Research Seminars in 2001

Spring Term

Hartmut Traunmüller: Reflections on a theory of human communication by voice

Adrian Simpson (Kiel): Does articulatory reduction miss more patterns than it accounts for?

Jan-Olof Svantesson (Lund): Sound symbolism in Kammu

Ulla Sundberg: Do phonetic specifications change in infant-directed speech as a function of infant age? Some preliminary results from a study of Voice Onset Time in speech directed to 12-month old infants

Ingvar Lundberg (Göteborg): The term "dyslexia" in light of recent research

Roy Major (Arizona State University): The effects of nonnative, regional, ethnic and international dialects on listening comprehension

Eeva Koponen: Assessing the relevance of prosodic and phonotactic cues on parsing the speech stream by young language-learners

Björn Lindblom: Recognizing speech

Double seminar on quantity. Contributions by Claes-Christian Elert, Olle Engstrand, Anders Eriksson, Diana Krull, Bob McAllister & Hartmut Traunmüller

Petur Helgason: What are "phonetic symbols" worth?

Fall Term

Ian Maddieson (University of California at Berkeley): Phonetic studies of endangered languages

Bob McAllister: Development of speech comprehension tests

Peder Livijn: Coronals in Swedish dialects

Hartmut Traunmüller: Speech mechanics - the size dependence of energy requirement & energy capacity for articulation and its consequences

Michaël Stenberg (Statens kriminaltekniska laboratorium, Linköping): Forensic speech investigations

Ulla Sundberg: Covariation between voice onset time and prosody in speech directed to infants and adults?

(Most of the seminars were held in Swedish. This list gives approximate English translations of their tiltles.)

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