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AIIHS to organize workshop on "Speech Processing"

AIIHS to organize workshop on "Speech Processing"

Sep 04, 2018 08:25:24 PM (IST)

AIIHS to organize workshop on \"Speech Processing\"-1

Mysuru:  All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) in association with the International Speech Communication Association will be organising two day International workshop on ‘Speech Processing’ at AIISH seminar hall on September 8 and 9. Rainer Martin from Germany and Kris Demuynck from Belgium will be the keynote speakers.

The two day workshop will focus on the speech processing issues that are prevalent in speech and hearing disorders.  The workshop will be attended by 50 plus experienced researchers (representing 12 different Nations) working in the speech, language and hearing disorders and speech processing areas.  There will be six invited talks, four sessions of oral presentations and one poster session in the workshop.  

Rainer Martin from Ruhr-University, Bochum Germany and  Kris Demuynck from Data Science Lab Ghent University Belgium, would be the keynote speakers.  Martin’s talk would be on “Speech and Music Enhancement for Hearing Impaired Listeners” and Kris would speak on “an e-health tool for training and evaluating pathological speakers”. Dr. Harinath Garudadri (UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute, California) and S.R.Mahadeva Prasanna (IIT, Guwahati) would be the other invited speakers. Dr. M. Pushpavathi and Dr. N. Sreedevi from AIISH will also deliver invited talks.

Ajish K Abraham the Coordinator of the workshop said that thirty one research papers will be presented in the workshop. The research areas covered by these papers include speech processing for voice disorders, hearing disorders and speech and language disorders.  The paper presenters include researchers from Arizona State University, Idiap Research Institute and many more. Researchers from prestigious institutes in the country such as IIT, Bombay, IIT, Guwahati, IIIT, Hyderabad and others will also present their research work.

The inaugural function of the workshop is scheduled at 9.30 a.m. at Seminar Hall, Knowledge Park on September 8. Dr. S.R. Savithri, Director, AIISH will preside.