Conference Proceedings

  1. Lian, C., Wang, T., Gu, M., Ng, M. L., Zhu, F., Wang, L., & Yan, N. (2020). Does lexical retrieval deteriorate in patients with mild cognitive impairment? Analysis of brain functional network will tell. In Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2020), 111-115.
    doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2020-2490

  2. Wang, T., Lian, C., Pan, J., Yan, Q., Zhu, F., Ng, M., Wang, L., & Yan, N. (2019, September). Towards the speech features of mild cognitive impairment: Universal evidence from structured and unstructured connected speech of Chinese. In Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2019), 3880-3884.
    doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2019-2414
  3. Wang, T., Liu, H., Wang, L., Ng, M., Li, H., & Yan, N. (2018, November). Effect of temporal lobe epilepsy on auditory-motor integration for vocal pitch regulation: Evidence from brain functional network analysis. In Proceedings of the 2019 Engineering in Medicine and Biology – Biomedical Engineering Ranging from Wellness to Intensive Care Medicine (EMBC’19), 1282-1288.
    doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2019.8856902
  4. Leung, N., Tong, E., & Ng, M. (2018, October). Vowel characteristics associated with Parkinson’s disease in Cantonese. In Movement Disorders, 33, S756-S757, Hong Kong, China.
    doi: 10.1002/mds.116
  5. Tong, E. T. S. & Ng, M. (2018, October). Effects of expiratory muscle strength training and voice therapy on Parkinsonian speech. In Movement Disorders, 33(2), S179-S180, Hong Kong, China.
    doi: 10.1002/mds.116
  6. Chan, H. F. K., Kim, H., Ng, M., & Kim, D.-Y. (2018, October). Application of Chinese version of SWAL-QOL in Parkinson’s Disease. In Movement Disorders, 33(2), S482-S483, Hong Kong, China.
    doi: 10.1002/mds.116
  7. Ng, M., Xiong, M., & Yan, N. (2018). Production of Cantonese tones using an ingressive airflow. In Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP 2018), Bandung, Indonesia.
  8. Zhang, W., Gui, X., Wang, T., Ng, M., Yang, F., Wang, L., & Yan, N. (2018). Acoustic features associated with sustained vowel and continuous speech productions by Chinese children with functional articulation disorders. In Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2018), 1696-1700.
    doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2018-1521
  9. Zhang, H., Yan, M., Wang, L., & Ng, M. (2017, December). Energy distribution analysis and nonlinear dynamical analysis of phonation in patients with Parkinson’s disease. In Proceedings of APSIPA (Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association) Annual Summit and Conference, 630-635.
    doi: 10.1109/APSIPA.2017.8282102
  10. Lai, W. W. S., & Ng, M. L. (2017, July). Perception-production link in English lexical stress acquisition among Hong Kong Cantonese learners of English. In Stem-, Spraak-en Taalpathologie, 22(Suppl.) (pp. 59), Groningen, The Netherland. (The 7th International Conference on Speech Motor Control Groningen)
  11. Chang, R. K., & Ng, M. (2017). Differences in speech motor control between bilingual and monolingual speakers – an acoustic study. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(5), 3819-3819.
    doi: 10.1121/1.4988463
  12. Chan, H. F., Kim, H. H., Kim, D. Y., & Ng, M. L. (2016, December). Chinese version of the swallow quality-of-life questionnaire (CSWAL-QOL). In Proceedings of the 5th Joint Convention of the Korean Academy of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (KASA) and the Korean Speech-Language and Hearing Association (KSHA), 340-343.
  13. Tong, E. T. S., Ng, M., & Yan, N. (2016, June). Impact of Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST) on phonatory performance in Parkinson’s patients. In Movement Disorders, 31(S2), S1-S697, Berlin, Germany.
    doi: 10.1002/mds.26688
  14. Tong, E. T. S., Ng, M., & Yan, N. (2016, June). Dopaminergic medication effect on speech in Parkinson’s disease: A kinematic study. In Movement Disorders, 31(S2), S1-S697, Berlin, Germany.
    doi: 10.1002/mds.26688
  15. Xie, S., Yan, N., Yu, P, Ng, M. L., Wang, L., & Ji, Z. (2016, September). Deep neural networks for voice quality assessment based on the GRBAS scale. In Proceedings of the Interspeech 2016, 2656-2660.
    doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2016-986
  16. Zhang, H., Chen, F., Yan, N., Wang, L., Shi, F., & Ng, M. L. (2016, September). The influence of language experience on categorical perception of vowels: Evidence from Mandarin and Korean. In Proceedings of the Interspeech 2016, 873-877.
    doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2016-887
  17. Tong, E. T. S., Ng, M., & Yan, N. (2016). The effect of expiratory muscle strength training in Cantonese speaking Parkinson’s disease patients: A pilot study. In Movement Disorders, 31(S1), S12-S100. (The Fifth Asian and Oceanian Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Congress), Manila, Philippines.
    doi: 10.1002/mds.26576
  18. Lai, W. W. S., & Ng, M. L. (2016). Different acoustic cues for emphasis in teaching English word stress to Hong Kong Cantonese ESL learners of different proficiencies. In Proceedings of 7th Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics (ExLing2016) (pp. 91-94), St. Petersburgh, Russia: International Speech Communication Association.
  19. Ng, M., Lam, K., & Chen, Y. (2016). Perception of whispered Cantonese tones. In Proceedings of the 12th Phonetic Conference of China (PCC2016) (pp. 746-750), Inner Mongolia, China.
  20. Zhang, H., Yan, N., Chen, F., Wang, L., Su, I.-F., Ng, M. (2016). The interaction of semantic and orthographic processing during Chinese sonograms recognition: An ERP study. In Proceedings of the 17th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW2016), 717-727.
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-49508-8.66
  21. Wu, J., Yu, P., Yan, N., Wang, L., Yang, X., & Ng, M. (2015, September). Energy distribution analysis and nonlinear dynamical analysis of adductor spasmodic dysphonia. In Proceedings of the Interspeech 2015, 2957-2961.
  22. Lai, W. W. S., & Ng, M. (2015). The relationship between perception and production in Cantonese ESL speakers’ English word stress acquisition. In Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Language & Linguistics (AICLL2015), 60.
  23. Yan, N., & Ng, M. (2014). Identification of accent in spoken English by Cantonese ESL speakers. In Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computer Science and Application (ICCSA2014), Sanya, China.
  24. Lai, W. W., & Ng, M. (2014). Identification of dominant cue(s) for the perception of English word stress by Cantonese ESL speakers. In Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Phonetic Research and Language Learning (ICPRLL) & English Phonetic Conference in China (EPCC), Changsha, China: Hunan University.
  25. Yu, S., Lee, T., & Ng, M. (2014, September). Surface electromyographic activity of non-laryngeal neck muscles in Cantonese tone production. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP2014), 304-307.
    doi: 10.1109/ISCSLP.2014.6936661
  26. Yu, P., Wang, Z., Liu, S., Yan, N., Wang, L., & Ng, M. (2014). Multidimensional acoustic analysis for voice quality assessment based on the GRBAS scale. In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing 2014, 321-325.
    doi: 10.1109/ISCSLP.2014.6936628
  27. Liu, S., Yan, N., Ng, M., Wang, L., & Wang, Z. (2014). Multidimensional acoustic analysis for evaluation of voice quality of unilateral vocal fold paralysis. In Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Information Science and Technology (pp. 706-709). Washington, DC: IEEE.
    doi: 10.1109/ICIST.2014.6920575
  28. Lai, W. W., & Ng, M. (2014). The use of acoustics-based teaching software in Hong Kong Cantonese ESL speakers’ learning of English word stress production. In L. G. Chova, A. L. Martínez, I. C. Torres (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN14) (pp. 5773-5781). Barcelona, Spain: IATED Academy.
  29. Lai, W. W., & Ng, M. (2014). English donor words and equivalent Cantonese loanwords pronounced by Hong Kong Cantonese ESL learners – implications for teaching English word stress. In A. Ç. İlhan, A İşman, C. Birol, A. Eskicumali (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Teacher Education Conference (ITEC) (pp. 19-28). Dubai: United Arab Emirates, International Teacher Education Conference.
  30. Liu, X., Yan, N., Wang, L., Ng, M., & Wu, X. (2013). An interactive speech training system with virtual reality articulation for Mandarin-m speaking hearing impaired children. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA) (pp. 191-196). Washington, DC: IEEE.
    doi: 10.1109/ICInfA.2013.6720294
  31. Chan, C.-F., Yu, S., Lee, T., Ng, M., & Sung, J. K. K. (2013, August). Investigation of pitch-related activities in surface electromyography (SEMG) of non-laryngeal neck muscles. In Proceedings of the 6th World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers (WACBE) (pp. 431-439). Pittsburgh, PA: WACBE.
