Senior Research Engineer
I am no longer with SRI and have joined the
Speech and Dialog Research Group at Microsoft Research.
I am also affiliated with the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley.
For current information please check
here or email
For all SRILM-related matters please contact
For all other SRI-related matters please contact
speaker and language recognition,
language and phonetic modeling,
Recent projects include:
Meeting recognition and understanding,
Prosody for dialog systems
Large vocabulary recognition,
Speech in Noisy Environments,
Hidden Word-Level Events in Spontaneous Speech,
Information Extraction from Speech
SRI Language Modeling Toolkit
Version 1.7.1 released
MetaDB - A simple configuration file parser
Ph.D., Computer Science,
University of California at Berkeley, 1994
Bayesian Learning of Probabilistic Language Models
Research Assistant and Postdoctoral Researcher,
International Computer Science Institute, 1989-1994
Diplom, Computer Science,
Technische Universität München, 1988
Thesis (in German):
Generation of natural language sentences in unification-based grammars --
A connectionist approach
A short NSF-style bio can be found here.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Most recently, co-organized workshop on
New Tools and Methods for Very-Large-Scale Phonetics Research.
For professional activities and past affiliations see here.
Microsoft Academic Search author page
Google Scholar citations page
list of publications by research topics
list of papers with abstracts from the STAR database.
Some representative publications are listed below:
A. Stolcke (1995),
An Efficient Probabilistic Context-Free Parsing Algorithm
that Computes Prefix Probabilities.
Computational Linguistics 21(2), 165-201.
A. Stolcke, K. Ries, N. Coccaro, E. Shriberg, R. Bates, D. Jurafsky,
P. Taylor, R. Martin, C. Van Ess-Dykema, & M. Meteer (2000),
Dialogue Act Modeling for Automatic Tagging and Recognition of
Computational Linguistics 26(3), 339-373.
E. Shriberg, A. Stolcke, D. Hakkani-Tur, & G. Tur (2000),
Prosody-Based Automatic Segmentation of Speech into Sentences and Topics,
Speech Communication 32(1-2), 127-154
(Special Issue on Accessing Information in Spoken Audio).
L. Mangu, E. Brill, & A. Stolcke (2000),
Finding consensus in speech recognition:
word error minimization and other applications of confusion networks,
Computer Speech and Language 14(4), 373-400.
A. Stolcke (2002),
SRILM -- An Extensible Language Modeling Toolkit.
Proc. Intl. Conf. on Spoken Language Processing,
vol. 2, pp. 901-904, Denver.
A. Stolcke, X. Anguera, K. Boakye, O. Cetin, F. Grezl, A. Janin,
A. Mandal, B. Peskin, C. Wooters, & J. Zheng (2005),
Further Progress in Meeting Recognition: The ICSI-SRI Spring 2005
Speech-to-Text Evaluation System.
Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction:
Second International Workshop, MLMI 2005,
Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series,
Volume 3869, S. Renals and S. Bengio, editors, pp. 463-475.
© 2006 Springer-Verlag.
A. Stolcke, S. Kajarekar, L. Ferrer, & E. Shriberg (2007),
Speaker Recognition with Session Variability Normalization Based on
MLLR Adaptation Transforms,
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing,
Special issue on speaker and language recognition.