Reima Karhila

Doctoral Student, Project Specialist

Research outputs

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Transparent pronunciation scoring using articulatorily weighted phoneme edit distance

    Karhila, R., Smolander, A. R., Ylinen, S. & Kurimo, M., 1 Jan 2019, Proceedings of Interspeech. International Speech Communication Association, Vol. 2019-September. p. 1866-1870 5 p. (Interspeech - Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  3. Published

    Building personalised speech technology systems with sparse, bad quality or out-of-domain data

    Karhila, R., 2019, Aalto University. 204 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

  4. 2018
  5. Published

    Captaina: Integrated pronunciation practice and data collection portal

    Rouhe, A., Karhila, R., Elg, A., Toivola, M., Khandelwal, M., Smit, P., Smolander, A. R. & Kurimo, M., 2018, Proceedings of Interspeech. International Speech Communication Association, Vol. 2018-September. p. 1051-1052 2 p. (Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  6. Published

    User Experiences from L2 Children Using a Speech Learning Application: Implications for Developing Speech Training Applications for Children

    Uther, M., Smolander, A-R., Junttila, K., Kurimo, M., Karhila, R., Enarvi, S. & Ylinen, S., 2018, In : ADVANCES IN HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION. 6 p., 7345397.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  7. 2017
  8. Published

    Reading validation for pronunciation evaluation in the Digitala project

    Rouhe, A., Karhila, R., Smit, P. & Kurimo, M., Aug 2017, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. International Speech Communication Association, Vol. 2017-August. p. 2050-2051 2 p. (Interspeech: Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  9. Published

    SIAK — A Game for Foreign Language Pronunciation Learning

    Karhila, R., Ylinen, S., Enarvi, S., Palomäki, K., Nikulin, A., Rantula, O., Viitanen, V., Dhinakaran, K., Smolander, A-R., Kallio, H. & 4 others, Junttila, K., Uther, M., Hämäläinen, P. & Kurimo, M., Aug 2017, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. International Speech Communication Association, Vol. 2017-August. p. 3429-3430 (Interspeech: Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  10. Published

    Towards the phonetic basis of spoken second language assessment: temporal features as indicators of perceived proficiency level

    Kallio, H., Šimko, J., Huhta, A., Karhila, R., Vainio, M., Lindroos, E., Hildén, R. & Kurimo, M., 2017, Näkökulmia toisen kielen puheeseen : Insights into Second Language Speech. 10 ed. Suomen Soveltavan Kielitieteen Yhdistys AFinLA, p. 193-213 (AFINLA-E: SOVELTAVAN KIELITIETEEN TUTKIMUKSIA).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  11. 2016
  12. Published

    Developing a high-stake digital spoken language proficiency assessment: Results from pilot tests

    Kallio, H., Hilden, R., Kurimo, M., Vainio, M., Karhila, R. & Lindroos, E., 2016, p. 1214-1214. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  13. Published

    Digitala: An augmented test and review process prototype for high-stakes spoken foreign language examination

    Karhila, R., Rouhe, A., Smit, P., Mansikkaniemi, A., Kallio, H., Lindroos, E., Hildén, R., Vainio, M. & Kurimo, M., 2016, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association: Interspeech'16, San Francisco, USA, Sept. 8-12, 2016. International Speech Communication Association, Vol. 08-12-September-2016. p. 784-785 2 p. (Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  14. 2014
  15. Published

    Noise in HMM-Based Speech Synthesis Adaptation: Analysis, Evaluation Methods and Experiments

    Karhila, R., Remes, U. & Kurimo, M., 2014, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. 8, 2, p. 285-295

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  16. Published

    On the role of missing data imputation and NMF feature enhancement in building synthetic voices using reverberant speech

    Gowda, D., Kallasjoki, H., Karhila, R., Contan, C., Palomäki, K., Giurgiu, M. & Kurimo, M., 2014, Interspeech-2014, Singapore, September 14-18, 2014. Singapore: ISCA, p. 2947-2951

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  17. Published

    The Simple4All entry to the Blizzard Challenge 2014

    Suni, A., Raitio, T., Gowda, D., Karhila, R., Gibson, M. & Watts, O., 2014, Blizzard Challenge 2014 Workshop, Singapore, September 19, 2014.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  18. 2013
  19. Published

    HMM-based speech synthesis adaptation using noisy data: analysis and evaluation methods

