Prof. Roger K. Moore: Recent Publications

(The full list is here, Google Scholar here, and a list of my talks is here)

Nicolao, M., Tesser, F., & Moore, R. K. (2013). A phonetic-contrast motivated adaptation to control the degree-of-articulation on Italian HMM-based synthetic voices. 8th ISCA Speech Synthesis Workshop (SSW8). Barcelona, Spain.

Basakos, D., Kefalas, P., & Moore, R. K. (2013). Emotional BDI agents: The influence of emotions on cognitive decision-making process. 8th South East European Doctoral Student Conference (DSC 2013), Thessaloniki, Greece.

Kempton, T., & Moore, R. K. (2013). Discovering the phoneme inventory of an unwritten language: a machine-assisted approach. Speech Communication.

Moore, R. K. (2013). Spoken language processing: Where do we go from here? In R. Trappl (Ed.), Your Virtual Butler, LNAI (Vol. 7407, pp. 111-125). Heidelberg: Springer.

Hofe, R., Ell, S. R., Fagan, M. J., Gilbert, J. M., Green, P. D., Moore, R. K., & Rybchenko, S. I. (2013). Small-vocabulary speech recognition using a silent speech interface based on magnetic sensing. Speech Communication, 55(1), 22-32.

Moore, R. K. (2012). A Bayesian explanation of the 'Uncanny Valley' effect and related psychological phenomena. Nature Scientific Reports, 2(864), doi:10.1038/srep00864.

Moore, R. K. (2012). Finding rhythm in speech: a response to Cummins. Empirical Musicology Review, 7(1-2). [pdf]

Crook, N. T., Field, D., Smith, C., Harding, S., Pulman, S., Cavazza, M., Charlton, D., Moore, R. K., & Boye, J. (2012). Generating context-sensitive ECA responses to user barge-in interruptions. Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, 6(1-2), 13-25.

Nicolao, M., Latorre, J., & Moore, R. K. (2012). C2H: A computational model of H&H-based phonetic contrast in synthetic speech, INTERSPEECH. Portland, USA.

Ell, S. R., Bai, J., Cheah, L., Fagan, M., Gilbert, J., Green, P., Hofe, R., Moore, R., & Rybchenko, S. (2012). Electronic speech restoration following laryngectomy, 14th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology & ENT. Glasgow.

Moore, R. K. (2012). Extending Maturana and Varela's symbolic representation of autopoiesis to create a rich visual language for envisioning a wide range of enactive systems with different degrees of complexity, Foundations of Enactive Cognitive Science. Cumberland Lodge, Great Park of Windsor. [slides]

Moore, R. K., & Maier, V. (2012). Visual, vocal and behavioural affordances: some effects of consistency, 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems - CogSys 2012. Vienna.

Moore, R. K. (2011). Progress and prospects for speech technology: Results from three sexennial surveys, INTERSPEECH. Florence, Italy [pdf][poster (with graphs)].

Kempton, T., Moore, R. K., & Hain, T. (2011). Cross-language phone recognition when the target language phoneme inventory is not known, INTERSPEECH. Florence, Italy.

Hofe, R., Ell, S. R., Fagen, M. J., Gilbert, J. M., Green, P. D., Moore, R. K., & Rybchenko, S. I. (2011). Speech synthesis parameter generation for the assistive silent speech interface MVOCA, INTERSPEECH. Florence, Italy.

Moore, R. K., & Nicolao, M. (2011). Reactive speech synthesis: actively managing phonetic contrast along an H&H continuum, 17th International Congress of Phonetics Sciences (ICPhS). Hong Kong. [pdf]

Worgan, S., & Moore, R. K. (2011). Towards the detection of social dominance in dialogue. Speech Communication, 53(9-10), 1104-1114.

Wilks, Y., Worgan, S., Dingli, A., Catizone, R., Moore, R. K., Field, D., & Cheng, W. (2011). A prototype for a conversational companion for reminiscing about images. Computer, Speech and Language, 25(2), 140-157.

Kirchner, R., Moore, R. K., & Chen, T.-Y. (2010). Computing phonological generalization over real speech exemplars. Journal of Phonetics, 38(4), 540-547.

Moore, R. K. (2010). Cognitive approaches to spoken language technology. In F. Chen & K. Jokinen (Eds.), Speech Technology: Theory and Applications (pp. 89-103). New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London: Springer.

Gilbert, J. M., Rybchenko, S. I., Hofe, R., Ell, S. R., Fagan, M. J., Moore, R. K., & Green, P. (2010). Isolated word recognition of silent speech using magnetic implants and sensors. Medical Engineering & Physics, 32, 1189-1197.

Worgan, S., & Moore, R. K. (2010). Speech as the perception of affordances. Ecological Psychology, 22(4), 327-343.

Elshaw, M., Moore, R. K., & Klein, M. (2010). Attention-gating recurrent self-organising working memory for emergent speech representation. Connection Science, 22(2), 157-175.

Aimetti, G., Moore, R. K., & ten Bosch, L. (2010). Discovering an optimal set of minimally contrasting acoustic speech units: a point of focus for whole-word pattern matching, INTERSPEECH. Makahuri, Japan.

Hofe, R., Ell, S. R., Fagan, M. J., Gilbert, J. M., Green, P. D., Moore, R. K., & Rybchenko, S. I. (2010). Evaluation of a Silent Speech Interface Based on Magnetic Sensing, INTERSPEECH. Makuhari, Japan.

Crook, N., Smith, C., Cavazza, M., Pulman, S., Moore, R. K., & Boye, J. (2010). Handling user interruptions in an embodied conversational agent, AAMAS 2010: 9th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. Toronto.

Hofe, R., & Moore, R. K. (2009). Biomimetic vocal tract modeling: preliminary results of vocalization experiments. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA), 6(1), 1-8 060004.

ten Bosch, L., Van hamme, H., Boves, L., & Moore, R. K. (2009). A computational model of language acquisition: the emergence of words. Fundamenta Informaticae, 90, 229-249.

Aimetti, G., Bosch, L., & Moore, R. K. (2009). Modelling early language acquisition with a dynamic systems perspective, 9th Int. Conf. on Epigenetic Robotics. Venice.

Elshaw, M., & Moore, R. K. (2009). A recurrent working memory architecture for emergent speech representation, Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience. Frankfurt, Germany.

Elshaw, M., Moore, R. K., & Klein, M. (2009). Hierarchical recurrent self-organising memory (H-RSOM) architecture for an emergent speech representation towards robot grounding, Natural Computing and Intelligent Robotics. Sunderland.

Luneski, A., Bamidis, P., & Moore, R. K. (2009). AFFEECTiNet - Affective computer-mediated interaction framework for collaborative networks, Workshop on Specification and Computation of Emotions in Collaborative Networks (SCACSNET'09). Thessaloniki, Greece.

Moore, R. K., & ten Bosch, L. (2009). Modelling vocabulary growth from birth to young adulthood, INTERSPEECH. Brighton, UK.

Aimetti, G., & Moore, R. K. (2009). Discovering keywords from cross-modal input: ecological vs. engineering methods for enhancing acoustic repetitions, INTERSPEECH. Brighton, UK.

Kempton, T., & Moore, R. K. (2009). Finding allophones: an evaluation on consonants in the TIMIT corpus, INTERSPEECH. Brighton, UK.

Maier, V., & Moore, R. K. (2009). The case for case-based automatic speech recognition, INTERSPEECH. Brighton, UK.

Poulsen, T., & Moore, R. K. (2009). Evolving spiking neural parameters for behavioral sequences, 19th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2009). Limassol, Cyprus.

Worgan, S., & Moore, R. K. (2009). Spoken language processing as an aspect of human behaviour, Grounding Language in Perception and (Inter) Action. Wenham, MA.

Hofe, R., & Moore, R. K. (2009). Biomimetic vocal tract modeling: Synthesis of speech articulation, 157th Meeting: Acoustical Society of America. Portland, Oregon.

Kirchner, R., & Moore, R. K. (2009). Computing phonological generalization over real speech exemplars, 83rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America. San Francisco.

Hofe, R., & Moore, R. K. (2008). Towards an investigation of speech energetics using 'AnTon': an animatronic model of a human tongue and vocal tract. Connection Science, 20(4), 319–336.

