David Suendermann-Oeft - Research
Research Interests      Awards      Professional Activities      Publications      Citations      Press     

Research Interests  
 
  • speech processing (voice conversion, speech synthesis, speech recognition, speaker recognition)
  • natural language processing (POS tagging, language modeling, machine translation)
  • dialog systems and statistical language understanding
  • multimodal dialog and assessment systems
  • educational assessment and language learning technology
  • mobile applications (speech processing for mobile devices, multimodal applications, distributed systems)
  • machine learning and artificial intelligence in the medical sector


Awards  
 
  • Educational Testing Service SPOT Award; January 2016
  • Nomination for the Innovation Prize of the Vodafone Research Foundation; October 2012
  • Computer science department head at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (Stuttgart); since July 2012
  • Elected Member of the IEEE Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee ("among the most active and accomplished researchers and technologists in the field"; from September 2009 to March 2013)
  • US Green Card Holder, First Preference EB-1 ("foreign national with extraordinary ability in sciences"; April 2008 to June 2013)
  • Holder of a US O1 Visa ("alien of extraordinary ability in the sciences"; February 2007 to April 2008)
  • Student Paper Contest Finalist of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing 2006
  • Siemens PhD Fellowship (96,000 Euros; April 2003 to March 2007)
  • Siemens Student Program Fellowship (December 1999 to September 2002)


Professional Activities  

Program Committee Member/Chair  
  • Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies 2019 (PC Member)
  • Interspeech - Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2018 (PC Member, Tutorial: Spoken Dialog Technology for Education Domain Applications)
  • International Conference on Computational Linguistics 2018 (PC Member)
  • Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics 2018 (PC Member)
  • Workshop on Computational Approaches to Linguistic Code-Switching/Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics 2018 (PC Member)
  • International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science 2018 (PC Member)
  • International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems 2018 (PC Member)
  • Dialog System Technology Challenge Workshop 2017 (PC Member)
  • IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop 2017 (PC Member)
  • Interspeech - Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2017 (PC Member, Panelist: Students Meet Experts Special Event)
  • ICDT - International Conference on Digital Telecommunications 2017 (PC Member)
  • Interspeech - Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2016 (Organizing Committee Member, Special Event Chair, PC Member, Co-Organizer: Speech Ventures Special Event)
  • Workshop on Child Computer Interaction 2016 (Co-Organizer and PC Member)
  • Workshop on Language Teaching, Learning and Technology 2016 (Co-Organizer and PC Member)
  • Workshop on Future and Emerging Trends in Language Technology 2016 (PC Member)
  • RE-WOCHAT - Workshop on Collecting and Generating Resources for Chatbots and Conversational Agents - Development and Evaluation 2016 (PC Member)
  • NAACL Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications 2016 (PC Member)
  • International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems 2016 (PC Member)
  • Workshop on Future and Emerging Trends in Language Technology 2015 (PC and Advisory Group Member)
  • IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop 2015 (PC Member)
  • Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing 2015 (PC Member)
  • Workshop on Emotion and Computing at the German Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2015 (PC Member)
  • ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, Workshop on Engineering Interactive Systems with SCXML 2015 (PC Member)
  • Interspeech - Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2015 (Organizing Committee Member, Special Event Chair, Session Chair, PC Member, Organizer: Special Session on Advanced Crowdsourcing for Speech and Beyond, Organizer: Standardization Brown-Bag, Panelist: Special Event on Privacy Issues in Speech Data Collection and Usage)
  • NAACL Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications 2015 (PC Member)
  • International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems 2015 (PC Member)
  • Workshop on Emotion and Computing at the German Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2014 (PC Member)
  • Interspeech - Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2014 (PC Member)
  • ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems 2014, Workshop on Engineering Interactive Systems with SCXML (PC Member)
  • International Conference on Applied Informatics for Health and Life Sciences 2014 (PC Member)
  • Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing 2014 (PC Member)
  • International Conference on Applied Informatics for Health and Life Sciences 2014 (PC Member)
  • Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics 2014 (PC Member)
  • IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop 2013 (PC Member)
  • International Conference of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology 2013 (PC Member)
  • Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing 2013 (PC Member)
  • ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop 2013 (PC Member)
  • Workshop on Emotion and Computing at the German Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2013 (PC Member)
  • IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies 2013 (Tutorial Chair)
  • IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing 2013 (Area Chair)
  • Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics 2013 (Area Chair)
  • ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction 2012 (PC Member)
  • Symposium on Speech Communication of the Information Technology Society 2012 (PC Member, Session Chair)
  • Workshop on Emotion and Computing at the German Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2012 (PC Member)
  • Workshop on Future Directions and Needs in the Spoken Dialog Community at the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies 2012 (PC Member)
  • IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing 2012 (Area Chair)
  • IEEE International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering 2011 (PC Member, Co-Chair)
  • Interspeech - Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2011 (Organizer, Special Session on Crowdsourcing for Speech Processing; Session Chair)
  • IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing 2011 (Area Chair)
  • IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding 2009 (PC Member)
  • IEEE Tutorial and Research Workshop on Perception and Interactive Technologies for Speech-Based Systems 2008 (PC Member, Session Chair)

Other Roles (Board Member, Evaluator, etc.)  
Reviewer (Journals)  
  • IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing
  • IEEE Signal Processing Letters
  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing
  • ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing
  • Speech Communication (Elsevier)
  • Computer Speech and Language (Elsevier)
  • Neurocomputing (Elsevier)
  • Language Resources and Evaluation (Springer)
  • EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing (Springer)
  • Neural Computing and Applications (Springer)

Reviewer (Conferences and Workshops)  
  • IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)
  • Interspeech - Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)
  • Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (2018, 2014, 2011)
  • IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop (2016, 2014, 2010)
  • IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (2017, 2015, 2013, 2009, 2007)
  • ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop (2013)
  • IEEE Tutorial and Research Workshop on Perception and Interactive Technologies for Speech-Based Systems (2008)
  • Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (2015, 2014, 2013)
  • ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (2012)
  • Symposium on Speech Communication of the Information Technology Society (2012)
  • Workshop on Emotion and Computing at the German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (2014, 2013, 2012)
  • Workshop on Future Directions and Needs in the Spoken Dialog Community at the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (2012)
  • International Conference of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (2013)
  • ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, Workshop on Engineering Interactive Systems with SCXML (2015, 2014)
  • NAACL/EMNLP Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (2017, 2016, 2015)
  • International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
  • RE-WOCHAT - Workshop on Collecting and Generating Resources for Chatbots and Conversational Agents - Development and Evaluation (2016, 2015)
  • International Workshop on Perceptual Quality of Systems (2016)
  • Dialog System Technology Challenge Workshop (2017)
  • International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science (2018)
  • Workshop on Computational Approaches to Linguistic Code-Switching/Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (2018)
  • International Conference on Computational Linguistics (2018)
  • Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (2019)

