Hi-Gyung Byun

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Name
Hi-Gyung Byun
Affiliation
Akita Internatioal University
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.
Research funding number
90468124

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 
  • Linguistics / Linguistics / Phonetics, sociophonetics, Korean language education, contrastive study between Korean and Japanese

Education

 
Mar 2008
   
 
Language and Information Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 
Mar 2003
   
 
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 

Published Papers

 
Acoustic characteristics for Japanese stops in word-initial position: VOT and post-stop fo
Hi-Gyung Byun
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   23 174-197   Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Hi-Gyung Byun
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   22(2) 1-21   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Hi-Gyung Byun
Phonetics and Speech Sciences   10(2) 15-24   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Earlier studies reported that the /o/ and /u/ phonemes of Seoul Korean were currently merging in the F1/F2 space. However, studies on perception tests have shown that rates of correctness were high, even in cases where the two vowels overlapped. T...
How to teach Korean fortis stops using Japanese sokuon
Hi-Gyung Byun
Journal of the Academic Association of Koreanology in Japan   245 1-20   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Hi-Gyung Byun
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   21(2) 61-79   Aug 2017   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Perception of intervocalic stop consonants in Seoul Korean
Hi-Gyung Byun
Proceedings of the 33rd General Meeting of the Phonetic Society of Japan   133-138   Sep 2019
Pitch patterns in two-, three-, and four-syllable words of Seoul Korean
Hi-Gyung Byun
Proceedings of the 2019 Spring Conference of Korean Society of Speech Sciences   142-143   Jun 2019
Relative cue weighting in production of /o/ and /u/ of Seoul Korean
Hi-Gyung Byun
Proceedings of the 2017 Seoul International Conference on Speech Sciences   118-119   Nov 2017
Vowel devoicing for native speakers of Kinki dialect: Language awareness and language choic
Hi-Gyung Byun
Proceedings of the 31st General Meeting of the PSJ   96-101   Sep 2017
Effects of pitch accent on voice onset time and F0 in Japanese stops
Hi-Gyung Byun
 Proceedings of  the 2015 International Conference on Speech Sciences (ICSS 2015)   129-130   Nov 2015
Effects of VOT and f0 on stop voicing contrast in Japanese and Korean: a comparison between native speakers and Japanese learners of Korean
Hi-Gyung Byun
Proceedings of the 29th General Meeting of the PSJ   54-59   Oct 2015
Diachronic change in voice onset time of Korean word-initial stops
Hi-Gyung Byun
Proceedings of 2014 Fall Conference of Korean Society of Speech Sciences   161-162   Nov 2014
High vowel devoicing in Seoul Korean and Osaka Japanese
Hi-Gyung Byun
Proceedings of 2011 Fall Conference of Korean Society of Speech Sciences   168-169   Dec 2011
Japanese high vowel devoicing by Taiwanese learners
Hi-Gyung Byun, Takako Ayusawa
International Conference on Japanese Language Education 2008   2 347-350   Jul 2008
Vowel devoicing by Korean learners of Japanese
Hi-Gyung Byun
International Conference on Japanese-Language Teaching   2 41-46   Aug 2004

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Perception of word-initial stops in Japanese
Hi-Gyung Byun
The 340th Regular Meeting of the Phonetic Society of Japan   30 Nov 2019   
Perception of intervocalic stop consonants in Seoul Korean
Hi-Gyung Byun
The 33rd General Meeting of the Phonetic Society of Japan   29 Sep 2019   
Pitch patterns in two-, three-, and four-syllable words of Seoul Korean
Hi-Gyung Byun
2019 Spring Conference of Korean Society of Speech Sciences   1 Jun 2019   
Pitch patterns in disyllabic words of Seoul Korean
Hi-Gyung Byun
The 262nd Meeting of the Society for Korean Linguistics in Japan   23 Feb 2019   
Tokyo accent perception ability for native speakers of two-pattern accent: A case of Kagoshima dialect
Hi-Gyung Byun
The 338th Regular Meeting of the Phonetic Society of Japan   1 Dec 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

 
A contrastive study of Japanese and Korean stops: production and perception
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Hi-Gyung Byun
Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Hi-Gyung Byun