K. - D.Ph., D.Sc. of Philology, Sc. Degree of Professor, Academician
of the International Informatization Academy, Head of Department of
Applied and Experimental Linguistics at Moscow State Linguistic
University. World-wide Scientist on the domain of General and Applied
Phonetics, Applied and Experimental Linguistics, Linguadidactics,
Acoustics of speech, New Informatization Technologies Germanistics,
Speech recognition and Speaker identification, Paralinguistics. Author
of 390 Publications in Russia and other countries including well-known
books and monographies:
The Priority Trends in Dynamics of Modern Applied Speechology (2000)
Fundamental modern methods of analysis and synthesis of speech (1971)
Experimental phonetic investigations of speech segments (1979)
Syllable phonetics of Germanic languages (1986)
General and Applied Phonetics (1 Ed. 1986)
Speech driving of robots (1989)
Introduction into Lingua-cybernetics (1990)
Peculiarity features of German pronunciation (1991)
Mystery of modern centaur /human-machine interface/ (1992)
Natural language-processing in science and industry (1992)
Dictionary of German Pronunciation /especially for difficult pretonic
Speech: communication, information, cybernetics (1997)
General and Applied Phonetics (2 Ed. 1997)
Connotative paralinguistics (1997, 1998)
Electronic Encyclopaedia for forensic phonetic experts (1999; 2000),
During many years is Head of Speech Communication commission of
Scientific Technical Board of the Higher Education Ministry. Member of
Editorial board of the Journal "Social and Human Sciences in Russia
and foreign countries" (Institute of Scientific Information of the
Science Academy of Russia). Member of International Association of
Forensic Phonetics (Center - in UK). Member of Editorial Board of the
International Journal "Forensic linguistics: Speech, Language and the
Low" (Birmingham, UK). Vice-President of Interregional Association on
cognitive, communicative and contrastive Linguistics (Center - in
Moscow), Vice-President and Regional Secretary of International Soc.
of Phonetic Sciences /ISPhS/ (Center - in Germany). International
Award of Recognition: included in "5000 Personalities of the World"
for Outstanding Contributions to Higher Education (Ed. 4) (USA).
Recipient of the ABI's Gold Medal "In honor of Outstanding
Achievements (USA, 1992), Grant-holder "Outstanding Scientist of
Russia", State Title of Honored High Education Worker of Russia,
Chairman of Speech Acoustics and Applied Linguistics Commission of
Acoustic Society of Russia, etc.
Current Professional Activity, Areas of Specialization: Applied and
Experimental Linguistics, General and Applied Phonetics, Germanic
Languages, Speechology, Artificial Intelligence, Analysis and
Synthesis of Speech, Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding,
Databases of Languages, Expert-systems, CALL (Computer Assisted
Language Learning) systems, Forensic Phonetics.
More detailed CV of R.K. Potapova is published in:
Five Thousand Personalities of the World. The American Biographical
Institute. Ed. 4.
The International Directory of Distinguished Leadership. American
Biographical Institute. Ed. 5.
The World Who's Who of Women. International Biographical Center,
Cambridge, England (1994-1995). Ed. 12.