The workshop is now over. Slides for the talks are available through the links in the schedule below.
SANE 2012, a one-day event gathering researchers and students in speech and audio from the northeast of the American continent, was held on Wednesday October 24, 2012 at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL) in Cambridge, MA.
- Date: October 24, 2012; 8:30am - 5:00pm
- Venue: MERL - 201 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Access)
|8:30-9:00||Registration and Breakfast|
|9:10-9:55||Jim Glass and Chia-ying Lee (MIT CSAIL)|
"Zero-Resource Speech Pattern and Sub-Word Unit Discovery" [Slides]
|9:55-10:40||Tara Sainath (IBM Research)|
"Deep Belief Network Research at IBM" [Slides]
|10:40-11:00||Coffee Break 1|
|11:00-11:45||Dan Ellis (Columbia University)|
"Recognizing and Classifying Environmental Sounds" [Slides]
|11:45-12:30||Josh McDermott (MIT BCS)|
"Understanding Audition via Sound Analysis and Synthesis" [Slides]
|1:30-2:15||Herb Gish (BBN - Raytheon)|
"Self-Organizing Units (SOUs): Training Speech Recognizers Without Any Transcribed Audio"
|2:15-3:00||Timothy J. Hazen (MIT Lincoln Labs) and David Harwath (MIT CSAIL)|
"Latent Topic Modeling of Conversational Speech" [Slides]
|3:00-3:20||Coffee Break 2|
|3:20-4:05||Steven J. Rennie (IBM Research)|
"Factorial Hidden Restricted Boltzmann Machines for Noise Robust Speech Recognition" [Slides]
|4:05-4:50||John R. Hershey (MERL)|
"A New Class of Dynamical System Models for Speech and Audio" [Slides]
The workshop is now over. If you are interested in attending future SANE events, please sign up to the SANE News mailing list.
The workshop will be hosted at MERL, on the 8th floor of 201 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139. MERL is located within a short walk from Kendall/MIT station on the T Red Line. Please come directly to the 8th floor lobby to register.