Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Speech Technology

when 15 May 2023 - 16 May 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 EC
fee EUR 95

Participate in the cutting-edge of speech tech through hands-on interactive workshops in robotics, video games, and virtual agents. Plus, keynote lectures by speech tech entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley companies, and scholars. Network, learn, enjoy!

Course leader

Matt Coler

Target group

This school is intended for:

undergraduates interested in AI, computing science, human-machine interaction, and applied linguistics who want to learn more about the field
graduates and PhDs interested in speech tech or AI who want to learn about current issues in the field, new applications, and are interested in the professional opportunities in the field.
all students who want to network, share ideas in a poster session, and learn about the field of speech technology.

Course aim

After this summer school you will have:

1. learned about key concepts relating to the state-of-the-art in speech technology (specifically speech recognition and synthesis)
2. learned about applications of speech technology in industry (including robotics, video games, artificial voices, among others)
3. gained hands-on experience moving from theory to practice by working on diverse speech technology projects in workshops developed by academia and industry.
4. worked together in international, intercultural teams of students from different backgrounds

Credits info

1 EC
Preparation: 2 hours
Lectures: 9.3 hours per day x 3 days
Presentation: [depends on if student is presenting a poster]

Fee info

EUR 95: for UG/ENLIGHT (excluding farewell dinner)
EUR 135: for others (excluding farewell dinners)

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