Heidi Christensen

Heidi Christensen

Heidi Christensen

Past Members, Researchers

Lecturer in Computer Science and a member of the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) at the University of Sheffield.

I am also part of the Speech and Hearing Research Group (SPandH) and a member of the Sheffield Medical Humanities (MHS).

Personal Website

Publications

2016

  • [PDF] M. Nicolao, H. Christensen, S. Cunningham, P. Green, and T. Hain, “A framework for collecting realistic recordings of dysarthric speech – the homeService corpus,” in The International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation – LREC 2016, Portorož, SLO, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{nicolao_lrec2016,
    address = {Portorož, SLO},
    author = {Nicolao, Mauro and Christensen, Heidi and Cunningham, Stuart and Green, Phil and Hain, Thomas},
    booktitle = {{The International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation - LREC 2016}},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{A framework for collecting realistic recordings of dysarthric speech - the homeService corpus}},
    year = {2016}
    }

2015

  • [PDF] H. Christensen, M. Nicolao, S. Cunningham, S. Deena, P. Green, and T. Hain, “Speech-Enabled Environmental Control in an AAL setting for people with Speech Disorders: a Case Study,” in IET International Conference on Technologies for Active and Assisted Living, TechAAL 2015, London, UK, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{christensen_techaal15,
    address = {London, UK},
    author = {Christensen, Heidi and Nicolao, Mauro and Cunningham, Stuart and Deena, Salil and Green, Phil and Hain, Thomas},
    booktitle = {{IET International Conference on Technologies for Active and Assisted Living, TechAAL 2015}},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{Speech-Enabled Environmental Control in an AAL setting for people with Speech Disorders: a Case Study}},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [PDF] D. Mart{‘i}nez, E. Lleida, P. Green, H. Christensen, A. Ortega, and A. Miguel, “Intelligibility Assessment and Speech Recognizer Word Accuracy Rate Prediction for Dysarthric Speakers in a Factor Analysis Subspace,” Acm transactions on accessible computing (taccess), vol. 6, iss. 3, p. 10, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{martinez2015intelligibility,
    author = {Mart{\'\i}nez, David and Lleida, Eduardo and Green, Phil and Christensen, Heidi and Ortega, Alfonso and Miguel, Antonio},
    journal = {ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS)},
    number = {3},
    pages = {10},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    publisher = {ACM},
    title = {{Intelligibility Assessment and Speech Recognizer Word Accuracy Rate Prediction for Dysarthric Speakers in a Factor Analysis Subspace}},
    volume = {6},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [PDF] I. Casanueva, T. Hain, H. Christensen, R. Marxer, and P. Green, “Knowledge transfer between speakers for personalised dialogue management,” in Proceedings of SIGDial, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{casanueva:15,
    address = {Prague, Czech Republic},
    author = {Inigo Casanueva and Thomas Hain and Heidi Christensen and Ricard Marxer and Phil Green},
    booktitle = {{Proceedings of SIGDial}},
    pdf = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/i.casanueva/pdfs/SIGDIAL15_casanueva.pdf},
    project = {nst-homeService},
    title = {{Knowledge transfer between speakers for personalised dialogue management}},
    year = {2015}
    }

2014

  • H. Christensen, I. Casanueva, S. Cunningham, P. Green, and T. Hain, “Automatic Selection of Speakers for Improved Acoustic Modelling : Recognition of Disordered Speech with Sparse Data,” in Spoken Language Technology Workshop, SLT\textquoteright14, Lake Tahoe, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{Christensen2014_spoken,
    address = {Lake Tahoe},
    author = {H. Christensen and I. Casanueva and S. Cunningham and P. Green and T. Hain},
    booktitle = {{Spoken Language Technology Workshop, SLT{\textquoteright}14}},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{Automatic Selection of Speakers for Improved Acoustic Modelling : Recognition of Disordered Speech with Sparse Data}},
    year = {2014}
    }
  • [PDF] I. Casanueva, H. Christensen, T. Hain, and P. Green, “Adaptive speech recognition and dialogue management for users with speech disorders,” in Proceedings of Interspeech, Singapore, Singapore, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{casanueva:14,
    address = {Singapore, Singapore},
    author = {Inigo Casanueva and Heidi Christensen and Thomas Hain and Phil Green},
    booktitle = {{Proceedings of Interspeech}},
    pdf = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/i.casanueva/pdfs/IS14_casanueva.pdf},
    project = {nst-homeService},
    title = {{Adaptive speech recognition and dialogue management for users with speech disorders}},
    year = {2014}
    }
  • [PDF] H. Christensen, I. Casanueva, S. Cunningham, P. Green, and T. Hain, “Automatic selection of speakers for improved acoustic modelling: recognition of disordered speech with sparse data,” in Proceedings of SLT, Nevada, USA, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{christensen:14,
    address = {Nevada, USA},
    author = {Heidi Christensen and Inigo Casanueva and Stuart Cunningham and Phil Green and Thomas Hain},
    booktitle = {{Proceedings of SLT}},
    pdf = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/i.casanueva/pdfs/SLT14_hc.pdf},
    project = {nst-homeService},
    title = {{Automatic selection of speakers for improved acoustic modelling: recognition of disordered speech with sparse data}},
    year = {2014}
    }

