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Dr. Irena Yanushevskaya
Senior Research Fellow, C.L.C.S.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Shaw, Á. and Yanushevskaya, I., Students' views and experiences of the training and use of phonetic transcription in speech and language therapy - the Irish perspective, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 2021, p1 - 16 Journal Article, 2021 URL

Murphy, A., Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A., Gobl, C., Testing the GlórCáil system in a speaker and affect voice transformation task, Speech Prosody 2020, Tokyo, Japan, May 25-28, 2020, 2020, pp950 - 954 Conference Paper, 2020 DOI

Murphy, A., Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A., & Gobl, C., The role of voice quality in the perception of prominence in synthetic speech, Interspeech 2019, Graz, Austria, Sept 15-19, 2019, 2019, pp2543 - 2547 Conference Paper, 2019

Gobl, C., Yanushevskaya, I., Murphy, A., Ní Chasaide, A., Comparison of time and frequency domain measures of the voice source, ICPhS 2019: the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, 2019, pp3290 - 3294 Conference Paper, 2019 URL

McAlister S., Yanushevskaya I., Voice assessment practices of speech and language therapists in Ireland, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Gobl, C., Murphy, A., Yanushevskaya, I. and Ní Chasaide, A., On the relationship between glottal pulse shape and its spectrum: correlations of open quotient, pulse skew and peak flow with source harmonic amplitudes, INTERSPEECH 2018, Hyderabad, India, 2018, pp222 - 226 Conference Paper, 2018 DOI

Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C. and Ní Chasaide, A., Cross-language differences in how voice quality and f0 contours map to affect, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144, (5), 2018, p2730 - 2750 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Murphy, A., Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A. and Gobl, C., Voice Source Contribution to Prominence Perception: Rd Implementation, INTERSPEECH 2018, Hyderabad, India, 2018, pp217 - 221 Conference Paper, 2018 DOI

Murphy, A., Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A. and Gobl, C., Rd as a control parameter to explore affective correlates of the tense-lax continuum, INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017, pp3916 - 3920 Conference Paper, 2017 DOI TARA - Full Text

Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A. and Gobl, C., Cross-speaker variation in voice source correlates of focus and deaccentuation, INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017, pp1034 - 1038 Conference Paper, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Ní Chasaide, A., Yanushevskaya, I. and Gobl, C., Voice-to-affect mapping: Inferences on language voice baseline settings, INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017, pp1258 - 1262 Conference Paper, 2017 DOI TARA - Full Text

Yanushevskaya, I, Ní Chasaide, A., Gobl, C., The interaction of long-term voice quality with the realisation of focus, Speech Prosody 2016, Boston, MA, 2016, pp931 - 935 Conference Paper, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text

Yanushevskaya, I., Murphy, A., Gobl, C., Ní Chasaide, A., Perceptual salience of voice source parameters in signaling focal prominence, Interspeech 2016, San Francisco, CA, 2016, pp3161 - 3165 Conference Paper, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text

Connaughton, K., Yanushevskaya, I., Measuring vocal fatigue in sports coaches, Journal of Clinical Speech and Language Studies, 2016, p1 - 20 Journal Article, 2016

De Looze, C., Yanushevskaya, I., Murphy, A., O'Connor, E., and Gobl, C. , Pitch declination and reset as a function of utterance duration in conversational speech data, Interspeech 2015, Dresden, Germany, 7-10 September, 2015, pp3071 - 3075 Conference Paper, 2015 TARA - Full Text

Yanushevskaya, I. and Bunčić, D. , Illustrations of the IPA: Russian, Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 45, (2), 2015, p221 - 228 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Gobl, C., Yanushevskaya, I., and Ní Chasaide, A., The relationship between voice source parameters and the Maxima Dispersion Quotient (MDQ), Interspeech 2015, Dresden, Germany, September 7-10, 2015, pp2337 - 2341 Conference Paper, 2015 TARA - Full Text

Ní Chasaide, A., Yanushevskaya, I., and Gobl, C. , Prosody of voice: declination, sentence mode and interaction with prominence, The 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS 2015), Glasgow, UK, August 10-14, 2015, pp1-5 Conference Paper, 2015 URL

De Looze, C., Yanushevskaya, I., Kane, J., Ní Chasaide, A. , Pitch range declination and reset in turn-taking organisation, Speech Prosody 7, Dublin, Ireland, May 20-23, 2014, 2014, pp1100 - 1104 Conference Paper, 2014

Dalton, J., Kane, J., Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A., Gobl, C., GlóRí - the glottal research instrument, Speech Prosody 7, Dublin, Ireland, May 20-23, 2014, 2014, pp944 - 948 Conference Paper, 2014

Yanushevskaya, I., Kane, J., De Looze, C., Ní Chasaide, A., The distribution of pitch patterns and communicative types in speech chunks preceding pauses and gaps, Speech Prosody 7, Dublin, Ireland, May 20-13, 2014, 2014, pp959 - 963 Conference Paper, 2014

Kane, J., Aylett, M., Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C. , Phonetic feature extraction for context-sensitive glottal source processing, Speech Communication, 59, 2014, p10 - 21 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Kane, J., Yanushevskaya, I., Dalton, J., Gobl, C., Ní Chasaide, A., Using phonetic feature extraction to determine optimal speech regions for maximising the effectiveness of glottal source analysis, Interspeech 2013, Lyon, France, 25-29 August 2013, 2013, pp29 - 33 Conference Paper, 2013

