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Dr. Aude Noiray

Principal Investigator

 

Campus Golm
Building 14, Room 2.05

Linguistics Department
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24-25
14476 Potsdam

 

consulting hours
by appointment

About Me

My research currently focuses on the development of spoken language in children, using behavioral, acoustic and articulatory measurements. A main interest is to track the maturation of speech motor control together with phonological & lexical developments.

Other domains of interests regard 1) the link between spoken language & reading acquisition, 2) speech planning both in adults and children 3) the relation between speech production & perception and how this relation develops with age.
To read more about our current studies, please visit Projects.

Aside research, I love travelling around the world and hiking. There is nothing more energising and relaxing for me than being in the mountains. In the past six years, I have also become a passionate dancer. Thanks to dance, I have developed a new perspective on both language and motor control and I can better appreciate how the body stands as a universal communication tool.

Weblinks

haskins.yale.edu/staff/noiray.html
uni-potsdam.academia.edu/AudeNoiray
researchgate.net/profile/Aude_Noiray

Research affiliations

Research affiliate Haskins Laboratories
Associate Member Laboratoire de Phonétique de l’UQAM, Montréal

Education

2012-2014 Post-doc

University of Potsdam, Germany.

2007-2012 Post-doc
Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, USA.

Febr. 2008 Doctorate, Language Sciences (magna cum laude)
GIPSA lab Stendhal University, Grenoble, France

Recent teaching

Summers & Winters 2015, 2016, 2017: Invited talks in M.Sc. Linguistics, EMCL, IECL; Bs. Linguistics

          • Selected Topics in Language Acquisition
          • Typical and atypical language acquisition
          • Development of first language production
          • Fondation for scholarly work

          Summer 2014: M.Sc. Linguistics, EMCL, IECL:

          • Selected Topics in Language Acquisition
          • Typical and atypical language acquisition

          Click here for details on courses taught from 2012 to 2014.

          From 2004- 2007: Lecturer, Bs. Language Sciences Dep., Stendhal University, Grenoble

          • Phonetic-Phonology I: Language development from birth to first words
          • Phonetic-Phonology II: Articulatory phonetics; consonant systems of the world’s languages
          • Textual practices (oral and written communication)

          Supervision

          Currently:

          • PhD candidates: Elina Rubertus; Stefanos Tserkezis
          • Master students: Stella Krüger, Noa Gonen
          • Bachelor students: Gwendolyn Kaiser
          • Interns: Adi Bocian, Jenni Sanders

          Past :

          2016: Master student: Dzhuma Abakarova

          2015: Master student: Elina Rubertus

          2014Bachelor students: Elina Rubertus; Julia Hartel 

          Research grants & scholarships

          Recent publications

          Peer reviewed Journals

          Abakarova, D., Noiray, A, & Iskarous, K. (submitted). Quantifying lingual coarticulation in German using Mutual Information: an ultrasound study. 

          Noiray, A., Abakarova, D., Rubertus, E., Mooshammer (submitted). Structural and frequency Effects in children’s word planning.

          Noiray, A., Abakarova, D., Rubertus, Krüger, S (in revision): How children organise their speech in the first years of life? Insight from ultrasound imaging.

          Noiray A., Iskarous K., & Whalen D-H. (2014). Variability in English vowels is comparable in articulation and acoustics. Laboratory Phonology, 5(2), 271-288. PMID: 25101144

          Noiray A., Ménard L., & Iskarous K. (2013). The Development of Motor Synergies in Children: Ultrasound and Acoustic Measurements. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 133 (1), 444-452. . DOI: 10.1121/1.4763983

          Ménard L., & Noiray A. (2011). The development of lingual gestures in speech: Comparing synthesized vocal tracts with natural vowels. Fait de Langue, 37, 189-202. PMID: 25383006

          Noiray A., Cathiard M-A., Ménard L., & Abry C. (2011). Test of the Movement Expansion Model: Anticipatory vowel lip protrusion and constriction in French and English speakers. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 129 (1), 340-349. DOI:10.1121/1.3518452

             Conference proceedings

          Noiray, A., Abakarova, D., Rubertus, E., & Ries, J. (2017). How does the tongue learn to speak a language fluently? A cross-sectional study in German. Speech Motor Control, Groningen, July 7th.

          Abakarova, D., Iskarous, K., Ries, J., & Noiray, A. (2017). Quantifying lingual coarticulation versus in German. Abstraction, Diversity, and Speech Dynamics, Munich, May 3rd.

