Antony Hernandez

Antony  Hernandez
MIT EECS | CS+HASS Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar
Advisor: Jeung-Yoon Elizabeth Choi
Department: EECS
Years: 2021-2022
Research Project Title:

Multilanguage Processing

abstract:A speech annotation system developed for English that identifies landmarks and other acoustic cues to distinctive features (Stevens 2002, Huilgol et al. 2019) will be generalized to many languages. This process includes retrieving the (allo) phone sequence for the words of a target utterance from a standard lexicon, converting this sequence into an underlying phoneme sequence, and then generating citation-form landmark and other acoustic cue sequences from the phoneme sequence and its features. This standard set is presented to labelers who examine the waveform of the target utterance and mark which of the predicted cues have been realized, or deleted, and where unpredicted cues have been inserted.

I want to delve deeper into my research. At the beginning of my research, I didn't have much knowledge about researching or the tools/methods used. However, with time spent researching and taking classes, I am at a much better place knowledge wise than I was before. I want to learn how to effectively communicate my research results to a diverse audience. I am excited for the challenges I may encounter in the process, and to overcome them.