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1st EAI International Conference on ICT for Development for Africa

September 25–27, 2017 | Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Lou Boves

Lou Boves received his PhD degree in 1984, from the Catholic University Nijmegen, today Radboud University Nijmegen, where he was appointed full professor in Language and Speech Technology in 1998. From 1995 to 2000 Lou Boves has worked as a part-time consultant to KPN Research and KPN Telecom (at the time the national telecommunications company in the Netherlands). He went into retirement in 2011.
Lou Boves has originated and coordinated a large number of national and European projects on automatic speech synthesis, automatic speech recognition, speaker verification, language modelling and speech-language resources. He has published a large number of papers in journals such as The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Speech Communication, Computer Speech and Language, EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands Journal, Traitement Automatique des Langues, Journal of Writing Research. In addition, he has contributed to many papers in conferences such as Interspeech and ICASSP.
Since many years Lou Boves is also involved in research that aims to apply the insights gained in developing automatic language and speech processing systems for simulating human speech and language processing.