LINGUIST List 9.1246

Wed Sep 9 1998

Confs: SPoSS

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  1. Marie Helene Casanova, SPoSS Program

Message 1: SPoSS Program

Date: Wed, 09 Sep 1998 14:43:52 +0100
From: Marie Helene Casanova <>
Subject: SPoSS Program


SPoSS 24-26 September, La Baume-les-Aix

Sounds Patterns of Spontaneous Speech: Production and Perception


Thursday 24

10-10h.30 Welcome, Coffee

10h.30-11h Opening, Presentation of the communications

11h-12h. Invited Lecture :Making sense of the infinite variety
of natural speech patterns
 Bjorn Lindblom, Stockholm and Austin University

12h-13h30 Lunch

13h30-14h30 Invited Lecture :The phonetic manifestation of words in
spontaneous speech
 Klaus Kohler, University of Kiel

14h30-14h50 Effect of emphasis and irritation on jaw opening
 O. Fujimura, D. Erickson and B. Pardo, the Ohio
	 State University

14h50-15h10 Comparison of aerodymanic and EPG data in spoken
and 			 spontaneous speech
 D. Demolin, Universit libre de Bruxelles

15h10-15h30 Direct and indirect measurement of the articulation
of 			 intervocalic stop consonants in French
 Alain Soquet, Universit libre de Bruxelles

15h30-16h Coffee break

16h-16h20 Distribution and acoustical characteristics of the
 	 allophones in French :laboratory/spontaneous speech
 Denis Autesserre and Michel Chafcouloff, LPL, Aix en Pce
16h20-16h40 Phonological and phonetic aspects of Brazilian Portugese
 	 a study of /R/ variants 
 Rgina Cruz and Lindinalva Messias, UFPA, Brazil

16h40-17h Consonant reduction in spontaneous Polish speech
	 Ryszard Gubrynowicz *and Pierre Durand** (SAL,
	 Warsaw and LPL, Aix)

17h-17h20 Quasi-homorganic V1##V2 sequencies in Austrian German
 Sylvia Moosmller, Acoustic Research Department, Wien

Friday 25

9h-9h.20 What is deleted in Spontaneous Finnish : Segmental
interaction with word stress,vowel harmony and moras
 Rittaa Vlimaa-Blum, CNRS UA 1027, Universit de Lille

9h20-9h40 On-line preaspiration in Swedish : Implications for
historical change
 Ptur Helgason, Institute of Phonetics, Stockholm 
9h40-10h Language dependent and independent spontaneous speech
 Patricia Basset and Tzu-Ting Su, ILPGA, Paris

10h-10h30 Coffee break 

10h30-10h50 Dual-route encoding: a synthesis of acoustic evidence
from 			 normal speech
 S.P. Whiteside and R.A. Varley, University of Sheffield

10h50-11h10 Consonant sequences in spontaneous French speech
 Danielle Duez, LPL, CNRS ESA 6057, Aix en Provence

11h10-12h10 Invited lecture : "Synchronic variations and diachronic
changes :the influence of prosodic structuring"
 Jacqueline Vaissire, ILPGA, Paris

12h10-13h.30 Lunch

13h30-14h30 Invited lecture: The recognition of spoken words with
variable representation
 Anne Cutler, Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen

14h30-14h50 Lexical access in spontaneous speech : reduced forms
 E.G. Bard, M.L.Kelly, and C.Sotillo, HCRC, Edinburgh

14h50-15h10 Perception of 'reduced' forms by non-native speakers
of 			 English
 Linda Shockey, University of Reading

15h10-15h30 Listening to nonnative language which violates native
assimilation rules
 Andrea Weber, MPI, Nijmegen

15h30-16h Coffee break

16h-16h20 Extent of context and vowel indentification in speech
 S.M. Williams and R.L. Diehl, University of Texas
16h20-16h40 Disfluent speech: The transcriber problem
 R. Lickley and E.G. Bard, HCRC, Edinburgh

16h40-17h Is hypo-articulation lexically constrained?
 C.F. Sotillo and E.G. Bard, HCRS, Edinburgh

17h-17h20 Vowel quality in spontaneous speech : what makes a
good 			 vowel?
 M. Aylett and A. Turk, HCRC, Edinburgh

20h Sposs dinner

Saturday 26

9h-9h20 Disentangling multiple sources of stress for word segmentation
 H. Bortfeld and J. Morgan, Brown University

9h20-9h40 Acoustic-Prosodic cues of speech repairs in
spontaneous 			 speech
 Shu-chan Tseng, University of Bielefeld

9h40-10h Speaker strategies in the use of prosodic means in
spontaneous discourse in Dutch
	 M. van Donzel, F.J. Koopmans-van Beinum, L.C.W. Pols,
	 University of Amsterdam

10h-10h20 Global and local characteristics of Dutch questions
in 	 play-acted and spontanous speech
 J.Haan and V.J. van Heuven, Nijmegen University and
Leiden 			 University

10h20-10h40 Effects of prosodic constraints on the differential
lengthening of syllable constituents in French: a comparison between
spontaneous and read speech
 C. Astesano, LPL, Aix en Provence

10h40-11h We talk like that meh ? No, lah ! : intonation patterns on
discourse particles in spontaneous Singapore English
 Lisa Lim, University of Singapore

11h-11h30 Coffee break

11h30-11h50 The use of ALISP for automatic acoustic-phonetic
 J. Cernocky, G. Baudoin, and G. Chollet, TU of Brno,

11h50-12h10 Selection of pronunciation variants in spontaneous speech:
comparing the performance of man and machine
 M. Wester, J.M. Kessens, C.Cucchiarini, and H.Strik

12h10-13h Discussion :Achievements and perspectives of research on
spontaneous speech
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