Theses

  1. Prototyping a Language Model for the Transcription of German Medical Reports: An Empirical Study Lange, Patrick L. Advisors: Sharp, Bernadette and Suendermann-Oeft, David Staffordshire University, UK, 2015 Thesis for the Award of Masters by Research in Computing Science [PDF]

2018

  1. Interview With an Avatar: A Real-Time Cloud-Based Virtual Dialog Agent for Educational and Job Training Applications Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Pautler, David, Lange, Patrick, and Suendermann-Oeft, David Research Memorandum No. RM-18-02, 2018 [PDF]
  2. Game-based spoken dialog language learning applications for young students Evanini, Keelan, Timpe-Laughlin, Veronika, Tsuprun, Eugene, Blood, Ian, Lee, Jeremy, Bruno, James, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Lange, Patrick, and Suendermann-Oeft, David In Proc. of Interspeech, 2018 [PDF]
  3. Toward Scalable Dialog Technology for Conversational Language Learning: A Case Study of the TOEFL\textregistered MOOC Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Pautler, David, Lange, Patrick, Tsuprun, Eugene, Ubale, Rutuja, Evanini, Keelan, and Suendermann-Oeft, David In Proc. of Interspeech, 2018 [PDF]
  4. Leveraging Multimodal Dialog Technology for the Design of Automated and Interactive Student Agents for Teacher Training Pautler, David, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Cofino, Kirby, Lange, Patrick L., and Suendermann-Oeft, David In Proc. of the 19th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGdial), 2018 [PDF]

2017

  1. Developing speech processing technologies for shared book reading with a computer Loukina, Anastassia, Beigman Klebanov, Beata, Lange, Patrick L., Gyawali, Binod, and Qian, Yao In Proc. of WOCCI 2017: 6th International Workshop on Child Computer Interaction, 2017 [PDF]
  2. Exploring ASR-free end-to-end modeling to improve spoken language understanding in a cloud-based dialog system Qian, Yao, Ubale, Rutuja, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Lange, Patrick L., Suendermann‐Oeft, David, Evanini, Keelan, and Tsuprun, Eugene In Proc. of the IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU), 2017 [PDF]
  3. Using Vision and Speech Features for Automated Prediction of Performance Metrics in Multimodal Dialogs Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Lange, Patrick L., Evanini, Keelan, Molloy, Hillary, Tsuprun, Eugene, Qian, Yao, and Suendermann-Oeft, David ETS Research Report Series, 2017 [PDF]
  4. A Multimodal Dialog System for Language Assessment: Current State and Future Directions Suendermann-Oeft, David, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Yu, Zhou, Qian, Yao, Evanini, Keelan, Lange, Patrick L., Wang, Xinhao, and Zechner, Klaus ETS Research Report Series, 2017 [PDF]
  5. Multimodal HALEF: An Open-Source Modular Web-Based Multimodal Dialog Framework Yu, Zhou, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Mundkowsky, Robert, Lange, Patrick L., Ivanov, Alexei V., Black, Alan W., and Suendermann-Oeft, David Dialogues with Social Robots, 2017 [PDF]
  6. Assembling the jigsaw: How multiple open standards are synergistically combined in the HALEF multimodal dialog system Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Suendermann-Oeft, David, Lange, Patrick L., Mundkowsky, Robert, Ivanov, Alexei V., Yu, Zhou, Qian, Yao, and Evanini, Keelan Multimodal Interaction with W3C Standards, 2017 [PDF]
  7. Crowdsourcing Multimodal Dialog Interactions: Lessons Learned from the HALEF Case Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Suendermann-Oeft, David, Molloy, Hillary, Tsuprun, Eugene, Lange, Patrick L., and Evanini, Keelan In Proc. of the Workshop on Crowdsourcing, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence Agents at the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2017 [PDF]
  8. An Open-source Dialog System with Real-Time Engagement Tracking for Job Interview Training Applications Yu, Zhou, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Lange, Patrick L., and Suendermann‐Oeft, David In Proc. of the International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), 2017 [PDF]
  9. Towards End-to-End Modeling of Spoken Language Understanding in a Cloud-based Spoken Dialog System Qian, Yao, Ubale, Rutuja, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Lange, Patrick L., Suendermann‐Oeft, David, Evanini, Keelan, and Tsuprun, Eugene In Proc. of the 21st Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL), 2017 [PDF]
  10. An Open Source Standards-Compliant Voice Browser with Support for Multiple Language Understanding Implementations Schnelle-Walka, Dirk, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Radomski, Stefan, Lange, Patrick L., and Suendermann‐Oeft, David In Proc. of the 21st Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SEMDIAL), 2017 [PDF]
  11. Human and Automated Scoring of Fluency , Pronunciation and Intonation During Human – Machine Spoken Dialog Interactions Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Lange, Patrick L., Evanini, Keelan, Molloy, Hillary, and Suendermann-Oeft, David In Proc. of Interspeech, 2017 [PDF]
  12. Improving Sub-Phone Modeling for Better Native Language Identification with Non-Native English Speech Qian, Yao, Evanini, Keelan, Wang, Xinhao, Suendermann-Oeft, David, Pugh, Robert A., Lange, Patrick L., Molloy, Hillary, and Soong, Frank K. In Proc. of Interspeech, 2017 [PDF]
  13. A Modular, Multimodal Open-Source Virtual Interviewer Dialog Agent Cofino, Kirby, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Lange, Patrick L., Pautler, David, Suendermann-Oeft, David, and Evanini, Keelan In Proc. of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), 2017 [PDF]

