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Speech Recognition - Fundamentals, State of the Art, and a Major Challenge: Noise - Prof. Ji Ming

Date(s)

23/01/2019 - 23/01/2019

Time

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Location

Sonic Lab

Price

Free - all are welcome

In this talk, Prof. Ming will discuss the fundamentals of automatic speech recognition (ASR), including the ‘classical’ approaches, and the most recent advances including the deep-learning based approaches. He will focus on the search of the solutions to a major and unsolved challenge – noise. Noise is unavoidable in many real-world applications, and the current ASR methods lack noise robustness. The talk will introduce the state-of-the-art approaches for improving the noise robustness, their shortcomings, and some of our recent advances towards an improved solution.

Ji Ming is a Professor in EEECS at QUB. His research interests are mainly in audio, speech and language processing. He was a Visiting Scientist at the MIT between 2005-2006. Prof. Ming and his team have produced the widely-cited approaches for speaker recognition in noise, and the award-winning systems for speech separation and speech enhancement.

Amanda Kirkpatrick, Music, Events and Performance Officer t: 028 9097 5227 e: music@qub.ac.uk

Performance

Solo performance - Lina Lapelyte - Unfortunately this event has been cancelled

Date(s): 21/03/2019 - 21/03/2019
Time: 1:10PM - 2:00PM
Location: Sonic Lab

Seminar

Wandering Jews and Undead Opera: Wagner's Parsifal to Ullmann & Kien's Der Kaiser von Atlantis

Date(s): 13/02/2019 - 13/02/2019
Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Old McMordie Hall, Music Building, University Square, Queen's University Belfast

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