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Thu 12th
13:15 - 15:00
Exjob presentations in CS: Sound and Music Computing; Database for Power Supplier
Voice analysis; Audio system tests; Household power metering
Dennis Johansson, KTH
Niklas Bäckström. Karl Trumstedt
Three M.Sc. degree project presentations of general interest. Session chair: Olov Engwall.
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Apr 1stShort-term spectral characteristics of the EGG signal in different registers
Andreas Selamtzis, KTH
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Apr 4th
13:00 - 14:00
3D head pose and gaze tracking using remote RGB-D sensors
Kenneth A. Funes Mora, EPFL
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Apr 4th
14:00 - 15:00
Recognizing visual attention using dynamic head pose-gaze mapping and the robot conversational state
Samira Sheikhi, EPFL
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Apr 7th
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in KTH, Room F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
The /k/s, the /t/s, and the in-betweens. Novel approaches to examining the perceptual consequences of misarticulated speech
Sofia Strömbergsson, KTH
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Thesis defense
Apr 8thOn Speech Perception and the Lexicon: Studies of Speech Sound Development and Disorder
Benjamin Munson, University of Minnesota
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Apr 29thProsodic turn-taking cues in perception and production
Margaret Zellers, KTH
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Mars

Mar 10thSelected Topics on Speech Synthesis and Multimodal Communication
An Overview of the Work at The Institute for Language and Speech Processing at Athena Research Center
Spyros Raptis, Maria Koutsombogera, Xaris Papageorgiou, Athena Research Center
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Februari

Feb 25thDiscovering patterns in continuous speech
Niklas Vanhainen, KTH
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2013

December

Dec 6thAffect-aware and empathic robots: closing the affective loop in social human-robot interaction
Dr. Ginevra Castellano, University of Birmingham
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Dec 12th
13:00 - 15:00
Non-verbal to Conversational Speech Synthesis
Bajibabu Bollepalli, KTH
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Dec 19th
15:15 - 16:00
Perceiving emotions in solo singing and parameters of these signals
Jan Felcyn, Adam Mickiewicz University
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November

Tue 5thElementary Gestalts for Gesture Sonification
Maurizio Goina
A presentation of the EGGS system (EGGS - Elementary Gestalts for Gesture Sonification) and of the research done with EGGS in the artistic and pedagogical fields.
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Wed 6th
13:00 - 15:00
Enriching dialog system language and semantics using web-based resources
Alex Rudnicky, CMU
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Fri 8thSimulation and Perception of Humanoid Agents and Crowds
Christopher Peters, KTH
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Oktober

Oct 31stMany parameter model of laryngeal flow and synthesis of subharmonic voices
Ken-Ichi Sakakibara, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido
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September

Sep 10thAcoustical Study of Classical Kunqu Opera Singers
Dong Li, Linguistics Laboratory, Peking University
Elsie Dong has been a doctoral exchange student at TMH for the past 12 months, with Johan Sundberg as her supervisor. Here she will present the outcomes of her research, just before returning to China.
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Sep 26th
14:00 - 17:30
Sound is information
Open symposium

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Symposium
Sep 27th
13:30 - 16:00
OBS! Held in F3
Interactive sonification of motion - Design, implementation and control of expressive auditory feedback with mobile devices
Gaël Dubus
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Dr. Paul Vickers, from Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK.

Augusti

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Jun 7th
13:00 - 17:00
Sound Hunter: Developing a Navigational HRTF-Based Audio Game for People with Visual Impairments
Sebastian Brieger
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Jun 11thNon-invasive automatic detection of phonatory state transitions
Andreas Selamtzis
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Jun 18thPsychophysiological measurement
PerMagnus Lindborg, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Maj

May 3rdEvaluation of multimodal TV-control devices
Nicolas Lisle
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Opp.: Pärham Fazelzadeh Hashemi
May 6thApproaches for time-frequency analysis of speech signals without windowing
B. Yegnanarayana, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad
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May 24thTitle pending
DT2118 Tal- och talarigenkänning (slutseminarium)

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May 28thA Meta-Analysis of Mapping Strategies for the Sonification of Physical Quantities
Gaël Dubus
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April

Mars

Mar 5th
13:15 - 15:00
OBS! Held in Upper Library (5th floor, Lindstedtsvägen 24 )
Perception of sound in unintended and designed scapes
PerMagnus Lindborg
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Mar 15thAnimated Lombard speech: motion capture, animation and visual intelligibility
Simon Alexanderson
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Mar 20thOBS! Held in Seminarierummet
Mining User-generated Data for Music Information Retrieval
Markus Schedl, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
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Mar 22ndExperiments and developments in real-time recognition of sign language
Kalin Stefanov
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Mar 26thA data-driven model for response location detection in spoken dialogue systems
Raveesh Meena
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Februari

Feb 1stOn cognitive modelling of human-human and human-machine dialogues
Catharine Oertel
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Feb 5thExploring text-to-scene feedback as an alternative for second language acquisition
Johann Roux
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Januari

2012

December

Dec 7th
10:30 - 11:30
OBS! Held in KTH Teknikringen 14, Room 304 , 3rd floor
Biologically-Inspired design and control of musical robots to enable physically-embodied expressive musical performances to interact with musicians
Jorge Solis, Karlstad University, Department of Physics and Electrical Engineering - Adjunct Researcher, Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan - Visiting Researcher, Humanoid Robotics Research, Waseda University, Japan
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Dec 7th
13:30 - 16:00
OBS! Held in F3, Lindstedtsv. 26
Bringing the avatar to life - Studies and developments in facial communication for virtual agents and robots
Samer Al Moubayed
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Stefan Kopp, Sociable Agents Group, CITEC, Bielefeld Univ.
Dec 20thRecent advances in neuroscience for Human-Machine Interaction
Bashar Awwad Shiekh Hasan, Voice Neurocognition Laboratory, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow.
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November

Tue 13thThe place of syntax in large-scale text analysis - towards implementing a distributional radical construction grammar
Jussi Karlgren, Gavagai och ny adjungerad professor vid KTH
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Fri 16thApplications for Hearing Training on Android Smart Devices: The Music Puzzle
Hua Wang, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola
Zheng Li
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Tue 27thChildren´s perception of their own speech - in its online, recorded and modified form
Sofia Strömbergsson
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Fri 30thHearing instrument technology – What is important for the individual?
Peter Nordqvist
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Oktober

Oct 2ndSpeech, gaze and gesturing - multimodal conversational interaction with Nao robot
Raveesh Meena
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Oct 5th
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Sal A2, Östermalmsgatan 26
Perceptually motivated speech recognition and mispronunciation detection
Christos Koniaris
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Martin Cooke, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Vitoria, Spain
Oct 9thContrasts, topic shifts, and prosodic variation in conversational data
Meg Zellers
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Oct 12thHighlights från talforskningskonferenser och workshoppar i september
Deltagarna
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Oct 16th Automatic gesture stroke detection
Binyam Gebrekidan Gebre, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
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Oct 19thInteractive sonification of movements with mobile devices
Status and report of an ongoing doctoral study
Gaël Dubus
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Oct 24th
09:15 - 10:00
OBS! Held in Övre Biblioteket
Effects of singing voice training on the VRP contour
Peter Pabon, Institute of Sonology, Royal Conservatory, The Hague and KTH CSC TMH
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Oct 26thPhonatory dynamics and states - project background and first approaches
Andreas Selamtzis
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September

