Online Perception Tests


Research Interests

  • Capture of nonlinguistic information in speech utterances by humans (speaker traits and states) with machines
    • Speaker age
    • Speaker personality
    • Speaker identity
    • Speaker emotion
    • Speaker health and fitness
  • Acoustic (speech) signal analysis
    • Voice quality (tremor, breathiness, roughness, hoarseness, ... )
    • Speaking styles (speech rate, articulatory precision, monotony/rhythm/prosody of articulation, ... )
  • Empirical methods
    • Statistical procedures for the assessment of (interjudge-) reliability
    • Test construction
    • Missing values
  • Acoustical and statistical methods of forensic voice and speaking style comparison
  • Cognitive aspects of the perception of speech utterances (spoken language, voice and speaking styles)