Publications

2017

I. Lapidot, A. Shoa, T. Furmanov, L. Aminov, A. Moyal, J.-F. Bonastre "Generalized Viterbi-based models for time - series segmentation and clustering applied to speaker diariztion" Computer Speech & Language Volume 45, September 2017.

 

2016

I. Lapidot and I. Salmun, “ ACLP SRE 2016 report,” NIST SRE 2016 Workshop, San-Diego, USA, December 2016.

T. Levy, and I. Lapidot, “Selective GMM EM for Telephone Diarization,” 2016 International Conference on the Science of Electrical Engineering – ICSEE, November 16-18, 2016, Eilat, Israel.
 
I. Salmun, I. Opher, and I. Lapidot, “Improvements to PLDA i-vector Scoring for Short Segments,” 2016 International Conference on the Science of Electrical Engineering – ICSEE, November 16-18, 2016, Eilat, Israel.
 
I. Lapidot and J.-F. Bonastre, “Integration of LDA into speaker diarization system,” 2012 IEEE 28th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, November 14-17, 2012, Eilat, Israel.

I. Lapidot and J.-F. Bonastre, “On the importance of efficient transition modeling for speaker diarization,” Interspeech’16, September 8-12, 2016, San-Froncisco, USA.

A. J. Bekker, I. Opher, I. Lapidot, and J. Goldberge, “Intra-cluster training strategy for deep learning with applications to language identification,” 2016 IEEE 26th International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), September 13-16, 2016, Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, Italy

I. Salmun, I. Opher, I. Lapidot, “On the Use of PLDA i-vector Scoring for Clustering Short Segments,” Speaker Odyssey 2016, June 21-24, Bilbao, Spain.

 

2015

M. Ajili, J.-F. Bonastre, S. Rossato, J. Kahn, and I. Lapidot, “Homogeneity Measure for Forensic Voice Comparison: A Step Forward Reliability,” in Pattern Recognition, Image Analysis, Computer Vision, and Applications, pp. 135-142, 2015, Springer International Publishing.

I. Shapiro, N. Rabin, I. Opher, and I. Lapidot, “Clustering short push-to-talk segments,” Interspeech’15, September 6-10, 2015, Dresden, Germany.
 
M. Ajili, J.-F. Bonastre, S. Rossato, J. Kahn, I. Lapidot, “An information theory based data-homogeneity measure for voice comparison,” Interspeech’15, September 6-10, 2015, Dresden, Germany.
 
Tetariy E., Bar-Yosef Y., Silber-Varod V., Gishri M., Alon-Lavi R., Aharonson V.,Opher I, Moyal A. Cross-language phoneme mapping for phonetic search keyword spotting in continuous speech of under-resourced languages. Artificial Intelligence Research, Vol 4, No. 2. 
 
 
2014
 
I. Lapidot, L. Aminov, T. Furmanov, and A. Moyal “Speaker Diarization in Commercial Calls,“ Speech Processin Conference, July 7-8, 2014, Afeka Tel-Aviv, Israel.
 
I. Lapidot, J.-F. Bonastre, and S. Bengio, “Telephone Conversation Speaker Diarization Using Mealy-HMMs,” Speaker Odyssey 2014, June 16-19, Finland.
 
T. Furmanov, L. Aminov, A. Moyal, and I. Lapidot, “Randomization Effect on Iterative-Based Speaker Diarization System for Telephone Conversations,“ IEEE 28th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, 2014, Eilat, Israel.
 
Tetariy E., Lotner N., Gishri M. & Moyal A (2014). “A Hybrid Keyword Spotting Approach Combining LVCSR and Phonetic Search.” In Proceedings 2014 Speech Processing Conference, Tel-Aviv, Israel July 7-8, 2014.

T. Furmanov, L. Aminov, A. Moyal, and I. Lapidot, “Mahalanobis Based Emission Model for Speaker Diarization of Telephone Conversations,“ IEEE 28th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, 2014, Eilat, Israel.

Tetariy E., Lotner N., Gishri M. & Moyal A., "Open Keyword Spotting 2014 Evaluation,” OpenKWS2014 Workshop, Washington, July 8, 2014

 

2013

Moyal A. (2013). “Key-Word Spotting Methods for Searching Large Speech Databases,” SpeechTEK 2013, New-York, August 19, 2013
 
Gishri M., Lotner N., Moyal A and Tetary E., "ACLP Approach and Performance in OpenKWS2013,” OpenKWS2013 Workshop, Washington, July 17, 2013
 
Moyal A., Aharonson V., Tetariy E. & Gishri M., "Phonetic Search Methods for Large Speech Databases." Springer, 2013.
 
Bar-Yosef Y., Aloni-Lavi R., Opher I., Tetariy E., Dudy S., Silber-Varod V., Aharonson V. & Moyal A (2012). "Phonetic-Search in a New Target Language using Multi-language Indexing and Phonetic Mappings." In Proceedings 2013 Speech Processing Conference, Tel-Aviv, Israel July 1-2, 2013.
 
Latin M., Silber-Varod V. and Moyal A. (2013). “The Hebrew Phoneme Set – A Project that Starts with One Hundred Million Words Targeting 31 Phonemes,” The 29th Meeting of The Israeli Linguist Society, Tsfat, Israel, Feb. 4, 2013.

 

2012

I. Lapidot, “Initial conditions for telephone conversations diarization system,” 2012 IEEE 27th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, November 14-17, 2012, Eilat, Israel.
 
Levy T., Silber-Varod V. & Moyal A., “The Effect of Pitch, Intensity and Pause Duration in Punctuation Detection,” IEEE 27-th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel IEEEI 2012, Novermber 14-17, 2012, Eilat, Israel.

