-  Biographical Sketch B

Berlin Chen is a Professor in the Computer Science and Information Engineering Department at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), Taipei, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science and information engineering from National Taiwan University (NTU) in June 2001, and then joined NTNU as an Assistant Professor in August 2002. He became an Associate Professor in August 2006 and was promoted to the rank of Professor in February 2010. Prof. Chen's research interests generally lie in the areas of speech and natural language processing, multimedia information retrieval, and artificial intelligence; he is the author/coauthor of over 150 academic publications. Prof. Chen is a member of IEEE, ISCA and ACLCLP. (More)

 

-  Research Interests Briefing of Research

-  Speech Recognition
        -  Discriminative and Robust Feature Extraction
        -  Acoustic Modeling

        -  Language Modeling
        -  Search Algorithms for LVCSR

        -  Computer-Assisted Pronunciation Training

-  Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing
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Text and speech Summarization
       
Retrieval Modeling and Ranking Algorithms 
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Text and Speech Indexing and Retrieval 
        - 
Text Readability Assessment
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Spoken Language Understanding

-  Machine Learning and Data  Analytics
        -   Representation Learning:
Surface and Deep Learning   
        -   Generative and Discriminative Modeling Techniques 
       
-   Unsupervised and Lightly Supervised Training Techniques

Human-Machine Interaction

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-  Research Articles   B

Some recent publications are listed below. A complete list of research articles can be found here.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, "An information distillation framework for extractive summarization," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 2017.

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Yu-Lun Hsieh, Berlin Chen*, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen, Wen-Lian Hsu, "A position-aware language modeling framework for extractive broadcast news speech summarization," ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing, Vol. 16, No. 4, Article 27:1-13, August 2017.

Tien-Hong Lo, Ying-Wen Chen, Kuan-Yu Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Berlin Chen, "Neural relevance-aware query modeling for spoken document retrieval," IEEE workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU 2017), Okinawa, Japan, December 16-20, 2017.

Chin-Hong Shih, Bi-Cheng Yan, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, "Investigating Siamese LSTM networks for text categorization," 2017 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2017), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 12-15, 2017.

Bi-Cheng Yan, Chin-Hong Shih, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, "Exploring low-dimensional structures of modulation spectra for robust speech recognition," the 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2017), Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2017. (Oral) 

Ying-Wen Chen, Kuan-Yu Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Berlin Chen, "Exploring the use of significant words language modeling for spoken document retrieval," the 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2017), Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2017.

Ming-Han Yang, Hung-Shin Lee, Yu-Ding Lu, Kuan-Yu Chen,Yu Tsao, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, "Discriminative autoencoders for acoustic modeling," the 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2017), Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2017. (Oral) 

Bi-Cheng Yan, Chin-Hong Shih, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, "Enhancing feature modulation spectra with dictionary learning approaches for robust speech recognition," the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2017), Hong Kong, July 10-14, 2017. (Oral) 

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, "A locality-preserving essence vector modeling framework for spoken document retrieval," the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017), New Orleans, USA, March 5-9, 2017.

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Wen-Lian Hsu, "Leveraging manifold learning for extractive broadcast news summarization," the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017), New Orleans, USA, March 5-9, 2017.

Jeih-weih Hung, Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Berlin Chen, "Robust speech recognition via enhancing the complex-valued acoustic spectrum in modulation domain,"  IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 236-251, February 2016.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen*, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsin-Hsi Chen, "Exploring the use of unsupervised query modeling techniques for speech recognition and summarization," Speech Communication, Vol. 80, pp. 49-59, June 2016.

Hsien-sheng Hsiao, Cheng-Sian Chang, Chiou-Yan Lin, Berlin Chen, Chia-Hou Wu, "The development and evaluation of listening and speaking diagnosis and remedial teaching system," British Journal of Educational Technology, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 372-389, March 2016.

Chun-I Tsai, Hsiao-Tsung Hung, Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen, "Extractive speech summarization leveraging convolutional neural network techniques," IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT 2016), San Diego, California, USA, December 13-16 , 2016.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen and Hsin-Min Wang, "Learning to distill: the essence vector modeling framework," the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016), Osaka, Japan, December 13-16, 2016.

