Technical programme

Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody are now available!


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  12th June – Tuesday   13th June – Wednesday   14th June – Thursday   15th June – Friday   16th June – Saturday  
  17:00-19:00 Registration   8:15-9:00 Registration   9:00-10:00 Oral session 3: Phonology and phonetics of prosody Chairperson: Marzena Żygis   9:00-11:00 Special session: Prosody in Speech and Music Chairperson: Maciej Karpiński and Piotr Podlipniak   9:00-10:00 Oral session 5: Prosody in speech technology Chairperson: Hansjoerg Mixdorff  
        9:00-9:20 Opening ceremony   9:00-9:20 Jeremy Steffman Listeners are sensitive to prosody in segmental categorization   9:00-9:10 Maciej Karpiński and Piotr Podlipniak Introduction   9:00-9:20 Erica Cooper and Julia Hirschberg Adaptation and Frontend Features to Improve Naturalness in Found-Data Synthesis  
          Keynote speeches Chairperson: Julia Hirschberg   9:20-9:40 Leendert Plug and Rachel Smith Segments, syllables and speech tempo perception   9:10-9:30 Teresa Proto Reality and perception of stress-beat mismatches in German   9:20-9:40 Nicolas Obin and Julie Beliao Sparse Coding of Pitch Contours with Deep Auto-Encoders  
        9:20-10:10 Dafydd Gibbon The Future of Prosody: It's About Time   9:40-10:00 Nino Grillo, Miriam Aguilar, Leah Roberts, Andrea Santi and Giuseppina Turco Prosody of classic garden path sentences: The horse raced faster when embedded   9:30-9:50 Olivier Migliore and Nicolas Obin At the Interface of Speech and Music: A Study of Prosody and Musical Prosody in Rap Music   9:40-10:00 Aviad Albert, Francesco Cangemi and Martine Grice Using periodic energy to enrich acoustic representations of pitch in speech: A demonstration  
        10:10-11:00 Daniel Hirst On prosodic structure   10:00-10:10 Time for Chairpersons (closing, changing, opening new session)   9:50-10:10 Gaoyuan Zhang, Jing Shao, Xunan Huang, Lan Wang and Caicai Zhang Unequal Impairment of Native and Non-native Tone Perception in Cantonese-speaking Congenital Amusics   10:00-10:10 Time for Chairpersons (closing, changing, opening new session)  
        11:00-11:30 Coffee break   10:10-11:10 Oral session 4: Language contact, acquisition and teachin. Chairperson: Ineke Mennen   10:10:10:30 Beatriz Medeiros and Joao Cabral Acoustic distinctions between speech and singing: Is singing acoustically more stable than speech?   10:10-11:10 Oral session 6: Applications of prosodic analysis Chairperson: Antje Schweitzer  
        11:30-13:00 Poster session 1 (details are given below) Chairperson: Uwe Reichel   10:10-10:30 Martin Ho Kwan Ip and Anne Cutler Asymmetric Efficiency of Juncture Perception in L1 and L2   10:30-10:50 Yundu Wang and Elinor Payne Investigating prosody in music and speech   10:10-10:30 Anahita Basirat, Cédric Patin and Caroline Moreau Relationship between Perception and Production of Intonation of French in Parkinson’s Disease  
        13:00-15:00 Lunch break   10:30-10:50 Katalin Mády, Uwe D. Reichel, Ádám Szalontai, Anna Kohári and Andrea Deme Prosodic characteristics of infant-directed speech as a function of maternal parity   10:50-11:00 Brief discussion and closing   10:30-10:50 Hansjörg Mixdorff, Oliver Niebuhr and Angelika Hönemann Model-based prosodic analysis of charismatic speech  
        15:00-16:00 Oral session 1: Prosody and discourse Chairperson: Nigel Ward   10:50-11:10 David Escudero, César González-Ferreras and Valentín Cardenoso-Payo Analysis of the efficiency of repeating activities for improving prosody in L2 pronunciation training   11:00-11:30 Coffee break   10:50-11:10 Timo Baumann Learning to Determine Who is the Better Speaker  
        15:00-15:20 Stefan Benus, Marian Trnka, Eduard Kuric, Lukáš Marták, Agustín Gravano, Julia Hirschberg and Rivka Levitan Prosodic entrainment and trust in human-computer interaction   11:10-11:30 Coffee break   11:30-12:30 Keynote speech Chairperson: Dafydd Gibbon   11:10-11:30 Coffee break  
        15:20-15:40 Iona Gessinger, Antje Schweitzer, Bistra Andreeva, Eran Raveh, Bernd Möbius and Ingmar Steiner Convergence of Pitch Accents in a Shadowing Task   11:30-12:30 Keynote speech Chairperson: Agnieszka Wagner   Jianhua Tao Speech emotion recognition   11:30-13:00 Poster session 4 (details are given below) Chairperson: Eva Liina Asu-Garcia  
