Research

NIH applications

Children with Hearing Loss Research Plan II

This is the revision of an NIH grant proposal that barely received a score. The bibliography is available upon request to CReSS LLC.

Physical Factors in Speech Development Research Plan

This NIH proposal was just reviewed as unscored. The bibliography is available upon request to CReSS LLC.


Aeroacoustics of speech and vocal fold vibration

 

McGowan, R.S. (2013). A cover-body model for vocal fold vibration: small amplitude vibration. CReSS LLC Working Papers, Paper 1.

Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2013).  Aerodynamic sound of a body in arbitrary deformable motion. J. Sound and Vibration 332, 3009-3923.

Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2013). Voicing produced by a constant volume velocity lung source. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 133.. 2340-2349.

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McGowan, R.S. & Howe, M.S. (2012). Source-tract interaction with prescribed vocal fold motion. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 131, 2999-3011.

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Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2012). On the role of glottis-interior sources on the production of voiced sounds. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 131, 1391-1400

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Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2011). Production of sound by unsteady throttling flow into a resonant cavity, with application to voiced speech. J. Fluid Mech. 672, 428-450.

Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2011). On the generalised Fant equation. J. Sound Vib. 330, 3123-3140.

McGowan, R.S. & Howe, M.S. (2010). Comments on single-mass models of vocal fold vibration. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 127, EL215-EL221.

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McGowan, R.S. & Howe, M.S. (2010). Influence of the ventricular folds on a voice source with specified vocal fold motion. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 127. 1519-1527.

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Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2010). On the single-mass model of the vocal folds. Fluid Dyn. Res. 42. 1-16.

Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2009). Analysis of flow-structure coupling in a mechanical model of the vocal folds and the subglottal system. J. Fluids and Structures 25. 1299-1317.

Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2007). Sound generated by aerodynamic sources near a deformable body, with application to voiced speech. J. Fluid Mech. 592. 367-392.

McGowan, R.S. & Howe, M.S. (2007). Compact Green’s functions extend the acoustic theory of speech production. Journal of Phonetics 35. 259-270.

Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2005). Aeroacoustics of [s]. Proc. R. Soc. A 461. 1005-1028.

Luong, T., Howe, M.S. & McGowan, R.S. (2005). On the Rayleigh conductivity of a bias-flow aperture. J. Fluids and Structures 21. 769-778.


The inverse problem in speech production

McGowan, R.S. & Berger, M.A. (2009). Acoustic-articulatory mapping in vowels by locally weighted regression. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 126. 2011-2032.

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McGowan, R.S. (2006). Perception of synthetic vowel exemplars of 4 year old children and estimation of their corresponding vocal tract shapes. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 120. 2850-2858.

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Children's speech production

McGowan, R.S. (2014). An essay on physical and geometric factors in speech development. CReSS LLC, Working Paper 2. (physical_factors_w_figs)

McGowan, R.W., McGowan, R.S., Denny, M. & Nittrouer, S., (accepted). A longitudinal study of children’s vowel production. J. Speech Lang. Hear

Denny, M. & McGowan, R.S. (2012). Sagittal area of the vocal tract in young female children. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 64, 297-303.

Denny, M. & McGowan, R.S. (2012). A longitudinal study of children’s vowel production. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedia 64, 105-115

McGowan, R.S., Nittrouer, S., & Chenausky, K. (2008). Speech Production in 12-Month-Old Children With and Without Hearing Loss. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 51. 879-888.

See McGowan (2006) under The inverse problem in speech production.

McGowan, R.S., Nittrouer, S., & Manning, C.J. (2004). Development of [ɹ] in young, Midwestern, American children. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115. 871-884.

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Experimental phonetics

Jackson, M.T.-T. & McGowan, R.S. (2012). A study of high front vowels with articulatory data and acoustic simulations. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 131. 3017-3035

Jackson, M.T.-T. & McGowan, R.S. (2010). A method for finding constrictions in high front vowels. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. EL6-EL12.

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Jackson, M.T.-T. & McGowan, R.S. (2008). Predicting midsagittal pharyngeal dimensions from measures of anterior tongue position in Swedish vowels: Statistical considerations. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123. 336-346.

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McGowan, R.S. (2004). Secant lines in a preliminary study of phonetic reduction of /ɪ/ and /ε/. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116. 2324-2337.

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Articulatory speech synthesis

McGowan, R.S., Jackson, M.T.-T. & Berger, M.A. (2012). Analyses of vocal tract cross-distance to area data: An investigation of a set of vowel images. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 131. 424-434

Wilhelms-Tricarico, R. & McGowan, R.S. (2004). Rational approximations of viscous losses in vocal tract acoustic modeling. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115. 3195-3201.

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