10 January 2013

USC at the Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America 2012

The 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America was held from October 22nd to October 26th, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  The ASA meeting covers developments in theoretical and applied acoustics across a variety of academic and professional fields.

The USC linguistics department had two representatives this year:

How Tongue Posture Differences Affect Reduction in Coronals: Differences between Spanish and English*
Benjamin Parrell
*Best Paper award for students and young professionals, second place

Prosodic Characteristics of Three Sentence Types in Thai (PDF)
Alif Silpachai

Jangwon Kim, Michael Proctor, and Shrikanth Narayanan of USC’s department of Electrical Engineering and Adam Lammert of Computer Science also presented at the conference.

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