Michael Saxon

Ph.D. Student, ECE+NLP
UC Santa Barbara

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International Conference and Journal Publications


New! 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)
arXiv:1911.11360 [pdf]

New! Semantic Complexity in End-to-End Spoken Language Understanding
Samridhi Choudhary*, Joe McKenna*, Michael Saxon*, Grant Strimel, Athanasios Mouchtaris
Interspeech 2020

New! UncommonVoice: A Crowdsourced Dataset of Dysphonic Speech
Meredith Moore, Piyush Papreja, Michael Saxon, Visar Berisha, Sethuraman Panchanathan
Interspeech 2020


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

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


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
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