Julie Liss

Assoc Dean & Professor

  • 1429 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
1990 …2020
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Research Output 1990 2020

  • 1429 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 63 Article
  • 16 Conference contribution
  • 2 Conference article
2020

Sync pending: Characterizing conversational entrainment in dysarthria using a multidimensional, clinically informed approach

Borrie, S. A., Barrett, T. S., Liss, J. M. & Berisha, V., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 63, 1, p. 83-94 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysarthria
conversation
Acoustics
acoustics
Speech-Language Pathology
2019

Investigating the Effects of Word Substitution Errors on Sentence Embeddings

Voleti, R., Liss, J. M. & Berisha, V., May 1 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2019 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 7315-7319 5 p. 8683367. (ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings; vol. 2019-May).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Substitution reactions
Simulators
Semantics
Transcription
Speech recognition

Objective assessment of social skills using automated language analysis for identification of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Voleti, R., Woolridge, S., Liss, J. M., Milanovic, M., Bowie, C. R. & Berisha, V., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. 2019-September, p. 1433-1437 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Disorder
Classifiers
Performance Assessment
Classifier
Linear regression

Objective Assessment of Vocal Tremor

Peplinski, J., Berisha, V., Liss, J., Hahn, S., Shefner, J., Rutkove, S., Qi, K. & Shelton, K., May 1 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2019 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 6386-6390 5 p. 8682995. (ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings; vol. 2019-May).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hardware
Planning
Speech Intelligibility
Linear Models
manual labor
Dysarthria
Turk
1 Citation (Scopus)

Objective Measures of Plosive Nasalization in Hypernasal Speech

Saxon, M., Liss, J. & Berisha, V., May 1 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2019 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 6520-6524 5 p. 8682339. (ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings; vol. 2019-May).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acoustics

The effects of speech compression algorithms on the intelligibility of two individuals with dysarthric speech

Utianski, R. L., Sandoval, S., Berisha, V., Lansford, K. L. & Liss, J., Feb 1 2019, In : American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 28, 1, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysarthria
Telemedicine
Acoustics
acoustics
Language Therapy
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

ALS longitudinal studies with frequent data collection at home: study design and baseline data

Rutkove, S. B., Qi, K., Shelton, K., Liss, J., Berisha, V. & Shefner, J. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Studies
Equipment and Supplies
Healthy Volunteers
Internet
Myography

Inter-rater Agreement of Clinicians’ Treatment Recommendations Based on Modified Barium Swallow Study Reports

Slovarp, L., Danielson, J. & Liss, J., Jun 7 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Dysphagia. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swallows
Barium
Deglutition
Deglutition Disorders
Language
5 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the role of L1 in automatic pronunciation evaluation of L2 speech

Tu, M., Grabek, A., Liss, J. & Berisha, V., Jan 1 2018, In : Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. 2018-September, p. 1636-1640 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Acoustic Model
Evaluation
Acoustics
Automatic Speech Recognition
Speech recognition
3 Citations (Scopus)

Simulating Dysarthric Speech for Training Data Augmentation in Clinical Speech Applications

Jiao, Y., Tu, M., Berisha, V. & Liss, J., Sep 10 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-April. p. 6009-6013 5 p. 8462290

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Learning algorithms
Learning systems
Experiments
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Articulation entropy: An unsupervised measure of articulatory precision

Jiao, Y., Berisha, V., Liss, J., Hsu, S. C., Levy, E. & McAuliffe, M., Apr 1 2017, In : IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 24, 4, p. 485-489 5 p., 2633871.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Entropy
Distinct
Parkinson's Disease
Subjective Evaluation
Speech analysis
8 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing vowel centralization in dysarthria: A comparison of methods

Fletcher, A. R., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L. & Liss, J., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 60, 2, p. 341-354 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

comparison of methods
Dysarthria
centralization
acoustics
Acoustics
1 Citation (Scopus)
Speech Production
Progression
Prosody
Testing
Period of time
15 Citations (Scopus)
Neural Networks
Subjective Evaluation
Extractor
Model
Output
2 Citations (Scopus)

Interpretable phonological features for clinical applications

Jiao, Y., Berisha, V. & Liss, J., Jun 16 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2017 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 5045-5049 5 p. 7953117

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Recurrent neural networks
Statistics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal changes in linguistic complexity among professional football players

Berisha, V., Wang, S., LaCross, A., Liss, J. & Garcia-Filion, P., Jun 1 2017, In : Brain and Language. 169, p. 57-63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
Linguistics
linguistics
Language
Interviews
4 Citations (Scopus)

