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

Mauro Nicolao; Heidi Christensen; Stuart P. Cunningham; Phil D. Green; Thomas Hain: A Framework for Collecting Realistic Recordings of Dysarthric Speech - the homeService Corpus. In: Calzolari, Nicoletta; Choukri, Khalid; Declerck, Thierry; Goggi, Sara; Grobelnik, Marko; Maegaard, Bente; Mariani, Joseph; Mazo, Hélène; Moreno, Asunción; Odijk, Jan; Piperidis, Stelios (Ed.): Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation LREC 2016, Portorož, Slovenia, May 23-28, 2016, European Language Resources Association (ELRA), 2016. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)

2015

Heidi Christensen; Mauro Nicolao; Stuart P. Cunningham; Salil Deena; Phil D. Green; Thomas 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. (Type: Inproceedings | )
Iñigo Casanueva; Thomas Hain; Heidi Christensen; Ricard Marxer; Phil D. Green: Knowledge transfer between speakers for personalised dialogue management. In: Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2015 Conference, The 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue, 2-4 September 2015, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 12–21, The Association for Computer Linguistics, 2015. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)
David Mart'inez; Eduardo Lleida; Phil D. Green; Heidi Christensen; Alfonso Ortega; Antonio Miguel: Intelligibility Assessment and Speech Recognizer Word Accuracy Rate Prediction for Dysarthric Speakers in a Factor Analysis Subspace. In: ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS), vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 10, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | )

2014

Inigo Casanueva; Heidi Christensen; Thomas Hain; Phil D. Green: Adaptive speech recognition and dialogue management for users with speech disorders. In: Li, Haizhou; Meng, Helen M.; Ma, Bin; Chng, Engsiong; Xie, Lei (Ed.): INTERSPEECH 2014, 15th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Singapore, September 14-18, 2014, pp. 1033–1037, ISCA, 2014. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)
Heidi Christensen; Inigo Casanueva; Stuart P. Cunningham; Phil D. Green; Thomas Hain: Automatic selection of speakers for improved acoustic modelling: recognition of disordered speech with sparse data. In: 2014 IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop, SLT 2014, South Lake Tahoe, NV, USA, December 7-10, 2014, pp. 254–259, IEEE, 2014. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)

2013

Heidi Christensen; Phil D. Green; Thomas Hain: Learning speaker-specific pronunciations of disordered speech. In: Bimbot, Frédéric; Cerisara, Christophe; Fougeron, Cécile; Gravier, Guillaume; Lamel, Lori; Pellegrino, François; Perrier, Pascal (Ed.): INTERSPEECH 2013, 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Lyon, France, August 25-29, 2013, pp. 1159–1163, ISCA, 2013. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)
Heidi Christensen; M. B. Aniol; Peter Bell; Phil D. Green; Thomas Hain; Simon King; Pawel Swietojanski: Combining in-domain and out-of-domain speech data for automatic recognition of disordered speech. In: Bimbot, Frédéric; Cerisara, Christophe; Fougeron, Cécile; Gravier, Guillaume; Lamel, Lori; Pellegrino, François; Perrier, Pascal (Ed.): INTERSPEECH 2013, 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Lyon, France, August 25-29, 2013, pp. 3642–3645, ISCA, 2013. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)
D. M González; Phil D. Green; Heidi Christensen: Dysarthria Intelligibility Assessment in a Factor Analysis Total Variability Space. Interspeech’13, 2013. (Type: Conference | Links)
Heidi Christensen; Iñigo Casanueva; Stuart P. Cunningham; Phil D. Green; Thomas Hain: homeService: Voice-enabled assistive technology in the home using cloud-based automatic speech recognition. In: Alexandersson, Jan; Ljunglöf, Peter; McCoy, Kathleen F.; Portet, François; Roark, Brian; Rudzicz, Frank; Vacher, Michel (Ed.): Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, SLPAT 2013, Grenoble, France, August 21-22, 2013, pp. 29–34, Association for Computational Linguistics, 2013. (Type: Inproceedings | Links)

2012

Heidi Christensen; Stuart P. Cunningham; Charles Fox; Phil D. Green; Thomas Hain: A comparative study of adaptive, automatic recognition of disordered speech. Proc Interspeech 2012, Portland, Oregon, US, 2012. (Type: Conference | Links)
Charles Fox; Heidi Christensen; Thomas Hain: Studio report: Linux audio for multi-speaker natural speech technology.. Proc. Linux Audio Conference, 2012. (Type: Conference | Links)
Heidi Christensen; Siddharth Sehgal; Peter O’Neill; Zoe Clarke; Simon Judge; Stuart P. Cunningham; Mark S. Hawley: SPECS - an embedded platform, speech-driven environmental control system evaluated in a virtuous circle framework. Proc. Workshop on Innovation and Applications in Speech Technology, 2012. (Type: Conference | Links)

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