Publications  
Books and Chapters      Articles      Patents      Theses      Miscellaneous      Invited Talks w/o Paper     
 

Books and Chapters
  1. V. Ramanarayanan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, P. Lange, R. Mundkowsky, A. Ivanov, Z. Yu, Y. Qian, and K. Evanini: Assembling the Jigsaw: How Multiple Open Standards are Synergistically Combined in the HALEF Multimodal Dialog System. In Multimodal Interaction with W3C Standards: Towards Natural User Interfaces to Everything, Springer, New York, USA, November 2016.
     
  2. D. Suendermann-Oeft, V. Ramanarayanan, M. Teckenbrock, F. Neutatz, and D. Schmidt: HALEF: An Open-Source Standard-Compliant Telephony-Based Modular Spoken Dialog System: A Review and An Outlook. In Natural Language Dialog Systems and Intelligent Assistants, Springer, New York, USA, September 2015.
     
  3. D. Suendermann-Oeft: Modern Conversational Agents. In Technologien fuer digitale Innovationen: Interdisziplinaere Beitraege zur Informationsverarbeitung, Springer VS, Wiesbaden, Germany, October 2013.
     
  4. M. Eskenazi, G.-A. Levow, H. Meng, G. Parent, and D. Suendermann: Crowdsourcing for Speech Processing: Applications to Data Collection, Transcription and Assessment. Wiley, Hoboken, USA, May 2013.
     
  5. D. Suendermann and R. Pieraccini: Crowdsourcing for Industrial Spoken Dialog Systems. In Crowdsourcing for Speech Processing: Applications to Data Collection, Transcription and Assessment, Wiley, Hoboken, USA, May 2013.
     
  6. R. Pieraccini and D. Suendermann: Data-Driven Methods in Industrial Spoken Dialog Systems. In Data-Driven Methods for Adaptive Spoken Dialogue Systems, Springer, New York, USA, October 2012.
     
  7. R. Pieraccini and D. Suendermann: Experiments in Automatic Grammar Localization of Commercial Spoken Dialog Systems. In Multilingual Natural Language Processing Applications: From Theory to Practice, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, USA, May 2012.
     
  8. D. Suendermann: Advances in Commercial Deployment of Spoken Dialog Systems. Springer, New York, USA, June 2011.
     
  9. D. Suendermann and R. Pieraccini: SLU in Commercial and Research Dialog Systems . In Spoken Language Understanding, Wiley, Hoboken, USA, May 2011.
     
  10. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, R. Pieraccini, and K. Evanini: 'How Am I Doing?' A Framework to Effectively Measure the Performance of Automated Customer Care Contact Centers. In Advances in Speech Recognition: Mobile Environments, Call Centers and Clinics, Springer, New York, USA, September 2010.
     
  11. D. Suendermann, H. Hoege, and A. Black: Challenges in Speech Synthesis. In Speech Technology: Theory and Applications, Springer, New York, USA, July 2010.
     
  12. A. Albalate, D. Suendermann, R. Pieraccini, and W. Minker: Machine Learning for Categorisation of Speech Utterances. In Mathematical Analysis of Evolution, Information, and Complexity, Wiley, Hoboken, USA, May 2009.
     
Articles
  1. N. Sadoughi, G. Finley, E. Edwards, A. Robinson, M. Korenevsky, M. Brenndoerfer, N. Axtmann, M. Miller, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Detecting Section Boundaries in Medical Dictations: Toward Realtime Conversion of Medical Dictations to Clinical Reports. In Proc. of SPECOM 2018, 20th International Conference on Speech and Computer, Leipzig, Germany, September 2018.
     
  2. G. Finley, E. Edwards, W. Salloum, A. Robinson, N. Sadoughi, N. Axtmann, M. Korenevsky, M. Brenndoerfer, M. Miller, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Semi-Supervised Acoustic Model Retraining for Medical ASR. In Proc. of SPECOM 2018, 20th International Conference on Speech and Computer, Leipzig, Germany, September 2018.
     
  3. E. Edwards, A. Robinson N. Sadoughi, G. Finley, M. Korenevsky, N. Axtmann M. Brenndoerfer, M. Miller, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Speaker Diarization: A Top-Down Approach Using Syllabic Phonology. In Proc. of SPECOM 2018, 20th International Conference on Speech and Computer, Leipzig, Germany, September 2018.
     
  4. E. Edwards, M. Brenndoerfer, A. Robinson, N. Sadoughi, G. Finley, M. Korenevsky, N. Axtmann, M. Miller, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: A Free Synthetic Corpus for Speaker Diarization Research. In Proc. of SPECOM 2018, 20th International Conference on Speech and Computer, Leipzig, Germany, September 2018.
     
  5. V. Ramanarayanan, D. Pautler, P. Lange, E. Tsuprun, R. Ubale, K. Evanini, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Toward Scalable Dialog Technology for Conversational Language Learning: Case Study of the TOEFL MOOC. In Proc. of Interspeech 2018, 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Hyderabad, India, September 2018.
     
  6. K. Evanini, V. Timpe-Laughlin, E. Tsuprun, I. Blood, J. Lee, J. Bruno, V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Game-based spoken dialog language learning applications for young students. In Proc. of Interspeech 2018, 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Hyderabad, India, September 2018.
     
  7. G. Finley, E. Edwards, A. Robinson, N. Sadoughi, J. Fone, M. Miller, D. Suendermann-Oeft, M. Brenndoerfer, and N. Axtmann: An Automated Assistant for Medical Scribes. In Proc. of Interspeech 2018, 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Hyderabad, India, September 2018.
     
  8. G. Finley, E. Edwards, A. Robinson, N. Sadoughi, J. Fone, M. Miller, D. Suendermann-Oeft, M. Brenndoerfer, and N. Axtmann: An Automated Medical Scribe for Documenting Clinical Encounters. In Proc. of NAACL 2018, 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, New Orleans, USA, August 2018.
     
