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PUBLICATIONS

Below is a list of publications, talks, seminars, popular scientific articles and other events related to the project 

PUBLICATIONS, TALKS, INTERVIEWS ETC.
MELODY IN HUMAN–CAT COMMUNICATION (MEOWSIC)

PUBLICATIONS


2017

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

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.


2016

Schötz, S., Eklund, R. & van de Weijer, J. 2016. Melody in Human–Cat Communication (Meowsic): Origins, Past, Present and Future, To appear in Proceedings of Fonetik 2016, Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm.


2015

Eklund, R. 2015. Grimaldi’s “Discovery of the Cat Language”: A theory in need of revival (or perhaps not?) In: Proceedings from Fonetik 2015. Working Papers 55/2015, 8–10 June 2015, Centre for Languages and Literature, General Linguistics/Phonetics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, ISSN 0280-526X, pp. 27–30.

Schötz, S. 2015. Agonistic Vocalisations in Domestic Cats: A Case Study. In: Proceedings from Fonetik 2015. Working Papers 55/2015, 8–10 June 2015, Centre for Languages and Literature, General Linguistics/Phonetics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, ISSN 0280-526X, pp. 85–90. [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, pp. 874–878.

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, 89–94.

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.


2013

Eklund, R. & Peters, G. 2013. A comparative acoustic analysis of purring in juvenile, subadult and adult cheetahs. In: Robert Eklund (ed.), Proceedings of Fonetik 2013, the XXVIth Swedish Phonetics Conference, Studies in Language and Culture, no. 21, 12–13 June 2013, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden. ISBN 978-91-7519-582-7, eISBN 978-91-7519-579-7, ISSN 1403-2570, pp. 25–28.

Schötz, S. 2013. A phonetic pilot study of chirp, chatter, tweet and tweedle in three domestic cats. In: Robert Eklund (ed.), Proceedings of Fonetik 2013, the XXVIth Swedish Phonetics Conference, Studies in Language and Culture, no. 21, 12–13 June 2013, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden. ISBN 978-91-7519-582-7, eISBN 978-91-7519-579-7, ISSN 1403-2570, pp. 65–68. [pdf]


2012

Eklund, R., Peters, G., Weise, F. & Munro, S. 2012. A comparative acoustic analysis of purring in four cheetahs. In: Proceedings from FONETIK 2012. Gothenburg, Sweden, May 30–June 1, 2012, pp. 41–44.

Eklund, R., Peters, G., Weise, F. & Munro, S. 2012. An acoustic analysis of agonistic sounds in wild cheetahs. In: Proceedings from FONETIK 2012. Gothenburg, Sweden, May 30–June 1, 2012, pp. 37–40.

Schötz, S. 2012. A phonetic pilot study of vocalisations in three cats. In: Proceedings of Fonetik 2012, Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, pp. 45–48. ISBN: 978-91-637-0985-2.  


2011

Ananthakrishnan, G., Ekund, R., Peters, G. & Mabiza, E. 2011. An acoustic analysis of lion roars. II: Vocal tract characteristics. In: Quarterly Progress and Status Report TMH-QPSR, Volume 51, 2011. Proceedings from Fonetik 2011. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 8–10 June 2011, pp. 5–8.

Ananthakrishnan, G., Ekund, R., Peters, G. & Mabiza, E. 2011. An acoustic analysis of lion roars. II: Vocal tract characteristics. In: Quarterly Progress and Status Report TMH-QPSR, Volume 51, 2011. Proceedings from Fonetik 2011. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 8–10 June 2011, pp. 5–8.

Eklund, R., Peters, G., Ananthakrishnan, G. & Mabiza, E.. 2011. An acoustic analysis of lion roars. I: Data collection and spectrogram and waveform analyses. In: Quarterly Progress and Status Report TMH-QPSR, Volume 51, 2011. Proceedings from Fonetik 2011. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, 8–10 June 2011, pp. 1–4.

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

Eklund, R., Peters, G. & Duthie, E. D. Duthie. 2010. An acoustic analysis of purring in the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) and in the domestic cat (Felis catus). In: Proceedings of Fonetik 2010, Lund University, 2–4 June 2010, Lund, Sweden, pp. 17–22.



TALKS, SEMINARS ETC.


