Sakriani Sakti

   
 
Dr.-Ing. Sakriani Sakti

 
Research Interests

Spoken Language Processing
Multi-lingual speech recognition and synthesis
Speech technology for less-resourced languages
Zero-resourced speech technology
Spoken Language Translation
Direct speech-to-speech translation
Paralinguistic translation
Social-Affective Dialog System
Emotion recognition and emotional trigger analysis
Response selection and generation
Cognitive Communication
Brain signal analysis

 
 
Education

2005-2008
Doctorate degree (Dr.-Ing) in Engineering Science, University of Ulm, GERMANY
Thesis: "Incorporating Knowledge into Statistical Acoustic Models for Spoken Language Dialogue Systems"
(in collaboration with Spoken Language Communication Research Labs, ATR, JAPAN)
2000-2002
Master degree (MSc ) in Communication Technology, University of Ulm, GERMANY
Thesis: "Speech Recognition using Multiple Acoustic Feature Streams"
(in collaboration with Speech Understanding Dept, Daimler Chrysler Reserach Center, GERMANY)
1995-1999
Bachelor degree (BSc) in Informatics, Bandung Institute of Technology, INDONESIA
Thesis: "Work Bench Symbolic of Machine Learning"

 
 
Work Experience

Jan 2018 - Now
Research Associate Professor, Augmented Human Communication Labs, NAIST, JAPAN
Jan 2018 - Now
Research Scientist, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligent Project (AIP), JAPAN
Jun 2011 - Dec 2017
Assistant Professor, Augmented Human Communication Labs, NAIST, JAPAN
Feb 2015 - Jan 2016
Visiting Scientific Researcher, Robotics and Intelligent Transportation System (RITS) Team, INRIA Roqcuencourt, FRANCE
Jun 2009 - Sep 2011
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Computer Science, University of Indonesia, INDONESIA
Apr 2006 - May 2011
Expert Researcher, Spoken Language Communication Research Groups, NICT, JAPAN
Apr 2003 - Mar 2009
Researcher, Spoken Language Communication Research Labs, ATR, JAPAN
Oct 2001 - May 2002
Masterarbeit, Speech Understanding Dept, DaimlerChrysler Research Center, GERMANY
Nov 1999 - Mar 2000
Junior IT Consultant, Sumarno Pabotingi Associate, INDONESIA

 
 
Teaching Experience

Apr 2016 - Now
Lecturer on "Speech Processing" [in Japanese]
for Graduate Students, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, JAPAN
Apr 2013 - Now
Lecturer on "Sequential Data Modeling"
for Graduate Students, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, JAPAN
Apr 2013 - Mar 2017
Lecturer on "Advanced Cutting-edge Research"
for Graduate Students, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, JAPAN
Apr 2013 - Mar 2015
Visiting Lecturer on "Spoken Language Processing" [in Japanese]
for Undergraduate Students, Kansai University, JAPAN
Jun 2011 - Mar 2013
Lecturer on "Intelligent System Design"
for Graduate Students, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, JAPAN
Jan 2009 - Sep 2011
Lecturer on "Indonesian Spoken Language Processing: ASR and TTS"
for Undergraduate and Graduate Students of the Computer Science Dept., University of Indonesia (UI), INDONESIA
Jul 2010 (1 week)
Distinguished Lecturer on "Spoken Language Processing: ASR, MT, TTS" Summer Course
for Reseachers of the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), INDONESIA
Jul 2008 (1 week)
Inviting Lecturer on "Indonesian Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition" Workshop
for Reseachers of the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) and
the R&D Center of PT. Telekominikasi Indonesia (TELKOMRisTI), in BPPT, INDONESIA
under the Asian Pacific Telecomunity (APT) Project
Sep 2005 (1 week)
Lecturer on "Development of Indonesian Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition" Tutorial
for Reseachers of the R&D Center of PT. Telekominikasi Indonesia (TELKOMRisTI)
in ATR, Kyoto, JAPAN
under the Asian Pacific Telecomunity (APT) Project
Nov 2003 (1 week)
Lecturer on "Speech Recognition" Tutorial
for Reseachers of the R&D Center of PT. Telekominikasi Indonesia (TELKOMRisTI)
in ATR, Kyoto, JAPAN
under the Asian Pacific Telecomunity (APT) Project
Aug 1999 - Oct 1999
Assistant Lecturer on "Machine Learning" Course
for Undergraduate Students of the Informatics Dept., Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), INDONESIA
Jan 1999 - May 1999
Assistant Lecturer on "Programming Language" Course
for Undergraduate Students of the Informatics Dept., Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), INDONESIA

 
 
Contributions on Indonesian Language Processing

Jul 2009
Established the First Speech-to-Speech Translation System for Indonesian Language (A-STAR Project)
Nov 2008
Developed the First HMM-Based Indonesian Speech Synthesis using Limited Resources
Apr 2006
Developed the First Indonesian Large Vocabulary Continous Speech Recognition System (APT Project)
Sep 2005
Establised Rapid Development for Indonesian ASR using Limited Resources based on Cross-Language Approach
Apr 2004
Developed the First Indonesian Small-Vocabulary ASR System (APT Project)

 
 
Memberships on Academic Societies

Oct 2012 - Now
Member of Society of Neuroscience (SFN)
Sep 2012 - Now
Member of Japanese Neuroscience Society (JNS)
Dec 2009 - Now
Affiliate Member of IEEE Computer Society
Aug 2009 - Now
Member of Association for Computational Linguistic (ACL)
Sep 2005 - Now
Member of Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ)
Oct 2004 - Now
Member of International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
Oct 1998 - Sep 1999
Chief of Communication Division in Informatics Student Federation (HMIF), ITB, INDONESIA
Oct 1996 - Sep 1998
Member of Consideration and Controlling Council (DPP) for Informatics Student Federation (HMIF), ITB, INDONESIA

 
 
Manuscript Reviewer

Journal
Speech Communication (Elsevier), IEEE Signal Processing, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems,
International Journal of Social Robotics, ACM Transaction on Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP)
Workshops/Conference
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), INTERSPEECH,
IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU), Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL),
Conference on Empirical Methods in NLP (EMNLP), SIGDial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SigDial),
International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology (IWSDS), Speech and Computer (SPECOM),
Intermational Conference on Intelligent Robots and System (IROS), Workshop on Multimodal Semantics for Robotic Systems (MUSRobS),
Workshops on Intelligent Environment (IE), European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO),
International Workshop on Malaysian and Indonesian Language Processing (MALINDO), International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP),
Oriental Comittee for Coordination and Standardization of Speech Databses and Assessment Techniques (O-COCOSDA),
Spoken Language Technology for Under-resourced Languages (SLTU), Workshop on Collaboration and Computing for Under-resourced Languages (CCURL)

 
 
Committee

2018 - Now
ELRA/ISCA Special Interest Group on Under-resourced Languages (SIG-UL) Board Officer (Secretary)
2016 - Now
Spoken Language Technology for Under-resourced Language Board Member
2017
Organization Chair of INTERSPEECH 2017 Special Session "Digital Revolution for Under-resourced Language" (DigRevURL 2017)
2016
Organization Chair of Spoken Language Technology for Under-resourced Language (SLTU 2016)
2013
Organization Co-Chair of APSIPA 2013 Special Section
2010
Local comittee of International Workshop on Spoken Language Dialogue Systems (IWSDS 2010)

 
 
Awards

JSPS Strategic Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Accelerating Brain Circulation, 2015-2016
Siemens-DAAD Scholarship Program ASIA 21st Century, 2000-2002