Publications

Journal papers

  • Green, P. D., Khan, Z., Creer, S. M. and Cunningham, S. P. (2011) Reconstructing the voice of an individual following Laryngectomy. Augmentative and Alternative Communication 27(1):61-66.
  • Creer, S. M., Green, P. D. and Cunningham, S. P. (2009) Voice banking, Advances in clinical neuroscience and rehabilitation, 9(2) May/June: 16-17.
  • Hawley, M.S., Enderby, P., Green, P.D., Cunningham, S.P., Brownsell, S. Carmichael, J., Parker, M., Hatzis, A., O’Neill, P., and Palmer, R. (2007) A speech-controlled environmental control system for people with severe dysarthria, Medical Engineering & Physics, 29(5):586-93.
  • Palmer, R. and Enderby, P. (2007) Methods of speech therapy treatment for stable dysarthria: a review, Advances in Speech-Language Pathology, 9(2): 140-153.
  • Palmer, R., Enderby, P. and Hawley, M. (2007) Addressing the needs of speakers with longstanding dysarthria: computerized and traditional therapy compared, International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 42(S1): 61-79.
  • Parker, M., Cunningham, S.P., Enderby, P., Hawley, M.S., and Green, P.D. (2006) Automatic speech recognition and training for severely dysarthric users of assistive technology – The STARDUST project, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 20(2-3):149-156.
  • Palmer, R., Enderby, P., and Cunningham, S.P. (2004) The effect of three practice conditions on the consistency of chronic dysarthric speech, Journal of Medical Speech and Language Pathology, 12:183-189.
  • Hawley, M.S., (2002) Speech Recognition as an Input to Electronic Assistive Technology, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65(1):15 - 20.

Book chapters

  • Creer, S. M., Green, P. D, Cunningham, S. P. and Yamagishi, J. (2010) Building personalised synthetic voices for individuals with dysarthria using the HTS toolkit. In J. W. Mullennix and S. E. Stern, (eds.) Computer Synthesised Speech: tools for aiding impairment, Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global. Chapter 6: 92-115.
  • Hawley, M.S., Green, P., Enderby, P., Cunningham, S. and Moore, R. (2005) Speech technology for e-inclusion of people with physical disability and disordered speech. International Conference on Gerontechnology, Japan, May 2005.
  • Hawley, M.S., Enderby, P., Green, P.D., Brownsell, S., Hatzis, A., Parker, M., Carmichael, J., Cunningham, S.P., O'Neill, P., Palmer, R. (2003) “STARDUST; Speech Training And Recognition for Dysarthric Users of Assistive Technology” In Assistive Technology – Shaping the Future, ed. Craddock et al., IOS Press, 2003: pp 959-964.

Books

  • Enderby, P. and Palmer, R. (2007) Frenchay Dysarthria Assessment (2nd Edition) Proed Texas

Conference papers

  • Creer, S. M., Green, P. D., Cunningham, S. P. and Fatema, K. (2009) Personalising synthetic voices for individuals with progressive speech loss: judging speaker similarity. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2009: 1427-1430.
  • Hawley, M., Cunningham, S., Cardinaux, F., Coy, A., O'Neill, P., Seghal, S. and Enderby, P. "Challenges in developing a voice input voice output communication aid for people with severe dysarthria", in Proc. AAATE 2007, San Sebastian, Spain, October 2007.
    Published in
    Eizmendi, G., Azkoitia, J.M. and Craddock, G.M. (2007) Challenges for Assistive Technology, IOS Press: Amsterdam, NL: 363-367.
    WINNER OF BEST PAPER AWARD
  • Hawley, M.S., Enderby, P., Green, P., Cunningham, S., Palmer, R., "Development of a voice-input voice-output communication aid (VIVOCA) for people with severe dysarthria", in Lecture Notes on Computer Science, Zagler et al. (eds), Proc. ICCHP 2006, Springer-Verlag 2006.
  • Moore, R.K. & Cunningham, S.P. "Plasticity in systems for automatic speech recognition", in Proc. ISCA Workshop on Plasticity in Speech Perception 2005, June 2005, London, UK: 109-112.
  • Hawley M.S., Green P.D., Enderby P., Cunningham S.P. and Moore R.K. "Speech technology for e-inclusion of people with physical disabilities and disordered speech", in Proc. of Interspeech 2005, September 2005, Lisbon, Portugal: 445-448.
  • Wan, V. and Carmichael, J.N. "Polynomial Dynamic Time Warping Kernel Support Vector Machines for Dysarthric Speech Recognition with Sparse Training Data" in: Proceedings of Interspeech 2005, September 2005, Lisbon, Portugal: 3321-3324.
  • Carmichael, J.N., Green, P.D "Revisiting Dysarthria Assessment Intelligibility Metrics", in Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP), October 2004, Jeju, South Korea: 742-745.
  • Green, P., Carmichael, J., Hatzis, A., Enderby, P., Hawley, M.S. and Parker M., "Automatic Speech Recognition with Sparse Training Data for Dysarthric Speakers", in Proc. 8th European Conference on Speech Communication Technology (Eurospeech) 2003, Geneva, Switzerland: 1189-1192.
  • Carmichael, J.N., Green, P.D., “Devising a System of Computerised Metrics for the Frenchay Dysarthria Assessment Intelligibility Tests” in Proceedings of the Inaugural University of Cambridge First Postgraduate Conference in Language Research, 2003: 413-420.

PhD Theses

  • Creer, S.M., Personalising synthetic voices for individuals with severe speech impairment, PhD thesis, University of Sheffield, August 2009.
  • Carmichael, J.N., Introducing Objective Acoustic Metrics for the Frenchay Dysarthria Assessment Procedure, PhD thesis, Univ. of Sheffield, August 2007.