        15:00-16:00 Margaret Zellers and Antje Schweitzer Exploring prosodic and conversational context factors in pitch perception   Sonja Kotz Multimodal emotional speech perception   12:30-14:30 Lunch break   13:00-14:00 SproSig: presentation of next SP  
        16:00-16:10 Time for Chairpersons (closing, changing, opening new session)   12:30-14:20 Lunch break   14:30-16:00 Poster session 3 (details are given below) Chairperson: Marcin Włodarczak   14:00-14:30 Closing ceremony  
        16:10-17:10 Oral session 2: Modelling prosody Chairperson: Mark Hasegawa-Johnson   14:20-16:30 Special session: Prosodic Analysis in Digital Humanities Chairpersons: Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek and Hussein Hussein Workshop: Usages and Advantages of Categorical Phonetic Transcription of Prosody (details are given at the end of this page)   16:00-17:00 Keynote speech Chairperson: Petra Wagner          
        16:10-16:30 Jason Bishop and Boram Kim Anticipatory shortening: Articulation rate, phrase length, and lookahead in speech production   14:20-14:30 Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek and Hussein Hussein Introduction   Andrew Rosenberg Speech, Prosody, and Machines: Nine Challenges for Prosody Research          
        16:30-16:50 Jiaer Tao, Francisco Torreira and Meghan Clayards Durational cues to word boundaries in spontaneous speech   14:30-14:50 Marcin Włodarczak, Juraj Simko, Antti Suni and Martti Vainio Classification of Swedish dialects using a hierarchical prosodic analysis   17:00-18:00 Challenge Chairpersons: Anne Cutler and Grażyna Demenko          
        16:50-17:10 Alejna Brugos, Mara Breen, Nanette Veilleux, Jonathan Barnes and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel Cue-based annotation and analysis of prosodic boundary events   14:50-15:10 Oliver Niebuhr and Jan Michalsky Virtual reality simulations as a new tool for practicing presentations and refining public-speaking skills   19:00-00:00 Banquet          
        17:10-17:30 Coffee break   15:10-15:30 Kamini Sabu and Preeti Rao Detection of Prominent Words in Oral Reading by Children                  
        17:30-19:30 Special session: Prosody in Social Contexts Chairpersons: Xiaoming Jiang and Marc D. Pell   15:30-15:50 Sonia Cenceschi, Licia Sbattella and Roberto Tedesco Towards Automatic Recognition of Prosody                  
        17:30-17:40 Xiaoming Jiang and Marc D. Pell Introduction   15:50-16:10 Ting Wang and Yang Qian Are pitch variation cues indispensable to distinguish vocal emotions?                  
        17:40-18:00 Silke Paulmann, Berdien Vrijders, Netta Weinstein and Maarten Vansteenkiste How parents motivate their children through prosody   16:10-16:30 Hussein Hussein, Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek and Timo Baumann Automatic Detection of Enjambment in German Readout Poetry                  
        18:00-18:20 Iris Hübscher, Martina Garufi and Pilar Prieto Preschoolers use prosodic mitigation strategies to encode polite stance   16:30-16:40 Brief discussion and closing                  
        18:20-18:40 Jonathan A. Caballero, Marina Menez Díaz, Natalia Arias-Trejo, Florente López Rodriguez and Marc D. Pell How to do things with(out) words? Analyzing the effects of vocal emotional expressions on cooperation behavior   16:40-17:00 Coffee break                  
        18:40-19:00 Jan Michalsky and Heike Schoormann Opposites attract! Pitch divergence at turn breaks as cause and effect of perceived attractiveness   17:00-18:30 Poster session 2 (details are given below) Chairperson: Juraj Simko                  
        19:00-19:20 Xiaoming Jiang & Marc D. Pell Predicting confidence and doubt in accented speakers: Human perception and machine learning experiments                            
        19:20-19:30 Brief discussion and closing                            
        19:30-21:30 Opening reception                            
        11:30-13:00 Poster session 1 Chairperson: Uwe Reichel   17:00-18:30 Poster session 2 Chairperson: Juraj Simko   14:30-16:00 Poster session 3 Chairperson: Marcin Włodarczak   11:30-13:00 Poster session 4 Chairperson: Eva Liina Asu-Garcia  
