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Publications

Accepted/In press

Schötz, S. (in press). Domestic Cat Intra- and Interspecific Vocal Communication. In M. Elmentaler & O. Niebuhr (Eds.), Kiel Research on Linguistics (Kieler Forschungen zur Sprachwissenschaft). Peter Lang Publishing Group.


2020

Schötz S. 2020. Chapter 14. Phonetic variation in cat–human vocal communication. In Sousa ACA, Pastorinho MR (Eds) Pets as Sentinels, Forecasters and Promoters of Human Health. Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland. ISBN: 978-3-030-30733-2 


2019

Schötz, S. 2019. Kattens hemliga språk : Lär dig att förstå och kommunicera med din katt. Forum. ISBN: 9789137152837

Schötz, S, van de Weijer, J. & Eklund, R. 2019. Phonetic Methods in Cat Vocalisation Studies: A report from the Meowsic project. In: Proceedings from Fonetik 2019 10-12 June 2019, Stockholm Sweden. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3245999, pp. 55–60.

Schötz, S. 2019. Paralinguistic Information and Biological Codes in Intra- and Interspecific Vocal Communication: A pilot study of Humans and Domestic Cats. In: Proceedings from Fonetik 2019 10-12 June 2019, Stockholm Sweden. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3245999, pp. 67–72.


Schötz, S., van de Weijer, J., & Eklund, R. 2019. Melody matters: An acoustic study of domestic cat meows in six contexts and four mental states. In A. Dassow, R. Marxer, R. K. Moore, & D. Stowell (Eds.), Proceedings of VIHAR 2019 (pp. 29–34). London.


2018
Schötz, S. 2018. The Secret Language of Cats : How to understand your cat for a better, happier relationship. Hanover Square Press. ISBN: 978-1-335-01389-7

Schötz, S. accepted 2018. Phonetic variation in cat–human vocal communication. In R. Pastorinho and A. Sousa (eds.) Pets as Sentinels, Forecasters and Promoters of Human Health, Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer.

Schötz, S. & Asu, E. L. 2018. Estlandssvenska ordaccenter. In H. Rosenqvist (ed.) Estlandssvenskans språkstruktur, Göteborgsstudier i nordisk språkvetenskap, Göteborgs universitet.

Schötz, S., Nolan, F. & Asu, E. L., 2018. En jämförande akustisk studie av estlandssvenska tonlösa lateraler. In H. Rosenqvist (ed.) Estlandssvenskans språkstruktur, Göteborgsstudier i nordisk språkvetenskap, Göteborgs universitet.

Ewald, O., Asu, E. L. & Schötz, S. 2018. Formantdynamik i långa slutna vokaler i tre varieteter av svenska. In H. Rosenqvist (ed.) Estlandssvenskans språkstruktur, Göteborgsstudier i nordisk språkvetenskap, Göteborgs universitet.

Frid, J., Svensson Lundmark, M., Ambrazaitis, G., Schötz, S. & House, D. 2018. EMA-based head movements and phrasing: a preliminary study. Proceedings of Fonetik 2018, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, pp. 17–20.

Gao, M., Svensson Lundmark, M., Schötz, S. & Frid, J. 2018. A Cross-Language Study of Tonal Alignment in Scania Swedish and Mandarin Chinese. Fonologi i Norden 2018 (Phonology in the Nordic Countries 2018). p.12.

Frid, J., Gao, M., Svensson Lundmark, M. & Schötz, S., 2018. Pitch-to-segment Alignment in South Swedish and Mandarin Chinese: A Cross-language Comparison, The International Conference on Tone and Intonation in Europe (TIE2018), University of Gothenburg, 11-13 October 2018, pp. 30–31.

Svensson Lundmark, M., Frid, J., Ambrazaitis, G. & Schötz, S., 2018. The effect of Swedish Word Accent on word initial CV coarticulation. Fonologi i Norden 2018 (Phonology in the Nordic Countries 2018). pp. 9.

Svensson Lundmark, M., Frid, J., Ambrazaitis, G. & Schötz, S., 2018. Word-initial CV coarticulation in a pitch-accent language. The International Conference on Tone and Intonation in Europe (TIE2018), University of Gothenburg, 11-13 October 2018, pp. 68–69. 


