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Interdisciplinary Research Centre
 

Research

Awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellowship to conduct research in forensic speech science. Uses machine learning techniques in the computational modelling and automatic synthesis of speech.

Publications (from Symplectic)

Journal articles

2024 (Accepted for publication)

  • Graham, C. and Roll, N., 2024 (Accepted for publication). Evaluating OpenAI’s Whisper ASR: Performance Analysis Across 2 Diverse Accents and Speaker Traits JASA Express Letters,
  • 2020

  • Laméris, TJ. and Graham, C., 2020. L2 Perception and Production of Japanese Lexical Pitch: A Suprasegmental Similarity Account Journal of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech, v. 2
    Doi: 10.1558/jmbs.14948
  • 2019

  • Graham, C. and Post, B., 2019. Introductory paper for: Constancy and variation in speech: Phonetic realisation and abstraction Phonetica, v. 76
    Doi: 10.1159/000497439
  • Evans, BG. and Tomé Lourido, G., 2019. Effects of Language Background on the Development of Sociolinguistic Awareness: The Perception of Accent Variation in Monolingual and Multilingual 5- to 7-Year-Old Children. Phonetica, v. 76
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000493983
  • Baese-Berk, MM. and Morrill, TH., 2019. Perceptual Consequences of Variability in Native and Non-Native Speech. Phonetica, v. 76
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000493981
  • Kuznetsova, N. and Verkhodanova, V., 2019. Phonetic Realisation and Phonemic Categorisation of the Final Reduced Corner Vowels in the Finnic Languages of Ingria. Phonetica, v. 76
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000494927
  • Jones, Z. and Clopper, CG., 2019. Subphonemic Variation and Lexical Processing: Social and Stylistic Factors. Phonetica, v. 76
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000493982
  • Babel, M., McAuliffe, M., Norton, C., Senior, B. and Vaughn, C., 2019. The Goldilocks Zone of Perceptual Learning. Phonetica, v. 76
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000494929
  • 2018

  • Graham, CR. and Williams, JN., 2018. Implicit learning of Latin stress regularities Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v. 40
    Doi: 10.1017/S0272263116000371
  • Graham, CR. and Post, B., 2018. Second language acquisition of intonation: Peak alignment in American English Journal of Phonetics, v. 66
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2017.08.002
  • 2015

  • Graham, C. and Post, B., 2015. Tonal alignment and scaling of the American L+ (H*) L pitch accent by late bilinguals Journal of Phonetics (Revisions),
  • 2014

  • Graham, C., 2014. Fundamental Frequency Range in Japanese and English: The Case of Simultaneous Bilinguals. Phonetica, v. 71
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1159/000381627
  • 2013 (Published online)

  • Graham, C., 2013 (Published online). Revisiting f0 Range Production in Japanese-English Simultaneous Bilinguals UC Berkeley Phonology Lab Annual Reports, v. 9
    Doi: 10.5070/p78wp244gc
  • 2013

  • Graham, C., 2013. Revisiting f0 range in Japanese and English. Berkeley Phonology Lab Report UC Berkeley Phonology Lab Annual Reports,
  • 2011

  • Graham, C., 2011. A case study of Japanese acquisition of American English stress Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan, v. 15
  • 1996

  • Graham, CR. and Brown, C., 1996. The effects of acculturation on second language proficiency in a community with a two-way bilingual program Bilingual Research Journal, v. 20
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/15235882.1996.10668629
  • Conference proceedings

    2023

  • Roll, N., Graham, C. and Todd, S., 2023. PSST! Prosodic Speech Segmentation with Transformers CoNLL 2023 - 27th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings,
  • Adams, R. and Graham, C., 2023. An Acoustic Analysis of Fricative Variation in Three Accents of English Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH, v. 2023-August
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.21437/Interspeech.2023-2020
  • 2021

  • Graham, C., 2021. L1 Identification from L2 speech using neural spectrogram analysis Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH, v. 2
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.21437/Interspeech.2021-1545
  • 2019

  • Graham, C. and Nolan, F., 2019. Articulation rate as a metric in spoken language assessment Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH, v. 2019-September
    Doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2019-2098
  • 2017

  • Graham, C., Buttery, P. and Nolan, F., 2017. Vowel characteristics in the assessment of L2 English pronunciation Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH, v. 08-12-September-2016
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.21437/Interspeech.2016-1630
  • 2016

  • Caines, A., Bentz, C., Graham, C., Polzehl, T. and Buttery, P., 2016. Crowdsourcing a multilingual speech corpus: Recording, transcription and annotation of the CROWDED corpus Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2016,
  • Moore, R., Caines, A., Graham, C. and Buttery, P., 2016. Automated speech-unit delimitation in spoken learner English COLING 2016 - 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of COLING 2016: Technical Papers,
  • 2015

  • Moore, R., Caines, A., Graham, C. and Buttery, P., 2015. Incremental dependency parsing and disfluency detection in spoken learner English Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), v. 9302
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24033-6_53
  • Graham, C. and Buttery, P., 2015. A Caines. Phonetic and prosodic features in automated spoken language assessment Workshop on Phonetic Learner Corpora, International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences,
  • Graham, C., Nolan, F., Caines, A. and Buttery, P., 2015. Vowel formant characteristics in automated assessment Proceedings of Phonetics & Phonology in Europe (PaPE) conference,
  • Graham, C., Caines, A., Nolan, F. and Buttery, P., 2015. Automated assessment of non-native speech using vowel formant features
  • 2013

  • Graham, C. and Post, B., 2013. Realisation of tonal alignment in the English of japanese-english late bilinguals Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH,
  • 2012

  • Graham, C. and Post, B., 2012. The Phonetics of English stress acquisition by Japanese native speakers Proceedings of the Biennial Symposium of the British Association of Academic Phoneticians conference,
  • 2011

  • Graham, C., Galaczi, ED., Li, A. and Post, B., 2011. Measuring L2 English Phonological Proficiency: Implications for Language Assessment
  • 2008

  • Graham, CR., Lonsdale, D., Kennington, C., Johnson, A. and McGhee, J., 2008. Elicited imitation as an oral proficiency measure with ASR scoring Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2008,
  • Book chapters

    2005

  • Lonsdale, D., Graham, CR. and Madsen, R., 2005. Learner-centered language programs: Integrating disparate resources for task-based interaction
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59140-750-8.ch006
  • Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow
    Dr Calbert  Graham

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