Publications

1984

M.A.Huckvale, "Acoustic-Phonetic Networks", IOA Autumn Conference, Windermere, 1984.

1986

M.A.Huckvale, "Modelling acoustic and phonetic variability of speech", IEE Conference on Speech Input-Output, London 1986.

1987

I.S.Howard, M.A.Huckvale, "The Application of Constraint- Satisfaction Networks to Acoustic-Phonetic Attribute Determination", European Conference on Speech Technology, Edinburgh, 1987.

M.A.Huckvale, "ASR beyond HMM: A Critical Review", European Conference on Speech Technology, Edinburgh, 1987.

M.A.Huckvale, D.M.Brookes, L.T.Dworkin, M.E.Johnson, D.J.Pearce, L.Whitaker, "The SPAR Speech Filing System", European Conference on Speech Technology, Edinburgh, 1987. Download PDF

1988

M.A.Huckvale, "Improving Speech Synthesis by Analysis by Rule", IEE Colloquium Digest 11, 1988.

I.S.Howard, M.A.Huckvale, "Acoustic-Phonetic Attribute Determination using multi-layer perceptrons", IEE Colloquium Digest 11, 1988.

I.S.Howard, M.A.Huckvale, "Speech Fundamental Period Estimation using a Trainable Pattern Classifier", 7th FASE Symposium, Edinburgh, 1988.

I.S.Howard, M.A.Huckvale, "Training Feature Detectors for use in Automatic Speech Recognition Systems", 7th FASE Symposium, Edinburgh, 1988.

M.A.Huckvale, I.S.Howard, "Analysis and Re-Synthesis of Speech using a Trained Intermediate Representation", 7th FASE Symposium, Edinburgh, 1988.

1989

M.A.Huckvale, "A feature-based intermediate representation for speech recognition and synthesis", in Speech, Hearing and Language - Work in Progress, Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 1989.

I.S.Howard, M.A.Huckvale, "Two-level recognition of isolated words using neural networks", IEE Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, London, 1989.

M.A.Huckvale, I.S.Howard, W.J.Barry, "Automatic Phonetic Feature Labelling of Continuous Speech", EuroSpeech-89, Paris, 1989.

1990

M.A.Huckvale, "Exploiting Speech Knowledge in Neural Nets for Recognition", Speech Communication 1990, pp1-14. Download PDF. [Cited by...]

M.A.Huckvale, "The Network Lexicon: A Novel Application of Phonological Knowledge in ASR", in Speech, Hearing and Language - Work in Progress, Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 1990.

Huckvale MA, Howard IS. "Phonetic Feature Analysis for a Monosyllabic Word Recognition Task". Proc. Institute of Acoustics Conference on Speech and Hearing. Institute of Acoustics, St. Albans. 1990

1992

M.A.Huckvale, "Illustrating Speech: Analogies between Speaking and Writing", in Speech, Hearing and Language - Work in Progress, Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 1992.

M.A.Huckvale, "A Comparison of Neural-Network and Hidden-Markov Model Approaches to the Tiered Segmentation of Speech", IOA Conference Speech and Hearing, 1992.

Darling AM, Huckvale MA, Rosen S, Faulkner A. "Phonetic classification of the plosive voicing contrast using computational modelling". Proc. IOA Conference on Speech and Hearing. Institute of Acoustics, St. Albans. 1992.
1993

M.A.Huckvale, "Tiered Segmentation of Speech: Opportunities, Methods, problems and Challenges", Speech, Hearing and Language - Work in Progress, Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 1993.

M.A.Huckvale, "The Benefits of Tiered Segmentation for the Recognition of Phonetic Properties", Proc. Eurospeech-93 Berlin, 1993.

Rosen S, Darling A, Faulkner A, Huckvale M. "Cue interaction in an intervocalic voiceless affricate/fricative contrast". Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 93:2392 1993.

