Publications of Friedrich Neubarth


Krenn B., Schreitter S., Neubarth F.: Speak to me and I tell you who you are! A language-attitude study in a cultural-heritage application., AI & Society, 32(1), 65-77, 2017.

Neubarth F., Trost H.: Statistische Maschinelle Uebersetzung vom Standarddeutschen in den Wiener Dialekt, Claudia Resch & Wolfgang U. Dressler (eds.) Digitale Methoden der Korpusforschung in Oesterreich. Oesterr. Akademie der Wissenschaften, pp. 180-203, 2017.


Dipper S., Neubarth F., Zinsmeister H. (eds.): Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS), Bochumer Linguistische Arbeitsberichte (BLA) Vol. 16, 2016.

Neubarth F., Haddow B., Hernandez-Huerta A., Trost H.: A Hybrid Approach to Statistical Machine Translation Between Standard and Dialectal Varieties, Vetulani, Z., Uszkoreit, H. & Kubis, M. (eds.) Human Language Technology. Challenges for Computer Science and Linguistics 6th Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2013, Poznan, Poland, December 7-9, 2013. Revised Selected Papers, pp. 341-353, 2016.

Schabus D., Krenn B., Neubarth F.: Data-Driven Identification of Dialogue Acts in Chat Messages, In Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS), Bochum, Germany, pp. 236-241, 2016.


Krenn B., Schreitter S., Neubarth F.: Speak to me and I tell you who you are! A language-attitude study in a cultural-heritage application, AI & SOCIETY, Springer London, online article, accepted Oct. 2014, 2014.


Haddow B., Hernandez-Huerta A., Neubarth F., Trost H.: Corpus Development for Machine Translation between Standard and Dialectal Varieties, Proc. of the Workshop 'Adaptation of Language Resources and Tools for Closely Related Languages and Language Variants' of the 9th Int. Conf. on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2013), Sept. 13th 2013, Hissar, Bulgaria, pp. 7-14, 2013.

Hildenbrandt T., Moosmueller S., Neubarth F.: Orthographic encoding of the Viennese dialect for machine translation, Zygmunt Vetulani & Hans Uszkoreit (eds.) Human Language Technologies as a Challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics, Proceedings of the 6th Language & Technology Conference (LTC'13), Dec. 7-9, 2013, Poznan, Poland, pp. 399-403, 2013.

Neubarth F., Haddow B., Hernandez-Huerta A., Trost H.: A hybrid approach to statistical machine translation between standard and dialectal varieties, Zygmunt Vetulani & Hans Uszkoreit (eds.) Human Language Technologies as a Challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics, Proceedings of the 6th Language & Technology Conference (LTC'13), Dec. 7-9, 2013, Poznan, Poland, pp. 414-418, 2013.


Krenn B., Schreitter S., Neubarth F., Sieber G.: Social Evaluation of Artificial Agents by Language Varieties, Intelligent Virtual Agents - 12th International Conference, IVA 2012, Santa Cruz, CA, USA, September, 12-14, 2012.


Jancsary J., Neubarth F., Schreitter S., Trost H.: Towards a Context-Sensitive Online Newspaper, IUI 2011 Workshop on Context-awareness in Retrieval and Recommendation, 2011.

Jancsary J., Neubarth F., Trost H. (eds.): Proceedings of the First Workshop on Algorithms and Resources for Modelling of Dialects and Language Varieties (DIALECTS2011), Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP2011), July 31, 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Association for Computational Linguistics, New Brunswick, NJ, 2011.


Jancsary J., Neubarth F., Trost H.: Towards context-aware personalization and a broad perspective on the semantics of news articles, in Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (Barcelona, Spain), Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 289-292, 2010.

Pucher M., Neubarth F., Schabus D.: Design and Development of Spoken Dialog Systems Incorporating Speech Synthesis of Viennese Varieties, Miesenberger K., Klaus J., Zagler W., Karshmer A. (eds.) Proc. of the 12th Int. Conference ICCHP, Vienna, Austria, July 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences (LNCS), Vol. 6179, Springer, pp. 361-366, 2010.

Pucher M., Neubarth F., Strom V.: Optimizing Phonetic Encoding for Viennese Unit Selection Speech Synthesis, A. Esposito et al. (eds.) Development of Multimodal Interfaces, Proc. of the 2nd COST 2102 Intern. Training School, Dublin, March 2009, 2010.

