Fang Liu
Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences
University College London
2 Wakefield Street
London WC1N 1PF

Research Associate
Office: Room 309, Chandler House
Phone: +44 (0)20 7679 4093
Fax: +44 (0)20 7679 4238

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Jiang, C., Liu, F., & Thompson, W. F. (in press). Impaired explicit processing of musical syntax and tonality in a group of Mandarin-speaking congenital amusics. Music Perception.
  2. Xu, Y., Lee, A., Prom-on, S., & Liu, F. (in press). Explaining the PENTA model: A reply to Arvaniti & Ladd (2009). Phonology.

  3. Jiang, J., Liu, F., Wan, X., & Jiang, C. (2015). Perception of melodic contour and intonation in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence from Mandarin speakers. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 2067-2075.
  4. Lu, X., Ho, H.-T., Liu, F., Wu, D., & Thompson, W. F. (2015). Intonation processing deficits of emotional words among Mandarin Chinese speakers with congenital amusia: An ERP study. Frontiers in Psychology. 6:385. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00385.

  5. Liu, F., Maggu, A. R., Lau, J. C. Y., & Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Brainstem encoding of speech and musical stimuli in congenital amusia: Evidence from Cantonese speakers. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8:1029. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.01029

  6. Liu, F., Jiang, C., Wang, B., Xu, Y., & Patel, A. D. (2015). A music perception disorder (congenital amusia) influences speech comprehension. Neuropsychologia, 66, 111-118.

  7. Liu, F., Jiang, C., Pfordresher, P. Q., Mantell, J. T., Xu, Y., Yang, Y., & Stewart, L. (2013). Individuals with congenital amusia imitate pitches more accurately in singing than in speaking: Implications for music and language processing. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75, 1783-1798.

  8. Liu, F., Xu, Y., Prom-on, S., & Yu, A. C. L. (2013). Morpheme-like prosodic functions: Evidence from acoustic analysis and computational modeling. Journal of Speech Sciences, 3, 85-140.

  9. Prom-on, S., Liu, F., & Xu, Y. (2012). Post-low bouncing in Mandarin Chinese: Acoustic analysis and computational modeling. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132, 421-432.

  10. Liu, F., Xu, Y., Patel, A. D., Francart, T., & Jiang, C. (2012). Differential recognition of pitch patterns in discrete and gliding stimuli in congenital amusia: Evidence from Mandarin speakers. Brain and Cognition, 79, 209-215.

  11. Liu, F., Jiang, C., Thompson, W. F., Xu, Y., Yang, Y., & Stewart, L. (2012). The mechanism of speech processing in congenital amusia: Evidence from Mandarin speakers. PLoS ONE, 7(2): e30374.

  12. Williamson, V. J., Liu, F., Peryer, G., Grierson, M., & Stewart, L. (2012). Perception and action de-coupling in congenital amusia: Sensitivity to task demands. Neuropsychologia, 50, 172-180.

  13. Liu, F., Patel, A. D., Fourcin, A., & Stewart, L. (2010). Intonation processing in congenital amusia: Discrimination, identification, and imitation. Brain, 133, 1682-1693. /brain/awq089.

  14. Xu, Y., & Liu, F. (2007). Determining the temporal interval of segments with the help of F0 contours. Journal of Phonetics, 35, 398-420.

  15. Xu, Y., & Liu, F. (2006). Tonal alignment, syllable structure and coarticulation: Toward an integrated model. Italian Journal of Linguistics, 18, 125-159.

  16. Liu, F., & Xu, Y. (2005). Parallel encoding of focus and interrogative meaning in Mandarin intonation. Phonetica, 62, 70-87.

  17. Fulop, S., Ladefoged, P., Liu, F., & Vossen, R. (2003). Yeyi clicks: Acoustic description and analysis. Phonetica, 60, 231-260.

  18. Liu, F. (2002). Sociophonetic variation of 'Shenme' ('what') in Beijing Mandarin. Yuyanxue Luncong [Essays on Linguistics], 25, 116-151.

Book Chapters

  1. Thompson, W. F., & Liu, F. (2014). Musical disorders. In: W. F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia. New York: Sage Publications.

  2. Xu, Y., & Liu, F. (2013). Yunlv yanjiu de zuixin fazhan yiji yu qita lingyu de guanxi [Advances in prosody research and how they are related to other areas]. In: J. Wang, & D. Chen (Eds.), Yuyanxue [Linguistics]. Beijing: China Renmin University Press.

  3. Xu, Y., & Liu, F. (2012). Intrinsic coherence of prosodic and segmental aspects of speech. In: O. Niebuhr (Ed.), Understanding Prosody: The Role of Context, Function and Communication (pp. 1-26). Berlin/New York: de Gruyter.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Liu, F., Xu, Y., Prom-on, S., & Whalen, D. H. (2015). Computational modelling of double focus in American English. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK.
  2. Prom-on, S., Xu, Y., & Liu, F. (2011). Simulating post-L F0 bouncing by modeling articulatory dynamics. Proceedings of Interspeech 2011 (pp. 289-292). Florence, Italy.

  3. Prom-on, S., Liu, F., & Xu, Y. (2011). Functional modeling of tone, focus and sentence type in Mandarin Chinese. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1638-1641). Hong Kong, China.

  4. Liu, F. (2010). Single vs. double focus in English statements and yes/no questions. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010. Chicago, USA.

  5. Liu, F., & Xu, Y. (2007). The neutral tone in question intonation in Mandarin. Proceedings of Interspeech 2007 (pp. 630-633). Antwerp, Belgium.

  6. Liu, F., & Xu, Y. (2007). Question intonation as affected by word stress and focus in English. Proceedings of The 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1189-1192). Saarbrucken, Germany.

  7. Liu, F., Surendran, D., & Xu, Y. (2006). Classification of statement and question intonations in Mandarin. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2006. Dresden, Germany.

  8. Liu, F., & Xu, Y. (2003). Underlying targets of initial glides -- Evidence from focus-related F0 alignments in English. Proceedings of The 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1887-1890). Barcelona, Spain.

  9. Xu, Y., & Liu, F. (2002). Segmentation of glides with tonal alignment as reference. Proceedings of The 7th Internatonal Conference on Spoken Language Processing (pp. 1093-1096). Denver, USA.

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