141(5), EL458-EL464. . 

Samlan, R. A., & Story, B. H. (2017). Influence of Left–Right Asymmetries on Voice Quality in Simulated Paramedian Vocal Fold Paralysis. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(2), 306-321.

2016

Samlan, R., and Story, B. H., (accepted for publication). Influence of left-right vocal fold asymmetries on voice quality in simulated paramedian vocal fold paralysis, J. Spch. Lang. Hear. Res.

Lester-Smith, R. A., and Story, B. H. (2016). The effects of physiological adjustments on the perceptual and acoustical characteristics of vibrato as a model of vocal tremor. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 140(5), 3827-3833.

Bunton, K., and Story, B. H. (2016). Arizona Child Acoustic Database Repository. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 68(3), 107-111.

Neely, K. D., Bunton, K., and Story, B. H. (2016). A modeling study of the effects of vocal tract movement duration and magnitude on the F2 trajectory in CV words. J. Spch., Lang., & Hear. Res., 59, 1327-1334.

Story, B. H., (2016). The Vocal Tract in Singing, in The Oxford Handbook of Singing, G. Welch, D.M. Howard, & J. Nix, Eds., (2016). DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199660773.013.012

Story, B. H., Bunton, K., and Vorperian, H., (March, 2016). Effects of vocal tract growth on gender and vowel identification based on simulated children's vowels, presented at the 2016 International Conference on Motor Speech, Newport Beach, CA.

Audio samples related to Figure 2 in the above poster (/a/ vowels only): Male progression (1-20 years)Female progression (1-20 years)

Story, B.H., and Bunton, K. (2016). Formant measurment in children's speech based on spectral filtering, Speech Communication, 76, 93-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.specom.2015.11.001

2015

Carbonell, K. M., Lester, R. A., Story, B. H., and Lotto, A. J., (2015). Discriminating simulated vocal tremor using amplitude modulation spectra, J. Voice, 29(2), 140-147, doi:10.1016/j.jvoice.2014.07.020

Hoit, J., and Bennett, K. (2015). Nasal air leaks in trombone players. International Trombone Association Journal, 15-16.

Lester, R.L., and Story, B.H., (2015). The effects of physiological adjustments on the perceptual and acoustical characteristics of simulated laryngeal vocal tremor. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 138(2), 953-963,

Story, B. H., (2015). Mechanisms of voice production, in The Handbook of Speech Production, M. Redford, Ed., John Wiley and Sons, West Sussex, UK, 34-58.

Titze, I.R., Baken, R., Bozeman, K.,  Granqvist, S.,  Henrich, N., Herbst, C., Howard, D.,  Hunter, E., Kaelin, D., Kent, R., Kreiman, J., Kob, M.,  Lofqvist, A., McCoy, S., Miller, D., Noe, H., Scherer, R., Smith, J., Story, B.H., Svec, J.,  Ternstrom, S., & Wolfe, J., (2015). Toward a consensus on symbolic notation of harmonics, resonances, and formants in vocalization, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 137(5), 3005-3007,

Willi, M.M., and Story, B.H., (2015). Acoustic Modeling of the Perception of Place Information in Incomplete StopsTo be presented at the 169th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 19 May, Session 2pSC, Pittsburgh, PA.

2014

Airaksinen, M.,  Raitio, T.,  Story, B., and Alku, P., (2014). Quasi closed phase glottal inverse filtering analysis with weighted linear prediction, IEEE Trans. Aud. Spch. Lang. Proc., 22(3), 596-607. DOI 10.1109/TASLP.2013.2294585.

Auvinen, H., Raitio, T., Siltanen, S., Story, B. H., and Alku, P., (2014). Automatic glottal inverse filtering with Markov chain Monte Carlo method, Computer Speech and Language, 28(5), 1139-1155.

Lester, R., and Hoit, J. (2014). Nasal and oral inspiration during natural speech breathing. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57, 734-742

Story, B. H., (2014). Structure, Movement, Sound, and Perception, Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, 24, 7-20, do: 10.1044/ssod24.1.7.

Monson, B. B., Hunter, E. J., Lotto, A. J., and Story, B. H., (2014). The perceptual significance of high-frequency energy in the human voice, Frontiers in Psychology, section Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, 5, Article 587.

Monson, B. B., Lotto, A. J.,  and Story, B. H., (2014). Detection of high-frequency energy level changes in speech and singing, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 135(1), 400-406.

