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PUBLICATIONS

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

PUBLICATIONS ETC.

MELODY IN HUMAN–CAT COMMUNICATION (MEOWSIC)

PUBLICATIONS

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.

2016

  • 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