Speech Communication


During summer semester 2021, the Chair of Speech Communication invited researchers from universities, research institutions, and companies from Germany and abroad to speak on issues related to spoken language, language synthesis, deep learning, artificial intelligence, and related fields of research. This lecture series is open to the public.


Summer semester 2021

14.04.2021Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Björn Schuller (University of Augsburg, audEEring)Three Steps to Make Computers Change Communication: For Good, For Bad, Forever?
21.04.2021Dr. Anton Batliner (University of Augsburg)Ethics and Good Practice in AI and especially in Computational Paralinguistics
28.04.2021Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tanja Schultz (University of Bremen)Biosignal-based Spoken Communication
05.05.2021Prof. Dr. Bernd Möbius (Saarlande University)Phonetic convergence in human-human and human-computer interaction
12.05.2021Ben Bland (sensum)AI Ethics: What, Why... and How?
19.05.2021Prof. Roger K. Moore (University of Sheffield)Spoken language technology now seems to work - so what’s left to be done?
26.05.2021Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Birkholz (Technische Universität Dresden)Aktuelle Fortschritte der artikulatorische Sprachsynthese mit VocalTractLab
02.06.2021Prof. Dr. Petra Wagner (University of Bielefeld)Modeling and evaluating artificial conversational speech: some insights
09.06.2021Dr. Antje Schweitzer (University of Stuttgart)cancelled
16.06.2021Prof. Dr. Dorothea Kolossa (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)IT-Security für automatische Spracherkennung: Resilienz und Achtung der Privatsphäre
23.06.2021Prof. em. Dr. Klaus R. Scherer (University of Geneva)Voices of power and passion