Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Berger, S., Niebuhr, O., & Zellers, M. (to appear) A preliminary study of charismatic speech on YouTube: correlating prosodic variation with counts of subscribers, views and likes. To appear in Proceedings of Interspeech 2019.

Schuppler, B. & Zellers, M. (to appear) Prosodic effects on plosive duration in German and Austrian German. To appear in Proceedings of Interspeech 2019.

Zellers, M., Gorisch, J., House, D., & Peters, B. (to appear) Hand gestures and pitch contours and their distribution at possible speaker change locations: a first investigation. To appear in Proceedings of GeSpIn 2019.

Schauffler, N., Zellers, M., & Zerbian, S. (2019) Stress shift and prosodic focus marking in L1 and L2 English. In S. Calhoun, P. Escudero, M. Tabain & P. Warren (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019 (pp. 2499-2503). Canberra, Australia: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc.

Buanzur, T., Zellers, M., Namyalo, S. & Witzlack-Makarevich, A. (2018) A first investigation of the timing of turn-taking in Ruuli. In Proceedings of 19th Interspeech, Hyderabad, India, pp. 621-625.

Zellers, M. & Schweitzer, A. (2018) Exploring prosodic and conversational context factors in pitch perception. In Proceedings of 9th Speech Prosody, Poznán, Poland, pp. 230-234.

Zellers, M. & Schweitzer, A. (2017) An investigation of pitch matching across adjacent turns in a corpus of spontaneous German. In Proceedings of 18th Interspeech, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 2336-2340.

Zellers, M. (2016) Prosodic variation and segmental reduction and their roles in cuing turn transition in Swedish. Language and Speech 60(3): 454 – 478.

Zellers, M. (2016) Prosodic convergence with spoken stimuli in laboratory data. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Zellers, M., House, D. & Alexanderson, S. (2016) Prosody and gesture at Swedish turn boundaries. In Proceedings of 8th Speech Prosody, Boston, USA, pp. 831-835.

Zerbian, S., Turco, G., Schauffler, N., Zellers, M. & Riester, A. (2016) Contrastive topic constituents in German. Proceedings of 8th Speech Prosody, Boston, USA, pp. 345-349.

Bissiri, M.P. & Zellers, M. (2015) Perception of pitch in glottalizations of varying duration by German listeners. In Proceedings of 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland.

Zellers, M. (2014) Perception of pitch tails at potential turn boundaries in Swedish. In Proceedings of 15th Interspeech, Singapore, pp. 1944-1948.

Bissiri, M.P., Zellers, M. & Ding, H. (2014) Perception of glottalization in varying pitch contexts in Mandarin Chinese. In Proceedings of 7th Speech Prosody, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 633-637.

Zellers, M. & Ogden, R. (2014) Exploring interactional features with prosodic patterns. Language and Speech 57(3): 285-309.

Zellers, M. (2013) Prosodic variation for topic shift and other functions in local contrasts in conversation. Phonetica 69(4):231-253.

Bissiri, M.P. & Zellers, M. (2013) Perception of glottalization in varying pitch contexts across languages. In Proceedings of 14th Interspeech, Lyon, France.

Zellers, M. (2013) Pitch and lengthening as cues to turn transition in Swedish. In Proceedings of 14th Interspeech, Lyon, France, pp. 248-252.

Zellers, M. & Post, B. (2012) Combining formal and functional approaches to topic structure. Language and Speech 55: 119-139.

Zellers, M., Post, B. & Williams, J. (2011) Implicit learning of lexical stress patterns. In Proceedings of ICPhS 2011, Hong Kong.

Zellers, M., Gubian, M. & Post, B. (2010) Redescribing intonational categories with Functional Data Analysis. In Proceedings of 11th Interspeech, Makuhari, Japan.

Zellers, M. & Post, B. (2010) Aperiodicity at topic structure boundaries. In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago, USA.

Zellers, M., Post, B. & D'Imperio, M. (2009) Modelling the intonation of topic structure: two approaches. In Proceedings of 10th Interspeech, Brighton, UK.

 

Peer-reviewed book chapters

Zellers, M., Schuppler, B., & Clayards, M. (2018) Introduction, or: why rethink reduction? In Cangemi, F., Clayards, M., Niebuhr, O., Schuppler, B., & Zellers, M. (eds.) Rethinking Reduction: Interdisciplinary perspectives on conditions, mechanisms, and domains for phonetic variation. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter, pp. 1-24. IMPORTANT: Erratum!! Please read

Niebuhr, O. & Zellers, M. (2012) Late pitch accents in hat and dip intonation patterns. In Niebuhr, O. & Pfitzinger, H.R. (eds.) Prosodies: Context, Function, and Communication. Berlin/New York: de Gruyter.

 

Edited volumes

Cangemi, F., Clayards, M., Niebuhr, O., Schuppler, B. & Zellers, M. (eds.) (2018) Rethinking Reduction: Interdisciplinary perspectives on conditions, mechanisms, and domains for phonetic variation. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter.

Hilton, N., Arscott, R., Barden, K., Krishna, A., Shah, S. & Zellers, M. (eds.) (2007) Proceedings of CamLing 2007. Cambridge Institute of Language Research, Cambridge, UK.

 

Other publications

Zellers, M., Gorisch, J., House, D., & Peters, B. (2019) Timing properties of hand gestures and their lexical counterparts at turn transition places. In Proceedings of FONETIK 2019, Stockholm, Sweden, 10-12 June 2019, pp. 119-124.

Hjalmarsson, A. & Zellers, M. (2015) Spot the difference – a dialog system to explore turn-taking in an interactive setting. In SEMDIAL 2015 goDial, pp. 178-179.

Zellers, M. (2014) Duration and pitch in perception of turn transition by Swedish and English listeners. In Heldner, M. (ed.), Proceedings of FONETIK 2014, Stockholm, Sweden, 9-11 June 2014.

Zellers, M. & Post, B. (2011) Fundamental frequency and other prosodic cues to topic structure. In Yoo, H.-W. & Delais-Roussarie, E. (eds.), Actes de la conférence Interface Discours & Prosodie (IDP) 2009. 377-386.