Senior researcher and manager with a proven track record of research vision, management of cross disciplinary teams, excellent communication and verbal skills working with government, research laboratories, and the legal profession.  Proven record for leading and motivating teams of scientists and engineers in pushing the state of the art that contributes to development of new technologies.  In-depth knowledge of the scientific concepts underlying technology in multiple fields.   Scientific leadership skills complemented by proven ability to communicate effectively with management, and non-academic audiences.




  • Speech and Signal  Processing

  •  Dialogue Systems

  • Software Project Review/ Analysis

  • Human Computer Interactions

  • Patent Search and Analysis

  • Grant Proposals







  • Creating and managing DARPA’s natural language and speech processing program

  • Managed three DARPA programs totaling more than $300M –   the two ongoing programs, one in machine translation and sophisticated search, and the other in translating Arabic handwritten documents, have made significant impacts on both the research directions and quality of HLT technology.

  • Managed research and development of Lucent language and speech products.



Management and Analysis


  • Government

    • DARPA                                                                                                                                 2011-Present

      • Multiple speech, language, and image processing programs

  • Research Laoratory

    • Johns Hopkins University                                                                                                 2007-present

      • Advisory board of the Human Language Technology Center of Excellence

  • Legal

    • HLGS Law                                                                                                                                         2013

      • Computer software

    • Christie, Parker & Hale                                                                                                                    1998

      • Kawai vs. Yamaha patent infringements



 DARPA, Arlington, VA                                                                                                                                   2005-2011

 Program Manager in the Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO) 

  • Designed and managed the Global Autonomous Language Exploitation (GALE) Program to develop machine translation for Arabic and Chinese text (newswires weblogs and newsgroups) and speech (broadcast news and talk shows), and a search platform that produces targeted relevant non redundant information using linguistic knowledge rather than just a “bag of words” strategy. During the five years of the program the translation errors have been reduced by a factor greater than 5 in most genres.

  • Designed and managed the Multi-lingual Automated Document Classification, Analysis and Translation (MADCAT) Program to read hard-copy documents in Arabic concentrating on handwritten material. During the program, translation error rates were reduced form 95% to 10%.

  • Designed and launched the Robust Automatic Transcription of Speech (RATS) created to detect speech activity, speaker and language identification and spotting of key words in speech in extreme environments with SNR 0-10 dB.

  • Designed the Broad Operational Language Translation (BOLT) program created to translate informal genres of speech and language such as messaging and conversations, and speech to speech translation employing clarification dialogue to prevent derailment of the bi-lingual conversation.

  • Designed the Broad Operational Language Translation (BOLT) program created to translate informal genres of speech and language such as messaging and conversations, and speech to speech translation employing clarification dialogue to prevent derailment of the bi-lingual conversation.

 BELL LABS, Murray Hill, NJ                                                                                                                       1996 – 2003


Director, Language Modeling and Dialogue Systems Research Department

  • Directed research in Text to Speech Synthesis (TTS), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Speaker Verification (SV) and Dialogue Systems.

  • Led development of dialogue applications resulting in new applications for e-mail navigation and reading system employing an advanced next-generation dialogue system not available in the market.

  • Directed research in document processing and interpretation.

  LUCENT, Murray Hill, NJ                                                                                                                          1996 – 1999


CTO, Lucent Speech Solutions 

  • As the CTO of Lucent Speech Solutions, managed interface with Lucent Business Units (BU) and Customer Teams (CT) to plan the road-map for application deployment and technology transfer from research and coordinated multi-faceted development of software products of the Bell-Labs TTS, ASR and SV for Windows, Linux and Solaris.

  • Managed the development of Lucent’s software speech processing products: Text-to-Speech synthesis (TTS), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Speaker Verification (SV) resulting in sales to 40 corporate customers and capture of sales from major competitors. 



AT&T Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ                                                                                                               1969 – 1996

Member of Technical Staff /Supervisor, Text-To-Speech (TTS) and Natural Language research 

  • Developed of a multilingual TTS platform able to synthesize nine languages and dialects: German, French (European and Canadian), Chinese (Mandarin and Taiwanese), Spanish (Castilian and Mexican), Italian, Russian, Romanian, and Navajo.

  • Researched Natural Language problems for ASR and TTS.

  • Conducted research in signal processing, Text-to-Speech Synthesis, Systems and Hardware Platforms.

