Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Espy-Wilson receives NSF grant for speech recongnition

Associate Professor Carol Espy-Wilson (ECE/ISR) has received a new National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for "The Development of Low-Level Speaker-Specific Information for Speaker Recognition." This three-year, $431,000 grant investigates properties in the speech signal that can help recognize even people who are trying to conceal their identities. Espy-Wilson will identify these properties and develop automatic algorithms that will reliable extract speaker-specific information from the speech signal. Possible application include diagnostic tools for speech disorders, speech training aids, personalized human-computer interaction, and speech recognition.

Espy-Wilson also has received a grant in NSF's Research Experiences for Undergraduates program to support undergraduate students in her "Acoustic-Phonetic Knowledge and Speech Recognition" research, which is also supported by NSF.

November 1, 2005


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Nau, Gelfand, Goldstein part of MURI developing the potential of mean-field game theory

ECE Names 2017-2018 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows

UMD Celebrates Invention of Year Winners, Ventures, and Partnerships at 'Innovate Maryland'

Ulukus named Anthony Ephremides Professor in Information Sciences and Systems

Maryland researchers develop computational approach to understanding brain dynamics

Alumnus Raef Bassily joins Ohio State as tenure-track faculty

Maryland researchers awarded $1M DARPA Lagrange program cooperative agreement

Bill Regli featured at Global Industrial Cooperation Conference

Brin Family Prize to Support Excellence in Drone-Related Activity

Schizophrenia drug monitoring device research featured on IEEE Sensors Letters cover

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar