PhD Paula López Otero  

(PR-PX-CTI)

Department Computer Science
Knowledgment area Computational Science and Artificial Intelligence
Research  Research group Information Retrieval Lab
Research lines Speech technologies. Information retrieval on audiovisual contents. Search on speech. Speech-based emotional state detection .
Keywords Spoken term detection Spoken document retrieval Emotional state detection Depression detection Speech recognition Speaker verification
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Orcid id0000-0003-2859-099X ResearcherIDP-1564-2017 Scopus35179991400

Teaching

Subjects taught

This section shows the teaching given in degrees, masters and other officers studies in last 6 years.

Subject and involved studies Total hours
Computer Science 29
Information Retrieval 16
Operating Systems 35
Subject and involved studies Total hours
Computting
Degree in Industrial Technology Engineering
Degree in Mechanical Engineering
50
Operating Systems
Degree in Computer Engineering
30

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Faculty of Computer Science

Quarter Day Site
1st quarter Tuesday
10:00 a 13:00
Laboratorio 4.2

EOG works and final master thesis directed

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Application for the administrative management of an educational centre

Research results

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Axudas para a consolidación e estruturación de unidades de investigación competitivas-GPC

Funding entity Consellería de Cultura, Educación e Ordenación Universitaria
Main researches Álvaro Barreiro García
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2018

TecAnDali: Red de Tecnologías de Datos Lingüisticos

Funding entity Consellería de Educación e Ordenación Universitaria
Main researches Xulio César Sousa Fernández
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2018

MODELOS DE LENGUAJE PROBABILÍSTICOS PARA RANKINGS PERSONALIZADOS EN SISTEMAS DE ACCESO A LA INFORMACIÓN

Funding entity Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO)
Main researches ALVARO BARREIRO GARCÍA
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2018

TraceThem: Detección multimedia y multilingüe de información sobre personas

Funding entity Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO)
Main researches Carmen García Mateo
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2018

Investigación TIC - Módulos para mellora dun sistema de recoñecemento de locutor

Funding entity Centro Tecnológico Gradiant
Main researches Laura Docío Fernández
Type Contrato
Dates From 20/07/2016 to 20/10/2016

TecAnDali: Red de Tecnologías de Datos Lingüisticos

Funding entity Consellería de Educación e Ordenación Universitaria
Main researches Francisco Dubert García
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2015

Grupo de referencia competitiva

Funding entity Xunta de Galicia
Main researches Carmen García Mateo
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2014 to 15/12/2017

De-identification for Privacy Protection in Multimedia Contents

Funding entity European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)
Main researches Slovodan Ribaric
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 26/03/2013 to 25/03/2017

SpeechTech4All: Investigación avanzada en tecnologías del habla para aplicación a entornos audiovisuales de interacción hombre máquina inclusiva

Funding entity Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO)
Main researches Carmen García Mateo
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2015

Proyecto Táctica

Funding entity Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
Main researches Nuria González Prelcic
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 16/12/2013 to 31/12/2015

Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age

Funding entity European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)
Main researches Massimo Tistarelli
Type Proyecto UE
Dates From 14/03/2012 to 13/03/2016

Grupo de referencia competitiva

Funding entity Xunta de Galicia
Main researches Carmen García Mateo
Type Proyecto Programas Autonomicos
Dates From 01/01/2011 to 30/11/2013

BUCEADOR: Búsqueda de información en contenidos audiovisuales plurilingües

Funding entity Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO)
Main researches Eduardo Rodríguez Banga
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2012

TACOMA: Transcripción automática y correción on-line de material audiovisual

Funding entity Ministerio de Industria, Turismo y Comercio
Main researches Antonio Cardenal López
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 01/10/2009 to 31/12/2010

AVIVAVOZ: Tecnologías para la traducción de voz: reconocimiento, traducción estadística basada en corpus y síntesis

Funding entity Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia
Main researches Eduardo Rodríguez Banga
Type Proyecto Programas Nacionales
Dates From 01/01/2006 to 30/09/2009

ALBAYZIN 2016 Query-by-example Spoken Term Detection 2016 evaluation

Authors Javier Tejedor, Doroteo T. Toledano, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Jorge Proença, Fernando Perdigão, Fernando García-Granada, Anna Pompili, Alberto Abad
Journal EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing

Influence of Speaker De-Identification in Depression Detection

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Carmen Magariños, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Eduardo Rodriguez-Banga, Daniel Erro, Carmen Garcia-Mateo
Journal IET Signal Processing

Reversible Speaker De-Identification Using Pre-Trained Transformation Functions

Authors Carmen Magariños, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Eduardo Rodriguez-Banga, Daniel Erro, Carmen García-Mateo
Journal COMPUTER SPEECH AND LANGUAGE

