ALADIN

Assistive Voice Control for
People with Physical Disabilities
Publications

Huyghe, J., Derboven, J., Geerts, D. and De Grooff, D. ALADIN: Adaptive Speech Interaction for People with Disabilities. Presented at Designing Speech and Language Interactions Workshop, CHI 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014

Yang Sun, Jort F. Gemmeke, Bert Cranen, Louis ten Bosch and Lou Boves. Fusion of parametric and non-parametric approaches to noise-robust ASR. Speech Communication, volume 56, No. 0, pages 49-62, 2014. 

Bert Van Den Broeck, Lode Vuegen, Peter Karsmakers, Bart Vanrumste, Hugo Van hamme and Marc Moonen. Footstep localization based on in-home microphone-array signals. In Proc. 12th European AAATE Conference, 2013.

Bert Van Den Broeck, Lode Vuegen, Gert Dekkers, Hugo Van hamme, Marc Moonen, Bart Vanrumste and Peter Karsmakers. Footstep localization by acoustic signals. In National Day on Biomedical Engineering, Brussels, Belgium, 2013.

Lize Broekx, Katrien Dreesen, Jort F. Gemmeke and Hugo Van hamme. Comparing and combining classifiers for self-taught vocal interfaces. In Proc. Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT), pages 21-28, 2013.

Lize Broekx. One-shot learning. In Masterthesis, KU Leuven, 2013.

Gert Dekkers. Twee dimensionale audiobronlokalisatie door middel van een akoestisch sensornetwerk. In Masterthesis, KHKempen University college, 2013.

Katrien Dreesen. One-shot learning. In Masterthesis, KU Leuven, 2013.

Jürgen Geiger, Felix Weninger, Antti Hurmalainen, Jort Gemmeke, Martin Wöllmer, Björn Schuller, Gerhard Rigoll and Tuomas Virtanen. The TUM+TUT+KUL Approach to the CHiME Challenge 2013: Multi-Stream ASR Exploiting BLSTM Networks and Sparse NMF. In 2nd International Workshop on Machine Listening in Multisource Environments, pages 25-30, 2013.

Tim Gilis. Synchronisatie van een draadloos audiosensor netwerk. In Masterthesis, KHKempen University college, 2013.

Antti Hurmalainen, Jort F. Gemmeke and Tuomas Virtanen. Compact long context spectral factorisation models for noise robust recognition of medium vocabulary speech. In 2nd International Workshop on Machine Listening in Multisource Environments, pages 13-18, 2013.

Jort F. Gemmeke, Bart Ons, Netsanet Tessema, Hugo Van hamme, Janneke van de Loo, Guy De Pauw, Walter Daelemans, Jonathan Huyghe, Jan Derboven, Lode Vuegen, Bert Van Den Broeck, Peter Karsmakers and Bart Vanrumste. Self-taught assistive vocal interfaces: An overview of the ALADIN project. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, pages 2038-2043, 2013.

Jort F. Gemmeke. Resolving sparse representation model mismatches through linear transforms. In Proc. SPARS 2013, page 1, 2013.

Jort F. Gemmeke, Lode Vuegen, Peter Karsmakers, Bart Vanrumste and Hugo Van hamme. An Exemplar-Based NMF Approach to Audio Event Detection. In Proc. Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), pages 1-4, 2013.

Jort F. Gemmeke, Antti Hurmalainen and Tuomas Virtanen. HMM-regularization for NMF-based noise robust ASR. In 2nd International Workshop on Machine Listening in Multisource Environments, pages 47-52, 2013.

Jort F. Gemmeke, Tuomas Virtanen and Kris Demuynck. Exemplar-based joint channel and noise compensation. In Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pages 868-872, 2013.

Heikki Kallasjoki, Jort F. Gemmeke and Kalle J. Palomäki. Estimating Uncertainty to Improve Exemplar-Based Feature Enhancement for Noise Robust Speech Recognition. accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language processing, 2013.

Bart Ons, Jort F. Gemmeke and Hugo Van Hamme. NMF-based keyword learning from scarce data. In Proc. Automatic speech recognition and understanding Workshop, pages 1-6, 2013.

