Jeremy Steffman

Northwestern University, Dept. of Linguistics

Tutorial: An introduction to GAMMs in intonation modeling

This tutorial provides an introduction to using Generalized Additive Mixed Models in intonation research, with some basic concepts, exploration of how GAM(M)s are fit, and an example modeling intonational tunes.

See here for a stand-alone web page introduction.

And for the hands-on version, see here to download the code as an RMarkdown document.

Teaching (at UCLA)


College Teaching of Linguistics (LING 495)
Spring 2020

Phonology I (LING 120A) [syllabus]
Summer 2019

teaching associate/assistant

Experimental Phonetics (LING 104)
Winter 2020; Instructor: Sun-Ah Jun

Introduciton to Applied Phonetics (LING 102)
Spring 2019; Instructor: Megha Sundara

Phonological Structures (LING 119A)
Spring 2018; Instructor: Meredith Landman

Phonology II (LING 165A)
Winter 2018; Instructor: Roslyn Burns

Introduction to Linguistic Analysis (LING 20)
Fall 2017; Instructor: Dylan Bumford

Workshops and guest lectures

"Using VoiceSauce in voice quality research."
Workshop held in Northwestern's Prosody and Speech Dynamics Lab.

"Modeling intonational tunes with Generalized Additive Mixed Models: A brief introduction."
Workshop held in Northwestern's Prosody and Speech Dynamics Lab.

"EGG as a tool in phonetic data analysis." Workshop held in Field Methods (LING 160, at UCLA).

"Rule ordering." Phonological Structures (LING 119A, at UCLA).
"Phrasal phonology in OT" Phonology II (LING 165A, at UCLA).