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Yu-Lun Hsieh, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen, Wen-Lian Hsu, "Graph regularized nonnegative matrix factorization for extractive speech summarization," 2016 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2016), Jeju Island, Korea, December 13-16, 2016.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen and Hsin-Min Wang, "A novel paragraph embedding method for spoken document summarization," 2016 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2016), Jeju Island, Korea, December 13-16, 2016.

Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Berlin Chen and Jeih-weih Hung, "Employing median filtering to enhance the complex-valued acoustic spectrograms in modulation domain for noise-robust speech recognition" the 10th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP 2016), Tianjin, China, October 17-20, 2016.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsin-Hsi Chen, "Novel word embedding and translation-based language modeling for extractive speech summarization," 2016 ACM International Conference on Multimedia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 5-19, 2016. (Short Paper)

Yao-Chi Hsu, Ming-Han Yang, Hsiao-Tsung Hung, Berlin Chen, "Mispronunciation detection leveraging maximum performance criterion training of acoustic models and decision functions," the 17th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2016), San Francisco, USA, September 8-12, 2016.

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Yu-Lun Hsieh, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen and Wen-Lian Hsu, "Exploring word moverˇ¦s distance and semantic-aware embedding techniques for extractive broadcast news summarization," the 17th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2016), San Francisco, USA, September 8-12, 2016.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, "Improved spoken document summarization with coverage modeling techniques," the 41st IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2016), Shanghai, China, March 20-25, 2016.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen*, Hsin-Min Wang, Ea-Ee Jan, Wen-Lian Hsu and Hsin-Hsi Chen, "Extractive broadcast news summarization leveraging recurrent neural network language modeling techniques," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 1322-1334, August 2015.

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen*, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen, Wen-Lian Hsu, "Combining relevance language modeling and clarity measure for extractive speech summarization," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 957-969, June 2015.

Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Berlin Chen*, Jeih-weih Hung, "Histogram equalization of contextual statistics of speech features for robust speech recognition," Multimedia Tools and Applications,  Vol. 74, No. 17, pp. 6769-6795, 2015.

Shih-Hung Liu, Hung-Shin Lee, Hsiao-Tsung Hung, Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen, Wen-Lian Hsu, "Incorporating proximity information in relevance language modeling for extractive speech summarization," 2015 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2015), Hong Kong, December 16-19, 2015.

Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Berlin Chen and Jeih-weih Hung, "Enhancing the complex-valued acoustic spectrograms in modulation domain for creating noise-robust features in speech recognition," 2015 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2015), Hong Kong, December 16-19, 2015.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Kai-Wun Shih, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, "Incorporating paragraph embeddings and density peaks clustering for spoken document summarization," IEEE workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU 2015), Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, December 13-17, 2015.

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen, Wen-Lian Hsu, ˇ§Positional language modeling for extractive broadcast news speech summarization," the 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2015), Dresden, Germany, September 6-10, 2015.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Hsin-Min Wang, Berlin Chen, Hsin-His Chen, ˇ§Leveraging word embeddings for spoken document summarization," the 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2015), Dresden, Germany, September 6-10, 2015.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Berlin Chen, Hsin-His Chen, "I-vector based language modeling for query representation," the 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2015), Brisbane, Australia, April 19-24, 2015.

Hsuan-Sheng Chiu,  Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen*, "Leveraging topical and positional cues for language modeling in speech recognition,"  Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 1465-1481, September 2014.

Berlin Chen*, Yi-Wen Chen, Kuan-Yu Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Kuen-Tyng Yu, "Enhancing query formulation for spoken document retrieval," Special Issue on Emerging Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Information Science and Engineering, Vol. 30 No. 3, pp. 553-569, May 2014.

Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Berlin Chen and Jeih-weih Hung, "Spatial histogram equalization of complex-valued acoustic spectra in modulation domain for noise-robust speech recognition," 2014 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2014), Siem Reap, city of Angkor Wat, Cambodia, December 9-12, 2014. 

