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2014
[2014-paper-03] Wilson, I. & B. Gick. Bilinguals use language-specific articulatory settings. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, vol.57, pp.361−373. doi:10.1044/2013_JSLHR-S-12-0345
[2014-poster-02] Ginsburg, J., I. Wilson, E. Kaneko, & N. Ogasawara. The prosodic domains of Wh-questions in the Showamura dialect of Japanese. Poster presented at Exploring the Interfaces 3: Prosody and Constituent Structure (ETI 3), Montreal, Canada. (May)
[2014-thesis-01] Sunao Kanada, Lateral tongue rest position of L1 and L2 English speakers, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu
2013
[2013-book-18] Gick, B., I. Wilson, & D. Derrick. Articulatory Phonetics. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. (hardcover ISBN: 9781405193214, paperback ISBN: 9781405193207).
[2013-paper-17] Wilson, I. & Y. Hashimoto. Voice onset time and the perception of Japanese voicing contrasts. Journal of Nagoya Gakuin University − Language & Culture, vol.24(2), pp.15-22.
[2013-paper-16] Wilson, I. Articulatory settings of French and English monolinguals. In T. Ooigawa (Ed.) Sophia University Working Papers in Phonetics (2013), Tokyo, Japan: Sophia University Phonetics Laboratory. pp.39−58.
[2013-abstract-15] Gick, B., B. Allen, I. Stavness, & I. Wilson. Speaking tongues are always braced. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.134, No.5, Pt.2, p.4204. doi:10.1121/1.4831431
[2013-abstract-14] Villegas, J., W. L. Martens, M. Cohen, & I. Wilson. Spatial separation decreases psychoacoustic roughness of high-frequency tones. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.134, No.5, Pt.2, p.4228. doi:10.1121/1.4831530
[2013-abstract-13] Moriya, S., Y. Yaguchi, N. Terunuma, T. Sato, & I. Wilson. Normalization and matching routine for comparing first and second language tongue trajectories. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.134, No.5, Pt.2, p.4244. doi:10.1121/1.4831607
[2013-abstract-12] Kanada, S., I. Wilson, B. Gick, & D. Erickson. Coarticulatory effects of lateral tongue bracing in first and second language English speakers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.134, No.5, Pt.2, p.4244. doi:10.1121/1.4831608
[2013-paper-11] Ginsburg, J., I. Wilson, E. Kaneko, & N. Ogasawara. 会津方言の疑問文に於けるイントネーションと終助詞の関係 [The relationship between intonation and final particles in interrogatives in the Aizu dialect]. In Proceedings of the 147th meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan「日本言語学会第147回大会」, Kobe, Japan, pp. 154−159.
[2013-paper-10] Moriya, S., Y. Yaguchi, N. Terunuma, T. Sato, & I. Wilson. 舌特徴空間における言語学習者の違いを比較するための正規化とマッチング手法 [Normalization and matching routine for comparing first and second language tongue trajectories]. IEICE Technical Report, vol.113, No.308, SP2013-80, pp.53−57.
[2013-paper-09] Ginsburg, J., I. Wilson, E. Kaneko, & N. Ogasawara. 会津方言の疑問文の音声特徴 [Phonetic features of interrogatives in Aizu area dialects]. In Proceedings of 日本方言研究会第96回研究発表会 [96th Meeting of the Dialectological Circle of Japan], Osaka, Japan, pp.9−16.
