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news


Journal paper “Toward a Needs-Based Architecture for `Intelligent' Communicative Agents: Speaking with Intention” published on Frontiers in Robotics and AI.


Journal paper on “Unsupervised crosslingual adaptation of tokenisers for spoken language recognition” published on Computer Speech & Language.

 


Research Associate at the University of Sheffield in the MINI group and the SpandH Group of the Department of Computer Science.



research topics


  1. Bulletspeech technologies

  2. Bulletexpressive and adaptive Text-To-Speech synthesis

  3. Bulletmultilingual Automatic-Speech-Recogniser modelling

  4. BulletComputer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and Computer-Aided Pronunciation Training (CAPT)

  5. Bulletclinical applications for speech technology and speech recognition in adverse conditions


current projects


  1. BullethomeService, as part of NST, in collaboration with Heidi Christensen,

  2. BulletLanguage learning for Dutch Speakers of English, P.I. Thomas Hain,

  3. BulletSurvey on speaker identification techniques, P.I. Thomas Hain,

  4. BulletPhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Roger K. Moore.


contacts


email:       m.nicolao [at] sheffield.ac.uk

phone:     +44 (0) 114 22 21878

address:  SpandH Group

                The Department of Computer Science

                Regent Court, 211 Portobello

                Sheffield, S1 4DP, UK

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