4th Doctoral Consortium Abstracts

Organized by ISCA-SAC, the 4th Doctoral Consortium was held on Saturday, September 1st, 2018 at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIIT-H), India.


The Doctoral Consortium provides students an opportunity to present their PhD projects to experts and peers and receive valuable feedback on research plans as well as interesting new ideas. This forum provides an invaluable and enriching experience for the students.

Board of experts:

  • Mathew Magimai Doss (IDIAP Research Institute)
  • Isabel Trancoso (INESC ID Lisbon)
  • Vikramjit Mitra (SRI International)
  • Bhuvana Ramabhadran (Google Inc., NY)
  • Richard Stern (CMU, Pittsburgh)
  • Prasanta Kumar Ghosh (IISc, Bangalore)
  • Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula (IISc, Bangalore)
  • Mariapaola D'Imperio (Aix-Marseille University)
  • Haizhou Li (National University of Singapore)
  • Guruprasad S (Audience Communications Systems India Pvt. Ltd.)
The agenda and abstracts for each of the presentations are available for download:
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PDF icon Agenda 4th Doctoral Consortium215.77 KB
PDF icon Zhehuai Chen - Linguistic Search Optimization for Deep Learning Based LVCSR492.12 KB
PDF icon Rashmi Kethireddy - Acoustic Modelling for Spontaneous Speech Recognition56.95 KB
PDF icon Karthik Pandia D S - Discovering steady-state and transient regions in speech147.29 KB
PDF icon Manjunath K E - Study of Multilingual Phone Recognition using Indian Languages93.17 KB
PDF icon Chiranjeevi Yarra - A temporal analysis of spoken language learning for automatic tutoring80.74 KB
PDF icon Kamini Sabu - Automatic assessment of children’s oral reading for prosodic fluency91.36 KB
PDF icon Botsa Kishore Kumar - Multiple Emotion Recognition from a Speech Utterance using Deep Neural Architectures371.63 KB
PDF icon Meredith Moore - Designing Voice-Assistive Technologies: Enhancing the Quality and Intelligibility of Pathological Speech141.54 KB
PDF icon G. Nisha Meenakshi - Analysis of whispered speech and its conversion to neutral speech118.57 KB
PDF icon Madhu R. Kamble - Energy Separation Algorithm based Features for Replay Spoof Detection382.26 KB
PDF icon Sushmita T - Unsupervised Techniques for Blind Audio Source Separation418.17 KB
PDF icon Jesin James - Modelling prosodic features for Empathetic speech of a Healthcare Robot133.86 KB
PDF icon Nikhil Mohanan - Joint Speech Dereverberation and Denoising Using Constrained NMF322.96 KB
PDF icon Nirmesh J. Shah - Voice Conversion Strategies for Parallel and Nonparallel Data Cases90.78 KB
PDF icon Sishir Kalita - Objective assessment of cleft lip and palate speech intelligibility91.76 KB
PDF icon Ankur T. Patil - Automatic Speech Recognition: Low Resource and Noise Robustness149.76 KB
PDF icon C. M. Vikram - Analysis and Detection of Stop Consonant Production Errors in Cleft Lip and Palate Speech572.02 KB
PDF icon Hardik B. Sailor - Auditory Representation Learning512 KB