2013

  • H. Christensen, M. B. Aniol, P. Bell, P. Green, T. Hain, S. King, and P. Swietojanski, “Combining in-domain and out-of-domain speech data for automatic recognition of disordered speech,” in Interspeech\textquoteright13, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{Christensen2013,
    author = {H. Christensen and M. B. Aniol and Bell, P. and P. Green and T. Hain and S. King and P Swietojanski},
    booktitle = {{Interspeech{\textquoteright}13}},
    link = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/H.Christensen/pubs/christensen_is13_2.pdf},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{Combining in-domain and out-of-domain speech data for automatic recognition of disordered speech}},
    year = {2013}
    }
  • H. Christensen, P. Green, and T. Hain, “Learning speaker-specific pronunciations of disordered speech,” in Interspeech\textquoteright13, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{christensen_pron_is13,
    author = {H. Christensen and P. Green and T. Hain},
    booktitle = {{Interspeech{\textquoteright}13}},
    link = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/H.Christensen/pubs/christensen_is13_1.pdf},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{Learning speaker-specific pronunciations of disordered speech}},
    year = {2013}
    }
  • H. Christensen, S. Cunningham, P. Green, and T. Hain, “homeService: Voice-enabled assistive technology in the home using cloud-based automatic speech recognition,” in 4th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing (SLPAT), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{christensen_slpat13,
    author = {H. Christensen and S. Cunningham and P. Green and T. Hain},
    booktitle = {{4th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing (SLPAT)}},
    link = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/H.Christensen/pubs/christensen_slpat13.pdf},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{homeService: Voice-enabled assistive technology in the home using cloud-based automatic speech recognition}},
    year = {2013}
    }
  • D. M. González, P. Green, and H. Christensen, “Dysarthria Intelligibility Assessment in a Factor Analysis Total Variability Space,” in Interspeech\textquoteright13, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{Gonzalez2013,
    author = {D. M Gonz{\'a}lez and P. Green and H. Christensen},
    booktitle = {{Interspeech{\textquoteright}13}},
    link = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/H.Christensen/pubs/christensen_is13_3.pdf},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{Dysarthria Intelligibility Assessment in a Factor Analysis Total Variability Space}},
    year = {2013}
    }
  • [PDF] H. Christensen, I. Casanueva, S. Cunningham, P. Green, and T. Hain, “HomeService: Voice-enabled assistive technology in the home using cloud-based automatic speech recognition,” in Proceedings of SLPAT, Grenoble, France, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{christensen:13,
    address = {Grenoble, France},
    author = {Heidi Christensen and Inigo Casanueva and Stuart Cunningham and Phil Green and Thomas Hain},
    booktitle = {{Proceedings of SLPAT}},
    pdf = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/i.casanueva/pdfs/SLPAT13_hc.pdf},
    project = {nst-homeService},
    title = {{HomeService: Voice-enabled assistive technology in the home using cloud-based automatic speech recognition}},
    year = {2013}
    }

2012

  • H. Christensen, S. Siddharth, P. O. textquoteright, Z. Clarke, S. Judge, S. Cunningham, and M. Hawley, “SPECS – an embedded platform, speech-driven environmental control system evaluated in a virtuous circle framework,” in Proc. Workshop on Innovation and Applications in Speech Technology, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{Christensen_iast2012,
    author = {H. Christensen and S. Siddharth and P. O{\textquoteright}Neill and Z. Clarke and S. Judge and S. Cunningham and M. Hawley},
    booktitle = {{Proc. Workshop on Innovation and Applications in Speech Technology}},
    link = {http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~heidi/pubs/iast-abstract.pdf},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{SPECS - an embedded platform, speech-driven environmental control system evaluated in a virtuous circle framework}},
    year = {2012}
    }
  • H. Christensen, S. Cunningham, C. Fox, P. Green, and T. Hain, “A comparative study of adaptive, automatic recognition of disordered speech,” in Proc Interspeech 2012, Portland, Oregon, US, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{christensen_is12,
    address = {Portland, Oregon, US},
    author = {H. Christensen and S. Cunningham and Charles Fox and P. Green and T. Hain},
    booktitle = {{Proc Interspeech 2012}},
    link = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/H.Christensen/pubs/christensen_is12.pdf},
    month = {Sep},
    project = {nst,nst-homeservice},
    title = {{A comparative study of adaptive, automatic recognition of disordered speech}},
    year = {2012}
    }
  • C. Fox, H. Christensen, and T. Hain, “Studio report: Linux audio for multi-speaker natural speech technology.,” in Proc. Linux Audio Conference, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{FOX-LAC2012,
    author = {Charles Fox and H. Christensen and T. Hain},
    booktitle = {{Proc. Linux Audio Conference}},
    link = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/C.Fox/fox_lac2012.pdf},
    project = {nst},
    title = {{Studio report: Linux audio for multi-speaker natural speech technology.}},
    year = {2012}
    }
  • C. Fox, H. Christensen, and T. Hain, “Studio report: Linux audio for multi-speaker natural speech technology.,” in Proc. Linux Audio Conference, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @conference{FOX-LAC2012,
    author = {Charles Fox and H. Christensen and T. Hain},
    booktitle = {{Proc. Linux Audio Conference}},
    link = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/C.Fox/fox_lac2012.pdf},
    project = {nst},
    title = {{Studio report: Linux audio for multi-speaker natural speech technology.}},
    year = {2012}
    }

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