Sep 18thSocially aware many-to-machine communication
Kalin Stefanov
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Sep 27thThe dimensions of dialog state in spoken interaction
Nigel Ward, University of Texas, El Paso
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Sep 28th
13:00 - 16:00
OBS! Held in F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Modelling paralinguistic conversational interaction - Towards social awareness in spoken human-machine dialogue
Daniel Neiberg
Faculty opponent: Nigel Ward, University of Texas, El Paso
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Thesis defense

Augusti

Aug 17thLarge scale bilinear modelling with missing data in Computer Vision, Image Processing and Machine Learning
Alessio Del Bue, Italian Insitiute of Technology
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Aug 20thA preliminary analysis of prosodic features for a predictive model of facial movements in speech visualisation
Angelika Hönemann, Beuth University of Technology, Berlin
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Juli

Juni

Jun 8thComputational models of popular music
Anders Elowsson
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Opp.: Elias Zea
Jun 12th
14:15 - 15:00
Modeling stylistic variations with Director Musices: an approach based on phrasing and accents
Erica Bisesi, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Anders Friberg
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Jun 15th
15:15 - 16:00
Kinect Audio-Runner: Audio feedback for improving performance in long-distance running
Jordi Bolíbar
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Opp.: Hannes salin
Jun 15th
16:15 - 17:00
Binaural Monitoring for Live Music Performances
Elias Zea
Ex-jobb
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Opp.: Jordi Bolíbar

Maj

May 21stAudiovisual perception of congruent and incongruent Dutch front vowels
Bea Valkenier, University of Groningen
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April

Apr 10thDiscovering words from continuous speech
Two factor analysis methods
Niklas Vanhainen
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Opp.: Martin Boij
Apr 13thGesture Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction
Giovanni Saponaro
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Apr 17thRobust online tracking of sparse or non-rigid marker sets - applied to capturing of human communicative motion
Simon Alexanderson
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Apr 20thPartitioning of spectrum slope dependencies
Peter Pabon
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Mars

Mar 6thMusic playing and recognition of emotion in musical performance by hearing-impaired college students
Professor Rumi Hiraga, Tsukuba University of Technology
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Mar 9thPhonetics in Latvia: institutions, phoneticians and research projects and Characteristics of the Latvian sound system: articulation and acoustics
Inese Indricane, University of Latvia, Riga
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Mar 16thA data-driven framework for understanding human route instructions
Raveesh Meena
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Februari

Feb 10thTowards speaker detection using FaceAPI facial movements in multiparty dialogue
Fasih Haider
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Opp.: Niklas Vanhainen
HumComm series

Januari

Jan 13th
13:15 - 14:00
Machines learning to speak
Obs tiden!
Giampiero Salvi
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Docentlecture
Jan 24th
15:15 - 16:00
Timbral and melodic characteristics of the Persian singing style of Avaz
Hama Biglari
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Jan 24th
16:15 - 17:00
Analysis and simulation of the four singing modes defined in the CVT paradigm
Andreas Selamtzis
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Jan 26th
15:00 - 17:00
Gaze, speech and face-to-face interaction
Gerard Bailly, GIPSA lab, Grenoble
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Jan 27th
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3 Lindstedtsvägen 26
From Acoustics to Articulation
Ananthakrishnan Gopal
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Gérard Bailly, Université Stendhal, Grenoble, France
Jan 31stComparing data derived from electroglottograms and from flow glottograms
Filipa Lã, University of Aveiro, Portugal
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2011

December

Dec 20thExtended REMOS for Additive Noise
Results of intership at Lehrstuhl für Multimediakommunikation und Signalverarbeitung (LMS), F.A.U Erlangen
Akshaya Thippur Sridatta
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November

Tue 1stOn the use of multimodal cues for the prediction of degrees of involvement in spontaneous conversation
Catharine Oertel, Trinity College Dublin
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Fri 11thCan we teach/control a robot using brain signals?
Luis Montesano, University of Zaragoza
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Tue 22ndThe functions of non-lexical feedback tokens in Swedish
Daniel Neiberg
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Fri 25thThe challenge of artistic research
Gerhard Eckel, Professor of Computer Music and Multimedia, University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz
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Oktober

Oct 4thThe Furhat 3D head - new opportunities and challanges in Human-Robot Interaction
Samer Al Moubayed
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Oct 7thRapport från IVA i Reykjavik och SemDial i Los Angeles
Gabriel Skantze och Jens Edlund
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Oct 18thOn the beneficial influence of perceptual knowledge in pronunciation error detection
Chris Koniaris
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September

Sep 21stA computer game for pronunciation training
Antonios Skevofylax
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Opp.: Tian-Lin Gu
Sep 23rd´Highlights´ från sommarens talforskningskonferenser
Deltagarna
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Sep 26th
13:15 - 14:00
Working with sounds. Sound design in computer games, theater and in pedagogical tools for children.
Niklas Billström, Konstfack
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Sep 27thTwo articulographic studies: lip movement variability and exotic Swedish vowels
Johan Frid and Susanne Schötz, Lund University
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Sep 30thInkrementell processning i samtalande system - en förutsättning för en mer människolik interaktion
Gabriel Skantze
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Docentlecture

Augusti

Juli

Juni

Jun 13th
10:15 - 11:00
An interactive articulation-to-area-function phonetics modelling tool
Mátyás Jani
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Opp.: Anton Hedblad
Jun 13th
13:15 - 14:00
Why are computer games so entertaining?
A study on whether motivational feedback elements from computer games can improve spoken language learning games
Tian-Lin Gu
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Jun 14th
14:00 - 18:00
Symposium - Music is Motion
Petri Toiviainen,University of Jyväskylä; Stefania Serafin, Aalborg University Copenhagen; Simon Dixon, Queen Mary University of London; Gerhard Eckel, University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz
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Jun 15th
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Interactive computer-aided expressive music performance - Analysis, control, modification, and synthesis methods
Marco Fabiani
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Petri Toiviainen, University of Jyväskylä
Jun 17thImitating adult speech: an infant´s motivation
Gopal Ananthakrishnan
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Maj

May 6thExploring a design space by prototyping a gesture-controlled augmentation of an operatic lead part
Ludvig Elblaus
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Opp.: Robin Åkerström
May 17thTwo ICASSP presentations
1. Resolving non-uniqueness in the acoustic-to-articulatory mapping
2. Online detection of vocal listener responses with maximum latency constraints
Gopal Ananthakrishnan
Daniel Neiberg
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May 20th
16:00 - 17:00
A novel Skype interface with virtual speech reading support - field trials in the MonAMI project
Sara Avén & Frida Norling
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May 24thA data-driven semantic parser for spoken route descriptions
Martin Johansson
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Opp.: Fasih Haider
May 26th
09:30 - 12:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
The virtual language teacher - models and applications for language learning using embodied conversational agents
Preben Wik
fakultetsopponent Valerie Hazan, UCL, UK
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Thesis defense
HumComm series
May 27th
10:30 - 12:00
Sonification of physical quantities throughout history: a meta-study of previous mapping strategies
Gaël Dubus
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HumComm series