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen, Ea-Ee Jan, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen, Wen-Lian Hsu, "A margin-based discriminative modeling approach for extractive speech summarization," 2014 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2014), Siem Reap, city of Angkor Wat, Cambodia, December 9-12, 2014.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin  Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Wen-Lian Hsu, Hsin-Hsi Chen, Ea-Ee Jan, "Leveraging effective query modeling techniques for speech recognition and summarization," the Conference on Empirical Methods on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2014), October 25-29, Doha, Qatar, 2014. (Short Paper)

Yu-Chen Kao, Yi-Ting Wang, Berlin Chen, "Effective modulation spectrum factorization for robust speech recognition," the 15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2014), Singapore, September 14-18, 2014.

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Yu-Lun Hsieh, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen, Wen-Lian Hsu, "Enhanced language modeling for extractive speech summarization with sentence relatedness information," the 15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2014), Singapore, September 14-18, 2014.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Shih-Hung Liu, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Wen-Lian Hsu and Hsin-Hsi Chen, "A recurrent neural network language modeling framework for extractive speech summarization," the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2014), Chengdu, China, July 14-18, 2014. (Full Paper)

Shih-Hung Liu, Kuan-Yu Chen, Yu-Lun Hsieh, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Hsu-Chun Yen, Wen-Lian Hsu, "Effective pseudo-relevance feedback for language modeling in extractive speech summarization," the 39th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2014), Florence, Italy, May 4-9, 2014.

Berlin Chen*, Kuan-Yu Chen, "Leveraging relevance cues for language modeling in speech recognition," Information Processing & Management, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 807-816, July 2013.

Berlin Chen*, Shih-Hsiang Lin, Yu-Mei Chang, Jia-Wen Liu,  "Extractive speech summarization using evaluation metric-related training criteria," Information Processing & Management, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 1-12, January 2013.

Berlin Chen, Yi-Wen Chen, Kuan-Yu Chen, Ea-Ee Jan, "Effective pseudo-relevance feedback for language modeling in speech recognition," IEEE workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU 2013), Olomouc, Czech Republic, December 8-12, 2013.

Yi-Wen Chen, Bo-Han Hao, Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen, "Incorporating proximity information for relevance language modeling in speech recognition," the 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2013), Lyon, France, August 25-29, 2013.

Yu-Chen Kao, Berlin Chen, "Distribution-based feature normalization for robust speech recognition leveraging context and dynamics cues," the 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2013), Lyon, France, August 25-29, 2013.

Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Berlin Chen, Jeih-weih Hung, "Histogram equalization of real and imaginary modulation spectra for noise-robust speech recognition," the 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2013), Lyon, France, August 25-29, 2013.

Berlin Chen, Hao-Chin Chang, Kuan-Yu Chen, "Sentence modeling for extractive speech summarization," the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2013), San Jose, California, USA, July 15-19, 2013. (Full Paper)

Yi-Wen Chen, Kuan-Yu Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, Berlin Chen, "Effective pseudo-relevance feedback for spoken document retrieval," the 38th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2013), Vancouver, Canada, May 26-31, 2013.

Berlin Chen*, Kuan-Yu Chen, Pei-Ning Chen, Yi-Wen Chen, "Spoken document retrieval with unsupervised query modeling techniques," IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 20, No. 9, pp. 2602-2612, November 2012.

Berlin Chen*, Shih-Hsiang Lin, "A risk-aware modeling framework for speech summarization," IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 199-210, January 2012.

Yueng-Tien Lo, Shih-Hsiang Lin, Berlin Chen, "Constructing effective ranking models for speech summarization," the 37th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2012), Kyoto, Japan, March 25 - 30, 2012.

Kuan-Yu Chen, Hao-Chin Chang, Berlin Chen, Hsin-Min Wang, "Word relevance modeling for speech recognition," the 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2012), Portland, Oregon, USA, September 9-13, 2012.

Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Jeih-weih Hung, Berlin Chen, "Exploring joint equalization of spatial-temporal contextual statistics of speech features for robust speech recognition," the 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2012), Portland, Oregon, USA, September 9-13, 2012.

Shih-Hsiang Lin, Yao-Ming Yeh, Berlin Chen*, ˇ§Leveraging Kullback-Leibler divergence measures and information-rich cues for speech summarization,ˇ¨ IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 871-882, May 2011.

Berlin Chen*, Wei-Hau Chen, Shih-Hsiang Lin, Wen-Yi Chu, "Robust speech recognition using spatialˇVtemporal feature distribution characteristics," Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 32, No. 7, pp. 919-926, 1 May 2011.