[2013-paper-08] Wilson, I. & D. Erickson. Effect of syllable onset, coda, and nucleus on degree of skin stretching over the mandible. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, vol.19. doi:10.1121/1.4799467
[2013-presentation-07] Wilson, I. Pronunciation and Professional Communication. Keynote Speech presented at IEEE Professional Communication Society − Japan, 1st Technical Meeting of 2013, Tokyo, Japan. (June)
[2013-poster-06] Kaneko, E., I. Wilson, N. Ogasawara, & Y. Heo. Differentiation of Yes/No and Wh-questions in the Aizu dialects. Poster presented at the 3rd International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology (3rd ICPP), NINJAL, Tokyo, Japan. (December)
[2013-presentation-05] Wilson, I., J. Villegas, & T. Doi. Lateral tongue bracing in Japanese and English. Paper presented at Ultrafest VI, Edinburgh, Scotland. (November)
[2013-poster-04] Erickson, D. & I. Wilson. Articulatory and laryngeal contributions to rhythm in English. Poster presented at the Joint Research Meeting of the Dept. of Linguistic Theory and Structure, NINJAL, Tokyo, Japan. (March)
[2013-poster-03] Ginsburg, J., E. Kaneko, N. Ogasawara, & I. Wilson. Intonation of Wh-questions in the Aizu dialect. Poster presented at the International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology (ICPP 2013), Tokyo, Japan. (January)
[2013-thesis-02] Yusuke Abe, Video recordings of L1 and L2 jaw movement: Effect of syllable onset on jaw opening during syllable nucleus, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu
[2013-thesis-01] Jun Okada, Pitch and intensity in the speech of Japanese speakers of English: Comparison with L1 speakers, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu
2012
[2012-abstract-13] Abe, Y., I. L. Wilson, & D. Erickson. Video recordings of L1 and L2 jaw movement: Effect of syllable onset on jaw opening during syllable nucleus. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.132, No.3, Pt.2, p.2005. doi:10.1121/1.4755428
[2012-abstract-12] Okada, J., I. L. Wilson, & M. Yoshizawa. Pitch and intensity in the speech of Japanese speakers of English: Comparison with L1 speakers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.132, No.3, Pt.2, p.2004. doi:10.1121/1.4755421
[2012-abstract-11] Sano, K., Y. Yaguchi, & I. Wilson. Comparing L1 and L2 phoneme trajectories in a feature space of sound and midsagittal ultrasound tongue images. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.132, No.3, Pt.2, p.1934. doi:10.1121/1.4755107
[2012-paper-10] Wilson, I., D. Erickson, & N. Horiguchi. Articulating rhythm in L1 and L2 English: Focus on jaw and F0. Proceedings of the 2012 Autumn Meeting of the Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ), pp.319−322.
[2012-paper-09] Yaguchi, Y., N. Horiguchi, & I. Wilson. Finding phoneme trajectories in a feature space of sound and midsagittal ultrasound tongue images. In IEEE Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST 2012), pp.156−162. doi:10.1109/iCAwST.2012.6469606
[2012-presentation-08] Wilson, I. Speech research using ultrasound. Phonetics Laboratory, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan. (March)
[2012-poster-07] Ginsburg, J., E. Kaneko, N. Ogasawara, & I. Wilson. Intonation used to contrast interrogative sentences in the Inawashiro dialect of the Aizu region. Poster presented at the International Workshop on Endangered Dialects, a pre-conference workshop at the 22nd Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference (J/K22), Tokyo, Japan. (October)
[2012-presentation-06] Wilson, I. & N. Horiguchi. How accurately people follow articulation instructions. Paper presented at the 4th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching conference (PSLLT 2012), Vancouver, Canada. (August)
[2012-presentation-05] Yaguchi, Y., N. Horiguchi, & I. Wilson. 発音習得のための超音波舌画像に対する音素片マッピング [Mapping phonemes to midsagittal tongue images for pronunciation learning]. Paper presented in Japanese at the joint meeting of the Technical Committees for Pattern Recognition and Media Understanding (PRMU) and Signal Processing (SP) of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), Sendai, Japan. (February)
[2012-thesis-04] Naoya Horiguchi, How L2 Pronunciation Learners Interpret Articulation Instructions: An Ultrasound Study of the Tongue, MSc Thesis, University of Aizu
[2012-thesis-03] Miyuki Sakuma, Correlation between schwa pronunciation and perceived speaking skill of Japanese EFL learners, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu
[2012-thesis-02] Atsushi Ueno, Articulatory setting of the tongue for eastern versus western Japanese, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu
[2012-thesis-01] Miyuki Yoshizawa, Influence of L1 Japanese dialect and L2 English TOEIC level on L2 English pitch range, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
2011
[2011-paper-05] Wilson, I., E. Kaneko, P. Lyddon, K. Okamoto, & J. Ginsburg. Nonsense-syllable sound discrimination ability correlates with second language (L2) proficiency. In W.-S. Lee & E. Zee (Eds.) Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII), Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong, pp.2133−2136.