Monson, B. B., Lotto, A. L., and Story, B. H., (2014).  Gender and vocal production mode discrimination using the high frequencies for speech and singing. Frontiers in Psychology, section Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, 5, Article 1239.

Samlan, R., Story, B. H., Lotto, A., and Bunton, K., (2014). The acoustic and perceptual effects of left-right vocal fold asymmetries based on computational modeling, J. Spch., Lang., Hear. Res., 1-19, doi: 10.1044/2014\_JSLHR-S-12-0405.

2013

Alku, P., Pohjalainen, J., Vainio, M., Laukkanen, A.-M., & Story, B. H. (2013). Formant frequency estimation of high-pitched vowels using weighted linear prediction. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(2), 1295–1313. 

Bennett, K., & Hoit, J. D. (2013). Stress Velopharyngeal Incompetence in Collegiate Trombone Players. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 50(4), 388–393.

Bunton, K. (2013). Effects of Nasal Port Area on Perception of Nasality and Measures of Nasalance Based on Computational Modeling. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.

Bunton, K., Story, B. H., & Titze, I. (2013). Estimation of vocal tract area functions in children based on measurement of lip termination area and inverse acoustic mapping. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (Vol. 19, p. 060054). Acoustical Society of America. 

Hixon, T., Weismer, G., and Hoit, J. (2013). Preclinical speech science: Anatomy, Physiology, Acoustics, Perception (2nd edition). San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Hoit, J., Banzett, R., and Brown, R. (2013). Ventilator-supported speech. In M. Tobin (Ed.), The principles and practice of mechanical ventilation (3rd edition) (pp. 1281-1291). McGraw-Hill. 

Hoit, J., and Weismer, G. (2013). Preclinical Speech Science Workbook (2nd edition). San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Lester, R. A., Barkmeier-Kraemer, J., & Story, B. H. (2013). Physiologic and Acoustic Patterns of Essential Vocal Tremor. Journal of Voice, 27(4), 422–432.

Lester, R. A., & Hoit, J. D. (2013). Nasal and Oral Inspiration During Natural Speech Breathing. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research

Lester, R. A., & Story, B. H. (2013). Acoustic Characteristics of Simulated Respiratory-Induced Vocal Tremor. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 22(2), 205–211. 

Samlan, R. A., Story, B. H., & Bunton, K. (2013). Relation of Perceived Breathiness to Laryngeal Kinematics and Acoustic Measures Based on Computational Modeling. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56(4), 1209–1223.

Schleusing, O., Kinnunen, T., Story, B., & Vesin, J.-M. (2013). Joint source-filter optimization for accurate vocal tract estimation using differential evolution. 

Accompanying database of simulated signals: VOWELS_STORY_SCHLEUSING.zip

Story, B. H. (2013). Phrase-level speech simulation with an airway modulation model of speech production. Computer Speech & Language, 27(4), 989–1010.

Story, B. H., & Bunton, K. (2013a). Production of child-like vowels with nonlinear interaction of glottal flow and vocal tract resonances. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (Vol. 19, p. 060303). Acoustical Society of America. 

Story, B. H., & Bunton, K. (2013b). Simulation and identification of vowels based on a time-varying model of the vocal tract area function. In Vowel Inherent Spectral Change (pp. 155–174). Springer.

Weismer, G., and Hoit, J. (July, 2013). Preclinical Speech Science: A cool stroll through the forest. Plural Publishing Community Newsletter, on line.

2012

Bunton, K., & Story, B. H. (2012). The relation of nasality and nasalance to nasal port area based on a computational model. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 49(6), 741–749.

Lederle, A., Hoit, J. D., & Barkmeier-Kraemer, J. (2012). Effects of sequential swallowing on drive to breathe in young, healthy adults. Dysphagia, 27(2), 221–227.

Monson, B. B., Hunter, E. J., & Story, B. H. (2012). Horizontal directivity of low- and high-frequency energy in speech and singing. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(1), 433–441. 

Monson, B. B., Lotto, A. J., & Story, B. H. (2012). Analysis of high-frequency energy in long-term average spectra of singing, speech, and voiceless fricatives. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(3), 1754–1764. 

Weismer, G., Yunusova, Y., & Bunton, K. (2012). Measures to evaluate the effects of DBS on speech production. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 25(2), 74–94.

2011

Bunton, K., Hoit, J. D., & Gallagher, K. (2011). A simple technique for determining velopharyngeal status during speech production. In Seminars in speech and language (Vol. 32, pp. 069–080). \copyright Thieme Medical Publishers. 