2017
Schötz, S. 2017. Die geheime Sprache der Katzen. Salzburg: Ecowin. ISBN-10: 3711001211; ISBN-13: 978-3711001214 [more info]

Schötz, S, van de Weijer, J. & Eklund, R. 2017. Phonetic Characteristics of Domestic Cat Vocalisations. In: Angela Dassow, Ricard Marxer & Roger K. Moore (eds.): Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Vocal Interactivity in-and-between Humans, Animals and Robots, VIHAR 2017, 25–26 August 2017, University of Skövde, Sweden. ISBN 978-2-9562029-0-5, pp. 5–6. [pdf]

Ewald, O., Asu, E. L., Schötz, S. The formant dynamics of long close vowels in three varieties of Swedish. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2017, Stockholm University, August 20–24, pp. 1412–1416. [pdf]

2016
Schötz, S., Eklund, R., van de Weijer, J. 2017. Melody in Human–Cat Communication (Meowsic): Origins, Past, Present and Future. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2016, Royal Institute of Technlogy, Stockholm. [pdf


2015

Schötz, S. 2015. Agonistic Vocalisations in Domestic Cats: A Case Study. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2015, Lund University, 85–90. [pdf]

Asu, E. L., Ewald, O., Schötz, S. 2015. The realisation of sj- and tj- sounds in Estonian Swedish: some preliminary results. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2015, Lund University, 23–26. [pdf]

Svensson Lundmark, M., Frid, J., Schötz, S. A Pilot Study: Acoustic and Articulatory Data on Tonal Alignment in Swedish Word Accents, In Proceedings of Fonetik 2015, Lund University. 75–80. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Asu, E. L. 2015. In Search of Word Accents in Estonian Swedish, In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVIII), Glasgow, August 10-14, 2015. [pdf]

Asu, E. L., Nolan, F., Schötz, S. 2015. A Comparative Study of Estonian Swedish Voiceless Laterals: Are Voiceless Approximants Fricatives? In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVIII), Glasgow, August 10-14, 2015. [pdf]

Frid, J., Schötz, S., Gustafsson, L, Löfqvist, A. 2015. A. Tongue articulation of front close vowels in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmöhus Swedish, In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVIII), Glasgow, August 10-14, 2015. [pdf]

Svensson Lundmark, M., Frid, J., Schötz, S. A Pilot Study: Acoustic and Articulatory Data on Tonal Alignment in Swedish Word Accents, In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVIII), Glasgow, August 10-14, 2015. [pdf]

2014

Schötz, S. & van de Weijer, J. 2014. A Study of Human Perception of Intonation in Domestic Cat Meows. In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2014, Dublin. [pdf]

Lyberg-Åhlander, V., Haake, M., Brännström, J., Schötz, S., & Sahlén, B. 2014. Does speaker’s voice quality influence children’s performance on a language comprehension test? International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 04/2014

Schötz, S., Frid, J., Gustafsson, L & Löfqvist, A. 2014. Tongue articulation dynamics of /iː, yː, ʉ̟ː/ in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmöhus Swedish. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2014, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University. pp 17–22. [pdf]

Schötz, S. Nolan, F., Asu, E. L. 2014. An acoustic study of the Estonian Swedish lateral [ɬ]. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2014, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University. pp 23–28. [pdf]

Schötz, S. & van de Weijer, J. 2014. A Study of Human Perception of Intonation in Domestic Cat Meows. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2014, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University. pp 89–94. [pdf]

Schötz, S. 2014. A pilot study of human perception of emotions from domestic cat vocalisations. In Proceedings of Fonetik 2014, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University. pp 95–100. [pdf]


2013
Schötz, S. Frid, J. & Löfqvist, A. 2013. Development of speech motor control: Lip movement variability. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 06/2013; 133(6):4210–4217.

Schötz, S., Asu, E.-L. 2013. An acoustic study of accentuation in Estonian Swedish compounds. In Asu and Lippus (Eds.) Nordic Prosody: Proceedings of the XIth Conference, Tartu 2012. 343–352. Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Frid, J., Gustafsson, L & Löfqvist, A. 2013. Functional data analysis of tongue articulation in Gothenburg and Malmöhus Swedish /i:, y:, ʉ:/. Proceedings of Fonetik 2013, 14–16 June 2013, Linköping University, Sweden. pp 69–72. [pdf]

Schötz, S. 2013. A phonetic pilot study of chirp, chatter, tweet and tweedle in three domestic cats. Proceedings of Fonetik 2013, 14–16 June 2013, Linköping University, Sweden. pp 65–68. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Frid, J., Gustafsson, L & Löfqvist, A. 2013. Functional Data Analysis of Tongue Articulation in Palatal Vowels: Gothenburg and Malmöhus Swedish /i:, y:, ʉ:/. Proceedings of Interspeech 2013. [pdf]


