Jacek Kudera

I am a postdoc in Trier Center for Language and Communication: Patterns. Before joining TCLC, I was working in the Phonetics group, Dept. of Language Science and Technology at Saarland University.

ORCID: 0000-0003-3678-1067

Contact

Trier University
Universitätsring 15
D-54296 Trier
office: B 588
mail

Education

2022 - PhD: Department of Language Science and Technology, Saarland University, Germany
2019 - MA (Linguistics) Department of Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Semiotics, Aarhus University, Denmark
2015 - Magister (Slavic Philology) Institute of Slavic Studies, University of Wrocław, Poland

Research projects

- Patterns: Linguistic Creativity and Variation in Synchrony and Diachrony, Trier Center for Language and Communication (currently)
- Information Density and Linguistic Encoding - SFB 1102: Mutual intelligibility and surprisal in Slavic intercomprehension, Saarland University, DFG (2019-2022)
- Digital Atlas of Dialects of Bosnia and Herzegovina: University of Sarajevo & The Slavic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ministry of Culture of the Canton of Sarajevo (2017-2018)
- CLARIN-PL: European Roadmap for Research Infrastructures - ChronoPress, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Republic of Poland (2014-2017)

Scholarships

- May 2022: Polish Academy of Sciences: Institute of Slavic Studies, NAWA
- Sep 2018 / Feb 2019: University of Eastern Finland: Department of Foreign Languages and Translation Studies, Nordlys
- Apr / May 2017: Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary: Institute of Slavonic and Baltic Philology
- Oct 2016 / Jan 2017: University of Novi Sad, Serbia: Department of Serbian Language and Linguistics
- May 2016: South East European Studies Association travel grant
- Feb / May 2016: University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, CEEPUS
- Mar / Jun 2014: University of Zagreb, Croatia: Department of Linguistics & Croaticum
- Oct 2012 / Mar 2013: University of Rijeka, Croatia: Department of Croatian Language and Literature, Erasmus

Internships

- Feb / May 2015: University of Zagreb, Croatia: Department of Phonetics
- Jul / Oct 2014: Alþjóðastofa Intercultural Centre in Akureyri, Iceland

Publications

2023

  • Jacek Kudera, Katharina Zahner-Ritter, Jakob Engel, Nathalie Elsässer, Philipp Hutmacher, Carolin Worstbrock (2023). "Speech Enhancement Patterns in Human-Robot Interaction: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective". Interpseech 2023 (Dublin, Ireland), p. 4783-4787.
  • Jacek Kudera, Irina Stenger, Philip Georgis, Bernd Möbius, Tania Avgustinova, Dietrich Klakow (2023). "Cross-linguistic intelligibility of idiomatic phrases in Polish-Russian translation tasks" In: Jean-Pierre Colson [ed.], Phraseology, constructions and translation: Corpus-based, computational and cultural aspects, Presses universitaires de Louvain, p. 237-249.

2022

  • Jacek Kudera, Irina Stenger, Bernd Möbius, Tania Avgustinova, Dietrich Klakow (2022). "Phonetic Cues in Auditory Identification of Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, and Russian Language of Origin", Language and Speech 66(3), p. 606-624.
  • Jacek Kudera (2022). "Slavic Receptive Multilingualism: Intercomprehension of Speech", universaar [PhD thesis].
  • Jacek Kudera, Philip Georgis, Hasan Md Tusfiqur Alam, Bernd Möbius, Tania Avgustinova, Dietrich Klakow (2022). "Comprehension of closely related languages: A visual world eye tracking study". Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung 2022, Tagungsband der 33. Konferenz (Sønderborg), p. 212-219.

2021

  • Jacek Kudera, Lauri Tavi, Bernd Möbius, Tania Avgustinova, Dietrich Klakow (2021). "The effect of surprisal on articulatory gestures in Polish consonant-to-vowel transitions: A pilot EMA study". 14. ITG-Konferenz, ITG-Fachbericht 298: Speech Communication (Kiel, Germany), p. 179-183.
  • Jacek Kudera, Philip Georgis, Bernd Möbius, Tania Avgustinova, Dietrich Klakow (2021). "Phonetic distance and surprisal in multilingual priming: Evidence from Slavic". Interspeech 2021 (Brno, Czechia), p. 3944-3948.
  • Jacek Kudera (2021). "Influence of sensorineural hearing loss on familiar speaker recognition: A forensic perspective on ageing", Studia Linguistica Universitatis Iagellonicae Cracoviensis 138(1), p. 29-47.
  • Jacek Kudera, Marjolein van Os, Bernd Möbius, (2021). "Natural and synthetic speech comprehension in simulated tonal and pulsatile tinnitus: A pilot study". In Proceedings: Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung, ESSV 2021: 32nd conference on electronic speech signal processing, Technische Universität Berlin, TUD Press Germany, p. 273-280.