Models for objective evaluation of dysarthric speech from data annotated by multiple listeners

Tu, M., Jiao, Y., Berisha, V. & Liss, J., Mar 1 2017, Conference Record of the 50th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, ACSSC 2016. IEEE Computer Society, p. 827-830 4 p. 7869163

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Learning systems
Signal processing
Experiments
6 Citations (Scopus)

Objective assessment of pathological speech using distribution regression

Tu, M., Berisha, V. & Liss, J., Jun 16 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2017 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 5050-5054 5 p. 7953118

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Probability distributions
4 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting intelligibility gains in dysarthria through automated speech feature analysis

Fletcher, A. R., Wisler, A. A., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L. & Liss, J., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 60, 11, p. 3058-3068 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysarthria
Acoustics
acoustics
Speech Intelligibility
Statistical Models
3 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting intelligibility gains in individuals with dysarthria from baseline speech features

Fletcher, A. R., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L., Sinex, D. G. & Liss, J., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 60, 11, p. 3043-3057 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysarthria
Voice Quality
Cues
Acoustics
listener
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Accent identification by combining deep neural networks and recurrent neural networks trained on long and short term features

Jiao, Y., Tu, M., Berisha, V. & Liss, J., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 08-12-September-2016, p. 2388-2392 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium Glutamate
Recurrent neural networks
Recurrent Neural Networks
Neural Networks
Term
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Pilot Study of the Tongue Pull-Back Exercise for Improving Tongue-Base Retraction and Two Novel Methods to Add Resistance to the Tongue Pull-Back

Slovarp, L., King, L., Off, C. & Liss, J., Feb 9 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Dysphagia. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tongue
Exercise
Deglutition
Electromyography
Equipment and Supplies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating speaking rate in spontaneous discourse

Jiao, Y., Berisha, V., Tu, M., Huston, T. & Liss, J., Feb 26 2016, Conference Record - Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-February. p. 1189-1192 4 p. 7421328

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Convex optimization
12 Citations (Scopus)

Experiments on auditory-visual perception of sentences by users of unilateral, bimodal, and bilateral cochlear implants

Dorman, M., Liss, J., Wang, S., Berisha, V., Ludwig, C. & Natale, S. C., 2016, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 59, 6, p. 1505-1519 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Auditory Perception
visual perception
Visual Perception
Cochlear Implants
experiment
3 Citations (Scopus)

Hilbert spectral analysis of vowels using intrinsic mode functions

Sandoval, S., De Leon, P. L. & Liss, J., Feb 10 2016, 2015 IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding, ASRU 2015 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 569-575 7 p. 7404846

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spectrum analysis
Speech recognition

Noise robust dysarthric speech classification using domain adaptation

Wisler, A., Berisha, V., Spanias, A. & Liss, J., Sep 22 2016, 2016 Digital Media Industry and Academic Forum, DMIAF 2016 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 135-138 4 p. 7574918

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feature extraction
Screening
5 Citations (Scopus)

Online speaking rate estimation using recurrent neural networks

Jiao, Y., Tu, M., Berisha, V. & Liss, J., May 18 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2016 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-May. p. 5245-5249 5 p. 7472678

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Recurrent neural networks
Speech recognition
Data storage equipment
6 Citations (Scopus)
speech recognition
disturbances
ratings
engines
Automatic Speech Recognition

The role of stress and word size in Spanish speech segmentation

LaCross, A., Liss, J., Barragan, B., Adams, A., Berisha, V., McAuliffe, M. & Fromont, R., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 140, 6, 4971227.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

syllables
cues
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
linguistics
error analysis
2015
16 Citations (Scopus)

Convex Weighting Criteria for Speaking Rate Estimation

Jiao, Y., Berisha, V., Tu, M. & Liss, J., Sep 1 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. 23, 9, p. 1421-1430 10 p., 7109110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weighting functions
Probability density function
intervals
entire functions
phonemes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cortical characterization of the perception of intelligible and unintelligible speech measured via high-density electroencephalography

Utianski, R. L., Caviness, J. N. & Liss, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Brain and Language. 140, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

listener
Electroencephalography
comprehension
Phonetics
Evoked Potentials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Removing data with noisy responses in regression analysis

Wisler, A., Berisha, V., Ramamurthy, K., Spanias, A. & Liss, J., Aug 4 2015, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-August. p. 2066-2070 5 p. 7178334

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Regression analysis
Experiments
10 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between speech segment duration and vowel centralization in a group of older speakers

