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2021

Ding, S.; Zhao, G.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Accentron: Foreign accent conversion to arbitrary non-native speakers using zero-shot learning Journal Article Forthcoming

In: Computer Speech & Language, Forthcoming.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

Silpachai, A.; Rehman, I.; Barriuso, T. A.; Levis, J.; Chukharev-Hudilainen, E.; Zhao, G.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Effects Of Voice Type And Task On L2 Learners’ Awareness Of Pronunciation Errors Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2021.

BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

Liberatore, C.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

An Exemplar Selection Algorithm For Native-Nonnative Voice Conversion Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2021.

BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

Zhao, G.; Ding, S.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Converting Foreign Accent Speech Without a Reference Journal Article

In: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 29 , pp. 2367, 2021.

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2020

Ding, S.; Zhao, G.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Improving the Speaker Identity of Non-Parallel Many-to-Many Voice Conversion with Adversarial Speaker Recognition Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2020.

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Das, A.; Zhao, G.; Levis, J.; Chukharev-Hudilainen, E.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Understanding the Effect of Voice Quality and Accent on Talker Similarity Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2020.

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Lučić, I.; Silpachai, A.; Levis, J.; Zhao, G; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

The English Pronunciation of Arabic Speakers - A Data-Driven Approach to Segmental Error Identification Journal Article

In: Language Teaching Research, 2020.

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2019

Ding, S.; Zhao, G; Liberatore, C.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Learning Structured Sparse Representations for Voice Conversion Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 28 , pp. 343-354, 2019.

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Ding, S.; Liberatore, C.; Sonsaat, S.; Lučić, I.; Silpachai, A.; Zhao, G; Chukharev-Hudilainen, E.; Levis, J.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Golden speaker builder – An interactive tool for pronunciation training Journal Article

In: Speech Communication, 115 , pp. 51-66, 2019.

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Zhao, G; Ding, S.; Gutierrez-Osuna, Ricardo

Foreign Accent Conversion by Synthesizing Speech from Phonetic Posteriorgrams Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2019.

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Ding, S.; Gutierrez-Osuna, Ricardo

Group Latent Embedding for Vector Quantized Variational Autoencoder in Non-Parallel Voice Conversion Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2019.

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Zhao, G; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Using Phonetic Posteriorgram Based Frame Pairing for Segmental Accent Conversion Journal Article

In: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 27 (10), pp. 1649-1660, 2019, ISSN: 2329-9290.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

2018

Levis, J.; Chukharev-Hudilainen, E.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.; Lucic, I.; Silpachai, A.; Sonsaat, S.

Golden Speaker: Learner Experience with Computer-assisted Pronunciation Practice Inproceedings

In: Proc. Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, 2018.

BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

Ding, S.; Liberatore, C.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Learning Structured Dictionaries for Exemplar-based Voice Conversion Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2018.

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Zhao, G; Sonsaat, S; Silpachai, A; Lucic, I; Chukharev-Hudilainen, E; Levis, J; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

L2-ARCTIC: A Non-Native English Speech Corpus Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2018.

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Ding, S.; Zhao, G; Liberatore, C.; Gutierrez-Osuna, R.

Improving Sparse Representations in Exemplar-Based Voice Conversion with a Phoneme-Selective Objective Function Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2018.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

Zhao, G; Sonsaat, S; Levis, J; Chukharev-Hudilainen, E; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Accent conversion using phonetic posteriorgrams Inproceedings

In: Proc. ICASSP, 2018.

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Liberatore, C; Zhao, G; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Voice Conversion through Residual Warping in a Sparse, Anchor-Based Representation of Speech Inproceedings

In: Proc. ICASSP, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

2016

Aryal, S; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Comparing Articulatory and Acoustic Strategies for Reducing Non-Native Accents Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, 2016.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Articulatory synthesis, Speech

Aryal, S; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Data driven articulatory synthesis with deep neural networks Journal Article

In: Computer Speech and Language, 36 , pp. 260-273, 2016.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Articulatory synthesis, Speech

2015

Aryal, S; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Articulatory-based conversion of foreign accents with deep neural networks Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech, pp. 3385-3389, 2015.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Articulatory synthesis, Speech

Liberatore, C; Aryal, S; Wang, Z; Polsley, S; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

SABR: Sparse, Anchor-Based Representation of the Speech Signal Inproceedings

In: Proc. Interspeech 2015, pp. 608-612, 2015.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Articulatory synthesis

Liberatore, C; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Joint Optimization of Anatomical and Gestural Parameters in a Physical Vocal Tract Model Inproceedings

In: ICASSP, IEEE 2015.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Articulatory inversion, Articulatory synthesis

Aryal, S; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Reduction of non-native accents through statistical parametric articulatory synthesis Journal Article

In: Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137 (1), pp. 433-446, 2015.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Articulatory synthesis, Speech

2014

Aryal, S; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Accent conversion through cross-speaker articulatory synthesis Inproceedings

In: Proc. 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 7744-7748, 2014.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Articulatory synthesis, Speech

Aryal, S; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Can voice conversion be used to reduce non-native accents Inproceedings

In: Proc. 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 7929-7933, 2014.

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Felps, D; Aryal, S; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Normalization of articulatory data through Procrustes transformations and analysis-by-synthesis Inproceedings

In: Proc. 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 3051-3055, 2014.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Articulatory synthesis, Speech

2013

Aryal, S; Felps, D; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Foreign Accent Conversion through Voice Morphing Inproceedings

In: Interspeech, pp. 3077-3081, 2013.

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2012

Felps, D; Geng, C; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Foreign accent conversion through concatenative synthesis in the articulatory domain Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

2010

Gutierrez-Osuna, R; Felps, D

Foreign Accent Conversion through Voice Morphing Technical Report

2010.

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Felps, D; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Developing objective measures of foreign-accent conversion Journal Article

In: Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on, 18 (5), pp. 1030–1040, 2010.

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Felps, D; Geng, C; Berger, M; Richmond, K; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Relying on critical articulators to estimate vocal tract spectra in an articulatory-acoustic database Conference

Interspeech, 2010.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

2009

Felps, D; Bortfeld, H; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Foreign accent conversion in computer assisted pronunciation training Journal Article

In: Speech communication, 51 (10), pp. 920–932, 2009.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech

2008

Felps, D; Bortfeld, H; Gutierrez-Osuna, R

Prosodic and segmental factors in foreign-accent conversion Technical Report

2008.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Accent conversion, Speech