Phonetics

Say my name, say my name...

Some musicians' names with counterintuitive pronunciations.

ET VOYLA !

Software to visualize vowels (Windows 10).

The CSI effect

On the perception of forensic science.

The contribution of lip protrusion to Anglo-English /r/: Evidence from hyper- and non-hyperarticulated speech

Articulatory variation of /r/ has been widely observed in rhotic varieties of English, particularly with regards to tongue body shapes, which range from retroflex to bunched. However, little is known about the production of /r/ in modern non-rhotic …

Why rhoticity is on everyone's lips: Accounting for the labial gesture in English /r/

A combined forced-attention dichotic listening - Go/Nogo task to assess response inhibition and interference suppression: An auditory event-related potential investigation

OBJECTIVE: Interference suppression and response inhibition are distinct effortful inhibitory processes. Yet they rely on partly overlapping neural substrates. Their independence was studied using an auditory paradigm. METHOD: Continuous EEG was …

The contribution of lip protrusion to Anglo-English /r/: Evidence from hyper- and non-hyperarticulated speech

Ten years after

Palatable leftovers from my PhD.

Deep learning and voice comparison: phonetically-motivated vs. automatically-learned features

Broadband spectrograms of French vowels /ɑ̃/, /a/, /ɛ/, /e/, /i/, /ə/, and /ɔ/ extracted from radio broadcast corpora were used to recognize 45 speakers with a deep convolutional neural network (CNN). The same network was also trained with 62 …

The sociophonetics of British heavy metal music: T Voicing and the FOOT-STRUT split

Drawing from Trudgill's finding that some American phonetic features are common in British pop-songs, this paper explores whether this principle applies to a genre as distinctly British (in its original form) as Heavy Metal. We worked on a database …