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Christian Weiss graduated in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science and Sociology (M.A.) at [http://www.cl.uni-heidelberg.de/ University of Heidelberg/Germany], in 2002 and IKP, University of Bonn Germany (PhD) in 2006. His PhD thesis was on "Adaptive Audio-Visual Synthesis" covering statistical learning for video-realistic audio visual synthesis. He was working in a German Research Foundation [http://www.dfg.de/en/index.html/ DFG] granted project on automatic training strategies for unit-selection based speech synthesis. Previous he worked for IBM European Speech Research and was a DAAD/JSPS Fellow  at the Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan [http://kt-lab.ics.nitech.ac.jp/index-e.php/ Nitech]. His research interests are in speech synthesis, audio-visual synthesis and statistical learning.   
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Christian Weiss graduated in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science and Sociology (M.A.) at [http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/index_e.html/ University of Heidelberg], Germany in 2002 and IKP, [http://www.uni-bonn.de/index_en.shtml/ University of Bonn], Germany (PhD) in 2006. His PhD thesis was on "Adaptive Audio-Visual Synthesis" covering statistical learning for video-realistic audio visual synthesis. He was working in a German Research Foundation [http://www.dfg.de/en/index.html/ DFG] granted project on automatic training strategies for unit-selection based speech synthesis. Previous he worked for IBM European Speech Research and was a DAAD/JSPS Fellow  at the Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan [http://kt-lab.ics.nitech.ac.jp/index-e.php/ Nitech]. His research interests are in speech synthesis, audio-visual synthesis and statistical learning.   
  
 
He is a member of [http://www.gi-ev.de/ GI] and [http://www.isca-speech.org/ ISCA].
 
He is a member of [http://www.gi-ev.de/ GI] and [http://www.isca-speech.org/ ISCA].

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Christian Weiss


Christian Weiss graduated in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science and Sociology (M.A.) at University of Heidelberg, Germany in 2002 and IKP, University of Bonn, Germany (PhD) in 2006. His PhD thesis was on "Adaptive Audio-Visual Synthesis" covering statistical learning for video-realistic audio visual synthesis. He was working in a German Research Foundation DFG granted project on automatic training strategies for unit-selection based speech synthesis. Previous he worked for IBM European Speech Research and was a DAAD/JSPS Fellow at the Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan Nitech. His research interests are in speech synthesis, audio-visual synthesis and statistical learning.

He is a member of GI and ISCA.

Publications

International Conferences

2007

  • Christian Weiss, Luís C. Oliveira, Sérgio Paulo, Carlos Miguel Duarte Mendes, Luís António Dias Mestre Figueira, Marco Vala, Pedro Sequeira, Ana Paiva, Thurid Vogt, Elisabeth Andre, ECIRCUS: Building Voices for Autonomous Speaking Agents, In 6th Speech Synthesis Workshop, ISCA, Bonn, August 2007

2006

  • Christian Weiss, Wolfgang Hess, Conditional Random Fields for Hierarchical Segment Selection in TTS, In ICSLP 2006, series 9, Pittsburgh, USA, September 2006
  • Christian Weiss, Wolfgang Hess, CRF's for Acoustic Segement-Selection: A Case Study, In Advances in Speech Technology, series 13, Maribor, Slovenia, July 2006

National Conferences

2006

  • Christian Weiss, Maria Joao Barros, Maximum Entropy motivated Grapheme-to-Phoneme, Stress and Syllable Boundary Prediction for Portuguese Text-to-Speech, In Technologia del Hablas, series 5, Zaragosa, Spain, November 2006