Audio, Speech and Language Processing Group (ASLP@NPU)


Lab Name and Affiliation

Audio, Speech and Language Processing Group (ASLP@NPU)

Shaanxi Provincial Key Laboratory of Speech and Image Information Processing, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China

Lab Director (or Principal Investigator)

PI: Prof. Lei Xie
Lei Xie received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China, in 2004. He is currently a Professor with School of Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China. From 2001 to 2002, he was with the Department of Electronics and Information Processing, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium, as a Visiting Scientist. From 2004 to 2006, he was a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Media Technology, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. From 2006 to 2007, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Human-Computer Communications Laboratory (HCCL), Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has published more than 90 papers in major journals and conference proceedings, such as the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUDIO SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROCESSING, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MULTIMEDIA, INFORMATION SCIENCES, PATTERN RECOGNITION, ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems, ACL, ICASSP, Interspeech, ICPR and ICME. He serves as the Publication Chair of Interspeech2014. He serves as guest editors for Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal and Springer Soft Computing Journal, reviewers for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Pattern Recognition and Information Sciences. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of ISCA, a member of ACM, a member of APSIPA and a senior member of China Computer Federation (CCF). He is a Board-of-Governor of the Chinese Information Processing Society of China (CIPSC), a TC member of the APSIPA Speech, Language and Audio (SLA) technical committee, a board member of the multimedia technical committee of CCF, a board member of the multimedia technical committee of China Society of Image and Graphics (CSIG). His current research interests include speech and language processing, multimedia and human-computer interaction.

Lab Introduction

Audio, Speech and Language Processing Group at Northwestern Polytechnical University (ASLP@NPU) is affiliated with Shaanxi Provincial Key Laboratory of Speech and Image Information Processing (SAIIP). The ASLP group was founded in the year of 1995. The mission of the ASLP group is to foster interdisciplinary research and education in a broad range of subjects within the disciplines of audio, speech and language processing. Currently, the research scope of the ASLP group includes human computer speech communication, speech and audio signal processing, audiovisual joint information processing, speech content analysis and retrieval. Specifically, the current research topics include automatic speech recognition, audiovisual speech synthesis, virtual auditory, speech and signal processing, microphone array, emotion recognition and synthesis.

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