Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Stephen Renals

Chair of Speech Technology

  1. The THISL SDR System at TREC-8

    Abberley, D., Renals, S., Ellis, D. & Robinson, T., 2000, Proceedings of the Eighth Text REtrieval Conference: (TREC-8). Voorhees, E. & Harman, D. (eds.). p. 699-606 8 p. 72

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

  2. Acoustic space dimensionality selection and combination using the maximum entropy principle

    Abdel-Haleem, Y. H., Renals, S. & Lawrence, N. D., 2004, 2004 IEEE 6th Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing: MMSP 2004. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 637- 640

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

  3. Audio-Visual Processing in Meetings: Seven Questions and Current AMI Answers

    Al-Hames, M., Hain, T., Cernocky, J., Schreiber, S., Poel, M., Müller, R., Marcel, S., van Leeuwen, D., Odobez, J-M., Ba, S., Bourlard, H., Cardinaux, F., Gatica-Perez, D., Janin, A., Motlicek, P., Reiter, S., Renals, S., van Rest, J., Rienks, R., Rigoll, G. & 3 others, Smith, K., Thean, A. & Zemcik, P., 2006, Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction: Third International Workshop, MLMI 2006, Bethesda, MD, USA, May 1-4, 2006, Revised Selected Papers. Renals, S., Bengio, S. & Fiscus, J. G. (eds.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 24-35 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 4299).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  4. Multimodal Integration for Meeting Group Action Segmentation and Recognition

    Al-Hames, M., Dielmann, A., Gatica-Perez, D., Reiter, S., Renals, S., Rigoll, G. & Zhang, D., 2006, Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction: Second International Workshop, MLMI 2005, Edinburgh, UK, July 11-13, 2005, Revised Selected Papers: Second International Workshop, MLMI 2005. Renals, S. & Bengio, S. (eds.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 52-63 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3869).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  5. Automatic Dialect Detection in Arabic Broadcast Speech

    Ali, A., Dehak, N., Cardinal, P., Khurana, S., Yella, S. H., Glass, J., Bell, P. & Renals, S., 12 Sep 2016, Interspeech 2016. p. 2934-2938 5 p.

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

  6. WERd: Using Social Text Spelling Variants for Evaluating Dialectal Speech Recognition

    Ali, A., Nakov, P., Bell, P. & Renals, S., 25 Jan 2018, IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU 2017). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 141-148 8 p.

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

  7. Multi-Reference Evaluation for Dialectal Speech Recognition System: A Study for Egyptian ASR

    Ali, A., Magdy, W. & Renals, S., 1 Aug 2015, Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Arabic Natural Language Processing. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 118-126 9 p.

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

  8. Word Error Rate Estimation for Speech Recognition: e-WER

    Ali, A. & Renals, S., Jul 2018, Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 2: Short Papers). Melbourne, Australia : Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 20-24 5 p.

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

  9. The MGB-2 Challenge: Arabic Multi-Device Broadcast Media Recognition

    Ali, A., Bell, P., Glass, J., Messaoui, Y., Mubarak, H., Renals, S. & Zhang, Y., 9 Feb 2017, 2016 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 279-284 6 p.

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

  10. Speech Recognition Challenge in the Wild: Arabic MGB-3

    Ali, A., Vogel, S. & Renals, S., 25 Jan 2018, IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU 2017). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 316-322 7 p.

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

  11. The MGB-5 Challenge: Recognition and Dialect Identification of Dialectal Arabic Speech

    Ali, A., Shon, S., Samih, Y., Mubarak, H., Abdelali, A., Glass, J., Renals, S. & Choukri, K., 13 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 8 p.

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

  12. Multi-reference WER for evaluating ASR for languages with no orthographic rule

    Ali, A., Magdy, W., Bell, P. & Renals, S., 13 Dec 2015, Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 576-580 5 p.

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

  13. Character-level neural translation for multilingual media monitoring in the SUMMA project

    Barzdins, G., Renals, S. & Gosko, D., 2016, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2016. European Language Resources Association (ELRA), p. 1789-1793 5 p.

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

  14. Complementary tasks for context-dependent deep neural network acoustic models

    Bell, P. & Renals, S., 11 Sep 2015, INTERSPEECH 2015 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. p. 3610-3614 5 p.

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

  15. A system for automatic alignment of broadcast media captions using weighted finite-state transducers

    Bell, P. & Renals, S., 2015, 2015 IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU 2015). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 675-680 6 p.