2012
Schötz, S., Bruce, G., Segerup, M., Beskow, J., Gustafson, J. & Granström, B. 2012. Regional varieties of Swedish: Models and synthesis. In: O. Niebuhr (ed.), Prosodies – Context, Function, Communication (pp. 119-134). Berlin/New York: de Gruyter. [pdf]

Schötz, S. (2012). A phonetic pilot study of vocalisations in three cats. Proceedings of Fonetik 2012, Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg. pp 45-48. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Frid, J., Löfqvist, A. 2012. A comparative study of kinematic and acoustic age-related variability in speech. Proceedings of Fonetik 2012, Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg. pp 61–64. [pdf]

Frid, J., Schötz, S., Löfqvist, A. 2012. South Swedish diphthongisation: an articulographic and acoustic study of /u:/ in the Malmöhus dialect. Proceedings of Fonetik 2012, Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg. pp 85–88. [pdf]


2011
Schötz, S., Bruce, G., Segerup, M. 2011. Dialektal variation i svensk ordmelodi – sammansatta ord. Svenskans beskrivning 31, Umeå universitet. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Frid, J., Löfqvist, A. 2011. Age-related differences in repetition variability: Analysis of lip movements using functional data analysis. 6th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Groningen - Nijmegen, June 8-11 2011. [pdf]

Frid, J., Schötz, S., Löfqvist, A. 2011. Functional data analysis of lip movements: repetition variability as a function of age. In Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII), Hong Kong on August 17-21, 2011. [pdf]

Schötz, S. Frid, J. Löfqvist, A. 2011. Exotic vowels in Swedish – an articulographic and acoustic pilot study of /i:/. In Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII), Hong Kong on August 17-21, 2011. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Frid, J., Löfqvist, A. 2011. Exotic vowels in Swedish: a project description and an articulographic and acoustic pilot study of /i:/. Proceedings of Fonetik 2011, Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm, TMH-QPSR, Vol. 51. pp. 25 - 28. [pdf]

Frid, J., Schötz, S., Löfqvist, A. 2011. Age-related lip movement repetition variability in two phrase positions. Proceedings of Fonetik 2011, Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm, TMH-QPSR, Vol. 51. pp. 21 - 24. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Eklund, R. 2011. A comparative acoustic analysis of purring in four cats. Proceedings of Fonetik 2011, Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm, TMH-QPSR, Vol. 51. pp. 9 - 12. [pdf]


2010
Schötz, S., Beskow, J., Bruce, G., Granström, B.,Gustafsson, J. 2010. Simulating Intonation in Regional Varieties of Swedish. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010. Chicago, USA. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Bruce, G. 2010. Phrase-initial pitch patterns in South Swedish. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010. Chicago, USA. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Beskow, J., Bruce, G., Granström, B.,Gustafsson, J. 2010. Synthesising intonational varieties of Swedish. In G. Ambrazaitis and S. Schötz (eds.). Proceedings of Fonetik 2010, Lund University. [pdf]


2009
Schötz, S., Bruce, G. 2009. Phrase initial accent I in South Swedish. Proceedings of Fonetik 2009, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University. [pdf]

Schötz, S., Bruce, G., Granström, B. 2009. Modelling compound intonation in Dala and Gotland Swedish. Proceedings of Fonetik 2009, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University. [pdf]

Asu, E. L., Schötz, S., Kügler, F. 2009. The acoustics of Estonian Swedish long close vowels as compared to Central Swedish and Finland Swedish. Proceedings of Fonetik 2009, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University. [pdf]


2008
Bruce, G., Schötz, S., Granström, B., Enflo, L. 2008. Modelling intonation in varieties of Swedish. In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2008. Campinas, Brazil. [pdf]

Beskow, J., Bruce, G., Enflo, L., Granström, B., Schötz, S. (alphabetical order) 2008. Human Recognition of Swedish Dialects. Proceedings of Fonetik 2008, Department of Linguistics, University of Gothenburg. [pdf]

Beskow, J., Bruce, G., Enflo, L., Granström, B., Schötz, S. (alphabetical order) 2008. SWING: A tool for modelling intonational varieties of Swedish. Proceedings of Fonetik 2008, Department of Linguistics, University of Gothenburg. [pdf]

Beskow, J., Bruce, G., Enflo, L., Granström, B., Schötz, S. (alphabetical order) 2008. Recognizing and Modelling Regional Varieties of Swedish. Proceedings of Interspeech 2008, Brisbane, Australia. [pdf]

Enflo, L., Schötz, S., Bruce, G., Granström, B., Beskow, J. 2008. Modelling Intonational Variation in Swedish: Two reports from the SIMULEKT project, Nordic Prosody: Proceedings of the Xth Conference, Helsinki, 2008. [pdf]