        1 Alexsandro Meireles and Beatriz Raposo de Medeiros Acoustic Analysis of Voice Quality in Iron Maiden’s Songs   1 Anqi Xu and Albert Lee Perception of vocal attractiveness by Mandarin native listeners   1 Katri Hiovain, Antti Suni, Martti Vainio and Juraj Simko Mapping areal variation and majority language influence in North Sámi using hierarchical prosodic analysis   1 Florence Baills, Yuan Zhang and Pilar Prieto Hand-clapping to the rhythm of newly learned words improves L2 pronunciation: Evidence from Catalan and Chinese learners of French  
        2 Noriko Hattori ‘Englishness’ of rhythm: comparison of the nPVI values between English songs and their counterparts in Japanese   2 Nigel Ward A Corpus-Based Exploration of the Functions of Disaligned Pitch Peaks in American English Dialog   2 Philippe Martin Automatic phrasing in French   2 Päivi Virkkunen, Juraj Simko, Heini Kallio and Martti Vainio Prosodic features of Finnish compound words  
        3 Jing Shao, Phyllis Oi Ching Tang and Caicai Zhang The effect of syllable variation on the perception of lexical tones in Cantonese-speaking amusics   3 Rachel Steindel Burdin, Nicole Holliday and Paul Reed Rising Above the Standard: Variation in L+H* contour use across 5 varieties of American English   3 Okim Kang and David Johnson Automated English Proficiency Scoring of Unconstrained Speech Using Prosodic Features   3 Pire Teras The phonetic variation of short intervocalic /h/ in Estonian  
        4 Nicolas Audibert and Simone Falk Vowel space and f0 characteristics of infant-directed singing and speech   4 Oliver Niebuhr, Radek Skarnitzl and Lea Tylečková The acoustic fingerprint of a charismatic voice - Initial evidence from correlations between long-term spectral features and listener ratings   4 Karin Puga, Robert Fuchs, Toby Hudson, Jane Setter and Peggy Mok The Perception-Production Link in Intonation: Evidence from German Learners of English   4 Hong Zhang, Mark Liberman and Tan Lee Information structure and prosodic prominence: how does sentence final particle affect Cantonese intonation?  
        5 Janice Wing Sze Wong and Jung-Yueh Tu The Perception of Cantonese Lexical Tones in Popular Music: A Preliminary Report   5 Odette Scharenborg, Sofoklis Kakouros and Jiska Koemans The Effect of Noise on Emotion Perception in an Unknown Language   5 Oliver Niebuhr, Jana Thumm and Jan Michalsky Shapes and timing in charismatic speech - Evidence from sounds and melodies   5 Janina Mołczanow, Beata Łukaszewicz and Anna Łukaszewicz Rhythmic stress or word-boundary effects? Comparison of primary and secondary stress correlates in segmentally identical word pairs  
        6 Gaelle Ferre Gesture/speech integration in the perception of prosodic emphasis   6 Lara Gauder, Marisol Reartes, Ramiro H. Gálvez, Štefan Beňuš and Agustín Gravano Testing the Effects of Acoustic/Prosodic Entrainment on User Behavior at the Dialog-Act Level   6 Julio Cesar Cavalcanti de Oliveira, Luciana Lucente and Plinio Barbosa Laryngealization, Gender and Speakers' Distinctiveness in Brazilian Portuguese   6 So Young Lee, Lei Liu, Hongchen Wu and Jiwon Yun Syntax and Prosody Interface of Wh-Scope in Mandarin  
        7 Barbara Samlowski, Friederike Kern and Juergen Trouvain Perception of Suspense in Live Football Commentaries from German and British Perspectives   7 Emer Gilmartin, Maria O'Reilly, Christian Saam, Benjamin Cowan, Carl Vogel, Nick Campbell and Vincent Wade Silence and overlap in chat and chunk phases of multiparty casual conversation   7 Ingrid Vila-Giménez and Pilar Prieto Encouraging children to produce rhythmic beat gestures leads to better narrative discourse performances   7 Ying Chen Prosodic Comparisons of Two Types of Realization of Focus in Mandarin  
        8 Julia Forsberg and Asa Abelin Intonation and levels of agreement in interactions between Swedish adolescents   8 Elisa Passoni, Adib Mehrabi, Erez Levon and Esther de Leeuw Bilingualism, pitch range and society: preliminary results from sequential Japanese-English bilinguals   8 Snezhina Dimitrova, Bistra Andreeva, Christoph Gabriel and Jonas Grünke Speaker Age Effects on Prosodic Patterns in Bulgarian   8 Aleksandra Cwiek and Petra Wagner The Acoustic Realization of Prosodic Prominence in Polish: Word-level Stress and Phrase-level Accent  
