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Internationale Zeitschriftenartikel (begutachtet)

  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U., Schiel, F., & Stevens, M. (2018) Linking cognitive and social aspects of sound change using agent-based modeling. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1-21. doi:10.1111/tops.12329
  • Kleber, F. (2017). Complementary length in vowel-consonant sequences: acoustic and perceptual evidence for a sound change in progress in Bavarian German. Journal of the International Phonetics Association, 1-22. doi:10.1017/S0025100317000238 
  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U., Siddins, J. (2015). The relationship between prosodic weakening and sound change: evidence from the German tense/lax contrast. Laboratory Phonology, 6(1), 87–117.
  • Bukmaier, V., Harrington, J., and Kleber, F. (2014). An analysis of post-vocalic /s-ʃ/ neutralization in Augsburg German: evidence for a gradient sound change. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, Article 828. (doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00828)
  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U. (2013). The effect of prosodic weakening on the production and perception of trans-consonantal vowel coarticulation in German. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134, 551–561.
  • Kleber, F., Harrington, J., Reubold, U. (2012). The relationship between the perception and production of coarticulation during a sound change in progress. Language and Speech, 55(3), 383-405.
  • Harrington, J., Hoole, Ph., Kleber, F., Reubold, U. (2011). The physiological, acoustic, and perceptual basis of high back vowel fronting: evidence from German tense and lax vowels. Journal of Phonetics, 39, 121-131.
  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U. (2011). The contributions of the lips and the tongue to the diachronic fronting of high back vowels in Standard Southern British English. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 41, 137-156.
  • Kleber, F., John, T., Harrington, J. (2010). The implications for speech perception of incomplete neutralization of final devoicing in German. Journal of Phonetics, 38, 185-196. (pdf 2.8 MB)
  • Reubold, U., Harrington, J., Kleber, F. (2010). Vocal aging effects on F0 and the first formant: a longitudinal analysis in adult speakers. Speech Communication, 52, 638-651.
  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U. (2008). Compensation for coarticulation, /u/-fronting, and sound change in Standard Southern British: an acoustic and perceptual study. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 2825-2835.


  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, M., Stevens, M. (2016). The relevance of context and experience for the operation of historical sound change. In: A. Esposito, L. Jain (Eds.), Toward Robotic Socially Believable Behaving Systems - Volume II (pp. 61-92). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.
  • Kleber, F. (2016). Lautwandel. In: U. Domahs, B. Primus (Eds.), Handbuch Laut – Gebärde – Buchstabe (pp. 125-143). Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter. (Handbücher Sprachwissen ; 2)
  • Reichel, U.D., Mády, K., Kleber, F. (2016). How prominence and phrasing interact. In: O. Jokisch (Ed.), Elektronische Sprachverarbeitung 2016 (pp. 153–159). Dresden: TUDpress. (Studientexte zur Sprachkommunikation ; 81)
  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Stevens, M. (2016). The relationship between the (mis)-parsing of coarticulation in perception and sound change: evidence from dissimilation and language acquisition. In: A. Esposito, M. Faundez-Zany (Eds.), Recent Advances in Nonlinear Speech Processing (pp. 15-34). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.
  • Kleber, F. (2014). Partielle Neutralisierung des Stimmhaftigkeitskontrastes in zwei Varietäten des Deutschen. In: T. Krefeld, E. Pustka (Eds.), Perzeptive Linguistik: Phonetik, Semantik, Varietäten (pp. 19-32). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag. (Beiheft der Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik ; 157) (pdf 209 KB)
  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U. (2012). The production and perception of coarticulation in two types of sound change in progress. In: S. Fuchs, M. Weirich, D. Pape, P. Perrier (Eds.), Speech Planning and Dynamics (pp. 39-62). Frankfurt: Peter Lang. (pdf 1 MB)




