Kateřina Chládková

Cognitive and Biological Psychology
Institute of Psychology, University of Leipzig
Neumarkt 9–19, 04109 Leipzig, Germany

email: katerina (dot) chladkova (at) uni-leipzig (dot) de
phone: +49 341 97-39574

invited talks

Tracing phonological vowel length across languages through pre-attentive auditory responses to vowel duration differences: an ERP study. @ LACG meeting, Leiden University, February 14, 2013.

Investigating the perceptual basis of phonological features. @ Phonology Seminar, University of California Los Angeles, October 26, 2011.

Perception of speech sound structure. @ Palacký University Olomouc, February 28, 2011.

talks and posters at conferences

K. Chládková, M. Scharinger, E. Schröger. Distributional learning may not exploit all available input. poster @ Salzburg Mind - Brain annual meeting, July 2017.

K. Chládková, M. Scharinger, E. Schröger. Distributional learning of auditory categories does not exploit all available dimensions. poster @ Interdisciplinary Advances in Statistical Learning, Bilbao, June 2017.

K. Chládková, A. Geambaşu, P. Escudero. Visual information aids statistical and rule learning of syllable triplets: evidence from ERPs. @ the Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL) annual meeting, London, August 2016.

K. Chládková, D. Williams. MMN magnitude reveals asymmetries in phonological encoding: vowel-specific representations for length in Dutch. @ the Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL) annual meeting, London, August 2016.

D. Williams, K. Chládková. Phonological specification of spectral change i Australian English front vowels. @ the Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL) annual meeting, London, August 2016.

K. Chládková, P. Escudero. Changes in MMR amplitude reflect fast phonetic learning in adult listeners @ Error Signals from the Brain - 7th Mismatch Negativity Conference, Leipzig, Germany, Sep 2015.

K. Chládková, R. Dadwani, V. Peter, P. Escudero. Adult listeners’ processing of indexical versus linguistic differences as reflected by the mismatch negativity @ Error Signals from the Brain - 7th Mismatch Negativity Conference, Leipzig, Germany, Sep 2015.

K. Chládková, P. Boersma, T. Benders. The perceptual basis of the feature vowel height @18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, UK, Aug 2015.

R. Dadwani, V. Peter, K. Chládková, A. Geambașu, P. Escudero. Adult listeners’ processing of indexical versus linguistic differences in a pre-attentive discrimination paradigm @18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, UK, Aug 2015.

K. Chládková & P. Escudero. Within-block amplification of the mismatch negativity suggests rapid phonetic learning for non-native categories @ the Society for the Neurobiology of Language (SNL) annual meeting, Amsterdam, August 2014.

K. Chládková & P. Escudero. Adult listeners shift their established phoneme boundaries after 9 minutes of distributional training: evidence from ERP measurements @ SNL annual meeting, Amsterdam, August 2014.

R. Dadwani, K. Chládková, A. Geambașu, V. Peter, P. Escudero. Adult listeners handle speaker and dialect variation differently: evidence from an ERP study, @ SNL annual meeting, Amsterdam, August 2014.

P. Boersma & K. Chládková. How to learn features from phonetic distributions and phonological alternations. @ 11th Old World Conference in Phonology, Leiden, January 2013.

K. Chládková, T. Benders & P. Boersma. Listeners detect phonological features directly from the auditory signal: the perceptual basis of vowel height @ 11th Old World Conference in Phonology, Leiden, January 2013.

P. Boersma & K. Chládková. Neural networks learn features more easily if there are phonological alternations. @ Phonology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Imitation interacts with one's second-language phonology but it does not operate cross-linguistically. @ Interspeech 2013, Lyon, France, August 25 - 29, 2012. With V. J. Podlipský and Š. Šimáčková.

Native use of vowel duration predicts learning of L2 length contrasts. @ New Sounds 2013, Montreal, May 17 - 19, 2013. With. P. Escudero and S. Lipski.

K. Chládková, P. Escudero & S. Lipski. Pre-attentive processing of speech sounds reveals native phonological structure: tracing phonological length across languages. @ Olinco, Olomouc, June 2013.