Darling A, Rosen S, Huckvale M, Faulkner A. "Phonetic classification of plosive voicing using computational modelling". Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 93:2320 1993. Choo W, Huckvale MA. "Studies of perceptual confusions reinterpreted as evidence for non-linear phonology". Working papers in Linguistics, Phonetics & Linguistics, UCL. 1993.

1994

M.A.Huckvale, "Purpose: the Missing Link in Speech and Handwriting Recognition", in Proceedings of AISB workshop Computational Linguistics for Speech and Handwriting Recognition, Leeds 1994. Download HTML.

W.Holmes & M.A.Huckvale, "Why have HMMs been so successful for automatic speech recognition and how might they be improved", in Speech, Hearing and Language - Work in Progress, Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, Vol 8, 1994. Download PDF. [Cited by...]

M.A.Huckvale, "Word recognition from tiered phonological models", in Proceedings IOA Conference in Speech and Hearing, Windermere, November 1994. Download PDF.

1995

M.A.Huckvale, "Phonetic characterisation and lexical access in non-segmental speech recognition", Proc. 13th Int. Congress Phonetic Sciences, Stockholm, 1995. Download PDF.

A. Faulker, S.Rosen, A.M.Darling, M.A.Huckvale, "Modelling Cue Interaction in the Perception of the Voiceless Fricative/Affricate Contrast", Language and Cognitive Processes, 1995 (10) 369-375.

Rosen S, Darling AM, Faulkner A, Huckvale M. "Cue interaction in the perception of intervocalic and syllable-initial voiceless fricative/affricate contrasts". Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Science. Stockholm, Sweden. 2: 502-505. 1995.

Chan D, Fourcin A, Gibbon D, Granstrom B, Huckvale M, Kokkinakis G, Kvale K, Lamel L, Lindberg B, Moreno A, et al., "EUROM - A spoken language resource for the EU". Proc. EuroSpeech-1995. Madrid, Spain. 1995.

1996

M.A.Huckvale, "Learning from the experience of building speech recognition systems", in Speech Hearing and Language - Work in Progress, Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 1996. Download PDF.

Huckvale, M. and A.C. Fang. PROSICE: A Spoken English Database for Prosodic Research. In Comparing English World Wide: The International Corpus of English, ed. by Sidney Greenbaum. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996, pp 262-279. Download PDF.

A.C.Fang & M.A.Huckvale, "Synchronising Speech with Syntax", in Speech Hearing and Language - Work in Progress, Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 1996. Download PDF.

M.A.Huckvale & A.C.Fang, "Analysis of the prosody of read speech with the PROSICE corpus", Proceedings IOA Conference in Speech and Hearing, Windermere, November 1996. Download PDF.

1997

Mark Huckvale, Christian Benoit, Chris Bowerman, Anders Eriksson, Mike Rosner, Mark Tatham, Briony Williams, "Computer Aided Learning and Use of the Internet" in The Landscape of Future Education in Speech Communication Sciences - 1. Analysis edited by Gerrit Bloothooft et al, OTS Publications, Utrecht, August 1997. Download PDF.

M. Huckvale, C. Benoit, C. Bowerman, A. Eriksson, M. Rosner, M. Tatham, B. Williams, "Opportunities for Computer-Aided Instruction in Phonetics and Speech Communication Provided by the Internet", Proc. EuroSPEECH-97, Rhodes, 1997, pp1919-1922.

Mark Huckvale, "A Syntactic Pattern Recognition Method for the Automatic Location of Potential Enhancement Regions in Running Speech", in Speech, Hearing and Language - Work in Progress, Phonetics and Linguistics University College London, 1997. Download PDF.

Huckvale, M. "10 Things Engineers have Discovered about Speech Recognition", Paper presented at NATO ASI Speech Pattern Processing, Jersey, 1997. Download PDF.

Choo W, Huckvale MA. "Spatial Relationships in Fricative Perception". Speech Hearing and Language, work in progress, 10, Phonetics & Linguistics UCL, 1997.

