Current Research Interests

Automatic speech recognition; Text-to-speech; Speaker recognition; Language recognition; Speech enhancement and separation; Audio event/scene classification; Music information processing; Hearing aids and cochlear implants; Pathological speech processing; Communication and cognitive disorders.

Technology Transfer

Funded Projects (recent)

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Jiarui Wang, Si Ioi Ng, Dehua Tao, Wing Yee Ng and Tan Lee, "A study on acoustic modeling for child speech based on multi-task learning," in Proceedings of ISCSLP 2018, Taipei, November 2018.
  2. Man-Ling Sung, Siyuan Feng and Tan Lee, "Unsupervised pattern discovery from thematic speech archives based on multilingual bottleneck features," in Proceedings of APSIPA ASC 2018, Honolulu, pp.1448-1455, November 2018.
  3. Siyuan Feng and Tan Lee, "Exploiting speaker and phonetic diversity of mismatched language resources for unsupervised subword modeling," in Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2018, Hyderabad, India, pp. 2673-2677, September 2018.
  4. Hong Zhang, Mark Liberman and Tan Lee, "Information structure and prosodic prominence: how does sentence final particle affect Cantonese intonation?"  in Proceedings of  Speech Prosody 2018, Poznań, Poland, pp.903-907, June 13-16, 2018.
  5. Yuzhong Wu and Tan Lee, "Reducing model complexity for DNN based large-Scale audio classification," in Proceedings of ICASSP 2018, pp. 331-335, Calgary, Canada, April 15-20, 2018.
  6. Ying Qin, Tan Lee and Anthony Pak Hin Kong, "Automatic speech assessment for aphasic patients based on syllable-level embedding and supra-segmental duration features," in Proceedings of ICASSP 2018, pp. 5994-5998, Calgary, Canada, April 2018.
  7. Hansjörg Mixdorff, Angelika Hönemann, Albert Rilliard, Tan Lee and Matthew K.H. Ma, "Audio-visual expressions of attitude: How many different attitudes can perceivers decode ?" Speech Communication, Vol.95, pp.114-126, December 2017.
  8. Xurong Xie, Xunying Liu, Tan Lee and Lan Wang, "RNN-LDA clustering for feature based DNN adaptation," in Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, SWEDEN, Stockholm, SWEDEN, pp. 2396-2400, August 20-24, 2017.
  9. Yuanyuan Liu, Tan Lee, P. C. Ching, Thomas K.T. Law and Kathy Y.S. Lee, “Acoustic assessment of disordered voice with continuous speech based on utterance-level ASR posterior features,” in Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, SWEDEN, pp. 2680-2684, August 20-24, 2017.
  10. Lufei Gao, Li Su, Yi-Hsuan Yang and Tan Lee, “Polyphonic piano note transcription with non-negative matrix factorization of differential spectrogram,” Proceedings of ICASSP, pp. 291-295, New Orleans, USA, March 2017.
  11. Anna Chi Shan Kam, , John Ka Keung Sung, Tan Lee, Terence Ka Cheong Wong and Andrew van Hasselt, “Improving mobile phone speech recognition by personalized amplification: application in people with normal hearing and mild-to-moderate hearing loss,” Ear and Hearing, Vol.38, No.2, 2017.