[2011-presentation-04] ] Kaneko, E., I. Wilson, & Y. Abe. Gemination of final consonants in English nonsense words: The effects of orthography, vowel duration, and borrowers' L2 proficiency on loanword adaptation. Paper presented at the NINJAL International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology (ICPP 2011), Kyoto. (December)
[2011-thesis-03] Junichi Fujinuma, Japanese Listeners' Perception of English Fricatives in AMR-NB Cell Phone Speech, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2011-thesis-02] Mitsuhiro Katahira, Acoustic measurements associated with good voice harmony, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2011-thesis-01] Asahi Suzuki, Wind instrument tonguing: Comparison of tongue shape during performance and speaking, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
2010
[2010-book-11] NHK テレビ [NHK Television]. 3か月トピック英会話~話して聞きとる!ネイティブ発音塾 [3-Month Topics in English Conversation ~ Speak and Understand! Native Pronunciation Clinic]. Prof. Ian Wilson was a contributing editor to this 3-part textbook series. It was first published in 2009 and republished again with new covers for the television re-run in 2010.
[2010-paper-10] Fujinuma, J. & I. Wilson. Japanese listeners' perception of English fricatives in AMR-NB cell phone speech. In V.V. Klyuev & M. Cohen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Humans and Computers (HC-2010), pp.89−93. Fukushima-ken, Japan: University of Aizu Press. Also available at ACM Digital Library.
[2010-paper-09] Rozycki, W. & I. Wilson. Scientific presentation at IEEE conferences in Asia: Observational and survey findings. In IEEE Proceedings of the International Professional Communication Conference (IPCC 2010): Communication in a Self-Service Society, pp.222-225. doi:10.1109/IPCC.2010.5530010
[2010-paper-08] Sakamoto, M., E. Kaneko, I. Wilson, & K. Yamauchi. 会津地方における各方言のフォルマント分析 [Formant Analysis of Aizu Area Dialects]. In Proceedings of 日本方言研究会第90回研究発表会 [90th Meeting of the Dialectological Circle of Japan], Tokyo, Japan, pp.9-16.
[2010-paper-07] Villegas, J., M. Cohen, I. Wilson, & W. Martens. Influence of Psychoacoustic Roughness on Musical Intonation Preference. In Proceedings of the 128th Audio Engineering Society Convention (AES London 2010), Convention Paper #8017 (11 pages), London, UK.
[2010-paper-06] Campbell, F., B. Gick, I. Wilson, & E. Vatikiotis-Bateson. Spatial and temporal properties of gestures in North American English /r/. Language and Speech, vol.53, pp.49-69. doi:10.1177/0023830909351209
[2010-presentation-05] Wilson, I. Pronunciation and ESP. Keynote Speech presented at 2010 International Conference on Applied Foreign Language Studies: Globalization, English(es) for Specific Purposes, and Intercultural Studies, Ching Yun University, Jhongli City, Taiwan. (May)
[2010-thesis-04] Naoya Horiguchi, Design of an Interactive GUI for Pronunciation Evaluation and Training, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2010-thesis-03] Naoto Maekawa, Automated Measurement of Ultrasound Image Tongue Position Using MATLAB, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2010-thesis-02] Michiharu Sakamoto, Phonological Processes and Formant Analyses of Aizu Dialects, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2010-thesis-01] Isao Shigeno, Pitch Comparison of Aizu Dialects and Standard Japanese, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
2009
[2009-paper-06] Horiguchi, N. & I. Wilson. Design of an interactive GUI for pronunciation evaluation and training. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Humans and Computers (HC-2009), pp.225-229.
[2009-abstract-05] Wilson, I., J. Fujinuma, N. Horiguchi, & K. Yamauchi. Acoustic analysis of the English pronunciation of Japanese high school teachers and university students. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 126, No.4, Pt.2, p.2312. doi:10.1121/1.3249531
[2009-book-04] NHK テレビ [NHK Television]. 3か月トピック英会話〜話して聞きとる!ネイティブ発音塾 [3-Month Topics in English Conversation ~ Speak and Understand! Native Pronunciation Clinic]. Prof. Ian Wilson was a contributing editor to this 3-part textbook series.