Bunton, K., & Leddy, M. (2011). An evaluation of articulatory working space area in vowel production of adults with Down syndrome. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 25(4), 321–334.

Bunton, K., & Story, B. H. (2011). A test of formant frequency analyzes with simulated child-like vowels. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(4), 2626–2626.

Hoit, J. D. (2011). In Recognition of a Hard Clinical Scientist. In Seminars in speech and language (Vol. 32, pp. 003–004). \copyright Thieme Medical Publishers. 

Hoit, J. D., Lansing, R. W., Dean, K., Yarkosky, M., & Lederle, A. (2011). Nature and evaluation of dyspnea in speaking and swallowing. In Seminars in speech and language (Vol. 32, pp. 005–020). \copyright Thieme Medical Publishers. 

Monson, B. B., Lotto, A. J., & Story, B. H. (2011). Perception of high-frequency energy in singing and speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(4), 2581–2581.

Monson, B. B., Vitela, A. D., Story, B. H., & Lotto, A. J. (2011). Perceptually relevant information in energy above 5 kHz for speech and singing. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(4), 2569–2569.

Samlan, R. A., & Story, B. H. (2011). Relation of Structural and Vibratory Kinematics of the Vocal Folds to Two Acoustic Measures of Breathy Voice Based on Computational Modeling. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 54(5), 1267–1283.

Story, B. H. (2011). TubeTalker: An airway modulation model of human sound production. In Proceedings of First International Workshop on Performative Speech and Singing Synthesis

2010

Story, B.H., and Bunton, K., (2010). Relation of vocal tract shape, formant transitions, and stop consonant identification, J. Spch. Lang. Hear. Res., 53, 1514-1528.

Bunton, K., & Story, B.H., (2010). Identification of synthetic vowels based on a time-varying model of the vocal tract area function, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 127(4), EL146-EL152.

2009

Story, B.H., (2009). Vowel and consonant contributions to vocal tract shape, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 126, 825-836. 

Alku, P., Magi, C., Yrttiaho, S., Backstrom, & Story, B.H., (2009). Closed-phase covariance analysis based on constrained linear prediction for glottal inverse filtering, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 125(5), 3289-3305.

Story, B.H., (2009). Vocal tract modes based on multiple area function sets from one speaker, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 125(4), EL141--EL147.

Bunton, K., and Story, B.H., (2009). Identification of synthetic vowels based on selected vocal tract area functions, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 125(1), 19-22.

2008

Lowell, S.Y., Barkmeier-Kraemer, J.M., Hoit, J.D., and Story, B.H., (2008). Respiratory and laryngeal function during spontaneous speaking in teachers with voice disorders, J. Speech, Lang., and Hear. Res., 51, 333-349.

Story, B. H., (2008). Comparison of Magnetic Resonance Imaging-based vocal tract area functions obtained from the same speaker in 1994 and 2002, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 123(1), 327-335.

Story, B.H., (November, 2008). Quantal events generated by the structural and temporal variation of the vocal tract, Presented at the 156th Acoustical Society Meeting, 124, 2527, (Miami, FL).

 

2007

Story, B. H., (2007). A comparison of vocal tract perturbation patterns based on statistical and acoustic considerations, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 122(4), EL107-EL114.

Story, B. H., (2007). Time-dependence of vocal tract modes during production of vowels and vowel sequences, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 121(6), 3770--3789.

Pruthi, T., Espy-Wilson, C., and Story, B. H., (2007). Simulation and analysis of nasalized vowels based on magnetic resonance imaging data, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 121(6), 3858-3873.

2006

Mathur, S., Story, B. H., and Rodriguez, J. J., (2006). Vocal-tract modeling: Fractional elongation of segment lengths in a waveguide model with half-sample delays, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 14(5), 1754--1762.

Lowell, S., and Story, B.H., (2006). Simulated effects of cricothryoid and thyroarytenoid muscle activation on vocal fold vibration in males, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 120, 386--397. 

Alku, P., Story, B. H., and Airas, M., (2006). Estimation of the voice source from speech pressure signals: Evaluation of an inverse filtering technique using physical modeling of voice production, Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 58(2), 102-113.

Story, B. H., (2006). A technique for ``tuning'' vocal tract area functions based on acoustic sensitivity functions, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 119(2), 715--718.

 2005

Story, B. H., (2005). Synergistic modes of vocal tract articulation for American English vowels, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 118(6), 3834-3859.

Story, B.H., (2005).  A parametric model of the vocal tract area function for vowel and consonant simulation, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 117(5), 3231-3254.