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Publications, Reports, and Presentations


Selected Publications


Kim, M., Cao, B., Mau, T., & Wang, J. (In press). Speaker-independent silent speech recognition from flesh point articulatory movements using LSTM neural network, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing.

Kim, M., Kim, Y., Yoo, J.,
Wang, J., & Kim, H. (2017). Regularized speaker adaptation of KL-HMM for dysarthric speech recognition, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering, 25(9): 1581-1591.
 
Kim, M.,
Cao, B., Mau, T., & Wang, J. (2017). Multiview representation learning via deep CCA for silent speech recognition, Interspeech, 2769-2773.

Cao, B., Kim, M., van Santen, J., Mau, T., & Wang, J. (2017). Integrating articulatory information into deep learning-based text-to-speech synthesis, Interspeech, 254-258.

Allison, K., Yunusova, Y., Campbell, T., Wang, J., Berry, J., Green, J. (2017). The diagnostic utility of patient-report and speech-language pathologists’ ratings for detecting the early onset of bulbar symptoms due to ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, 18(5-6):358-366.


Katz, W., Mehta, S., Wood, M., & Wang, J. (2017). Using electromagnetic articulography with a tongue lateral sensor to discriminate manner of articulation, The Journal of the Acoustic Society of America, 141(1), EL57-EL63.

Wang, J., Kim, M., Hernandez-Mulero, A. H., Heitzman, D., & Ferrari, P. (2017). Towards decoding speech production from single-trial Magnetoencephalography (MEG) signals, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 3036-3040.
 
Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Hu, B., Jin, H., Wang, J., Keogh E. (2017). Generalizing dynamic time warping to the multi-dimensional case requires an adaptive approach, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 31(1), 1-31.

Wang, J., Kothalkar, P., Kim, M., Yunusova, Y., Campbell, T., Heitzman, D., & Green, J. R. (2016). Predicting intelligible speaking rate of individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis from a small number of speech acoustic and articulatory samples, ACL/ISCA Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, 91-97.

Cao, B., Kim, M., Mau T., & Wang, J. (2016). Recognizing whispered speech produced by an individual with surgically reconstructed larynx using articulatory movement data, ACL/ISCA Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, 80-86.

Kim, M., Wang, J., & Kim, H. (2016). Dysarthric speech recognition using Kullback-Leibler divergence-based hidden Markov model, Interspeech, 2671-2675.

Wang, J., Kothalkar, P. V., Cao, B., Heitzman, D. (2016). Towards automatic detection of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis from speech acoustic and articulatory samples, Interspeech, 1195-1199.


Rong, P., Yunusova, Y., Wang, J., Zinman, L., Pattee, G. L.,  Berry, J. D., Perry, B.,  & Green, J. R. (2016).  Predicting speech intelligibility decline in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis based on the deterioration of individual speech subsystems, PLOS ONE, 11(5): e0154971, 1-19.

Balasubramanian, A., Wang, J., Balakrishnan, P. (2016). Discovering multidimensional motifs in physiological signals for personalized healthcare, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 10(5): 832:841.

Wang, J., Samal., A., Rong, P., & Green, J. R. (2016).  An optimal set of flesh points on tongue and lips for speech-movement classification, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 59, 15-26.

Wang, J.
, Hahm, S., & Mau, T. (2015). Determining an optimal set of flesh points on tongue, lips, and jaw for continuous silent speech recognition, ACL/ISCA Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, 79-85.

Hahm, S., Heitzman, D., & Wang, J. (2015). Recognizing dysarthric speech due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with across-speaker articulatory normalization, ACL/ISCA Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, 47-54.

Wang, J.
  & Hahm, S. (2015). Speaker-independent silent speech recognition with across-speaker articulatory normalization and speaker adaptive training, Interspeech, 2415-2419.
 
Hahm, S. & Wang, J. (2015). Parkinson’s condition estimation using speech acoustic and inversely mapped articulatory data, Interspeech, 513-517.
 
Begum, N., Ulanova, L., Wang, J., Keogh, E. (2015). Accelerating dynamic time warping clustering with a novel admissible pruning strategy, ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 49-58.


Hahm, S. & Wang, J. (2015). Silent speech recognition from articulatory movements using deep neural network, Proc. of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, no. 0524, 1-5.


Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Wang, J., & Keogh, E. (2015). On the non-trivial generalization of dynamic time warping to the multi-dimensional case, SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, 289-297.

Rong, P., Yunusova, Y., Wang, J. , & Green, J. R. (2015). Predicting early bulbar decline in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A speech subsystem approach, Behavioral Neurology, no. 183027, 1-11.

Wang, J.,
Katz, W., & Campbell, T. F. (2014). Contribution of tongue lateral to consonant production, Interspeech, 174-178.

