Student Thesis Archive

Advisor:

2001

  • Brian Anderson, “The Effect of Inharmonic Partials on Pitch of Piano Tones,” Advisor: William Strong (Senior Thesis, July 2001).
  • Daniel O Ludwigsen, “Physical Modeling of the Lips in a Player/Trombone Simulation,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, December 2001).

2000

  • Steven L Tait, Jr., “A Comparative Study of Various Display Formats of Speech Frequncy Spectra to Aid Lip Readers,” Advisor: William Strong (Honors Thesis, June 2000).
  • Michael Wayne Thompson, “Inclusion of Wave Steepening in a Frequency-Domain Model of Trombone Sound Production ,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, August 2000).

1998

  • Ronald E. Ainsworth (Jr.), “Trombone Tone Sustain Simulation Through Linear Prediction,” Advisor: William Strong (Senior Thesis, December 1998).

1997

  • Eric J Hunter, “Geometrical Display of Speech Spectra as an Aid to Lipreading ,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, August 1997).

1996

  • Rong Lin, “Acoustic Study of Acted Emotions in Speech,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, April 1996).

1995

  • David C Copley, “A Computational and Experimental Study on the Physical Modeling of the Trombone for Music Synthesis,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, April 1995).

1994

  • Grant Jensen, “A Comparison of Asynchronous and Synchronous Speech Analysis,” Advisor: William Strong (Honors Thesis, April 1994).

1992

  • Mont A. Johnson, “Simulation of a Simplified Violin Via Computer,” Advisor: William Strong (Senior Thesis, April 1992).
  • Si Ning Li, “Simulation of Source to Receiver Transmission in an Enclosure: Steady and Transient Spectra,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, April 1992).

1991

  • David A Berry, “Isolation and Characterization of Microevents in Speech,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, August 1991).
  • Ji Lu Feng, “Optimization of Clarinet Toneholes,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, April 1991).

1989

  • Xiaoping Li, “Simulation of a Simplified Violin,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, August 1989).

1987

  • Paraskev Papachristou, “Tone color and spectral spaces for steady tones,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, August 1987).
  • Yuan Gong Xu, “Influence of top thickness on violin tune,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, April 1987).

1986

  • Scott D Sommerfeldt, “Simulation of a Player-Clarinet System,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, August 1986).

1984

  • Lyle Gordon Shirley, “Acoustic Input of Horns: Calculation and Measurement,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, April 1984).

1983

  • Donald Robert Allen, “A Model for the Synthesis of Natural Sounding Vowels,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, December 1983).

1980

  • Donald Robert Allen, “Experiments on the Intelligibility of Low Frequency Speech Codes,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, April 1980).

1979

  • Stephen E Stewart, “A Functional Model of a Simplified Clarinet,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, August 1979).

1975

  • Gary L Clement, “A Study of the Intelligibility of Speech Coded by Linear Prediction Using Various Numbers of Predictor Coefficients,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, April 1975).
  • Lynn O. Keeler, “A Comparison of the Intelligibility of Formant and Predictor Coefficient Coded Speech,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, April 1975).
  • Kaye Reeder, “A Low-Frequency Formant Speech Code for the Hearing Impaired,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, April 1975).

1974

  • Randall L Christensen, “A Comparison of Three Methods of Extracting Resonance Information from Predicator Coefficient Coded Speech,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, January 1974).
  • Paul Andrew Wheeler, “The Homomorphic Filtering Method and Linear Prediction Method of Analysis and Synthesis as Applied to French Horn Tones,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, April 1974).

1973

  • Robert Byron Purves, “An Automatic Method for Computer Recognition for Continuous Speech,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, April 1973).

1972

  • George R. Plitnik, “The Calculation of Input Impedance for Double-Reed Wind Instruments and the Time-Variant Analysis and Synthesis of their Tones, Using Digital Computer Techniques,” Advisor: William Strong (PhD Dissertation, January 1972).
  • Chang Ho Tien, “The Tones of Spoken Chinese: A Fundamental Frequency Measurement,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, May 1972).

1970

  • David Edward Cahoon, “Frequency-Time Analysis of the Bass Drum Sound,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, May 1970).
  • Glen Allen Higbee, “Speech Synthesis by Rule: Use of an Acoustic Domain Approach for the Computer-Generation of Control Parameters for a Parallel Synthesizer,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, August 1970).

1969

  • Brent Scott Baxter, “A Self Oscillating Vocal Tract Speech Synthesizer "Windbag",” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, January 1969).
  • James M Reynolds, “Three Demonstrations Concerning Speech for Use in a Survey Course in Acoustics,” Advisor: William Strong (Masters Thesis, August 1969).