Katarzyna Klessa

Assistant Professor
Department of Phonetics, Institute of Linguistics
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
E-mail: katarzyna@klessa.pl
Page: http://www.katarzyna.klessa.pl

Fields of interest:

speech prosody, speech technology, computer linguistics, development of resources and tools for the analysis of speech prosody

Recent publications:

K. Klessa, D. Gibbon
Annotation Pro + TGA: automation of speech timing analysis
Proceedings of the 9th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 26-31 May 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland.

K. Klessa, T. Wicherkiewicz
Design and Implementation of an On-line Database for Endangered Languages: Multilingual Legacy of Poland.
Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics (CILC 6), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 22-24 May 2014.

M. Karpiński, K. Klessa, A. Czoska
Local and global convergence in the temporal domain in Polish task-oriented dialogue
Proceedings of the 7th Speech Prosody Conference, 20-23 May 2014, Dublin, Ireland.

K. Klessa, M. Karpiński, A. Wagner,
Annotation Pro – a new software tool for annotation of linguistic and paralinguistic features.
B. Bigi, D. Hirst (Eds) Proceedings of TRASP (Tools and Resources for the Analysis of Speech Prosody, a satellite event for Interspeech 2013). Aix-en-Provence, France 2013, pp. 51-54.

D. Gibbon, K. Klessa, J. Bachan,
Duration and speed in speech events.
N. Mikołajczak-Matyja, M. Karpiński (Eds.) Studies in Phonetics and Psycholinguistics. Poznań, 2013.

K. Klessa, A. Wagner, M. Oleśkowicz-Popiel, M. Karpiński,
“Paralingua” – a new speech corpus for the studies of paralinguistic features.
Ch.Vargas-Sierra (Ed.) Corpus Resources for Descriptive and Applied Studies. Current Challenges and Future Directions: Selected Papers from the 5th Int. Conf. on Corpus Linguistics (CILC2013). Procedia – Social and Behavioral Science. 95, Elsevier 2013, pp. 48-58.

K. Klessa,
Polish segmental duration: selected observations based on corpus data.
D. Gibbon, D. Hirst, N. Campbell (Eds.) Speech and Language Technology: Rhythm, Melody and Harmony in Speech. Studies in Honour of Wiktor Jassem, pp. 95-104 (2011/2012), Poznan 2012, PTFon, pp. 94-104.

G. Demenko, B. Moebius, K. Klessa,
Implementation of Polish speech synthesis for the BOSS system.
Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Technical Sciences, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2010, pp. 371-376.

G. Demenko, K. Klessa, M. Szymański, S. Breuer, W. Hess, W.,
Polish unit selection speech synthesis with BOSS: extensions and speech corpora.
International Journal of Speech Technology: Vol. 13, Issue 2 (2010), pp. 85-99.

K. Klessa, M. Karpiński, O Bałdys, G. Demenko,
Speechlabs ASR. Polish Lexical Database for Speech Technology: Design and Architecture.
Speech and Language Technology, Vol 12/13 (2009/2010), Poznań, PTFon, pp. 191-207.

K. Klessa, G. Demenko,
Structure and Annotation of Polish LVCSR Speech Database.
Proceedings of Interspeech Conference 2009, September 6-10 2009, Brighton, UK, pp. 1815-1818.