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BOOK CHAPTERS:

1. A.F. Newell, I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott, R. Dye, G. Cruickshank and K.E.P. Carter, "Human Factors Studies of Speech-Driven Word Processors: Experiments Using a Simulated Natural Rate Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition System", in W.A. Ainsworth (Ed.), "Advances in Speech, Hearing and Language Processing (Vol. 2)", J.A.I. Press, London, 1992.

2. I.R. Murray, A.F. Newell, J.L. Arnott and A.Y. Cairns, "Listening typewriters in use: some practical studies", in C. Baber and J.M. Noyes (Eds.), "Interactive Speech Technology", Taylor & Francis, London, 1993.

REFEREED JOURNAL PAPERS:

1. I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, "Toward the Simulation of Emotion in Synthetic Speech: A Review of the Literature on Human Vocal Emotion", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 93(2), February 1993, pp. 1097-1108.

2. N. Alm, I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott and A.F. Newell, "Pragmatics and Affect in a Communication System for Non-speakers", Journal of the American Voice I/O Society, 13, March 1993, pp. 1-15.

3. N. Alm, J. Todman, L. Elder and I.R. Murray, "Modelling conversation patterns to improve augmented communication for non-vocal people", Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 16(5), pp. 381-389 (presented at Autumn Conference on Speech and Hearing, Bowness-on-Windermere, November 1994).

4. I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, "Implementation and testing of a system for producing emotion-by-rule in synthetic speech", Speech Communication, 16, 1995, pp. 369-390.

5. I.R. Murray, C. Baber and A. South, "Towards a definition and working model of stress and its effects on speech", Speech Communication, 20, 1996, pp. 3-12.

6. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott and E.A. Rohwer, "Emotional stress in synthetic speech: progress and future directions”, Speech Communication, 20, 1996, pp. 85-91.

1.                 7.G.S. Harper, R. Dye, N. Alm, J.L. Arnott and I.R. Murray, "A Script-based speech aid for non-speaking people", Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 20(6), pp. 289-296 (presented at Autumn Conference on Speech and Hearing, Bowness-on-Windermere, November 1998).

1.                 8. I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, “Applying an analysis of acted vocal emotions to improve the simulation of synthetic speech”, Computer Speech and Language, 22 (2008), pp. 107-129.

OTHER JOURNAL PAPERS:

1. I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, "Evaluation of a Synthetic Speech System which Simulates Vocal Emotion by Rule", Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 12(10), pp. 117-123 (presented at Autumn Conference on Speech and Hearing, Bowness-on-Windermere, November 1990).

2. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott, A.F. Newell, G. Cruickshank, K.E.P. Carter, and R. Dye, "Experiments with a Full-Speed Speech-Driven Word Processor", Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 12(10), pp. 459-466 (presented at Autumn Conference on Speech and Hearing, Bowness-on-Windermere, November 1990).

3. E. Abadjieva, I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, "Methodological Aspects of the Implementation of Emotion Characteristics in Synthesised Speech", Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 14(6), pp. 487-494 (presented at Autumn Conference on Speech and Hearing, Bowness-on-Windermere, November 1992).

4. N. Alm, J.L. Arnott and I.R. Murray, "Bypassing Communication Difficulties to Allow Satisfying Conversational Participation by a Non-speaking Person", Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 14(6), pp. 637-644 (presented at Autumn Conference on Speech and Hearing, Bowness-on-Windermere, November 1992).

5. I.R. Murray, "Review of 'People and Computers VI'", invited book review, The Computer Journal, 36(3), 1993, pp. 294-295.

6. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott and E.A. Rohwer, "Modelling vocal emotion effects in synthetic speech to improve augmented communication for non-vocal people: a review and future objectives", Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 16(5), pp. 375-380 (presented at Autumn Conference on Speech and Hearing, Bowness-on-Windermere, November 1994).