1998

M.Huckvale, C. Bowerman, A. Eriksson, B. Pompino-Marschall, M. Rosner, M. Tatham, B. Williams, M. Wolters, "Computer Aided Learning and use of the Internet", in The Landscape of Future Education in Speech Communication Sciences: 2 Proposals, G. Bloothooft et al. (eds.), Utrecht: OTS Publications, 1998. Download PDF.

M.Huckvale, "Opportunities for Re-convergence of Engineering and Cognitive Science Accounts of Spoken Word Recognition", Proc. IOA Conference Speech and Hearing, Windermere, November 1998. Download PDF. [Cited by...]

S. Hawkins, J. House, M. Huckvale, J. Local, R. Ogden, "ProSynth: An integrated prosodic approach to device-independent, natural-sounding speech synthesis", Proc. ICSLP, Sydney, 1998. Download PDF.

A. Fang, J. House, M. Huckvale, "Investigating the syntactic characteristics of English tone units", Proc. ICSLP, Sydney, 1998.

V. Hazan, A. Simpson, M. Huckvale, "Enhancement techniques to improve the intelligibility of consonants in noise: speaker and listener effects", Proc. ICSLP, Sydney, 1998.

Huckvale MA, Bowerman C, Eriksson A, Rosner M, Wolters M. "Catalysing web-based teaching with tutorial components". Proc. Future of the Humanities in the Digital Age. Bergen, Norway. 1998.

1999

M.Huckvale, C. Bowerman, A. Eriksson, M. Rosner, M. Tatham, M. Wolters, "Computer Aided Learning and use of the Internet", in The Landscape of Future Education in Speech Communication Sciences: 3 Recommendations, G. Bloothooft et al. (eds.), Utrecht: OTS Publications, 1999. Download PDF.

Bowerman, C., Eriksson, A., Huckvale, M., Rosner, M., Tatham, M.& Wolters, M., (1999) "Criteria for Evaluating Internet Tutorials in Speech Communication Sciences", Proc. EuroSpeech-99, Budapest, pp 2455-2458. Download PDF.

M.Huckvale, "Representation and processing of linguistic structures for an all-prosodic synthesis system using XML", Proc. EuroSpeech99, Budapest, Hungary, 1999. Download PDF. [Cited by...]

Chung, H., Huckvale, M. & Kim, K. (1999) "A New Korean Speech Synthesis System and Temporal Model". In Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Speech Processing, 18 Aug-20 Aug, Seoul, Korea, vol.1, pp.203-208. Download PDF.

Chung, H., Kim, K. & Huckvale, M. (1999) "Consonantal and Prosodic Influences on Korean Vowel Duration". In Proceedings of EuroSpeech99, Budapest, Hungary.

House J, Dankovicova J, Huckvale M. "Intonation modelling in ProSynth: an integrated prosodic approach to speech synthesis". Proceedings of the ICPhS. San Francisco, USA. 3: 2343-2346. 1999.

Bowerman C, Eriksson A, Huckvale MA, Rosner M, Tatham M, Wolters M. "Tutorial Design for Web-based Teaching and Learning". Proc. Method and Tool Innovations for Speech Science Education (MATISSE). London, UK. 1999.

House J, Dankovicova J, Huckvale M., "Intonation modelling in ProSynth". Speech Hearing and Language, work in progress, 11, Phonetics & Linguistics UCL, 1999.

Huckvale M. "Opportunities for re-convergence of engineering and cognitive science accounts of spoken word recognition". Speech Hearing and Language, work in progress, 11, Phonetics & Linguistics UCL, 1999.

2000

Fang, A.C. and M. Huckvale, "Enhanced Language Modelling with Phonologically Constrained Morphological Analysis". In Proceedings of International Conference on Acoustics and Speech Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, 5-9 June 2000. Download PDF.

Ogden, R., Hawkins, S., House, J., Huckvale, M., Local, J., Carter, P., Dankovicova, J., Heid, S., "ProSynth: an Integrated Prosodic Approach to Device-Independent Natural-Sounding Speech Synthesis", in Computer Speech and Language, 14 (2000), 177-210. Read at Idea Library. [Cited by...]

