Khalil Iskarous, Ph.D.

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Senior Scientist
3601 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1693
213.740.9197

kiskarou@usc.edu

Education

Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Research Scientist, Haskins Laboratories, 2001-2010 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Laboratory Phonology, Motor Control, Hydrostatic Skeletons, Experimental Methods in Linguistics, Endangered Languages

Research Keywords

Laboratory Phonology, Motor Control, Hydrostatic Skeletons, Experimental Methods in Linguistics, Endangered Languages

Research Specialties

Laboratory Phonology, Motor Control, Computational Linguistics, Hydrostatic Skeletons, Experimental Methods in Linguistics, Endangered Languages

Funded Research

Contracts and Grants Awarded

Dynamical Principles of Animal Movement (National Science Foundation), Khalil Iskarous, Andrew Gracey, $973,963, 2012-2013

Publications

Book Chapter 

Iskarous, K. R. (2011). Articulatory-­-Acoustic Relations. The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology, Chapter 18.

Fowler, C., Iskarous, K. R. (2011). Speech Production and Perception. (Vol. 4). Wiley Handbook of Psychology.

Journal Article

Chen, W., Chang, Y., Iskarous, K. (2015). Vowel coarticulation: Landmark statistics measure vowel aggression. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Noiray, A., Iskarous, K., Whalen, D. (2014). Variability in English vowels in comprable in articulation and acoustics. Laboratory Phonology. Vol. 5 (2), pp. 271-288.

Nam, H., Mooshammer, C., Iskarous, K., Whalen, D. (2013). Hearing Tongue Loops: Perceptual Sensitivity to Acoustic Signatures of Articulatory Dynamics. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Iskarous, K., Mooshammer, C., Hoole, P., Recasens, D., Shadle, C. H., Saltzman, E., Whalen, D. H. (2013). The Coarticulation/Invariance Scale: Mutual Information as a measure of coarticulation resistance, motor synergy, and articulatory invariance. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Lammert, A., Goldstein, L., Narayanan, S., Iskarous, K. (2012). Statistical methods for estimation of direct and differential kinematics of the vocal tract. Speech Communication. Corrected Proofs

Noiray, A., Menard, L., Iskarous, K. (2012). The Development of Motor Synergies in Children: Ultrasound and Acoustic Measurements. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.