        9 Odette Scharenborg, Fanny Meunier, Sofoklis Kakouros and Brechtje Post Sentence Accent Perception in Noise by French Non-Native Listeners of English   9 Donna Erickson, Toshiyuki Sadanobu, Chunyue Zhu, Kerrie Obert and Hayato Daikuhara Exploratory study in ethnophonetics: Comparison of cross-cultural perceptions of Japanese cake seller voices among Japanese, Chinese and American English listeners   9 Sabrina Defren, Patricia de Brito Castilho Wesseling, Shanley Allen, Vered Shakuf, Boaz Ben-David and Thomas Lachmann Emotional Speech Perception: A set of semantically validated German neutral and emotionally affective sentences   9 Germán Zárate-Sández Production of final boundary tones in declarative utterances by English-speaking learners of Spanish  
        10 Annie Tremblay, Taehong Cho, Sahyang Kim and Seulgi Shin Gradient Effects of Tonal Scaling in the Segmentation of Korean Speech: An Artificial-Language Segmentation Study   10 Yoshiko Arimoto, Yasuo Horiuchi and Sumio Ohno Consistency of base frequency labelling for the F0 contour generation model using expressive emotional speech corpora   10 Yueqiao Han, Martijn Goudbeek, Maria Mos and Marc Swerts Audio-visual Analyses of Differences Between Natural and Teaching Styles for Mandarin Tone Production   10 Olga Maxwell and Elinor Payne Pitch accent types and tonal alignment of the accentual rise in Indian English(es)  
        11 Anne Lacheret, Anne Bobin-Begue, Emmanuel Devouche and Maya Gratier The perception of intention and emotion in non-cry pre-babbling infant vocalizations   11 Elena Boitsova, Evgeny Pyshkin, Takako Yasuta, Natalia Bogach, Iurii Lezhenin, Anton Lamtev and Vadim Diachkov StudyIntonation courseware kit for EFL prosody teaching   11 Ping Fan, Wentao Gu, Dawei Gong and Wenbin Zhang Fundamental Frequency Characteristics of Parkinsonian Speech after Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation   11 Yu-Yin Hsu, Anqi Xu and Hang Ngai Focus Prosody in Cantonese and Teochew Noun Phrases  
        12 Elisa Pellegrino, Lei He and Volker Dellwo The Effect of Ageing on Speech Rhythm: A Study on Zurich German   12 Cong Zhang Chanted Call Tune in Tianjin Mandarin: Disyllabic Calls   12 Ayane Santos, Miguel Oliveira Jr and René Santos Prosodic marking of information status in spoken digit sequences produced by speakers of Brazilian Portuguese and Dutch   12 Valentina De Iacovo and Paolo Mairano Prosodic variation and perceptive distinctness? An experiment with some dialectal varieties of Italy  
        13 Vass Verkhodanova and Matt Coler Prosodic and Segmental Correlates of Spontaneous Dutch Speech in Patients with Parkinson's Disease: A Pilot Study   13 Aleksandra Chikulaeva and Mariapaola D'Imperio The expression of politeness and pitch height in Russian imperatives   13 Amelie Dorn and Ailbhe Ní Chasaide Effects of Focus on f0 across Four Varieties of Donegal Irish   13 Simone de Lemos What Automatic Speech Recognition Can Tell Us About Stress and Stress Shift in Continuous Speech  
        14 Daniil Kocharov and Alla Menshikova Distributed representation of melodic contours   14 Maël Mauchand, Nikolaos Vergis and Marc Pell Ironic tones of voices   14 Hansjörg Mixdorff, Catherine Watson and Peter Keegan Quantitative Analysis of Maori Prosody from Three Generations   14 Sam Hellmuth Variation in polar interrogative contours within and between Arabic dialects  
        15 Takuya Ozuru, Nobuaki Minematsu and Daisuke Saito Prosodic Comparison of Utterances without Extracting Fundamental Frequencies based on Vocalized Subharmonic Summation   15 Nathan Young Rhythm in Stockholm's two working-class varieties: Separate paradigms predict intervocalic durational contrast   15 Catalina Torres Orjuela, Janet Fletcher and Gillian Wigglesworth Acoustic correlates of the French Accentual Phrase in Lifou (New Caledonia)   15 Jacob Phillips, Daniel Chen and Alan Yu Non-segmental conditioning of sibilant variation in American English  
        16 Rene Altrov, Hille Pajupuu and Jaan Pajupuu Phonogenre affecting voice likability   16 May M.W. Poon, Karen M.K. Chan and Edwin M.L. Yiu The Relationship Between Speech Rate, Voice Quality and Listeners’ Purchase Intentions   16 George Christodoulides, Anne Catherine Simon and Ivana Didirkova Perception of Prosodic Boundaries by Naive and Expert Listeners in French. Modelling and Automatic Annotation   16 Paula Orzechowska Exponents of sonority in Slavic and Germanic  