April

Apr 8thModeling human-robot dialogue under uncertainty
Raveesh Meena
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Apr 12thExcitation source and intonation modeling for HMM-based speech synthesis
Marius Cotescu
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HumComm series
Apr 15th
16:15 - 17:30
Time to strike: Influence of tempo on drumming movements
Sofia Dahl, Aalborg University Copenhagen
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Apr 19thEvaluation of Musical Feature Extraction Tools Using Perceptual Ratings
Anton Hedblad
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Mars

Mar 15thReal time 3D animation of rag dolls and avatars - data and methods
Simon Alexanderson
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Mar 17thRecent projects and progress in natural language dialogue for virtual humans at the Institute for Creative Technologies
David Traum, USC, Institute for Creative Technologies
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Mar 18th
13:00 - 17:00
OBS! Held in Sal F2, Lindstedtsvägen 26
In search for the conversational homunculus - serving to understand spoken human face-to-face interaction
Jens Edlund, faculty opponent: David Traum, USC
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Thesis defense
HumComm series

Februari

Feb 10thTowards Speaker Detection using FaceAPI Facial Movements in Multiparty Dialogue
Fasih Haider
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Opp.: Niklas Vanhainen
HumComm series
Feb 11thOn in-service perceptual speech quality monitoring in cellular radio systems
Hans-Jürgen Zepernick, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola
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Feb 15thPredicting, detecting, and explaining vocal interaction in multi-party conversation
Kornel Laskowski
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HumComm series
Feb 18thCorrective re-synthesis of deviant speech - making it clear or making a mess?
Sofia Strömbergsson
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HumComm series
Feb 25thTiming in turn-taking
Mattias Heldner
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Januari

2010

December

Dec 10thA peek at the Mona-Lisa effect: Gaze in 2D & 3D facial projections
and: Report from the Facial Animation & Analysis Workshop, Edinburgh
Samer Al Moubayed
Jonas Beskow
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HumComm series
Dec 14thCon curdino - Utökning av Böhmflöjtens tonförråd till kvartstoner genom perturbation av tonhålens geometri
Rezgar Ahmed
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Opp.: Ludvig Elblaus

November

Tue 16thModeling dynamics in magnetic and conversational materials
Kornel Laskowski, guest researcher from CMU
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HumComm series
Fri 19th
15:15 - 16:00
Reasoning with Norms and Intentions in the Music Performance
Søren R. Frimodt-Møller, University of Southern Denmark
Søren R. Frimodt-Møller is a PhD fellow at the Institute for Philosophy, Education and the Study of Religions, University of Southern Denmark
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HumComm series
Fri 19th
16:15 - 17:00
About the sound design for ‘On the String’
Joyce Beetuan Koh, School of the Arts, Singapore
PerMagnus Lindborg, School of Art, Design, Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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HumComm series

Oktober

Oct 12thInterspeech 2010 med satelliter - Rapport och diskussion

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Oct 19thAnalysis of non-native pronunciation of Swedish using an auditory model
Chris Koniaris
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Oct 22ndSyllabic segmentation of speech
Christian Landsiedel
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Opp.: Martin Johansson

September

Sep 3rd
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in sal F3, Lindstedsvägen 26
Human interaction as a model for spoken dialogue system behaviour
Doktorsdisputation i sal F3
Anna Hjalmarsson
fakultetsopponent är David Schlangen, Potsdam
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Sep 10thObservations on the EGG spectrum slope under various phonatory conditions
Angela Libeaux, RWTH Aachen
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Opp.: Nils Efraimsson
Sep 14thHow to build an attentive speaker
a report from eNTERFACE 2010, Amsterdam
Daniel Neiberg
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HumComm series
Sep 17thUsing Residual Information to Improve the Quality of Synthetic Voices
Marius Cotescu, Politehnica University of Bucharest
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Sep 20thAlternative Measures of Phonation: Collision Threshold Pressure and Electroglottographic Spectral Tilt. Extra: Perception of Swedish Accents
Laura Enflo
Opponent: Francisco Lacerda, Stockholm University
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Licentiate

Augusti

Aug 27thHybrid Interaction in Unobtrusive Augmented Reality
Alex Olwal, MDI, CSC, KTH
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HumComm series

Juli

Juni

Jun 5th
10:00 - 17:00
OBS! Held in Sal D8, Universitetsvägen 10D, Stockholms Universitet
Spoken lingua franca English at a Swedish technical university
An investigation of form and communicative effectiveness
Beyza Björkman
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Professor John M. Swales, University of Michigan
Jun 15thSonicAwe
Demonstration av och diskussion kring ett nytt verktyg för signalbehandling i spektrogram
Christian Lönnholm, Ulf Hammarqvist m. fl., Sonic Awe
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Jun 23rdPresentation och diskussion av förstudie om teckenspråksteknologi
Jonas Beskow, Björn Granström m fl
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Maj

May 28thTowards incremental speech production in dialogue systems
Gabriel Skantze
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April

Apr 23rdAccounting for individual speaker properties in automatic speech recognition
Daniel Elenius
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Licentiate
Opp.: Torbjørn Svendsen, NTNU
Apr 27thArticulatory strategies. How different can they be?
Gopal Ananthakrishnan
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Mars

Mar 9thAudiovisual detection of pronunciation errors
Sebastian Picard
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X-job
Opp.: Chris Koniaris
Mar 26thAuditory models and speech recognition: a path to build robust front-ends
Chris Koniaris
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Februari

Feb 9th
15:15 - 16:30
Human Communication Positioning Seminars
HumComm in a Speech-Music-Language perspective
Sten Ternström m fl.
Leif Dahlberg
Human Communication Seminar. Coffee from 14:45.
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Feb 11th
14:00 - 18:00
Sound is Motion (SIM10)

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Symposium
HumComm series
Feb 12th
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Sal F2, Lindstedtsvägen 26
The acoustics and performance of DJ scratching - Analysis and modelling
Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Rolf Inge Godøy, Dept of Musicology, University of Oslo
Feb 23rdAudio-visual prominence - from intelligibility to behavior
Samer Al Moubayed
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HumComm series
Feb 26thInteraktion med avatarer - ansiktsanimering för verbal och icke-verbal kommunikation
Jonas Beskow
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Docentlecture

Januari

Jan 8th
15:15 - 16:00
Outdoor Auralization - Evaluation of a Road Simulation Model
Marja Gustin
Redovisningen sker på svenska
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Opp.: Lars Ericsson
Jan 8th
16:15 - 17:00
Automatisk diskriminering av tal och musik i ljudfiler
Lars Ericsson
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Opp.: John Häggkvist
Jan 19thHuman-like dialogue systems and speech technology in studies of human conversation
Jens Edlund
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HumComm series
Jan 22ndA voice source project: Spectral tilt of audio and electroglottography signals
Laura Enflo
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2009

December

Dec 4thTechnology and new interfaces for music therapy
Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen
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HumComm series
Dec 8thIntelligent hearing - blind speech extraction
Nedelko Grbic, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola
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November

Tue 3rd“I didn’t say that!” – on children’s perception of their recorded voice, and possible implications for speech and language intervention
Sofia Strömbergsson
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Tue 10thThe neural correlates of filled pauses: A combined fMRI and EEG study of disfluency perception
Robert Eklund, SBI/KI, Voice Provider, Stockholm och ICSI, Berkeley
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Tue 17thA framework for classification and analysis with discriminative prototypical spectrograms
Daniel Neiberg
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Tue 24th
16:00 - 17:00
Mickey’s emotions: report from a study of perception of cartoons
PerMagnus Lindborg, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design and Media, Singapore
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Fri 27thMönsterigenkänning - talkvalitet, bildförbättring och ansiktsdetektering
Mikael Nilsson, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola
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HumComm series