Schötz, S. 2008. Faktorer som påverkar vår bedömning av kvinnliga och manliga talares ålder. In Molnár, V.,Jonsson, B., Andersson, G. (Eds.) Vetenskapssocieteten i Lunds årsbok 2008. (ISBN 978-91-974863-6-1, ISSN 0349-053x). [pdf]


2007
Bruce, G., Schötz, S., Granström, B. 2007. SIMULEKT - modelling Swedish regional intonation. Proceedings of Fonetik 2007, Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm, TMH-QPSR, Vol. 50. pp. 53 - 56. [pdf]

Bruce, G., Granström, B., Schötz, S. 2007. Simulating Intonational Varieties of Swedish. Proceedings of ICPhS XVI 2007, Saarbrücken, Germany. [pdf]

Schötz, S. 2007. Analysis and Synthesis of Speaker Age. Proceedings of ICPhS XVI 2007, Saarbrücken, Germany. [pdf]

Schötz, S. 2007. Acoustic Analysis of Adult Speaker Age. In C. Müller (Ed.) Speaker Classification I, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, pp 88-107. [pdf]

Schötz, S. and C. Müller 2007. A Study of Acoustic Correlates of Speaker Age. In C. Müller (Ed.) Speaker Classification II, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, pp 1-9. [pdf]

Amilon, K., van de Weijer, J., Schötz, S. 2007. The Impact of Visual and Auditory Cues in Age Estimation. In C. Müller (Ed.) Speaker Classification II, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, pp 10-21. [pdf]


2006

Schötz, S. (2006) F0 and Segment Duration in Formant Synthesis of Speaker Age. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2006. Dresden. [pdf]

Schötz, S. (2006) Data-driven Formant Synthesis of Speaker Age. Proceedings of Fonetik 2006, Lund. [pdf]

Schötz, S. (2006) Perception, Analysis and Synthesis of Speaker Age. Doctoral Thesis [pdf], Abstract [pdf]


2005
Schötz, S. (2005) Effects of Stimulus Duration and Type on Perception of Female and Male Speaker Age Proceedings of Fonetik 2005. Göteborg. pp. 87-90. [pdf]

Schötz, S. (2005) Stimulus Duration and Type in Perception of Female and Male Speaker Age Proceedings of Interspeech 2005. Lisbon. [pdf]


2004
Schötz, S. (2004) The Role of F0 and Duration in Perception of Female and Male Speaker Age. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2004. Nara. pp. 379-382. [pdf]

Schötz, S. (2004) Some acoustic cues to human and machine estimation of speaker age. Proceedings of Fonetik 2004, Stockholm. pp. 40-43. [pdf]


Schötz, S. (2004) Prosodic Cues in Human and Machine Estimation of Female and Male Speaker Age. In G. Bruce and M. Horne (Eds.) Nordic Prosody: Proceedings of the IXth Conference, Lund, 2004. Frankfurt am Main: P. Lang, pp 215-223. [pdf]


Schötz, S. (2004) Automatic prediction of speaker age using CART. Working Papers 51, Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Lund University.


2003
Schötz, Susanne. Speaker Age: A First Step From Analysis To Synthesis. In Proceedings of the 15th ICPhS 2003, Barcelona 2003. [pdf]


Schötz, Susanne. Towards synthesis of speaker age: a perceptual study with natural, synthesized and resynthesized stimuli. In In PHONUM, Reports in Phonetics 9, Umeå University, pp. 153-156. [pdf]



2002
Haage M, Schötz S, Nugues P, A Prototype Robot Speech Interface with Multimodal Feedback. In Proceedings of IEEE ROMAN 2002, Berlin 2002. [pdf]



2001
Schötz, Susanne. (2001). A perceptual study of speaker age. In: A. Karlsson and J. van de Weijer (eds.). Lund Working Papers 49 - Proceedings of Fonetik 2001 (pp. 136-139). [pdf]Schötz, Susanne. Towards synthesis of speaker age: a perceptual study with natural, synthesized and resynthesized stimuli. In In PHONUM, Reports in Phonetics 9, Umeå University, pp. 153-156. [pdf]



2002
Haage M, Schötz S, Nugues P, A Prototype Robot Speech Interface with Multimodal Feedback. In Proceedings of IEEE ROMAN 2002, Berlin 2002. [pdf]



2001
Schötz, Susanne. (2001). A perceptual study of speaker age. In: A. Karlsson and J. van de Weijer (eds.). Lund Working Papers 49 - Proceedings of Fonetik 2001 (pp. 136-139). [pdf]