Bart Ons, Netsanet Tessema, Janneke van de Loo, Jort F. Gemmeke, Guy De Pauw, Walter Daelemans and Hugo Van Hamme. A Self Learning Vocal Interface for Speech-impaired Users. In Proc. Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT), pages 73-81, 2013.

Jens Reynders. Automatische audio-gebaseerde herkenning van menselijke activiteiten in een thuissituatie. In Masterthesis, KHKempen University college, 2013.

Tuomas Virtanen, Jort F. Gemmeke, Bhiksha Raj and Paris Smaragdis. Compositional models for audio processing. accepted for publication in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2013.

Tuomas Virtanen, Jort F. Gemmeke and Bhiksha Raj. Active-Set Newton Algorithm for Overcomplete Non-Negative Representations of Audio. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language processing, volume 21, No. 11, pages 2277-2289, 2013.

Lode Vuegen, Bert Van Den Broeck, Peter Karsmakers, Jort F. Gemmeke, Hugo Van Hamme and Bart Vanrumste. An MFCC-GMM approach for event detection and classification. In AASP 2013 Challenge: Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events, 2013.

Lode Vuegen, Bert Van Den Broeck, Peter Karsmakers, Hugo Van Hamme and Bart Vanrumste. Automatic Monitoring of Activities of Daily Living based on Real-life Acoustic Sensor Data: a preliminary study. In Proc. Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT), 2013.

Emre Yilmaz, Jort F. Gemmeke and Hugo Van Hamme. Noise-robust automatic speech recognition with exemplar-based sparse representations using multiple length adaptive dictionaries. In 2nd International Workshop on Machine Listening in Multisource Environments, pages 39-43, 2013.

Emre Yilmaz, Jort F. Gemmeke and Hugo Van Hamme. Exemplar selection techniques for sparse representations of speech using multiple dictionaries. In Proc. EUSIPCO, pages 1-4, 2013.

Emre Yilmaz, Jort F. Gemmeke and Hugo Van Hamme. Embedding time warping in exemplar-based sparse representations of speech. In Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pages 8076-8080, 2013.

Stijn Berkvens. Ontwerp van een grafische domotica interface: ontwikkeling in Microsoft Expression Blend. In Bachelor thesis, KHKempen University college, 2012.

Wesley Cotteleer. The self-learning vocal interface. In Masterthesis, KU Leuven, 2012.

Joris Driesen and Hugo Van Hamme. Supervised input space scaling for non-negative matrix factorization. Signal Processing, volume 92, No. 8, pages 1864-1874, 2012.

Antti Hurmalainen, Jort F. Gemmeke and Tuomas Virtanen. Modelling Non-stationary Noise with Spectral Factorisation in Automatic Speech Recognition. Computer Speech & Language, 2012.

Antti Hurmalainen, Jort F. Gemmeke and Tuomas Virtanen. Detection and recognition of multi-speaker speech from continuous noisy mixtures using spectral factorisation. In Proc. EUSIPCO, 2012.

Jort F. Gemmeke and Hugo Van Hamme. Advances in noise robust digit recognition using hybrid exemplar-based techniques. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2012.

Jort F. Gemmeke, J. van de Loo, G. De Pauw, J. Driesen, H. Van Hamme and W. Daelemans. A Self-Learning Assistive Vocal Interface Based on Vocabulary Learning and Grammar Induction. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2012.

Jort F. Gemmeke and Ulpu Remes. Missing-data techniques: Feature reconstruction. In Tuomas Virtanen, Rita Singh and Bhiksha Raj, editors, Techniques for Noise Robustness in Automatic Speech Recognition, Wiley. 2012.
Sami Keronen, Heikki Kallasjoki, Ulpu Remes, Guy J Brown, Jort F. Gemmeke and Kalle J. Palomäki. Mask estimation and imputation methods for missing data speech recognition in a multisource reverberant environment. Computer Speech & Language
, 2012.

Bart Ons, Jort F. Gemmeke and Hugo Van Hamme. Label noise robustness and learning speed in a self-learning vocal user interface. In IWSDS, 2012.

Yang Sun, Mathew M. Doss, Jort F. Gemmeke, Bert Cranen, Louis ten Bosch and Lou Boves. Combination of Sparse Classification and Multiple Layer Perceptron for Noise-robust ASR. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2012.

