Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications on Acoustic and Perceptual Analyses in Clinical Populations

  1. Fletcher, A. R., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K., & Liss, J. M. (in press). Assessing articulatory impairment in dysarthria: An analysis of methods. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research.
  2. Fletcher, A.R., McAuliffe, M.J., Lansford, K.L., Liss, J.M. (2017). Assessing vowel centralization in dysarthria: A comparison of methods. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60(2), 341-354.
  3. LaCross, A., Liss, J., Barragan, B., Adams, A., & Berisha, V. (2016). The role of stress and word size in Spanish speech segmentation. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters. Vol 40, Issue 6
  4. Lansford, K. and Liss, J.M. (2014). Vowel acoustics in dysarthria: speech disorder diagnosis and classification. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 57, 57-67. DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2013/12-0262)
  5. Lansford, K. and Liss, J.M. (2014). Vowel acoustics in dysarthria: mapping to perception. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 57, 68-80. DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2013/12-0263)
  6. Liss J.M, Utianski, R.L., and Lansford, K.L. (2013). Cross-Linguistic Application of English-Centric Rhythm Descriptors in Motor Speech Disorders. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. 65, 3-19. DOI: 10.1159/000350030
  7. Liss, J.M., Legendre, S., & Lotto, A.J. (2010). Discriminating dysarthria type from envelope modulation spectra. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 53, 1246-1255.
  8. Liss, J.M., White, L, Mattys, S.L., Lansford, K., Spitzer, S, Lotto, A.J., & Caviness, J.N. (2009). Quantifying speech rhythm deficits in the dysarthrias. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52(5), 1334- 1352.
  9. Arvanitakis, Z., Witte, R.J., Dickson, D.W., Tsuboi, Y., Uitti, R., Slowinski, J., Hutton, M., Lin, S., Boeve, B., Cheshire, W., Pooley, R., Liss, J.M., Caviness, J.N., Strongosky, A. & Wszolek, Z. (2007). Clinical-pathologic studies of biomarkers in FTDP-17 (PPND family with N279K tau mutation). Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders, 13(4), 230-239.
  10. Liss, J.M., Krein-Jones, K., Wzolek, Z., & Caviness, J.N. (2006). Speech characteristics of patients with pallido-ponto-nigral degenerations (PPND) and their application to pre-symptomatic detection in at-risk relatives. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 15, 226-253.
  11. McHenry, M. & Liss, J.M. (2006). The impact of stimulated vocal loudness on nasalance in dysarthria. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 14(3),197-206.
  12. Zraick R. & Liss, J.M. (2000). A Comparison of Equal-Appearing Interval Scaling and Direct Magnitude Estimation of Nasal Voice Quality. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 43, 979-988

Peer-Reviewed Publications on Speech-Signal Processing and Language Analytics

  1. Berisha, V, Wang, S., LaCross, A., Liss, J., Garcia-Filion, P.. (2017). Longitudinal changes in linguistic complexity among professional football players. Brain and language, 169, 57-63.
  2. Fletcher, A., Wisler. A., McAuliffe, M. Lansford, K., & Liss, J. (2017). Predicting intelligibility gains in dysarthria through automated speech feature analysis. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 60(11):3058 doi:10.1044/2017_JSLHR-S-16-0453.
  3. Jiao, Y., Berisha, V., Liss, J., Hsu, S. C., Levy, E., & McAuliffe, M. (2016). Articulation entropy: An unsupervised measure of articulatory precision. IEEE Signal Processing Letters.
  4. Jiao, Y., *Tu, M., Berisha, V., Liss, J. (2016) Accent Identification by Combining Deep Neural Networks and Recurrent Neural Networks Trained on Long and Short Term Features. Proc. Interspeech 2016, 2388-2392.
  5. Tu, M., Wisler, A., Berisha, V., & Liss, J.M. (2016). The relationship between perceptual disturbances in dysarthric speech and automatic speech recognition performance. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 140, EL416
  6. Berisha, V., Wang, S., LaCross, A., Liss, J.M. (2015). Tracking discourse complexity preceding Alzheimer’s diagnosis: A case study comparing the press conferences of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Herbert Walker Bush. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 45(3), 959-963
  7. Berisha, V., Sandoval, S., Utianski, R.L., Liss, J.M., and Spanias, A. (2014). Characterizing the distribution of the quadrilateral vowel space area. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 135(1), 421-427. doi: 10.1121/1.4829528