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

  16. A lecture transcription system combining neural network acoustic and language models

    Bell, P., Yamamoto, H., Swietojanski, P., Wu, Y., McInnes, F., Hori, C. & Renals, S., 2013, In Proc. Interspeech 2013.

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

  17. Regularization of context-dependent deep neural networks with context-independent multi-task training

    Bell, P. & Renals, S., 6 Aug 2015, Proc IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 4290-4294 5 p.

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

  18. The UEDIN English ASR System for the IWSLT 2013 Evaluation

    Bell, P., McInnes, F., Gangireddy, S. R., Sinclair, M., Birch, A. & Renals, S., 2013, Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT 2013). 6 p.

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

  19. The UEDIN ASR Systems for the IWSLT 2014 Evaluation

    Bell, P., Swietojanski, P., Driesen, J., Sinclair, M., McInnes, F. & Renals, S., 2014, 11th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT 2014). 8 p.

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

  20. Multi-level adaptive networks in tandem and hybrid ASR systems

    Bell, P., Swietojanski, P. & Renals, S., 2013, Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2013 IEEE International Conference on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 6975-6979 5 p.

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

  21. The MGB Challenge: Evaluating Multi-Genre Broadcast Media Recognition

    Bell, P., Gales, MJF., Hain, T., Kilgour, J., Lanchantin, P., Liu, X., McParland, A., Renals, S., Saz, O., Wester, M. & Woodland, PC., 2015, Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU), 2015 IEEE Workshop on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 687 - 693 7 p.

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

  22. Transcription of multi-genre media archives using out-of-domain data

    Bell, P. J., Gales, M. J. F., Lanchantin, P., Liu, X., Long, Y., Renals, S., Swietojanski, P. & Woodland, P. C., 2012, Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT), 2012 IEEE. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 324-329 6 p.

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

  23. Multitask learning of context-dependent targets in deep neural network acoustic models

    Bell, P., Swietojanski, P. & Renals, S., Feb 2017, In : IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing. 25, 2, p. 238 - 247 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Cross-Lingual Adaptation with Multi-Task Adaptive Networks

    Bell, P., Driesen, J. & Renals, S., 2014, INTERSPEECH 2014 15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. International Speech Communication Association, p. 21-25 5 p.

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

  25. Recognition and Understanding of Meetings: Overview of the European AMI and AMIDA Projects

    Bourlard, H. & Renals, S., 2008, Proc. LangTech 2008. 8 p.

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

  26. Processing and Linking Audio Events in Large Multimedia Archives: The EU inEvent Project

    Bourlard, H., Ferras, M., Pappas, N., Popescu-Belis, A., Renals, S., McInnes, F., Bell, P., Ingram, S. & Guillemot, M., Aug 2013, Proceedings of SLAM 2013 (First Workshop on Speech, Language and Audio in Multimedia). CEUR Workshop Proceedings, p. 3-8 6 p. (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; vol. 1012).

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

  27. Glottal Spectral Separation for Parametric Speech Synthesis

    Cabral, J., Renals, S., Richmond, K. & Yamagishi, J., Sep 2008, Proc. Interspeech. p. 1829-1832 4 p.

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

  28. Glottal spectral separation for speech synthesis

    Cabral, J., Richmond, K., Yamagishi, J. & Renals, S., Apr 2014, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. 8, 2, p. 195-208

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. HMM-based Speech Synthesis with an Acoustic Glottal Source Model

    Cabral, J., Renals, S., Richmond, K. & Yamagishi, J., 2009, Proc. The First Young Researchers Workshop in Speech Technology.

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

  30. Towards an Improved Modeling of the Glottal Source in Statistical Parametric Speech Synthesis

    Cabral, J., Renals, S., Richmond, K. & Yamagishi, J., 2007, Proc. of the 6th ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis. ISCA-INST SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOC, p. 113-118 6 p.

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

  31. HMM-based speech synthesiser using the LF-model of the glottal source

    Cabral, J., Renals, S., Yamagishi, J. & Richmond, K., 1 May 2011, Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2011 IEEE International Conference on. p. 4704-4707 4 p.

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

  32. Grapheme-to-phoneme conversion methods for minority language conditions

    Cao, M., Renals, S., Bell, P., Li, A. & Fang, Q., 1 Feb 2013, Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Speech Database and Assessments, Oriental COCOSDA 2012. IEEE, p. 151-156 6 p. 6422470

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

  33. Untranscribed web audio for low resource speech recognition

    Carmantini, A., Bell, P. & Renals, S., 19 Sep 2019, Proceedings Interspeech 2019. International Speech Communication Association, p. 226-230 5 p.