Yang Sun, Bert Cranen, Jort F. Gemmeke, Lou Boves, Louis ten Bosch and Mathew M. Doss. Using Sparse Classification Outputs as Feature Observations for Noise-robust ASR. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2012.

Tara N. Sainath, Bhuvana Ramabhadran, David Nahamoo, Dimitri Kanevsky, Dirk Van Compernolle, Kris Demuynck, Jort F. Gemmeke, Jerome R. Bellegarda and Shiva Sundaram. Exemplar-Based Processing for Speech Recognition. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2012.

J. van de Loo, G. De Pauw, Jort F. Gemmeke, P. Karsmakers, B. Van Den Broeck, W. Daelemans and H. Van Hamme. Towards Shallow Grammar Induction for an Adaptive Assistive Vocal Interface: a Concept Tagging Approach. In Proc. of the workshop on Natural Language Processing for Improving Textual Accessibility (NLP4ITA), pages 27-34, Istanbul, Turkey, ELRA. 2012.

J. van de Loo, Jort F. Gemmeke, G. De Pauw, J. Driesen, H. Van Hamme and W. Daelemans. Towards a Self-Learning Assistive Vocal Interface: Vocabulary and Grammar Learning. In Proc. of the workshop Speech and Multimodal Interaction in Assistive Environments (SMIAE), 2012.

Thomas Vandijk. Synchrone audio acquisitie: hardware en software ontwerp. In Bachelor thesis, KHKempen University college, 2012.

Mathijs Verstraete, Jan Derboven, Jort F. Gemmeke, P. Karsmakers, B. Van Den Broeck and H. Van Hamme. The design of voice controlled assistive technology for people with physical disabilities. In Language Technology in Pervasive Computing (LTPC), 2012.

Lode Vuegen. Vergelijkende studie van geluidsherkenningsalgoritmen. In Masterthesis, KHKempen University college, 2012.

Emre Yilmaz, Jort F. Gemmeke, Dirk Van Compernolle and Hugo Van Hamme. Noise-robust digit recognition with exemplar-based sparse representations of variable length. In MLSP, 2012.

J. Driesen, J. F. Gemmeke and H. Van Hamme. Data-driven Speech Representations for NMF-based Word Learning. In Proceedings of the workshop on Statistical and Perceptual Audition, Portland, OR, USA, September, 2012.

J. Driesen and H. Van Hamme. Fast Word Acquisition in an NMF-based Learning Framework. In Proc. ICASSP, pages 5137-5140, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

J. Driesen, J. F. Gemmeke and H. Van Hamme. Weakly Supervised Keyword Learning Using Sparse Representations of Speech. In Proc. ICASSP, pages 5145-5148, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

Hugo Van Hamme. An on-line NMF model for temporal pattern learning. Theory with Application to Automatic Speech Recognition. In Proc. International Conference on Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation (LVA/ICA), page accepted, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 2012. 8 pages.

Felix Weninger, Martin Wöllmer, Jürgen Geiger, Björn Schuller, Jort F. Gemmeke, Antti Hurmalainen, Tuomas Virtanen and Gerhard Rigoll. Non-negative matrix factorization for highly noise-robust ASR: to enhance or to recognize. In Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

B. Van Den Broeck. Beamforming and noise reduction for speech recognition applications. In Masterthesis awarded by the Vlaamse Ingenieurskamer, 2011.

Heyun Huang, Louis ten Bosch, Jort Gemmeke, Bert Cranen and Lou Boves. Exploiting local and global structures for timit phone classification. In Proc. EUSIPCO, pages 1485--1489, 2011.

Antti Hurmalainen, Katariina Mahkonen, Jort F. Gemmeke and Tuomas Virtanen. Exemplar-based Recognition of Speech in Highly Variable Noise. In International Workshop on Machine Listening in Multisource Environments, 2011.

Jort F. Gemmeke and Hugo Van Hamme. An Hierarchical Exemplar-based Sparse Model of Speech, with an Application to ASR. In Automatic speech recognition and understanding Workshop, 2011.

