I am a speech scientist with large experience on speech
recognition. I have been a key collaborator in various aspects of the
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Sphinx project, having been a
designer/developer of Sphinx-2, Sphinx-3,
Sphinx-4, and SphinxTrain, available as open
source. I am always looking for new challenges.
My areas of interest are voice search, robust speech recognition,
lexical modeling, multilingual systems, systems with limited
resources. My resumé
has the details about my professional and academic experience. The Publications
page has my list of publications with copies of the papers. I also
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I am a speech technologies consultant and an affiliate member of the Machine Learning for Signal
Processing Group (MLSP) of
Carnegie Mellon's Language Technologies Institute, currently based in
Heidelberg, Germany. Before, I worked at the
European Media Lab in Germany. Before
that, I was working on voice search at Mitsubishi Electric Research
Labs (MERL), in the Boston area. Previous to MERL, I was a research staff
member at CMU. While at Carnegie Mellon, I was affiliated with the Robust Speech Group
as well as the project LISTEN.
I was also one of the key developers who created the
speech recognition system at Vocollect, Pittsburgh, USA.
I have been involved in the open source CMU Sphinx
project since 2001.