Best Student Paper Nominations

We are pleased to inform you below of the nominated papers for the ISCA best student papers, which will be awarded during the conference. The 3 winners will be announced during the closing ceremony (Thursday, August 29th, 16:00-17:00).

For more details on the ISCA best student paper award, please consult :


Monday, August 26th

Paper number: 523
Title: A Source-Filter based Adaptive Harmonic Model and Its Application to Speech Prosody Modification
Authors: JeeSok Lee, Frank K. Soong and Hong-Goo Kang
Oral Session 2: Speech Analysis I
Monday, August 26th, 11:00 - 13:00, Gratte-Ciel 3

Paper number: 1546
Title: Speaker and Noise Independent Voice Activity Detection
Authors: François Germain, Dennis Sun and Gautham Mysore
Poster Session 6: Voice Activity Detection and Speech Segmentation
Monday, August 26th, 16:00 - 18:00, Forum 6

Tuesday, August 27th

Paper number: 709
Title: Non-negative Tensor Factorisation of Modulation Spectrograms for Monaural Sound Source Separation
Authors: Tom Barker and Tuomas Virtanen
Oral Session 12: Source Separation
Tuesday, August 27th, 10:30 - 12:30, Gratte-Ciel 3

Paper number: 1357
Title: Implicit learning leads to familiarity effects for intonation but not for voice
Authors: Ann-Kathrin Grohe and Bettina Braun
Oral Session 15: Neural Basis of Speech Perception
Tuesday, August 27th, 14:00 - 16:00, Bellecour 2

Paper number: 1379
Title: Speech planning as an index of speech motor control maturity
Authors: Guillaume Barbier, Pascal Perrier, Lucie Ménard, Yohan Payan, Mark Tiede and Joseph Perkell
Oral Session 20: Speech acquisition and development
Tuesday, August 27th, 14:00 - 16:00, Bellecour 2

Paper number: 329
Title: A two-step technique for MRI audio enhancement using dictionary learning and wavelet packet analysis
Authors: Colin Vaz, Vikram Ramanarayanan and Shrikanth Narayanan
Special Session 3: Articulatory data acquisition and processing
Tuesday, August 27th, 14:00 - 16:00 & 16:30 - 18:30, Bellecour 1

Wednesday, August 28th

Paper number: 1167
Title: A perceptually and physiologically motivated voice source model
Authors: Gang Chen, Marc Garellek, Jody Kreiman, Bruce Gerratt and Abeer Alwan
Oral Session 30: Physiology & Models of Speech Production
Wednesday, August 28th, 10:30 - 12:30, Bellecour 2

Paper number: 910
Title: Using text and acoustic features to diagnose progressive aphasia and its subtypes
Authors: Kathleen Fraser, Frank Rudzicz and Elizabeth Rochon
Poster Session 17: Speech Disorders: Data and Methodology
Wednesday, August 28th, 10:30 - 12:30, Forum 6

Paper number: 1333
Title: Sequence-discriminative training of deep neural networks
Authors: Karel Vesely, Arnab Ghoshal, Lukas Burget and Dan Povey
Oral Session 34: ASR - Discriminative Training
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013, 14:00 - 16:00, Tête d'Or 2

Paper number: 292
Title: Recurrent Neural Network Based Language Model Personalization by Social Network Crowdsourcing
Authors: Tsung-Hsien Wen, Aaron Heidel, Hung-yi Lee, Yu Tsao and Lin-Shan Lee
Oral Session 36: Language model adaptation
Wednesday, August 28th, 16:30 - 18:30, Gratte-Ciel 1

Paper number: 657
Title: A computational model of perceptuo-motor processing in speech perception: learning to imitate and categorize synthetic CV syllables
Authors: Raphaël Laurent, Jean-Luc Schwartz, Pierre Bessière and Julien Diard
Oral Session 40: Models of speech perception
Wednesday, August 28th, 16:30 - 18:30, Bellecour 2

Thursday, August 29th

Paper number: 947
Title: Word Identification using Phonetic Features: towards a method to support multivariate fMRI speech decoding
Authors: Tijl Grootswagers, Karen Dijkstra, Louis ten Bosch, Alex Brandmeyer and Makiko Sadakata
Poster Session 25: Speech Production : Data & Models
Thursday, August 29th, 9:00 - 11:00, Forum 6