  • Wrote a computer Opera with a grant from NEA.



 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, Lincoln, NE                                                                                              2003 – 2004

 Visiting Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering 

  • Taught two courses per semester: Discrete Signal Processing, Probability and Stochastic Processes, Signals and Systems, and Speech Processing.

  • Heading a committee to explore interdepartmental collaborative research in Assistive Technology.

 BELL-LABS, Murray Hill, NJ                                                                                                                           1972-1996


Teaching, Mentoring

 Taught three courses in computer music at Bell Laboratories Out of Hours program

  • Served as mentor of five undergraduate students and advised three post-doctoral fellows



  • Lectured in 15 universities                                                                                                               1977 – 1978




 BS, Physics, University of Chicago                                                                                                                         1964

 MS, Physics, University of Chicago                                                                                                                        1964

 PhD, Physics, University of Chicago                                                                                                                      1969

 MA, Music Theory and Composition, University of Chicago                                                                               1969




 Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Bell Labs,                                                                                          1985

 N.E.A. Grant to write a computer opera,                                                                                                                 1974




Publications for J. Olive




  1. Kochanski, G., Shih, C. and Olive, J., “Method and Apparatus for Performing Text-To-Speech Conversion in a Client/Server Environment – Splitting a TTS system across a wireless network,” 2001.

  2. Lee, C., Möbius, B., Olive, J., and vanSanten, J., “Formant tracking based on phoneme information,” U. S. Patent Submitted, 1999.

  3. Möbius, B., Olive, J., M. Tanenblatt, and van Santen, J. “Speech synthesizer having an acoustic element database,” U. S. Patent #5,751,907, May 12 1998.

  4. Olive, J. and vanSanten, J., “System and method for determining pitch contours” U. S. Patent #5,790.978, August 4 1998.

  5. Olive, J. and van Santen, J., “Segmental effects on timing and height of pitch contours,” U. S. Patent Filed, Sept. 1995.



  1. Olive, J., Christianson, C., and McCary, J., "Handbook of Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation", Springer-Verlag, 2011

  2. Olive, J., Greenwood, A., and Coleman, J., “ Acoustics of American English Speech,” Springer-Verlag, 1993.

  3. van Santen, J., Sproat, R., Olive, J., and Hirschberg, J., “Progress in speech synthesis,” Springer Verlag, New York, 1997.


Book Chapters


  1. Shih, C., and Olive, J., “Phonetics research at Bell Laboratories,” in A Guide to the History of the Phonetic Sciences in the U.S., J. Ohala and et al, editors, pages 39-42. Berkeley, 1999.

  2. Olive, J., van Santen, J. and Möbius, B. "Synthesis,” in Sproat R., editor, Multilingual Text-to-Speech Synthesis: The Bell Labs Approach, pages 191-228. Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1998.

  3. Olive, J., "The Talking Computer": Text to Speech Synthesis, in Hal's Legacy, David G. Stork (Ed.), MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1996.

  4. Möbius, B., Schroeter, J., van Santen, J., Sproat, R. and Olive, J., “Recent advances in multilingual text-to-speech synthesis,” in Fortschritte der Akustik DAGA '96, pages 82-85, DPG, Bad Honnef, 1996.

  5. Sproat, R., and Olive, J., “A modular architecture for multi-lingual text-to-speech,” in Progress in Speech Synthesis, van Santen, J. and et al, editors, Springer Verlag, New York, 1996.

  6. Sproat, R. and J. Olive, “Text-to-speech synthesis,” in IEEE/CRC Press Handbook of Signal Processing, L. Rabiner and R. Cox, editors, CRC Press, Cleveland, 1996.

  7. Sproat, R., and Olive, J., “An approach to text-to-speech synthesis,” in Speech Coding and Synthesis, Kleijn, W. B. and Paliwal, K. K., editors, Elsevier Science, 1995.



Journal Articles and Proceedings


  1. Kuo, Hong-Kwang J., Siohan, O. and Olive, J. P. “Advances in Natural Language Call Routing,” Bell Labs Technical Journal, Vol. 7(4), pp. 155-170, 2003.

  2. Minkyu L., Lopresti, D., and Olive, J., “A Text-to-Speech Platform for Variable Length Optimal Unit Searching Using Perceptual Cost Functions,” Accepted by the International Journal of Speech Technologies, 2002.