Ní Chasaide, A., Yanushevskaya, I., Kane, J., Gobl, C. , The voice prominence hypothesis: the interplay of F0 and voice source features in accentuation, Interspeech 2013, Lyon, France, August 25-29, 2013, 2013, pp3527 - 3531 Conference Paper, 2013

Yanushevskaya I., Gobl C., Ní Chasaide A., Voice quality in affect cueing: does loudness matter?, Frontiers in Psychology, 4, (335), 2013, p1 - 14 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Kane, J., Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A. and Gobl, C., Exploiting time and frequency domain measures for precise voice source parameterisation, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Speech Prosody, Shanghai, China, 2012, pp143 - 146 Conference Paper, 2012

Language matters in the perception of affect from voice in, editor(s)Verbickaja L. А., Ivanova N. K. , Čelovek govor'a čij. K 80-letiju so dn'a ro denija L. V. Bondarko (Speaking man. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of L. V. Bondarko), Ivanovo, Russia, Ivanovo State University of Technology, 2012, pp172 - 180, [Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A. and Gobl, C.] Book Chapter, 2012

Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A. and Gobl, C., Universal and language-specific perception of affect from voice, The 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII), Hong Kong, China, 2011, pp2208 - 2211 Conference Paper, 2011

Ní Chasaide, A., Yanushevskaya, I. and Gobl, C., Voice source dynamics in intonation, The 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII), Hong Kong, China, 2011, pp1470 - 1473 Conference Paper, 2011

Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C., Kane, J. and Ní Chasaide, A., An exploration of voice source correlates of focus, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, INTERSPEECH 2010, Makuhari, Japan, 2010, pp462 - 465 Conference Paper, 2010

Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C. and Ní Chasaide, A., Voice parameter dynamics in portrayed emotions, Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop: Models and analysis of vocal emissions for biomedical applications, Florence, Italy, edited by Claudia Manfredi , Firenze University Press, 2009, pp21 - 24 Conference Paper, 2009 URL

Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C., Ní Chasaide, A., Perceived loudness and voice quality in affect cueing, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, INTERSPEECH 2009, Brighton, UK, 2009, pp1979 - 1982 Conference Paper, 2009

Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C. and Ní Chasaide, A., Voice quality and loudness in affect perception, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Speech Prosody, Campinas, Brazil, 2008, pp709 - 712 Conference Paper, 2008 URL TARA - Full Text

Yanushevskaya, I., Ní Chasaide, A. and Gobl, C. , Cross-language study of vocal correlates of affective states, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, INTERSPEECH 2008, Brisbane, Australia, 2008, pp330 - 333 Conference Paper, 2008 URL

Tooher, M., Yanushevskaya, I. and Gobl, C., Transformation of LF parameters for speech synthesis of emotion: regression trees, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Speech Prosody, International Conference on Speech Prosody, Campinas, Brazil, ISCA, 2008, pp705 - 708 Conference Paper, 2008 TARA - Full Text URL

Time- and amplitude-based voice source correlates of emotional portrayals in, editor(s)A. Paiva, R. Prada, R. W. Picard , Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Berlin Heidelberg, Springer, 2007, pp156 - 170, [Yanushevskaya, I., Tooher, M., Gobl, C. and Ní Chasaide, A.] Book Chapter, 2007 DOI

Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C. and Ní Chasaide, A., Mapping Voice to Affect: Japanese listeners, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Speech Prosody, International Conference on Speech Prosody, Dresden, 2-5 May, ISCA, 2006, pp1-4 Conference Paper, 2006 URL TARA - Full Text

Yanushevskaya, I., Gobl, C. and Ní Chasaide, A., Voice quality and f0 cues for affect expression: implications for synthesis, Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, INTERSPEECH 2005, Lisbon, Sept, 4-8, 2005, pp1849 - 1852 Conference Paper, 2005 TARA - Full Text URL

Research Expertise

Description

I am an expert phonetician with many years of experience in speech research. My research primarily concerns the role of the voice source in speech communication, in particular voice source dynamics in the signalling of linguistic prosody (e.g., prominence) and emotion and affect. I am an expert in the prosodic analysis of speech and speech acoustics. I have worked on the development of robust tools for voice analysis. I have a strong interest in studying prosodic characteristics of speech of individuals with neurological and psychological disorders.

Projects

  • Title
    • HUMAINE
  • Summary
    • Human-Machine Interaction Network of Excellence on Emotion, EU Network of Excellence
  • Date From
    • 2003
  • Date To
    • 2008
  • Title
    • CNGL
  • Summary
    • Centre for Next Generation Localisation www.cngl.ie
  • Date From
    • 2009
  • Date To
    • 2011
  • Title
    • FASTNET
  • Summary
    • Focus on Actions in Social Talk: Network-Enabling Technology https://www.tcd.ie/slscs/research/projects/current/fastnet.php
  • Date From
    • 2011
  • Date To
    • 2015

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Trinity College Dublin Postgraduate Studentship 2003-2006

Trinity College Dublin 1 year Postgraduate Studentship 2007

Memberships

International Phonetic Association

ISCA - International Speech Communication Association