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Ariya Rastrow

Alexa Machine Learning, Amazon, USA

Context-Aware Transformer Transducer for Speech Recognition


Nov 05, 2021
Feng-Ju Chang, Jing Liu, Martin Radfar, Athanasios Mouchtaris, Maurizio Omologo, Ariya Rastrow, Siegfried Kunzmann

* Accepted to ASRU 2021 

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FANS: Fusing ASR and NLU for on-device SLU


Oct 31, 2021
Martin Radfar, Athanasios Mouchtaris, Siegfried Kunzmann, Ariya Rastrow

* Published in Interspeech 2021 

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Learning a Neural Diff for Speech Models


Aug 17, 2021
Jonathan Macoskey, Grant P. Strimel, Ariya Rastrow

* Accepted at Interspeech 2021 

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Bifocal Neural ASR: Exploiting Keyword Spotting for Inference Optimization


Aug 03, 2021
Jonathan Macoskey, Grant P. Strimel, Ariya Rastrow

* Accepted at ICASSP 2021 

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Amortized Neural Networks for Low-Latency Speech Recognition


Aug 03, 2021
Jonathan Macoskey, Grant P. Strimel, Jinru Su, Ariya Rastrow

* Accepted at Interspeech 2021 

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End-to-End Spoken Language Understanding using RNN-Transducer ASR


Jul 08, 2021
Anirudh Raju, Gautam Tiwari, Milind Rao, Pranav Dheram, Bryan Anderson, Zhe Zhang, Bach Bui, Ariya Rastrow


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Do You Listen with One or Two Microphones? A Unified ASR Model for Single and Multi-Channel Audio


Jun 28, 2021
Gokce Keskin, Minhua Wu, Brian King, Harish Mallidi, Yang Gao, Jasha Droppo, Ariya Rastrow, Roland Maas


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Attention-based Contextual Language Model Adaptation for Speech Recognition


Jun 02, 2021
Richard Diehl Martinez, Scott Novotney, Ivan Bulyko, Ariya Rastrow, Andreas Stolcke, Ankur Gandhe


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Listen with Intent: Improving Speech Recognition with Audio-to-Intent Front-End


May 14, 2021
Swayambhu Nath Ray, Minhua Wu, Anirudh Raju, Pegah Ghahremani, Raghavendra Bilgi, Milind Rao, Harish Arsikere, Ariya Rastrow, Andreas Stolcke, Jasha Droppo


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Wav2vec-C: A Self-supervised Model for Speech Representation Learning


Mar 09, 2021
Samik Sadhu, Di He, Che-Wei Huang, Sri Harish Mallidi, Minhua Wu, Ariya Rastrow, Andreas Stolcke, Jasha Droppo, Roland Maas


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Personalization Strategies for End-to-End Speech Recognition Systems


Feb 15, 2021
Aditya Gourav, Linda Liu, Ankur Gandhe, Yile Gu, Guitang Lan, Xiangyang Huang, Shashank Kalmane, Gautam Tiwari, Denis Filimonov, Ariya Rastrow, Andreas Stolcke, Ivan Bulyko

* 5 pages, 5 tables, 1 figure 

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Do as I mean, not as I say: Sequence Loss Training for Spoken Language Understanding


Feb 12, 2021
Milind Rao, Pranav Dheram, Gautam Tiwari, Anirudh Raju, Jasha Droppo, Ariya Rastrow, Andreas Stolcke

* Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2021 

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Sparsification via Compressed Sensing for Automatic Speech Recognition


Feb 09, 2021
Kai Zhen, Hieu Duy Nguyen, Feng-Ju Chang, Athanasios Mouchtaris, Ariya Rastrow, .

* 5 pages, accepted for publication in (ICASSP 2021) 2021 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing. June 6-12, 2021. Location: Toronto, ON, Canada 

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Domain-aware Neural Language Models for Speech Recognition


Jan 05, 2021
Linda Liu, Yile Gu, Aditya Gourav, Ankur Gandhe, Shashank Kalmane, Denis Filimonov, Ariya Rastrow, Ivan Bulyko

* language modeling, second-pass rescoring, domain adaptation, automatic speech recognition 

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REDAT: Accent-Invariant Representation for End-to-End ASR by Domain Adversarial Training with Relabeling


Dec 14, 2020
Hu Hu, Xuesong Yang, Zeynab Raeesy, Jinxi Guo, Gokce Keskin, Harish Arsikere, Ariya Rastrow, Andreas Stolcke, Roland Maas

* Submitted in ICASSP 2021 

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Improving accuracy of rare words for RNN-Transducer through unigram shallow fusion


Nov 30, 2020
Vijay Ravi, Yile Gu, Ankur Gandhe, Ariya Rastrow, Linda Liu, Denis Filimonov, Scott Novotney, Ivan Bulyko


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Speech To Semantics: Improve ASR and NLU Jointly via All-Neural Interfaces


Aug 14, 2020
Milind Rao, Anirudh Raju, Pranav Dheram, Bach Bui, Ariya Rastrow

* Proceedings of INTERSPEECH 

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Streaming End-to-End Bilingual ASR Systems with Joint Language Identification


Jul 08, 2020
Surabhi Punjabi, Harish Arsikere, Zeynab Raeesy, Chander Chandak, Nikhil Bhave, Ankish Bansal, Markus Müller, Sergio Murillo, Ariya Rastrow, Sri Garimella, Roland Maas, Mat Hans, Athanasios Mouchtaris, Siegfried Kunzmann


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Neural Machine Translation for Multilingual Grapheme-to-Phoneme Conversion


Jun 28, 2020
Alex Sokolov, Tracy Rohlin, Ariya Rastrow

* Published in INTERSPEECH (2019) 

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Streaming Language Identification using Combination of Acoustic Representations and ASR Hypotheses


Jun 01, 2020
Chander Chandak, Zeynab Raeesy, Ariya Rastrow, Yuzong Liu, Xiangyang Huang, Siyu Wang, Dong Kwon Joo, Roland Maas

* 5 pages, 2 figures 

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Audio-attention discriminative language model for ASR rescoring


Dec 06, 2019
Ankur Gandhe, Ariya Rastrow

* 4 pages, 1 figure, Submitted to ICASSP 2020 

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Scalable Multi Corpora Neural Language Models for ASR


Jul 02, 2019
Anirudh Raju, Denis Filimonov, Gautam Tiwari, Guitang Lan, Ariya Rastrow

* Interspeech 2019 (accepted: oral) 

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Scalable language model adaptation for spoken dialogue systems


Dec 11, 2018
Ankur Gandhe, Ariya Rastrow, Bjorn Hoffmeister

* Accepted at SLT 2018 

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LSTM-based Whisper Detection


Sep 20, 2018
Zeynab Raeesy, Kellen Gillespie, Chengyuan Ma, Thomas Drugman, Jiacheng Gu, Roland Maas, Ariya Rastrow, Björn Hoffmeister


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Device-directed Utterance Detection


Aug 07, 2018
Sri Harish Mallidi, Roland Maas, Kyle Goehner, Ariya Rastrow, Spyros Matsoukas, Björn Hoffmeister

* Interspeech 2018 (accepted) 

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Contextual Language Model Adaptation for Conversational Agents


Jul 31, 2018
Anirudh Raju, Behnam Hedayatnia, Linda Liu, Ankur Gandhe, Chandra Khatri, Angeliki Metallinou, Anu Venkatesh, Ariya Rastrow

* Interspeech 2018 (accepted) 

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