BUT received a grant of $10,000 from U.S. Office of Naval Research Global’s (ONRG) as a support of ASRU, in Olomouc, Czech Republic, from December 8-12 2013. The ASRU workshop meets every two years and has a tradition of bringing together top researchers from academia and industry in an intimate and collegial setting to discuss problems of our common interest. 2013 edition of ASRU is organized by BUT Speech@FIT group.
The grant will serve mainly to bring quality keynote and invited speakers to the conference, to make it affordable for students, and to have ASRU talks recognized and indexed at http://www.superlectures.com.
We are grateful to Dr. Charles J. Holland, the Technical Lead of ONRG Prague Office, for support and help. Charlie is actually a "speech guy" and before his ONRG appointment, he served as Head of Unit at DARPA, overseeing several high-performance computing, speech recognition and machine translation programs.