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List of publications

2017
Stefan-Adrian Toma, Adriana Stan, Mihai-Lica Pura, Traian Barsan, "MaRePhoR - An Open Access Machine-Readable Phonetic Dictionary for Romanian", In Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Speech Technology and Human-Computer Dialogue (SpeD), Bucharest, Romania, 2017. [bib] [pdf]
Adriana Stan, Florina Dinescu, Cristina Tiple, Serban Meza, Bogdan Orza, Magdalena Chirila, Mircea Giurgiu, "The SWARA Speech Corpus: A Large Parallel Romanian Read Speech Dataset", In Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Speech Technology and Human-Computer Dialogue (SpeD), Bucharest, Romania, 2017. [bib] [pdf]
2016
Adriana Stan, Cassia Valentini-Botinhao, Bogdan Orza, Mircea Giurgiu, "Blind Speech Segmentation using Spectrogram-image Based Features and Mel Cepstral Coefficients", In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, San Diego, USA, 2016. [bib] [pdf]
Alexandru Moldovan, Adriana Stan, Mircea Giurgiu, "Improving Sentence-level Alignment of Speech with Imperfect Transcripts using Utterance Concatenation and VAD", In Proc. of IEEE ICCP, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2016. [bib] [pdf]
Adriana Stan, Yoshitaka Mamiya, Junichi Yamagishi, Peter Bell, Oliver Watts, Rob Clark, Simon King, "ALISA: An automatic lightly supervised speech segmentation and alignment tool", In Computer Speech and Language, vol. 35, pp. 116-133, 2016. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
2015
Adriana Stan, Cassia Valentini-Botinhao, Mircea Giurgiu, Simon King, "Phonetic Segmentation of Speech using STEP and t-SNE", In Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Speech Technology and Human-Computer Dialogue (SpeD), Bucuresti, Romania, 2015. [bib] [pdf]
2014
Jószef Domokos, Adriana Stan, Mircea Giurgiu, "An Approach to Lexical Stress Detection from Transcribed Continuous Speech Using Acoustic Features", In Proc. 22nd Telecommunications Forum, Belgrade, Serbia, 2014. [bib] [pdf]
Dhananjaya Gowda, Heikki Kallasjoki, Reima Karhila, Cristian Contan, Jalle Palomaki, Mircea Giurgiu, Mikko Kurimo, "On the Role of Missing Data Imputation and NMF Feature Enhancement in Building Synthetic Voices Using Reverberant Speech", In Proc. Interspeech, Singapore, 2014. [bib]
Tiberiu Boroș, Adriana Stan, Oliver Watts, Stefan Daniel Dumitrescu, "RSS-TOBI - A Prosodically Enhanced Romanian Speech Corpus", In Proc. The 9th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2014. [bib] [pdf]
O. Watts, S. Gangireddy, J. Yamagishi, S. King, S. Renals, A. Stan, M. Giurgiu, "Neural Net Word Representations for Phrase-Break Prediction Without a Part of Speech Tagger", In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, Italy, 2014. [bib] [pdf]
2013
O. Watts, A. Stan, Y. Mamiya, A. Suni, M. Burgos, J.M. Montero, "The Simple4All entry to the Blizzard Challenge 2013", In Proc. Blizzard Challenge 2013, 2013. [bib]
Y. Mamiya, A. Stan, J. Yamagishi, P. Bell, O. Watts, R.A.J. Clark, S. King, "Using Adaptation to Improve Speech Transcription Alignment in Noisy and Reverberant Environments", In Proc. SSW8, 2013. [bib]
A. Stan, O. Watts, Y. Mamiya, M. Giurgiu, R. A. J. Clark, J. Yamagishi, S. King, "TUNDRA: A Multilingual Corpus of Found Data for TTS Research Created with Light Supervision", In Proc. Interspeech, 2013. [bib]
Adriana Stan, Peter Bell, Junichi Yamagishi, Simon King, "Lightly Supervised Discriminative Training of Grapheme Models for Improved Sentence-level Alignment of Speech and Text Data", In Proc. Interspeech, 2013. [bib]
O. Watts, A. Stan, R. Clark, Y. Mamiya, M. Giurgiu, J. Yamagishi, S. King, "Unsupervised and lightly-supervised learning for rapid construction of TTS systems in multiple languages from ‘found’ data: evaluation and analysis", In Proc. SSW8, 2013. [bib]
Yoshitaka Mamiya, Junichi Yamagishi, Oliver Watts, Robert A.J. Clark, Simon King, Adriana Stan, "Lightly Supervised GMM VAD to use Audiobook for Speech Synthesiser", In Proc. ICASSP, 2013. [bib]
Ioana Muresan, Adriana Stan, Mircea Giurgiu, Rodica Potolea, "Evaluation of Sentiment Polarity Prediction using a Dimensional and a Categorical Approach", In Proc. SPED, 2013. [bib]