[2009-thesis-03] Keita Ogitsu, Acoustic Differences Between English /l/ and /r/ in Japanese Speakers, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2009-thesis-02] Miyuki Sato, Ultrasound Tongue Shape Database of Japanese Sounds, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2009-thesis-01] Yusuke Sugai, Schwa Pronunciation by Japanese EFL Learners, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
2008
[2008-paper-08] Gick, B., B. Bernhardt, P. Bacsfalvi, & I. Wilson. Ultrasound imaging applications in second language acquisition. In J. G. Hansen Edwards & M. L. Zampini (Eds.) Phonology and Second Language Acquisition. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pp.309-322. ISBN: 9789027291394
[2008-paper-07] Brine, J. & I. Wilson. TEFL in a Japanese IT university: Adjusting for cultural learning practices with open-source tools and an LMS. In B. Arnbjörnsdóttir & M. Whelpton (Eds.), Open Source in Education and Language Learning Online. Reykjavík, Iceland: The Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Iceland Press. pp.197-217. ISBN: 978-9979548331
[2008-paper-06] Wilson, I. Using Praat and Moodle for teaching segmental and suprasegmental pronunciation. In Proceedings of the 3rd International WorldCALL Conference: Using Technologies for Language Learning (WorldCALL 2008). ISBN: 978-4-9904807-0-7. Available here too.
[2008-paper-05] Gick, B., P. Bacsfalvi, B. M. Bernhardt, S. Oh, S. Stolar, & I. Wilson. A motor differentiation model for liquid substitutions: English /r/ variants in normal and disordered acquisition. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, vol.1, pp.1-9. doi:10.1121/1.2951481
[2008-presentation-04] Wilson, I., Using Praat in ESP pronunciation courses for computer science students. Paper presented at "Exploring the ESP Paradigm: Theory to Practice" (English for Specific Purposes Conference), Himeji Dokkyo University, Japan. (May)
[2008-thesis-03] Katsuhiko Higuchi, The Relationship Between Head and Eyebrow Motion and Pitch During Japanese Speech, Bsc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2008-thesis-02] Toshifumi Masuda, Construction of Midsagittal Vocal Tract Videos from CT, Ultrasound, and Motion Capture Data, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
[2008-thesis-01] Ryohei Sekii, Ultrasound Analysis of the Pronunciation Proficiency of Japanese Learners of English, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
2007
[2007-paper-05] Wilson, I. The effects of post-velar consonants on vowels in Nuu-chah-nulth: Auditory, acoustic, and articulatory evidence. Canadian Journal of Linguistics, vol.52, pp.43-70. doi:10.1353/cjl.2008.0008
[2007-paper-04] Brine, J., I. Wilson, & D. Roy. Using Moodle and other software tools in EFL courses in a Japanese IT university. In T. Miyazaki, I. Paik, & D. Wei (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2007), pp.1059-1064. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press. doi:10.1109/CIT.2007.82
[2007-presentation-03] Wilson, I., N. Horiguchi, & B. Gick. Japanese articulatory setting: the tongue, lips and jaw. Presentation at Ultrafest IV (the 4th International Ultrasound/Speech Conference), New York, NY. (September)
[2007-presentation-02] Horiguchi, N. & I. Wilson. Head movement and tongue compression with a fixed ultrasound probe but a free head. Presentation at UltraFest IV (the 4th International Ultrasound/Speech Conference), New York, NY. (September)
[2007-thesis-01] Mika Endo, An Ultrasound Analysis of the Relationship between Pronunciation and Tongue Shape, BSc Thesis, University of Aizu.
2006
[2006-paper-04] Gick, B. & I. Wilson. Excrescent schwa and vowel laxing: Cross-linguistic responses to conflicting articulatory targets. In L. Goldstein, D.H. Whalen, & C.T. Best, (Eds.) Laboratory Phonology 8. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. pp.635−659. ISBN 9783110176780
[2006-paper-03] Wilson, I. & B. Gick. Ultrasound technology and second language acquisition research. In M.G. O'Brien, C. Shea, & J. Archibald (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA 2006), pp.148-152. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. ISBN: 978-1574734164.
[2006-abstract-02] Wilson, I. & B. Gick. Articulatory settings of French and English monolinguals and bilinguals. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.120, No.5, Pt.2, pp.3295-3296.
[2006-presentation-01] Wilson, I. & B. Gick. Using ultrasound as a teaching and research tool in second language acquisition. Tuesday Seminar Series, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI. (November)