2020

  • Badr Abdullah, Jacek Kudera, Tania Avgustinova, Bernd Möbius, Dietrich Klakow (2020). "Rediscovering the Slavic Continuum in Representations Emerging from Neural Models of Spoken Language Identification", COLING VarDial: Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Similar Langauges, Varieties and Dialects, Barcelona, p. 128-139.
  • Jacek Kudera (2020). "Attuning to linguistically less-fluent interlocutors: Evidence from convergence in Danish and Finnish foreigner talk", Kwartalnik Neofilologiczny 1/2020, p. 102-123.

2019

  • Jacek Kudera (2019). "О певању птица и ономатопејским изразима. Пољски ономатопејски изрази који опонашају звукове птица врсте Bubo bubo и Carduelis spinus" [Birdsong and onomatopoeia. Polish onomatopoeic phrases imitating the sounds of Bubo bubo and Carduelis spinus species], Studia et Documenta Slavica 1(7), p. 69-84.
  • Jacek Kudera (2019). "Конфронтативна акустичка анализа /Ə/ у северном, централном и јужном кашупском" [Confrontative, acoustic analysis of schwa in Northern, Central and Southern Kashubian], In M. Kovačević, J. Petković (Eds.), Савремена проучавања језика и књижевности X/1 [Contemporary Studies of Language and Literature], Kragujevac University Press, p. 25-33.

2018

  • Jacek Kudera (2018). "Synchronised and non‐synchronised articulation of Polish nasals ą and ę in child and adult speech", Govor 35(2), p. 161-188.
  • Jacek Kudera (2018). "О пољским и српским емотивним изразима из перспективе акустичке фонетике" [Polish and Serbian emotive phrases from the perspective of acoustic phonetics], Зборник радова младих филолога Србије: Савремена проучавања језика и књижевности IX/1, Kragujevac University Press, p. 265-269.
  • Jacek Kudera (2018). "O początkach badań dialektologicznych Południowej Słowiańszczyzny 120 lat po projekcie Milana Rešetara" [On the origins of dialectological research into South Slavic languages, one hundred and twenty years since Milan Rešetar’s project] Acta Universitas Wratislavensis no 3792, Slavica Wratislaviensia CLXV, p. 229-239.
  • Jacek Kudera (2018). "Badanie asocjacji związanych z autorytetem i władzą metodą nagrań skojarzeń swobodnych", Proceedings Fiatal Szlavisták Budapesti Nemzetközi Konferenciája VI. [Proceedings 6th Conference for Young Slavists in Budapest] p. 64-67.

Previous works

  • Jacek Kudera (2016). "A comparative study of vowels’ F1 and F2 values in frequent English loanwords in Polish and Russian languages", Govor 33(1) 2016, p. 67-78.
  • Jacek Kudera (2016). "Ja przecież swój, panie" [I am one of ours, my lord - A review], Didaskalia. Gazeta teatralna 136/2016, p. 147-148.
  • Jacek Kudera (2016). "Sztuka budowania mostów, czyli Andrić w Serbskim Teatrze Narodowym" [The art of bridge-building – Andrić in the Serbian National Theatre – a review], Znaczenia. Kultura, komunikacja, społeczeństwo 15/2016, p. 199-201.
  • Jacek Kudera (2014). "Heroji seljačkih revolucija. Jakub Šela – poljski Gubecov brat?" [The heroes of peasant uprisings. Was Jakub Szela a brother of Matija Gubec?], ŠtoRije I, Rijeka University Press 2014, p. 78-81.
  • Jacek Kudera (2014). "Snaga asocijacija u hrvatskome jeziku. Istraživanje recepcije pojmova u okviru vlasti i autoriteta auditivnom metodom Immediate Response" [Power of associations in the Croatian language. The research on the reception of phrases related to power and authority by means of immediate response audio method] Zbornik radova Međunarodne studentske konferencije „Jezik u (ne)književnim djelima“, Rijeka University Press 2014, p. 61-67.