Dr. Olda and Dr. Misko

On 17.12.2014, two successful PhD defenses took place: Oldrich ("Olda") Plchot defended his thesis "Extensions to Probabilistic Linear Discriminant Analysis for Speaker Recognition" and Michal ("Misko") Fapso defended his work "Query-by-Example Spoken Term Detection". Olda continues to work at BUT as post-doc (and is actually crucial in many efforts concerning speaker and language ID, such as DARPA RATS), Misko is working with Escape Motions, a Slovak company developing computer animation software.

Misko and Olda - PhD Defense - December 2014 - photogallery