Jan "Honza" Cernocky (Ing. [MS] 1993 Brno University of Technology (BUT); Dr.
[PhD] 1998 Universite Paris XI and BUT) was with the Institute of
Radio-electronics, BUT (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
as assistant professor from 1997. Since February 2002, he is with the Faculty
of Information Technology (FIT), BUT as Associate Professor (Doc.) and Deputy
Head of the Institute of Computer Graphics and Multimedia. With Prof. Hynek
Hermansky he is leading the Speech@FIT group at FIT VUT. Dr. Cernocky
supervises several PhD students. He has been involved with several European
projects: SPEECHDAT-E (4th FP, technical coordination), SpeeCon and Multimodal
meeting manager (M4, both 5th FP), and Augmented Multimodal interaction (AMI,
6th FP), leading the efforts of FIT in speech recognition, keyword spotting and
multimodal-data recordings and annotations. Currently, he participates in AMIDA
(6th FP) and coordinates FITs participation in CareTaker (6th FP) and in
projects supported by Czech Ministries of Industry and Defense.
Dr. Cernocky is author or co-author of more than 40 papers in journals and at
conferences. He has served as reviewer for conferences and journals, including
IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing. He is on the scientific board
of FIT, scientific board of Text-Speech-Dialogue conference, editorial board of
the journal Radioengineering and on the board of Czechoslovak section of IEEE.
Dr. Cernocky is a member of IEEE and ISCA.
His research interests include signal processing and speech processing (very
low bit rate coding, speaker verification, recognition, multi-modal aspects).