Yao Qian

Conferences:

[1]Qian Yao, Fan Yuchen, Hu Wenping and Soong Frank. K, , "On the Training Aspects of Deep Neural Network (DNN) for Parametric TTS Synthesis", in Proc.ICASSP, 2014.

[2] Hu Wenping, Qian Yao and Soong Frank. K,  "A DNN-based Acoustic Modeling of Tonal Language and Its Application to Mandarin Pronunciation Training", in Proc.ICASSP, 2014.

[5]Xie Feng-long, Qian Yao, Soong Frank K. and Li Haifeng, “Pitch Transformation in Network based Voice Conversion“,in Proc.ISCSLP, 2014.

[6] Hu Wenping, Qian Yao and Soong Frank. K, “A New Neural Network Based Logistic Regression Classifier For Improving Mispronunciation Detection of L2 Language Learners“,in Proc.ISCSLP, 2014.

[7] Hu Wenping, Qian Yao and Soong Frank. K, “A New DNN-based High Quality Pronunciation Evaluation for Computer-Aided Language Learning (CALL)”, in Proc.Interspeech, 2013.

[8] Qian Yao, Soong Frank. K, Zhou Xiaobo, Qian Yundi and Zhang Xiaotian, “A Fast Table Lookup based, Statistical Model Driven Non-Uniform UNIT Selection TTS”, in Proc. ICASSP, 2013.

[9] Ji He, Yao Qian, Frank K. Soong and Sheng Zhao, “Turning a Monolingual Speaker into Multilingual for a Mixed-language TTS”, in Proc. Interspeech 2012.

[10] Yao Qian and Frank K. Soong, “A Unified Trajectory Tilng Approach to High Quality TTS and Cross-lingual Voice Transformation” , in Proc. ISCSLP, 2012.

[11] Wenping Hu, Yao Qian and Frank K. Soong, ”Pitch Accent Detection and Prediction with DCT and CRF Model”, in Proc. ISCSLP, 2012.

[12] Xiaotian Zhang, Yao Qian, Hai Zhao and Frank K. Soong, “Break Index Labeling of Mandarin Text via Syntactic-to-Prosodic Tree Mapping”, in Proc. ISCSLP, 2012.

[13] Bo Peng, Yao Qian, Frank K. Soong and Bo Zhang, “A New Phonetic Candidate Generator for Improving Search Query Efficiency”, in Proc. Interspeech 2011.

[14] Aki Kunikoshi, Yao Qian, Frank K. Soong and Nobuaki Minematsu, “Improved F0 modeling and generation in voice conversion,” In Proc. ICASSP 2011.

[15] Yao Qian, Ji Xu and Frank K. Soong, “A frame mapping based HMM approach to cross-lingual voice transformation,” In Proc. ICASSP 2011.

[16] Qian Yao, Wu Zhizheng, Ma Xuezhe and Soong Frank, “Automatic Prosody Prediction and Detection with Conditional Random Field (CRF) model”, In Proc. ISCSLP 2010.

[17] Xin Zhuang, Yao Qian, Frank K. Soong, Yijian Wu , Bo Zhang, “Formant-based Frequency Warping for Improving Speaker Adaptation in HMM TTS”, In Proc. InterSpeech 2010.

[18] Yao Qian, Zhi-jie Yan, Yijian Wu , Frank K. Soong , Xin Zhuang, Shengyi Kong, “An HMM Trajectory Tiling (HTT) Approach to High Quality TTS”, In Proc. InterSpeech 2010.

[19] Zhi-Jie Yan, Yao Qian, Frank K. Soong, “RICH-CONTEXT UNIT SELECTION (RUS) APPROACH TO HIGH QUALITY”, In Proc. ICASSP 2010.

[20] Qing-Qing Zhang, Frank K. Soong, Yao Qian, Zhijie Yan, Jielin Pan, Yonghong Yan, “IMPROVED MODELING FOR PITCH GENERATION AND V/U DECISION IN HMM-BASED TTS”, In Proc. ICASSP 2010.

[21] Yao Qian, Frank k. Soong, Miaomiao Wang, Zhizheng Wu, "A Minimum V/U Error Approach to F0 Genearation in HMM-based TTS", In Proc. InterSpeech 2009.

[22] Zhi-Jie Yan, Yao Qian, Frank K. Soong, "Rich Context Modeling for High Quality HMM-based TTS", In Proc. InterSpeech 2009.

