IberSPEECH 2012 AWARDS

 

In this edition we have had the following awards:


  • IberSPEECH 2012  Google Logo Best Ph.D. Thesis Awards:
    • Session Variability Compensation in AutomaticSpeaker and Language RecognitionAuthor: Javier González-DomínguezAdvisor: Joaquín González Rodríguez.

    • Robust Diarization for Speaker CharacterizationAuthor: Carlos VaqueroAdvisor: Alfonso Ortega.

    • Detection and Handling of Overlapping Speech for Speaker DiarizationAuthor: Martin Zelenák, Advisor: Javier Hernando.

  • IberSPEECH 2012  Microsoft Logo Best Demo Award:
    • Search Engine for Multilingual Audiovisual Contents, Authors: José David Pérez, Antonio Bonafonte, Antonio Cardenal, Marta Ruiz, José A. R. Fonollosa, Asunción Moreno, Eva Navas, Eduardo R. Banga.

  • IberSPEECH 2012  Microsoft Logo Best Student Paper Awards:
    • Using HMM to detect speakers with severe Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Authors: Ana Montero Benavides, José Luis Blanco, Alejandra Fernández, Rubén Fernández, Doroteo T. Toledano, Luis A. Hernández.
    • Reliability Estimation of the Speaker Verification Decisions Using Bayesian Networks to Combine Information from Multiple Speech Quality Measures, Authors: Jesús Villalba, Eduardo Lleida, Alfonso Ortega, and Antonio Miguel.
  • IberSPEECH 2012 ALBAYZIN Evaluations Winners:
    • Audio Segmentation Evaluation: Aholab, Authors: David Tavarez, Eva Navas, Daniel Erro, and Ibon Saratxaga, Institution: Aholab Signal Processing Group-Universidad del País Vasco.
    • Language Recognition Evaluation: GTH, Authors: Luis Fernando D’Haro and Ricardo de Córdoba, Institution: Speech Technology Group-Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
    • Search-on-Speech Evaluation: Telefónica Research, Author: Xavier Anguera, Institution: Telefónica Research.
    • Speech Synthesis Evaluation: Simple4all, Authors: Jaime Lorenzo-Trueba, Oliver Watts, Roberto Barra-Chicote, Junichi Yamagishi, Simon King and Juan M. Montero, Institutions: Speech Technology Group - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, CSTR - University of Edinburgh

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