  9. G. Finley, W. Salloum, N. Sadoughi, E. Edwards, A. Robinson, N. Axtmann, M. Brenndoerfer, M. Miller, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: From Dictations to Clinical Reports Using Machine Translation. In Proc. of NAACL 2018, 16th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, New Orleans, USA, August 2018.
     
  10. V. Ramanarayanan, R. Pugh, Y. Qian, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Automatic Turn-Level Language Identification for Code-Switched Spanish-English Dialog. In Proc. of IWSDS 2018, International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems, Singapore, Singapore, May 2018.
     
  11. V. Ramanarayanan, J. White, D. Pautler, D. Suendermann-Oeft, and R. Long: Leveraging Multimodal Dialog Technology for the Design of Accessible Science Simulations. In Proc. of the CHI 2018, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems / Workshop on Emerging Opportunities in Inclusive Education for People with Visual Impairments, Montreal, Canada, April 2018.
     
  12. Y. Qian, R. Ubale, V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, D. Suendermann-Oeft, K. Evanini, and E. Tsuprun: Exploring ASR-Free End-to-End Modeling to Improve Spoken Language Understanding in a Cloud-Based Dialog System. In Proc. of ASRU 2017, 15th IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, Okinawa, Japan, December 2017.
     
  13. V. Ramanarayanan, C. Leong, D. Suendermann-Oeft, and K. Evanini: Crowdsourcing Ratings of Caller Engagement in Thin-Slice Videos of Human-Machine Dialog: Benefits and Pitfalls. In Proc. of ICMI 2017, 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Glasgow, UK, November 2017.
     
  14. K. Cofino, V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, D. Pautler, D. Suendermann-Oeft, and K. Evanini: A Modular, Multimodal Open-Source Virtual Interviewer Dialog Agent. In Proc. of ICMI 2017, 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Glasgow, UK, November 2017.
     
  15. E. Edwards, W. Salloum, G. Finley, J. Fone, G. Cardiff, M. Miller, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Medical Speech Recognition: Reaching Parity with Humans. In Proc. of SPECOM 2017, 19th International Conference on Speech and Computer, Hatfield, UK, September 2017.
     
  16. V. Ramanarayanan and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Jee haan, I'd like both, por favor: Elicitation of a Code-Switched Corpus of Hindi-English and Spanish-English Human-Machine Dialog. In Proc. of Interspeech 2017, 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Stockholm, Sweden, August 2017.
     
  17. V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, K. Evanini, H. Molloy, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Human and Automated Scoring of Fluency, Pronunciation and Intonation During Human-Machine Spoken Dialog Interactions. In Proc. of Interspeech 2017, 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Stockholm, Sweden, August 2017.
     
  18. V. Ramanarayanan, C. Leong, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Rushing to Judgement: How do Laypeople Rate Caller Engagement in Thin-Slice Videos of Human-Machine Dialog? In Proc. of Interspeech 2017, 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Stockholm, Sweden, August 2017.
     
  19. Y. Qian, K. Evanini, X. Wang, D. Suendermann-Oeft, R. Pugh, P. Lange, H. Molloy, and F. Soong: Improving Sub-Phone Modeling for Better Native Language Identification with Non-Native English Speech. In Proc. of Interspeech 2017, 18th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Stockholm, Sweden, August 2017.
     
  20. Y. Qian, R. Ubale, V. Ramanaryanan, P. Lange, D. Suendermann-Oeft, K. Evanini, and E. Tsuprun: Towards End-to-End Modeling of Spoken Language Understanding in a Cloud-based Spoken Dialog System. In Proc. of SemDial 2017, 21st Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Saarbruecken, Germany, August 2017.
     
  21. D. Schnelle-Walka, S. Radomski, V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: An Open Source Standards-Compliant Voice Browser with Support for Multiple Language Understanding Implementations. In Proc. of SemDial 2017, 21st Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Saarbruecken, Germany, August 2017.
     
  22. W. Salloum, G. Finley, E. Edwards, M. Miller, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Automated Preamble Detection in Dictated Medical Reports. In Proc. of the ACL/BioNLP 2017, 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics / Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing, Vancouver, Canada, August 2017.
     
  23. W. Salloum, G. Finley, E. Edwards, M. Miller, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Deep Learning for Punctuation Restoration in Medical Reports. In Proc. of the ACL/BioNLP 2017, 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics / Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing, Vancouver, Canada, August 2017.
     
  24. K. Evanini, E. Tsuprun, V. Timpe-Laughlin, V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Evaluating the Impact of Local Context on CALL Applications Using Spoken Dialog Systems. In Proc. of CALL 2017, 18th International CALL Research Conference, Berkeley, USA, July 2017.
     
  25. Z. Yu, V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: An Open-Source Dialog System with Real-Time Engagement Tracking for Job Interview Training Applications. In Proc. of IWSDS 2017, International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems, Farmington, USA, June 2017.
     
  26. S. Khan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, K. Evanini, D. Williamson, S. Paris, Y. Qian, Y. Huang, P. Bosch, S. D'Mello, A. Loukina, and L. Davis: MAP: Multimodal Assessment Platform for Interactive Communication Competency. In Proc. of LAK 2017, 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, Vancouver, Canada, March 2017.
     
  27. W. Salloum, E. Edwards, S. Ghaffarzadegan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, and M. Miller: Crowdsourced Continuous Improvement of Medical Speech Recognition. In Proc. of the Workshop on Crowdsourcing, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence Agents at the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, San Francisco, USA, February 2017.
     
  28. V. Ramanarayanan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, H. Molloy, E. Tsuprun, P. Lange, and K. Evanini: Crowdsourcing Multimodal Dialog Interactions: Lessons Learned from the HALEF Case. In Proc. of the Workshop on Crowdsourcing, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence Agents at the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, San Francisco, USA, February 2017.
     
  29. V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, D. Pautler, Z. Yu, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Interview with an Avatar: A Real-Time Engagement Tracking-Enabled Cloud-Based Multimodal Dialog System for Learning and Assessment. In Proc. of SLT 2016, IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, San Diego, USA, December 2016.
     