Katz, W., Campbell, T. F., Wang, J., Farrar, E., Eubanks, C., Balasubramanian, A., Prabhakaran, B. & Rennaker, R. (2014). Opti-Speech: A real-time, 3D visual feedback system for speech training, Interspeech,1174-1178.

Wang, J., Samal, A., & Green, J. R. (2014). Across-speaker articulatory normalization for speaker-independent silent speech recognition, Interspeech, 1179-1183.

Wang, J., Samal, A., & Green, J. R. (2014). Preliminary test of a real-time, interactive silent speech interface based on electromagnetic articulograph, ACL/ISCA Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, 38-45. [Demo]

Wang, J.
, Green, J. R., Samal, A., & Yunusova, Y. (2013). Articulatory distinctiveness of vowels and consonants: A data-driven approach, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 1539-1551.

Yunusova, Y., Rosenthal, J. S., Green, J. R., Rong, P., Wang, J.,& Zinman, L. (2013). Detection of bulbar ALS using a comprehensive speech assessment battery, Proc. of the 8th International Workshop on Models and Analysis of Vocal Emissions for Biomedical Applications, 217-220.

Green, J. R., Yunusova, Y., Kuruvilla, M. S., Wang, J., Pattee, G. L., Synhorst, L., Zinman, L., & Berry, J. D. (2013). Bulbar and speech motor assessment in ALS: Challenges and future directions, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, 14, 494-500.

Wang, J., Balasubramanian, A., Mojica de La Vega, L.,  Green, J. R., Samal, A., & Prabhakaran, B. (2013). Word recognition from continuous articulatory movement time-series data using symbolic representations, ACL/ISCA Interspeech Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, 119-127.

Green, J. R., Wang, J., Wilson, D. L. (2013). SMASH: A tool for articulatory data processing and analysis, Interspeech, 1331-35.

Wang, J., Green, J. R., & Samal, A. (2013). Individual articulator's contribution to phoneme production, Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Vancouver, Canada, 7785-89.

Wang, J., Samal, A., Green, J. R., & Rudzicz, F. (2012). Whole-word recognition from articulatory movements for silent speech interfaces, Interspeech, 1327-30.

Wang, J.
, Samal, A., Green, J. R., & Rudzicz, F. (2012). Sentence recognition from articulatory movements for silent speech interfaces, Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 4985-88.

Yunusova, Y., Green, J. R., Greenwood, L., Wang, J., Pattee, G. L., & Zinman, L. (2012). Tongue movements and their acoustic consequences in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica (International Journal of Phoniatrics, Speech Therapy and Communication Pathology), 64(2):94-102.

Wang, J., Green, J. R., Samal, A., & Marx, D. B. (2011). Quantifying articulatory distinctiveness of vowels, Interspeech, 277-280.

Yunusova, Y., Green, J. R., Wang, J., Pattee, G., & Zinman, L. (2011). A protocol for comprehensive assessment of bulbar (speech) dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), 48.
 
Wang, J., Green, J. R., Samal, A., & Carrell, T. D. (2010). Vowel recognition from continuous articulatory movements for speaker-dependent applications, Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, 1-7.

Wang, J., Samal, A., Green, J. R., & Carrell, T. D. (2009). Vowel recognition from articulatory position time-series data, Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, 1-6.



Technical Report

Balasubramanian, A., Wang, J., & Prabhakaran, B. (2014). Multidimensional Motif Discovery in Physiological and Biomedical Time Series Data (UTDCS-03-14). Dallas, TX: Dept. of Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas.
 




Conference Abstracts or Presentations

Wang, J.
, Kim, M., Hernandez-Mulero, A., Heitzman, D., Ferrari, P. (2017). Mapping Non-Invasive Brain Activity (MEG) Signals to Spoken Phrases, the 7th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Groningen, the Netherlands, July 5-8. (Best Poster Award)

Purdum, K., Teplansky, K., Mau, T., & Wang, J. (2017). Duration and Tongue Motion Distance Analysis of Vocal, Whispered, and Silent Speech, UT Dallas PACE poster symposium, May 31.

Teplansky, K., Raja, S., Yunusova, Y., Green, J. R., Campbell, T., Heitzman, D, & Wang, J. (2017). Changes of 3D Acceleration of Tongue and Lip Movements in Individuals with ALS, UT Dallas PACE poster symposium, May 31.

Raja, S., Teplansky, K., Yunusova, Y., Green, J. R., Campbell, T., Heitzman, D, & Wang, J. (2017). Longitudinal Analysis of Tongue and Lip Motion Range and Distance in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, UT Dallas PACE poster symposium, May 31.

Kim, M., Ferrari, P., Heitzman, D., Hernandez-Mulero, A., Wang, J. (2017). Decoding Speech Production from MEG Signals for BCI-Based Communication, International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, Shanghai, China, May 25-28.

Wang, J.
, Kothalkar, P., Herndon, B., Cao, B., & Heitzman, D. (2016). Mobile Technology towards Automatic Detection of Early-Stage ALS from Short Speech Samples, the 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND, Dublin, Ireland, Dec 7-9.