        17 Martina Krüger, Francesco Cangemi, Kai Vogeley and Martine Grice Prosodic Marking of Information Status in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders   17 Tan Lee, King Hang Matthew Ma, Albert Rilliard, Hansjörg Mixdorff and Angelika Hönemann Free Labeling of Audio-visual Attitudinal Expressions in Cantonese   17 Michael O'Dell and Tommi Nieminen Distal rate effect for Finnish epenthetic vowels   17 Alexandra Markó, Márton Bartók, Tekla Etelka Gráczi, Andrea Deme and Tamás Gábor Csapó Prominence Effects on Hungarian Vowels: A Pilot Study  
        18 Pilar Prieto, Alice Cravotta, Olga Kushch, Patrick Rohrer and Ingrid Vila-Giménez Deconstructing beat gestures: a labelling proposal   18 Judith Llanes-Coromina, Pilar Prieto and Patrick Rohrer Brief training with rhythmic beat gestures helps L2 pronunciation in a reading aloud task   18 Chengxia Wang, Jinsong Zhang and Yi Xu Compressibility of Segment Duration in English and Chinese   18 Jeffrey Kallay and Melissa Redford Coarticulatory effects on “the” production in child and adult speech  
        19 Alice Cravotta, Maria Grazia Busa and Pilar Prieto Restraining and encouraging the use of hand gestures: Effects on speech   19 Suyeon Im, Jennifer Cole and Stefan Baumann The probabilistic relationship between pitch accents and information status in public speech   19 Helen Türk The Three-Way Distinction of Consonant Duration in Estonian   19 Zofia Malisz and Marzena Zygis Lexical stress in Polish: evidence from focus and phrase-position differentiated production data  
        20 Annette Gerstenberg, Susanne Fuchs, Julie Marie Kairet, Johannes Schröder and Claudia Frankenberg A cross-linguistic, longitudinal case study of pauses and interpausal units in spontaneous speech corpora of older speakers of German and French   20 Maria Camilla Mastriani, Caterina Petrone, Roxane Bertrand and Magalie Ochs Role of prosody on the perception of the “oui”/”yes” feedback in medical context   20 Pablo Arantes, Anders Eriksson and Verônica Lima Minimum Sample Length for the Estimation of Long-term Speaking Rate   20 Ineke Mennen and Denise Chousi Prosody in first-generation adult immigrants and second-generation heritage-language users: the timing of prenuclear rising accents  
        21 Constantijn Kaland, Christoph Bracks and Nikolaus P. Himmelmann Repetition reduction in Papuan Malay prosody   21 Anna Jespersen Innovations in the stylistic variation of nuclear tunes in Belfast English   21 Daniel Hirst and Ting Wang Can we model pitch using only the f0 on sonorant rimes?   21 Christoph Gabriel, Trudel Meisenburg and Bénédict Wocker Intonation and (re)syllabification in L2 French interrogatives produced by L1 German learners: Comparing different proficiency levels  
        22 Marjoleine Sloos, Jeroen van de Weijer and Yunyun Ran Register, tone, and consonant-vowel coarticulation   22 Sarah Ita Levitan, Jessica Xiang and Julia Hirschberg Acoustic-Prosodic and Lexical Entrainment in Deceptive Dialogue   22 Beata Lukaszewicz, Ewa Zajbt and Urszula Krawczyk The Rhythm of Heptasyllabic Words: Evidence for Metrical Bidirectionality   22 Donald White and Peggy Mok L2 Speech Rhythm Development in New Immigrants  
        23 Elena Mihas and Olga Maxwell Yes/No Interrogative Intonation of Satipo Ashaninka (Kampa Arawak) of Peru   23 Nicole Dehe, Bettina Braun and Daniela Wochner The prosody of rhetorical vs. information-seeking questions in Icelandic   23 Uwe Reichel, Katalin Mády and Stefan Benus Acoustic profiles for prosodic headedness and constituency   23 Yuan Jia and Yu Wang Typology of English Monophthongs by EFL Learners from Wu Dialectal Region- A Case Study of Ningbo and Shanghai  
        24 Farhat Jabeen and Bettina Braun Production and Perception of Prosodic Cues in Narrow & Corrective Focus in Urdu/Hindi   24 Seulgi Shin and Annie Tremblay Effect of Prosodic Context on Lexical Access: An Investigation of Korean Denasalization   24 Yasuko Nagano-Madsen Pitch accent typology and intonation in the three dialects of Ryukyuan   24 Peggy Mok, Xiaolin Li, Jingxin Luo and Guo Li L1 and L2 phonetic reduction in quiet and noisy environments  
        25 Tomas Dubeda N+N Borrowings from English: A New Stress Pattern in Czech?   25 Daniela Wochner and Nicole Dehe Prosody meets pragmatics: a production study on German verb-first sentences   25 Travis Major and Connor Mayer Towards a phonological model of Uyghur intonation   25 Shelley Xiuli Tong, Rachel Ka-Ying Tsui and Alvis Kan-Ki Fung Prosodic Reading and Reading Comprehension in Chinese and English among Hong Kong Cantonese-English Bilingual Children: A Longitudinal Study  
