R&D Reports

  • J. Bernstein, R. Frantz, & C. Frederick (2013) “Tablet-based next-generation ELD assessment to standards“. Presented at CERA: California Education Research Association meeting, Dec., Anaheim.
  • J. Bernstein, O. Todic, K. Neumeyer, K. Schultz, & L. Zhao1 (2013) “Young Children’s Performance on Self-administered iPad Language Activities“. SLaTE 2013 – Grenoble, France – Proceedings, U. Grenoble. 24-25.
  • J. Balogh, J. Bernstein, J. Cheng, A. Van Moere, B. Townshend, & M. Suzuki (2012) “Validation of automated scoring of oral reading”. Educational & Psychological Measurement, 72(3), pp. 435-452.
  • J. Bernstein (2012) “Computer Scoring of Spoken Responses”. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1044
  • J. Bernstein, A. Van Moere & J. Cheng (2010) “Validating automated speaking tests”, Language Testing 27(3) 355–377.
  • J. Bernstein & E. Rosenfeld (2012) “Evaluating an Automatic Speech-to-Speech Interpreter in Context“. 146th meeting: Acoustical Society of America, Kansas City, October 2012, paper 4pSC17.
  • J. Bernstein (2008) “Logic and Validation of a Fully Automatic Spoken English Test”, chapter 8 in V.M. Holland & F.P. Fisher, (Eds.) Speech Technologies for Language Learning. Lisse, NL: Swets & Zeitlinger.
  • J. Bernstein& M. Suzuki (2008) Versant™ Arabic Test: Test Description and Validation Summary. Available at http://www.ordinate.com/technology/validation.jsp
  • J. Balogh & J. Bernstein (2007) “Workable Models of Standard Performance in English and Spanish”. Diversity and Universals in Language, Stanford, California: CSLI.
  • J. Balogh, J. Strucker, & J. Bernstein (2005) “Predictors of Reading Fluency”. Paper at the 12th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.
  • E. Rosenfeld, B. Townshend, I. Barbier & J. Bernstein (2004) “An Automatically Scored Spoken Spanish Test & its relation to OPIs”. Paper at the 30th annual conference of the International Association for Education Assessment, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • J. Bernstein, S. White, B. Townshend & I. Barbier (2004) “Measures of oral reading fluency”. Paper at the 11th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.
  • E. Rosenfeld, D. Massaro & J. Bernstein (2003). “Automatic analysis of vocal manifestations of apparent mood or affect”. Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on Models and Analysis of Vocal Emissions for Biomedical Applications (pp.5-8). Firenze, Italy: Firenze University Press.
  • J. Bernstein & I. Barbier (2001) “Design and development parameters for a rapid automatic screening test for prospective simultaneous interpreters,” Interpreting, International Journal of Research and Practice in Interpreting vol. 5 (2) 221-238.
  • F. Ehsani, J. Bernstein, A. Najmi (2000) “An interactive dialog system for learning Japanese” Speech Communication, 30 (2-3) pp. 167-177. (Special Issue; J. Bernstein, editor).
  • J. Bernstein, A. Najmi, and F. Ehsani (1999) “Subarashii: Encounters in Spoken Language Education in Japanese”, in CALICO Journal, Special Issue on Tutors that Listen: Speech Recognition for Language Learning. 16 (3), pp. 361-384. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.11139/cj.16.3.361-384
  • J. Bernstein (1998) “New Uses for Speech Technology in Language Education,” plenary presentation at Speech Technology in Language Learning (STiLL), May, 1998, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • J. Bernstein & H. Franco (1996) “Speech Recognition by Computer,” a chapter in Principles of Experimental Phonetics, (N. Lass, ed.), Mosby, St. Louis.
  • J. Bernstein, K. Taussig & J. Godfrey (1994) “Macrophone: An American English Telephone Speech Corpus for the Polyphone Project,” IEEE Proc. ICASSP-94, Vol. I, pp. 81-84. Also to appear in the Proceedings of the ARPA Human Language Technology Workshop, March 1994.
  • J. Bernstein, G. Kawai & V. Maslak (1992) Automatic Grading of English Spoken by Japanese Students. Comm. Log 99, SRI Project 2417. 59 pages.
  • J. Bernstein (1991) Preliminary Developments for an Autograder™ System. Final Report, SRI Project 2417. 48 pages.
