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Fall 2015 Meeting
Jacksonville, Florida
2-6 November 2015

 

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Announcements

Christopher Struck named ASA Standards Director

Christopher J. Struck has been appointed Standards Director of the Acoustical Society of America

New ASA Fellows Elected in Spring 2015

Congratulations to the following ASA members who were elected to Fellowship on 22 May 2015

JASA Special Issues

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) will publish a second special issue on Acoustic Metamaterials and is currently accepting manuscripts for a Special Issue entitled “Acoustic and Related Waves in Extraterrestrial Environments.”

Recently Published

Non-native speech differs from native speech in multiple ways. Previous research has described segmental and suprasegmental differences between native and non-native speech in terms of group averages. For example, average speaking rate for non-natives is slower than for natives. However, it is unknown whether non-native speech is also more variable than native speech. This study introduces a method of comparing rate change across utterances, demonstrating that non-native speaking rate is more variable than...

Sep 04, 2015

While the low-frequency communication sounds of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins () have been reported in a number of papers, the high-frequency echolocation signals of , especially those living in the wild, have been less studied. In the current study, ...

Sep 04, 2015

The aim of this article is to introduce a method to mitigate ground surface vibration through a flexural plate coupled to the ground and acting as a horizontal wave barrier. Using the thin plate hypothesis, two flexural plates are coupled to the ground, the first plate being the excited plate and the second plate the horizontal wave barrier. For instance, the first plate may represent a slab track and be excited by the...

Sep 04, 2015