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Dr Erfan Loweimi

Research Associate

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Phone: +44 131 651 5628

Research Interests

End-to-End Speech Processing and Recognition, Model-based Robust Automatic Speech Recognition, Phase-based Speech Signal Processing

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, 2018
M.Sc. in Electronics, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 2010
B.Sc. in Electronics, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran, 2007

Biography

Erfan Loweimi is a Research Associate in the Centre for Speech Technology Research (CSTR) in the University of Edinburgh. He is working on SpeechWave project with Dr Peter Bell and Professor Steve Renals. Before joining CSTR he was a faculty scholar in the Speech and Hearing Research Group (SPandH) in the University of Sheffield and finished his PhD in February 2018 under supervision of Professor Jon Barker and Professor Thomas Hain. 

Research outputs

  1. On Learning Interpretable CNNs with Parametric Modulated Kernel-based Filters

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  2. Trainable Dynamic Subsampling for End-to-End Speech Recognition

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. Acoustic model adaptation from raw waveforms with Sincnet

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Research activities & awards

  1. Channel Compensation in the Generalised VTS Approach to Robust ASR

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  2. Channel Compensation in the Generalised VTS Approach to Robust ASR

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Robust ASR Using Generalised Vector Taylor Series

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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Latest prizes

  1. Faculty PhD Scholarship

    Prize: Other distinctions

  2. ISCA Student Travel Grant

    Prize: Other distinctions

  3. Research Communicator of the Year Award

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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