        26 Rachel Ka Ying Tsui and Shelley Xiuli Tong An Acoustic Study on the Effect of the Interaction between Intonation and Lexical Tones on the Realization of Cantonese Sentence-final Particles   26 Lei Wang L-tone Focus and Word-internal PFC in Kaifeng Mandarin   26 Elinor Payne and Olga Maxwell Durational variability as a marker of prosodic structure in Indian English(es)   26 Annie Tremblay, Seulgi Shin, Sahyang Kim and Taehong Cho Use of Tonal Information in Korean Lexical Access  
        27 Andrea Peskova, Laura Colantoni and Trudel Meisenburg Initial and final intonation cues of Czech yes-no questions   27 Frank Zimmerer, Erika Brandt, Bistra Andreeva and Bernd Möbius Idiomatic or literal? Production of collocations in German read speech   27 Argyro Katsika The kinematic profile of prominence in Greek   27 Jue Yu, Jiena Chen, Shengyi Wu and Ye Feng Disfluency in Chinese L2 Spontaneous Speech: Patterns and Interactions  
        28 Anders Eriksson, Antti Suni, Martti Vainio and Juraj Šimko The acoustic basis of lexical stress perception   28 Fabian Santiago and Paolo Mairano The role of lexical stress on vowel duration and vowel space in two varieties of Spanish   28 Adam Royer and Sun-Ah Jun A Preliminary Model of Tatar Intonational Phonology   28 Toshiko Isei-Jaakkola, Yasuko Nagano-Madsen and Keiko Ochi Respiratory Control, Pauses, and Tonal Control in L1’s and L2’s Text Reading – A Pilot Study on Swedish and Japanese –  
        29 Stephanie Berger, Oliver Niebuhr and Kerstin Fischer Eliciting extra prominence in read-speech tasks: The effects of different text-highlighting methods on acoustic cues to perceived prominence   29 Peggy Mok, Crystal Lee and Alan Yu Perception and production of Cantonese tones by South Asians in Hong Kong   29 Eva Liina Asu and Pärtel Lippus Acoustic correlates of secondary stress in Estonian   29 Hongwei Ding, Yuqing Zhan, Jiahong Yuan and Sishi Liao Production of English Stops by Mandarin Chinese Learners  
        30 Haoyan Ge, Aoju Chen and Virginia Yip L1 Effects on L2 comprehension of focus-to-prosody mapping: A comparison between Cantonese and Dutch learners of English   30 Matthew Patience, Olivia Marasco, Laura Colanton, Gabrielle Klassen, Malina Radu and Olga Tararova Initial Pitch Cues in English Sentence Types   30 Tillmann Pistor and Carsten Keil VJ.PEAT: Automated measurement of prosodic features   30 Robert Fuchs Pitch Range, Dynamism and Level in Postcolonial Varieties of English: A Comparison of Educated Indian English and British English  
        31 Ela Thurgood Prosody of negation in Iu-Mien   31 Katrin Leppik, Pärtel Lippus and Eva Liina Asu The perception of Estonian quantity degrees by Spanish listeners   31 Sandra Schwab and Jean-Philippe Goldman MIAPARLE: Online training for discrimination and production of stress contrasts   31 Joanne Jingwen Li and Maria Grigos The Effect of L1 Prosody in the Perception and Production of Non-native Lexical Stress  
        32 Gonzalo E Espinosa The role of prominences in typologically different rhythms   32 Dafydd Gibbon and Huangmei Liu Variability in Mandarin Tone Perception: a multidialectal approach   32 Monica Dominguez, Mireia Farrús and Leo Wanner Thematicity-based Prosody Enrichment for Text-to-Speech Applications   32 Laura Colantoni, Alana Johns, Gaby Klassen, Matthew Patience, Malina Radu and Olga Tararova L1 Influence and Task effects in the realization of sentence types by Inuktitut-English sequential bilinguals  
        33 David Le Gac Two patterns of tone lowering in Somali   33 Paula Orzechowska and Rachid Ridouane The structure of vowelless verbal roots in Tashlhiyt Berber   33 Guan-Ting Liou, Chen-Yu Chiang, Yih-Ru Wang and Sin-Horng Chen Estimation of Hidden Speaking Rate   33 Anne Bonneau Impact of fluency and segmental categorization in L2: the case of French final fricatives uttered by German speakers  
        34 Manon Lelandais and Gaelle Ferre Perception of prosodic boundaries by naive listeners in three different types of subordinate syntactic constructions   34 Jessie S. Nixon and Catherine T. Best Acoustic cue variability affects eye movement behaviour during non-native speech perception   34 Imene Zangar, Zied Mnasri, Vincent Colotte, Denis Jouvet and Amal Houidhek Duration modeling using DNN for Arabic speech synthesis   34 Seth Wiener and Seth Goss Perceptual assimilation of non-native prosodic cues: Cross-linguistic effects of lexical F0 learning  