2012
Adriana Stan, Peter Bell, Simon King, "A Grapheme-based Method for Automatic Alignment of Speech and Text Data", In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Miami, Florida, USA, 2012. [bib]
M. Giurgiu, A. Kabir, "Automatic transcription and speech recognition of Romanian corpus RO-GRID", In Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), 2012 35th Intl Conf on, pp. 465 -468, 2012. [bib] [doi]
M. Ordean, M. Giurgiu, "Towards securing client-server connections against man-in-the-middle attacks", In Electronics and Telecommunications (ISETC), 2012 10th International Symposium on, pp. 127 -130, 2012. [bib] [doi]
2011
M. Giurgiu, A. Kabir, "Improving automatic speech recognition in noise by energy normalization and signal resynthesis", In Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing (ICCP), 2011 IEEE Intl Conference on, pp. 311 -314, 2011. [bib] [doi]
M. Giurgiu, A. Kabir, "Comparison of Vocal Tract Length Normalization technique applied for clean and noisy speech", In Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), 2011 34th Intl Conference on, pp. 351 -354, 2011. [bib] [doi]
Z.I. Kiss, Z.A. Polgar, M. Giurgiu, V. Dobrota, "Resource efficient network coding based congestion control for streaming applications", In Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), 2011 34th Intl Conference on, pp. 85 -90, 2011. [bib] [doi]
Adriana STAN, "Romanian HMM-based Text-to-Speech Synthesis with Interactive Intonation Optimisation", PhD thesis, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, 2011. [bib]
Adriana Stan, Junichi Yamagishi, Simon King, Matthew Aylett, "The Romanian speech synthesis (RSS) corpus: Building a high quality HMM-based speech synthesis system using a high sampling rate", In Speech Communication, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 442-450, 2011. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
Adriana Stan, Mircea Giurgiu, "A Superpositional Model Applied to F0 Parametrisation using DCT for Text-to-Speech Synthesis", In Proceedings of the $6^th$ Conference on Speech Technology and Human-Computer Dialogue, Brasov, Romania, 2011. [bib]
Adriana Stan, Florin-Claudiu Pop, Marcel Cremene, Mircea Giurgiu, Denis Pallez, "Interactive Intonation Optimisation Using CMA-ES and DCT Parametrisation of the F0 Contour for Speech Synthesis", In Proceedings of the $5^th$ Workshop on Nature Inspired Cooperative Strategies for Optimisation, Springer, vol. 387, pp. 57-71, 2011. [bib]
2010
A. Kabir, M. Giurgiu, J. Barker, "Robust automatic transcription of English speech corpora", In Communications (COMM), 2010 8th International Conference on, pp. 79 -82, 2010. [bib] [doi]
C.F.M. Veja, G. Hagedorn, G. Weber, M. Giurgiu, "Metadata repository management using the MediaWiki interoperability framework a case study: The KeyToNature project", In eChallenges, 2010, pp. 1 -9, 2010. [bib]
C. Veja, M. Giurgiu, G. Hagedorn, G. Weber, "Semantic MediaWiki interoperability framework from a semantic social software perspective", In , pp. 403 -406, 2010. [bib] [doi]
C. Veja, M. Giurgiu, G. Weber, G. Hagedorn, "MediaWiki interoperability framework for multimedia digital resources", In Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing (ICCP), 2010 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 329 -335, 2010. [bib] [doi]
M. Ordean, M. Giurgiu, "Implementation of a security layer for the SSL/TLS protocol", In Electronics and Telecommunications (ISETC), 2010 9th International Symposium on, pp. 209 -212, 2010. [bib] [doi]
Adriana Stan, Mircea Giurgiu, "Romanian language statistics and resources for text-to-speech systems", In Proceedings of the $9^th$ Edition of the International Symposium on Electronics and Telecommunications, Timisoara, Romania, 2010. [bib]
2009
Adriana Stan, "Linear Interpolation of Spectrotemporal Excitation Pattern Representations for Automatic Speech Recognition in the Presence of Noise", In Proceedings of the $5^th$ Conference on Speech Technology and Human- Computer Dialogue, Constanta, Romania, 2009. [bib]