Michael Saxon

Ph.D. Student, CS
UC Santa Barbara

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Conference, Journal, Preprint


New! Self-Supervised Knowledge Assimilation for Expert-Layman Text Style Transfer
Wenda Xu, Michael Saxon, Misha Sra, William Yang Wang
arXiv:2110.02950 [pdf]

New! Counterfactual Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Training Deep Networks
Xinyi Wang, Wenhu Chen, Michael Saxon, William Yang Wang
To appear at NeurIPS 2021!
arXiv:2106.03831 [pdf]

New! Modeling Disclosive Transparency in NLP Application Descriptions
Michael Saxon, Sharon Levy, Xinyi Wang, Alon Albalak, William Yang Wang
To appear at EMNLP 2021 as an oral presentation!
arXiv:2101.00433 [pdf]

End-to-End Spoken Language Understanding for Generalized Voice Assistants
Michael Saxon, Samridhi Choudhary, Joseph P. McKenna, Athanasios Mouchtaris
To appear at Interspeech 2021!
arXiv:2106.09009 [pdf]

Investigating Conspiracy Theories in Text Generation
Sharon Levy, Michael Saxon, William Yang Wang
ACL Findings 2021
arXiv:2101.00379 [pdf]


Robust Estimation of Hypernasality in Dysarthria with Acoustic Model Likelihood Features
Michael Saxon, Ayush Tripathi, Yishan Jiao, Julie Liss, Visar Berisha
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing (2020)
[abs (IEEE)] arXiv:1911.11360 [pdf]

Semantic Complexity in End-to-End Spoken Language Understanding
Joseph P. McKenna*, Samridhi Choudhary*, Michael Saxon*, Grant Strimel, Athanasios Mouchtaris
Interspeech 2020
[abs (ISCA)] arXiv:2008.02858 [pdf]

UncommonVoice: A Crowdsourced Dataset of Dysphonic Speech
Meredith Moore, Piyush Papreja, Michael Saxon, Visar Berisha, Sethuraman Panchanathan
Interspeech 2020
[abs (ISCA)] [pdf]


Say what? A dataset for exploring the error patterns that two ASR engines make
Meredith Moore, Michael Saxon, Hemanth Venkateswara, Visar Berisha, Sethuraman Panchanathan
Interspeech 2019
[abs (ISCA)] [pdf]

Objective Measures of Plosive Nasalization in Hypernasal Speech
Michael Saxon, Julie Liss, Visar Berisha
[pdf (IEEE)] [pdf (ResearchGate)]


2D Grating Pitch Mapping of a through Silicon Via (TSV) and Solder Ball Interconnect Region Using Laser Diffraction
Todd Houghton, Michael Saxon, Zeming Song, Hoa Nguyen, Hanqing Jiang, Hongbin Yu
IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC) 2016
Best Student Interactive Paper Award! [pdf]

Workshop Presentations


Modeling Disclosive Transparency with GPT-2
Michael Saxon, Sharon Levy, Xinyi Wang, Alon Albalak, William Yang Wang
SoCal NLP 2021


A new model for objective estimation of hypernasality from dysarthric speech
Michael Saxon, Julie Liss, Visar Berisha
Workshop on Signal Analytics for Motor Speech (SAMS), Motor Speech Conference 2020


Word Pair Convolutional Model for Happy Moment Classification
Michael Saxon*, Samarth Bhandari*, Lewis Ruskin, Gabrielle Honda
Workshop on Affective Content Analysis, AAAI 2019
CL-Aff Shared Task Runner Up! [pdf]


Chat-Box: Proposing a Mood Analyzer for Individuals with Social Interaction Disabilities
Bineeta Gupta, Michael Saxon, Troy McDaniel, Sethuraman Panchanathan
International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII) Student Abstracts, 2018



ASU Pedestrian LiDAR Dataset—web link
Updated October 2021Google Scholar

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