Oktober

Oct 6thInterspeech 2009 med satelliter - Rapport och diskussion

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HumComm series
Oct 9th
15:00 - 17:00
Introduction to sonification and its application to the training of elite athletes
Gaël Dubus, TMH
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HumComm series
Oct 16thModels and Prototypes for Natural Interactive Walking
Federico Fontana, University of Verona, Dept. Computer Science, Verona, Italy
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HumComm series
Oct 21st
09:00 - 17:00
OBS! Held in KTH, Auditorium F2, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Current Trends in Music Instrument Research
On the occasion of Anders Askenfelt´s 60th birthday, a Globally Mediated Symposium
The symposium is free of charge and open to everyone interested. The auditorium is large, but to ensure that seats will be available, please confirm your attendance, by e-mailing to aa-60@csc.kth.se before 16 October.
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HumComm series
Oct 27thStatistical voice transformation in Unit Selection TTS framework
Fabio Tesser, CNR-ISTC Padova, Italy
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September

Sep 4th
15:15 - 16:00
Reserapport från PEVOC 8 i Dresden
Sten Ternström och Johan Sundberg
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Sep 4th
16:00 - 17:00
Duplex stringing in grand pianos
Fredrik Öberg
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X-job
Opp.: Marja Gustin
Sep 11thSynthesis of speech and song: commonalities and differences, style versus individuality
Takeshi Saitou, Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Hideki Kawahara, Wakayama University
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Sep 15thAcoustic Gestures in Speech
Gopal Ananthakrishnan
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Augusti

Aug 18th
14:15 - 15:15
Analysis of playing strategies in DJ scratching
Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen, TMH
Marco Fabiani
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Juli

Jul 17th
15:00 - 17:00
DJ Tool: A Mobile Phone Audio Player Application
Oriol Boix Sancho, Escola Politècnica Superior de Castelldefels, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
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X-job
Opp.: Fredrik Öberg

Juni

Jun 5thVoice User Interface as an alternative access point to web-based mobile services - An investigation using an end-to-end design approach
Daniel Åkerberg
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X-job
Opp.: Miray Merkes
Jun 8thWhat´s going on with Ville? - An update and status report on the development and use of Ville, the CTT Virtual Language Teacher.
Preben Wik
OBS! måndag
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Jun 9thControl and modelling of a 2-D waveguide mesh simulation of the vocal tract
Dominic Freeston, University of York
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HumComm series
Jun 16thA keyboard...How quaint! - Building the Next Generation intuitive speech interfaces
Joakim Gustafson
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Docentlecture
HumComm series

Maj

May 9th
10:45 - 11:15
Musikaliska magneter och missiler. Om konsten att synliggöra stadens offentliga ljudmiljöer
Björn Hellström, Konstfack - Enheten för forskningsadministration och externa relationer
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HumComm series
May 9th
10:15 - 10:45
Den musicerande hjärnan: studier på produktion av rytmiska sekvenser, musikaliska emotioner och improvisation
Fredrik Ullén, Karolinska Institutet - Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa
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HumComm series
May 9th
11:15 - 11:45
Känslomässig kommunikation i musikutförande. Hur snabbt ska det spelas ett glatt utförande?
Roberto Bresin, Anders Friberg, Marco Fabiani, Kjetil F. Hansen, KTH - Skolan för Datavetenskap och kommunikation
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HumComm series
May 12th
15:15 - 16:00
Recognizing and Conveying Emotion in Speech
Julia Hirschberg, TMH/KTH & Columbia University, New York
OBS! lokal: D2, Lindstedtsvägen 5
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May 26thRecording methods for Spoken Dialogue Systems
Miray Merkes
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Opp.: Petra Hagström
May 29thOBS! Held in Seminar room
Assessing and Improving the Performance of Speech Recognition for Incremental Systems
OBS! In the seminar room
Timo Baumann - Doctoral guest researcher, Potsdam University
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April

Apr 7thHuman echolocation: Detection of objects by visually handicapped people
Bo Schenkman, Gästforskare från Blekinge Tekniska Högskola
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HumComm series
Apr 28thSpråkteknologi i Uppsala: Vad nytt?
Joakim Nivre, Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi, Uppsala universitet
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Mars

Mar 3rdSinging commercial music: Genre-specific vocal demands
Thomas F. Cleveland, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA
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Mar 6th
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3, Flodis, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Putting the singing voice on the map: Towards improving the quantitative evaluation of the singer´s voice status
Anick Lamarche
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Thomas F. Cleveland, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA
Mar 10thAchieving equal loudness between audio files
Paul Nygren
(The seminar will be held in Swedish)
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X-job
Opp.: Simon Edwinsson
Mar 20thTaking turns and giving them up - turn-taking behavior in the Columbia Games Corpus
Julia Hirschberg, TMH/KTH & Columbia University, New York
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Februari

Feb 6thPhonetics and the organisation of topic transitions in talk-in-interaction
Rein Ove Sikveland, University of York
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Feb 13thPredicting visual intelligibility gain in the Synface application
Petra Hagström
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X-job
Opp.: Kristian Ronge
Feb 27thLjudmiljöklassificering och taligenkänning med talrörskompensering - ett doktorandseminarium
Daniel Elenius
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Januari

Jan 23rdThe privileged position of the phrase-final accent - perception theory and intonation in Kammu
David House
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Jan 27thOn Clarinet Playing. Reed Properties and Room Influence.
Tarmo Pajusaar
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Jan 30th
10:30 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Salongen, KTHB, Osquars Backe 31
Mechanics and acoustics of violin bowing - Freedom, constraints and control in performance
Erwin Schoonderwaldt
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Prof. Jim Woodhouse, Dept of Engineering, Cambridge University, UK
Jan 30thOn the control of virtual violins
Matthias Demoucron
Seminariet följs av paneldiskussion med Jim Woodhouse, Cambridge University, Colin Gough, University of Birmingham, Kia Ng, University of Leeds och Knut Guettler, Norges Musikhögskole.
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2008

December

Dec 2ndFrån Norrland till Skåne. Uppfattning av svenska dialekter
Laura Enflo
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Dec 16thAutomatic Methods for Dialogue Classification and Prediction
Kristian Ronge
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Opp.: Daniel Åkerberg
Dec 18thStatistical methods for predicting articulation from speech
Gopal Ananthakrishnan
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November

Tue 4thOn the acoustic clothes of singing
Johan Sundberg
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Fri 7thIncremental dialogue processing
Gabriel Skantze
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Thu 20th
09:30 - 21:00
OBS! Held in see program - registration needed
SLTC 2008 - Swedish Language Technology Conference
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Fri 21st
09:00 - 16:00
OBS! Held in see program - registration needed
SLTC 2008 - Swedish Language Technology Conference
more information at: http://www.speech.kth.se/sltc2008/

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Fri 28thAffordance based word-to-meaning association
Giampiero Salvi
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Oktober

