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Irena Yanushevskaya

Contact Information

Email: yanushei@tcd.ie
Address: Phonetics & Speech Laboratory,
Centre for Language and Communication Studies,
Room 4074 Arts Building,
Trinity College Dublin,
College Green,
Dublin 2

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Research Interests

  • Voice source analysis and parameterisation
  • Voice source dynamics in linguistic and paralinguistic functions of prosody
  • Perception of voice quality and communication of affect
  • Cross language/cultural variation in the decoding of vocal expression of emotions
  • Prosodic analysis
  • Segmental phonetics and phonology

Talks and Publications

  • Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C., Kane, J. & Ní Chasaide, A. An exploration of voice source correlates of focus (2010). Interspeech 2010, Makuhari, Japan.
  • Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C., & Ní Chasaide, A. (2009) Voice parameter dynamics in portrayed emotions.  Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Models and Analysis of Vocal Emissions for Biometrical Applications (MAVEBA 2009), Florence, Italy, 2009.
  • Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C., & Ní Chasaide, A. (2009) Perceived loudness and voice quality in affect cueing. Proceedings of the Interspeech 2009, Brighton, UK.
  • Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A., & Gobl, C. (2008). Cross-language study of vocal correlates of affective states. Proceedings of the Interspeech 2008, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C., & Ní Chasaide, A. (2008). Voice quality and loudness in affect perception. Proceedings of the Speech Prosody 2008, Campinas, Brazil
  • Yanushevskaya, I., Tooher, M., Gobl, C., & Ní Chasaide, A. (2007). Time- and amplitude-based voice source correlates of emotional portrayals. In A. Paiva, R. Prada & R. W. Picard (Eds.), Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction: Proceedings of the ACII 2007 (Vol. 4738, pp. 159-170). Lisbon, Portugal: Springer-Verlag.
  • Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C., & Ní Chasaide, A. (2006). Mapping voice quality to affect: Japanese listeners. Proceedings of the Speech Prosody 2006, Dresden, Germany.
  • Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C., & Ní Chasaide, A. (2005). Voice quality and f0 cues for affect expression: implications for synthesis. Proceedings of the Interspeech 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Yanushevskaya, I. D. (2002). Opposition of checked vs. free vowels in the English language. In Problems and Methods of Experimental Phonetics. St Petersburg: St Petersburg State University Press (in Russian).
  • Yanushevskaya, I. D. (2001). Diphthongal components duration and its role in the vowel perception. In Complex Vowels. Ulan-Ude (in Russian).
  • Yanushevskaya, I. D. (2000). Perception of diphthongs as opposed to free monophthongs in English. In Fifth Anniversary of Canada College: Collection of Works. St Petersburg: St Petersburg State University Press (in Russian).
  • Yanushevskaya, I. D. (1998). Perception of the English diphthongs: an auditory experiment. In XXVII Conference of Research and Teaching Staff. St Petersburg: St Petersburg State University Press (in Russian).
  • Yanushevskaya, I. D. (1997). Phonetic realisation of the diphthongs in RP: isolated words and sentences. In XXVI Conference of Research and Teaching Staff. St Petersburg: St Petersburg State University Press (in Russian).

Presentations

  • Irena Yanushevskaya, Christer Gobl, Ailbhe Ní Chasaide. Voice quality dynamics, pitch variation and prosody. Presented at the CNGL Spring Scientific Committee Meeting, 2010, Limerick, Ireland.
  • John C. Kane, Ailbhe Ní Chasaide, Irena Yanushevskaya and Christer Gobl.Tone of voice in speech technology: developments in voice source analysis and parameterisation. Presented at CNGL Autumn Scientific Committee Meeting, 2009, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Ailbhe Ní Chasaide, Christer Gobl, Irena Yanushevskaya. Voice quality: perception. Poster presented at HUMAINE plenary meeting 2007, Paris
  • Ailbhe Ní Chasaide, Christer Gobl, Michelle Tooher, Irena Yanushevskaya, Maria O’Reilly. Voice quality: production. Poster presented at HUMAINE plenary meeting 2007, Paris
  • Ailbhe Ní Chasaide, Christer Gobl, Irena Yanushevskaya Voice quality and f0 cues for affect expression: implications for synthesis. Poster presented at HUMAINE plenary meeting 2005, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
  • Irena Yanushevskaya, Christer Gobl & Ailbhe Ní Chasaide. Affect mapping of voice quality and f0 cues. Poster presented at BAAP-2006, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Irena Yanushevskaya. Acoustic correlates of the syllable cut in Hiberno-English. Poster presented at BAAP-2004, Cambridge, UK.

 

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