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Faculty

KO, Tom    Ass.Prof.

Email:

kot_AT_sustech.edu.cn

Office:

Room 506, Building 10, Innovation Park

Research Area:

Speech recognition, Speaker verification, Natural language processing

Educational Background

2010-2014,Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2007-2010,M.Phil in Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2000-2003,B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Professional Experience

◆ 2014-2018, Huawei Noah's Ark Lab in Hong Kong

Honors & Awards

2nd best presentation in Signal Processing Postgraduate Forum 2010 organized by the IEEE Hong Kong Chapter  

Professor Samuel Chanson Best Teaching Assistant Award 2011-12


Selected Publication

1. Yingke Zhu, Tom Ko, David Snyder, Brian Mak, Daniel Povey "Self-Attentive Speaker Embeddings for Text-Independent Speaker Verification", in Proceedings of Interspeech, September, 2018, Hyderabad, India

2. Tom Ko, Vijayaditya Peddinti, Daniel Povey, Michael L. Seltzer, Sanjeev Khudanpur "A study on data augmentation of reverberant speech for robust speech recognition", in Proceedings of ICASSP, March, 2017, New Orleans, USA

3. Yajie Miao, Mohammad Gowayyed, Xingyu Na, Tom Ko, Florian Metze, and Alexander Waibel "An Empirical Exploration of CTC Acoustic Models", in Proceedings of ICASSP, March, 2016, Shanghai, China

4. Tom Ko, Vijayaditya Peddinti, Daniel Povey, Sanjeev Khudanpur " Audio Augmentation for Speech Recognition", in Proceedings of Interspeech, September, 2015, Dresden, Germany

5. Tom Ko and Brian Mak, "Eigentrigraphemes for Under-Resourced Languages", Speech Communications, volume 56, pages 132-141, January, 2014

6. Tom Ko and Brian Mak, "Eigentriphones for Context-dependent Acoustic Modeling", IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, volume 21, number 6, pages 1285-1294, 2013


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