Affiliation: University of Memphis
- Final Syllable Lengthening (FSL) in infant vocalizationsSuneeti Nathani
University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
J Child Lang 30:3-25. 2003..Findings further indicated that auditory deprivation can significantly affect temporal aspects of infant speech production...
- A weighted reliability measure for phonetic transcriptionD Kimbrough Oller
School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, The University of Memphis, 807 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:1391-411. 2006..The measure the authors have developed calculates a weighted transcription agreement value based on principles derived from widely accepted tenets of phonological theory...
- On the robustness of vocal development: an examination of infants with moderate-to-severe hearing loss and additional risk factorsSuneeti Nathani
Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education, 564 Aderhold Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:1425-44. 2007..This study further evaluated the robustness of canonical babbling and other aspects of prelinguistic vocal development...
- Functional flexibility of infant vocalization and the emergence of languageD Kimbrough Oller
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:6318-23. 2013..Such flexible affect expression of vocalizations has not yet been reported for any nonhuman primate but if found to occur would suggest deep roots for functional flexibility of vocalization in our primate heritage...
- Automated vocal analysis of naturalistic recordings from children with autism, language delay, and typical developmentD K Oller
School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:13354-9. 2010..Thus, automated analysis should soon be able to contribute to screening and diagnosis procedures for early disorders, and more generally, the findings suggest fundamental methods for the study of language in natural environments...
- Vibratory regime classification of infant phonationEugene H Buder
School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
J Voice 22:553-64. 2008....
- Predicting phonetic transcription agreement: insights from research in infant vocalizationsHeather L Ramsdell
School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, The University of Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Clin Linguist Phon 21:793-831. 2007..Specifically, the results suggest that canonicity plays a major role in transcription agreement when utterances involve supraglottal articulation, with coder confidence offering additional power in predicting transcription agreement...
- Data-driven automated acoustic analysis of human infant vocalizations using neural network toolsAnne S Warlaumont
School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, The University of Memphis, 807 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 127:2563-77. 2010..Results support the use of this and related tools for deriving holistic acoustic features directly from infant vocalization data and for the automatic classification of infant vocalizations...
- Infant vocalization and the foundations for speechD Oller; Fiscal Year: 2007..To the extent that precanonical category usage can be quantified, it may lay the foundations for early identification of disorders of communication. ..
- Phonology and Literacy in Early BilingualsD Kimbrough Oller; Fiscal Year: 2009..Basic phonological skills in production and perception will be related to phonological awareness and reading in bilingual children in the context of a short-term longitudinal effort (K-2nd grade). ..