Main Research Areas
- Prosody perception
- Dynamic measures of prosody
- Acoustic features analyses of vocalizations
Master of Education in German and Dutch language & literature studies and computer science, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany
Bachelor of Arts (teaching) German and Dutch language & literature studies, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany
|Seit 2019||PhD Student, Max-Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt, Germany|
Laboratory technician and research assistant at Speech and Music Lab, Hearing 4 All/Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany
|2015–2018||Research assistant and tutor at the literature department, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany|
P. van Rijn, S. Mertes, D. Schiller, P. Harrison, P. Larrouy-Maestri, E. André, and N. Jacoby, “Exploring emotional prototypes in a high dimensional TTS latent space,” in Interspeech 2021. ISCA, Aug. 2021.
D. Schiller, S. Mertes, P. van Rijn, and E. André, “Analysis by synthesis: Using an expressive TTS model as feature extractor for paralinguistic speech classification,” in Interspeech 2021. ISCA, Aug. 2021.
P. M. C. Harrison, R. Marjieh, F. Adolfi, P. van Rijn, M. Anglada-Tort, O. Tchernichovski, P. Larrouy-Maestri, and N. Jacoby, “Gibbs Sampling with People,” in Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, H. Larochelle, M. Ranzato, R. Hadsell, M. Balcan, and H. Lin, Eds., vol. 33, 2020.
Awards & Grants
Deutschlandstipendium, € 3,600, one year
DAAD-Prize for the outstanding achievement of a foreign student (€ 1,000)
|2014–2015||Honours Program of the Carl von Ossietzky University|
- Cognitive Process behind Prosodic Perception
The tone of the voice carries information about the emotional state or intention of a speaker. Whereas the nature of acoustic features of contrasted prosodic signals has attracted a lot of attention in the last decades (particularly since Banse ...