Expert profile: Professor Stephen Cox

[ ID = 0415 ] Professor Stephen Cox 
Name Cox, Professor Stephen
Job Title Professor 
Organisation University of East Anglia 
Address School of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia, 
Postal Code NR4 7TJ 
City Norwich 
Country United Kingdom 
Phone + 44 1603 592582
Fax + 44 1603 593345
Email s.j.cox_(on)_uea.ac.uk [@ replaced for spam protection]
Organisation URL http://www1.uea.ac.uk/cm/home/schools/sci/computing/ 
Personal URL http://www1.uea.ac.uk/cm/home/schools/sci/computing/People/Faculty/Stephen+Cox 
Membership ISCA IEEE 
Specialism Speech, language and music processing
o speaker adaptation
o confidence measures in speech recognition
o evaluation of recognition algorithms
o call-routing technology
o language processing for speech synthesis
o audio-visual speech
o lip-reading
o musical genre classification
o musical similarity estimation

Also interested in speech synthesis and general speech processing
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Stephen Cox trained firstly as a physicist and then as an electronic engineer, and began his career at the UK Government Communications Centre developing signal-processing algorithms. He joined the Speech Applications Division at BT Laboratories to work on speech recognition in 1984. From 1987--89, he worked at the Speech Research Unit at (what was then) RSRE, Malvern, where he researched into adaptation of speech recognition algorithms to new speakers. He returned to BT in 1989 to lead a team of researchers developing speech recognition algorithms for use on the UK telephone network. He joined the School of Computing Sciences at UEA as a lecturer in 1991. In 1994 he was an invited consultant at AT&T Bell Labs, New Jersey, where he worked on confidence measures for speech recognition. He was visiting scientist at Nuance Communications Inc., CA, in 2000.
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