  30. D. Suendermann-Oeft, S. Ghaffarzadegan, E. Edwards, W. Salloum, and M. Miller: A System for Automated Extraction of Clinical Standard Codes in Spoken Medical Reports. In Proc. of SLT 2016, IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, San Diego, USA, December 2016.
     
  31. A. Ivanov, P. Lange, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: LVCSR System on a Hybrid GPU-CPU Embedded Platform for Real-Time Dialog Applications. In Proc. of SIGDIAL 2016, 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, Los Angeles, USA, September 2016.
     
  32. Y. Qian, J. Tao, D. Suendermann-Oeft, K. Evanini, A. Ivanov, and V. Ramanarayanan: Noise and Metadata Sensitive Bottleneck Features for Improving Speaker Recognition with Non-native Speech Input. In Proc. of Interspeech 2016, 17th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, San Francisco, USA, September 2016.
     
  33. Y. Qian, X. Wang, K. Evanini, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Self-Adaptive DNN for Improving Spoken Language Proficiency Assessment. In Proc. of Interspeech 2016, 17th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, San Francisco, USA, September 2016.
     
  34. C. Gaida, R. Petrick, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Kaldi Goes Android. In Proc. of Speech Ventures Special Event at Interspeech 2016, 17th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, San Francisco, USA, September 2016.
     
  35. Y. Qian, X. Wang, K. Evanini, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Improving DNN-Based Automatic Recognition of Non-Native Children's Speech with Adult Speech. In Proc. of WOCCI 2016, 5th Workshop on Child Computer Interaction, San Francisco, USA, September 2016.
     
  36. V. Ramanarayanan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, P. Lange, R. Mundkowsky, A. Ivanov, Z. Yu, Y. Qian, and K. Evanini: Development of an Audiovisual Database of Human-Machine Conversations for Educational Learning and Assessment Applications. In Proc. of CMLA 2016, Workshop on Computational Models for Learning Systems and Educational Assessment, Las Vegas, USA, June 2016.
     
  37. F. Neutatz, D. Schmidt, M. Teckenbrock, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Evaluating Acoustic, Textual and Grammar Features for Alcohol Classification. In Proc. of ESSV 2016, Conference on Electronic Speech Signal Processing, Leipzig, Germany, March 2016.
     
  38. Z. Yu, V. Ramanarayanan, R. Mundkowsky, P. Lange, A. Ivanov, A. Black, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Multimodal HALEF: An Open-Source Modular Web-Based Multimodal Dialog Framework. In Proc. of IWSDS 2016, International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems, Saariselka, Finland, January 2016.
     
  39. A. Ivanov, P. Lange, D. Suendermann-Oeft, V. Ramanarayanan, Y. Qian, Z. Yu, and J. Tao: Speed vs. Accuracy: Designing an Optimal ASR System for Spontaneous Non-Native Speech in a Real-Time Application. In Proc. of IWSDS 2016, International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems, Saariselka, Finland, January 2016.
     
  40. Z. Yu, V. Ramanarayanan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, X. Wang, K. Zechner, L. Chen, J. Tao, and Y. Qian: Using Bidirectional LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks to Learn High-Level Abstractions of Sequential Features for Automated Scoring of Non-Native Spontaneous Speech. In Proc. of ASRU 2015, 14th IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, Scottsdale, USA, December 2015.
     
  41. A. Ivanov, P. Lange, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Fast and Power Efficient Hardware-Accelerated Cloud-Based ASR for Remote Dialog Applications. In Proc. of ASRU 2015, 14th IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, Scottsdale, USA, December 2015.
     
  42. V. Ramanarayanan, Z. Yu, R. Mundkowsky, P. Lange, A. Ivanov, A. Black, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: A Modular Open-Source Standard-Compliant Dialog System Framework with Video Support. In Proc. of ASRU 2015, 14th IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, Scottsdale, USA, December 2015.
     
  43. V. Ramanarayanan, L. Chen, C. Leong, G. Feng, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Evaluating Speech, Face, Emotion and Body Movement Time-Series Features for Automated Multimodal Presentation Scoring . In Proc. of ICMI 2015, 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Seattle, USA, November 2015.
     
  44. A. Loukina, M. Lopez, K. Evanini, D. Suendermann-Oeft, and K. Zechner: Expert and Crowdsourced Annotation of Pronunciation Errors for Automatic Scoring Systems. In Proc. of Interspeech 2015, 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Dresden, Germany, September 2015.
     
  45. A. Loukina, M. Lopez, K. Evanini, D. Suendermann-Oeft, A. Ivanov, and K. Zechner: Pronunciation Accuracy and Intelligibility of Non-Native Speech. In Proc. of Interspeech 2015, 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Dresden, Germany, September 2015.
     
  46. V. Ramanarayanan, L. Chen, C. Leong, G. Feng, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: An Analysis of Time-Aggregated and Time-Series Features for Scoring Different Aspects of Multimodal Presentation Data. In Proc. of Interspeech 2015, 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Dresden, Germany, September 2015.
     
  47. A. Ivanov, V. Ramanarayanan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, M. Lopez, K. Evanini, and J. Tao: Automated Speech Recognition Technology for Dialogue Interaction with Non-Native Interlocutors. In Proc. of SIGDIAL 2015, 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2015.
     
  48. V. Ramanarayanan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, A. Ivanov, and K. Evanini: A Distributed Cloud-Based Dialog System for Conversational Application Development. In Proc. of SIGDIAL 2015, 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2015.
     
  49. D. Suendermann-Oeft, V. Ramanarayanan, M. Teckenbrock, F. Neutatz, and D. Schmidt: HALEF: An Open-Source Standard-Compliant Telephony-Based Modular Spoken Dialog System - A Review and an Outlook. In Proc. of IWSDS 2015, International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems, Busan, South Korea, January 2015.
     
  50. O. Roesler, L. Bader, J. Forster, Y. Hayashi, S. Hessler, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Comparison of EEG Devices for Eye State Classification. In Proc. of AIHLS 2014, International Conference on Applied Informatics for Health and Life Sciences, Kusadasi, Turkey, October 2014. (Student Presentation Contest Winner)
     
  51. P. Kalmbach and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Multiclass Disease Identification Employing Functional Protein Micorarrays. In Proc. of AIHLS 2014, International Conference on Applied Informatics for Health and Life Sciences, Kusadasi, Turkey, October 2014.
     
