Publications
Journals

Milton Sarria-Paja, Tiago H. Falk, Fusion of auditory inspired amplitude modulation spectrum and cepstral features for whispered and normal speech speaker verification, Computer Speech & Language, Volume 45, 2017.

Milton Sarria-Paja and Tiago H. Falk, Strategies to Enhance Whispered Speech Speaker Verification: A Comparative Analysis, Journal of the Canadian Acoustical Association, Vol 43, No. 4 (2015).

Milton Sarria-Paja and Tiago H. Falk, Whispered Speech Detection in Noise Using Auditory-Inspired Modulation Spectrum Features. IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 20, No. 8, pp. 783-786, Aug. 2013. 

Milton Sarria-Paja and Germán Castellanos-Domínguez, Discriminative Training by Maximizing a Distance between two Class Models (Published in Spanish). TecnoLógicas - Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano at Medellín, Special issue I, Vol. 1, pp.113 - 132 , 2010. 

Johanna Carvajal-González, Milton Sarria-Paja and Germán Castellanos-Domínguez, On Classification Improvement by Using an Approximate Discriminative Hidden Markov Model. Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad de Antioquia, Vol 1 (55), pp. 174-183, 2010. 

Milton Sarria-Paja and Germán Castellanos-Domínguez, Discriminative Training Based On Mahalanobis Distance For Pathologic Voice Detection (Published in Spanish). Dyna - Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Vol. 1 (64), pp. 220- 228, 2010. 

Milton Sarria-Paja, Statistical Dynamic Models in Biomedical Applications (Published in Spanish). TecnoLogicas - Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano at Medellín, Vol. 1 (special issue 2009), pp. 11-28.

Johanna Carvajal-González, Milton Sarria-Paja, Álvaro Ángel Orozco Gutiérrez and Germán Castellanos-Domínguez, Dimensionality Space Reduction for HMM using DPCA (Published in Spanish). Avances En Sistemas e Informática – Universidad Nacional de Colombia at Medellín, Vol. 1 (5), pp. 201 - 212 , 2008.

Conferences

Milton Sarria-Paja, Tiago H. Falk, Variants of Mel-frequency Cepstral Coefficients for Improved Whispered Speech Speaker Verification in Mismatched Conditions, In Proc: 2017 European Signal Processing Conference, August 28 to September 2, 2017

Dennis Orth, D. Kolossa, Milton Sarria-Paja, K. Schaller, A. Pech and M. Heckmann, A maximum likelihood method for driver-specific critical-gap estimation, 2017 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), Los Angeles, CA, 2017

Milton Sarria-Paja, Mohammed Senoussaoui, Douglas O’Shaughnessy and Tiago H. Falk, Feature Mapping, Score-, and Feature-Level Fusion for Improved Normal and Whispered Speech Speaker Verification, International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2016, March 20-25, shanghai China. 

Milton Sarria-Paja, Mohammed Senoussaoui and Tiago H. Falk, The effects of whispered speech on state-of-the-art voice based biometrics systems, IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 3-6, 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 

Mohammed Senoussaoui, Milton Sarria-Paja, João F. Santos, and Tiago H. Falk, Model Fusion for Multimodal Depression Classification and Level Detection, in Proc. 4th Intl. Audio/Visual Emotion Challenge and Workshop, November 7, 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Anderson Avila, Milton Sarria-Paja, Francisco Fraga, Douglas O’Shaughnessy and Tiago H. Falk, Improving the Performance of Far-Field Speaker Verification Using Multi-Condition Training: The Case of GMM-UBM and i-vector Systems, in Proc. 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. September 14-18, 2014, Singapore.

Milton Sarria-Paja, Tiago H. Falk and Douglas O’Shaughnessy, Whispered speaker verification and gender detection using Weighted Instantaneous Frequencies, in Proc. 38th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP). May 26 - 31, 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

Milton Sarria-Paja and Tiago H. Falk, Automated Dysarthria Severity Classification for Improved Objective Intelligibility Assessment of Spastic Dysarthric Speech, in Proc. 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. September 9-13, 2012, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Milton Sarria-Paja and Germán Castellanos-Domínguez, Robust pathological voice detection based on component information from HMM, in Proc. An ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Non-Linear Speech Processing (NOLISP). November 07-09, 2011, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Milton Sarria-Paja, Germán Castellanos-Domínguez and Andres Quiceno-Manrique, Robust Murmur detection based on a support vector machine classifier and Time-Frequency representation, in Proc. 7th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering Research , November 10-12, 2010, Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Milton Sarria-Paja, Germán Castellanos-Domínguez and Edilson Delgado-Trejos, A new approach to discriminative HMM training for pathological voice classification, in Proc. EMBC 2010 – IEEE EMBS conference, August 31 – September 4, 2010 , Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Milton Sarria-Paja, Germán Castellanos-Domínguez and Natalia Gaviria-Gómez, Principal Component Analysis for HMM-Based Pathological Voice Detection, in Proc. 6th International Workshop on Models and Analysis of Vocal Emissions for Biomedical Applications, December 14 - 16, 2009 , Firenze, Italy.

Milton Sarria-Paja, Genaro Daza-Santacoloma and Germán Castellanos-Domínguez, Feature Selection in Pathological Voice Classification Using Dynamic Of Component Analysis, in Proc. 4th International Symposium on Image/Video Communications over fixed and mobile network. July 9 – 11, 2008, Bilbao, Spain.

Johanna Carvajal-González, Milton Sarria-Paja and Germán Castellanos-Domínguez, Análisis comparativo del entrenamiento de modelos ocultos de Markov mediante esquemas generativos y discriminativos, in Proc. XIII Simposio de Tratamiento de Señales, Imágenes y Visión Artificial STSIVA 2008. September 10 – 12, 2008, Bucaramanga, Colombia.

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