        35 Julia Bongiorno and Sophie Herment A qualitative analysis of rising tones in Dublin English   35 Constantijn Kaland Spectral tilt as a correlate of Papuan Malay word stress   35 Alex Peiró-Lilja and Mireia Farrús Paragraph Prosodic Patterns to Enhance Text-to-Speech Naturalness   35 Li-Fang Lai and Shelome Gooden Intonation in Contact: Mandarin Influence in Yami  
        36 Jessie S. Nixon, Natalie Boll-Avetisyan, Tomas O. Lentz, Sandrien van Ommen, Brigitta Keij, Çagri Çöltekin, Liquan Liu and Jacolien van Rij Short-term exposure enhances perception of both between- and within-category acoustic information   36 Marcin Wlodarczak and Mattias Heldner Exhalatory turn-taking cues   36 Biswajit Dev Sarma, Abhishek Dey, Wendy Lalhminghlui, Parismita Gogoi, Priyankoo Sarmah and S R Mahadeva Prasanna Robust Mizo digit recognition using data augmentation and tonal information   36 Agnieszka Jóźwik and Feng Shi Analysis of monosyllabic tones in Mandarin Chinese produced by Polish students  
        37 Erika Brandt, Frank Zimmerer, Bistra Andreeva and Bernd Möbius Impact of prosodic structure and information density on dynamic formant trajectories in German   37 Plinio Barbosa and Sandra Madureira The Interplay between Speech and Breathing across three Brazilian Portuguese Speaking Styles   37 Cheng Hsien Lin, Chung-Long You, Chen-Yu Chiang, Yih-Ru Wang and Sin-Horng Chen An HPM-based Prosodic Analysis of Disfluencies for Spontaneous Mandarin Speech   37 Maria O'Reilly and Ailbhe Ní Chasaide IP length and peak (and valley) trends in neutral declaratives in Connaught and Ulster Irish – a comparison  
        38 Zenghui Liu, Hans Van De Velde and Aoju Chen Intonational Realization of Declarative Questions in Bai   38 Jan Michalsky, Heike Schoormann and Oliver Niebuhr Conversational quality is affected by and reflected in prosodic entrainment   38 Diego Evin, Christian Cossio-Mercado, Humberto Maximiliano Torres, Jorge Gurlekian and Hansjörg Mixdorff Automatic Prominence Detection in Argentinian Spanish   38 Francesca Nicora, Laura Incalcaterra McLoughlin and Barbara Gili Fivela Impact of prosodic training on Italian as L2 by Hiberno-English speakers  
        39 Svetlana Kaminskaia Peaks and valleys of a stress group in three geographically distant varieties of French in contact and non-contact settings   39 Marie Tahon and Damien Lolive Discourse phrases classification: direct vs. narrative audio speech   39 Erica Cooper, Emily Li and Julia Hirschberg Characteristics of Text-to-Speech and Other Corpora   39 Yuanyuan Zhang, Hongwei Ding, Peter Zelchenko, Xin Cui, Yi Lin, Yuqing Zhan and Hui Zhang Prosodic disambiguation by Chinese EFL learners in a cooperative game task  
        40 Xin Li and Rene Kager A Segmentation Effect in Dutch listeners’ Surface-to-Underlying Mapping of Tones   40 Carlos Ishi, Ryusuke Mikata and Hiroshi Ishiguro Analysis of relations between hand gestures and dialogue act categories   40 Sabrina Stehwien, Ngoc Thang Vu and Antje Schweitzer Effects of Word Embeddings on Neural Network-based Pitch Accent Detection          
        41 Albert Lee and Yi Xu Conditional realisation of post-focus compression in Japanese   41 Ivana Didirkova, George Christodoulides and Anne Catherine Simon The Prosody of Discourse Markers alors and et in French. A Speech Production Study   41 Bradley McDonnell and Rory Turnbull Neural network modeling of prosodic prominence in Besemah (Malayic, Indonesia)          
        42 Jana Neitsch, Bettina Braun and Nicole Dehe The role of prosody for the interpretation of rhetorical questions in German   42 Katarzyna Klessa and Maciej Karpinski Speaking style variation in laboratory speech: A perception study   42 Branislav Gerazov and Gérard Bailly PySFC - A System for Prosody Analysis based on the Superposition of Functional Contours Prosody Model          
        43 Stella Gryllia, Mary Baltazani and Amalia Arvaniti The role of pragmatics and politeness in explaining prosodic variability             43 Frank Kügler Optional accentuation of pronouns in German          
                          44 Susanne Genzel, Agata Renans and Frank Kügler Focus and its prosody in Akan and Ga          