Hawkins, S., Heid, S., House, J., Huckvale, M., "Assessment of Naturalness in the ProSynth Speech Synthesis Project", IEE Workshop on Speech Synthesis, London, May 2000. Download PDF.

Ortega M, Hazan V, Huckvale M., "Automatic cue-enhancement of natural speech for improved intelligibility". Speech Hearing and Language, work in progress, 12, Phonetics & Linguistics UCL, 2000.

2001

Keller E, Bailly G, Monaghan A, Terken J, Huckvale M. Improvements in Speech Synthesis. Wiley 2001.

Huckvale, M., "The Use and Potential of Extensible Mark-Up (XML) in Speech Generation", in Keller et al, Improvements in Speech Synthesis, Wiley, 2001. [ISBN: 0471499854] Available at Amazon.com.

Huckvale, M., Fang, A., "Experiments in applying morphological analysis in speech recognition and their cognitive explanation", IOA Workshop on Innovation in Speech Processing, Stratford-on-Avon, May 2001. Download PDF.

Huckvale, M., Hunter, G., "Learning on the job: the application of machine learning within the speech decoder", IOA Workshop on Innovation in Speech Processing, Stratford-on-Avon, May 2001. Download PDF.

Chung, H., Huckvale, M., "Linguistic factors affecting timing in Korean with application to speech synthesis", in Proc. EuroSpeech 2001, Aalborg, Denmark, Vol 2, pp815-818. Download PDF.

Fang AC, Huckvale MA. "Out-of-Vocabulary Rate Reduction through Dispersion-Based Lexical Selection". Oxford Literary and Linguistic Computing 15(3):251-263 2001.

Chung H, Huckvale M. "The Analysis of Timing of Spoken Korean Using a Classification and Regression Tree (CART) Model". Journal of the Korean Society of Speech Sciences 8(1):77-92 2001 (in Korean)

2002

Huckvale, M., Fang, A., "Using Phonologically-Constrained Morphological Analysis in Speech Recognition", Computer Speech and Language, April 2002, pp165-181. Read at Idea Library. [Cited by...]

Huckvale, M., "Speech Synthesis, Speech Simulation and Speech Science", Proc. International Conference on Speech and Language Processing, Denver, 2002, pp1261-1264. Download PDF. [Cited by...]

Vazquez-Alvarez, Y., Huckvale, M., "The Reliability of the ITU-P.85 Standard for the Evaluation of Text-to-Speech Systems", Proc. International Conference on Speech and Language Processing, Denver, 2002, pp329-332. Download PDF. [Cited by...]

Hunter, G., Huckvale, M., "Studies in the Statistical Modelling of Dialogue Turn Pairs in the British National Corpus", Proceedings the 3rd WSEAS International Conference on Acoustics, Music, Speech and Language Processing, Tenerife, Spain, December 2002.

2003

Huckvale, M., Shaw, M., "The intelligibility of a spelling-regular English accent", Proc. 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, August 2003. See Regular English Pronunciation site.

2004

Howell, P., Huckvale, M., "Facilities to assist people to research into stammered speech", Journal of Stammering Research, Vol.2, 2004, pp130-242. Download Journal issue. [Cited by...]

Huckvale, M., "ACCDIST: a metric for comparing speakers' accents", Proc. International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Jeju, Korea, October 2004. Download PDF. [Cited by...]

Howard, I., Huckvale, M., "Learning to control an articulatory synthesizer through imitation of natural speech", Summer School on Cognitive and physical models of speech production, perception and perception-production interaction, Lubin Germany, Sept 2004. Web site.

2005

Huckvale, M., Howard, I., "Teaching a vocal tract simulation to imitate stop consonants", Proc. EuroSpeech 2005, Lisbon, Portugal. Download PDF

Tjalve, M., Huckvale, M., "Pronunciation variation modelling using accent features", Proc. EuroSpeech 2005, Lisbon, Portugal. Download PDF

Howard, I., Huckvale, M., "Training a Vocal Tract Synthesizer to Imitate Speech using Distal Supervised Learning", SpeCom: 10th International Conference on Speech and Computer 2005, Patras, Greece. Download PDF

Hunter, G., Huckvale, M., "An Evaluation of Statistical Language Models of Spoken Dialogue Using the British National Corpus", IEE International workshop on Intelligent Environments, Essex University, 2005.