  52. J. Forster, L. Bader, S. Hessler, O. Roesler, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: A First Step Towards Binaural Beat Classification Using Multiple EEG Devices. In Proc. of AIHLS 2014, International Conference on Applied Informatics for Health and Life Sciences, Kusadasi, Turkey, October 2014.
     
  53. M. Muck and D. Suendermann-Oeft: How to Make Right Decisions Based on Corrupt Information and Poor Counselors: Tuning an Open-Source Question Answering System. In Proc. of NLPCS 2014, International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science, Venice, Italy, October 2014.
     
  54. M. Mory, P. Lange, T. Mehrez, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Evaluation of Freely Available Speech Synthesis Voices for Halef. In Proc. of NLPCS 2014, International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science, Venice, Italy, October 2014.
     
  55. M. Mory, M. Gutbrod, S. Schuenemann, A. Malatawy, T. Mehrez, F. Neutatz, D. Schmidt, M. Teckenbrock, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Novel Features of the Spoken Dialog System Halef. In Proc. of ITG 2014, 11th Symposium on Speech Communication of the Information Technology Society, Erlangen, Germany, September 2014.
     
  56. P. Lange and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Tuning Sphinx to Outperform Google's Speech Recognition API. In Proc. of ESSV 2014, Conference on Electronic Speech Signal Processing, Dresden, Germany, March 2014.
     
  57. T. Mehrez, A. Abdelkawy, Y. Heikal, P. Lange, H. Nabil, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Who Discovered the Electron Neutrino? A Telephony-Based Distributed Open-Source Standard-Compliant Spoken Dialog System for Question Answering. In Proc. of GSCL 2013, International Conference of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology, Darmstadt, Germany, September 2013.
     
  58. D. Stadniczuk, G. Bauckmann, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: An Open-Source Octave Toolbox for VTLN-Based Voice Conversion. In Proc. of GSCL 2013, International Conference of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology, Darmstadt, Germany, September 2013.
     
  59. Y. Maximos and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Emotion Recognition from Children's Speech. In Proc. of the 7th Workshop on Emotion and Computing at the 36th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Koblenz, Germany, September 2013.
     
  60. A. Jauch, P. Jaehne, and D. Suendermann: Using Text Classification to Detect Alcohol Intoxication in Speech. In Proc. of the 7th Workshop on Emotion and Computing at the 36th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Koblenz, Germany, September 2013.
     
  61. O. Roesler and D. Suendermann: A First Step towards Eye State Prediction Using EEG. In Proc. of AIHLS 2013, International Conference on Applied Informatics for Health and Life Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2013.
     
  62. J. Mohrmann, M. Neumann, and D. Suendermann: An Artificial Intelligence for the Board Game Quarto! in Java. In Proc. of PPPJ 2013, 10th International Conference on Principles and Practices of Programming on the Java Platform: Virtual Machines, Languages, and Tools, Stuttgart, Germany, September 2013.
     
  63. T. v. Oldenburg, J. Grupp, and D. Suendermann: Towards a Distributed Open-Source Spoken Dialog System Following Industry Standards. In Proc. of ITG 2012, 10th Symposium on Speech Communication of the Information Technology Society, Braunschweig, Germany, September 2012.
     
  64. D. Suendermann and R. Pieraccini: One Year of Contender: What Have We Learned about Assessing and Tuning Industrial Spoken Dialog Systems? In Proc. of the Workshop on Future Directions and Needs in the Spoken Dialog Community at the Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Montreal, Canada, June 2012.
     
  65. A. Albalate, D. Suendermann, and W. Minker: On Cluster Validation for Detecting the Number of Clusters in a Data Set. In International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools 20(5), October 2011.
     
  66. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, J. Bloom, and R. Pieraccini: Topic and Emotion Classification of Customer Surveys. In Proc. of the 5th Workshop on Emotion and Computing at the 34th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Berlin, Germany, October 2011.
     
  67. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, J. Bloom, G. Li, and R. Pieraccini: Large-Scale Experiments on Data-Driven Design of Commercial Spoken Dialog Systems. In Proc. of Interspeech 2011, 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Florence, Italy, August 2011.
     
  68. J. Williams, S. Witt-Ehsani, A. Liska, and D. Suendermann: Speech Recognition in a Multi-Modal Health Care Application: Two Sides of the Coin. In Proc. of AVIxD/IxDA 2011 Workshop on Mobile Devices, Joint Workshop of the Association for Voice Interaction Design and the Interaction Design Association, New York, USA, August 2011.
     
  69. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, J. Bloom, G. Li, and R. Pieraccini: Deploying Contender: Early Lessons in Data, Measurement, and Testing of Multiple Call Flow Decisions. In Proc. of HCI 2011, IASTED International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Washington, USA, May 2011.
     
  70. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, and R. Pieraccini: Contender. In Proc. of SLT 2010, IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Berkeley, USA, December 2010.
     
  71. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, and R. Pieraccini: Minimally Invasive Surgery for Spoken Dialog Systems. In Proc. of Interspeech 2010, 11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Makuhari, Japan, September 2010.
     
  72. A. Albalate, A. Suchindranath, D. Suendermann, and W. Minker: A Semi-Supervised Cluster-and-Label Approach for Utterance Classification. In Proc. of Interspeech 2010, 11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Makuhari, Japan, September 2010.
     
  73. A. Schmitt, M. Scholz, W. Minker, J. Liscombe, and D. Suendermann: Is It Possible to Predict Task Completion in Automated Troubleshooters? In Proc. of Interspeech 2010, 11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Makuhari, Japan, September 2010.
     
  74. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, and R. Pieraccini: How to Drink from a Fire Hose: One Person Can Annoscribe 693 Thousand Utterances in One Month. In Proc. of SIGDIAL 2010, 11th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, Tokyo, Japan, September 2010.
     
  75. E. Elrod, J. Cahn, and D. Suendermann: The Report of My Death Was an Exaggeration. In Proc. of AVIxD 2010, 9th Annual Workshop of the Association for Voice Interaction Design, New York, USA, August 2010.
     
  76. D. Suendermann: Five Techniques Multi-Modal Apps (Should) Inherit from Speech Science. In Proc. of AVIxD 2010, 9th Annual Workshop of the Association for Voice Interaction Design, New York, USA, August 2010.
     
  77. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, and R. Pieraccini: Optimize the Obvious: Automatic Call Flow Generation. In Proc. of ICASSP 2010, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Dallas, USA, March 2010.
     
