Advances in Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages

Third International Conference, IberSPEECH 2016, Lisbon, Portugal, November 23-25, 2016, Proceedings

  • Alberto Abad
  • Alfonso Ortega
  • António  Teixeira
  • Carmen García Mateo
  • Carlos D. Martínez Hinarejos
  • Fernando Perdigão
  • Fernando Batista
  • Nuno Mamede
Conference proceedings IberSPEECH 2016

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49169-1

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10077)

Table of contents (27 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Speech Production, Analysis, Coding and Synthesis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. A Dynamic FEC for Improved Robustness of CELP-Based Codec
      Nadir Benamirouche, Bachir Boudraa, Angel M. Gomez, José L. Pérez-Córdoba, Iván López-Espejo
      Pages 14-23
    3. Objective Comparison of Four GMM-Based Methods for PMA-to-Speech Conversion
      Daniel Erro, Inma Hernaez, Luis Serrano, Ibon Saratxaga, Eva Navas
      Pages 24-32
    4. Adding Singing Capabilities to Unit Selection TTS Through HNM-Based Conversion
      Marc Freixes, Joan Claudi Socoró, Francesc Alías
      Pages 33-43
    5. Language-Independent Acoustic Cloning of HTS Voices: An Objective Evaluation
      Carmen Magariños, Daniel Erro, Paula Lopez-Otero, Eduardo R. Banga
      Pages 54-63
    6. Prosodic Break Prediction with RNNs
      Santiago Pascual, Antonio Bonafonte
      Pages 64-72
    7. Surgery of Speech Synthesis Models to Overcome the Scarcity of Training Data
      Arnaud Pierard, D. Erro, I. Hernaez, E. Navas, Thierry Dutoit
      Pages 73-83
  3. Automatic Speech Recognition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. An Analysis of Deep Neural Networks in Broad Phonetic Classes for Noisy Speech Recognition
      F. de-la-Calle-Silos, A. Gallardo-Antolín, C. Peláez-Moreno
      Pages 87-96
    3. Automatic Speech Recognition with Deep Neural Networks for Impaired Speech
      Cristina España-Bonet, José A. R. Fonollosa
      Pages 97-107
    4. Detection of Publicity Mentions in Broadcast Radio: Preliminary Results
      María Pilar Fernández-Gallego, Álvaro Mesa-Castellanos, Alicia Lozano-Díez, Doroteo T. Toledano
      Pages 108-116
    5. Deep Neural Network-Based Noise Estimation for Robust ASR in Dual-Microphone Smartphones
      Iván López-Espejo, Antonio M. Peinado, Angel M. Gomez, Juan M. Martín-Doñas
      Pages 117-127
    6. Better Phoneme Recognisers Lead to Better Phoneme Posteriorgrams for Search on Speech? An Experimental Analysis
      Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen Garcia-Mateo
      Pages 128-137
    7. Crowdsourced Video Subtitling with Adaptation Based on User-Corrected Lattices
      João Miranda, Ramón F. Astudillo, Ângela Costa, André Silva, Hugo Silva, João Graça et al.
      Pages 138-147
  4. Paralinguistic Speaker Trait Characterization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Acoustic Analysis of Anomalous Use of Prosodic Features in a Corpus of People with Intellectual Disability
      Mario Corrales-Astorgano, David Escudero-Mancebo, César González-Ferreras
      Pages 151-161
    3. Detecting Psychological Distress in Adults Through Transcriptions of Clinical Interviews
      Joana Correia, Isabel Trancoso, Bhiksha Raj
      Pages 162-171

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the IberSPEECH 2016 Conference, held in Lisbon, Portugal, in November 2016. The 27 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 48 submissions.

The selected articles in this volume are organized into four different topics:
  • Speech Production, Analysis, Coding and Synthesis;
  • Automatic Speech Recognition;
  • Paralinguistic Speaker Trait Characterization;
  • Speech and Language Technologies in Different Application Fields


automatic speech recognition deep neural network multilingual synthesis neural networks text to speech

Editors and affiliations

  • Alberto Abad
    • 1
  • Alfonso Ortega
    • 2
  • António  Teixeira
    • 3
  • Carmen García Mateo
    • 4
  • Carlos D. Martínez Hinarejos
    • 5
  • Fernando Perdigão
    • 6
  • Fernando Batista
    • 7
  • Nuno Mamede
    • 8
  1. 1.INESC-ID/ISTUniversidade de LisboaLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.I3A/University of ZaragozaZaragozaSpain
  3. 3.DETI/IEETAUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal
  4. 4.AtlantTIC Research CenterUniversidad de VigoVigoSpain
  5. 5.Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain
  6. 6.University of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  7. 7.INESC-ID/ISCTE-IULLisbonPortugal
  8. 8.INESC-ID/ISTUniversidade de LisboaLisbonPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-49168-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-49169-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349