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LINGUIST List 22.1926

Wed May 04 2011

Confs: Forensic Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology/UK

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        1.     Natalie Fecher , BBfor2 Summer School in Forensic Speech Analysis

Message 1: BBfor2 Summer School in Forensic Speech Analysis
Date: 03-May-2011
From: Natalie Fecher <natalie.fecheryork.ac.uk>
Subject: BBfor2 Summer School in Forensic Speech Analysis
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BBfor2 Summer School in Forensic Speech Analysis

Date: 13-Jun-2011 - 17-Jun-2011
Location: York, United Kingdom
Contact: Natalie Fecher
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://bbfor2.net

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Meeting Description:

The Marie Curie Initial Training Network 'Bayesian Biometrics for Forensics' (BBfor2) is pleased to announce that a limited number of spaces are available for this year's Summer School in Forensic Speech Analysis, to be held in York, United Kingdom, 13th to 17th June 2011.

The programme will be led by Prof. Francis Nolan and will include contributions from Prof. Peter French, Prof. Jim Scobie, Dr. Tim Andrews and Dr. Tim Grant.

The topics covered will include:

- Basic concepts about speech and speaker identity
- Forensic transcriptions and phonological analysis
- Acoustic analysis of forensic speech samples
- Forensic speaker comparison
- Automatic speaker recognition
- Forensic text analysis
- Biometric topics related to BBfor2 (e.g. face recognition, ultrasound)

The programme will include both lectures as well as practical lab sessions. This summer school offers a great opportunity to gain a broad insight into aspects of forensic speech science by some of the world's leading experts.

Please note that the early registration deadline is the 27th May 2011, and that space for external participants is limited to 5.

More information can be found on the website. Please don't hesitate to contact us at bbfor2events.york.ac.uk if you have any questions and would like to receive further information.

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