Oct 1st
13:15 - 14:15
Assessing the singing voice with the Voice Range Profile
- preview of doctoral thesis
Anick Lamarche
Supervisor: Sten Ternström
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Oct 3rdSummer of ´08: Music Acoustics Conference Highlights
Music Acoustics Group
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Oct 10thAtt tala utan att veta vad man ska säga eller när man ska sluta – Generering av spontant tal i dialogsystem
Anna Hjalmarsson
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Oct 13th
16:00 - 16:45
Docentföreläsning: Vad gör tal till samtal?
Mattias Heldner
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Docentlecture
Oct 16th
08:30 - 17:00
The Jan Gauffin Memorial Symposium - heldagsseminarium
program på: http://www.speech.kth.se/voice/announcement.pdf - anmälan önskas

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Oct 21stA European cross-linguistic study of emotions through the voice - An overview and some methodological issues
Vincenzo Galatà, Department of Linguistics - University of Calabria
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Oct 24thInterspeech 2008, Brisbane - Rapport och diskussion

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September

Sep 2ndAutomatic speech-driven facial animation
Goranka Zoric, Univ of Zagreb
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Sep 5thReport from Enterface summer school, Paris - Results from three projects on multimodality
Gopal Ananthakrishnan, Samer Moubayed and Daniel Neiberg
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Sep 12thDetecting deception in speech: human vs. machine performance
Julia Hirschberg, TMH/KTH & Columbia University, New York
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Augusti

Juli

Juni

Jun 3rdVad bestämmer tonen hos gitarren?
Peter Johansson Bergholtz och Johannes Larsson
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Jun 10th/Nja/, /ja / och /aa/ - datainsamling och analys av diskursmarkörer med fokus på generering av responsiver i dialogsystem
Jenny Klarenfjord
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Opp.: Björn Söderström
Jun 17thPronunciation Training of Swedish Vowels Using Speech Technology, Embodied Conversational Agents and an Interactive Game
David Lucas
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X-job
Opp.: Jenny Klarenfjord
Jun 24thMeasuring the harmonics-to-noise ratio in voice signals at high frequencies
Lucas León Oller
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X-job
Opp.: John Lindberg

Maj

May 9thGenomgång av Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, Kyoto, 2007, baserad på konferenspublikationen.
Mats Blomberg, Daniel Elenius, Kjell Elenius och Daniel Neiberg
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May 23rd
15:15 - 16:00
Modelling the sound propagation in the vocal tract with a three-dimensional digital waveguide mesh
Matt Speed, University of York
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Opp.: Lucas León Oller
May 23rd
16:15 - 17:00
Expressive music performance as a research motor
Roberto Bresin
Lärarkommitten består av Ninni Carlsund och Yngve Sundblad
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Docentlecture
May 30thSkatta - A Multiplatform System for the Design and Running of Audio and Visual Perception Tests
John Lindberg
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X-job
Opp.: Matt Speed

April

Apr 18thTeleping: Automatic evaluation of spoken dialogue systems
Björn Söderström
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Opp.: Janine Wicke
Apr 25th
New date
OBS! Seminariet uppskjutet till 9 maj! (Genomgång av Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, Kyoto, 2007)

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Mars

Mar 4thIntegration of an animated talking face in a portable device for multimodal speech synthesis
Teodor Gjermani
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Opp.: David Lucas
Mar 7thNarrationen som en iterativ arbetsprocess
Katarina Borg Gyllenbäck, Manusförfattare och Data-systemvetare på SU
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Mar 14thPhysics-based modeling of the piano
Heidi-Maria Lehtonen, Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, Helsinki University of Technology, TKK
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Februari

Feb 8thAcoustical properties of children´s singing voices. First results and new plans
Ann-Christine Mecke
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Feb 15th
New date
Embodied interaction strategies in music
Lars Graugaard, (PhD, composer and flautist) Dept. of Software and Media Technology, Aalborg Universitet, Esbjerg
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Feb 19thTowards a methodology for the evaluation of Multimodal Interactive Systems: case studies
Álvaro Trapote
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Feb 22ndMusical Creativity
Jan Cedervall, DSV
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Feb 29thP g a sportlov är Katarina Borg Gyllenbäcks seminarium flyttat till 7 mars

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Januari

Jan 8thInvestigating intonation in Kammu: Report from an excursion in Laos
David House
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Jan 18thNär, var och hur väcker musik känslor?
Patrik Juslin, Uppsala universitet
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Jan 29thRecognizing expressivity in human-computer dialog
Daniel Neiberg and Kjell Elenius
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Jan 30thOn the control of virtual violins
Matthias Demoucron
Demoucron som har varit antagen till gemensam forskarutbildning vid KTH och Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)presenterar sin avhandling som han försvarade i Paris 24 nov 2008. Seminariet följs av paneldiskussion med Jim Woodhouse, Cambridge Uni
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2007

December

Dec 7thAkustisk Design
Björn Hellström, Konstfack, Stockholm
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Dec 11thTalteknologiska möjligheter i behandlingen av barn med fonologisk språkstörning
Sofia Strömbergsson
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Dec 18thHögtalarkonstruktion i snabbversion
Svante Granqvist
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November

Mon 12th
14:15 - 15:00
Mot mer reaktiva talbaserade dialogsystem
Joakim Gustafson
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Thu 22nd
14:00 - 17:00
Spoken Dialog with Humans and Machines
A mini symposium

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Fri 23rd
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Error handling in spoken dialogue systems – Managing uncertainty, grounding and miscommunication
Gabriel Skantze
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Alexander Rudnicky, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Tue 27th
15:00 - 17:00
Anpassning till talrör och röstkälla vid barntaligenkänning - experiment och förstudier
Daniel Elenius
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Oktober

Oct 18th
14:00 - 16:00
The MICASE Corpus of American Academic Speech
John Swales, University of Michigan
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Oct 19thVille at SLaTE. Intryck från en workshop om ´Speech and Language Technology in Education´ och presentation av eget bidrag
Preben Wik
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Oct 26thSome characteristics of dialogue flow
Jens Edlund, Mattias Heldner and Joakim Gustafson
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September

Sep 7th
15:15 - 16:00

New date
Sonification of a diary
Anna de Witt
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Opp.: To be decided
Sep 7th
16:00 - 17:00
The male modal and falsetto registers: perceptual relevance of voice source characteristics
Gláucia Laís Salomao, Pontifical Catholic University, São Paulo
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Sep 18thMer naturlig interaktionskontroll (turtagning) i ett automatiskt kundtjänstsystem
Joakim Gustafson
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Sep 28thSommarens konferenser, bl a ICPhS, Saarbrücken och Interspeech, Antwerpen - rapport och diskussion

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Augusti

Aug 21st
15:00 - 15:45
TMH presentations for ICMC 2007
Hansen, Fabiani
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Aug 21st
15:45 - 16:30
The pianist´s body and mind during performance
Isabella Poggi, Dipartimento di Scienze dell´Educazione, Università
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Juli

Juni

Jun 5thFrom expressive walking to expressive music performance
Åsa Wrange
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X-job
Opp.: Johan Bjurling
Jun 12th
15:15 - 16:00
Implementing Perceived Loudness in Broadcasting at Sveriges Radio
Matti Zemack
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Opp.: Leonardo Aldrey
Jun 19th
10:15 - 12:00