  78. A. Albalate, S. Rhinow, and D. Suendermann: A Non-Parameterized Hierarchical Pole Based Clustering Algorithm (HPoBC) . In Proc. of ICAART 2010, 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Valencia, Spain, January 2010.
     
  79. A. Albalate, A. Suchindranath, M. Soenmez, and D. Suendermann: On Ambiguity Detection and Postprocessing Schemes Using Cluster Ensembles . In Proc. of ICAART 2010, 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Valencia, Spain, January 2010.
     
  80. R. Pieraccini, D. Suendermann, K. Dayanidhi, and J. Liscombe: Are We There Yet? Research in Commercial Spoken Dialog Systems . In Proc. of TSD 2009, 12th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, Pilsen, Czech Republic, September 2009.
     
  81. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: A Handsome Set of Metrics to Measure Utterance Classification Performance in Spoken Dialog Systems. In Proc. of SIGDIAL 2009, 10th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, London, UK, September 2009.
     
  82. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: Localization of Speech Recognition in Spoken Dialog Systems: How Machine Translation Can Make Our Lives Easier. In Proc. of Interspeech 2009, 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Brighton, UK, September 2009.
     
  83. S. Hura, J. Bloom, P. Hunter, C. Leathem, J. McKienzie, D. O'Sullivan, D. Suendermann, and D. Tucker: You Don't Have to Get Personal! IVR Customization via Situational Awareness. In Proc. of AVIxD 2009, 8th Annual Workshop of the Association for Voice Interaction Design, New York, USA, August 2009.
     
  84. D. Attwater, A. Auckland, J. Bloom, B. Budd, L. Kaiser, P. Krogh, D. O'Sullivan, M. Stallings, D. Suendermann, and J. Williams: Data Adaptive Dialog Systems. In Proc. of AVIxD 2009, 8th Annual Workshop of the Association for Voice Interaction Design, New York, USA, August 2009.
     
  85. D. Suendermann: Let Data Rule: Context-Adaptive Statistical Grammars. In Proc. of AVIxD 2009, 8th Annual Workshop of the Association for Voice Interaction Design, New York, USA, August 2009.
     
  86. A. Albalate and D. Suendermann: A Combination Approach to Cluster Validation Based on Statistical Quantiles. In Proc. of IJCBS 2009, International Joint Conference on Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and Intelligent Computing, Shanghai, China, August 2009.
     
  87. D. Suendermann, K. Evanini, J. Liscombe, P. Hunter, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: From Rule-Based to Statistical Grammars: Continuous Improvement of Large-Scale Spoken Dialog Systems. In Proc. of ICASSP 2009, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, April 2009.
     
  88. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, K. Evanini, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: C5. In Proc. of SLT 2008, IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Goa, India, December 2008.
     
  89. K. Evanini, P. Hunter, J. Liscombe, D. Suendermann, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: Caller Experience: A Method for Evaluating Dialog Systems and Its Automatic Prediction. In Proc. of SLT 2008, IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Goa, India, December 2008.
     
  90. A. Albalate and D. Suendermann: Speech Utterance Categorisation Given One Training Utterance per Category. In Proc. of IE 2008, 4th IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments, Seattle, USA, July 2008.
     
  91. D. Suendermann, P. Hunter, and R. Pieraccini: Call Classification with Hundreds of Classes and Hundred Thousands of Training Utterances ... and No Target Domain Data. In Proc. of PIT 2008, 4th IEEE Tutorial and Research Workshop on Perception and Interactive Technologies for Speech-Based Systems, Kloster Irsee, Germany, June 2008.
     
  92. A. Albalate and D. Suendermann: Hard vs. Fuzzy Clustering for Speech Utterance Categorization. In Proc. of PIT 2008, 4th IEEE Tutorial and Research Workshop on Perception and Interactive Technologies for Speech-Based Systems, Kloster Irsee, Germany, June 2008.
     
  93. K. Evanini, D. Suendermann, and R. Pieraccini: Call Classification for Automated Troubleshooting on Large Corpora. In Proc. of ASRU 2007, 10th IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, Kyoto, Japan, December 2007.
     
  94. D. Suendermann, J. Smrekar, H. Hoege, A. Bonafonte, and H. Ney: The Speech Alignment Paradox. In Proc. of AST 2007, 14th International Workshop on Advances in Speech Technology, Maribor, Slovenia, June 2007.
     
  95. H. Boril, P. Fousek, D. Suendermann, P. Cerva, and J. Zdansky: Lombard Speech Recognition: A Comparative Study. In Proc. of the 16th Czech-German Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2006.
     
  96. D. Suendermann, H. Hoege, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, and J. Hirschberg: Text-Independent Cross-Language Voice Conversion. In Proc. of Interspeech 2006 - ICSLP, 9th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Pittsburgh, USA, September 2006.
     
  97. D. Suendermann, J. Smrekar, and H. Hoege: Towards a Mathematical Proof of the Speech Alignment Paradox. In Proc. of AST 2006, 13th International Workshop on Advances in Speech Technology, Maribor, Slovenia, July 2006.
     
  98. D. Suendermann, H. Hoege, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, and J. Hirschberg: TC-Star: Cross-Language Voice Conversion Revisited. In Proc. of the TC-Star Workshop 2006, Barcelona, Spain, June 2006.
     
  99. D. Suendermann, H. Hoege, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, A. Black, and S. Narayanan: Text-Independent Voice Conversion Based on Unit Selection. In Proc. of ICASSP 2006, 31st IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Toulouse, France, May 2006. (Student Paper Contest Finalist)
     
  100. D. Suendermann, H. Hoege, and T. Fingscheidt: Breaking a Paradox: Applying VTLN to Residuals. In Proc. of ITG 2006, 7th Symposium on Speech Communication of the Information Technology Society, Kiel, Germany, April 2006.
     
  101. D. Suendermann, H. Hoege, A. Bonafonte, and H. Duxans: Residual Prediction. In Proc. of ISSPIT 2005, 5th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Athens, Greece, December 2005.
     
  102. D. Suendermann, H. Hoege, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, and A. Black: Residual Prediction Based on Unit Selection. In Proc. of ASRU 2005, 9th IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November/December 2005.
     