Allison, K. M., Yunusova, Y, Wang, J., & Green, J. R. (2016). Perceptual, instrumental, and self-detection of early bulbar changes in ALS, the 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND, Dublin, Ireland, Dec 7-9.

Kothalkar, P., Cao, B., Heitzman, D., & Wang, J. (2016). Towards automatic detection of early amyotrophic lateral sclerosis from short speech samples, ASHA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 17-19.

Wang J.
, Hahm, S, & Mau, T. (2016).
Speaker-independent, open-vocabulary silent speech recognition for assisting laryngectomee’s speech communication,
Conference on Motor Speech, Newport Beach, CA.

Wang, J.,
Thomas, A., Mueller, J., Campbell, T., & Heitzman, D. (2015). Longitudinal articulatory vowel space changes in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Denver, CO.

Hahm, S., Heitzman, D., & Wang, J. (2015). Automatic speech recognition for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis using articulatory data, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Denver, CO.

Mueller, J., Wang, J., Campbell, T. (2015). Meeting the Individualized Augmentative Communication Needs for Patients With ALS: A Case Description, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Denver, CO.

Wang, J.
(2015). Silent speech interface: A novel tool for speaking without voice, The Annual Texas Laryngectomee Association Conference, Austin, TX, Feb 27 - Mar 01.

Wang, J., Katz, W. F., & Campbell, T. F. (2014). Classifying consonants from articulatory data with a lateral EMA sensor, ASHA Convention, Orlando, FL, Nov. 20-22.

Wang J.
, Deane, J., & Mau, T. (2014). Real-time silent speech interface for enhancing impaired oral communication, The 41st Neural Interfaces Conference, Dallas, TX, June 23-25.

Katz, W., Wang J., & Mehta, S. (2014). Using lateral sensors in flesh-point tracking of /l/ and /ɹ/ in American English, The 167th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, Rhode Island, May 5-9.

Mehta, S., Wang J., & Katz, W. (2014). Tense/lax discrimination in articulatory vowel space: Evidence from electromagnetic articulography, The 167th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, Rhode Island, May 5-9.

Wang J.
, Green, J. R., & Samal, A. (2014).
A real-time, interactive silent speech interface based on Electromagnetic Articulograph,

Conference on Motor Speech, Sarasota, FL.

Wolter, J., Farquharson K., Vanderveen, N., Wang, J., & Hogan, T. (2014). Orthographic probability and neighborhood density across development using the Child Orthographic Probability calculator, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM, July 16-19.

Wang, J., Green, J. R., Samal, A., & Yunusova, Y. (2013). Individual articulators' contribution to vowel production by persons with ALS, ASHA Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Wang, J., Green, J. R., Samal, A., Yunusova, Y., Kuruvilla, M. S., Pattee, G. L., & Boney, T. (2012). Articulatory and acoustic vowel space changes in early ALS, ASHA Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Green, J. R., Yunusova, Y., Pattee, G., Zinman, L., Kuruvilla, M., Wang, J., & Falikowski, M. (2012). Bulbar motor deterioration in ALS, the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, New Orleans, LA.

Wang, J.
, Green, J. R., Samal, A., Yunusova, Y., & Kuruvilla, M. S. (2012). Stage-based progression of articulatory performances in early ALS, Conference on Motor Speech, Santa Rosa, CA.

Wang, J., Samal, A., Green, J. R., & Rudzicz, F. (2012). Sentence recognition from articulatory movements for silent speech interfaces, Conference on Motor Speech, Santa Rosa, CA.

Wiegert, R. G., Kuruvilla, M. S., Hogan, T. P., Wang, J., & Green, J. R. (2012). Effect of phoneme frequency and age of acquisition on tongue movement variability. University of Nebraska – Lincoln Research Fair.

Wang, J., Green, J. R., Samal, A., & Carrell, T. D. (2010). Recognizing continuously produced vowels from articulatory movements, Conference on Motor Speech, Savannah, GA.

Yunusova, Y., Green, J. R., Wang, J., Lingham, A. (2010). Jerk-cost and other motor indices of disease progression in ALS, Conference on Motor Speech, Savannah, GA.

Wang, J., Green, J. R., Samal, A., & Carrell, T. D. (2009). Vowel recognition from articulatory position time-series data, The 157th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Portland, OR. Abstract published in Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 125, 2498.



Recent Invited Talks

UT Southwestern Medical Center, ANSIL Lab Seminar, April, 2017
UT Dallas Callier Center FLASH seminar,  January, 2017
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Neural Circuits Interest Group, Dallas, TX, Oct 2016
The Joint Meeting of the International Association of Larygnectomees and the Texas Laryngectomees Association, Dallas, TX, Jun 23-26, 2016
UT Dallas Bioengineering PhD Seminar - Spring 2016,  Feb 2016.