  3. Lee, M., van Santen, J., Möbius, B. and Olive, J., "Formant tracking using segmental phonemic information,” Submitted to IEEE Trans. On Speech and Audio Processing, 2002.

  4. Zitouni, I., Olive, J., Iskra, D., Choukri, K., Emam, O., Gedge, O., Maragoudakis, E., Tropf, H., Moreno, A., Rodriguez, A., Heuft, B., Siemund, R., “Orientel: Speech-Based Interactive Communication Applications for the Mediterranean and the Middle East,” in Proc. ICSLP, 2002.

  5. Minkyu L., Lopresti, D., and Olive, J., “A Text-to-Speech Platform for Variable Length Optimal Unit Searching Using Perceptual Cost Functions,” in Proc.4 Speech Synthesis Workshopth 2001.

  6. Tsai A., Pargellis, A., Lee, C. and Olive, J., “Dialogue Session Management Using VoiceXML,” in Proc. EuroSpeech 2001, Aalborg, Denmark, 03 - 07 September 2001.

  7. Lee, M., van Santen, J., Möbius, B. and Olive, J., "Formant tracking using segmental phonemic information,” in Proc. of Eurospeech 99, Budapest, Hungary, 1999.

  8. Möbius, B., Sproat, R., van Santen, J., and Olive, J., “The Bell Labs German text-to-speech system: An overview,” in Proc. Eurospeech ‘97, volume 5, pages 2443-2446, Rhodes, Greece, 1997.

  9. Sproat, R., and Olive, J., “Text-to-speech synthesis,” AT&T Technical Journal, March/April 1995.

  10. Sproat, R., and J. Olive, “A modular architecture for multilingual text-to-speech,” in Proc. Second ESCA/IEEE Workshop on Speech Synthesis, pages 187-190, New Paltz, NY, 1994.

  11. Levinson, S., Olive, J., and Tschirgi, J., “ Speech synthesis in telecommunications,” IEEE Communications Magazine, pages 46-53, Nov. 1993.

  12. Olive J., “Mixed spectral representation - Formants and linear predictive coding (LPC),” J. Acoust. Soc. Am, 92(4, Pt. 1 and 1837-1840), 1992.

  13. Olive, J., Roe, D., and Tschirgi, J., “Speech processing systems that listen, too,” AT&T Technology, 6(4), 1991. 26-31.

  14. Van Santen, J. and Olive, J., “The analysis of contextual effects on segmental duration,” Computer Speech & Language, pages 359-390, 1990.

  15. Olive, J., “A new algorithm for a concatenative speech synthesis system using, an augmented acoustic inventory of speech sounds,” in Proc. Workshop on Speech Synthesis, Autrans, France, Sept. 1990.

  16. Olive, J. and Liberman, M., “Text to speech work at Bell Laboratories: An overview,” JASA, 1985.

  17. Pols, L. and Olive, J., “Intelligibility of consonant CVC utterances produced, by dyadic rule synthesis,” Speech Communications, 2:3-13, 1983.

  18. Olive, J., “Using digital signal processors for real-time synthesis of acoustic, signals,” JASA, 71S:S101, Apr 1982.

  19. Milenkovic, P. and Olive, J., “A pole sorting approach to separate the source and, vocal tract spectra,” JASA, 71S:S92, Apr 1982.

  20. Olive, J., “A real-time phonetic synthesizer,” A computer synthesis of a 7-minute paper, Nov 1981.

  21. Hanson, R. and Olive, J., “Real-time LPC analysis using digital signal processor, chips,” JASA, 69S:S18, May 1981.

  22. Olive, J., “A real-time phonetic synthesizer,” JASA, 69S:S83, May 1981.

  23. Olive, J., O'Connor-Dukes, K. and Liberman, M., “Intelligibility of consonants produced by dyadic, rule synthesis,” JASA, 68(S1):S18, 1980.

  24. Olive, J., “A scheme for concatenating units for speech synthesis,” In Proc. ICASSP, Apr 1980.

  25. Olive, J. and Liberman, M., “A set of concatenative units for speech synthesis,” JASA, 65(S1):S130, 1979.

  26. Olive, J. and Pols, L., “Consonant intelligibility of speech produced by, dyadic rule synthesis,” JASA, 66S:S23, Nov 1979.

  27. Denes, P., Liberman, M. and Olive, J., “Text-to-speech conversion by rule and a practical, application,” In Proc. 9th Int. Cong. Phonetic Sci., volume I, page 350, Copenhagen, Aug 1979.