Ensemble Audio Segmentation for Radio and Television Programmes

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Journal MULTIMEDIA TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS

ALBAYZIN 2016 spoken term detection evaluation: an international open competitive evaluation in Spanish

Authors Javier Tejedor, Doroteo T. Toledano, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Luis Serrano, Inma Hernaez, Alejandro Coucheiro-Limeres, Javier Ferreiros, Julia Olcoz, Jorge Llombart
Journal EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing

Comparison of ALBAYZIN Query-by-example Spoken Term Detection 2012 and 2014 Evaluations

Authors Javier Tejedor, Doroteo T. Toledano, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Journal EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing

Finding Relevant Features for Zero-Resource Query-by-Example Search on Speech

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Journal SPEECH COMMUNICATION

SEA_AP: A Segmentation and Labelling Tool for Prosodic Analysis

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo, Marta Martinez, Rocío Varela Fernández, Elisa Fernández Rei
Journal Dialectología

Albayzín-2014 evaluation: audio segmentation and classification in broadcast news domains

Authors Diego Castán, David Tavárez, Paula Lopez-Otero, Javier Franco Pedroso, Héctor Delgado, Eva Navas, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Daniel Ramos, Javier Serrano, Alfonso Ortega, Eduardo Lleida
Journal EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing

Assessing Speaker Independence on a Speech-Based Depression Level Estimation System

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Journal PATTERN RECOGNITION LETTERS (pages 343 to 350)

Spoken Term Detection ALBAYZIN 2014 evaluation: overview, systems, results and discussion

Authors Javier Tejedor, Doroteo T. Toledano, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo, Antonio Cardenal, Julian David Echeverry-Correa, Alejandro Coucheiro-Limeres, Julia Olcoz, Antonio Miguel
Journal EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing

Better Phoneme Recognisers Lead to Better Phoneme Posteriorgrams for Search on Speech? An Experimental Analysis

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero. Laura Docio-Fernandez. Carmen García-Mateo
Book Advances in Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages
Publishing: Springer .
ISBN: 978-3-319-49169-1
Pages From 128 to 137

Language-Independent Acoustic Cloning of HTS Voices: An Objective Evaluation

Authors Carmen Magariños. Daniel Erro. Paula Lopez-Otero. Eduardo Rodriguez-Banga
Book Advances in Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages
Publishing: Springer .
ISBN: 978-3-319-49169-1
Pages From 54 to 63

On the Influence of Automatic Segmentation and Clustering in Automatic Speech Recognition

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero. Laura Docio-Fernandez. Carmen García-Mateo. Antonio Cardenal
Book Advances in Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages
Publishing: Springer.
ISBN: 978-3-642-35292-8
Pages From 49 to 58

A Fishervoice-SVM Language Identification System

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero. Laura Docio-Fernandez. Carmen García-Mateo
Book Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language
Publishing: Springer .
ISBN: 978-3-642-28884-5
Pages From 381 to 391

Towards Large Scale Multimedia Indexing: A Case Study on Person Discovery in Broadcast News
15th International Workshop on Content-based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI)
International

Authors Nam Le, Hervé Bredin, Gabriel Sargent, Miquel India, Paula Lopez-Otero, Claude Barras, Camille Guinaudeau, Guillaume Gravier, Gabriel Barbosa da Fonseca, Izabela Lyon Freire, Zenilton Patrocínio Jr, Silvio Jamil F. Guimaraes, Gerard Martí, Josep Ramon Morros, Javier Hernando, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo, Sylvain Meignier, Jean-Marc Odobez
Place Florencia (Italia)

Compensating Gender Variability in Query-by-Example Search on Speech using Voice Conversion
Interspeech 2017
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
Place Estocolmo (Suecia)

Depression Detection Using Automatic Transcriptions of De-Identified Speech
Interspeech 2017
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Alberto Abad, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
Place Estocolmo (Suecia)

GTM-UVigo System for Albayzin 2016 Speaker Diarisation Evaluation
Iberspeech 2016
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization Red Temática en Tecnologías del Habla (RTTH)
Place Lisboa (Portugal)

GTM-UVigo Systems for Albayzin 2016 Search on Speech Evaluation
Iberspeech 2016
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization Red Temática en Tecnologías del Habla (RTTH)
Place Lisboa (Portugal)

GTM-UVigo System for Multimodal Person Discovery in Broadcast TV Task at MediaEval 2016
MediaEval 2016
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Hilversum (Países Bajos)

Piecewise Linear Definition of Transformation Functions for Speaker De-Identification
First International Workshop on Sensing, Processing and Learning for Intelligent Machines (SPLINE)
International

Authors Carmen Magariños, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Daniel Erro, Eduardo Rodríguez Banga, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Aalborg (Dinamarca)

