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  Sep 2016

Date

Thu Sep 22, 2016

Time

05:30 PM - 07:00 PM


			

Location

KCB (565 Commonwealth Ave.) 101

Category

Lectures

Title

LINGUISTICS COLLOQUIUM: "Speech Technology & Applications"

Description

Abstract: The talk will cover several branches of speech technology, including Automatic Speech Recognition, Phoneme Indexing and Audio Retrieval, Spoken Language Identification, Speaker Identification, Verification, Speech Synthesis, audio and prosodic feature extraction, and Natural Language Processing (NLP). It will discuss research and development that apply the components of speech technology and NLP for various operational applications ranging from multimedia cross-lingual information retrieval, voice command and control of electronic medical record systems for medical data entry and retrieval, intelligent situation awareness and communication for unmanned systems, voice biometrics for authentication on mobile devices and mining audio cues from PTSD interview recordings.

This is also a Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/894385890688877/.

Speaker(s)

Qian Hu, BU PhD in Applied Linguistics (Chief Scientist of Speech Technology, The MITRE Corporation)

Sponsored by

BU Linguistics program

For more information

Carol Neidle

See also the
following links
for events at:

* MIT
* Harvard
* UMass (Amherst).