Publications

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Clopper, Cynthia and Rajka Smiljanic (2015). Regional variation in temporal organization in American English. Journal of Phonetics, 49. 1-15. Clopper&Smiljanic_Jphon15

Kelly, N. E. and R. Smiljanic (2015). Narrow focus realization in the monosyllabic lexical pitch contrast in East Norwegian. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: the University of Glasgow. ISBN 978-0-85261-941-4. Paper number 0358.1-5 retrieved from http://www.icphs2015.info/pdfs/Papers/ICPHS0358.pdf

Yi, Han-Gyol, Rajka Smiljanic and Bharath Chandrasekaran (2014). The neural processing of foreign-accented speech is modulated by implicit listener bias: An fMRI study. Invited contribution to Frontiers in Psychology (Human Neuroscience), Research Topic “The cognitive and neural organisation of speech processing.” Edited by Dr(s) Patti Adank, Carolyn McGettigan, Sonja A E  Kotz. Yi, Smiljanic&Chandrasekaran_Frontiers14

Kelly, Niamh E. and R. Smiljanic (2014). The Effect of Focus on Norwegian Tonal Accent. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages. Nijmegen, May 13-16 2014.

Kelly, Niamh E. and R. Smiljanic (2014). Monosyllabic Lexical Pitch Contrasts in Norwegian. Proceedings of Speech Prosody, Dublin, May 21-25 2014.

Van Engen, Kristin, Jasmine Phelps, Rajka Smiljanic and Bharath Chandrasekaran (2014). Sentence intelligibility in N-talker babble: effects of context, modality, and speaking style. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. doi:10.1044/JSLHR-H-13-0076

Gilbert, Rachael, Bharath Chandrasekaran and Rajka Smiljanic (2014). Recognition memory in noise for speech of varying intelligibility. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America,135 (1). 389-399. Gilbert et al-JASA14

Yi, Han-Gyol, Phelps, Jasmine, Smiljanic, Rajka and Bharath Chandrasekaran (to appear). Visual influences on non-native speech perception. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America—Express Letters. Yi et al JASAEL_13

Smiljanic, Rajka and Bharath Chandrasekaran (2013). Processing speech of varying intelligibility. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 19, 060102, 1-4. Smiljanic&Chandrasekaran_POMA13

Smiljanic, Rajka, Stan Sheft, Bharath Chandrasekaran and Valeriy Shafiro (2013). Effect of speech clarity on perception of interrupted meaningful and anomalous sentences. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 19, 060109, 1-5. Smiljanic et al_POMA13

Rimikis, Stacey, Rajka Smiljanic, and Lauren Calandruccio (2013). Non-native English speaker performance on the Basic English Lexicon (BEL) sentences. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 56. 792-804. Rimikis, Smiljanic&Calandruccio_JSLHR13

Sjerps, Matthias, and Rajka Smiljanic (2013). Compensation for vocal tract characteristics across native and non-native languages. Journal of Phonetics, 41. 145-155. Sjerps&Smiljanic_JPhon 13

Smiljanic, Rajka and Douglas Sladen (2013). Acoustic and semantic enhancements for children with cochlear implants. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research. (Anticipated 2013.) Smiljanic&Sladen_JSLHR13

Smiljanic, R. (2013). “Can older adults enhance the intelligibility of their speech?” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133(2). EL129-EL135. Smiljanic_13_JASMAN1332EL129_1

Van Engen KJ, Chandrasekaran B, Smiljanic R (2012) “Effects of Speech Clarity on Recognition Memory for Spoken Sentences.” PLoS ONE 7(9): e43753. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043753

Calandruccio, L., and Smiljanic, R. (2012) “The Development of Sentence Recognition Materials Using a Basic Non-native English Lexicon.“ Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 55. 1342-1355. Calandruccio&Smiljanic_JSLHR12

Smiljanic, R. (2012) “Second Language Learning” In Cohn, A. C., Fougeron, C., Huffman, M. (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology. Oxford University Press. (Invited contribution).

Smiljanic, R. and Bradlow, A. (2011) “Bidirectional clear speech perception benefit for native and high proficiency non-native talker-listener pairs: Intelligibility and accentedness” JASA. 130 (6).

Clopper, C. and Smiljanic, R. (2011) “Regional Prosodic Variation in American English: Midland vs. South.” Journal of Phonetics 39. 237-245.

Rao, G. and Smiljanic, R. (2011) “Effects of language, speaking style and age on prosodic rhythm.” Proceedings of the XVIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, China.

Bradlow, A., Clopper, C., Smiljanic, R., and Walter, M. (2010) “A perceptual phonetic similarity space for languages: Evidence from five native language listener groups.” Speech Communication 52, 11-12. 930-942.

Smiljanic, R. and Bradlow, A. (2009) “Speaking and hearing clearly: Talker and listener factors in speaking style changes.” Language and Linguistics Compass, 3.1.236-264. Oxford: Blackwell. (Invited contribution).

Smiljanic, R., and Bradlow, A. (2010) “Teaching and learning guide for: Speaking and hearing clearly: Talker and listener factors in speaking style changes.” Language and Linguistics Compass, 3.1. 182-186. Oxford: Blackwell.

Smiljanic, R. and Bradlow, A. (2008) “Temporal Organization of English Clear and Plain Speech.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124.5. 3171-3182.

Smiljanić, R. and A. Bradlow. (2008) “Stability of temporal contrasts across speaking styles in English and Croatian” Journal of Phonetics, 36.1. 91-113.

Smiljanić, R. and A. Bradlow. (2007) “Clear speech intelligibility: Listener and talker effects.” Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Bradlow, A. R., Clopper, C. and Smiljanic, R. (2007) “A perceptual similarity space for languages.” Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Smiljanić, R. (2006) “Early vs. late focus: pitch-peak alignment in two dialects of Serbian and Croatian.” Papers in Laboratory Phonology 8. L. Goldstein, D.H. Whalen, C.T. Best (eds.). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 495-518.

Smiljanić, R. and A. Bradlow. (2005) “Production and perception of clear speech in Croatian and English.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118(3), Pt. 1, 1677-1688.

Smiljanić, R. (2003) “Lexical and pragmatic effects on pitch range and low tone alignment in two dialects of Serbian and Croatian.” Proceedings of the 39th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. 39-1. 520-539. [published in 2007]

Smiljanić, R. (2003) “Prosodic variation and the expression of pragmatic narrow focus in two dialects of Croatian and Serbian.” Proceedings of the Prosodic Interfaces 2003 Conference. Nantes, France.

Hualde, J. I., G. Elordieta, I. Gaminde and R. Smiljanić. (2002) “From pitch-accent to stress-accent in Basque and the typology of accentual systems”, Papers in Laboratory Phonology 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hualde, J. I., R. Smiljanić, and J. Cole. (2000) “On the accented/unaccented distinction in Western Basque and the typology of accentual systems.” Proceedings of Berkeley Linguistics Society 26: 133-144.

Smiljanić, R. and J. I. Hualde. (2000) “Lexical and pragmatic functions of tonal alignment in two Serbo-Croatian dialects.” Proceedings of the 36th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society.

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