Berlin Chen*, Shih-Hsiang Lin, "Distribution-based feature compensation for robust speech recognition," Chapter 10 (pp. 155-168) of the book "Recent Advances in Robust Speech Recognition Technology," edited by J. Ramírez and J. M. Górriz, Bentham Science Publishers, 2011. (DOI:10.2174/97816080517241110101)

Berlin Chen, Pei-Ning Chen, Kuan-Yu Chen, "Query modeling for spoken document retrieval," IEEE workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU 2011), Hawaii, USA, December 11-15, 2011.

Wen-Yi Chu, Jeih-weih Hung, Berlin Chen, "Modulation spectrum factorization for robust speech recognition," 2011 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2011), Xian, China, October 18-21, 2011.

Pei-Ning Chen, Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen, "Leveraging relevance cues for improved spoken document retrieval," the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2011), Florence, Italy, August 28-31, 2011.

Berlin Chen, Jia-Wen Liu, "Discriminative language modeling for speech recognition with relevance information," the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2011), Barcelona, Spain, July 11-15, 2011. (Regular Paper)

Kuan-Yu Chen, Berlin Chen, "Relevance language modeling for speech recognition," the 36th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2011), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011.

Shih-Hsiang Lin, Ea-Ee Jan, Berlin Chen, "Handling verbose queries for spoken document retrieval," the 36th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2011), Prague, Czech Republic, May 22-27, 2011.

Shih-Hsiang Lin, Berlin Chen, "A risk minimization framework for extractive speech summarization," the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2010), pp. 79-87, Uppsala, Sweden, July 11-16, 2010.  (Long Paper)

Kuan-Yu Chen, Hsuan-Sheng Chiu, Berlin Chen, "Latent topic modeling of word vicinity information for speech recognition," the 35th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2010), pp. 5394-5397, Dallas, Texas, USA, March 14-19, 2010.

Berlin Chen*, Shih-Hung Liu, Fang-Hui Chu, "Training data selection for improving discriminative training of acoustic models," Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 30, No. 13, pp. 1228-1235, October 2009

Berlin Chen*, ˇ§Word topic models for spoken document retrieval and transcription,ˇ¨  ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing, Vol. 8, No.1, pp. 2:1-2:27, March 2009.

Shih-Hsiang Lin, Berlin Chen*, Hsin-Min Wang, ˇ§A comparative study of probabilistic ranking models for Chinese spoken document summarization,ˇ¨  ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing, Vol. 8, No.1, pp. 3:1-3:23, March 2009.

Yi-Ting Chen, Berlin Chen*, Hsin-Min Wang, ˇ§A probabilistic generative framework for extractive broadcast news speech summarization," IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 17. No.1, pp. 95-106, January 2009.

Shih-Hsiang Lin, Berlin Chen*, Yao-Ming Yeh, ˇ§Exploring the use of speech features and their corresponding distribution characteristics for robust speech recognition,ˇ¨ IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 17. No.1, pp. 84-94, January 2009.

Hung-Shin Lee, Berlin Chen, "Generalized likelihood ratio discriminant analysis," IEEE workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU 2009), pp. 158-163, Merano, Italy, December 13-17, 2009.

Shih-Hsiang Lin, Berlin Chen, "Topic modeling for spoken document retrieval using word- and syllable-level information," the 3rd workshop on Searching Spontaneous Conversational Speech (SSCS 2009) (in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2009), Beijing, China, October 23, 2009.

Berlin Chen, "Latent topic modeling of word co-occurrence information for spoken document retrieval," the 34th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2009), pp. 3961-3964, Taipei, Taiwan, April 19-24, 2009.

Berlin Chen*, Yi-Ting Chen, "Extractive spoken document summarization for information retrieval," Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 426-437, 1 March 2008.

Berlin Chen, Yi-Ting Chen, "Word Topical Mixture Models for Extractive Spoken Document Summarization," IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME 2007), pp. 52-55, Beijing, China, July 2-5, 2007.

Berlin Chen*, "Voice retrieval of Mandarin broadcast news speech," International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 91-109, February 2006.