  28. Olive, J., “Speech synthesis from phonemic input,” JASA, 64S:S163, Nov 1978.

  29. Liberman, M., Olive, J. and Zakovsky, P., “Studies of metric patterns,” JASA, 62(S1):S44, 1977.

  30. Olive, J., “Rule synthesis of speech from dyadic units,” In Proc. ICASSP, pages 568-570, Apr 1977.

  31. Olive, J., “Semiautomatic segmentation of speech for obtaining synthesis data,” JASA, 60S:S107, Nov 1976.

  32. Lehiste, I., Olive, J. and Streeter, L., “Role of duration in disambiguating syntactically, ambiguous sentences,” JASA, 60:1199-1202, Nov 1976.

  33. Olive, J., “Hardwired real-time LPC synthesizer,” JASA, 59S:S55, Apr 1976.

  34. Olive, J. and Spickenagel, N., “Speech resynthesis from phoneme-related parameters,” JASA, 59(4):993-996, Apr 1976.

  35. Olive, J., “Mar-ri-ia-a, An opera for computer voice, music, soprano, and chamber orchestra,” 1976. Composed with the aid of a 1974 NEA grant.

  36. Olive, J. and Macchi, M., “Automatic formant tracking of speech parameters, for parallel formant synthesis,” JASA, 58S:S23, Nov 1975.

  37. Olive, J., “Speech synthesis from transitions of adjacent, phonemes,” JASA, 58S:S22, Nov 1975.

  38. Lehiste, I., Olive, J. and Streeter, L., “Role of duration in disambiguating syntactically, ambiguous sentences,” JASA, 57S:S47, Apr 1975.

  39. Olive, J. and Spickenagel N., “Speech synthesis from phoneme related parameters,” JASA, 57S:S2, Apr 1975.

  40. Olive, J., “Fundamental frequency rules for the synthesis of, simple declarative English sentences,” JASA, 57(2):476-482, Feb 1975.

  41. Olive, J. and Nakatani L., “Rule-synthesis of speech by word concatenation: A, first step,” JASA, 55:660-666, 1974.

  42. Olive, J. and Dukes K., “Evaluation of synthetic speech,” JASA, 56S:S15, Nov 1974.

  43. Olive, J., “Speech synthesis by rule,” in Proc. Speech Commun. Sem., pages 255-260, Stockholm, Aug 1974.

  44. Olive, J. and Spickenagel, N., “Paragraph synthesis by word concatenation,” JASA, 54S:S115, 1973.

  45. Olive, J., “Pitch rules for the synthesis of simple declarative, English sentences,” JASA, 54S:S115, 1973.

  46. Olive, J., “Rule synthesis of simple English sentences,” JASA, 51S:553, Apr 1972.

  47. Olive, J. and Nakatani, L., “Quality judgment of spliced telephone numbers,” JASA, 49S:S69, Apr 1971.

  48. Olive, J., “Automatic formant tracking by a Newton-Raphson, technique,” JASA, 50(2):661-670, 1971.

  49. Olive, J., “Digit concatenation from simple rules,” JASA, 50S:550, 1971.

  50. Olive, J., “Automatic formant tracking by a Newton-Raphson technique,” JASA, 48S:S60, Nov 1970.

  51. Bernstein, L. and Olive, J., “Computers and the 16th century chanson, A pilot project, at the Univ. of Chicago,” Computers and the Humanities, 3:153-160, Jan 1969.

  52. Olive, J., “Analytic optimization in atomic SCF calculations,” Jour. Chem. Physics, 51:4340-4344, 1969.

  53. Cohen, H., Sibincic, Z. and Olive, J., “Accurate analytical SCF functions for atoms, VII: Several excited states of cu and cu+,” Physical Rev., 142(8), 1966.

  54. G. Malli and Olive, J.. Vector coupling coefficients for atomic self-consistent, field (SCF) calculation. Jour. Chem. Physics, 43(3):816-862, Aug 1965.



Department publications



A sampling of papers written under my management follows. Although I participated, either by suggesting a subject, commenting on research, or actual collaboration in the research, I suggested to the authors not to list my name among the authors.