Worgan, S., & Moore, R. K. (2008). Enabling reinforcement learning for open dialogue systems through speech stress detection, Fourth International Workshop on Human-Computer Conversation. Bellagio, Italy.

Hofe, R., & Moore, R. K. (2008). AnTon: an animatronic model of a human tongue and vocal tract, InterSpeech. Brisbane, Australia.

Luneski, A., Moore, R. K., & Bamidis, P. D. (2008). Affective computing and collaborative networks: towards emotion-aware interaction. In L. M. Camarinha-Matos & W. Picard (Eds.), Pervasive Collaborative Networks (Vol. 283, pp. 315-322). Boston: Springer.

Hofe, R., & Moore, R. K. (2008). AnTon: Using an animatronic tongue and vocal tract model to investigate human language learning from an energetics point of view, Epigenetic Robotics. Brighton.

Kirchner, R., & Moore, R. K. (2008). Computing phonological generalization over real speech exemplars, The 6th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon. Banff, Canada.

Hofe, R., & Moore, R. K. (2008). Animatronic model of a human tongue, Artificial Life XI. Winchester.

Kirchner, R., & Moore, R. K. (2008). Speech production with an exemplar-based lexicon, The 16th Manchester Phonology Meeting. Manchester.

Luneski, A., Moore, R. K., & Bamidis, P. (2008). Affective interaction in collaborative networks, The 9th IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises. Poznan, Poland.

Kirchner, R., & Moore, R. K. (2008). Modelling exemplar-based phonologization, Symposium on Phonologization. Chicago.

Kempton, T., & Moore, R. K. (2008). Language identification: insights from the classification of hand annotated phone transcripts, Odyssey Workshop on Speaker and Language Recognition. Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Moore, R. K. 'Towards speech-based human-robot interaction', Proc. Symposium on Language and Robotics, Aveiro, Portugal, 10-12 Dec. (2007)[pdf].

Mairesse F, Walker M A, Mehl, M R and Moore R K. 'Using linguistic cues for the automatic recognition of personality in conversation and text', Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Vol.30, pp.457-500, November (2007).

Moore, R K. 'Spoken Language Processing by Machine', Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics, G. Gaskell (ed.), Oxford University Press, (2007).

Maier, V. and Moore, R.K. 'Temporal episodic memory model: an evolution of MINERVA2', Proc. INTERSPEECH, Antwerp, 27-31 August (2007)[pdf].

Scharenborg O., Wan V and Moore R K. 'Towards capturing fine phonetic variation in speech using articulatory features', J. Speech Communication, Special Issue on Speech Recognition and Intrinsic Variation, Vol.49, pp.811-826, (2007).

Moore, R.K. and Maier, V. 'Preserving fine phonetic detail using episodic memory: automatic speech recognition with MINERVA2', Proc. ICPhS, Saarbruchen, 6-10 August (2007)[pdf].

Boves L, ten Bosch L and Moore R K. 'ACORNS - Towards Computational Modeling of Communication and Recognition Skills', Proc. 6th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, Lake Tahoe, CA, USA, 6-8 August (2007).

Moore R K. 'PRESENCE: A human-inspired architecture for speech-based human-machine interaction', IEEE Trans. Computers, Special Issue on Emergent Systems, Algorithms an Architectures for Speech-Based Human-Machine Interaction, Vol.56, No.9, September (2007)[pdf].

Moore R K. 'Spoken Language Processing: Piecing Together the Puzzle', J. Speech Communication, Special Issue on Bridging the Gap Between Human and Automatic Speech Processing, vol.49, pp.418-435, (2007)[pdf].

Poulsen, T. and Moore, R.K. 'Sound localization through evolutionary learning applied to spiking neural networks', IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computational Intelligence (FOCI'07), Honolulu, Hawaii, 1-5 April 2007.

Scharenborg O, Wan V and Moore R K. 'Capturing fine-phonetic detail in speech through automatic classification of articulatory features', Proc. ISCA workshop on Speech Recognition and Intrinsic Variation, Toulouse, 20 May 2006.

Moore R K. 'Research Challenges in the Automation of Spoken Language Interaction', Keynote talk, COST278 and ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop (ITRW) on Applied Spoken Language Interaction in Distributed Environments (ASIDE 2005), Aalborg University, Denmark, 10-11 November (2005)[pdf][slides].

