Research Students Best Paper Award
EE&T PhD students Sarith Fernando and Saad Irtza, supervised by Dr Vidhya Sethu and Prof Eliathamby Ambikairajah, participated in the APSIPA (conference held in Malaysia, 12-15 December 2017) Language Identification Challenge with a system "Hidden Variability Subspace Learning Method." They were ranked 1st among 19 submissions from various countries. This challenge was for detecting the correct language from among a set of 10, based on just 1 second of speech. Congratulations to Sarith and Saad for this achievement.