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300335 UE Bio-Acoustics II (2017S)

Advanced Bioacoustics

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

First meeting: 02 March 2017, 13:00 (s.t.!) Cog.Bio. Seminar Room to be arranged


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 15 participants
Language: English



First meeting to plan time on 02.03.2017 13:00 Cog Bio Seminarraum (Department für Kognitionsbiologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Advanced bioacoustics: acoustic analysis of vertebrate vocalizations, including theoretical (e.g. digital signal processing) and practical (Praat and Praat scripting) aspects. Prerequisite: Bioacoustics I or equivalent.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment is based on homework and final exam (75%) and a final project (25%) involving an analysis of human or animal vocalizations using Praat.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Prerequisite: Bioacoustics I or equivalent (basic signal processing and vertebrate vocal production)

Examination topics

Homeworks and final exam in English.

Reading list

Powerpoint slides and publication PDFs will be made available on Moodle platform

Association in the course directory


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