Moore R K. 'Cognitive Informatics: The Future of Spoken Language Processing?', Keynote talk, SPECOM - 10th Int. Conf. on Speech and Computer, Patras, Greece, 17-19 October (2005) [pdf][slides].

Moore R K. 'Progress, Promises and Prospects for Automatic Speech Recognition', UKCoD/NADP Conf. on New Technologies in Communication for Deaf People', London, 4th October (2005).

Rahim M, Fayyad U M, Moore R K and Zweig G (Eds.). IEEE TRANS. SPEECH & AUDIO PROCESSING: Special Issue on 'Data Mining of Speech, Audio and Dialog', Vol. 13, No. 5, September (2005).

Moore R K . 'Results from a survey of attendees at ASRU 1997 and 2003', Proc. INTERSPEECH 2005 Lisbon, 5-9 September (2005) [pdf].

Hawley M S, Green P D, Enderby P, Cunningham S P and Moore R K. 'Speech technology for e-inclusion of people with physical disabilities and disordered speech', Proc. INTERSPEECH 2005 Lisbon, 5-9 September (2005).

Maier V and Moore R K. 'An investigation into a simulation of episodic memory for automatic speech recognition', Proc. INTERSPEECH 2005 Lisbon, 5-9 September (2005) [pdf].

Moore R K. 'Towards a unified theory of spoken language processing', Proc. 4th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, Irvine, CA, USA, 8-10 August (2005) [pdf].

Moore R K and Cunningham S P. 'Plasticity in systems for automatic speech recognition: a review', Proc. ISCA Workshop on 'Plasticity in Speech Perception', pp. 109-112, London, 15-17 June (2005) [pdf][slides].


Selected Key Publications (pre-2005)

Moore R K. 'Modelling data entry rates for ASR and alternative input methods', Proc. INTERSPEECH 2004 ICSLP, Jeju, Korea, 4-8 October (2004) [pdf].

Moore R K. 'Spoken Language Output: Realising the Vision', ELSNET Special Session 'Towards a Roadmap for Speech Technology', Proc. EUROSPEECH'03, Geneva, pp. 2909-2912, 1-4 September (2003) [pdf].

Moore R K. 'A comparison of the data requirements of automatic speech recognition systems and human listeners', Proc. EUROSPEECH'03, Geneva, pp. 2582-2584, 1-4 September (2003) [pdf].

Moore, R. K. 'Speech recognition', THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LINGUISTICS (2nd Edition), Oxford University Press, May (2003).

Moore R K and Cutler A. 'Constraints on theories of human vs. machine recognition of speech', Proc. SPRAAC Workshop on Human Speech Recognition as Pattern Classification, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, 11-13 July (2001) [pdf].


Moore R K. 'The Future of Speech-Based Services: Bringing in the Benefit', COST249 workshop on Voice Operated Telecom Services (VOTS2000), Gent, 11-12 May (2000).


Moore R K. 'Speech pattern processing', COMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF SPEECH PATTERN PROCESSING, K Ponting (ed.), NATO ASI Series F, Vol.169, Springer-Verlag, pp 1-9, (1998).

Moore R K. 'Critique: The potential role of speech production models in automatic speech recognition', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol.99, No.3, pp 1710-1713, March (1996).

Nowell P and Moore R K. 'The application of dynamic programming techniques to non-word based topic spotting', Proc. EUROSPEECH'95, Madrid, 18-21 September (1995).

Varga A P and Moore R K. 'Simultaneous recognition of concurrent speech signals using hidden Markov model decomposition', Proc. ESCA EUROSPEECH conference, Genova Italy, September (1991).

Varga A P and Moore R K. 'Hidden Markov model decomposition of speech and noise', Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Albuquerque, 3-6 April pp 845-848, (1990)[pdf].

Moore R K. 'Speech recognition systems and theories of speech perception', THE COGNITIVE REPRESENTATION OF SPEECH, Myers, Laver and Anderson (eds.), North Holland, pp 427-441 (1981).

Moore R K. 'Evaluating speech recognisers', IEEE Trans. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing 25, pp 178-183 (1977)[pdf].


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