Publications

  • Neural Lattice-to-Sequence Models for Uncertain Inputs; Matthias Sperber, Graham Neubig, Jan Niehues, Alex Waibel; Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP); Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2017 (Poster)
  • Comparison of Decoding Strategies for CTC Acoustic Models; Thomas Zenkel, Ramon Sanabria, Florian Metze, Jan Niehues, Matthias Sperber, Sebastian Stüker, Alex Waibel; Interspeech; Stockholm, Sweden, August 2017
  • Transcribing Against Time; Matthias Sperber, Graham Neubig, Jan Niehues, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel; Speech Communication 93C (2017) pp. 20-30 (preprint, 5-min audio slides)
  • Lightly Supervised Quality Estimation; Matthias Sperber, Graham Neubig, Jan Niehues, Sebastian Stüker, Alex Waibel; International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING); Osaka, Japan, December 2016
  • Audio Segmentation for Robust Real-Time Speech Recognition Based on Neural Networks; Micha Wetzel, Matthias Sperber, Alex Waibel; International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT); Seattle, USA, December 2016
  • Adaptation and Combination of NMT Systems: The KIT Translation Systems for IWSLT 2016; Eunah Cho, Jan Niehues, Thanh-Le Ha, Matthias Sperber, Mohammed Mediani, Alex Waibel; International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT); Seattle, USA, December 2016
  • The 2016 KIT IWSLT Speech-to-Text Systems for English and German; Thai Son Nguyen, Markus Müller, Matthias Sperber, Thomas Zenkel, Kevin Kilgour, Sebastian Stüker, Alex Waibel; International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT); Seattle, USA, December 2016
  • Dynamic Transcription for Low-latency Speech Translation; Jan Niehues, Thai Son Nguyen, Eunah Cho, Thanh-Le Ha, Kevin Kilgour, Markus Müller, Matthias Sperber, Sebastian Stüker and Alex Waibel; Interspeech; San Francisco, USA, September 2016
  • The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Systems for the News Translation Task in WMT 2016; Thanh-Le Ha, Eunah Cho, Jan Niehues, Mohammed Mediani, Matthias Sperber, Alexandre Allauzen and Alexander Waibel; ACL 2016 First Conference on Machine Translation (WMT); Berlin, Germany, August 2016
  • Lecture Translator - Speech translation framework for simultaneous lecture translation; Markus Müller, Thai Son Nguyen, Jan Niehues, Eunah Cho, Bastian Krüger, Thanh-Le Ha, Kevin Kilgour, Matthias Sperber, Mohammed Mediani, Sebastian Stüker and Alex Waibel; The North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT); San Diego, USA, June 2016
  • Optimizing Computer-Assisted Transcription Quality with Iterative User Interfaces; Matthias Sperber, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel; 2016 Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2016); Portorož, Slovenia, May 2016 (Poster, supplementary material)
  • The 2015 KIT IWSLT Speech-to-Text Systems for English and German; Markus Müller, Thai-Son Nguyen, Matthias Sperber, Kevin Kilgour, Sebastian Stüker, Alex Waibel; International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT); Da Nang, Vietnam, December 2015
  • On-the-Fly User Modeling for Cost-Sensitive Correction of Speech Transcripts; Matthias Sperber, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel; IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT); Lake Tahoe, USA, December 2014 (Poster)
  • Sesla Transcriber: A speech transcription tool that adapts to your skill and time budget; Matthias Sperber, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel; IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT); Lake Tahoe, USA, December 2014 (Poster, Software)
  • The 2014 KIT IWSLT Speech-to-Text Systems for English, German and Italian; Kevin Kilgour, Michael Heck, Markus Müller, Matthias Sperber, Sebastian Stüker, Alex Waibel; International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT); Lake Tahoe, USA, December 2014
  • Segmentation for Efficient Supervised Language Annotation with an Excplicit Cost-Utility-Tradeoff; Matthias Sperber, Mirjam Simantzik, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel; Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL); April, 2014; presented at ACL 2014 (Slides)
  • The 2013 KIT IWSLT Speech-to-Text Systems for German and English; Kevin Kilgour, Christian Mohr, Michael Heck, Quoc Bao Nguyen, Evgeniy Shin, Igor Tseyzer, Jonas Gehring, Markus Müller, Matthias Sperber, Sebastian Stüker, Alex Waibel; International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT); Heidelberg, Germany, December 2013
  • Efficient Transcription Through Respeaking; Matthias Sperber, Graham Neubig, Christian Fügen, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel; Interspeech; Lyon, France, August 2013 (Poster)
  • The KIT-NAIST (Contrastive) English ASR Systems for the IWSLT Evaluation; Michael Heck, Keigo Kubo, Matthias Sperber, Sakriani Sakti, Sebastian Stüker, Christian Saam, Kevin Kilgour, Christian Mohr, Graham Neubig, Tomoki Toda, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel; International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT); Hongkong, December 2012
  • The 2012 KIT and KIT-NAIST English ASR Systems for the IWSLT Evaluation; Christian Saam, Christian Mohr, Kevin Kilgour, Michael Heck, Matthias Sperber, Keigo Kubo, Sebastian Stüker, Sakriani Sakti, Graham Neubig, Tomoki Toda, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel; International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT); Hongkong, December 2012
  • Efficient Transcription Through Respeaking (Master's thesis); Matthias Sperber (Advisors: Graham Neubig, Christian Fügen, Satoshi Nakamura, Alex Waibel); Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, November 2012
  • JAguc – a software package for environmental diversity analyses; Markus Nebel, Sebastian Wild, Michael Holzhauser, Lars Huettenberger, Raphael Reitzig, Matthias Sperber, Sebastian Wild, Thorsten Stoeck; Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (2011) 9 (6): 749-773
  • Handwriting Reconstruction for a Camera Pen Using Random Dot Patterns; Matthias Sperber, Martin Klinkigt, Koichi Kise, Masakazu Iwamura, Benjamin Adrian, Andreas Dengel; International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR); Kolkata, India, November 2010 (Poster)
  • A Camera Pen Using LLAH and Randomized Dot Patterns (Bachelor's thesis); Matthias Sperber (Advisors: Benjamin Adrian, Koichi Kise, Andreas Dengel); Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 2010
  • Position Detection for a Camera Pen Using LLAH and Dot Patterns; Matthias Sperber, Martin Klinkigt, Koichi Kise, Masakazu Iwamura, Benjamin Adrian, Andreas Dengel; Pattern Recognition and Media Understanding (PRMU); Kagoshima, Japan, March 2010 (Slides)