Jort F. Gemmeke, Tuomas Virtanen and Antti Hurmalainen. Exemplar-based speech enhancement and its application to noise-robust automatic speech recognition. In International Workshop on Machine Listening in Multisource Environments, 2011.

Jort F. Gemmeke, Antti Hurmalainen, Tuomas Virtanen and Yang Sun. Toward a practical implementation of exemplar-based noise robust ASR. In Proc. EUSIPCO, pages 1490--1494, 2011.

Heikki Kallasjoki, Sami Keronen, Guy J. Brown, Jort F. Gemmeke, Ulpu Remes and Kalle J. Palomäki. Mask estimation and sparse imputation for missing data speech recognition in multisource reverberant environments. In International Workshop on Machine Listening in Multisource Environments, 2011.

Yang Sun, Jort F. Gemmeke, Bert Cranen, Louis ten Bosch and Lou Boves. Early fusion of sparse classification and GMM for noise robust ASR. In Proc. EUSIPCO, pages 1495--1499, 2011.

Heyun Huang, Yang Liu, Jort Gemmeke, Louis ten Bosch, Bert Cranen and Lou Boves. Globality-Locality Consistent Discriminant Analysis for Phone Classification. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, Firenze, Italy, August 2011.

Heikki Kallasjoki, Ulpu Remes, Jort F. Gemmeke, Tuomas Virtanen and Kalle J. Palomäki. Uncertainty measures for improving exemplar-based source separation. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, Firenze, Italy, August 2011.

Katariina Mahkonen, Antti Hurmalainen, Tuomas Virtanen and Jort F. Gemmeke. Mapping Sparse Representation to State Likelihoods in Noise-Robust Automatic Speech Recognition. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, Firenze, Italy, August 2011.

Yang Sun, Jort F. Gemmeke, Bert Cranen, Louis ten Bosch and Lou Boves. Improvements of a dual-input DBN for noise robust ASR. In Proc. INTERSPEECH, Firenze, Italy, August 2011.

Jort F. Gemmeke. Efficient sparse representation based classification using hierarchically structured dictionaries. In Proc. SPARS 2011, Edinburgh, UK, June 27-30 2011.

Hugo Van Hamme. On the relation between perceptrons and non-negative matrix factorization. In SPARS 2011 Workshop : Signal Processing with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations, Edinburgh, UK, June 2011.

B. Van Den Broeck, P. Karsmakers, K. Demuynck, H. Van Hamme and B. Vanrumste. Automated vocal assistant: distant microphone preprocessing. In Proceedings of the Annual IEEE EMBS Benelux Symposium, 2011.

B. Van Den Broeck, A. Bertrand, P. Karsmakers, H. Van Hamme, B. Vanrumste and M. Moonen. Time-domain generalized cross correlation phase transform sound source localization for small microphone arrays. In Proc. EDERC 2012, pages 76-80, 2012.

L. Vuegen, P. Karsmakers, H. Van Hamme and B. Vanrumste. Ultrasound based automatic home observation. In accepted for: BME 2013, 2013.

M. van Zaanen and Janneke van de Loo. Learning Interpretations Using Sequence Classification. In J. Heinz, C. de la Higuera and T. Oates, editors, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Grammatical Inference, pages 220-223, Washington DC, USA, JMLR. 2012.

Janneke van de Loo, Guy De Pauw and Walter Daelemans. Grammar induction for assistive domestic vocal interfaces. In ATILA, Antwerpen, Belgium, December 2011.

Janneke van de Loo, Guy De Pauw, Jort Gemmeke, Peter Karsmakers, Bert van den Broeck, Walter Daelemans and Hugo Van Hamme. ALADIN: de ontwikkeling van zelflerende, spraakgestuurde bedieningsinterfaces voor mensen met een motorische beperking. In De dag van de Fonetiek, Utrecht, Nederland, 15 december, 2011.

Janneke Van de Loo, Guy De Pauw, Jort F. Gemmeke, Peter Karsmakers, Bert Van Den Broeck, Walter Daelemans and Hugo Van Hamme. Grammar induction for assistive domestic vocal interfaces. In the 22nd Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN22), Tilburg, The Netherlands, 20/01/2012 2012.