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A04 - Dynamic modelling of prosodic prominence

This project focuses on the dynamic modelling of prosodic prominence interms of vocal tract actions in German. Two series of experiments are carried out, each of them using 3-D Electromagnetic Articulography (kinematic and acoustic data, 10 speakers each) and computer-based simulation of speech production. In test series #1, we investigate the nature of highlighting mechanisms reflected in the speakers' supralaryngeal coordination patterns. In test series #2 we analyse temporal and spatial adjustments of articulation to test for prominence-induced highlighting due to different baselines induced by different speaking styles.

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Team

Name

PD Dr. Doris Mücke

Principal Investigator A04

Office: Phonetik, Herbert-Lewin-Straße 6
E-mail: doris.muecke(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-4256
Web: PD Dr. Doris Mücke

Name

Dr. Anne Hermes

Associated researcher A04

Office: Phonetik, Herbert-Lewin-Straße 6
E-mail: anne.hermes(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-4256
Web: Dr. Anne Hermes

Name

Simon Rössig (né Ritter)

Doctoral student A04

Office: Phonetik, Herbert-Lewin-Straße 6
E-mail: ritter.simon(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-4258
Web: Simon Rössig

Name

Sophie Michal Berlet

Student assistant A04

Office: Phonetik, Herbert-Lewin-Straße 6
E-mail: sophie.berlet(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-7047

Name

Simon Lukas Henne

Student assistant A04

Office: Phonetik, Herbert-Lewin-Straße 6
E-mail: lukas.henne(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-7047

Name

Lena Pagel

Student assistant A04

Office: Phonetik, Herbert-Lewin-Straße 6
E-mail: lena.pagel(at)uni-koeln.de
Phone: (+49) 221 470-7047

List of publications

To appear

  • Cho, Taehong & Doris Mücke. To appear. Articulatory Measures of Prosody. In Carlos Gussenhoven & Aoju Chen (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Language Prosody. Oxford: University Press.

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Awards

  • Roessig, Simon: Best Student Paper Award (The phonetics and phonology of focus marking - an integrated perspective), 16th Conference on Laboratory Phonology 2018 in Lissabon.
  • Pagel, Lena: Best Poster Award (Modifications of Tongue Body Kinematics as a Prominence Marking Strategy), Interspeech 2019 / Young Female Researchers in Speech Workshop 2019 in Graz. 
  • Mertens, Jane: Fakultätspreis de Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität zu Köln 2018 (Alter und Sprechmotorik: Eine akustische und artikulatorische Analyse; Masterthesis
  • Pagel, Lena: Fakultätspreis de Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität zu Köln 2019 (Eine artikulatoische Studie zur Prominenzmarkierung im Deutschen: Die Kinematik des Zungenrückens; Bachelorthesis)