  103. D. Suendermann, G. Strecha, A. Bonafonte, H. Hoege, and H. Ney: Evaluation of VTLN-Based Voice Conversion for Embedded Speech Synthesis. In Proc. of Interspeech 2005 - Eurospeech, 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2005.
     
  104. D. Suendermann: A Language Resources Generation Toolbox for Speech Synthesis. In Proc. of AST 2005, 12th International Workshop on Advances in Speech Technology, Maribor, Slovenia, July 2005.
     
  105. D. Suendermann, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, and H. Hoege: A Study on Residual Prediction Techniques for Voice Conversion. In Proc. of ICASSP 2005, 30th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Philadelphia, USA, March 2005.
     
  106. D. Suendermann, A. Bonafonte, H. Duxans, H. Hoege: TC-STAR: Evaluation Plan for Voice Conversion Technology. In Proc. of DAGA 2005, 31st German Annual Conference on Acoustics, Munich, Germany, March 2005.
     
  107. D. Suendermann: Voice Conversion: State-of-the-Art and Future Work. In Proc. of DAGA 2005, 31st German Annual Conference on Acoustics, Munich, Germany, March 2005.
     
  108. D. Suendermann, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, and H. Hoege: Time Domain Vocal Tract Length Normalization. In Proc. of ISSPIT 2004, 4th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Rome, Italy, December 2004.
     
  109. I. Esquerra, J. Adell, P. Aguero, A. Bonafonte, H. Duxans, A. Moreno, J. Perez, and D. Suendermann: Els Talps Tambe Parlen. In Proc. of CELC 2004, II Congres d'Enginyeria en Llengua Catalana, Andorra la Vella, Andorra, November 2004.
     
  110. D. Suendermann, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, and H. Hoege: A First Step Towards Text-Independent Voice Conversion. In Proc. of ICSLP 2004, 8th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Jeju Island, South Korea, October 2004.
     
  111. H. Ney, M. Popovic, and D. Suendermann: Error Measures and Bayes Decision Rules Revisited with Applications to POS Tagging. In Proc. of the ACL/EMNLP 2004, 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics / Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004.
     
  112. D. Suendermann, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, and H. Hoege: Voice Conversion Using Exclusively Unaligned Training Data. In Proc. of ACL/SEPLN 2004, 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics / XX Congreso de la Sociedad Espanola para el Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004.
     
  113. D. Suendermann, A. Bonafonte, H. Ney, and H. Hoege: Frequency Domain vs. Time Domain VTLN. In Proc. of AST 2004, 11th International Workshop on Advances in Speech Technology, Maribor, Slovenia, July 2004.
     
  114. D. Suendermann and H. Ney: VTLN-Based Voice Conversion. In Proc. of ISSPIT 2003, 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Darmstadt, Germany, December 2003.
     
  115. D. Suendermann, H. Ney, and H. Hoege: VTLN-Based Cross-Language Voice Conversion. In Proc. of ASRU 2003, 8th IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop, Virgin Islands, USA, December 2003.
     
  116. D. Suendermann and H. Ney: synther - a New M-Gram POS Tagger. In Proc. of NLP-KE 2003, International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering, Beijing, China, October 2003.
     
  117. D. Suendermann and H. Ney: An Automatic Segmentation and Mapping Approach for Voice Conversion Parameter Training. In Proc. of AST 2003, 10th International Workshop on Advances in Speech Technology, Maribor, Slovenia, July 2003.
     
Patents
  1. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: System and Method for the Localization of Statistical Classifiers Based on Machine Translation. US Patent 9558183 and International Patent Application Publication, January 2017.
     
  2. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: System and Method for Optimizing Call Flows of a Spoken Dialog System. US Patent 8831208, September 2014.
     
  3. D. Suendermann, J. Liscombe, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: System and Method for Building Optimal State-Dependent Statistical Utterance Classifiers in Spoken Dialog Systems. US Patent 8682669, March 2014.
     
  4. D. Suendermann, K. Evanini, J. Liscombe, K. Dayanidhi, and R. Pieraccini: System and Method for Improving Performance of Semantic Classifiers in Spoken Dialog Systems. US Patent 8543401, September 2013.
     
  5. K. Dayanidhi, K. Evanini, P. Hunter, J. Liscombe, R. Pieraccini, D. Suendermann, and Z. Gorelov: System and Method for Robust Evaluation of the User Experience in Automated Spoken Dialog Systems. US Patent 8520808, August 2013.
     
  6. D. Suendermann: Voice Conversion Method for a Speech Synthesis System. German Patent, December 2005.
     
Theses
  1. D. Suendermann: Text-Independent Voice Conversion. Ph.D. Thesis, Bundeswehr University Munich, Munich, Germany, July 2008.
     
  2. D. Suendermann: Development of a Tagger for the Text-To-Speech System Papageno. Diploma thesis, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, April 2002.
     
  3. D. Suendermann: Design and Development of General Symbol Statistics. Study work, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, March 2001.

Miscellaneous
  1. V. Ramanarayanan, D. Pautler, P. Lange, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Interview With an Avatar: A Real-Time Cloud-Based Virtual Dialog Agent for Educational and Job Training Applications. Research Report, Educational Testing Service and Wiley Online Library, Princeton, USA, March 2018.
     
  2. D. Suendermann-Oeft, V. Ramanarayanan, Z. Yu, Y. Qian, K. Evanini, P. Lange, X. Wang, and K. Zechner: A Multimodal Dialog System for Language Assessment: Current State and Future Directions. Research Report, Educational Testing Service and Wiley Online Library, Princeton, USA, May 2017.
     
  3. V. Ramanarayanan, P. Lange, K. Evanini, H. Molloy, E. Tsuprun, Y. Qian, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Using Vision and Speech Features for Automated Prediction of Performance Metrics in Multimodal Dialogs. Research Report, Educational Testing Service and Wiley Online Library, Princeton, USA, April 2017.
     
  4. V. Ramanarayanan, D. Suendermann-Oeft, P. Lange, A. Ivanov, K. Evanini, Z. Yu, E. Tsuprun, and Y. Qian: Bootstrapping Development of a Cloud-Based Spoken Dialog System in the Educational Domain From Scratch Using Crowdsourced Data. Research Report, Educational Testing Service and Wiley Online Library, Princeton, USA, June 2016.
     
  5. C. Gaida, P. Lange, R. Petrick, P. Proba, A. Malatawy, and D. Suendermann-Oeft: Comparing Open-Source Speech Recognition Toolkits. Technical Report of the Project OASIS, DHBW Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, October 2014.
     
