Professor Helen Meng and her research team from the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management won the Best Oral Paper Award at the Annual Summit and Conference of The Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA2010). The paper, entitled “Development of Automatic Speech Recognition and Synthesis Technologies to Support Chinese Learners of English — The CUHK Experience”, presents the recent achievements in computer-aided pronunciation training made by the team. The list of authors include:
Helen Meng, Wai-Kit Lo, Alissa Harrison, Pauline Lee, Ka-Ho Wong, Wai-Kim Leung and Fanbo Meng.
APSIPA aims to be one of the most competitive conferences covering the area of signal processing, information technology, and communications. The acceptance rate of oral papers in APSIPA2010 is 23.4%.