New date
Timing i pianospel
Johan Bjurling
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X-job
Opp.: Anna de Witt
Jun 26thAcoustic Echo Suppression in the Spectral Domain – A low-complexity solution suitable for Voice over IP with high sound quality and home PC-equipment as terminals
Mikael Waldenmark
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X-job
Opp.: Ricardo Santos
Jun 27thUtvärdering av ett språkinlärningsverktyg
Helena Bergström
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X-job
Opp.: Laura Enflo
Jun 28th
15:15 - 16:00
A real-time performance system for interactively layered audio sequences
Leonardo Aldrey
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X-job
Opp.: Juan Morago Guijarro
Jun 28th
16:15 - 17:00
Speech Enhancement of ACELP Coded Speech Signals
Sebastian de Bachtin
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Opp.: Per Wennersten

Maj

May 10thAcoustical correlates of perceived emotions in speech
Mimmi Forsell

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Opp.: Teodor Gjermani
May 11thOBS! Held in Seminarierummet, plan 5
Can the singer’s self-perceptions be mapped into the phonetogram?
Anick Lamarche, Sten Ternström, Stellan Hertegård
(Pre-conference presentation)
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May 15th
15:00 - 18:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Investigating communicative feedback phenomena across languages and modalities
Disputation - fakultetsopponent är Marianne Gullberg, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
Loredana Cerrato
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Thesis defense
May 16th
10:15 - 12:00
What gestures reveal about the development of semantic representations in first and second language acquisition
Marianne Gullberg, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics
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May 21stVirtuella språklärare - teknik, fonetik och pedagogik
Olov Engwall
Docentföreläsning, som beskriver hur datoranimerade språklärare för uttalsträning utvecklas vid Centrum för talteknologi, KTH.
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April

Apr 13thWhich way, SIRR? - Spatial Impulse Response Rendering of digital waveguide mesh room acoustic simulations
Report on a M.Sc.Eng thesis work performed at the University of York
Stefan Enroth
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X-job
Opp.: Åsa Wrange
Apr 20thEtt nyutvecklat databasverktyg för hantering av talkorpora
Alexander Seward
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Apr 24thPresentation av några nya projekt vid CTT

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Mars

Mar 2ndMänniskolik yttrandegenerering i dialogsystem
Anna Hjalmarsson
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Mar 6thThe current music acoustics scene in Brazil
Leonardo Fuks, a multi-instrumentalist and acoustics professor at University of Brazil -UFRJ
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Mar 7thSensors at Medialogy, Aalborg University Copenhagen
Smilen Dimitrov, Aalborg University Copenhagen
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Mar 9thArraymikrofon och talaridentifiering
Jonas Nahlin
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Opp.: Tommie Gannert
Mar 30thCommunication of musical expression from mobile robots to humans: recognition of music emotions by means of robot gestures
Birgitta Burger, TMH and Musikwissenschaftliches Institut der Universität zu Köln
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Februari

Feb 6thPsycho-acoustic interpretation of vocal performance quality
Evangelos Himonides
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Feb 9thEn datadriven beslutsteoretisk metod för val av återkopplingsstrategier i dialogsystem
Gabriel Skantze
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Feb 15th
15:00 - 16:00
Why do we have music?
Steven R. Livingstone, University of Queensland, Brisbane
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Feb 16thUtvärdering av taligenkännare för naturligt och spontant tal
Joakim Nordström
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Opp.: Mikael Waldenmark
Feb 23rdNätbaserat läromedel om pipors akustik inom projektet RealSimple
Viktor Crageus
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Januari

Jan 21st
15:00 - 17:00
TMH presentations for ICMC 2007
Hansen, Fabiani, Bresin
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Jan 21st
15:00 - 17:00
TMH presentations for ICMC 2007
Hansen, Fabiani, Bresin
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Jan 24thPhonetic dimensions and function of preaspirated voiceless fricatives in Scottish English
Olga Gordeeva and James M Scobbie, Acapela Group, Mons, Belgium and Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, U.K.
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Jan 30th
15:15 - 16:00
Ett talarverifieringssystem under luppen: ALIZE
Tommie Gannert
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Opp.: Joakim Nordström
Jan 30th
16:15 - 17:00
Eye Gaze Analysis in Human-Human Interactions
Vanessa Hugot
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Opp.: Mimmi Forsell

2006

December

Dec 4th
13:30 - 15:30
Researching Chinese Englishes
Kingsley Bolton, Department of English, Stockholm University
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Dec 8th
14:00 - 17:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Why so different? - Aspects of voice characteristics in operatic and musical theatre singing
Disputation - fakultetsopponent är Ronald Scherer, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA
Eva Björkner
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Thesis defense
Dec 11th
13:00 - 16:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Modelling phone-level pronunciation in discourse context
Disputation - fakultetsopponent är Merle Horne, Lunds Universitet
Per-Anders Jande
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Thesis defense
Dec 13th
13:30 - 14:30
Developing Methods and Tools for Studying Body Actions and Musical Sound
Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Department of Musicology, University of Oslo
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Dec 18thExpressivness in virtual talking faces
Licentiatseminarium. Granskare: Francisco Lacerda, Lingvistik, SU
Gunilla Svanfeldt
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Dec 19th
14:00 - 17:00
OBS! Held in Sal F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Automatic speaker verification on site and by telephone: methods, applications and assessment
Disputation - fakultetsopponent är Josef Bigün, Högskolan i Halmstad
Håkan Melin
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November

Tue 7thInterfaces for expressive interaction, scratching and more
Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen
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Thu 16th
14:15 - 16:00
Preparing exchange students for their time abroad
Fred Dervin, Department of French, University of Turku, Finland
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Tue 21stTowards an automatic modification of the performance in audio recordings: background and ideas.
Marco Fabiani
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Wed 22ndDialogue Systems at Carnegie Mellon
OBS! ONSDAG
Alexander I Rudnicky, CMU, USA
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Tue 28thProsodi hos fragmentariska grounding-yttranden i dialogsystem
Jens Edlund, David House och Gabriel Skantze
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Oktober

Oct 6th
13:00 - 17:00
OBS! Held in F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26
Mining Speech Sounds
Machine Learning Methods for Automatic Speech Recognition and Analysis
Giampiero Salvi, TMH
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Torbjørn Svendsen
Oct 17th
15:00 - 17:00
Interspeech 2006, Pittsburgh - rapport och diskussion

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Oct 31st
15:00 - 17:00
Språkundervisning med en virtuell lärare - designstrategier, implementering och test
Preben Wik
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September

Sep 8th
15:00 - 17:00
Akustisk analys och formantsyntes av talarålder
Susanne Schötz
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Sep 12th
15:00 - 17:00
När klarinetten låter dåligt - en identifikationsstudie
Athanasia Zlatintsi
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X-job
Opp.: Birgitta Burger
Sep 29th
15:00 - 17:00
Några hörseltekniska forskningsprojekt vid CTT
Peter Nordqvist
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Augusti

Aug 22nd
15:00 - 17:00
Symfoniorkesterns podieakustik
Malin Cederlöf
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Opp.: Arne Wallander

Juli

Jul 5th
15:00 - 17:00
Informal seminar (OBS! Onsdag 5 Juli!)
Kenneth N. Stevens, MIT
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Juni