    Karhila, R., Remes, U. & Kurimo, M., 2013, The 38th international Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2013. p. 6930-6934 (International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  20. Published

    Lombard Modified Text-to-Speech Synthesis for Improved Intelligibility: Submission for the Hurricane Challenge 2013

    Suni, A., Karhila, R., Raitio, T., Kurimo, M., Vainio, M. & Alku, P., 2013, Interspeech, Lyon, 25 August 2013 - 29 August 2013: 14TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION (INTERSPEECH 2013. p. 3529-3533 (Interspeech).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  21. Published

    Objective evaluation measures for speaker-adaptive HMM-TTS systems

    Remes, U., Karhila, R. & Kurimo, M., 2013, 8th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop, (SSW8), Barcelona, 31 August 2013 - 2 September 3013. p. 177-181

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  22. Published

    Personalising speech-to-speech translation: unsupervised cross-lingual speaker adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis

    Dines, J., Liang, H., Saheer, L., Gibson, M., Byrne, W., Oura, K., Tokuda, K., Yamagishi, J., King, S., Wester, M. & 3 others, Hirsimäki, T., Karhila, R. & Kurimo, M., 2013, In : Computer Speech and Language. 27, 2, p. 420-437

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  23. 2012
  24. Published

    Creating synthetic voices for children by adapting adult average voice using stacked transformations and VTLN

    Karhila, R., Doddipatla, R. S., Kurimo, M. & Smit, P., 2012, ICASSP IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, March 25-30, 2012. Kyoto: IEEE, p. 4501-4504 (International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  25. 2011
  26. Published

    Rapid Adaptation of Foreign-accented HMM-based Speech Synthesis

    Karhila, R. & Wester, M., 2011, The 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH. Florence

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  27. Published

    Speaker similarity evaluation of foreign-accented speech synthesis using HMM-based speaker adaptation

    Wester, M. & Karhila, R., 2011, ICASSP The IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Prague: IEEE, p. 5372-5375 (International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  28. 2010
  29. Published

    Personalising speech-to-speech translation in the EMIME project

    Kurimo, M., Byrne, W., Dines, J., Garner, P. N., Gibson, M., Guan, Y., Hirsimäki, T., Karhila, R., King, S., Liang, H. & 9 others, Oura, K., Saheer, L., Shannon, M., Shiota, S., Tian, J., Tokuda, K., Wester, M., Wu, Y-J. & Yamagishi, J., 2010, The ACL 2010 System Demonstrations. ACL, p. 48-53

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  30. Published

    Speaker adaptation and the evaluation of speaker similarity in the EMIME speech-to-speech translation project

    Wester, M., Dines, J., Gibson, M., Liang, H., Wu, Y-J., Saheer, L., King, S., Oura, K., Garner, P. N., Byrne, W. & 9 others, Guan, Y., Hirsimäki, T., Karhila, R., Kurimo, M., Shannon, M., Shiota, S., Tian, J., Tokuda, K. & Yamagishi, J., 2010, The 7th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop, SSW7. ISCA

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  31. Published

    Thousands of Voices for HMM-Based Speech Synthesis-Analysis and Application of TTS Systems Built on Various ASR Corpora

    Yamagishi, J., Usabaev, B., King, S., Watts, O., Dines, J., Tian, J., Hu, R., Guan, Y., Oura, K., Tokuda, K. & 2 others, Karhila, R. & Kurimo, M., 2010, In : IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUDIO SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROCESSING. 18, 5, p. 984-1004

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  32. Published

    Unsupervised cross-lingual speaker adaptation for accented speech recognition

    Karhila, R. & Kurimo, M., 2010, 2010 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology. Berkeley

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  33. Published

    Unsupervised cross-lingual speaker adaptation for HMM-based speech synthesis using two-pass decision tree construction

    Gibson, M., Hirsimäki, T., Karhila, R., Kurimo, M. & Byrne, W., 2010, ICASSP The IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Dallas: IEEE, p. 4642-4645 (International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  34. 2009
  35. Published

    Thousands of Voices for HMM-based Speech Synthesis

    Yamagishi, J., Usabaev, B., King, S., Watts, O., Dines, J., Tian, J., Hu, R., Guan, Y., Oura, K., Tokuda, K. & 2 others, Karhila, R. & Kurimo, M., 2009, The 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH 2009. ISCA

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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