Pucher M., Neubarth F., Strom V., Moosmueller S., Hofer G., Kranzler C., Schuchmann G., Schabus D.: Resources for speech synthesis of Viennese varieties, Proceedings of LREC, 17-23 May 2010, Malta, 2010.

Pucher M., Schabus D., Junichi Y., Neubarth F., Strom V.: Modeling and interpolation of Austrian German and Viennese dialect in HMM-based speech synthesis, Speech Communication, Vol. 52. Issue 2, pp. 164-179, 2010.


Kranzler C., Pernkopf F., Muhr R., Pucher M., Neubarth F.: Text-to-Speech Engine with Austrian German Corpus, Proc. of SPECOM 2009, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2009.


Neubarth F., Kranzler C.: A Distributional Concept for Modeling Dialectal Variation in TTS, A. Esposito et al. (eds.) Multimodal Signals: Cognitive and Algorithmic Issues, Proc. of COST 2102 School (Vietri sul Mare) 2008, pp. 208-215, 2008.

Neubarth F., Pucher M., Kranzler C.: Modeling Austrian dialect varieties for TTS, Proceedings of Interspeech 2008, pp. 1877-1880, 2008.


Klatt S., Neubarth F., Oliva K., Trost H.: A Hybrid Knowledge-Based/Statistical PoS-Tagger of German, M. Butt (ed.) Proceedings of KONVENS 2006, Konstanz, pp. 71-78, 2006.

Neubarth F.: Polarity, Alternatives, and Scales, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, EU, 2006.


Neubarth F., Rennison J.: Structure in Melody, and vice versa, Kula, N., van de Weijer, J. (eds.) Papers in Government Phonology., Leiden Papers in Linguistics 2.4, pp. 95-124, 2005.


Apel J., Neubarth F., Pirker H., Trost H.: Have a break! Modelling pauses in German speech, in Buchberger E.(ed.), KONVENS 2004, Oesterreichische Gesellschaft fuer Artificial Intelligence (OEGAI), Vienna, Austria, pp.5-12, 2004.


Pirker H., Neubarth F.: Some Questions and Answers on the Prosodic Correlates of Information Structure, in Sole M.J., et al., Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS-2003), August 3-9, Barcelona, Spain, pp.1807-1810, 2003.

Pucher M., Neubarth F., Rank E., Niklfeld G., Guan Q.: Combining Non-Uniform Unit Selection with Diphone Based Synthesis, in Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Eurospeech 2003), Geneva, Switzerland, pp.1329-1332, 2003.

Rennison J., Neubarth F.: An x-bar theory of Government Phonology, Ploch S. (ed.) Living on the edge: 28 papers in honour of Jonathan Kaye, 2003.


Neubarth F., Pirker H., Trost H.: Learning duration, in Busemann S.(ed.), KONVENS 2002, Deutsches Forschungszentrum fuer Kuenstliche Intelligenz (DFKI), Saarbruecken, Germany, pp.123-130, 2002.


Neubarth F., Rennison J.: Mandarin Chinese Phonemics and the X-bar theory of GP: The Challenge of Systematic Gaps, unpubl. ms., Univ. of Vienna, 2001.

Schaner-Wolles C., Rennison J., Neubarth F. (eds.): Naturally! Linguistic studies in honour of Wolfgang Dressler, Rosenberg & Sellier, Torino, 2001.


Neubarth F., Alter K., Pirker H., Rieder E., Trost H.: The Vienna Prosodic Speech Corpus: Purpose, Content and Encoding, in Zuehlke W. and Schukat-Talamazzini E.G.(eds.), Konvens 2000 - Sprachkommunikation, VDE Verlag, Berlin, pp.191-96, 2000.

Pirker H., Neubarth F.: Die Modellierung von Lautdauervariationen im Oesterreichischen Deutsch, in Fortschritte der Akustik, Universitaet Oldenburg, 2000.


Neubarth F.: Polarity: Negative, MA Thesis, Univ. of Vienna, 1995.


Neubarth F.: Some Remarks on Weak Reflexives, Wiener Linguistische Gazette 48-50, 1994.


Wiltschko M., Neubarth F.: Zur Syntax des Praefix 'be-' im Deutschen, Annali Sezione Germanica, Nuova Serie I, 3, pp. 119-138, 1991.