HSCR-2017 program outline:

Friday August 18:

09.30 Registration

10.30–10.45 Welcome

10.45–12.00 Invited opening lecture by Dr. Michael Ashby (UCL):

The digital history of phonetic science

12.00–13.30 lunch

13.30–15.00 “Session 1”

13.30–14.00 Fabian Brackhane, Richard Sproat & Jürgen Trouvain:

Editing Kempelen’s “Mechanismus der Menschlichen Sprache”: Experiences and Findings

14.00–14.30 Fabian Brackhane & Mária Gósy:

Kempelen’s Speaking Machine: Experiences with Replicas

14.30–15.00 Rüdiger Hoffmann & Gritta Gramm:

The Sennheiser Vocoder Goes Digital – On a German R&D Project in the 1970s

15.00–15.30 coffee

15.30–17.00 “Session 2”

15.30–16.00 Pavel A. Skrelin & Ulyana E. Kochetkova:

Standard French vowels formants vs. characteristic tones of Rousselot: Tuning forks technique reconsidered

16.00–16.30 Takayuki Arai:

Chiba and Kajiyama measured 3D configurations of the human vocal tract and made physical models based on the measurements

16.30–17.00 Daniel Aalto:

Origins of source filter theory from Mersenne (1636) to Müller (1839)

17.00–18.00 visit to the Helsinki University Museum

19.00–21.30 dinner on a boat



Saturday August 19:

10.00–11.30 “Session 3”

10.00–10.30 Angelika Braun:

From Visible Speech to Voiceprints –Blessing and Curse of Sound Spectrography

10.30–11.00 Murray Schellenberg:

Music, notation and the representation of lexical tone

11.00–11.30 Daniel Duran:

On the History of Computational Modelling and Simulations in the Phonetic Sciences

11.30–13.00 lunch

13.00–13.45 Mikko Tolonen (HelDig):

Heldig approach to history – some ideas about the role of “digital” in historical research

13.45–14.15 HIST-SIG Assembly + coffee

14.15–14.30 Closing session