The SPADE project article “Toward “English” Phonetics: Variability in the Pre-consonantal Voicing Effect Across English Dialects and Speakers” has been published in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and can be accessed here.
Presentation slides for the SPADE talk Desperately seeking ‘English’ sibilants: Discovering dialect norms and speaker variability for /s S/ from large-scale, multi-dialect analysis are now online in advance of the virtual LabPhon17 conference to be ‘held’ July 6-8 2020.
Try out our prototype SPADE: Speech over time and space Shiny app here: http://184.108.40.206/spade/latest/
SPADE is a feature of the presentation What can corpus phonetics tell us about ‘English’ phonology? given at the ICAME41 pre-conference digital workshop English Corpus Phonetics and Phonology, hosted by the University of Trier, Germany.
The SPADE project team hosted a workshop in Glasgow with team members from two France-based projects, Phonologie de l’Anglais Contemporain (PAC) and Phonologie du Français Contemporain (PFC), on February 20th and 21st, 2020.
The SPADE-related presentations consisted of the project overview The SPADE project: large-scale analysis of a spoken language across space and time, along with Scottish English from a Scottish English from a large corpus perspective and Vowel variation across English dialects.
SPADE features in the presentation Large-scale acoustic analysis of word-final /r/ in Scottish English, given at the R-atics conference held at the Laboratoire de Phonétique et Phonologie, UMR7018 – CNRS/Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Paris, 7th-8th November 2019.
The SPADE project features in a Data Management Use Case (DMUC) chapter in the forthcoming Open Handbook of Linguistic Data Management. This volume is to be published by MIT Press Open, and is edited by Andrea Berez-Kroeker, Bradley McDonnell, Eve Koller, and Lauren Collister.
SPADE research is featured in the presentation Phonetic Processes behind Canadian Raising of /ai/ in Eastern Ohio given at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 48 (NWAV48) conference held at the University of Oregon, USA, 10th-12th October, 2019.
SPADE features in the presentation The fate of the Scottish Vowel Length Rule in contemporary Scottish English and the poster How consistent is the Voicing Effect across dialects of English? at the 12th UK Language Variation and Change conference held at the Queen Mary University of London (co-hosted with UCL), 3rd-5th September 2019.
SPADE research features in the Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics article Vowel duration and the voicing effect across dialects of English (Volume 41).