[23] Yi-Ning Chen, Yang Jiao, Yao Qian and Frank K. Soong, "State Mapping for Cross-language Speaker adaptation in TTS", In Proc. ICASSP 2009.

[24] Yao Qian, Zhizheng Wu, Frank K. Soong, "Improved Prosody Generation by Maximizing Joint Likelihood of State and Longer Units", In Proc. ICASSP 2009.

[25] Yao Qian, Houwei Cao, Frank K. Soong, "HMM-based Mixed-language (Mandarin-English) Speech Synthesis", In Proc. ISCSLP 2008.

[26] Zhizheng Wu, Yao Qian, Frank K. Soong, Bo Zhang, "Modeling and Generating Tone Contour with Phrase Intonation for Mandarin Chinese Speech", In Proc. ISCSLP 2008.

[27] Yao Qian, Hui Liang and Frank K. Soong, "Generating Natural F0 Trajectory with Additive Trees", In Proc. InterSpeech 2008.

[28] Boyang Gao, Yao Qian, Zhizheng Wu and Frank K. Soong, "Duration Refinement by Jointly Optimizing State and Longer Unit Likelihood", In Proc. InterSpeech 2008.

[29] Wang Lijuan, Qian xiaojun, Ma Lei, Qian Yao, Chen Yining and Soong Frank, "A real-time text to audio-visual speech synthesis system", In Proc. InterSpeech 2008.

[30] Yu Ting Yeung, Yao Qian,Tan Lee and Frank K. Soong, "Prosody for Mandarin Speech Recognition: a Comparative Study of Read and Spontaneous Speech", In Proc. InterSpeech 2008.

[31] Hui Liang, Yao Qian, Soong, F.K. and G Liu, "A cross-language state mapping approach to bilingual (Mandarin-English) TTS", In Proc. ICASSP 2008 .

[32] Qiang, S., Qian Yao, Soong, F.K. and Xu, C.F., "Robust F0 Modeling for Mandarin Speech Recognition in Noise", In Proc. InterSpeech 2007.

[33] Liang Hui, Qian Yao and Soong, F.K., "An HMM-Based Bilingual (Mandarin-English) TTS", In Proc. SSW6 , 2007.

[34] Qian yao, Soong, F.K. , Chen, Y.N and Chu, M., "An HMM-Based Mandarin Chinese Text-To-Speech System", In Proc. ISCSLP 2006 , Springer LNAI Vol. 4274, pp.223-232, 2006.

[35] Wang, H.L., Qian yao, Soong, F.K., Zhou, J.-L., Han, J.Q., "Improved Mandarin Speech Recognition by Lattice Rescoring with Enhanced Tone Models", In Proc. ISCSLP 2006 , Springer LNAI Vol. 4274, pp.445-453, 2006.

[36] Wang, H.L., Qian yao, Soong, F.K., Zhou, J.-L., Han, J.Q., "A Multi-Space Distribution (MSD) Approach to Speech Recognition of Tonal Languages" In Proc. ICSLP 2006 .

[37] Qian yao, Soong, F. K., and Lee, T., "Tone-enhanced Generalized Character Posterior Probability (GCPP) for Cantonese LVCSR", In Proc. ICASSP 2006.

[38] Qian yao, Lee Tan and Soong F.K, "Tone Information as a Confidence Measure for Improving Cantonese LVCSR", In Proc. ICSLP 2004 .

[39] Qian yao, Lee Tan and Soong F.K, "Use of Tone Information in Continuous Cantonese Speech Recognition", In Proc. speech prosody 2004 .

[40] Li Yujia, Lee Tan and Qian yao, "F0 Analysis and Modeling for Cantonese Text-to-Speech", In Proc. speech prosody 2004 .

[41] Qian yao, Lee tan and Li yujia, "Overlapped Di-tone Modeling for Tone Recognition in Continuous Cantonese Speech", In Proc. EurpSpeech 2003 .

[42] Li yujia, Lee tan and Qian yao, "Acoustical F0 Analysis of Continuous Cantonese Speech", In Proc. ISCSLP 2002 .

[43] Qian yao and Pan wuyun, "Prosodic Word: the Lowest Constituent in the Mandarin Prosody Processing", In Proc. speech prosody 2002 .

[44] Qian yao and Chen fang, "Assigning Phrase Accent to Chinese Text-to-Speech System", In Proc. ICASSP 2002 .

[45] Qian yao and Chu min, "Segmenting Unrestricted Chinese Text into Prosodic Words Instead of Lexical Words", In Proc. ICASSP 2001 .