Lay Language Papers
171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Salt Lake City, Utah
23-27 May, 2016
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3pAB4 – Automatic classification of fish sounds for environmental purposes
The work these researchers present is about automatically monitoring fish populations using audio recordings.
4pMU4 – How Well Can a Human Mimic the Sound of a Trumpet?
Man-made musical instruments are sometimes designed or played to mimic the human voice, and likewise vocalists try to mimic the sounds of man-made instruments
1pSC26 – Acoustics and Perception of Charisma in Bilingual English-Spanish
Charisma is the set of leadership characteristics, such as vision, emotions, and dominance used by leaders to share beliefs, persuade listeners and achieve goals.
3aBA1 – Ultrasound-Mediated Drug Targeting to Tumors: Revision of Paradigms Through Intravital Imaging
During the last decade, progress in nanomedicine has enabled tumor-targeted delivery of anticancer drugs via their encapsulation in tiny carriers called nanoparticles.
3aBA – Using Ultrasound to Deliver Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
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2aMU4 – Yelling vs. Screaming in Operatic and Rock Singing
In the operatic singing tradition, men sing primarily in chest voice while women sing primarily in their head voice.
2aMU5 – Do people find vocal fry in popular music expressive?
Researchers analyze whether listeners’ ratings of a singer’s expressivity in musical samples were affected by the presence of vocal fry
2aPA8 – Taming Tornadoes: Controlled Trapping and Rotation with Acoustic Vortices
A Vortex beam is analogous to a tornado of sound which is hollow in the middle and spirals about a central axis, the particles get trapped in the calm eye of the tornado.
1aPP44 – What’s That Noise? The Effect of Hearing Loss and Tinnitus on Soldiers Using Military Headsets
This study looked at speech recognition of words presented over headsets and measured listeners
2aAAa7 – Gunshot recordings from a criminal incident: who shot first?
Is it possible to analyze a forensic audio recording containing gunshot sounds to discern useful forensic evidence?
2aBAa7 – Ultrasonic “Soft Touch” for Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Breast cancer remains the first cause of death among American women under the age of 60.
5aMU5 – Guitar String Sound Retrieved from Moving Pixels
The aim of this study was to develop a method of visual recording and analyzing the vibrations of guitar strings using high-speed cameras and dedicated video processing algorithms.
3pSC10 – Does increasing the playback speed of men’s and women’s voices reduce their intelligibility by the same amount?
data suggest that female speech might be more affected by distortion like background noise than male speech
2aSC7 – Effects of aging on speech breathing
Our study attempted to identify the normal speech and respiratory changes that accompany aging in healthy individuals.
1pAA6 – Listening for solutions to a speech intelligibility problem
In recent years, “steerable column arrays” have become available, which are tall but narrow, allowing them to better blend into the architectural design.
5aSCb17 – Pronunciation differences: Gender and ethnicity in Southern English
This study is particularly focused, not on the large difference between sounds like [t] and [d], but on how speakers produce the smaller differences between different [d] pronunciations.
2aBAa5 – Sound Waves Helps Assess Bone Condition
Annually, approximately fifty percent of the 550,000 premature newborn infants in the United States suffer from bone metabolism related disorders
1aAA4 – Optimizing the signal to noise ratio in classrooms using passive acoustics
Existing acoustical designs and products have not evolved to incorporate the current state-of-the-art and the result is classrooms that are failing to meet their intended goals
3pID2 – The Sound of the Sacred: The State of the Art in Worship Space Acoustics
the acoustic environment is paramount in the sacred place – the worship space – and thoughtful design is required to achieve a worship experience full of awe and wonder.
3aAB7 – Construction Noise Impact on Wild Birds
In this work, a quantitative method for evaluating the impact of noise on wild birds is proposed.
2pSAa8 – A Study on a Sound Extinguisher Using Sound Lens
When the sound extinguisher produces low frequency sound of 100Hz, its vibration energy touches the flame, scatters its membrane, and then blocks the influx of oxygen, so the flame goes down.
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