  1. Kochanski G. and Shih, C., “Soft Templates for Prosody Mark-up,” submitted to Speech Communication.

  2. Kochanski G., Shih, C. and Jing, H., “Quantitative Measurement and Prediction of Prosodic Strength in Mandarin,” submitted to Speech Communication.

  3. Lee M., “Perceptual Cost Functions for Unit Searching in Large Corpus-based Concatenative Text-to-Speech,” in Proc. of Eurospeech 01, Aalborg, Denmark 2001.

  4. Shih, C., and Kochanski, G., “Prosody Control for Speaking and Singing Styles,” in Proc. of Eurospeech 01, 2001.

  5. Jannedy, S., and Tanenblatt, M., “Is it Live? Or is It a Machine? Making Text-to-Speech Sound More Human,” Speech Technology Magazine, July/August 2001

  6. Hu, J., Kashi, R., Lopresti, D. and Wilfong, G., “Table Structure Recognition and its Evaluation,” SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval VIII, 2001.

  7. Lopresti, D. and Wilfong, G., “Evaluating Document Analysis Results via Graph Probing,” Proc. of International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR) 2001.

  8. Hu, J., Kashi, R. and Wilfong, G., “Comparison and Classification of Documents Based on Layout Similarity,” Information Retrieval, Vol. 2, No. 2/3, pp. 227-243, 2000.

  9. Gu, W., Shih, C., and van Santen, “An Efficient Speaker Adaptation Method for TTS Duration Model,” in  Proc. of Eurospeech 99, 1999.

  10. van Santen, J. and D'Imperio, M., “Positional effects on stressed vowel duration in Standard Italian,”  International Conference of Phonetic Sciences 99, 1999.

  11. Maeda, K., Venditti J. and van Santen, J., “Modelling Japanese boundary pitch movements for speech synthesis,” Third ESCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis 98, 1998.

  12. Sproat, R. and van Santen, J., “Automatic Ambiguity Detection,” in Proc. of ICSLP 98, 1998.

  13. van Santen, J., Shih C. and Möbius, B., “Intonation,” in Multilingual Text-to-Speech Synthesis: The Bell Labs Approach, Sproat, R., editor, pages 141-189. Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1998.

  14. van Santen, J. “Timing,” in Multilingual Text-to-Speech Synthesis: The Bell Labs Approach, Sproat, R., editor, pages 115-140. Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1998.

  15. Chen, H., Hu, J. and Sproat, R., “E-mail Signature Block Analysis,” ICPR 98, 1998.

  16. Venditti, J. and van Santen, J., “Modelling segmental durations for Japanese text-to-speech synthesis,” in Proc. of Third ESCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis 98, 1998.

  17. Möbius, B., “Synthesizing German Intonation Contours”. In J. van Santen et al. (eds.), Progress in Speech Synthesis, (Springer, New York), 401-415, 1997.

  18. Shih, C., “Mandarin Third Tone Sandhi and Prosodic Structure,” in Studies in Chinese Phonology, Wang, J. and Smith, N.,  (eds), Mouton de Gruyter. 81-123, 1997.

  19. Shih C., Ao B., “Duration Study for the Bell Laboratories Mandarin Text-to-Speech System”. In J. van Santen, et. al. (eds.), Progress in Speech Synthesis, New York, Springer-Verlag, 382-399, 1997.

  20. Sproat, R., “Multilingual Text Analysis for Text-to-Speech Synthesis,” Natural Language Engineering, 2(4), 369-380, 1997.

  21. Jannedy S., Möbius B., “Name Pronunciation in German Text-to-Speech Synthesis,” 5th Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing, 49-56. ACL, 1997.

  22. Pavlova, E., Shih, C. and Sproat, R., “A Text-to-Speech System for Russian,” in Proc. of Eurospeech 97, 1997.

  23. van Santen, J., “Combinatorial issues in text-to-speech synthesis,” in Proc. of Eurospeech 97, 1997.

  24. van Santen, J. and Buchsbaum A., “Methods for optimal text selection,” in Proc. Eurospeech 97, 1997.

  25. van Son, R. and van Santen, J., “Modelling the interaction between factors affecting consonant duration,”  in Proc. of Eurospeech 97, 1997.

  26. Prieto P., Shih C. and Nibert H., “Pitch Downtrend in Spanish,” Journal of Phonetics 24(4), 1996.

  27. Sproat, R., “Multilingual Text Analysis for Text-to-Speech Synthesis,” in Proc. International Conference on Spoken Language, 1996.