7. I.R. Murray, "How are scientists talking science?", Science and Public Affairs, Winter 1995, pp. 51-53.

8. I.R. Murray, "Reality, Lies and Videotape", Science and Public Affairs, Autumn 1998, pp. 42-46.

9. I.R. Murray and M.D. Edgington, "Emotion in the BT Laureate speech synthesis system", Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 20(6), pp. 263-270 (presented at Autumn Conference on Speech and Hearing, Bowness-on-Windermere, November 1998).

CONFERENCE PAPERS:

1. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott and A.F. Newell, "HAMLET - Synthesising Emotion in Synthetic Speech", Proceedings of Speech '88, The 7th FASE Symposium (Institute of Acoustics), Edinburgh, August 1988, pp. 1217-1223.

2. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott, N. Alm and A.F. Newell, "Emotional Synthetic Speech in an Integrated Communication Prosthesis", Proceedings of 14th Annual RESNA Conference, Kansas City, MO, USA, June 1991, pp. 311-313.

3. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott, N. Alm and A.F. Newell, "A Communication System for the Disabled with Emotional Synthetic Speech Produced by Rule", Proceedings of Eurospeech '91, 2nd European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Genova, Italy, September 1991, pp. 65-68.

4. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott and A.F. Newell, "A Comparison of Document Composition Using a Listening Typewriter and Conventional Office Systems", Proceedings of Eurospeech '91, 2nd European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Genova, Italy, September 1991, pp. 311-314.

5. I.R. Murray, "Talking to Machines that Talk Back", invited lecture, in Proceedings of ET '93, the Emerging Technology Showcase, London, 7-8 January 1993 (London School of Economics / CCTA (Government Centre for Information Systems)), pp. 3-4.

6. E. Abadjieva, I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, "An Enhanced Development System for Emotional Speech Synthesis for use in Vocal Prostheses", in Proceedings of ECART '93, 2nd European Conference on the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 26-28 May 1993, paper 1.2, pp. 4-6.

7. I.R. Murray and M.M. Black, "A Prototype Text-to-Speech System for Scottish Gaelic", in Proceedings of Eurospeech '93, the 3rd European Conference on Speech and Language Communication and Technology, Berlin, Germany, 21-23 September 1993, pp. 885-887.

8. E. Abadjieva, I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, "Applying Analysis of Human Emotional Speech to Enhance Synthetic Speech", in Proceedings of Eurospeech '93, the 3rd European Conference on Speech and Language Communication and Technology, Berlin, Germany, 21-23 September 1993, pp. 909-912.

9. I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, "Once more with feeling: adding emotion to synthetic speech", in Convention Digest of 2nd Language Engineering Convention, 16-18 October 1995, pp. 153-160.

10. I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, “Synthesizing emotions in speech: is it time to get excited?”, Proceedings of ICSLP 96 the 4th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 3-6 October 1996, pp 1816-1819 (also on CD-ROM edition with audio files).

11. R. Dye, N. Alm, J.L. Arnott, I.R. Murray and G. Harper, "ScripTalker - An AAC system incorporating scripts", Proceedings of the 3rd TIDE Congress on Telematics for Elderly and Disabled People, Helsinki, 23-25 June 1998, pp. 310-313.

R. Dye12. R. Dye, N. Alm, J.L. Arnott, G. Harper and I.R. Murray, "Prediction using scripts in an AAC system", Proceedings of the 8th Biennial of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC), Dublin, 24-27 August 1998, pp. 123-124.

12.  N. Alm, J.L. Arnott, I.R. Murray and I. Buchanan, "Virtual reality for putting people with disabilities in control", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, San Diego, California, USA, 11-14 October 1998, pp. 1174-1179. N. Alm, J. L. Arnott, I. R. Murray and I. Buchanan, "Virtual reality for putting people with disabilities in control", in: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (San Diego, California, USA, 11-14 October 1998) pp.1174-1179.

