Apple is a sponsor of the 33rd Interspeech conference, which was held in a hybrid format from August 30 to September 3. Interspeech is a global conference focused on cognitive intelligence for speech processing and application.

Accepted Papers

Conference Accepted Papers

A Discriminative Entity Aware Language Model for Virtual Assistants

Mandana Saebi, Ernie Pusateri, Aaksha Meghawat, Christophe Van Gysel

Analysis and Tuning of a Voice Assistant System for Dysfluent Speech

Vikramjit Mitra, Zifang Huang, Colin Lea, Lauren Tooley, Panayiotis Georgiou, Sachin Kajarekar, Jefferey Bigham

DEXTER: Deep Encoding of External Knowledge for Named Entity Recognition in Virtual Assistants

Deepak Muralidharan, Joel Ruben Antony Moniz, Weicheng Zhang, Stephen Pulman, Lin Li, Megan Barnes, Jingjing Pan, Jason Williams, Alex Acero

Streaming Transformer for Hardware Efficient Voice Trigger Detection and False Trigger Mitigation

Vineet Garg, Wonil Chang, Siddharth Sigtia, Saurabh Adya, Pramod Simha, Pranay Dighe, Chandra Dhir

User-Initiated Repetition-Based Recovery in Multi-Utterance Dialogue Systems

Hoang Long Nguyen, Vincent Renkens, Joris Pelemans, Srividya Pranavi Potharaju, Anil Kumar Nalamalapu, Murat Akbacak

Talks and Workshops

Meet Apple was an opportunity to learn more about our ML teams, working at Apple, and how to apply to full-time positions. This talk was held virtually on Wednesday, September 1 at 9:30 am PDT.

Apple hosted a panel on internships, where attendees learned more about internship opportunities across our machine learning teams. It was held virtually on September 2 at 9:30 am PDT.

Affinity Events

Apple sponsored the Workshop for Young Female Researchers in Speech Science & Technology which took place virtually on Sunday, August 29.

Matthias Paulik participated in the 8th Students Meet Experts event as a panelist. This event took place virtually on Thursday, September 2.

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