By BRIAN MAK
Four speech and language researchers were honored with awards at ICASSP 2008. Read about their accomplishments here.
Explores New Features
By LIN-SHAN LEE
The organizers of ICASSP 2009 are considering two new features at next year's conference in Taipei. We describe how Overview Talk Sessions and Thematic Symposia will enhance the ICASSP experience.
Language Recognition Evaluation
By SATANJEEV BANERJEE
In the fall of 2007, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ran the 4th Language Recognition Evaluation to evaluate the current state of the art in automatically detecting the language being spoken in a short audio snippet.
New Handbook of Speech
By M. MOHAN SONDHI
A new Handbook of Speech Processing has been recently published by Springer. It targets graduate students, professors and active researchers, as well as engineers in industry who need to understand or implement some specific algorithms.