Benjamin K. Reaves

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I'm doing speech - only the stuff below about 10KHz - and Natural Language Processing


Ben's most recent work is at Metabob doing Topic Modelling, and Ellipsis Health in San Francisco, working on the detection of depression in speech. Recently he applied augmented training of deep neural networks to synthesize a specific voice using a limited number of target speaker recordings. His experience with interactive speech applications spans 30 years between Japan and California at Nuance Communications, Panasonic Speech Technology Lab, Oracle Corp, and ATR where his group developed their first real time Speech Translation System. He has been awarded over 7 patents.

Ben's daughter, Grace, graduated Waseda University and works at Disney in "beautiful downtown Burbank."

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