Jun 9th
15:00 - 17:00
OBS!! FLYTTAT TILL 20 JUNI
Geststyrning av musik
Johan Strandell
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Opp.: Ivett Flores-Backlund
Jun 13th
15:00 - 17:00
OBS!! FLYTTAT TILL 22 AUGUSTI!!! Symfoniorkesterns podieakustik
Malin Cederlöf
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Opp.: Arne Wallander
Jun 15th
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Sal F2, Lindstedtsvägen 28
Computer-based speech therapy using visual feedback with focus on children with profound hearing impairments
Disputation - fakultetsopponent är James J. Mahshie, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. USA
Anne-Marie Öster
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Jun 16th
15:00 - 17:00
Exploring the Speech of Deaf Individuals
James J. Mahshie, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. USA
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Jun 20th
15:00 - 17:00
Geststyrning av musik
Johan Strandell
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Opp.: Ivett Flores-Backlund

Maj

May 8th
15:00 - 16:00
OBS! Held in Sal F2, Lindstedtsvägen 26, intill institutionen
Mot bättre förståelse mellan människor och datorer - konverserande agenter och artikulerade avatarer
Jonas Beskow
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May 12th
15:00 - 17:00
Children-machine conversations: User studies in public settings
Linda Bell & Joakim Gustafson, TeliaSonera
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May 16th
15:00 - 17:00
A multi-dimensional interpolation scheme for improved control of sample-based synthesis
Arne Wallander
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Opp.: Athanasia Zlatintsi
May 19th
15:00 - 17:00
Monkey Business: Creating social awareness among distributed group members, using a network of animatronic agents (presenteras på svenska)
Paulina Modlitba
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Opp.: Helena Bergström
May 23rd
15:00 - 16:00
Automatic decoder configuration for Ambisonic loudspeaker rigs
Robert Humphrey, Univ. of York
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Opp.: Malin Cederlöf
May 23rd
16:15 - 17:15
Steady-state behaviour of the bowed string - Experimental investigations of playability and tone quality
Erwin Schoonderwaldt
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May 30th
15:00 - 17:00
Texturbaserad emotionsmodellering för ansiktssyntes
Daniel Höglind
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Opp.: Jonas Nahlin

April

Apr 4th
15:00 - 17:00
The role of prosody in the communicative function of short expressions in Italian and Swedish
Loredana Cerrato
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Apr 7th
15:00 - 17:00
OBS!! FLYTTAT TILL 30 MAJ !!! Texturbaserad emotionsmodellering för ansiktssyntes
Daniel Höglind
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Apr 18th
15:00 - 16:00
Threshold Pressure For Vocal Fold Collision (presenteras på engelska)
Laura Enflo
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X-job
Apr 18th
16:00 - 17:00
An exploration of skin acceleration level as a measure of phonatory function in singing.
Anick Lamarche
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Apr 21st
15:00 - 17:00
Digital control of the mechanical parameters of a loudspeaker using current feedback (presenteras på svenska)
Magnus Wideberg
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Opp.: Laura Enflo
Apr 25th
15:00 - 17:00
OBS!! FLYTTAT TILL 12 MAJ !!! Children-machine conversations: User studies in public settings
Linda Bell & Joakim Gustafson, TeliaSonera
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Apr 28th
15:00 - 17:00
Experiment med olika metoder för igenkänning av barntal
Daniel Elenius
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Mars

Mar 31st
15:00 - 17:00
Syntes av disfluenser i tal
Rolf Carlson, Kjell Gustafson och Eva Strangert
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Februari

Feb 3rd
15:00 - 17:00
Analysis of drumbeats with regard to the interaction between player, striking tool and instrument
Andreas Wagner
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Opp.: Håkan Landsberg
Feb 7th
10:00 - 11:00
Development of tangible human-machine interface exploiting in-solid vibrational signals acquired by multiple sensors
Marco Fabiani, Politecnico di Milano, Facoltà di Ingegneria, Corso di laurea in Ingegneria delle Telecomunicazioni
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X-job
Opp.: Andreas Wagner
Feb 7th
11:00 - 12:00
Enhancing the perception of short text messages by adding expressive music and pictures
Ivett Lilian Backlund
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X-job
Opp.: Marco Fabiani
Feb 7th
15:00 - 17:00
Speech technology and human-dolphin communication
Preben Wik
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Feb 10th
15:00 - 17:00
Ett verktyg för konstruktion av MPEG-4-baserade talande huvuden
Fredrik Hedberg
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Opp.: Daniel Höglind
Feb 14th
15:00 - 17:00
NAP-projektet - navigationshjälp för funktionshindrade
Jan-Ingvar Lindström
En preliminär version av rapporten finns att hämta via en länk efter abstract (Weblink).
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Feb 17th
15:00 - 17:00
Effektiv visuell återkoppling i datorbaserade talträningssystem
Anne-Marie Öster
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Feb 23rd
15:00 - 17:00
Subjektivt vald ljudåtergivning för olika lyssningssituationer
Samuel Munkstedt
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X-job
Opp.: Fredrik Hedberg
Feb 24th
15:00 - 17:00
Exploring prosody in interaction control
Jens Edlund and Mattias Heldner
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Januari

Jan 10th
15:00 - 17:00
Spektrumlutning hos blåsinstrument
Håkan Landsberg
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X-job
Opp.: Matti Zemack
Jan 24th
15:00 - 17:00
The role of frequency warping in sound synthesis, transformation and representation
Gianpaolo Evangelista, Linköpings universitet, campus Norrköping
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Jan 26th
15:00 - 17:00
Små ljud av stor betydelse - prosodisk manipulering av syntetiska "backchannels" på svenska
Åsa Wallers
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X-job
Opp.: Samuel Munkstedt
Jan 31st
15:00 - 17:00
Speech research at LORIA, Nancy
Anne Bonneau, Jacques Feldmar, Yves Laprie
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2005

December

Dec 2nd
15:00 - 17:00
Induktiva metoder för dependensanalys av texter på naturligt språk
Joakim Nivre, Växjö universitet
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Dec 9th
15:00 - 17:00
Grammatiskt stöd för personer utan funktionell skrift - en språkteknologisk tillämpning
Tina Magnuson
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November

Tue 1st
15:00 - 17:00
Distribution of speaker verification errors in time and (speaker) space
Håkan Melin
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Fri 11th
10:15 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Sal D3, Lindstedtsvägen 5
Computer support for learners of spoken English
Disputation - fakultetsopponent är Robert H McAllister, Stockholms universitet
Rebecca Hincks
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Tue 15th
15:00 - 17:00
IMUTUS: developing tools for rendering educational feedback to a child's music performance - Summary of an EU project
Anders Askenfelt, Erwin Schoonderwaldt, Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen
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Fri 18th
15:00 - 17:00
Experiment med adaption och talrörslängdsnormalisering vid automatisk igenkänning av barntal
Sara Öhgren
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X-job
Opp.: Åsa Wallers
Tue 22nd
15:00 - 17:00
An aerodynamically driven multi-mass model of the vocal folds
Svante Granqvist
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Fri 25th
15:00 - 17:00
Does the acoustic waveform mirror the voice? A keynote address from PEVOC 6
Sten Ternström
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Tue 29th
15:00 - 17:00
Presentation av EU-projektet NICE - ett dialogprojekt i H C Andersens anda
Johan Boye och Joakim Gustafson, TeliaSonera
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Thu 12th
13:15 - 15:00
Exjob presentations in CS: Sound and Music Computing; Database for Power Supplier
Voice analysis; Audio system tests; Household power metering
Dennis Johansson, KTH
Niklas Bäckström. Karl Trumstedt
Three M.Sc. degree project presentations of general interest. Session chair: Olov Engwall.
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X-job

