Assistive Speech Technology
University of Edinburgh –
Speech Technology has a lot to offer Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technologies (AT). In this talk, I will outline some of the work that we have done in this area, focusing on two main areas: the development of speech-based interfaces for older people, which may be used in the home environment; and the development of speech-based interfaces for people with disabilities or motor control diseases that result in disordered speech. Specific research topics will include speech recognition for ageing voices, synthetic speech suitable for older people, the recognition of dysarthric speech, and the development of personalised synthetic voices (voice cloning).
Date: 2012-May-17 Time: 14:00:00 Room: 336
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Workshop “Metabolism and mathematical models: Two for a tango” – 2nd Edition
Title: Workshop Metabolism and mathematical models: Two for a tango – 2nd Edition
Dates: October 25-26, 2022
Location: This workshop will be held in a virtual way
The topic of this workshop is metabolism in general, with a special focus, although not exclusive, on parasitology. Besides an exploration of the biological, biochemical and biomedical aspects, the workshop will also aim at presenting some of the mathematical modelling, algorithmic theory and software development that have become crucial to explore such aspects.
This workshop is being organised in the context of two projects, both with the Inria European Team Erable. One of the projects involves a partnership with the University of São Paulo (USP), in São Paulo, Brazil, more specifically the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics (IME) and the Institute of Biomedical Sciences – Inria Associated Team Capoeira – and the other involves the Inesc-ID/IST in Portugal, ETH in Zürich and EMBL in Heidelberg – H2020 Twinning Project Olissipo.
The workshop is open to all members of these two projects but also, importantly, to the community in general.
The program and more details are available here.