Paavo Alku


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Artistic and research interests

Paavo Alku received his M.Sc., Lic.Tech., and Dr.Sc. (Tech.) degrees from Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland in 1986, 1988, and 1992, respectively. He was an Assistant Professor at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1993, and the University of Turku, Finland, from 1994 to 1999. He is currently a Professor of speech communication technology at School of Electrical Engineering, Aalto University. His research interests are analysis and parameterization of speech production, parametric speech synthesis, spectral modeling of speech, speech enhancement, and cerebral processing of speech.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Science (Technology), Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Licentiate of Science (Technology), Information Technology, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Master of Science (Technology), Information Technology, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

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