13.07.2022
Congrats to Raphael Werner who received the award for Best Student Poster Presentation at IAFPA 2022 for his submission on Speaker discrimination and classification in breath noises by human listeners.



11.07.2022
Beeke Muhlack and Raphael Werner are presenting posters at IAFPA 2022 (July 10-13 2022).



26.05.2022
Raphael Werner presented at Speech Prosody 2022 (May 23-26 2022).



04.03.2022
Raphael Werner receives Best Student Paper Award at ESSV 2022 (Mar 02-04 2022).



03.03.2022
Our team presented two papers at ESSV 2022 (Mar 02-04 2022): Raphael Werner et al. with Perceptual categorization of breath noises in speech pauses and Mikey Elmers with Comparing detection methods for pause-internal particles.



31.01.2022
Our team has two papers accepted to ESSV 2022 (Mar 02-04 2022): Raphael Werner et al. with Perceptual categorization of breath noises in speech pauses and Mikey Elmers with Comparing detection methods for pause-internal particles.



31.01.2022
Our team has a paper accepted to Speech Prosody 2022 (May 23-06 2022): Raphael Werner et al. with Optionality and variability of speech pauses in read speech across languages and rates.



31.01.2022
Our team has been accepted to Transkription und Annotation gesprochener Sprache und multimodaler Interaktion: Trouvain, J. & Werner, R. with A phonetic view on annotating speech pauses and pause-internal phonetic particles.



30.09.2021
Our team has one poster and two oral presentations at the 17th Phonetik & Phonologie (P&P '21) conference organised by the colleagues in Frankfurt/Main: Raphael Werner et al. with Breath noise perception – a pilot study on airway usage, Beeke Muhlack and Jürgen Trouvain with Annotationsschema für Häsitationspartikeln im phonetischen Kontext, and Mikey Elmers with Corpus generation for research in pause-internal phonetic particles.



03.09.2021
Our team presented three papers accepted at Interspeech 2021 (Aug 30 - Sept 03 2021): Raphael Werner et al. with Inhalations in speech: acoustic and physiological characteristics, Beeke Muhlack et al. with Revisiting recall effects of filler particles in German and English and Mikey Elmers et al. with Take a breath: Respiratory sounds improve recollection in synthetic speech.



17.06.2021
Our team has three papers accepted at Interspeech 2021 (Aug 30 - Sept 03 2021): Raphael Werner et al. with Inhalations in speech: acoustic and physiological characteristics, Beeke Muhlack et al. with Revisiting recall effects of filler particles in German and English and Mikey Elmers et al. with Take a breath: Respiratory sounds improve recollection in synthetic speech.



22.01.2021
Our team presented two papers at the 32nd conference on electronic speech signal processing (03-05 Mar 2021).



14-18.12.2020
Our team presented a poster on "Exploring the presence and absence of inhalation noises when speaking and when listening" at the International Speech Production Seminar (14-18 Dec 2020).



05.10.2020
Our team presented two posters at Bielefeld's 2020 Laughter Workshop. The first poster is by Beeke Muhlack, L1 and L2 production of non-lexical hesitation particles of German and English native speakers [Paper] [Poster] and the second poster is by Jürgen Trouvain and Raphael Werner, Comparing annotations of non-verbal vocalisations in speech corpora [Paper] [Poster].



11.09.2020
Our team presented two posters at the 16th Phonetik & Phonologie (P&P '20) conference organised by the colleagues in Trier: Beeke Muhlack with The vowel quality of non-lexical hesitation particles in German and English L1 and L2 speech [Abstract] [Poster] and Mikey Elmers with Pause-internal phonetic particles in speech communication [Abstract] [Poster].



25.05.2020
We have a paper called "An acoustic analysis of inbreath noises in read and spontaneous speech" (authored by Trouvain, Werner and Möbius) at Speech Prosody 2020 in Tokyo.



04.05.2020
We welcome two more PhD researchers, Beeke Muhlack and Mikey Elmers.



04-06.03.2020
Raphael Werner (together with Jürgen Trouvain and Bernd Möbius) gave a presentation on "Ein sprachübergreifender Vergleich des Pausenverhaltens natürlicher Sprecher in verschiedenen Sprechtempi mit TTS-Systemen" at the "31st Conference on Electronic Processing of Speech Signals (Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung)" at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg.



18-19.02.2020
Respiration Workshop at Saarland University.



01-03.12.2019
Jürgen Trouvain (together with Raphael Werner and Bernd Möbius) gave a presentation "On acoustic features of inhalation noises in read and spontaneous speech" at the "1st International Seminar on the Foundations of Speech (SEFOS) - Breathing, Pausing, and the VOICE" at the University of Southern Denmark in Sønderborg.



04.11.2019
We welcome our first PhD researcher to the project, Raphael Werner.