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The 2014 Workshop on Spoken Language Technology for Under-Resourced Languages (SLTU)

Recently attended the SLTU workshop in St. Petersburg Russia. I presented my first paper on keyword spotting. As is obvious from the name, the focus was on under-resourced languages. The workshop was spread over 2.5 days and every paper was … 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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Google’s 1st European Doctoral Workshop on Speech Technology

Google recently hosted a two day workshop (April 29-30, 2014) at their London office focusing on both speech recognition and speech synthesis. They invited a total of 68 students and post-docs from across Europe. The attendees had a wide range … Continue reading

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A Script for Combining the Outputs of Keyword Spotting Systems

The Keyword Spotting (KWS) task seems to be quite popular lately. For some work I am doing, I have had the need to be able to quickly merge the outputs of multiple systems (and sometimes the same system). I have … 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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