• Cho, Sunghye, Naomi Nevler, Sanjana Shellikeri, Sharon Ash, Mark Liberman, and Murray Grossman. (2020). Automatic classification of primary progressive aphasia patients using lexical and acoustic features. In Proceedings of Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC) 2020 workshop on Resources and Processing of Linguistic, Para-linguistic and Extra-linguistic Data from People with Various Forms of Cognitive/Psychiatric/Developmental Impairments (RaPID-3), 60-65. [link] [pdf]
  • Nevler, Naomi, Sharon Ash, Corey T. McMillan, Lauren Elman, Leo McCluskey, David J Irwin, Sunghye Cho, Mark Y Liberman, and Murray Grossman. (2020). Automated analysis of natural speech in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis spectrum disorder. Neurology 95(12)e1629 - e1639. [link] 
  • Cho, Sunghye, Nevler, Naomi, Sanjana Shellikeri, Natalia Parjane, David J. Irwin, Neville Ryant, Sharon Ash, Christopher Cieri, Mark Liberman, and Murray Grossman. Lexical and acoustic characteristics of young and older healthy adults. (in press)

  • Lee, Yong-cheol, Dongyoung Kim, and Sunghye Cho. (2019). The effect of prosodic focus varies by phrasal tones: The case of South Kyungsang Korean. Linguistics Vanguard 5(1), 20190010. [link]
  • Cho, Sunghye, Mark Liberman, Neville Ryant, Meredith Cola, Robert T. Schultz, and Julia Parish-Morris. (2019). Automatic detection of ASD in children using acoustic and text features from brief natural conversations. In Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2019, 2513 - 2517. [link]
  • Cho, Sunghye, Mark Liberman, and Yong-cheol Lee. (2019). Automatic detection of prosodic focus in American English. In Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2019, 3470 - 3474. [link]
  • Lee, Yong-cheol, Satoshi Nambu, and Sunghye Cho. (2019). Dataset of focus prosody in Japanese phone numbers. Data in Brief 25. 104139. [link]

  • Cho, Sunghye and Yong-cheol Lee. (2018). Perceptual evaluation of tonal patterns in Seoul Korean. Lingua Humanitatis (인문언어) 20(2), 331-348. 
  • Cho, Sunghye. (2018). The production and perception of High-toned [il] by young speakers of Seoul Korean. Linguistic Research 35(3), 533-565. [pdf]
  • Lee, Yong-cheol, Satoshi Nambu, and Sunghye Cho. (2018). Focus prosody of telephone numbers in Tokyo Japanese. Journal of Acoustical Society of America 143(5), EL340--346. [link]

  • Cho, Sunghye. (2017). Text alignment in Japanese children’s songs. In University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics vol. 23.1, 31–37, (Eds.) Djärv, Kajsa and Amy Goodwin Davies. [pdf]


  • Cho, Sunghye and Yong-cheol Lee. (2016). The effect of the consonant-induced pitch on Seoul Korean Intonation. Linguistic Research 33(2), 299-317. [pdf] [link]
  • Cho, Sunghye. (2016). Tonal patterns and extrametricality of Japanese 2-pattern accent system. In Proceedings of the Annual Meetings on Phonology 2014, (Eds.) Albright, Adam and Michelle A. Fullwood. Washington, DC: Linguistic Society of America. [pdf]
  • Cho, Sunghye. (2016). The /i/ deletion rule and phonologically conditioned allomorphy in Korean cases. In University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics (PWPL) 22. 1: Proceedings of the 39th Penn Linguistics Conference, 81-90, (Ed.) Sunghye Cho. [pdf]

  • Cho, Sunghye and Yong-cheol Lee. (Forthcoming). Tone and metrical structure in Seoul Korean. In MIT Working Papers in Linguistics: Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics. Cambridge: MITWPL. [pdf]

  Work in progress

  • Lee, Yong-cheol and Sunghye Cho. An interaction of tonogenesis and prosodic focus in Seoul Korean. (submitted)
  • Cho, Sunghye, Nevler, Naomi, and others at FTDC and LDC. Lexical and acoustic features in AD. (in preparation)
  • Cho, Sunghye, ... and others at FTDC and LDC. Automated analysis of lexical features in FTD. (in revision)
  • Tang, Sunny, Reno Kriz, Sunghye Cho, João Sedoc, Suh Jung Park, Jenna Harowitz, Raquel E. Gur, Mahendra T. Bhati, Daniel H. Wolf, Mark Liberman. Natural language processing methods are sensitive to sub-clinical linguistic differences in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. (in preparation)
  • Cho, Sunghye, Yong-cheol Lee, and Mark Liberman. Diachronic development of pitch contrast in Seoul Korean: A corpus study. (in preparation)
  • Cho, Sunghye. Text-tune alignment in Japanese children's songs. (in preparation)
  • Cho, Sunghye, Naomi Nevler, Mark Liberman, Murray Grossman, ... and others at Penn FTD center and LDC. Prosodic boundaries in patients with neurodegenerative disease. (In preparation)
  • Cho, Sunghye, ... and others at CAR and LDC. Girls with ASD behave differently during natural conversations. (in preparation)


  • Cho, Sunghye. (2017). Development of pitch contrast and Seoul Korean intonation. Doctoral dissertation, University of Pennsylvania. [pdf]
    My dissertation project explores how a tonogenetic sound change affects the intonation system of Seoul Korean. I investigate this question in depth by conducting a production experiment and analyzing two speech corpora.
  • Cho, Sunghye. (2011). Dialectal variations of English and their effects on the production and perception of second language learners. MA thesis, Ewha Womans University. [pdf]

*For papers, abstracts, or posters that are not accessible here, please email me to csunghye@ldc.upenn.edu.