Publications

19 May 2016

Research Interests

  • Speech Synthesis: Speaking Styles, Prosody, Emotions, Singing
  • Automatic Speech Recognition
  • Speech to Speech Translation
  • Multilingual Speech and Language Processing
  • Error Analysis and Visualization Tools
  • Practical Implementations of Speech and Language Technologies

PhD Thesis

Style-Specific Phrasing in Speech Synthesis
Alok Parlikar
Carnegie Mellon University (2013)

Book Chapters

Machine Translation Evaluation and Optimization
Joseph Olive, John McCary, and Caitlin Christianson (editors). Yaser Al-Onaisan, Bonnie Dorr, Doug Jones, Jeremy Kahn, Seth Kulick, Alon Lavie, Gregor Leusch, Nitin Madnani, Chris Manning, Arne Mauser, Alok Parlikar, Mark Przybocki, Rich Schwartz, Matt Snover, Stephan Vogel and Clare Voss
Handbook of Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation (2011)

Conference and Workshop Papers

Open-Source Consumer-Grade Indic Text To Speech
Andrew Wilkinson, Alok Parlikar, Sunayana Sitaram, Tim White, Alan W Black and Suresh Bazaj
Speech Synthesis Workshop (2016), Sunnyvale (CA), USA
The Indic Frontend for Grapheme to Phoneme Conversion
Alok Parlikar, Sunayana Sitaram, Andrew Wilkinson and Alan W Black
Workshop on Indian Language Data (2016), Portoroz, Slovenia
Universal Grapheme-Based Speech Synthesis
Sunayana Sitaram, Alok Parlikar, Gopala Anumanchipalli and Alan W Black
Interspeech (2015), Dresden, Germany
Analysis and Modeling of 'Focus' in Context
Dirk Hovy, Gopala Anumanchipalli, Alok Parlikar, Caroline Vaughn, Adam Lammert, Eduard Hovy and Alan W Black
Interspeech (2013), Lyon, France
Minimum Error Rate Training for Phrasing in Speech Synthesis
Alok Parlikar and Alan W Black
Speech Synthesis Workshop (2013), Barcelona, Spain
Text to Speech in New Languages without a Standardized Orthography
Sunayana Sitaram, Gopala Anumanchipalli, Justin Chiu, Alok Parlikar and Alan W Black
Speech Synthesis Workshop (2013), Barcelona, Spain
Bootstrapping Text-to-Speech for Speech Processing in Languages without an Orthography
Sunayana Sitaram, Sukhada Palkar, Yun-Nung Chen, Alok Parlikar and Alan W Black
ICASSP (2013), Vancouver, Canada
Text-to-Speech for Languages without an Orthography
Sukhada Palkar, Alan W Black and Alok Parlikar
CoLing (2012), Mumbai, India
Modeling Pause-Duration for Style-Specific Speech Synthesis
Alok Parlikar and Alan W Black
Interspeech (2012), Portland (OR), USA
Data-Driven Phrasing for Speech Synthesis in Low-Resource Languages
Alok Parlikar and Alan W Black
ICASSP (2012), Kyoto, Japan
A Grammar Based Approach to Style Specific Phrase Prediction
Alok Parlikar and Alan W Black
Interspeech (2011), Florence, Italy
Improving Speech Synthesis of Machine Translation Output
Alok Parlikar, Alan W Black and Stephan Vogel
Interspeech (2010), Makuhari, Japan
Improving Speech Synthesis for Noisy Environments
Gopala Krishna Anumanchipalli, Prasanna Muthukumar, Udhyakumar Nallasamy, Alok Parlikar, Alan W Black and Brian Langner
Speech Synthesis Workshop (2010), Kyoto, Japan
Towards a Syntax-based Statistical Machine Translation System from English to Hindi
Sriram Venkatapathy and Alok Parlikar
International Conference on Natural Language Processing (2009), Hyderabad, India
An Improved Statistical Transfer System for French-English Machine Translation
Greg Hanneman, Vamshi Ambati, Jonathan H. Clark, Alok Parlikar and Alon Lavie
Workshop on Machine Translation (2009), Athens, Greece
Syntax-driven Learning of Sub-sentential Translation Equivalents and Rules from Parsed Parallel Corpora
Alon Lavie, Alok Parlikar and Vamshi Ambati
Workshop on Syntax and Structure in Translation (2008), Columbus (OH), USA
NQML: Natural Query Markup Language
Alok Parlikar, Nishant Shrivastava, Varun Khullar and Sudip Sanyal
IEEE NLP-KE (2005), Wuhan, China
Home Automation System Based on TeleBYTE
Alok Parlikar, Nishant Shrivastava, Shubham Agarwal, Varun Khullar and G C Nandi
International Conference on Wireless Communication and Sensor Networks (2005), New Delhi, India
TeleBYTE: Remote Controlled Electronic Switching System
Alok Parlikar, Shubham Agarwal, Nishant Shrivastava, Varun Khullar and G C Nandi
International Conference on Wireless Communication and Sensor Networks (2005), Allahabad, India