  • Kleber, F., Lowery, M., Stegmaier, R. (2018). The production and perception of the German /s, ç, ʃ/ contrast. In Proc. Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking countries (P&P 13), Berlin, Germany. (doi:, 2.1 MB)
  • Jannedy, S., Weirich, M., Kleber, F. The Acoustics of Fricative Contrasts. 9th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, Malaga, Spain.
  • Jochim, M. & Kleber, F. (2017). What do Finnish and Central Bavarian have in common? Towards an acoustically based quantity typology. In Proc. Interspeech 2017, Stockholm, Sweden. (Paper.pdf, 288 KB)
  • Franzke, R., Kleber, F. (2017). Kompensation für Deklinationseffekte im Deutschen. 13. Tagung Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum, Berlin, Germany.
  • Kleber, F. (2017). On the role of temporal variability in the acquisition of the German vowel length contrast. In Proc. Interspeech 2017, Stockholm, Sweden. (Paper.pdf, 175 KB)
  • Mády, K., Kleber, F., Reichel, U.D., Szalontai, Á. (2016). The interplay of prominence and boundary strength: A comparative study. In Proc. 12. Tagung Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum, Munich, Germany. 
  • Mády, K., Kleber, F., Reichel, U., Szalontai, Á., Kohári, A., Deme, A., Galla, K. (2016). Prominence-lending boundaries: pauses and their magnifying power. In Proc. 7th Conference on Tone and Intonation in Europe (TIE), Canterbury, UK
  • Beinrucker, S., Kleber, F., Mády. K. (2016). Effects of L1 prosodic structure on narrow focus realizations in an L2: Evidence from Hungarian learners of German. In Proc. 8th Speech Prosody Conference, Boston, USA
  • Kleber, F. (2015). Direction of coarticulation in vowel-fricative sequences in L1-German children. In Proc. International Child Phonology Conference 2015, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. (Abstract.pdf 475 KB, Poster.pdf 770 KB)
  • Salveste, N., Harrington, J., Kleber, F. (2015). Phonetic effects of corrective focus in Estonian. In Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, UK.
  • Bukmaier, V., Harrington, J., Reubold, U., Kleber, F. (2014). Synchronic variation in the articulation and the acoustics of the Polish threeway place distinction in sibilants and its implications for diachronic change. In Proc. 15th Interspeech, Singapore. (Paper.pdf 655 KB, Poster.pdf 9.1 MB)
  • Kleber, F., Peters, S. (2014). Children's imitation of coarticulatory patterns in different prosodic contexts. In Proc. 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Tokyo, Japan. (Abstract.pdf 320 KB)
  • Peters, S., Kleber, F. (2014). The influence of accentuation and onset complexity on gestural timing within syllables In Proc. 7th Speech Prosody Conference, Dublin, Ireland. (Paper.pdf 380 KB)
  • Peters, S., Kleber, F. (2014). Articulatory mechanisms underlying incremental compensatory vowel shortening in German. In Proc. 10th International Seminar on Speech Production, Cologne, Germany. (Paper.pdf 462 KB)
  • Siddins, J., Harrington, J., Reubold, U., Kleber, F. (2014). Investigating the relationship between accentuation, vowel tensity and compensatory shortening. In Proc. 7th Speech Prosody Conference, Dublin, Ireland. (Paper.pdf 120 KB)
  • Peters, S., Kleber, F. (2013). Compensatory vowel shortening before complex coda clusters in the production and perception of German monosyllables. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134, 4202. (Abstract)
  • Siddins, J., Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U. (2013). The influence of accentuation and polysyllabicity on compensatory shortening in German. In Proc. 14th Interspeech, Lyon, France.
  • Feiser, H.S. & Kleber, F. (2012). Voice similarity among brothers: evidence from a perception experiment. In Proc. 21th Annual Conference of the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA), Santander, Spanien. (Abstract.pdf 283 KB)
  • Kleber, F. (2012). Age dependent differences in the production of the phonemic vowel length contrast in two regional varieties of German. In Proc. 2nd Workshop on Sound Change, Kloster Seeon, Germany. (Abstract)
  • Kleber, F., Harrington, J., Reubold, U., Siddins, J. (2012). Compensation for coarticulation in lexically unstressed syllables. In 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Stuttgart, Germany. (Abstract.pdf 254 KB, Poster.pdf 825 KB)
  • Kleber, F., Harrington, J., Reubold, U., Siddins, J. (2012). Compensation for coarticulation in prosodically weak words. In Proc. 6th Speech Prosody Conference, Shanghai, China, pp. 306-309. (Paper.pdf 511 KB, Poster.pdf 1.6 MB)
  • Müller, V., Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U. (2011). Age-dependent differences in the neutralization of the intervocalic voicing contrast: evidence from an apparent-time study on East Franconian. In Proc. 12th Interspeech, Florence, Italy. (Paper.pdf 1.5 MB)
  • Kleber, F., Reubold, U., Harrington, J. (2010). /u/-fronting in RP and the implications of perceptual integration of lip gestures for sound change processes. In 12th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Albuquerque, USA. (Abstract.pdf 169 KB, Poster.pdf 2.7 MB)
  • Kleber, F., Niebuhr, O. (2010). Semantic-context effects on lexical stress and syllable prominence. In Proc. 5th Speech Prosody Conference, Chicago, USA. (Paper.pdf 534 KB, Poster.pdf 3 MB)
  • Mády, K., Kleber, F. (2010). Variation of pitch accent patterns in Hungarian. In Proc. 5th Speech Prosody Conference, Chicago, USA. (Paper.pdf 145 KB)
  • Reichel, U.D., Kleber, F., Winkelmann, R. (2009). Modelling similarity perception of intonation. In Proc. 10th Interspeech, Brigthon, UK, pp 1711-1714. (Paper.pdf 127 KB)
  • Kleber, F., Rathcke, T. (2008). More on the "segmental anchoring" of prenuclear rises: Evidence from East Middle German. In Proc. 4th Conference on Speech Prosody, Campinas, Brazil. (Paper.pdf 65 KB)
  • Harrington, J., Kleber, F., Reubold, U. (2007). U-fronting in RP: a link between sound change and diminished perceptual compensation for coarticulation?. In Proc. 16th ICPhS, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp 1473-1476. (Paper.pdf 2.4 MB)
  • Kleber, F. (2006). Form and function of falling pitch contours in English. In Proc. 3rd Speech Prosody, Dresden, Germany, pp 61-64. (Paper.pdf 96 KB)