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Britta Wrede is head of the research group „Hybrid Society“ within the Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab) at Bielefeld University. She received her Masters degree in Computational Linguistics and the Ph.D. degree (Dr.-Ing.) in computer science from Bielefeld University in 1999 and 2002, respectivley. From 2002 till 2003 she pursued a PostDoc program of the DAAD at the speech group of the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) in Berkeley, USA. In 2003 she rejoined the Applied Informatics Group at Bielefeld University and was involved in several EU and national (DFG, BMBF) projects. Since 2008 she is heading her own research group at the CoR-Lab.
Britta Wrede is interested in speech recognition, prosodic and acoustic speech analysis for propositional and affective processing, and dialog modeling as well as human-robot interaction. Her current research focuses on the integration of multi-modal information as a basis to bootstrap speech and action learning in a tutoring scenario.