Recent Publication

  • Using electromagnetic articulography with a tongue lateral sensor to discriminate manner of articulation.
    The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(1), EL57-EL63.
    Katz, W. F., Mehta, S., Wood, M., & Wang, J. (2017).
  • Auditory–motor interactions in pediatric motor speech disorders: Neurocomputational modeling of disordered developmentAbstract
    H. Terband, B. Maassen, F.H. Guenther, J. Brumberg
    Available online 21 January 2014, Journal of Communication Disorders In Press, Corrected Proof — Note to users
  • Discussion of recent methodological developments for the AG501 (PDF)
    Hoole, Phil – Institut für Phonetik und Sprachverarbeitung, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
    The PDF in the following link is an expanded version of material presented at the Carstens workshop during the ISSP 2014 meeting in Cologne. It covers four main topics:

    1. Comparison of the performance of AG500 and AG501
    2. Review of procedures for factoring out head movement
    3. A new approach to determining what data smoothing is appropriate
    4. Implementation of a twin-EMA system

    Referenced movie demos and additional presentations

List of Publications

Publications 2007 (PDF)


Prof. Dr. M. Bertsch of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (Austria) published in cooperation with PD Dr. P. Hoole of the LMU Munich (Germany) some fascinating movies using the AG501 for visualizing tongue movements of trumpet and clarinet players in slow motion.

Trumpet: Trumpet Tonguing 7:17 minutes
Clarinet: Clarinet Tonguing
Clarinet Tonguing (short version)
24:27 minutes
1:06 minutes


    • Ben Maassen, B.; van Lieshout, P.: Speech Motor Control


    • Engelke,W.
      Grundlagenuntersuchung zur velophonyngealen Artikulationsmotorik
      Habilitationsschrift Göttingen 1991
    • Gröne, B., Hoch, G., Schoenle, P.W.:
      Die Elektromagnetische Artikulographie (EMA)- dynamische Analyse und Wiedergabe von Sprechbewegungen auf dem Computerschirm.
      In: Roth, M. (Hrsg.): Computer in der Sprachtherapie
      -Neue Wege. Sprachtherapie 7.
      Narr, Tuebingen 1992, 113-124.
    • Gröne, B:
      Physiologische, aerodynamische und akustische Verfahren in der Dysarthriediagnostik.
      In Ziegler, W., M. Vogel,. B. Gröne, H. Schröter-Morasch:
      Dysarthrie. Grundlagen-Diagnostik- Therapie.
      Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, vorraussichtliche Seitenzahlen 71-96
    • Hulstijn: Speech production: Motor control, brain research, and fluency disorders
    • van Lieshout: Motor planning and articulation in fluent speech of stutterers and nonstutterers
    • Ponte Alessandro
      Elektromagnetische Untersuchung zur Koordination und Bewegungsmorphologie von Zunge und Unterkiefer beim Sprechvorgang des Zahnlosen
      Medizinische Dissertation, Göttingen
    • Proceedings: ESCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speech Production Modeling
    • Proceedings: ACCOR Workshop on Electromagnetic Articulography in Phonetic Research
    • Rietveld, A.C.M. & Van Heuven, V.J. Algemene fonetiek
    • Schiller, N.O. (1997).
      The role of the syllable in speech production.
      Evidence from lexical statistics, metalinguistics, masked priming, and electromagnetic midsagittal articulograhpy.
      PhD dissertation, Nijmegen University.
    • Schönle: Elektromagnetische Artikulographie