Category Archives: Paper

Comparing Decoding Strategies for Subword-based Keyword Spotting in Low-Resourced Languages

I presented this paper at the 2014 Interspeech conference[1]. The work was done with Viet-Bac Le, Abdel Messaoudi, Lori Lamel, and Jean-Luc Gauvain. It was supported by the IARPA Babel project. This is a continuation of some of our previous … Continue reading

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Interesting Papers from Interspeech 2014

I am not sure if the general topics were more in my current areas of interest or if the quality of the work was higher than normal, but I found a large number of papers very interesting this year—many more … Continue reading

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Interesting Papers from ISCSLP 2014

Below are several papers from the 9th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP) that I found particularly interesting. Speaker Adaptation of Hybrid NN/HMM Model for Speech Recognition Based on Singular Value Decomposition by Shaofei Xue, Hui Jiang and … Continue reading

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Cross-Word Sub-Word Units for Low Resource Keyword Spotting

I presented this paper at the 2014 Workshop on Spoken Language Technology for Under-Resourced Languages (SLTU) [1]. The work was done with Lori Lamel and Jean-Luc Gauvain. It was supported by the Quaero project the IARPA Babel project. Keyword spotting … Continue reading

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ASRU 2013 Recap

The 2013 IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding was held in Olomouc, Czech Republic from December 8th to 12th. This was probably the best conference I have attended in my brief academic career. I was very impressed with … Continue reading

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Acoustic Unit Discovery and Pronunciation Generation from a Grapheme-based Lexicon

This post refers to the paper: W. Hartmann, A. Roy, L. Lamel, and J.-L. Gauvain, “Acoustic Unit Discovery and Pronunciation Generation from a Grapheme-Based Lexicon,” Proceedings of IEEE ASRU, pp. 380-385, 2013. (Preprint, postprint not yet available) I also have … Continue reading

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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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