ECE 590SIC: Graduate Seminar in Speech, Spring 2024

This is a one-hour graduate seminar on topics of speech processing.

Meeting Time, Date, Place, and Discussion

Day and time: Wednesdays, 4:00-4:50pm.

Place: ECEB 2017.

Discussion: CampusWire.

Expected Participation

For now, the class has been divided into three groups:

  • Group 1: Heting, Priyam, Xulin, Mahir, Kamila

  • Group 2: Junrui, Jeff, Bornali, Xiuwen, John

  • Group 3: Haolong, Zhongweiyang, Katya, Steven, Jocelyn

For your week, please choose an article, and let me know what it is! Some possibilities that have been recommended are:

Please also consider any of the references cited in the first three weeks, any of the papers that cite one of the papers in the first three weeks, or anything from Interspeech 2023.

Weekly Schedule

Course Schedule

Week

Date

Topic

1

17-Jan

No Class

2

24-Jan

DiarizationLM: Speaker Diarization Post-Processing with Large Language Models

3

31-Jan

Grad-TTS: A diffusion probabilistic model for text-to-speech

4

7-Feb

Reproducing Whisper-Style Training Using An Open-Source Toolkit And Publicly Available Data

5

14-Feb

Group 1: Accented Speech Recognition with Accent-specific Codebooks

6

21-Feb

Group 2: LoRA: Low-Rank Adaptation of Large Language Models

7

28-Feb

Jialu Li: Breaking Down Barriers: Advancing Interdisciplinary Speech Applications in Children’s Development

8

6-Mar

Group 3: Accentron: Foreign accent conversion to arbitrary non-native speakers using zero-shot learning

9

13-Mar

Spring Break

10

20-Mar

No Class

11

27-Mar

Group 1

12

3-Apr

Group 2

13

10-Apr

Group 3

14

17-Apr

No Class

15

24-Apr

TBA

16

1-May

TBA