Expert profile: Prof. Boris Lobanov

[ ID = 0064 ] Prof. Boris Lobanov 
Name Lobanov, Prof. Boris
Job Title Head of Speech Recognition and Synthesis Lab. 
Organisation Institute of Engineering Cybernetics, Nat. Ac. of Sc. 
Address Surganov Str. 6 
Postal Code 220012 
City Minsk 
Country Belarus 
Phone + +375 17 284 27 73
Fax + +375 17 231 84 03
Email lobanov_(on)_newman.bas-net.by [@ replaced for spam protection]
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Specialism Speechtechnology:
Acoustic Phonetics
Knowledge-based Speech Recognition
Speech Applications
Speech Recognition
Speech Synthesis
Statistical Pattern Recognition 
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Description: Expert in: - TTS systems, - pattern-based isolated and
 connected words recognition, - speech technology in the public
 telephone network, - speech signal formant analysis. and synthesis


 First name:

 Last name
 : Lobanov 

 Belarusian State University of Radio Engineering, Minsk, researcher
 Imperial College of Sciences and Technology, London, invited
 researcher (1969-1970)
 Central Institute of Telecommunication, Minsk, Head of Speech
 Communication Lab.(1974-1986)
 Institute of Engineering Cybernetics Nat. Ac. of Sc. Belarus,
 Head of Speech Recognition and Synthesis Lab. (1986 - present)
 Belorussian State University - professor (1995 - present)

 Sphere of interests:

 Speech analysis, recognition and TTS-synthesis; speech technology in
 the public telephone network.


 Total number more then 150 publications in speech synthesis and

 List of the last main publications in English:
 1. Generation of Intonation and Accentuation of Synthetic Speech on
 the Base of Morpho-Syntactic Knowledge, Proceedings of the
 International Workshop "Integration of Language and Speech",
 Moscow, 1996, pp 11-28.
 2. An Intelligent Answering System Using Speech Recognition,
 Proceedings of the 5^th European Conference on Speech
 Communication and Technology - EUROSPEECH'97, Volume 4,
 Rhodes-Greece, 1997, pp 1803-1806.
 3. Continuous Speech Recognizer for Aircraft Application, Proceedings
 of the 2^nd International Workshop "Speech and Computer" -
 SPECOM'97, Cluj-Napoca, 1997, pp 97-102.
 4. A Bilingual German/Russian Text-to-Speech System. Proceedings of
 the 3^nd International Workshop "Speech and Computer" - SPECOM'98,
 St.-Petersburg, 1998, pp327-330.
 5. Speaker and Channel Normalized Set of Formant Parameters for
 Telephone Speech recognition, Proceedings of the 6^th European
 Conference on Speech Communication and Technology - EUROSPEECH'99,
 Volume 1, Budapest, 1999, pp 331-334.
 6. Multi-Streem Word Recognition based on a Large Set of Decision
 Rules and Acoustic Features. Proceedings of the 5^nd International
 Workshop "Speech and Computer" - SPECOM'98, St.-Petersburg, 2000.

 Achievements and awards:

 Ph.D. degree in speech signal analysis (1968)

 Member of French Acoustical Society, (1978);

 Dr.Sc. degree in text-to-speech synthesis (1984)

 Main prize of HEWLLET PACKARD competition in speech recognition

 Member of International Speech Communication Association, since 1995.

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