Venkata Ramana Rao Gadde
Senior Research Engineer



Contact Information

Speech Technology And Research(STAR) Laboratory
SRI International, EJ105
333 Ravenswood Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tele: (650) 859-5653
Fax: (650) 859-5984
Email: ramana@speech.sri.com

Research Interests

Acoustic Modeling
Speaker and Environment Adaptation
Prosody Modeling

Key Publications

The Modified Group Delay Function and It's Application to Phoneme Recognition, Hema A Murthy and Venkata Ramana Rao Gadde, Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing(ICASSP2003), Apr 2003.

Building an ASR System for Noisy Environments: SRI's 2001 SPINE Evaluation System, Venkata Ramana Rao Gadde, Andreas Stolcke, Dimitra Vergyri, Jing Zheng, Kemal Sonmez, and Anand Venkataraman, Proc. International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP2002), Sept 2002.

Modeling Word Duration for Better Speech Recognition, Venkata Ramana Rao Gadde, Proc. Of Speech Transcription Workshop, May 16-19, 2000, Maryland.

Parameter tying and Gaussian clustering for Faster, Smaller and Better Speech Recognition, Ananth Sankar and Ramana Rao Gadde, Proc. Of European Conference on Speech Technology (EUROSPEECH 99), vol.4, pp1711-1714.

Word Boundary Detection Using Pitch Variations , G.V.Ramana Rao and J.Srichand, Proc. International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP96), Philadelphia, pp813-816, Oct 1996.

Word boundary hypothesisation in Hindi speech, G.V.Ramana Rao and B.Yegnanarayana, Computer Speech and Language, vol.5, no.4, pp379-392, Dec 1991.

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