Lotner N., Tetariy E., Silber-Varod V., Aharonson V., Moyal A., Bar-Yosef Y., Opher I. & Aloni-Lavi R.,  “Cross-Language Phoneme Recognition for Under-Resourced Languages”, IEEE 27-th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel IEEEI 2012, November 14-17, 2012, Eilat, Israel. (presentation).  

Bar-Yosef Y., Aloni-Lavi R., Opher I., Lotner N., Tetariy E., Silber-Varod V., Aharonson V. & Moyal A., “Automatic Learning of Phonetic Mappings for Cross-Language Phonetic-Search in Keyword Spotting”, IEEE 27-th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel IEEEI 2012, November 14-17, 2012, Eilat, Israel. 

Levy T., Silber-Varod V. & Moyal A., “Automatic Speech Punctuation Using Prosodic Cues,” Acoustics and Audio 2012, September 13, 2012, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.  (abstract).
 
Tetariy E., Gishri M., Aharonson V. & Moyal A., "An Efficient Lattice-based Phonetic Search Method for Accelerating Keyword Spotting in Large Speech Databases". International Journal of Speech Technology. 2012. 10.1007/s10772-012-9171-3.
 
Bar-Yosef Y., Aloni-Lavi R., Opher I., Lotner N., Tetariy E., Silber-Varod V., Aharonson V. & Moyal A., "Cross-Language Phonetic-Search for Keyword Spotting." Paper presented at the 2012 Speech Processing Conference, Tel-Aviv, Israel June 19-20, 2012.

Lotner N., Gishri M., Aharonson V. & Moyal A.,  "A Multi-Stage Spoken Dialogue Question-Answering (QA) System." Presented at the 2012 Speech Processing Conference, Tel-Aviv, Israel June 19-20, 2012.  
 
Aharonson E., Aharonson V., Porat T. & Silber-Varod V., "The Perceptual Effect of Prosody in Voice-activated System Responses". Paper presented at the 2012 Speech Processing Conference, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 19-20, 2012.
 
Moyal A. (2012) "Speech Processing Technologies and NUI" Paper Presented at What's Natural about NUI? - Naturalizing the Digital Microsoft Workshop, Herzeliya, Israel  April 18, 2012. (presentation), (video)

 

2011

Avargel Y., Bakish T., Dekel A., Horovitz g., Kurtz Y. and Moyal A. (2011). “Robust Speech Recognition Using an Auxiliary Laser-Doppler vibrometer Sensor.", Paper presented at Speech Processing Conference 2011, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 21-22, 2011. 
 
Arel I., Bernat S., Slonim T., Moyal  A., Li B.  &  Sim K. C., “Acoustic Spatiotemporal Modeling using Deep Machine Learning for Robust Phoneme Recognition.", Paper presented at Speech Processing Conference 2011, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 21-22, 2011.

B. Har-Lev, E. Tetariy, V. Aharonson and A. Moyal (2011) "Voicemail Transcription - Computational Complexity Reduction”.Presented at Speech Processing Conference 2011, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 22, 2011.

Lotner N., Gishri M.,  Shechnik D.,  Moyal A. & Aharonson V., “Applying Natural Speech to Domain-Specific Human-Machine Dialogue.” Paper presented at Speech Processing Conference 2011, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 21-22, 2011.
 
Aharonson E. & Aharonson V., "Multimodal Interfaces for Mirco User Actions," paper presented at Speech Processing Conference 2011, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 21-22, 2011.

May-June 2012 Israel Defense Tech 
"Teaching the Machines to Understand Human Speech" (Hebrew)
 
Moyal A. (2011). "Speech Recognition – The Underlying Technology." SpeechTEK Europe, London, May 2011 (Invited Speaker).

 

2010

Silber-Varod V. & Gishri M., “Linguistic Aspects of Lexicon Compilation for Transcription of Spontaneous Voice Messages.” Presented at Speech Processing Day 2010, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 8, 2010. 
 
Har-Lev B., “An Efficient Distance Measure for Comparing Phoneme Sequences.” Presented at Speech Processing Day 2010, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 8, 2010.
 
Shechnik D., “Approaches in Very Large Vocabulary Continues Speech Recognition.” Presented at Speech Processing Day 2010, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 8, 2010.
 
Tetariy, E., “Creating Word Hypotheses Using Anchors.” Presented at Speech Processing Day 2010, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 8, 2010.
 
Moyal A., "Efficient Algorithm for Transcription of Spontaneous Speech." In the proceedings of SpeechTEK Europe, London, May 26-27, 2010. (abstract)(presentation)
 
Gishri M., Silber-Varod V. & Moyal A., .“Lexicon design for Transcription of Spontaneous Voice Messages”. Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10), Valetta, Malta, May 19-21, 2010. 
 
Har-Lev B., Aharonson V. & Moyal A., "An Efficient Phoneme Distance Measure Using a Lexical Tree." Paper presented at IEEE 26-Th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Eilat, Israel, December 2010. 
 
Shechnik D. & Moyal A., "An Efficient Vocabulary Reduction Algorithm for a Very Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition Engine.” Paper presented at IEEE 26-Th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Eilat, Israel, December 2010. 
 
Tetariy E., Aharonson V. & Moyal A., "Phonetic Search Using Anchor-Based Algorithm" Paper presented at IEEE 26-Th Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Eilat, Israel, December 2010.

 

2009

Moyal A., "Speech as an Interface." Presented at the 140 Character Conference, Tel-Aviv, Dec. 6, 2009 (Invited Speaker). (video)
 
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