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Khalil Iskarous

Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Contact Information
E-mail: kiskarou@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-9197
Office: GFS 301

 

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

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.
Iskarous, K., McDonough, J., Whalen, D. (2012). A gestural account of the velar fricative in Navajo. Laboratory Phonology. Vol. 3 (1)
McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., Iskarous, K. (2011). Acoustic and perceptual description of vowels in a speaker with aglossia. Communication Disorders Quarterly.
Iskarous, K. R., Shadle, C., Proctor, M. (2011). Articulatory-acoustic kinematics: The production of American English /s/. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 129 (2), pp. 944-954. PubMed Web Address
Iskarous, K. R., Kavitskaya, D. (2010). The Interaction between Contrast, Prosody, and Coproduction in the Structuring of Phonetic Variability. Journal of Phonetics. Vol. 38, pp. 625-639. PubMed Web Address
Iskarous, K. R. (2010). Vowel constrictions are recoverable from formants. Journal of Phonetics. Vol. 38, pp. 375-387. PubMed Web Address
Iskarous, K. R., Nam, H. (2010). Perception of articulatory dynamics from acoustic signatures. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 127, pp. 3717-­-3728. PubMed Web Address
Iskarous, K. R., Fowler, C., Whalen, D. H. (2010). Locus equations are an acoustic expression of articulator synergy. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 127, pp. 2021-­2032. PubMed Web Address
Proctor, M., Iskarous, K. R., Shadle, C. (2010). Pharyngeal articulation differences in voiced and voiceless fricatives. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 127, pp. 1507-1518. PubMed Web Address
 

Honors and Awards

Fulbright Award, Distinguished Fulbright Visiting Chair at The Center for Research on Language Mind, and Brain, McGill University, 2010-2011   
 
 
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