Publications

Publications (by date)
2016
Alejna Brugos and Jonathan Barnes, “Pitch reset, continuity, and proximity: Examining the role of cognitive-general grouping principles in the perception of prosodic boundary strength.” Paper presented at LSA, 2016 in Washington, DC. January 7-10, 2016.

2015

Jonathan Barnes, Alejna Brugos, Nanette Veilleux and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel, “Perception of Pseudoswedish tonal contrasts by native speakers of American English: Implications for models of intonation perception.” Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: the University of Glasgow. Paper number 926. [pdf]

Alejna Brugos and Jonathan Barnes, “Intonational schemas, perceived grouping, and distortions of perceived duration.” Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: the University of Glasgow. Paper number 952.[pdf]

Alejna Brugos and Jonathan Barnes, “Cross-phrase tonal patterns cue boundary strength (variably)”, presented at Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody 3, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Jonathan Barnes, Nanette Veilleux, Alejna Brugos, and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel, “Interpreting patterns of variability in the realization of English intonation contours”, presented at Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody 3, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign [poster].

2014

Jonathan Barnes, Alejna Brugos, Nanette Veilleux & Stefanie Shattuck Hufnagel. (2014) “Segmental Influences on the Perception of Pitch Accent Scaling in English.” In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 7, Campbell, Gibbon, and Hirst (eds.), pp. 1125-1129.

Alejna Brugos & Jonathan Barnes. (2014) “Effects of dynamic pitch and relative scaling on the perception of duration and prosodic grouping in American English.” In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 7, Campbell, Gibbon, and Hirst (eds.), pp. 388-392.

Nanette Veilleux, Jonathan Barnes, Alejna Brugos, & Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel. (2014) “Individual differences in the perception of fundamental fre- quency scaling in American English speech.” Poster presented at the 167th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, May, 2014.

Alejna Brugos & Jonathan Barnes. (2014) “Dynamic pitch and pitch range interact in distortions of perceived duration of American English speech tokens.” Poster presented at the 167th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, May, 2014.

2013
Jonathan Barnes, Alejna Brugos, Elizabeth Rosenstein, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel & Nanette Veilleux. (2013) “Segmental sources of variation in the timing of American English pitch accents.” Paper presented at LSA, 2013 in Boston, MA. [Abstract can be found on page 128 of the meeting handbook.]

2012

Jonathan Barnes, Nanette Veilleux, Alejna Brugos, and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel. (2012). “Tonal Center of Gravity: A global approach to tonal implementation in a level-based intonational phonology.” Laboratory Phonology 3(2), pp. 337-383. [pdf of preprint] [description]

Jonathan Barnes, Alejna Brugos, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel &
Nanette Veilleux. (2012). On the nature of perceptual differences between accentual peaks and plateaux. In: O. Niebuhr (ed.), Prosodies –
Context, Function, Communication
(pp. 93-118). Berlin/New York: de
Gruyter. [pdf of preprint]

Nanette Veilleux, Jonathan Barnes, Alejna Brugos & Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel (2012) “Perceptual Foundations for Naturalistic Variability in the Prosody of Synthetic Speech,” Poster to be presented at Interspeech 2012, September 9-13, Portland, Oregon. [pdf] [description]

Alejna Brugos and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel (2012). “A proposal for labelling prosodic disfluencies in ToBI.” Poster presented at Advancing Prosodic Transcription for Spoken Language Science and Technology, July 31, 2012, Stuttgart, Germany. [pdf of poster (large file)], [pdf of abstract]

Brugos, Alejna & Barnes, Jonathan (2012). “Pitch trumps duration in a grouping perception task,” 25th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY. March, 2012. [pdf of poster]

Brugos, Alejna & Barnes, Jonathan. (2012). “The auditory kappa effect in a speech context.” Spech Prosody, Shanghai, China. [ preprint pdf]

2011

Barnes, Jonathan, Alejna Brugos, Nanette Veilleux, & Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel. 2011. Modelling the perception of English F0 scaling in a segmental context. Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody 2, Montreal, Canada. [pdf of abstract]

Jonathan Barnes, Alejna Brugos, Nanette Veilleux & Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel. (2011). Voiceless Intervals and Perceptual Completion in F0 Contours: Evidence from Scaling Perception in American English. ICPhS 17, Hong Kong. [pdf] [description]

2010

Barnes, Jonathan, Nanette Veilleux, Alejna Brugos, & Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel. 2010a. Turning points, tonal targets, and the English L- phrase accent. Language and Cognitive Processes 25. 982- 1023. [Available as part of the volume: Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody, A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes, Edited by Duane G. Watson, Michael Wagner and Edward Gibson, or through Taylor & Francis Online.]

Jonathan Barnes, Nanette Veilleux, Alejna Brugos and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel. (2010). The effect of global F0 contour shape on the perception of tonal timing contrasts in American English intonation, Speech Prosody 2010, 100445: 1-4. [pdf] [description]

2009

Nanette Veilleux, Jon Barnes, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel and Alejna Brugos. (2009) “Perceptual Robustness of the Tonal Center of Gravity for Contour Classification.” Poster from the September, 2009 Workshop on Prosody and Meaning, Barcelona: [pdf of poster] [pdf of abstract]

2008

Jonathan Barnes, Nanette Veilleux, Alejna Brugos and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel. (2008) “Alternatives to F0 turning points in American English intonation,” Poster presented at the November 2008 ASA meeting, Miami, Florida. [pdf of poster] [description]

Jonathan Barnes, Alejna Brugos, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel and Nanette Veilleux (2008) Domain of L- “Turning Points, Tonal Targets, and the English L- Phrase Accent”, Conference on Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, April, 2008. [abstract]

Alejna Brugos, Jonathan Barnes, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel and Nanette Veilleux (2008) “(At Least) Two Members of the Rise-Fall-Rise Family” Conference on Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, April, 2008. [abstract]

Brugos, Alejna, Veilleux, Nanette, Breen, Mara & Shattuck-Hufnagel, Stefanie. (2008) “The Alternatives (Alt) Tier for ToBI: Advantages of Capturing Prosodic Ambiguity” In Barbosa, P. A., Madureira, S., and Reis, C. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Speech Prosody 2008 Conference. Campinas, Brazil: Editora RG/CNPq. pp 273-276. [pdf of paper]

2007

Veilleux, N.; Brugos, A.; Shattuck-Hufnagel, S.; Patterson, A. (2007) “Distribution of Disfluencies and Errors in English Discourse,” Proceedings 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences ICPhS-07, Saarbrucken, Germany, pp. 1349-1352. [pdf of paper]

2006

Brugos, Alejna; Barnes, Jonathan; Shattuck-Hufnagel, Stefanie; Veilleux, Nanette (2006) “A range of intonation patterns produced in an elicitation task” Acoustical Society of America Journal, Volume 119, p. 3301. Poster presented at the June, 2006 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Providence, RI. [abstract]

Barnes, Jonathan; Shattuck-Hufnagel, Stefanie; Brugos, Alejna; Veilleux, Nanette (2006) “The domain of realization of the L- phrase tone in American English”, poster presented at Speech Prosody 2006, in Dresden, Germany. [pdf]

2004

Shattuck-Hufnagel, Stefanie; Dilley, Laura ; Veilleux, Nanette; Brugos, Alejna; Speer, Robert (2004): “F0 peaks and valleys aligned with non-prominent syllables can influence perceived prominence in adjacent syllables”, Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2004, 705-708. [pdf]

Shattuck-Hufnagel, Stefanie; Veilleux, Nanette; Brugos, Alejna; Speer, Robert (2004) “F0 peaks aligned with non-prominent syllables in American English.” Acoustical Society of America Journal, Volume 115, Issue 5, pp. 2397-2397 . Poster presented at the May, 2004 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in New York, NY. [abstract]


This work was supported by NSF grant numbers 0842912, 0842782, 0843181, and 1451663.