The Speech Processing Courses in Crete (SPCC) are targeting to teach graduate students and researchers the latest advancements of speech processing covering theory, hands on, and
establishing contacts between the academics and industry. The school will provide the chance to students and professionals to meet world leaders in speech technology, exchanging ideas,
sharing experiences and vision.
The Summer School is organized by the University of Crete, Greece. It is also sponsored by Toshiba, Google, National Institute of Informatics, and IBM. We thank our sponsors for their support.
For 2015, the school topic is: From Diphones to Modern Speech Synthesis EnginesThe topic includes:
- Speech Signal Modelling and Modifications
- Acoustic Modelling: HMM, LDM, DNN
- Approaches: Diphones, Unit Selection, Statistical, Hybrid
- Listening Context Aware speech synthesis systems
Registration InfoStudents: €300, Non-students: €450, to cover lunches, coffee breaks, banquet, school materials, bus transfer between city and campus. Limited number of places for highly motivated researchers and students, so reserve your position soon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
AwardsParticipants, if they wish, are expected to present their work as a poster, during 1 hour in each day (at the mid of each school day). Theory will be followed by hands on sessions while speech synthesis systems will be demonstrated by the lecturers during the last day of the school.
- There will be an award for the best student poster which will be announced during the last day (closing ceremony).