13. J.L. Arnott, I.R. Murray, G. Harper, R. Dye and N. Alm, "ScriptAuthor: an authoring tool for a script-based AAC system", Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC), Washington, USA, 2-6 August 2000, pp.123-125.

14. N. Alm, M. Iwabuchi, P.N. Andreassen, K. Nakamura and I.R. Murray, "Real-time Multilingual Communication by means of Prestored Conversational Units", in Proceedings of Eurospeech 2001, the 7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Aalborg, Denmark, 3-7 September 2001, pp. 2401-2404.

15. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott, N. Alm, R. Dye and G. Harper, "Writing script-based dialogues for AAC", in Proceedings of Eurospeech 2001, the 7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Aalborg, Denmark, 3-7 September 2001, pp. 2405-2408.

16. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott, N. Alm, R. Dye and G. Harper, "Writing script-based dialogues for AAC", in Proceedings of Eurospeech 2001, the 7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Aalborg, Denmark, 3-7 September 2001, pp. 2405-2408.

17. H. Xu, K. Petrie and I.R. Murray, "Using self-learning and automatic tuning to improve the performance of sexual genetic algorithms for constraint satisfaction problems", 2013 Imperial College Computing Student Workshop (ICCSW'13) in A.V. Jones and N. Ng (eds.). Saarbrücken: Schloss Dagstuhl- Leibniz-Zentrum fur Informatik , pp. 128-135.

WORKSHOP/COLLOQUIA PAPERS:

1. I.R. Murray and J.L. Arnott, "A Tool for the Rapid Development of New Synthetic Voice Personalities", in Proceedings of ESCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speech and Language Technology for Disabled Persons, Stockholm, Sweden, May 1993, pp. 111-114.

2. J.L. Arnott, N. Alm and I.R. Murray, "Enhancing a Communication Prosthesis with Vocal Emotion Effects", in Proceedings of ESCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speech and Language Technology for Disabled Persons, Stockholm, Sweden, May 1993, pp. 165-168.

3. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott and E.A. Rohwer, "The Strains of Emotional Stress in Synthetic Speech", invited Tutorial Paper in Proceedings of ESCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speech under Stress, Lisbon, Portugal, 14-15 September 1995, pp. 71-74.

4. I.R. Murray, "Affect in Synthetic Speech", invited position paper in Programme of Affective Computing: The Role of Emotion in Human Computer Interaction, BCS HCI Group, University College London, 10 April 1999 (abstract only).

5. I.R. Murray, "Emotion in Concatenated Speech", Digest of the IEE Seminar "State of the Art in Speech Synthesis", 13th April 2000, London, pp. 7/1-7/6 (published by IEE, London ref 2000/0058, ISSN 0963-3308).

PATENTS:

1. Black, A. Waller, E. Abel, I.R. Murray and G. Pullin, "Speech Generation User Interface", US Patent No.US2009313024(A1), 2009.

BOOKS:

1. I.R. Murray, "Bouncing-Bomb Man", Haynes, 2009.

2. I.R. Murray, “Dam Busters Manual”, Haynes, 2011.

3. I.R. Murray, “Vickers Wellington Manual”, Haynes, 2012.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

1. I.R. Murray, "Developing HAMLET - An Emotional Synthetic Speech System", ISAAC UK Newsletter, June 1989, pp. 4-5.

2. I.R. Murray, J.L. Arnott, A.F. Newell, G. Cruickshank, K.E.P. Carter, and R. Dye, "Experiments with a Full-Speed Speech-Driven Word Processor", Computer Science Report CS 91/09, University of Dundee, April 1991.

3. A. Wolfendale, E. Hassall, I.R. Murray, R. Paul, G. Thomas, J. Thurston, D. Whitehouse, T. Wilkie and M. Winstanley, "Report of the committee to review the contribution of scientists and engineers to the public understanding of science, engineering and technology", Office of Science and Technology, October 1995.


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