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Mon Feb 20 2012

Confs: Phonetics, Phonology/Germany

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        1.     Jennifer Cole , Advancing Prosodic Transcription

Message 1: Advancing Prosodic Transcription
Date: 18-Feb-2012
From: Jennifer Cole <jscoleillinois.edu>
Subject: Advancing Prosodic Transcription
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Advancing Prosodic Transcription

Date: 30-Jul-2012 - 30-Jul-2012
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Contact: Jennifer Cole
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology

Meeting Description:

Advancing Prosodic Transcription for Spoken Language Science and Technology
A satellite workshop held in conjunction with LabPhon 13 in Stuttgart, Germany, July 30, 2012

Organizers: Jennifer Cole (U Illinois, USA) and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel (MIT, USA)

We believe the time is ripe to review the major approaches to prosodic transcription that have been developed over the past few decades, compare their various motivations, strengths and challenges, and consider how to move forward toward a more comprehensive and more universally accepted approach to the prosodic labeling of large corpora. To this end we will be conducting a workshop with invited speakers who include developers of transcription systems as well as researchers who are using these systems in their investigation and/or developing large prosodically labelled corpora.

This workshop is sponsored by the Association for Laboratory Phonology, and ALP members will pay a reduced registration fee. For information on membership, please visit:


Invited Speakers:

Session I: Invited talks by developers of prosody transcription systems.
-Pilar Prieto, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
-Martine Grice, Universität zu Köln, Germany
-Laura Dilley, Michigan State University, USA

Session II: Comments and discussion from researchers who use prosody annotated speech materials for their research.
-David Escudero-Mancebo, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain
-Michael Wagner, McGill University, Canada

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