Schedule of SP9 Satellite Workshop: “Usages and Advantages of Categorical Phonetic Transcription of Prosody: Toward the development of an IPrA”
Date: June 14, 2018 (Thursday)
Place: room 4.8 (4th floor)

14:20-14:30 Introduction – by Sun-Ah Jun and Pilar Prieto

14:30-14:50 Pilar Prieto (ICREA, Dept. of Translation & Lang. Sciences, Univ. of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and Sun-Ah Jun (Dept. of Linguistics, UCLA)
Why do we need two levels of prosodic transcription?: Supporting the IPrA (International Prosodic Alphabet) proposal

14:50-15:10 Martine Grice (Institute of Linguistics, Univ. of Köln)
Incorporating continuity in prosodic annotation

15:10-15:30 Sam Hellmuth (Dept. of Language and Linguistic Science, Univ. of York, UK)
Transcribing the intonation of typologically different dialects of the same language: the case of Arabic

15:30-15:50 Frank Kügler (Department of Linguistics, Potsdam University, Germany
Tonal categories in prosodic annotation of dialectal variation

15:50-16:10 Andrea Peskova (Institute for Romance and Latin Studies, Univ. of Osnabrück, Germany), Marzena Zygis (Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics & Humboldt University, Berlin) & Marek Jaskula (Westpomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland)
Differences and similarities in the intonation systems of Czech and Polish

16:10-16:30 Sun-Ah Jun (Dept of Linguistics, UCLA), Heeju Lee (Dept. of Asian Lg. Cultures, UCLA) and JyEun Son (Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, UCLA)
Mixing L1 and L2 intonation: L1 Korean in L2 English and L2 Spanish

16:30-17:00 Break 

17:00-17:20 Jacques Koreman (Dept of Lang & Lit, Norwegian Univ. of Science & Technology)
A wish list for multilingual intonation training

17:20-17:40 David Escudero (Dept. of Informatics, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain)
Characterizing speaking style with automatic prosodic labels, applications in computer assisted pronunciation training

17:40-18:10 General Discussion

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