Tracing phonological vowel length across languages through pre-attentive auditory responses to vowel duration differences: an ERP study. @ CUNY Conference on the Feature in Phonetics and Phonology, New York, Jan 16 - 18, 2013. With. P. Escudero and S. Lipski.

Emergence of vowel features in a neural network. @ CUNY Conference on the Feature in Phonetics and Phonology, New York, Jan 16 - 18, 2013. With P. Boersma.

Length or height? Front-back symmetry in the Czech vowel system. @ LabPhon13, Stuttgart, Germany, July 26 - 29, 2012. With V. J. Podlipský and Š. Šimáčková.

Sound change as change in cue association: the case of Standard Southern British /u/-fronting. @ LabPhon13, Stuttgart, Germany, July 26 - 29, 2012. With S. Hamann.

The possible role of alternative perceptual cues in sound change: Diphthongization in Standard Southern British English /u/-fronting. @ 2nd Workshop on Sound Change, Klooster Seeon, Bavaria, Germany, May 2 - 4, 2012. With S. Hamann and D. Williams.

Standard Southern British /u/-fronting as a change in the perception grammar. @ PAC2012, Toulouse, France, Feb 29 - March 2, 2012. With S. Hamann.

The interrelation between perceived and produced vowel spaces in Brazilian and European Portuguese. @ 162nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California, October 31 - November 4, 2011. With P. Escudero.

Spanish learners' perception of American and Southern British English vowels. @ 162nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California, October 31 - November 4, 2011. With P. Escudero.

Comparing identification of artificial and natural vowels. @ 17th ICPhS, Hong Kong, August 17 – 21, 2011. With S. ter Schure and J.-W. van Leussen.

High vowels in Standard British English: /u/-fronting does not result in merger. @ 17th ICPhS, Hong Kong, August 17 – 21, 2011. With S. Hamann.

Asymmetries between speech perception and production reveal phonological structure. @ 17th ICPhS, Hong Kong, August 17 – 21, 2011. With P. Boersma.

Merger or not? The case of Standard Southern British /u/-fronting. @ 19th Manchester Phonology Meeting, May 19 – 21, 2011. With S. Hamann.

Getting a (word) in edgeways: Parallel prepositional phonology @ Old World Conference in Phonology 8, Marrakech, January 20 – 22, 2011. With J.-W. van Leussen.

Detecting categorical perception in continuous discrimination data. @ Interspeech 2010, Chiba, Japan, September 26 – 30, 2010. With P. Boersma. pdf

Perceptual differences in five-vowel systems reflect differences in feature structure. @ 18th Manchester Phonology Meeting, May 20 – 22, 2010. With P. Boersma.

Phonetic perception-production asymmetries reflect phonological feature structure. @ Computational Modelling of Sound Pattern Acquisition, Edmonton, February 13 – 14, 2010. With P. Boersma.

Auditory cues determine allomorphy: Vocalized and non-vocalized prepositions in Czech. @ Old World Conference in Phonology 7, Nice, January 28 – 30, 2010. poster

On-line formant shifting as a function of F0. @ Interspeech 2009 Brighton, September 6 – 10, 2009. With P. Boersma and V. J. Podlipský. poster

“Weet die Tsjech wat ik zeg?” A study on perception of second- language vowels in Czech learners of Dutch. @ 19de Anéla Juniorendag, January 16, 2009, University of Amsterdam.

A cross-dialect acoustic description of vowels: Peruvian versus European Spanish. @ Acoustics’08 Paris, June 29 – July 4, 2008. With P. Escudero and P. Boersma. poster

European- and Peruvian-Spanish vowels: a cross-dialectal comparison. @ 18de Anéla Juniorendag, January 25, 2008, Tilburg University. With P. Escudero and P. Boersma.

Vowel duration induced by coda consonant voicing and perceptual short/long vowel categorization in Czech. @ 17th Czech-German workshop on Speech Processing, September 19 – 21, 2007, Prague. With V. J. Podlipský.

Perception of vowel quantity by English learners of Czech and native listeners. @ 8. Mezinárodní konference: Setkání Mladých Lingvistů, May 14 – 16, 2007, Olomouc. With K. Janíček and V. J. Podlipský.