Berlin Chen*, ˇ§Exploring the use of latent topical information for statistical Chinese spoken document retrieval,ˇ¨ Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 9-18, January 2006.

Berlin Chen*, Hsin-min Wang, Lin-shan Lee, "Spoken document retrieval and summarization," Chapter 13 of the book "Advances in Chinese Spoken Language Processing," edited by C.-H. Lee, H. Li, L.-S. Lee, R.-H. Wang, and Q. Huo, pp. 301-320, World Scientific Publisher, December 30, 2006.

Berlin Chen, Yao-Ming Yeh, Yao-Min Huang, Yi-Ting Chen, "Chinese Spoken Document Summarization Using Probabilistic Latent Topical Information," the 31st IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2006), Vol. I, pp. 969-972, Toulouse, France, May 14-19, 2006.

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-  Activities

Board Member of ACLCLP, October 2007- September 2019.

Speech, Language, and Audio (SLA) Technical Committee Member, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA), 2017 to 2019.

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (IJCLCLP), May 2008 to April 2020.

Associate Editor, The Journal of Information Science and Engineering (JISE), 2017 to  2023.

External Grant Reviewer, Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, 2008-2009, 2011-2017.

Session Chair,  the 42th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017), New Orleans, USA, March 5-9, 2017.

Program Committee Member, The 23st ACM International Conference on Multimedia  (ACM MM 2014), November 3-7, 2014.

Program Committee Member, The 21st ACM International Conference on Multimedia  (ACM MM 2013), October 21-25, 2013.

Program Committee Member, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME2013), San Jose, California, USA, July 15-19, 2013.

Chair of Academic Council of ACLCLP, September 2007- September 2014.

Program Committee Member, The 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, July 8-14, 2012.

Program Committee Member, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME2012), Melbourne, Australia in 9th ˇV 13th July, 2012.

Program Committee Member, The 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP 2011),  Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 8-13, 2011.

Program Committee Member, 2011 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2011),  Xi'an, China, October 18-21, 2011.

Program Committee Member, The Oriental COCOSDA 2011 Conference,  Hsinchu, Taiwan, October 26- 28, 2011.

Program Committee Member, ROCLING 2011, September 8-9, 2011.

Program Committee Member, The 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, June 19-24, 2011.

Special Session Co-Chair & Session Co-Chair, International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP 2010), November 29 - December 3, 2010.

Program Committee Member, The 4th workshop on Searching Spontaneous Conversational Speech (in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2010), Florence, Italy, October 29, 2010.

Special Session Co-Organizer, "Open Vocabulary Spoken Document Retrieval," the 11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2010), Makuhari, Japan, September 26-30, 2010.

Program Committee Member, ROCLING 2010, September 1-2, 2010.

Session Chair, "Short Talks: Speech, Multimodal, and Summarization," the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2010), Uppsala, Sweden, July 11ˇV16, 2010.

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (IJCLCLP), May 2008 to April 2012.

Program Committee Member, The 14th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (TAAI2009), October 30-31, 2009.

Program Committee Member, The 3rd workshop on Searching Spontaneous Conversational Speech (in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2009), Beijing, China, October 23, 2009.

Program Co-chair, ROCLING 2009, September 1-2, 2009.

Program Committee, ROCLING 2009.

Co-Guest Editor, IJCLCLP Special Issue on "Selected Papers from ROCLING XX", 2009.

Program Committee Member: The 13th Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (TAAI2008), November 21-22, 2008.

Program Co-chair, ROCLING 2008, September 4-5, 2008.

Program Committee Member, The 2nd workshop on Searching Spontaneous Conversational Speech (in conjunction with ACM SIGIR 2008), Singapore, 24 July 2008.

Co-Guest Editor, IJCLCLP Special Issue on "Text Mining", 2008.

Co-Guest Editor, IJCLCLP Special Issue on "Selected Papers from ROCLING XIX", 2008.

Program Co-chair, ROCLING 2007, September 6-7, 2007.

Program Committee Member, The 2nd Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT'07), December 17-19, 2007.

Trainee, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan, August 1 - September 8, 2006.

Program Committee Member: The 1st Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT'06), December 11-13, 2006.

Workshop General Chair, 2006 Speech Signal Processing Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, April 21, 2006.

Session Chair, ROCLING 2005 (September 15-16).