2016

  1. Bootstrapping Development of a Cloud-Based Spoken Dialog System in the Educational Domain From Scratch Using Crowdsourced Data Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Suendermann-Oeft, David, Lange, Patrick L., Ivanov, Alexei V., Evanini, Keelan, Yu, Zhou, Tsuprun, Eugene, and Qian, Yao ETS Research Report Series, 2016 [PDF]
  2. Speed vs. Accuracy: Designing an Optimal ASR System for Spontaneous Non-Native Speech in a Real-Time Application Ivanov, Alexei V., Lange, Patrick L., Suendermann-Oeft, David, Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Qian, Yao, Yu, Zhou, and Tao, Jidong In Proc. of the International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS), 2016 [PDF]
  3. LVCSR System on a Hybrid GPU-CPU Embedded Platform for Real-Time Dialog Applications Ivanov, Alexei V., Lange, Patrick L., and Suendermann-Oeft, David In Proc. of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGdial), 2016 [PDF]
  4. Development of an Audiovisual Database of Human-Machine Conversations for Educational Learning and Assessment Applications Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Suendermann-Oeft, David, Lange, Patrick L., Mundkowsky, Robert, Ivanov, Alexei V., Yu, Zhou, Qian, Yao, and Evanini, Keelan In Proc. of the Workshop on Computational Models for Learning Systems and Educational Assessment (CMLA), 2016 [PDF]
  5. Interview with an Avatar: A Real-Time Engagement Tracking-Enabled Cloud-Based Multimodal Dialog System for Learning and Assessment Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Lange, Patrick L., Pautler, David, Yu, Zhou, and Suendermann‐Oeft, David In Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT), 2016 [PDF]

2015

  1. Fast and Power Efficient Hardware-Accelerated Cloud-Based ASR for Remote Dialog Applications Ivanov, Alexei V., Lange, Patrick L., and Suendermann-Oeft, David In Proc. of the IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU), 2015 [PDF]
  2. A Modular Open-Source Standard-Compliant Dialog System Framework with Video Support Ramanarayanan, Vikram, Yu, Zhou, Mundkowsky, Robert, Lange, Patrick L., Ivanov, Alexei V., Black, Alan W., and Suendermann‐Oeft, David In Proc. of the IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU), 2015 [PDF]

2014

  1. Tuning Sphinx to Outperform Google’s Speech Recognition API Lange, Patrick L., and Suendermann-Oeft, David In Proc. of Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung 2014 (ESSV), 2014 [PDF]
  2. Evaluation of Freely Available Speech Synthesis Voices for Halef Mory, Martin, Lange, Patrick, Mehrez, Tarek, and Suendermann-Oeft, David In Proc. of Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science (NLPCS), 2014 [PDF]
  3. Comparing Open-Source Speech Recognition Toolkits Gaida, Christian, Lange, Patrick L., Petrick, Rico, Proba, Patrick, Malatawy, Ahmed, and Suendermann‐Oeft, David DHBW Stuttgart, 2014 [PDF]