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Research Summaries

Dr. John Hansen


Professor

Speech Analysis; Speaker and Language/Dialect ID; Speech Recognition; Keyword Spotting; Massive Audio/Video Stream Search and Retrieval; robust speech recognition; driver behavior & distraction modeling and route detection; speech under stress, cognitive load, Lombard effect, sentiment. Read more.

Dr. Sanda Harabagiu


Professor

Collaborates with UT Southwestern. Deep Vein Thrombosis; Pulmonary Embolism; Cerebrovascular Accident. Read more.

Dr. B. Prabhakaran


Professor

3D Immersive Tele-Rehab; Content-blind, Secure Video Analytics; Context AwaRE Body Sensor Network. Read more.

Dr. Yang Liu


Associate Professor

Social media language processing: text normalization, user profile, social behavior; Emotion/opinion/affect recognition in speech/text; Child language sample analysis: language impaired vs. typically developing children. Read more.

Dr. Vincent Ng


Associate Professor

Coreference Resolution; Event Extraction; Relation Extraction, Keyphrase Extraction; Information Extraction; Stance Prediction; Argumentation Analysis; Machine Learning for Natural Language Processing; Relational Learning Models and Inference Algorithms; Automated Essay Grading; Applications in Software Engineering. Read more.

Dr. Issa Panahi


Associate Professor

3D Sounds; Production, Control, Interference & Noise Control, Speech Enhancement; Quality/Intelligibility, Uniform & Non-uniform Microphone Arrays; Normal, Ultrasonic, and Parametric Directional. Read more.

Dr. Carlos Busso


Assistant Professor

Multimodal emotion recognition (speech – face); Detecting expressive behaviors from naturalistic, spontaneous recordings; Contextual and temporal information in spontaneous facial expressions; Multimodal human interaction; Sensing driver behaviors using non-invasive sensors, cognitive and visual distractions. Read more.

Dr. Robert Gregg


Assistant Professor

Control mechanisms of human locomotion; Lower-limb prosthetic and orthotic control systems; Haptic interfaces for sensory substitution. Read more.