Program Committee Member, The 1st Workshop on Intelligent Web Technologies (IWT 2004), September 2, 2004.

Visiting Scholar, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, February and July-August  2004.

Workshop Co-Chair, "Workshop on Digital Archives Technology and Innovalue", Taipei, Taiwan, December 18-19, 2003.

Workshop General Chair, "2003 Information Retrieval Workshop", Hsinchu, Taiwan, September 18, 2003.

Visiting Scholar, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, July - September 2003.

Visiting Scholar (2000 Summer Workshop), Center for Language and Speech Processing, Johns Hopkins Univ., USA, July-August 2000.

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-  Referee for Journals and Conferences

      - Journals

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing
ACM Transactions on Information Systems
ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Information Processing & Management
Information Sciences
Speech Communication
Computer Speech & Language
International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing
International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making
IEEE Signal Processing Letters
Pattern Recognition Letters
Information Processing Letters
EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing
Data & Knowledge Engineering
ETRI Journal
Journal of Information Science and Engineering 
Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers
Signal, Image and Video Processing

      - Conferences

ICASSP 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
ASRU 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
• Interspeech 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
ACL 2011, 2012, 2016
EMNLP 2014
• NAACL 2018
COLING 2016
IJCNLP 2005, 2011, 2013
• ICME 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
• ACM MM 2013, 2014
ISCAS 2009, 2010, 2012
APSIPA ASC 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
LREC 2018
ISCSLP 2008, 2010
• ROCLING 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2015

SSCS 2008, 2009, 2010
TAAI 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
• NST 2008, 2009

• TENCON 2007
PSIVT 2006
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-  Projects

- Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) / National Science Council (NSC)

Title of Project Position Project Duration Status

 Exploration of Novel Speech Recognition and Organization Techniques (MOST 105-2221-E-003 -018 -MY3)

Principal Investigator 2016/8/1~2019/7/31 In Execution

 Investigating Novel Modeling Techniques for Speech Summarization  (MOST 104-2221-E-003-018-MY3)

Principal Investigator 2015/8/1~2018/7/31 In Execution
 Exploring Novel Language Modeling Techniques for Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition (MOST 103-2221-E-003 -016 -MY2) Principal Investigator 2014/8/1~2016/7/31 Complete

Research on Spoken Document Summarization (NSC 101-2221-E-003 -024 -MY3)

Principal Investigator 2012/8/1~2015/7/31 Complete

Development of a Real-Time Speech Transcription System (NSC 102-2221-E-003 -014 -)

Principal Investigator 2013/8/1~2014/7/31 Complete

Investigating Advanced Language Models for Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition( NSC 99-2221-E-003-017-MY3)

Principal Investigator 2010/8/1~2013/7/31 Complete

A Study on Advanced Methods for Speech Search and Summarization (NSC 98-2221-E-003-011-MY3)

Principal Investigator 2009/8/1~2012/7/31 Complete

Scientific Exploration of Multimedia Technologies (NSC 99-2515-S-003-004-)

Principal Investigator 2010/5/1~2011/4/30 Complete

A Study on Robust Speech Feature Extraction Techniques (NSC 96-2628-E-003-015-MY3)

Principal Investigator 2007/8/1~2010/7/31 Complete

Investigating Minimum Phone Error Discriminative Training Approaches for Mandarin Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech  Recognition (NSC 95-2221-E-003-014-MY3)

Principal Investigator 2006/8/1~2009/7/31 Complete

Advanced Research on Acoustic Modeling, Language Modeling and Acoustic Feature Extraction for LVCSR (NSC 94-2213-E-003-007)

Principal Investigator 2005/8/1~2006/7/31 Complete

An Research on the Integration of Speech Recognition, Retrieval and Summarization (NSC 93-2213-E-003-004- )

Principal Investigator 2004/8/1~2005/9/31 Complete

A Study on Mandarin Chinese Speech Information Summarization (NSC 92-2213-E-003-008-)

Principal Investigator 2003/8/1~2004/7/31 Complete

A Study on Recognition and Retrieval of Chinese Speech Information (NSC 91-2218-E-003-002-)

Principal Investigator 2002/11/1~2003/7/31 Complete

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Prototype Systems

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