Preben Wik

Preben's Publications


Potamianos, A., Tzafestas, C., Iosif, E., Kirstein, F., Maragos, P., Dauthenhahn, K., Gustafson, J., Østergaard, J., Kopp, S., Wik, P., Pietquin, O., & Al Moubayed, S. (2016). BabyRobot - Next Generation Social Robots: Enhancing Communication and Collaboration Development of TD and ASD Children by Developing and Commercially Exploiting the Next Generation of Human-Robot Interaction Technologies. In Proceedings of 2nd Workshop on Evaluating Child-Robot Interaction (CRI) at Human-Robot Interaction (HRI'16). Christchurch, New Zealand..

Wedenborn, A., Wik, P., Engwall, O., & Beskow, J. (2016). The effect of a physical robot on vocabulary learning. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2016),. Saariselkä, Finland. [pdf]


Ananthakrishnan, G., Wik, P., & Engwall, O. (2011). Detecting confusable phoneme pairs for Swedish language learners depending on their first language. TMH-QPSR, 51(1), 89-92. [pdf]

Ananthakrishnan, G., Wik, P., Engwall, O., & Abdou, S. (2011). Using an Ensemble of Classifiers for Mispronunciation Feedback. In Strik, H., Delmonte, R., & Russel, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of SLaTE. Venice, Italy.

Husby, O., Øvregaard, Å., Wik, P., Bech, Ø., Albertsen, E., Nefzaoui, S., Skarpnes, E., & Koreman, J. (2011). Dealing with L1 background and L2 dialects in Norwegian CAPT. In Proceedings of SLaTE. [pdf]

Koreman, J., Bech, Ø., Husby, O., & Wik, P. (2011). L1-L2map: a tool for multi-lingual contrastive analysis. In proceedings of ICPhS. [pdf]

Wik, P. (2011). The Virtual Language Teacher: Models and applications for language learning using embodied conversational agents. Doctoral dissertation, KTH School of Computer Science and Communication. [abstract] [pdf]

Wik, P., Husby, O., Øvregaard, Å., Bech, Ø., Albertsen, E., Nefzaoui, S., Skarpnes, E., & Koreman, J. (2011). Contrastive analysis through L1-L2map. TMH-QPSR, 51(1), 49-52. [pdf]


Picard, S., Ananthakrishnan, G., Wik, P., Engwall, O., & Abdou, S. (2010). Detection of Specific Mispronunciations using Audiovisual Features. In International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing. Kanagawa, Japan. [abstract] [pdf]

Wik, P., & Granström, B. (2010). Simicry - A mimicry-feedback loop for second language learning. In Proceedings of Second Language Studies: Acquisition, Learning, Education and Technology. Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. [abstract] [pdf]


Engwall, O., & Wik, P. (2009). Are real tongue movements easier to speech read than synthesized?. In Proceedings of Interspeech. [pdf]

Engwall, O., & Wik, P. (2009). Can you tell if tongue movements are real or synthetic?. In Proceedings of AVSP. [pdf]

Engwall, O., & Wik, P. (2009). Real vs. rule-generated tongue movements as an audio-visual speech perception support. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2009.

Wik, P., & Escribano, D. (2009). Say ‘Aaaaa’ Interactive Vowel Practice for Second Language Learning. In Proc. of SLaTE Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education. Wroxall, England. [pdf]

Wik, P., Hincks, R., & Hirschberg, J. (2009). Responses to Ville: A virtual language teacher for Swedish. In Proc. of SLaTE Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education. Wroxall, England. [abstract] [pdf]

Wik, P., & Hjalmarsson, A. (2009). Embodied conversational agents in computer assisted language learning. Speech Communication, 51(10), 1024-1037. [abstract] [pdf]


Beskow, J., Engwall, O., Granström, B., Nordqvist, P., & Wik, P. (2008). Visualization of speech and audio for hearing-impaired persons. Technology and Disability, 20(2), 97-107. [pdf]

Wik, P., & Engwall, O. (2008). Can visualization of internal articulators support speech perception?. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2008 (pp. 2627-2630). Brisbane, Australia. [pdf]

Wik, P., & Engwall, O. (2008). Looking at tongues – can it help in speech perception?. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2008. [pdf]


Brusk, J., Lager, T., Hjalmarsson, A., & Wik, P. (2007). DEAL – Dialogue Management in SCXML for Believable Game Characters. In Proceedings of ACM Future Play 2007 (pp. 137-144). [abstract] [pdf]

Hjalmarsson, A., Wik, P., & Brusk, J. (2007). Dealing with DEAL: a dialogue system for conversation training. In Proceedings of SIGdial (pp. 132-135). Antwerp, Belgium. [abstract] [pdf]

Wik, P., & Granström, B. (2007). Att lära sig språk med en virtuell lärare. In Från Vision till praktik, språkutbildning och informationsteknik (pp. 51-70). Nätuniversitetet. [pdf]

Wik, P., Hjalmarsson, A., & Brusk, J. (2007). Computer Assisted Conversation Training for Second Language Learners. Proceedings of Fonetik, TMH-QPSR, 50(1), 57-60. [pdf]

Wik, P., Hjalmarsson, A., & Brusk, J. (2007). DEAL A Serious Game For CALL Practicing Conversational Skills In The Trade Domain. In Proceedings of SLATE 2007. [abstract] [pdf]


Nordenberg, M., Svanfeldt, G., & Wik, P. (2005). Artificial Gaze - Perception experiment of eye gaze in synthetic faces. In Proceedings from the Second Nordic Conference on Multimodal Communication. [PDF]


Engwall, O., Wik, P., Beskow, J., & Granström, G. (2004). Design strategies for a virtual language tutor. In Kim, S. H., & Young, D. H. (Eds.), Proc ICSLP 2004 (pp. 1693-1696). Jeju Island, Korea. (21 citations) [pdf]

Wik, P. (2004). Designing a virtual language tutor. In Proc of The XVIIth Swedish Phonetics Conference, Fonetik 2004 (pp. 136-139). Stockholm University. [pdf]

Wik, P., Nygaard, L., & Fjeld, R. V. (2004). Managing complex and multilingual lexical data with a simple editor. In Proceedings of the Eleventh EURALEX International Congress. Lorient, France. [pdf]


Wik, P. (2003). A Cognitive Science Approach To A Human-Dolphin Dialog Protocol. In 17th International Conference of the European Cetacean Society. Las Palmas, Canary Islands.

Wik, P. (2003). Building Common Ground: Communication Across Species Barriers. In First International Conference on Acoustic Communication by Animals. Maryland, USA.


Wik, P. (2002). Building Bridges: A Cognitive Science Approach To A Human-Dolphin Dialog Protocol. Master's thesis, University of Oslo. [pdf]