  • J. Bernstein & D. Rtischev (1991) “A Voice-Interactive Language Instruction System”, Proc. Eurospeech-91, 2nd European Conf. on Speech Comm. and Tech. pp. 981-984.
  • J. Bernstein, M. Cohen, H. Murveit, D. Rtischev & M. Weintraub (1990) “Automatic Evaluation and Training in English Pronunciation”, Proc. ICSLP-90: 1990 International Conference on Spoken Language Processing. Kobe, Japan pp. 1185-1188.
  • J. Bernstein (1989) “Technical and Business Issues in Speech Recognition Technology for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users,” Emerging Technologies Report, J. Harkins & B. Virvan (eds.), pp. 51-66, monograph from the Gallaudet Research Institute, Washington, DC.
  • P. Price, W. Fisher, J. Bernstein & D. Pallett (1988) “The DARPA 1000-word Resource Management Database for Speech Recognition,” IEEE Proc. ICASSP-88, pp. 651-654.
  • J. Bernstein (1988) “Linguistic Issues in Voice Output Communication Aids,” a chapter in The Vocally Impaired: Clinical Practice & Research (L. Bernstein, ed., Grune & Stratton, Philadelphia).
  • G. Carlson & J. Bernstein (1987) “Speech Recognition of Impaired Speech,” Resna ’87: Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conf. on Rehabilitation Technology, June, San Jose, pp. 103-105.
  • J. Bernstein (1987) “Speech Synthesis: system design and applications,” Proceedings of the National Computer Conference, June, Chicago, pp. 37-42.
  • J. Bernstein (1986) “American Research on Speech Recognition and Synthesis for Use by Disabled People,” invited presentation at Joint Sweden-U.S. Seminar on Advanced Technology for the Disabled, Stockholm, Sept.
  • J. Bernstein, G. Baldwin, M. Cohen, H. Murveit & M. Weintraub (1986) “Phonological Studies for Speech Recognition,” Proceedings: DARPA Speech Recognition Workshop, February, pp. 41-48.
  • J. Bernstein (1986) “Applications of Speech Recognition Technology in Rehabilitation,” presented at an EIF special session on speech recognition, 1986 RESNA meeting, Minneapolis, MN; reprinted in Proceedings of Speech-to-Text Today and Tomorrow: a conference at Gallaudet University, December, 1988.
  • G. Stevens & J. Bernstein (1986) “A System for Telephone Communication Between Hearing-Impaired and Normal-Hearing People,” Volta Review, Vol. 88, no. 7, pp. 367-373.
  • G. Stevens & J. Bernstein (1985) “Intelligibility and Machine Recognition of Deaf Speech,” Proc. 8th Ann. Conf. Rehabilitation Technology (RESNA), pp. 308-310.
  • J. Olabe, A. Santos, R. Martinez, E. Muñoz, A. Quilis & J. Bernstein (1983) “Real-Time Text-to-Speech Conversion System for Spanish,” Signal Processing II, Theories and Applications (H. Schussler, ed.) Elsevier; pp. 331-333. Also appears as paper 2.10 in IEEE Proc. ICASSP-84.
  • E. Muñoz, A. Quilis, J. Bernstein & G. Groner (1982) Spanish Output for the Optacon: Investigación sobre conversión texto-habla. Report 3, 98 pages. Dpto. de Electrónica, ETSIT, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid.
  • J. Bernstein (1982) “Evaluating Synthetic Speech,” Proceedings NBS Workshop on Standardization of Speech I/O Technology, (D. Pallett, ed.) pp. 87-91, Gaithersberg, Maryland, March.
  • J. Bernstein, E. Ingber, T. Toal & J. Pearlman (1982) “An Intelligible Text-to-Speech Converter with Flexible Controls,” Digest of Papers, IEEE Spring COMPCON-82, pp. 201-206, February.
  • J. Bernstein (1981) “Formant-Based Representation of Auditory Similarity Among Vowel-Like Sounds,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 69(4), pp. 1132-44.
  • E. Munoz, A. Quilis, J. Bernstein & G. Groner (1980) Spanish Output for the Optacon: Investigación sobre conversión texto-habla. Report 1, 111 pages, June. Report 2, 127 pages, December. Dpto. de Electrónica, ETSIT, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid.
  • J. Bernstein & K. Pike (1977) “Emic Structure of Individuals in Relation to Dialogue,” a chapter in Texts and Descriptions (J. Petofi, editor; de Gruyter, New York).

 

Tutorials

  • Jared Bernstein has presented invited tutorials on text-to-phoneme conversion, speech synthesis, speech recognition, and spoken language testing at conferences sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo, and Stanford’s Western Institute of Computer Science.