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
Belarusian State University of Radio Engineering, Minsk, researcher
Imperial College of Sciences and Technology, London, invited
Central Institute of Telecommunication, Minsk, Head of Speech
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.