Tomáš Bořil

Ing. Tomáš Bořil, Ph.D.

Address

Institute of Phonetics
Místnost č. 13

CurriculumPublicationsProjectsTeaching

Education

2012 (Ph.D.) – Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
2008 (Ing.) – Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
2006 (Bc.) – Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Employment

since 2012 Institute of Phonetics, Faculty of Arts

Research Interests

Signal processing, speech technology, acoustics of speech, statistics

Books, edited volumes, book chapters

Skarnitzl, R., Vaňková, J. & Bořil, T. (2015). Optimizing the extraction of vowel formants. In: Niebuhr, O. & Skarnitzl, R. (Eds.), Tackling the Complexity in Speech, 165–182. Praha: Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Karlova v Praze. [pdf] [bib]

Volín, J. & Bořil, T. (2014). Základní frekvence v konturách a průbězích. In: Skarnitzl, R. (Ed.), Fonetická identifikace mluvčího, 65–76. Praha: Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Karlova v Praze. [bib]

Bořil, T. & Weingartová, L. (2014). Rozhodování a statistika. In: Skarnitzl, R. (Ed.), Fonetická identifikace mluvčího, 116–135. Praha: Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Karlova v Praze. [bib]

Weingartová, L., Bořil, T. & Vaňková, J. (2014). Spektrální sklon. In: Skarnitzl, R. (Ed.), Fonetická identifikace mluvčího, 77–94. Praha: Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Karlova v Praze. [bib]

Vaňková, J. & Bořil, T. (2014). Telefonní přenos. In: Skarnitzl, R. (Ed.), Fonetická identifikace mluvčího, 104–115. Praha: Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Karlova v Praze. [bib]

Peer-reviewed papers

Volín, J. & Bořil, T. (2017). Acoustic correlates of prosodic dimensions in younger and older speakers of Czech. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Philologica 3, Phonetica Pragensia XIV, 45–54. [pdf] [bib]

Hruška, R. & Bořil, T. (2017). Temporal variability of fundamental frequency contours. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Philologica 3, Phonetica Pragensia XIV, 35–44. [pdf] [bib]

Bořil, T. & Sovka, P. (2013). Autoregressive causal relation: Digital filtering approach to causality measures in frequency domain. Digital Signal Processing, 23(5), 1756–1766. [pdf] [bib] DOI: 10.1016/j.dsp.2013.04.006.

Volín, J. & Bořil, T. (2013). General and speaker-specific properties of F0 contours in short utterances. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Philologica, 1/2014, 9–19. [pdf] [bib]

Bořil, T. & Sovka, P. (2010). Metody pro analýzu kauzálních vztahů v EEG. Elektrorevue, 126, 1–6. [pdf] [bib]

Conference papers and other articles

Bořil, T., Šturm, P., Skarnitzl, R. & Volín, J. (2017). Effect of formant and F0 discontinuity on perceived vowel duration: Impacts for concatenative speech synthesis. In: Proceedings of Interspeech 2017, 2998–3002. [pdf] [bib] [conference poster]

Volín, J., Tykalová, T. & Bořil, T. (2017). Stability of prosodic characteristics across age and gender groups. In: Proceedings of Interspeech 2017, 3902–3906. [pdf] [bib] [conference poster]

Bořil, T. & Skarnitzl, R. (2016). Tools rPraat and mPraat: Interfacing phonetic analyses with signal processing. In: P. Sojka, A. Horák, I. Kopeček & K. Pala (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, 367–374. Cham: Springer International Publishing. [pdf] [bib] [conference presentation]

Vaňková, J., Bořil, T. & Skarnitzl, R. (2014). Stability of short-term voice quality parameters in GSM. In: Proceedings of IAFPA 2014. [bib]

Bořil, T., Sovka, P. (2011). System interpretation of causality measures in frequency domain used in EEG analysis. In: 19th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2011). EURASIP, 1539–1543. [pdf] [bib]

Bořil, T. & Sovka, P. (2010). Performance study of causality measures. In: Technical Computing Bratislava 2010, 1–5. Bratislava: RT systems, s.r.o.

Bořil, T. (2010). The use of Matlab and Simulink in signal and system theory course. In: Technical Computing Bratislava 2010, 1–4. Bratislava: RT systems, s.r.o.

Bořil, T. (2010). Multivariate autoregressive modelling of causal connections in EEG. In: Analýza a zpracování řečových a biologických signálů – sborník prací 2010, 9–13. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze.

Bořil, T. (2009). Toolkit for EASYS2 EEG data format processing in Matlab, EEGLAB and sLoreta environment. In: Proceedings of the 8th Czech-Slovak Conference Trends in Biomedical Engineering. Bratislava: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava.

Bořil, T. (2009). Revealing of Relations in EEG via Granger Causality. In: 13th International Student Conference on Electrical Engineering. Prague: CTU, Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Bořil, T. & Sovka, P. (2009). Active brain centres selection for function connection analysis. In: Technical Computing Prague 2009, 18–21. Prague: HUMUSOFT.

Bořil, T. (2009). Grangerova kauzalita a EEG. In: Analýza a zpracování řečových a biologických signálů – sborník prací 2009, 30–37. Praha: České vysoké učení technické v Praze.

Bořil, T. & Sovka, P. (2008). Performance study of bivariate granger causality. In: Digital Technologies 2008, 1. Žilina: University of Žilina, Faculty of electrical engineering.

Bořil, H., Bořil, T. & Pollák, P. (2006). Methodology of Lombard speech database acquisition: Experiences with CLSD. LREC 2006 – 5th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, 1644–1647. Italy: Genova. [pdf] [bib]

Bořil, H., Bořil, T. & Pollák, P. (2005). Design of Lombard effect speech database. In: Proceedings of Radioelektronika 2005. Brno.

2018 – 2020: Phonetic properties of Czech in non-native and native speakers’ communication (team member)

2016 – 2018: Combining phonetic and corpus-based approaches to remedy disruptive effects in synthetic speech (team member)

2016 – 2018: Age-related changes in acoustic characteristics of adult speech (team member)

Past projects

2012 – 2016: Effect of group variability factors on the perception of speaker personality (team member)

2012 – 2014: Speaker-specific characteristics in Czech and their potential applicability in forensic phonetic practice (team member)

I teach courses of Acoustic Phonetics, Speech Technology, Statistics, Programming, Signal Processing, and Intonation Analysis.

 

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