Oktober

Oct 25th
15:00 - 17:00
Machine Learning: a methodology survey with practical examples.
Giampiero Salvi
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September

Sep 16th
15:00 - 17:00
Sound-source perception in walking sounds: walkers' emotion, gender, weight and shoe properties
Bruno L. Giordano, CIRMMT, Faculty of Music, McGill University,Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Sep 28th
15:00 - 17:00
Describing Music, Interpreting Music, Explaining Music
David Huron, Ohio State University
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Sep 29th
10:00 - 13:00
OBS! Held in Salongen, KTHB, Osquars backe 31
On the beat: Human movement and timing in the production and perception of music
Sofia Dahl
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Thesis defense
Opp.: Prof David Huron, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Augusti

Aug 19th
15:00 - 15:30
PEVOC 6 conference paper rehearsal
Björkner E, Sundberg J & Alku P: NAQ variation with Ps in classically trained baritone singers
Eva Björkner
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Aug 19th
15:30 - 17:00
Enhancing vocal performance with EEG-biofeedback
Boris Kleber, Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, Tübingen
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Juli

Juni

Jun 1st
09:30 - 11:30
Systematization and application of large-scale knowledge resources
Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kortkurs vid CTT - Även deltagare utanför CTT är mycket välkomna!
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Maj

May 17th
15:00 - 17:00
Are tones aligned with articulatory events? Evidence from Italian and French
Mariapaola D'Imperio, Université de Provence
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May 20th
15:00 - 17:00
The Sound Port: Development of a bi-directional sound transducer
Alastair Moore
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X-job
May 24th
15:00 - 17:00
Interactive music: Compositional techniques for communicating different emotional qualities
Robert Winter
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X-job
May 27th
15:00 - 17:00
The Multi-dimensional Digital Waveguide Mesh: applications in modelling of room acoustics and of the vocal tract
Damian Murphy, Media Engineering Group, Dept of Electronics, University of York
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May 30th
09:30 - 11:30
Recent progress in spontaneous speech recognition
Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kortkurs vid CTT - Även deltagare utanför CTT är mycket välkomna!
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May 31st
09:30 - 11:30
Robust speech recognition and understanding
Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kortkurs vid CTT - Även deltagare utanför CTT är mycket välkomna!
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April

Apr 12th
15:00 - 17:00
A CALL system for training Danish single word pronunciation
Thomas K. Hansen, gästdoktorand, Odense
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Apr 15th
15:00 - 17:00
M.A.T. (Multilayer Analysis Toolkit) Ett verktyg för utveckling av TTS
Björn Adolfsson
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X-job
Opp.: Jonas Skubic
Apr 29th
15:00 - 17:00
Automatisk talsegmentering och röstanalys - nya möjligheter i WaveSurfer
Kåre Sjölander
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Mars

Mar 8th
15:00 - 17:00
Automatiserad normalisering av utländska namndatabaser
Cristina Eriksson
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X-job
Opp.: Elina Eriksson
Mar 11th
15:00 - 17:00
Sound source perception in impact sounds
Bruno Giordano, Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Italy
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Mar 22nd
15:00 - 17:00
Pensionärernas arv och en blick framåt
Gunnar Fant, Anita Kruckenberg, Johan Liljencrants och Arne Risberg
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Februari

Feb 4th
15:00 - 17:00
Formant frequency adjustment in barbershop quartet singing
Gustaf Kalin
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X-job
Opp.: Robert Winter
Feb 8th
15:00 - 17:00
Vocal expression of emotion
Petri Laukka, Uppsala universitet
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Feb 11th
15:00 - 17:00
Do we perceive speech and singing using different mechanisms?
Rachel van Besouw, Media Engineering Group, University of York
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Feb 22nd
15:00 - 17:00
HMM-baserad talsyntes
Anders Lundgren
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X-job
Opp.: Björn Adolfsson
Feb 25th
15:00 - 17:00
Hantering av fel och missförstånd i dialogsystemet Higgins
Gabriel Skantze
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Januari

Jan 19th
15:00 - 17:00
PEVOC 6 conference paper rehearsal:
Björkner E, Sundberg J & Alku P: NAQ variation with Ps in classically trained baritone singers
Eva Björkner
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Jan 25th
15:00 - 17:00
e-inclusion i det europeiska informationssamhället- forskning och utveckling
Erfarenheter från tre år i Bryssel
Gunnar Fagerberg, Hjälpmedelsinstitutet
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2004

December

Dec 7th
15:00 - 17:00
A multi-tier theoretical framework for understanding spoken language
Steven Greenberg, ICSI, Berkeley, now at Technical University of Denmark
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Dec 10th
15:00 - 16:00
Designrekommendationer till ett talträningsstöd för hörselskadade
Elina Eriksson
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X-job
Opp.: Cristina Eriksson
Dec 10th
16:00 - 17:00
Taligenkänningsmetoder för bedömning av barns uttal i ett främmande språk
Linda Oppelstrup
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X-job
Opp.: Sara Öhgren
Dec 14th
15:00 - 17:00
Cluster Analysis Methods for Phonetic Classification
Julien Neel
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X-job

November

Tue 2nd
15:00 - 17:00
'Interesting' Acoustics - An Arts/Science project investigating spatial audio composition through surround-sound impulse response measurement and realisation.
Damian Murphy, AHRB/ACE Arts & Science Research Fellow, Media Engineering Research Group, Department of Electronics, University of York
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Thu 4th
15:00 - 17:00
Spectro-temporal properties of the acoustic speech signal used for speech/music discrimination
Stefan Karnebäck
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Licentiatseminarium
Opp.: Unto Laine, Helsinki University of Technology
Tue 9th
15:00 - 17:00
Beating frequency modulation of piano tones
Bo Cartling, KTH/Fysik
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Tue 16th
15:00 - 16:00
A Comparison of Different Methods to Measure the EGG Contact Quotient
Christian Herbst
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X-job
Opp.: Madeleine Svensson
Tue 16th
16:00 - 17:00
Musikers preferenser för spektrumlutning hos syntetiserade toner
Mickael Klimczak
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X-job
Opp.: Christian Herbst
Fri 19th
15:00 - 17:00
Automatisk musikalisk gestaltning av oförutsägbara förlopp med inriktning på musiksättning av dataspel och andra interaktiva berättelser
Jonas Edlund, InterAmus Music Systems
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Tue 30th
15:00 - 17:00
Uppfattad naturlighet av syntetiskt tal: inflytande av talhastighet, ordfrekvens och fonologisk reduktion
Sara Gotthardsson
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Opp.: Anders Lundgren

Oktober

Oct 1st
15:00 - 17:00
Tools for numerical simulation of room acoustics using three-dimensional waveguide meshes
Mark Beeson, Media Engineering Research Group, Dept of Electronics, University of York, UK
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Oct 19th
15:00 - 17:00
Datadriven modellering av uttalsvariation
Per-Anders Jande
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Oct 26th
15:00 - 17:00
Measures and perceptions of liveliness in student presentation speech
Becky Hincks
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Oct 27th
16:00 - 17:00
Datormodeller för musikalisk, expressiv kommunikation: Lyssnaren, musikern och nya kombinationer.
Anders Friberg
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