The Speech, Lexicon, And Modeling lab is dedicated to cutting-edge research at the intersection of speech production and perception (phonetics) with speaker’s knowledge of words (lexicon). We use a wide range of methods, including corpus analysis, computational modeling, and acoustic and articulatory phonetic experiments.
We are part of the English Language and Linguistics section of the Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. We are housed in building 23.21 on the HHU campus, and have a large additional laboratory space at 24.21.U1.022.
Free and Open Source Software.
Reanimating African American Oral Histories of the Gulf Southat the Information Science Department, HHU.
The SLaM Lab invites interested students to join our lab. This can take many forms, from paid employment as a research assistant (“HiWi”) to writing a major project such as a term paper, B.A. thesis, or M.A. thesis. If you would like to get involved, please submit a current C.V. and a short cover letter (maximum one page). Your letter should highlight any of the following:
We welcome students of a variety of experience levels. The purpose of the SLaM lab is both to conduct research and, through research, to train students. We will match students with tasks appropriate to their skills, and support their training as needed.
Submit your CV and cover letter to either geisslc [at] hhu [dot] de or kevin.tang [at] hhu [dot] de.