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Simon Ritter M.A.

Institut für Linguistik - Phonetik
Herbert-Lewin-Str. 6
D-50931 Köln

Mail: ritter.simon@uni-koeln.de
Telefon: (+49) 0221 - 470 4258
Fax: (+49) 0221 - 470 5938

Research Interests

  • Phonetics and phonology of intonation
  • Articulatory modelling of speech
  • The relation between categoriality and continuity
  • Dynamic modelling of language and speech
  • Information structure and prosody
  • Robustness of speech production and perception
  • Transcription of prosody (GToBI)

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Awards

2018: Best Student Paper Award of the 16th Conference on Laboratory Phonology for my poster "The phonetics and phonology of focus marking – an integrated perspective"

2013: Best Student Paper Award of the conference "Phonetics and Phonology in Iberia" for my talk "The Role of Tonal Onglides in German Nuclear Pitch Accents"

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Publications

Under review

Ritter, S., D. Mücke & M. Grice (under review). The dynamics of intonation: categorical and continuous variation in an attractor-based model. Submitted to PLOS ONE. Preprint: https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/qkm6b

Published

Grice, M., S. Ritter, H. Niemann & T. Roettger (2017). Integrating the discreteness and continuity of intonational categories. Journal of Phonetics 64. 90-107.

Ritter, S. & Grice, M. (2015). The Role of Tonal Onglides in German Nuclear Pitch Accents. Language and Speech 58(1). 114-128.

Kügler, F., Smolibocki, B., Arnold, D., Baumann, S., Braun, B., Grice, M., Jannedy, S., Michalsky, J., Niebuhr, O., Peters, J., Ritter, S., Röhr, C., Schweitzer, A., Schweitzer, K. & P. Wagner (2015). DIMA – Annotation guidelines for German intonation. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences.

Ritter, S. & T.B. Roettger (2014). Speakers modulate noise-induced pitch according to intonational context. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Speech Prosody.

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Talks & Poster Presentations

Ritter, S. & D. Mücke (2019). Prosodic variation from a dynamical perspective. Invited talk at University Hamburg, Institut für Romanistik, 8 Jan 2019.

Ritter, S. & D. Mücke (2018). Prosody in a dynamic systems account. Invited talk at University Potsdam, Linguistics Department, 14 Nov 2018.

Ritter, S. & D. Mücke (2018). Continuity and categoriality in prosodic prominence – the case of focus marking. Talk at the 2nd International Conference “Prominence in Language”, 11-13 July 2018, Cologne, Germany.

Ritter, S. & D. Mücke (2018). The phonetics and phonology of focus marking – an integrated account. Poster presentation at 16th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, 22 June 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

Ritter, S. & T.B. Roettger (2014). Speakers modulate noise-induced pitch according to intonational context. Poster presentation at the 7th International Conference on Speech Prosody, 23 May 2014, Dublin.

Ritter, S. & M. Grice (2013). Tonal Onglides of Nuclear Pitch Accents in German. Talk at Nijmegen-Cologne Prosody Meeting, 1 July 2013, Cologne, Germany.

Ritter, S. & M. Grice (2013). The Role of Tonal Onglides in German Nuclear Pitch Accents. Talk at Phonetics and Phonology in Iberia, 26 June 2013, Lisbon, Portugal.

Ritter, S., M. Krüger, Mücke, D. & M. Grice (2012). Production and Perception of Contrast: Tonal Onglides and Oral Gestures. Poster presentation at the final symposium of the DFG Priority programme 1234, 26 July 2012, Stuttgart, Germany.

Grice, M., Mücke, D. & S. Ritter (2012). Focus Marking: Tonal Onglides and Oral Gestures. Talk at Workshop: Dynamic Modeling of Articulation and Prosodic Structure, 07 May 2012, Cologne, Germany.

Ritter, S., Riester, A. & M. Grice (2012). Onglides von Nuklearakzenten: Brauchen wir Leading Tones? Talk at Workshop: Deutsche Intonation - Annotation und Modellierung, 22 March 2012, Konstanz, Germany.

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Teaching

Winter term 2018/19: Continuity in Phonology (MA), co-taught with Martine Grice

Summer term 2017: Grundlagen der Laborphonologie (BA), co-taught with Martine Grice

Winter term 2013/14: Laboratory Phonology II (MA), co-taught with Timo Roettger

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