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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.

Turner, B.J., I. Zawadzki, and U. Germann, 2004: Predictability of Precipitation from Continental Radar Images. Part III: Operational Nowcasting Implementation (MAPLE). J. Appl. Meteor., 43, 231–248.

Program of Study: