Haskins Laboratories

The Science of the Spoken and Written Word

Elliot Saltzman, Ph.D.

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Address: 
Sargent College Of Allied Health Professionals 635 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, Massachusetts 02215
617.353.7494

esaltz@bu.edu

Affiliation

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
Boston University, Dept. of Physical Therapy

Senior Scientist, Haskins Laboratories

Contact

Sargent College Of Allied Health Professionals
635 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, Massachusetts 02215 
esaltz@bu.edu
617.353.7494           

Education

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1979, Developmental Psychology, PhD 1979
Harvard College, Cambridge, MA 1970, Psychology, AB, 1970

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Nonlinear dynamics of sensorimotor coordination and control in limb, torso, and speech articulators; Relative timing patterns among functional units of action; Coupling between action and perception, with emphasis on graph-dynamic and parameter-dynamic processes.

Ghosh, P. K., Narayanan, S. S., Divenyi, P., Goldstein, L., & Saltzman, E. (2009). Estimation of articulatory gesture patterns from speech acoustics. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Spoken Language (Interspeech 2008), Brighton, UK. Pp. 2803-2806.

Mitra, V., Nam, H., Espy-Wilson, C., Saltzman, E., & Goldstein, L. (2009). Noise robustness of tract variables and their application to speech recognition. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Spoken Language (Interspeech 2008), Brighton, UK.  Pp. 2759-2762.

Nam, H., Goldstein, L., & Saltzman, E. (2009). Self-organization of syllable structure: a coupled oscillator model. In F. Pellegrino, E. Ma rsico, & I. Chitoran, (Eds.). Approaches to phonological complexity. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Zhuang, X., Nam, H., Hasegawa-Johnson, M., Goldstein, L., & Saltzman, E. (2009). Articulatory phonological code for word classification. In Proceedings of the 10 th International Conference on Spoken Language (Interspeech 2008), Brighton, UK. Pp. 2763-2766.

Eldridge, M., Saltzman, E., & Lahav, A., (in press). Seeing what you hear: Visual feedback improves pitch recognition. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology.