BEST PAPERS : Speech Communication

2017
On an exceptional basis, this year two papers have been selected for this award:

Tiago H. Falk, Wai-Yip Chan, Fraser Shein
Characterization of atypical vocal source excitation, temporal dynamics and prosody for objective measurement of dysarthric word intelligibility
Speech Communication 54 (2012), 622–631

Kuldip Paliwal, Belinda Schwerin, Kamil Wojcicki
Speech enhancement using a minimum mean-square error short-time spectral modulation magnitude estimator
Speech Communication 54 (2012), 282–305.


2015

Denby, T. Schultz, K. Honda, T. Hueber, J.M. Gilbert, J.S. Brumberg
Silent speech interfaces
Speech Communication. Vol. 52, Issue 4. Pages 270–287, 2010


2013

Tomoki Toda, Alan W. Black, Keiichi Tokuda
Statistical mapping between articulatory movements and acoustic spectrum using a Gaussian mixture model
Speech Communication. Vol. 50, Issue 3. Pages 215-227, 2008


2009-2010

Zeynep Inanoglu, Steve Young
Data-Driven Emotion Conversion in Spoken English
Speech Communication. Vol. 51. Pages 268-283, 2009


2007-2008

J.P. Barker, M.P. Cooke, D.P.W. Ellis
Decoding speech in the presence of other sources
Speech Communication. Vol. 45. Pages 5–25, 2005


2005-2006

Gokhan Tur, Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Robert E. Schapire
Combining active and semi-supervised learning for spoken language understanding
Speech Communication. Vol. 45, Issue 2. Pages 171-186, 2005


2003-2004

Julia Hirschberg, Diane Litman, and Marc Swerts
Prosodic and Other Cues to Speech Recognition Failures
Speech Communication. Vol. 43, Issues 1-2. Pages 155-176, 2004


2001-2002

Ralf Schlόter, Wolfgang Macherey, Boris Mόller, and Hermann Ney
Comparison of discriminative training criteria and optimization methods for speech recognition
Speech Communication. Vol. 34. Pages 287-310, 2001


1999-2000

B. Roberts, Y. Ephraim
Hidden Markov modeling using Toeplitz covariance matrices
Speech Communication. Vol. 31. Pages 1-14, 2000


1998-1999

Hideki Kawahara, Ikuyo Masuda-Katsuse and Alain de Cheveigné
Restructuring speech representations using a pitch-adaptive time-frequency smoothing and an instantaneous-frequency based F0 extraction: Possible role of a repetitive structure in sounds
Speech Communication. Vol. 27, Nos. 3-4. Pages 187-207, 1999


1996-1997

V. Valtchev, P. C. Woodland, S. J. Young
MMIE training of large vocabulary recognition systems
Speech Communication. Vol. 22, Issue 4. Pages 303-314, 1997