  6. Interview with Prof. Dr. David Suendermann-Oeft. In The Book about the Book: A Practical Guide to Project Management, BoD, Hamburg, Germany, February 2014.
     
  7. D. Suendermann: A Journey through the Matrix - Applied Computer Science at DHBW Stuttgart. In Dual Study@HP, Information Magazine of the Hewlett-Packard GmbH Ausbildung, March 2013.
     
  8. D. Suendermann: The 10th Information Technology Society Conference on Speech Communication. In Newsletter of the SLTC, Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, November 2012.
     
  9. D. Suendermann: Cloudcomputing and Crowdsourcing for Speech Processing: A Perspective. In Newsletter of the SLTC, Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, October 2011.
     
  10. D. Suendermann: Speech Scientists Are Dead. Interaction Designers Are Dead. Who Is Next? [cached]. In Newsletter of the SLTC, Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, April 2010.
     
  11. D. Suendermann: Voice Conversion Matlab Toolbox. Technical Report, Siemens Corporate Technology, Munich, Germany, February 2007.
     
  12. A. Bonafonte, H. Hoege, I. Kiss, A. Moreno, D. Suendermann, U. Ziegenhain, J. Adell, P. Aguero, H. Duxans, D. Erro, J. Nurminen, J. Perez, G. Strecha, M. Umbert, X. Wang: TC-STAR: TTS Progress Report. Technical Report of the Project TC-STAR, Technology and Corpora for Speech to Speech Translation, May 2005.
     
  13. A. Bonafonte, H. Hoege, H. Tropf, A. Moreno, H. v. d. Heuvel, D. Suendermann, U. Ziegenhain, J. Perez, I. Kiss: TC-STAR: TTS Baselines and Specifications. Technical Report of the Project TC-STAR, Technology and Corpora for Speech to Speech Translation, March 2005.
     
Invited Talks w/o Paper (Selection)
  1. Spoken Dialog Technology for Education Domain Applications (with Vikram Ramanarayanan and Keelan Evanini), Interspeech 2018, 19th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Hyderabad, India, September 2, 2018.
     
  2. Dual Perspectives on Academic, Technological, and Commercial Cultures in the US and Germany (Panel Discussion with Postdoctoral Fellows of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina), Stanford, USA, March 17, 2018.
     
  3. ETS Presents Spoken Dialog Systems for K-12 English Language Proficiency Assessments (with Danielle Guzman-Orth), CERA 2016, 95th Annual Conference of the California Educational Research Association, Sacramento, USA, December 2, 2016.
     
  4. Powering Electronic Medical Record Systems through Artificial Intelligence (with Wael Salloum and Erik Edwards). Speech Ventures Special Event at Interspeech 2016, 17th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, San Francisco, USA, September 12, 2016.
     
  5. Crowdsourcing in Language Learning and Assessment (Keynote). Workshop on Crowdsourcing Breakthroughs for Language Technology Applications at the AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing, San Diego, USA, November 9, 2015.
     
  6. Designing Spoken Dialog Systems without Tears: California College of the Arts, San Francisco, USA, October 20, 2015.
     
  7. Adaptation and Optimization: The Alpha and Omega of Industrial Spoken Dialog Systems. Columbia University, New York, USA, February 14, 2013.
     
  8. 25 Years of Voice Conversion: Where Are We Heading Now? (Keynote). Symposium on Speech Communication of the Information Technology Society, Braunschweig, Germany, September 27, 2012.
     
  9. Adaptation and Optimization: The Alpha and Omega of Industrial Spoken Dialog Systems. University of California, Berkeley; International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, USA, August 28, 2012.
     
  10. Adaptation and Optimization: The Alpha and Omega of Industrial Spoken Dialog Systems. Microsoft Research, Sunnyvale, USA, August 27, 2012.
     
  11. IVR Success Metrics (Panel). SpeechTEK, New York, USA, August 14, 2012.
     
  12. Multimodal Interaction Design. SpeechTEK, New York, USA, August 14, 2012.
     
  13. Translating Applications to New Languages. SpeechTEK, New York, USA, August 10, 2011.
     
  14. Automatically Generating Call Flows. SpeechTEK, New York, USA, August 9, 2011.
     
  15. Deployed Spoken Dialog Systems' Alpha and Omega: Adaptation and Optimization. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, March 25, 2011.
     
  16. Transcribing and Annotating Utterances for Statistical Grammars. SpeechTEK, New York, USA, August 3, 2010.
     
  17. Using Statistical Grammars for the Continuous Improvement of Large-Scale Spoken Dialog Systems. AT&T Labs Research, Florham Park, USA, November 18, 2009.
     
  18. Voice Interaction Optimization (with Jackson Liscombe). SpeechTEK, New York, USA, August 24, 2009.
     
  19. Spoken Dialog Systems. Johns Hopkins University, Center for Language and Speech Processing, Summer School of Human Language Technology, Baltimore, USA, June 16, 2009.
     
  20. Coffee? Tea? Yes, Please (with Ethan Levine). SpeechTEK, New York, USA, August 19, 2008.
     
  21. Text-Independent Cross-Language Voice Conversion for Speech-to-Speech Translation. INESC-ID, Lisboa, Portugal, November 17, 2006.
     
  22. Text-Independent Cross-Language Voice Conversion for Speech-to-Speech Translation. IBM Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, USA, September 14, 2006.
     
  23. Parameterization of Unit Selection-Based Speech Alignment. University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, June 6, 2006.
     
  24. Residual Prediction. Google, New York, USA, December 14, 2005.
     
  25. Residual Prediction. Columbia University, New York, USA, November 17, 2005.
     
  26. Text-Independent Voice Conversion. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, October 11, 2005.
     
  27. Residual Prediction. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, August 22, 2005.
     
  28. Voice Conversion. Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, May 10, 2005.
     
  29. Voice Conversion, Manipulation, and Compression. Center for Scientific and Technological Research ITC-irst, Trento, Italy, April 23, 2005.
     
  30. Voice Conversion. University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia, July 8, 2004.
     
  31. VTLN-Based Voice Conversion. Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, November 27, 2003.
     
  32. Development of a Tagger for a Text-To-Speech System. France Telecom/Orange Labs, Lannion, France, June 11, 2002.
     

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