• Cotter, M.M., Whyms, B.J., Kelly, M.P., Doherty, B.M., Gentry, L.R., Bersu, E.T. & Vorperian, H.K. (2015, in press).
    Hyoid bone development: An assessment of optimal CT scanner parameters and 3D volume rendering techniques. The Anatomical Record.
    doi: 10.1002/ar.23157.
    NIHMS: NIHMS657305.
  • Derdemezis, E., Vorperian, H.K., Kent, R.D., Fourakis, M., Reinicke, E.L. & Bolt, D.M. (2015, in press).
    Optimizing vowel formant measurements in four acoustic analysis systems for diverse speaker groups. Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
    doi: 10.1044/2015_AJSLP-15-0020.
  • Wang, Y., Chung, M.K. & Vorperian, H.K. (2015, in press).
    Composite growth model applied to human oral and pharyngeal structures and identifying the contribution of growth types. Statistical Methods in Medical Research.
    doi: 10.1177/0962280213508849.
    PMCID: PMC4183732.
  • Vorperian, H.K., Kurtzweil, S.L., Fourakis, M., Kent, R.D., Tillman, K.T. & Austin, D. (2015).
    Effect of body position on vocal tract acoustics: Acoustic pharyngometry and vowel formants. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 833-845.
    doi: 10.1121/1.4926563.
    PMCID: PMC4545056.
  • Chung, M.K., Qiu, A., Seo, S. & Vorperian, H.K. (2015).
    Unified heat kernel regression for diffusion, kernel smoothing and wavelets on manifolds and its application to mandible growth modeling in CT images. Medical Image Analysis, 22:63-76.
    doi: 10.1016/
    PMCID: PMC4405438.
  • Burris, C., Vorperian, H.K., Fourakis, M., Kent, R.D. & Bolt, D.M. (2014).
    Quantitative and descriptive comparison of four acoustic analysis systems: vowel measurements. J Speech Lang Hear Res, 57(1):26–45.
    doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2013/12-0103).
    PMCID: PMC3972630.
    NIHMS: NIHMS483333.
  • Hosseinbor, A.P., Kim, W.H., Adluru, N., Acharya, A., Vorperian, H.K. & Chung, M.K. (2014).
    The 4D hyperspherical diffusion wavelet: a new method for the detection of localized anatomical variation. 17th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI). Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 8675:65-72.
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-10443-0_9.
    PMCID: PMC4317359.
  • Kent, R.D. & Vorperian, H. K. (2013).
    Speech Impairment in Down Syndrome: A Review. J Speech Lang Hear Res, 56(1):178–210.
    doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2012/12-0148).
    PMCID: PMC3584188.
    NIHMS: NIHMS392496.
  • Whyms, B.J., Vorperian, H.K., Gentry, L.R., Schimek, E.M., Bersu, E.T. & Chung, M.K. (2013).
    The effect of CT scanner parameters and 3D volume rendering techniques on the accuracy of linear, angular, and volumetric measurements of the mandible. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod, 115(5):682–691.
    doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2013.02.008.
    PMCID: PMC3633147.
  • Chung, M.K., Seo, S., Adluru, N. & Vorperian, H.K. (2011).
    Hot Spots Conjecture and Its Application to Modeling Tubular Structures. Medical imaging and computer assisted intervention: Machine learning in medical imaging, Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-24319-6_28.
  • Seo., S., Chung, M.K., Whyms, B.J. & Vorperian, H.K. (2011).
    Mandible shape modeling using the second eigenfunction of the Laplace-Beltrami operator. Proc. SPIE 7962, 79620Z (2011).
    doi: 10.1117/12.877537.
  • Vorperian, H.K., Wang, S., Schimek, E.M., Durtschi, R.D., Ziegert, A.J., Gentry, L.R. & Chung, M.K. (2011).
    Developmental sexual dimorphism of the oral and pharyngeal portions of the vocal tract: An imaging study. J Speech Lang Hear Res, 54(4):995–1010.
    doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2010/10-0097).
    PMCID: PMC3135757.
  • Milenkovic, P.H., Yaddanapudi, S., Vorperian, H.K. & Kent, R.D. (2010).
    Effects of a curved vocal tract with grid-generated tongue profile on low-order formants. J Accoust Soc Am, 127(2):1002–1013.
    doi: 10.1121/1.3277214.
    PMCID: PMC2830264.
  • Seo, S., Chung, M.K. & Vorperian, H.K. (2010).
    Heat kernel smoothing using Laplace-Beltrami eigenfunctions. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv, 2010:13(Pt 3):505–12.
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15711-0_63.
    PMCID: PMC297584.
    NIHMS: NIHMS246433.
  • Durtschi, R.D., Chung, D., Gentry, L.R., Chung, M.K. & Vorperian, H.K. (2009).
    Developmental craniofacial anthropometry: Assessment of race effects. Clinical Anatomy, 22(7):800–808.
    doi: 10.1002/ca.20852.
    PMCID: PMC2846695.
  • Vorperian, H.K., Wang S., Chung M.K., Schimek, E.M., Durtschi R.B., Kent, R.D., Ziegert A.J. & Gentry L.R. (2009).
    Anatomic development of the oral and pharyngeal portions of the vocal tract: An imaging study. J Accoust Soc Am, 125(3):1666–1678.
    doi: 10.1121/1.3075589.
    PMCID: PMC2669667.
  • Chung, D., Chung M.K., Durtschi, R.B., Gentry, L.R. & Vorperian, H.K. (2008).
    Measurement consistency from magnetic resonance images. Academic Radiology, 15(10):1322–1330.
    doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2008.04.020.
    PMCID: PMC2849302.
  • Vorperian, H.K., Durtschi R.B., Wang S., Chung M.K., Ziegert A.J. & Gentry L.R. (2007).
    Estimating head circumference from pediatric imaging studies: An improved method. Academic Radiology, 14(9):1102–1107.
    doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2007.05.012.
    PMCID: PMC2072993.
  • Vorperian, H.K. & Kent, R.D. (2007).
    Vowel acoustic space development in children: a synthesis of acoustic and anatomic data. J Speech Lang Hear Res, 50:1510-1545.
    doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2007/104).
    PMCID: PMC2597712.
  • Vorperian, H.K., Kent, R.D., Lindstrom, M.J., Kalina, C.M., Gentry, L.R. & Yandell, B.S. (2005).
    Development of vocal tract length during early childhood: A Magentic Resonance Imaging Study. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117(1):338–350.
    doi: 10.1121/1.1835958.
  • Callan, D.E., Kent, R.D., Gunther, F.H. & Vorperian, H.K. (2000).
    An auditory-feedback-based neural network model of speech production that is robust to developmental changes in the size and shape of the articulatory system. J Speech Lang Hear Res, 43(3):721–736.
    doi: 10.1044/jslhr.4303.721.
  • Vorperian, H.K., Kent, R.D., Gentry, L.R. & Yandell, B.S. (1999).
    MRI procedures to study the concurrent anatomic development of the vocal tract structures: Preliminary results. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 49(3):197–206.
    doi: 10.1016/S0165-5876(99)00208-6.
  • Kent, R.D. & Vorperian, H.K. (1995).
    Anatomic development of the craniofacial-oral-laryngeal systems: A review. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 3:145–90.