Hervé Bourlard

IDIAP Research Institute, Switzerland

Hervé Bourlard received the Electrical and Computer Science Engineering degree and the Ph.D. degree in applied sciences both from Faculté Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium. After having been a member of the scientific staff at the Philips Research Laboratory of Brussels and an R&D Manager at L&H SpeechProducts, he is now Director of the IDIAP Research Institute and Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne (EPFL), and Director of a National Center of Competence in Research in “Interactive Multimodal Information Management.” He is also an External Fellow of the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) in Berkeley, Calif, and a member of the ICSI Board of Trustees. H. Bourlard is the author/coauthor of 2 books and over 180 reviewed papers (including one IEEE paper award) and book chapters. He is an IEEE Fellow for contributions in the fields of statistical speech recognition and neural networks. He is (or has been) a member of the program and/or scientific committee of numerous international conferences (e.g., General Chairman of IEEE Neural Networks Signal Processing 2002, General Chairman of Eurospeech'2003) and journals, and past Coeditor-in-Chief of the Speech Communication journal. His main interests are in signal processing, statistical pattern classification, multi-channel processing, artificial neural networks, and applied mathematics, with applications to speech processing, speech and speaker recognition, language modeling, computer vision, and multimodal processing.

Biography Updated on 1 March 2007

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