Sarah Hawkins
SELECTED CONFERENCE PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

(Most of the following were ‘lightly’ reviewed or unreviewed)

 

 

Heinrich, A. and Hawkins, S. (2009) The effect of r-resonance information on intelligibility. Interspeech 2009 (10th Annual Conf. of the International Speech Communication Association) http://www.interspeech2009.org/

 

Hawkins, S. (2008) Can CV intelligibility predict speech intelligibility? Acoustics’08, Paris, and Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 123, 3933.

 

Baker, R., Hawkins, S. and Smith, R. (2007) Perception of phonemically-identical true prefixes and pseudo-prefixes in real words heard in noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 122, 2972.

 

Baker, R., Smith, R. and Hawkins, S. (2007) Phonetic differences between mis- and dis- in English prefixed and pseudo-prefixed words. In J. Trouvain and W. Barry (eds.) Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 553-556. http://www.icphs2007.de/  [PDF]

 

Carlson, R. & Hawkins, S. (2007) When is fine phonetic detail a detail? In J. Trouvain and W. Barry (eds.) Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 211-214. http://www.icphs2007.de/    [PDF]

 

Hawkins, S. & Local, J. (2007) Sound to Sense: Introduction to the special session. In J. Trouvain & W. Barry (eds.) Proceedings of 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 181-184. http://www.icphs2007.de/    [PDF]

 

Hawkins, S. and Johnsrude, I. (2006) Distributed auditory processing is compatible with the information conveyed by the speech signal. The Listening Brain: International Conference on the Auditory Cortex, Grantham, UK. [PPT of poster]  [PDF of references]

 

Smith, R. and Hawkins, S. (2006) Polysp: A hybrid exemplar-abstract approach to speech perception. AMLaP (Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing), Nijmegen. [PDF of poster]

 

Hawkins, S. and Johnsrude, I. (2006) What are phonetic categories? Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco. [PPT of poster]  [PDF of tree diagrams]

 

Hawkins, S. (2005) Betting on bits: Contextual influences on the perception of “phonetic categories.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 118, 2013 (A). ASA Special Session in honor of Peter Ladefoged’s 80th birthday. On-line with other papers in same session (pdf and ppt versions available; to read the joke, use the ppt one.) http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/faciliti/plbday/top_page.html 

 

Hawkins, S. and Smith, R. (2005) Coding speech into useful structures: A neural basis for Polysp. Proceedings of workshop: Plasticity in Speech Perception, UCL. [PDF of poster]

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/psp/index.html

 

Hawkins, S. (2004) Puzzles and patterns in 50 years of  research on speech perception. From Sound to Sense: 50+ Years of Discoveries in Speech Communication, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA.[powerpoint presentation]  [PDF of paper; Figs 7 and 8 are not in the official paper]

Hawkins, S. and Barrett Jones, S. (2004) The perceptual magnet effect reflects phonetic context. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 115(5, Part 2), 2630.  [PDF of poster]

Hawkins, S. (2003) Contribution of fine phonetic detail to speech understanding. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona. [PDF]

Hawkins, S, and Nguyen, N. (2001) Perception of coda voicing from properties of the onset and nucleus of led and let. Proceedings of Eurospeech 2001. [PDF]

Smith, R., and Hawkins, S. (2000) Allophonic influences on word-spotting experiments. In A. Cutler, J.M. McQueen, and R. Zondervan (eds.) SWAP: The ISCA Conference on Spoken Word Access Processes. Nijmegen: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften. 139-142.

Hawkins, S., and Nguyen, N. (2000) Predicting syllable-coda voicing from the acoustic properties of syllable onsets. In A. Cutler, J.M. McQueen and R. Zondervan (eds.) SWAP: The ISCA Conference on Spoken Word Access Processes. Nijmegen: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften. 167-170.

Hawkins, S., Heid, S., House, J., and Huckvale, J. (2000) Assessment of naturalness in the ProSynth speech synthesis project. IEE: State-of-the-art in speech synthesis. 13/1-13/6.

Heid, S., and Hawkins, S. (2000) An acoustical study of long-domain /r/ and /l/ coarticulation. Proceedings of the 5th Seminar on Speech Production: Models and Data. (ISCA). Kloster Seeon, Bavaria, Germany. 77-80. [PDF]

Heid, S. and Hawkins, S. (1999) Synthesizing systematic variation at boundaries between vowels and obstruents. In J.J. Ohala, Y. Hasegawa, M. Ohala, D. Granville, and A.C. Bailey (eds.) Proceedings of the XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. University of California, Berkeley, CA. 1, 511-514. [PDF]

Nguyen, N., and Hawkins, S. (1999) Implications for word recognition of phonetic dependencies between syllable onsets and codas. In J.J. Ohala, Y. Hasegawa, M. Ohala, D. Granville, and A.C. Bailey (eds.), Proceedings of the XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. University of California, Berkeley, CA. 1, 647-650. [PDF]

Fixmer, E., and Hawkins, S. (1998) The influence of quality of information on the McGurk effect. In D. Burnham, J. Robert-Ribes, E. Vatikiotis-Bateson (eds.) AVSP'98: Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing. Terrigal, Australia. 27-32. [PDF]

Heid, S., and Hawkins, S. (1998) PROCSY: A hybrid approach to high-quality formant synthesis using HLsyn. Proceedings of the 3rd ESCA/COCOSDA International Workshop on Speech Synthesis. Jenolan Caves, Australia. 219-224.

Nguyen, N., and Hawkins, S. (1998) Syllable-onset acoustic properties associated with syllable-coda voicing. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing. Available on CD-ROM: ICSLP-98. Paper #539.

Hawkins, S. (1996) Perceptual modeling of connected speech. In A.P. Simpson and M. Pätzold (eds.) Sound Patterns of Connected Speech: Description, Models and Explanation. Universität Kiel: Institut für Phonetik und digitale Sprachverarbeitung, Arbeitsberichte nr. 31, 173-180.

Hawkins, S. (1995) Arguments for a nonsegmental view of speech perception. In K. Elenius and P. Branderud (eds.) Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Stockholm: KTH and Stockholm University. Vol. 3, 18-25. [PDF]

Hawkins, S., and Slater, A. (1994) Spread of CV and V-to-V coarticulation in British English: Implications for the intelligibility of synthetic speech. ICSLP 94 (Proceedings of the 1994 International Conference on Spoken Language Processing) 1, 57-60. [PDF]

Slater, A. and Hawkins, S. (1992) Effects of stress and vowel context on velar stops in British English. ICSLP 92 (Proceedings of the 1992 International Conference on Spoken Language Processing) 1, 57-60.

Hawkins, S., and Stevens, K. N. (1987). Perceptual and acoustical analyses of velar stop consonants. Proceedings of the XIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR, Vol. 5, 342-345.