Howard IS, Huckvale MA. "Learning to control an articulatory synthesizer by imitating real speech". ZAS Papers in Linguistics, ZAS, Berlin, 2005.

2006

Huckvale, M., "The New Accent Technologies: Recognition, Measurement and Manipulation of Accented Speech", in Research and Application of Digitized Chinese Teaching and Learning, ed. By P. Zhang, T.-W. Xie, S. Lin, J.-H. Xie, A.C. Fang, and J. Xu. Beijing: Language and Culture Press. pp 28-37, 2006. Download PDF

Hunter, G., Huckvale, M., "Cluster-based approaches to the statistical modelling of dialogue data in the british national corpus", 2nd IEE International Conference on Intelligent Environments, 5-6 July, 2006, Athens, Greece.

2007

Dellwo, V., Huckvale, M., Ashby, M., "How is individuality expressed in voice? An introduction to speech production & description for speaker classification", in Speaker Classification I, ed. C. Müller, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2007.

Huckvale, M., "ACCDIST: an accent similarity metric for accent recognition and diagnosis", in Speaker Classification II, ed. C. Müller, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2007. [Cited by...]

Huckvale, M., "Hierarchical clustering of speakers into accents with the ACCDIST metric", International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2007. Download PDF

Yanagisawa, K., Huckvale, M., "Accent morphing as a technique to improve the intelligibility of foreign-accented speech", International Congress of Phonetics Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2007. Download PDF

Huckvale, M., Yanagisawa, K., "Spoken Language Conversion with Accent Morphing", 6th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop, Bonn, Germany, 2007. Download PDF

Ashby MG, House J, Huckvale MA, Maidment JA, Yanagisawa K. "A Distance E-Learning Course in Phonetics". International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany. Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Saarbrücken, Germany. 2007

2008

Yanagisawa, K., Huckvale, M., "A Phonetic Assessment of Cross-Language Voice Conversion", Interspeech 2008, Brisbane, Australia,

2009

Huckvale, M., Howard, I., Fagel, S., "KLAIR: a Virtual Infant for Spoken Language Acquisition Research", Interspeech 2009, Brighton, U.K. Download PDF.

Huckvale, M., Leak, J., "Effect of Noise Reduction on Reaction Time to Speech in Noise", Interspeech 2009, Brighton, U.K. Download PDF.

2010

Hilkhuysen, G. & Huckvale, M., "Adjusting a commercial speech enhancement system to optimize intelligibility", AES Conference on Audio Forensics, Copenhagen Denmark, June 2010.

Huckvale, M., & Frasi, D., "Measuring the effect of noise reduction on listening effort", AES Conference on Audio Forensics, Copenhagen Denmark, June 2010,.

Hilkhuysen, G. & Huckvale, M., "Signal properties reducing intelligibility of speech after noise reduction", European Conference on Signal Processing (EUSIPCO), Aalborg Denmark, August 2010.

Sharma, D., Hilkhuysen, G., Gaubitch, N., Naylor P., Brookes, M., & Huckvale, M., "Data driven method for non intrusive speech intelligibility estimation" in Proc. European Signal Processing Conf. (EUSIPCO), Aalborg Denmark, August 2010.

Huckvale, M., Hilkhuysen, G., & Frasi, D., "Performance-based Measurement of Speech Quality with an Audio Proof-reading Task", 3rd ISCA Workshop on Perceptual Quality of Systems, Dresden Germany, September 2010.

Naylor, P., Gaubith, N., Sharma, D., Hilkhuysen, G., & Huckvale, M., "Intelligibility Estimation in Law Enforcement Speech Processing", 9th ITG conference on Speech Communication, Bochum Germany, October 2010.

