Sreeharsha YELLA, new Idiap research assistant

Sreeharsha has joined Idiap as a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Fabio Valente.

Sreeharsha will be working on automatic role detection in meetings using non-verbal cues present in speech signal as part of IM2 project. He has completed his masters in computer science and engineering from IIIT, Hyderabad, India recently (August, 2010). During his masters thesis he has explored various techniques and features that are useful for speech summarization when text transcripts of speech files are not available.