PhD Student
Acoustic Phonetics
Machine Learning

Tel. +43 1 51581-2541
Email: nicola.klingler(at)

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Academic Background

Nicola Klingler studied at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg (Bachelor of Arts) and at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In July 2016 she finished her Master studies with a thesis called „The Perception of German word stress by Mandarin L1-Speakers“.


Current Research

Since July 2016 she is part of the Acoustic Phonetics group and works at the Project „Vowel and consonant quantity in Southern German varieties“.



  • Pucher M.; Klingler N.; Luttenberger J.; Spreafico L. (2020) Accuracy, recording interference, and articulatory quality of headsets for ultrasound recordings. Speech Communication, Bd. 123, S. 83-97.
  • Pustka E.; Pöchtrager M.; Lenz A.; Fanta-Jende J.; Horvath J.; Jansen L.; et al. (Eds.) (2020) Proceedings of the Conference „Phonetics and Phonology in the German Language Area" (P&P14). .
  • Klinger N.; Pucher M. (Eds.) (2020) The Phonetician Special Issue 117 [Proceedings of the Phonetics and Speech Technology" Workshop 2018]. The Phonetician, special issue. Bd. 117.
  • Leykum H. (2020) Voice quality of ironic utterances in Standard Austrian German: preliminary results. Proceedings of the Conference "Phonetics and Phonology in the German Language Area (P&P14) (E. Pustka, Pöchtrager, M. A., Lenz, A. N., Fanta-Jende, J., Horvath, J., Jansen, L., Kamerhuber, J., Klingler, N., Leykum, H., and Rennison, J., eds.). S. 94-98.
  • Klingler N.; Kleber F.; Jochim M.; Pucher M.; Schmid S.; Zihlmann U. (2019) Temporal organization of vowel plus stop sequences in production and perception: Evidence from the three major varieties of German. Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019 (ICPhS 2019). Melbourne S. 825-829.
  • Noll A.; Stuefer J.; Klingler N.; Leykum H.; Lozo C.; Luttenberger J.; et al. (2019) Sound Tools eXtended (STx) 5.0 – a powerful sound analysis tool optimized for speech. Proceedings Interspeech 2019. Graz S. 2370-2371.
  • Klingler N.; Moosmüller S. (2018) Der Einfluss der Sprechgeschwindigkeit auf die Produktion von Einsilbern mit initialen und finalen Konsonantenclustern in zwei Varietäten Wiens. Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13). Berlin S. 109-112.
  • Klingler N.; Moosmüller S.; Scheutz H. (2017) Vowel and Consonant Sequences in three Bavarian Dialects of Austria. Proceedings Interspeech 2017. Stockholm S. 2983-2987.
  • Klingler N. (2017) The perception of the German word accent by Mandarin L1-speakers. Grazer Linguistische Studien, S. 5-23.
  • Klingler N. (2016) Der Einfluss der F0-Kontur als akustischer cue auf die Perzeption chinesischer Deutschlerner in konkurrierenden Kontexten. 12. Tagung Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum (C. and K. Draxler F. (Eds.), ed.). München S. 94-97.
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