Phonetic Unit Selection for Cross-Lingual Query-by-Example Spoken Term Detection
2015 IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop (ASRU)
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Scottsdale, Arizona (Estados Unidos)

Creating Expressive Synthetic Voices by Unsupervised Clustering of Audiobooks
Interspeech 2015
International

Authors Igor Jauk, Antonio Bonafonte, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez
Place Dresden (Alemania)

GTM-UVigo Systems for Person Discovery Task at MediaEval 2015
MediaEval 2015
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Rosalía Barros, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Elisardo González-Agulla, José Luis Alba-Castro, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Wurzen (Alemania)

GTM-UVigo Systems for the Query-by-Example Search on Speech Task at MediaEval 2015
MediaEval 2015
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Wurzen (Alemania)

A Study of Acoustic Features for the Classification of Depressed Speech
37th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO)
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Opatija (Croacia)

A Novel Method for Selecting the Number of Clusters in a Speaker Diarization System
22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO)
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Lisboa (Portugal)

GTM-UVigo System for Albayzin 2014 Audio Segmentation Evaluation
IberSPEECH 2014 - VIII Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla and IV Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las (España)

GTM-UVigo Systems for Albayzin 2014 Search on Speech Evaluation
IberSPEECH 2014 - VIII Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla and IV Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Marta Martínez, Paula Lopez-Otero, Rocío Varela Fernández, Antonio Cardenal, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las (España)

iVectors for Continous Emotion Recognition
IberSPEECH 2014 - VIII Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla and IV Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las (España)

Introducing a Framework for the Evaluation of Music Detection Tools
9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2014)
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization European Language Resources Association
Place Reykjavik (Islandia)

Audiovisual Three-Level Fusion for Continuous Estimation of Russell's Emotion Circumplex
3rd International Audio/Visual Emotion Challenge and Worskhop
International

Authors Enrique Sánchez-Lozano, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Enrique Argones-Rúa, José Luis Alba-Castro
Organization Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Place Barcelona (España)

The UVigo-GTM System for the Albayzin'12 Audio Segmentation Evaluation
IberSPEECH 2012 - VII Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla and III Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Madrid (España)

The UVigo-GTM System for the Albayzin'12 Language Recognition Evaluation
IberSPEECH 2012 - VII Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla and III Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Madrid (España)

GTMTranscriber: a Subtitling Program for Broadcast News in Galician Language
IberSPEECH 2012 - VII Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla and III Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Antonio Cardenal, Carmen García-Mateo, Alberto Espiña, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez
Place Madrid (España)

Multi-site Heterogeneous System Fusions for the Albayzin 2010 Language Recognition Evaluation
2011 IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition & Understanding (ASRU)
International

Authors Luis Javier Rodríguez-Fuentes, Mikel Penagarikano, Amparo Varona, Mireia Díez, Germán Bordel, David Martínez, Jesús Villalba, Antonio Miguel, Alfonso Ortega, Eduardo Lleida, Alberto Abad, Oscar Köller, Isabel Trancoso, Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo, Rahim Saeidi, Mehdi Soufifar, Tomi Kinnunen, Torbjorn Svendsen, Pasi Fränti
Organization Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Place Waikoloa, Hawaii (Estados Unidos)

A Fishervoice-based Speaker Identification System
FALA 2010: "VI Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla" and II Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization Red Temática en Tecnologías del Habla (RTTH)
Place Vigo (España)

The UVigo-GTM Speaker Diarization System for the Albayzin'10 Evaluation
FALA 2010: "VI Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla" and II Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Laura Docio-Fernandez, Paula Lopez-Otero, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization Red Temática en Tecnologías del Habla (RTTH)
Place Vigo (España)

A BIC-POISSON-SVM Segmentation System for the Albayzin'10 Audio Segmentation Evaluation
FALA 2010: "VI Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla" and II Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization Red Temática en Tecnologías del Habla (RTTH)
Place Vigo (España)

The UVigo-GTM Language Verification Systems for the Albayzin 2010 Evaluation
FALA 2010: "VI Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla" and II Iberian SLTech Workshop
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Organization Red Temática en Tecnologías del Habla (RTTH)
Place Vigo (España)

Novel Strategies for Reducing the False Alarm Rate in a Speaker Segmentation System
2010 IEEE Iternational Conference on Acoustcs, Speech and Signal Processing
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Dallas, Texas (Estados Unidos)

MultiBIC: an Improved Speaker Segmentation Technique for TV Shows
Interspeech 2010
International

Authors Paula Lopez-Otero, Laura Docio-Fernandez, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Makuhari (Japón)

An Adaptive Threshold Computation for Unsupervised Speaker Segmentation
Interspeech 2009
International

Authors Laura Docio-Fernandez, Paula Lopez-Otero, Carmen García-Mateo
Place Brighton (Reino Unido)