2014

A Study of Human Perception of Intonation in Domestic Cat Meows. Oral presentation at the Speech Prosody conference, Dublin


2012

Purrs and miaows: Two phonetic studies of cat vocalisations, Seminar at the Centre of Languages and Literature, Lund University



POPULAR SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS, BROADCASTS, TALKS ETC.


2017

Podcast Interview with Sabine Ruthenfranz at cat-competence.de about our project (in German, see https://cat-competence.de/katzen-momente/katzensprache/)

Radio interview about our project on Hessischer Rundfunk (Claus Reichert) on September 22.

Invited talk about our project at Föreningen Bengalkatten, Stockholm on August 20.


2016

Radio interview about our project on SWR (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) on August 8 [SWR]

Radio interview about our project on RadioEins (Berlin, Germany) on August 6 [RadioEins]

Interview in the magazine Pulo do gato (Brazil) about our project in July 2016 [Pulo do gato]

Interview in the magazine Der Spiegel (Germany) about our project in July 2016 (Edition 29/2016) [Der Spiegel]

Radio interview about our research project on Sveriges Radio P4 Östergötland (live) (Sweden) on March 17 [SR P4 Östergötland] [or try this link]

Articles about our research project in several newspapers, blogs and websites around the world in e.g. [Daily Mail (UK)], [The Telegraph (UK)], [The Science Explorer], [Le Matin (Switzerland)], [Medicite (France)], [La Vanguardia (Spain)], [Science Alert (Australia)], [Phys.org], [El Mercurio (Chile)], [The Conscious Cat (USA)], [OddityCentral], [Language Log], [The Independent (UK)], [Photenhieb (Germany)], [Neatorama: Lifestyles of the Cute and Cuddly], [The Best Cat Page], [Petcha], [Newsweek], [National Geographics], [Metro], [The Times (UK)], [Daily Mail (UK) again], [The Guardian (UK)], [The Independent (UK) again], [The Guardian (UK) again], [Life with cats], [Stuff (New Zeeland)], [Pickle (Australia)], [The Debrief (UK)], [Midnight in the Desert (USA)], [Petcha (again)], [Berlingske (Denmark)], [Galileo (Germany)], [Celepedia (Germany)], [Cat-news (Germany)], [Muy interesante (Spain)], [RT (Spanish)], [Sputnik Mundo (Spanish)], [Fofuras felinas (Spanish)],

Radio interview about our research project on BBC Radio 5 live (UK) on March 12 [BBC]

Interview about our research project on Swedish Television Skåne on March 11 [SVT]

Interview about our research project on Swedish TV4 February 27, 2016 [TV4]

Web interview about different cat meows on the Washington Post website published February 24, 2016 [Washington Post]

Interview in the Swedish Newspaper Aftonbladet about our project published February 24, 2016 [Aftonbladet]

Interview in the Swedish newspapers Sydsvenskan and Helsingborgs Dagblad about our project published February 23, 2016 [Sydsvenskan] [Helsingborgs Dagblad]

Interviews on the Lund University webpage about our project [LU Nyheter (Swedish)] [LU News]


2014

Interview in the magazine Kattliv (Cat life), nr 5 2014, about Susanne's research on domestic cat vocalisations

Interview for “Ordkommissionen”– a radio program about language by the student radio, Uppsala, Sweden about animal communication, cross-species communication and my research about domestic cat vocalisations. Broadcasted March 5, 2014

Interview for the newspaper Svenska Dagbladet about Susanne's research on domestic cat vocalisations. Printed February 25, 2014 (p. 22–23 in the “Idag-sidorna” section)


2013

Invited lecture at the Humanities–Theology Days (HT–dagarna), Lund University: ‘Vad säger katten? Om mjau, kurr och andra kattljud’ (filmed and broadcasted May 24 2013 by the Swedish National Television, also available at http://www.ur.se/Produkter/176476-UR-Samtiden-Humanist-och-teologdagarna-i-Lund-2013-Vad-sager-katten)

Interview in the newspaper City Malmö about Susanne's research on domestic cat vocalisations



OTHER RELEVANT EVENTS ETC.


2015

Began collaboration in cat–human communication with the Centre for Feline Behaviour and Welfare at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and with veterinarians at Landskrona Smådjursklinik