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

  34. Practical Identifiability of Finite Mixtures of Multivariate Bernoulli Distributions

    Carreira-Perpiñán, M. Á. & Renals, S., 1 Jan 2000, In : Neural Computation. 12, 1, p. 141-152 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Are extractive text summarisation techniques portable to broadcast news?

    Christensen, H., Gotoh, Y., Kolluru, B. & Renals, S., 2003, Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding, 2003 IEEE Workshop on: ASRU '03.. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 489-494

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

  36. Punctuation Annotation using Statistical Prosody Models

    Christensen, H., Gotoh, Y. & Renals, S., 2001, Proceedings of the ITRW on Prosody in Speech Recognition and Understanding: Prosody 2001. ISCA, 6 p. 6

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

  37. A Cascaded Broadcast News Highlighter

    Christensen, H., Gotoh, Y. & Renals, S., Jan 2008, In : IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. 16, 1, p. 151-161 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Maximum entropy segmentation of broadcast news

    Christensen, H., Kolluru, B., Gotoh, Y. & Renals, S., 2005, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing 2005: ICASSP 2005. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1029-1032 4 p.

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

  39. From Text Summarisation to Style-Specific Summarisation for Broadcast News

    Christensen, H., Kolluru, B., Gotoh, Y. & Renals, S., 2004, Advances in Information Retrieval: 26th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2004, Sunderland, UK, April 5-7, 2004. Proceedings. McDonald, S. & Tait, J. (eds.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 223-237 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 2997).

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

  40. An Overview of the SPRACH System for the Transcription of Broadcast News

    Christie, J., Ellis, D., Fosler-Lussier, E., Gotoh, Y., Kingsbury, B., Morgan, N., Renals, S., Robinson, T. & Williams, G., 1999, Proceedings of the 1999 DARPA Broadcast News Workshop.

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

  41. Reinforcement learning of dialogue strategies with hierarchical abstract machines

    Cuayáhuitl, H., Renals, S., Lemon, O. & Shimodaira, H., 2006, 2006 IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 182-185 4 p.

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

  42. Evaluation of a hierarchical reinforcement learning spoken dialogue system

    Cuayáhuitl, H., Renals, S., Lemon, O. & Shimodaira, H., Apr 2010, In : Computer Speech and Language. 24, 2, p. 395-429 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Learning Multi-Goal Dialogue Strategies Using Reinforcement Learning with Reduced State-Action Spaces

    Cuayáhuitl, H., Renals, S., Lemon, O. & Shimodaira, H., 2006, Interspeech 2006 - ICSLP: Ninth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Proceedings of the. ISCA, 1282-Mon2FoP.6.

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

  44. Hierarchical Dialogue Optimization Using Semi-Markov Decision

    Cuayáhuitl, H., Renals, S., Lemon, O. & Shimodaira, H., 2007, Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association: Interspeech 2007. ISCA, p. 2693-2696 4 p.

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

  45. Human-computer dialogue simulation using hidden Markov models

    Cuayáhuitl, H., Renals, S., Lemon, O. & Shimodaira, H., 2005, IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding, 2005.. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 290-295

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

  46. DBN Based Joint Dialogue Act Recognition of Multiparty Meetings

    Dielmann, A. & Renals, S., 2007, 2007 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - ICASSP '07. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Vol. 4. p. 133-136 4 p.

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

  47. Automatic Meeting Segmentation Using Dynamic Bayesian Networks

    Dielmann, A. & Renals, S., 1 Jan 2007, In : IEEE transactions on multimedia. 9, 1, p. 25-36

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Recognition of Dialogue Acts in Multiparty Meetings Using a Switching DBN

    Dielmann, A. & Renals, S., Sep 2008, In : IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing. 16, 7, p. 1303-1314 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Dynamic Bayesian networks for meeting structuring

    Dielmann, A. & Renals, S., 2004, Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 2004: Proceedings. (ICASSP '04). IEEE International Conference on (Volume:5 ). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 629-632

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

  50. Multistream Dynamic Bayesian Network for Meeting Segmentation

    Dielmann, A. & Renals, S., 2005, Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction: First International Workshop, MLMI 2004, Martigny, Switzerland, June 21-23, 2004, Revised Selected Papers. Bengio, S. & Bourlard, H. (eds.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 76-86 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3361).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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