Knowledge and skills acquired in terms 1 and 2 are applied to the forensic domain, with a particular focus on the practices and problems of speaker comparison.
Further techniques for forensic speech analysis are introduced. Lectures and seminars take a largely case-based approach, drawing on authentic materials in order to illustrate professional practice.
The module will also survey current research in the field to provide specific grounding for dissertations.
4 contact hours per week: 2 lectures, 2 labs.
Topics to be covered include:
Outcomes should include:
Essential readings will be identified each week. Key readings are available in a course pack or on-line.
Two case reports:
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Research in forensic speech science
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