Laura Docío Fernández

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Docío Fernández
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Laura Docío-Fernández received her MSc degree and  PhD in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Vigo (Spain) in 1995 and 2001, respectively. She has participated in more than 15 research projects funded by national or international public institutions and companies. She is the author of more than 40 papers published in international conference proceedings. In 2002 she was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) of Berkeley, USA. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Signal Theory and Communications at the University of Vigo, Spain, and a member of the Multimedia Technologies Group (GTM). Her research interests lie in the broad field of speech and audio processing, especially the analysis, modelling and recognition of speech, speaker and audio signals in general. She has participated in several Albayzin Evaluation Campaigns organized by Spanish National Network on Speech Technology; specifically, she has participated in Albayzin 2010 and 2012 Audio Segmentation Evaluations, in Albayzin Speaker Diarization Evaluation and in Albayzin 2010 and 2012 Language Recognition Evaluations.


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European Language Equality European European Commission - Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions 2021/01/01
STARS EU-PCP "Empowering Patients by Professional Stress Avoidance and Recovery Services" Contract Bahia software 2020/01/31
Audiovisual Analysis of the Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Channels National Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades 2019/01/01
Multimedia and Multilingual Human-Centered Content Discovery National Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad 2016/01/01
Investigación avanzada en tecnologías del habla para aplicación a entornos audiovisuales de interacción hombre máquina inclusiva National Ministerio de Economía y Competividad 2013/1/1
COST IC1206 De-Identification for Privacy Protection in Multimedia Content European EU RTD Framework Programme 2013-03-26
Rede de Investigación: Tecnoloxías e Análise dos Datos Lingüísticos Regional Xunta de Galicia 2012-01-01
Elaboración del informe: “Galician Language Report” para el proyecto Europeo “METANET4U- Enhancing the European Linguistic Infrastructure” ICT PSP Grant Agreement N0 270893. Contract UPC 2011/06
BUSQUEDA DE INFORMACION EN CONTENIDOS AUDIOVISUALES PLURILINGÜES (BUCEADOR) National Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Plan Nacional de I+D, fondos FEDER 2010/10/01
META: A Network of Excellence forging the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance European 7th Framework Programme and the ICT Policy Support Programme of the European Commission 2010-01-01