  32. Yan, N., Wang, L., & Ng, M. (2013). Acoustical analysis of voices produced by Cantonese patients of unilateral vocal fold paralysis. In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC) (pp. 1-5). Washington, DC: IEEE.
    doi: 10.1109/ICSPCC.2013.6664001
  33. Yan, N., Ng, M., Chan, E. K., Wang, D., & Liao, C. (2012). Vocal fold vibratory differences associated with different professional singing voices – An electroglottographic analysis. In E. Cambouropoulos, C. Tsougras, P. Mavromatis, K. Pastiadis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC)
and 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) (pp. 1150-1153). Thessaloniki, Greece: Copy City Thessaloniki.
  34. Yan, N., Ng, M., Chan, E. K., & Liao, C. (2012). Vocal tract dimensional characteristics of professional male singers with different singing voice types. In E. Cambouropoulos, C. Tsougras, P. Mavromatis, K. Pastiadis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC)
and 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) (pp. 1154-1155). Thessaloniki, Greece: Copy City Thessaloniki.
  35. Wang, D., Yan, N., & Ng, M. (2012). Effect of augmented auditory feedback on pitch production accuracy in singing. In E. Cambouropoulos, C. Tsougras, P. Mavromatis, K. Pastiadis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC)
and 8th Triennial Conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) (pp. 1116-1119). Thessaloniki, Greece: Copy City Thessaloniki.
  36. Yan, N., Ng, M., Wang, D., Chan, V., & Zhang, L. (2011). Nonlinear dynamics of voices in esophageal phonation. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC ’11) (pp. 2732-2735). Washington, DC: IEEE.
    doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6090749
  37. Poon, M., & Ng, M. (2011). Contribution of voice fundamental frequency and formants to the identification of speaker’s gender. In Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII) (pp. 1630-1633). Hong Kong, China.
    Retrieved from: https://www.icphs2011.hk/resources/OnlineProceedings/RegularSession/Poon/Poon.pdf
  38. Tong, E., & Ng, M. (2011). Interaction between lexical tone and labial movement in Cantonese bilabial plosive production. In Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII) (pp. 2014-2017). Hong Kong, China.
    Retrieved from: https://www.icphs2011.hk/resources/OnlineProceedings/RegularSession/Tong/Tong.pdf
  39. Ng, M. (2010). Air pressure and airflow differences between esophageal and tracheoesophageal speech of Cantonese. In Proceedings of the 9th Phonetics Conference of China (PCC2010) (pp. 42). Tianjin, China.
  40. Ng, M., & Chen, Y. (2010). Comparison of vocal characteristics between Cantonese and English produced by Cantonese-English bilingual adult speakers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128, 2475.
    doi: 10.1121/1.3508870
  41. Chen, Y., & Ng, M. (2010). Examination of coarticulation features in Mandarin tone productions using locus equation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128, 2288.
    doi: 10.1121/1.3508026
  42. Ng, M. (2008). Vowel production by Cantonese alaryngeal speakers. In Proceedings of the 8th Phonetic Conference of China (PCC 2008) and International Symposium on Phonetic Frontiers (pp. 32). Beijing, China.
  43. Sadaka, J., & Ng, M. (2007). A preliminary investigation of voice onset time associated with Turkish stops. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 121, 3169.
    doi: 10.1121/1.4782283
  44. Sadaka, J., & Ng, M. (2006). Pronunciation of English vowels of native Turkish speakers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119, 3423.
    doi: 10.1121/1.4786857
  45. 吴民华,刘汉军(2006)。食道语发声与正常声带发声的嗓音起始时间(Voice Onset Time)比较。第七届中国语音学学术会议暨语音学前沿问题国际论坛,北京。
  46. Ng, M., & Liu, H. (2006). Effect of tone on voice onset time in laryngeal and esophageal speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119, 3303.
    doi: 10.1121/1.4786269
  47. Ng, M., & Liu, H. (2006). A comparison of VOT characteristics between laryngeal and esophageal speakers. In Proceedings of the 7th Phonetic Conference of China (PCC 2006) and International Forum on Phonetic Frontiers (pp. 113-114). Beijing China.
  48. Chen, Y., & Ng, M. (2005). Examination of voicing onset time during Mandarin tone productions. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117, 2459.
    doi: 10.1121/1.4787240
  49. Ng, M., & Liu, H. (2005). Voice onset time in Mandarin esophageal speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117, 2572.
    doi: 10.1121/1.4788574
  50. Vila, J., & Ng, M. (2003, June). A comparison between a multisensory and unisensory training approach in accent reduction. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, e-Business, and Applications (CSITeA’03) (pp. 571-574), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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