Fletcher, A. R., McAuliffe, M. J., Lansford, K. L. & Liss, J., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 138, 4, p. 2132-2139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vowels
Vowel Duration
Centralization
Formants
Vowel Quality
33 Citations (Scopus)
Alzheimer Disease
Language
Regression Analysis
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

Characterizing the distribution of the quadrilateral vowel space area

Berisha, V., Sandoval, S., Utianski, R., Liss, J. & Spanias, A., Jan 2014, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 135, 1, p. 421-427 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vowels
intelligibility
statistics
applications of mathematics
Vowel Space
10 Citations (Scopus)

Domain invariant speech features using a new divergence measure

Wisler, A., Berisha, V., Liss, J. & Spanias, A., Apr 1 2014, 2014 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, SLT 2014 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 77-82 6 p. 7078553

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Learning algorithms
Divergence
Efficacy
8 Citations (Scopus)

Free-classification of perceptually similar speakers with dysarthria

Lansford, K. L., Liss, J. & Norton, R. E., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 57, 6, p. 2051-2064 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dysarthria
acoustics
multidimensional scaling
listener
Acoustics
13 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling pathological speech perception from data with similarity labels

Berisha, V., Liss, J., Sandoval, S., Utianski, R. & Spanias, A., 2014, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 915-919 5 p. 6853730

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Labels
Behavioral research
Speech intelligibility
Cost functions
Data structures
27 Citations (Scopus)

Rhythm as a coordinating device: Entrainment with disordered speech

Borrie, S. A. & Liss, J., 2014, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 57, 3, p. 815-824 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment and Supplies
Language
Communication
Communication Disorders
communication disorder
46 Citations (Scopus)

Vowel acoustics in dysarthria: Speech disorder diagnosis and classification

Lansforda, K. L. & Liss, J., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 57, 1, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Speech Disorders
Dysarthria
speech disorder
Acoustics
acoustics
2013
29 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic assessment of vowel space area

Sandoval, S., Berisha, V., Utianski, R. L., Liss, J. & Spanias, A., Nov 2013, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vowels
estimates
syllables
intelligibility
Vowel Space
11 Citations (Scopus)

Crosslinguistic application of english-centric rhythm descriptors in motor speech disorders

Liss, J., Utianski, R. & Lansford, K., Oct 2013, In : Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. 65, 1, p. 3-19 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Speech Disorders
speech disorder
Language
language
Communication
6 Citations (Scopus)

Selecting disorder-specific features for speech pathology fingerprinting

Berisha, V., Sandoval, S., Utianski, R., Liss, J. & Spanias, A., Oct 18 2013, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. p. 7562-7566 5 p. 6639133

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pathology
Feature extraction
Cost functions
16 Citations (Scopus)

The role of linguistic and indexical information in improved recognition of dysarthric speech

Borrie, S. A., McAuliffe, M. J., Liss, J., O'Beirne, G. A. & Anderson, T. J., Jan 2013, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 133, 1, p. 474-482 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
learning
education
intelligibility
stimuli
7 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a clinical tool for automatic intelligibility assessment

Berisha, V., Utianski, R. & Liss, J., Oct 18 2013, ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. p. 2825-2828 4 p. 6638172

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Speech intelligibility
Speech processing
Telecommunication
Learning systems
Classifiers
2012
10 Citations (Scopus)

A follow-up investigation into the mechanisms that underlie improved recognition of dysarthric speech

Borrie, S. A., McAuliffe, M. J., Liss, J., O'Beirne, G. A. & Anderson, T. J., Aug 2012, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 132, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cues
learning
stimuli
Cognitive Processes
Language
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence of cue use and performance differences in deciphering dysarthric speech

Choe, Y. K., Liss, J., Azuma, T. & Mathy, P., Feb 2012, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 131, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intelligibility
cues
Listeners
33 Citations (Scopus)

Familiarisation conditions and the mechanisms that underlie improved recognition of dysarthric speech

Borrie, S. A., McAuliffe, M. J., Liss, J., Kirk, C., O'Beirne, G. A. & Anderson, T., Sep 2012, In : Language and Cognitive Processes. 27, 7-8, p. 1039-1055 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

listener
Learning
Phonetics
Resource Allocation
Recognition (Psychology)
33 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptual learning of dysarthric speech: A review of experimental studies

Borrie, S. A., McAuliffe, M. J. & Liss, J., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 55, 1, p. 290-305 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
learning
Dysarthria
Experimental Study
Perceptual Learning