Yanagisawa, K., Huckvale, M., "A Phonetic Alternative to Cross-language Voice Conversion in a Text-dependent Context: Evaluation of Speaker Identity", InterSpeech 2010, Makuhari, Japan.

Campbell P, Huckvale M, Martelli S, Steele J, Tracy C. Voicebox: The Physics and Evolution of Speech. Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme, London 2010.

2011

M.Huckvale, "Recording caregiver interactions for machine acquisition of spoken language using the KLAIR virtual infant", Proceedings 12th Interspeech Conference, Florence, Italy. [PDF to follow].

M.Huckvale, "The KLAIR toolkit for recording interactive dialogues with a virtual infant", Proceedings 12th Interspeech Conference, Florence, Italy. [PDF to follow].

Pinet, M., Iverson, P., Huckvale, M., "Second-language experience and speech-in-noise recognition: Effects of talker--listener accent similarity", J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 130 (2011), 1653, DOI:10.1121/1.3613698. View abstract.

Shinohara Y, Huckvale MA, Ashby MG. Differences in Glottal Stop Perception between English and Japanese Listeners. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, China. Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Hong Kong, China. 2011

2012

Hilkhuysen, G., Gaubitch, N., Brookes, M., Huckvale, M., "Effects of noise suppression on intelligibility: Dependency on signal-to-noise ratios", J.Acoust.Soc.Am. 131 (2012) 531-539. View abstract.

Hilkhuysen G., LLoyd J., Huckvale M., "Effects of replay on the intelligibility of noisy speech", Audio Engineering Society Conference on Audio Forensics, Denver Colorado, 2012.

Huckvale, M., Kristiansen, A., "Effectiveness of electronic voice disguise between friends", Audio Engineering Society Conference on Audio Forensics, Denver Colorado, 2012.

Huckvale, M., "Data processing: analysis of speech audio signals", in Research Methods in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, ed. Muller & Ball, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Huckvale, M., "Performance-Based Measurement of Speech Quality with an Audio Proof-Reading Task", Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 2012.

Sharma D, Hilkhuysen G, Naylor P, Gaubitch N, Huckvale M, Brookes DM. "Descriptive Vocabulary Development for Degraded Speech". Proc Interspeech-2012. Portland, Oregon, USA. 2012

2013

Huckvale, M.,"An Introduction to Phonetic Technology", in The Bloomsbury Companion to Phonetics, ed. Jones & Knight ; Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.

Leff, J., Williams, G., Huckvale, M., Arbuthnot M., Leff, A., "Computer-assisted therapy for medication-resistant auditory hallucinations: proof-of-concept study", Br J Psychiatry, 2013

Hilkhuysen, G., Gaubitch, N., Huckvale, M., "Effects of noise suppression on intelligibility: experts' opinions and naïve normal hearing listeners' performance", Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2013.

Huckvale, M., Leff, J., Williams, G., "Avatar Therapy: and audio-visual dialogue system for treating auditory hallucinations", Proc. Interspeech 2013, Lyons, France, 2013.

Jani L, Huckvale M, Howell P. Procedures used for assessment of stuttering frequency and stuttering duration.. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics 27(12):853-861, 2013

Huckvale, M., Sharma, A., "Learning to imitate adult speech with the KLAIR virtual infant", Proc. Interspeech 2013, Lyon, France.

2014

Hilkhuysen, G., Gaubitch, N., Brookes, M., Huckvale, M., "Effects of noise suppression on intelligibility II: An attempt to validate physical metrics", J.Acoust.Soc.Am., 135 (2014) 439-50.

Leff, J., Williams, G., Huckvale, M., Arbuthnot M., Leff, A., "Avatar therapy for persecutory auditory hallucinations: What is it and how does it work?", Psychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches, 2014 (6) 166-176.

Huckvale, M., "Prediction of Cognitive Load from Speech with the VOQAL Voice Quality Toolbox for the InterSpeech 2014 Computational Paralinguistics Challenge", Proc. Interspeech 2014, Singapore, 2014.