  28. Sproat, R. and Shih, C., “A Corpus-Based Analysis of Mandarin Nominal Root Compounds,” Journal of East Asian Linguistics, 5, 49-71, 1996.

  29. Möbius, B. and van Santen, J., “Modelling Segmental Duration in German Text-to-Speech Synthesis,” in Proc. of ICSLP 96, 2395-2398, 1996.

  30. Buchsbaum, A. and van Santen, J., “Selecting training inputs via greedy rank covering ,” in Proc. 7th ACM-SIAM Symp. on Discrete Algorithms, pages 288-295, 1996.

  31. van Santen, J. and Buchsbaum, A., “Selecting Training Text via Greedy Rank Covering,” in Proc. 7th ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, 1996.

  32. Tzoukermann, E. and Radev, D., “Using word class for Part-of-speech disambiguation,”  Coling - SIGDAT Workshop, 1996.

  33. van Santen, J., “Segmental Duration and Speech Timing,” in Y. Sagisaka,  W.N. Campbell, N. Higuchi (Eds), Computing Prosody. New York: Springer, 1996.

  34. van Santen, J., “Computation of timing in text-to-speech synthesis,” in W. B. Kleijn and K. K. Paliwal, editors, Speech Coding and Synthesis, Elsevier, 1995.

  35. Prieto, P. and Shih, C., “Effects of Tonal Clash on Downstep H* Accents in Spanish,” in Proc. Eurospeech 95 , 1995.

  36. Shih, C., “Study of Vowel Variations for a Mandarin Speech Synthesizer,” in Proc. Eurospeech 95 , 1995.

  37. Tzoukermann E., “Issues in Text-to-Speech for French,” in Proc. of the 15th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: COLING, 1994.

  38. Prieto, P., van Santen, J. and Hirschberg, J., “Tonal alignment patterns in Spanish,” J. of Phonetics, 23, 1995.

  39. Ao, B., Shih, C. and Sproat, R., “A Corpus-Based Mandarin Text-to-Speech Synthesizer,” in Proc. International Conference on Spoken Language, 1771-1774, 1994.

  40. van Santen, J. and Hirschberg, J., “Segmental effects on timing and height of pitch contours”. In Proc. ICSLP 94, 1994.

  41. Ljolje, A., Hirschberg, J., and van Santen, J., “Automatic speech segmentation for concatenative inventory, selection,” in Proc. ESCA/IEEE Workshop on speech synthesis, 1994.

  42. Prieto, P., van Santen, J., and Hirschberg, J. “Patterns of FO peak placement in Mexican Spanish”. In Proc. ESCA/IEEE Workshop on Speech Synthesis, 1994.

  43. Prieto, P., and van Santen, J., “Secondary stress in Spanish: Some experimental evidence”. In Proc. Twenty-fourth Annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance, 1994

  44. van Santen, J., “Assignment of segmental duration in text-to-speech synthesis,” Computer Speech and Language , 8:95-128, 1994.

  45. van Santen, J., “Exploring N-way tables with Sums-of-Product models,” J. Mathematical Psychology , 37(3):327-371, 1993.

  46. van Santen, J., “Perceptual experiments for diagnostic testing of text-to-speech, systems,” Computer Speech & Language , 7:49-100, 1993.

  47. Roe, D., Moreno, P., Sproat, R., Pereira, F., Riley, M. and Macarroon, A., “A Spoken Language Translator for Restricted-Domain Context-Free Languages,” Speech Communication, 11, 1-9, 1992. 

  48. van Santen, J., “Deriving text-to-speech durations form natural speech,” in G. Bailly and C. Benoit, editors, Talking Machines: Theories, Models & Application . Elsevier, 1992.

  49. van Santen, J., “Contextual effects on vowel duration,” Speech Communication, 11(6):513-546, 1992.



Department Patents



  1. Kochanski, G, et. al., “Method and Apparatus for Text to Speech Processing Using Language Independent Prosody Markup.”

  2. Hu, J., et. al., “Evaluating the Performance of Table Processing Algorithms.”

  3. Lopresti, D. and Wilfong , G., “Cross-Domain Searching Using Handwritten Queries.”

  4. Lopresti, D. and Wilfong , G., “Evaluating Document Analysis Results via Graph Probing.”

  5. Hu, J., et. al., “Why Table Ground-Truthing is Hard.”



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