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Graduate Exam Abstract


Evan Ruzanski

Ph.D. Qualifying

September 19, 2008, 11:30 AM

LSC 208

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Abstract: This is a qualifying exam.

Adviser: Dr. V. Chandrasekar
Co-Adviser: N/A
Non-ECE Member: Dr. Paul Mielke (Statistics)
Member 3: Dr. V.N. Bringi (ECE)
Addional Members: N/A

Publications:
1. E. Ruzanski, J.H.L. Hansen, J. Meyerhoff, G. Saviolakis, and M. Koenig, "Effects of Phoneme Characteristics on TEO Feature-based Automatic Stress Detection in Speech". Proc. of 30th IEEE Intern. Conf. on Acoustic, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-2005), Vol. 1, pp. 357-360, Philadelphia, PA, March 2005.
2. E. Ruzanski, J.H.L. Hansen, D. Finan, J. Meyerhoff, "Improved 'TEO' Feature-based Automatic Stress Detection Using Physiological and Acoustic Speech Sensors". Proc. of INTERSPEECH-2005, pp. 2653-2656, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2005.
3. E. Ruzanski, "Effects of MP3 encoding on the sounds of music", IEEE Potentials, Vol. 25, No. 2, Mar.-Apr. 2006, pp. 43-45.
4. E. Ruzanski, J.H.L. Hansen, J. Meyerhoff, G. Saviolakis, M. Koenig, "Stress Level Classification of Speech Using Euclidean Distance Metrics in a Novel Hybrid Multi-Dimensional Feature Space". Proc. of 31st IEEE Intern. Conf. on Acoustic, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP-2006), p. 425-428, Toulouse,


Publications to be Reviewed:
A Kernel-Based Spatio-Temporal Dynamical Model for Nowcasting Weather Radar Reflectivities Ke XU, Christopher K. WIKLE, and Neil I. FOX. J. American Statistical Association, Vol 100, No 472, Year 2005.



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