          Krüger, S., Noiray, A, & Ries, J. (2017). The development of vowel space in German speaking childrenDYNAMICS, Munich, May 3rd

          Noiray, A., Abakarova, D., Rubertus, E., & Ries, J. (2017). On the domain of intra-syllabic coarticulation in German children. DYNAMICS, Munich, May 3rd.

          Rubertus, E., Abakarova, D., Ries, J., & Noiray, A. (2017). Comparing coarticulatory directions in child speech. Proceedings of PaPe, Cologne

          Rubertus, E., Abakarova, D., Ries, J., & Noiray, A. (2016). Anticipatory V-to-V Coarticulation in German PreschoolersProceedings of P&P 12, Munich, Oct 12-14.

          Noiray, A., Abakarova, D., Rubertus, E., Iskarous, K., Ries, J., & Tiede, M (2016). Coarticulation magnitude in German childrenLabphon 15, Ithaca, July 15th.

          Noiray, AAbakarova, D., Rubertus, E., & Mooshammer, C. (2016). Lexical and phonological effects on word planning in English childrenLabphon 15Satellite Speech planning and production in children, Ithaca, July 13th.

          Noiray, ARubertus, E., & Mooshammer, C. (2016). Phonological competition in young learners of EnglishLabphon 15Satellite Speech planning and production in children, Ithaca, July 13th.

          Noiray, A., Ries, J., & Tiede, M. (2015). Sonographic & Optical Linguo-Labial Articulation Recording system (SOLLAR), Ultrafest VII, Hong Kong, Dec 8-10.

          Rubertus, E., Abakarova, D., Ries, J., Tiede, M., & Noiray, A. (2015). Development of coarticulation in German children: Acoustic and articulatory locus equationsUltrafest VII, Hong Kong, Dec 8-10.

          Abakarova, D., Iskarous, K., Ries, J., Tiede, M., & Noiray, A (2015). Development of coarticulation in German children: Mutual Information as a measure of coarticulation and invarianceUltrafest VII, Hong Kong, Dec 8-10.

          Rubertus, E., Noiray, A., & Mooshammer, C. (2015). Speech planning in preschoolers’ picture naming. Proceedings Workshop on Infant Language Development, Stockholm, Sweden, p. 155.

          Whalen, D. H., Shaw, P. A., Noiray, A., & Antony, R. (2011). Analogs of Tahltan consonant harmony in English CVC syllables. In W.-S. Lee & E. Zee (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 2129-2132). Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong.

          Whalen D.H., Noiray, A., Iskarous K., & Bolanos L. (2009). Relative contribution of jaw and tongue to the vowel height dimension in American English. Acoustics’09, San Antonio, Oct. 26-30.

          Kavitskaya D., Iskarous K., Noiray, A., & Proctor, M. (2008). Trills and palatalization: Consequences for sound change. Proceedings of the 17 th Meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, Yale University, May 9-11.

          Noiray, A, Iskarous K., & Whalen D.H. (2008). Tongue-jaw synergy in vowel height production: Evidence from American English. Proceedings of 8th International Speech Production Seminar, Strasbourg, Dec. 8-12.

             Book chapters

          Noiray, A., Cathiard MA., Abry C. & Ménard L. (2010). Lip Rounding Anticipatory Control: Crosslinguistically Lawful and Ontogenetically Attuned. Speech Motor Control: New developments in basic and applied research, ed. Ben Maassen & Pascal H.H.M. van Lieshout, Oxford University Press. 153-171.

          Noiray, A., Cathiard MA., Ménard L. & Abry C. (2008). Emergence of a vocalic gesture control: Attunement of the anticipatory rounding temporal pattern in French children. Emergence of language Abilities, ed. Sophie Kern, Frédérique Gayraud et Egidio Marsico, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 100-116.

          Noiray, A., Iskarous K., & Whalen D.H. (2008). Tongue-jaw synergy in vowel height production: Evidence from American English. Proceedings of 8th International Speech Production Seminar, Strasbourg, France, December 8-12, 81-84.

          Kavitskaya D., Iskarous K., Noiray, A., & Proctor, M. (2008). Trills and palatalization: Consequences for sound change. Proceedings of the 17thMeeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, New Haven, May 9-11th, 97-110.

             Dissertations

          - PhD dissertation: L'anticipation d'arrondissement vocalique et le Modèle d'Expansion du Mouvement. Deux extensions : du français à l'anglais et de l'adulte à l'enfant 

          (Translation: Vocalic rounding anticipation and the Movement Expansion Model. Two extensions: from French to English and from children to adults.)

          - Master dissertation: Capturer la voix des émotions authentiques chez l'acteur: premiers pas vers "peut-on entendre le jeu de l'acteur"? 

          (Translation: First step in capturing the expression of natural versus simulated emotions in the voice of actors).