Monthly Archives: December 2013

Interesting Papers from ASRU 2013

Below are a list of papers that I found particularly interesting. This is just personal preference and the presence or absence of a paper on the list does not necessarily reflect on its quality. Learning a Subword Vocabulary based on … Continue reading

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ASRU 2013 Day 4: What is Wrong with ASR?

The final day was a short day with only one talk followed by a panel discussion. “OUCH: Outing Unfortunate Characteristics of HMMs (Used for Speech Recognition)” presented by Jordan Cohen and Steve Wegman Steve described research he has been doing … Continue reading

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ASRU 2013 Day 3: Applications

As opposed to the previous two days, the talks on day 3 had less details. Several of the speakers did not want to divulge specifics that could potentially be used by competitors. “The Growing Role of Speech in Google Products” … Continue reading

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ASRU 2013 Day 2: Limited Resources

There were more talks than the previous day, so I will not go into quite as much detail. “Unsupervised Acoustic Model Training with Limited Linguistic Resources” presented by Lori Lamel This was mostly a talk about the history of unsupervised … Continue reading

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ASRU 2013 Day 1: Neural Networks

The structure of this ASRU conference is different than other conferences I have attended. All accepted papers were posters and all posters were hung in a single room at the same time. Each day was focused mainly on keynote style … Continue reading

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