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Dr. Gražina Korvelgrazina korvel

Department: Image and Signal Analysis Group
Position: Senior Researcher, Associate Professor

Address: Akademijos st. 4, room 627, Vilnius
Tel: (+370 5) 210 9315
E-mail:  

 

 

 

 

Scientific and Pedagogical Background

Ph.D. 2013 Technological Sciences, Informatics Engineering (07T) Vilnius University, Institute of Data Science and Digital Technologies
Research Advisor:  Prof. Dr. Vytautas Slivinskas, Academic Consultant: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Virginija Šimonytė
Thesis Title: “Analysis and synthesis of Lithuanian phoneme dynamic sound models”

M.Sc. 2009 Informatics (with honours) Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius

B.Sc. 2007 Mathematic Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius

Scientific activities

Research areas:
Signal model parameter estimation
Developing of sound mathematical models
Speech signal processing

 

Membership in scientific organizations:

Member of Lithuanian Computer Society
Member of Lithuanian Young Scientists Union
Member of Lithuanian Mathematical Society
Member of INSTICC (the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information)

 

Leads PhD Students:

Academic consultant of Krzysztof Kąkol (from 2019.04.16)
Topic of research „A method for improving speech intelligibility using the Lombard effect and deep learning“
The Gdańsk University of Technology

 

Conference organizing:

Session "Multidimensional Signal Processing" chair, the 16th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia, SIGMAP 2019, 26-28 July, Prague, Czech Republic
Session „Intelligent Audio Processing“ programme committee member, the 11th International Conference on Multimedia and Network Information System, 12-14 September 2018, Wrocław, Poland (https://missi.pwr.edu.pl/2018/sessions/MISSI_IAP_2018.pdf)

 

Teaching experience:

Participation in the preparation of a new bachelor's program in Information Systems Engineering in 2016–2017. The module "Natural language processing" has been developed.
Developer and consultant for doctoral study modules: Digital Signal Processing and Natural Language Processing.

 

Reviewer of international journals:

▪ Informatica www.mii.lt/informatica
▪ The Journal of the Audio Engineering Society www.aes.org/journal
▪ The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America https://asa.scitation.org/journal/jas
▪ Archives of Acoustics http://acoustics.ippt.gov.pl
▪ Metrology and Measurement Systems http://www.metrology.pg.gda.pl
▪ The Journal of Intelligent Information Systems https://link.springer.com/journal/10844
▪ Speech Communication www.journals.elsevier.com/speech-communication
▪ Pattern Recognition Letters www.journals.elsevier.com/speech-communicat
▪ Information Technology and Control http://itc.ktu.lt">http://itc.ktu.lt
 Symmetry https://www.mdpi.com/journal/symmetry
 Applied Sciences https://www.mdpi.com/journal/applsci
 Electronics https://www.mdpi.com/journal/electronics
 

Scientific results

List of publications

 
Chapters in book
Korvel G., Kurowski A., Kostek B., Czyzewski A. (2019) Speech Analytics Based on Machine Learning. In: Tsihrintzis G., Sotiropoulos D., Jain L. (eds) Machine Learning Paradigms. Intelligent Systems Reference Library, vol 149. Springer, Cham
 
Popular science and didactic publications
Šimonytė, G. Pyž, V. Slivinskas. Signals and their parameter estimation. Vilnius: BMK Publishers, 2010 (in Lithuanian). ISBN 978995588444
 
Invited Presentations at Scientific Conferences
Kostek, G. Korvel “Rough Sets Applied to Music Informatics”, 9th International Workshop on Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems, 30 November – 2 December, 2017, Druskininkai, Lithuania
 
Presentations at Scientific Conferences
  1. Tamulevičius, G. Korvel, J. Bernatavičienė, P. Treigys “The Impact of Data Augmentation Based on White Noise for Noise-Robust CNN-Based Speech Recognition” 11th International Workshop on Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems, November 28 – 30, 2019, Druskininkai, Lithuania
  2. Korvel, K. Kąkol, B. Kostek “Evaluation of Lombard Speech Models in the Context of Speech Enhancement” 11th International Workshop on Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems, November 28 – 30, 2019, Druskininkai, Lithuania
  3. G. Navickas, G. Korvel, J. Bernataviciene “Overview of speech synthesis using LSTM neural networks” Computer Data Analysis and Modeling: Stochastics and Data Science : Proc. of the Twelfth Intern. Conf., Minsk, Sept. 18-22, 2019. – Minsk : BSU, 2019. – P. 257-261.
  4. G Korvel, O Kurasova, B Kostek "An Attempt to Create Speech Synthesis Model That Retains Lombard Effect Characteristics". The 16th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, SIGMAP 2019, 26-28 July, Prague, Czech Republic.
  5. G. Korvel, P. Treigys, G. Tamulevičius, J. Bernatavičienė, B. Kostek "Giliojo mokymo algoritmų taikymas lietuvių šnekos atpažinimo uždaviniuose". The 60th Conference of Lithuanian Mathematical Society, June 19–20, 2019, Vilnius: LKA, Lithuania.
  6.  K. Kąkol, G. Korvel, B. Kostek “Analysis of Lombard speech using parameterization and the objective quality indicators in noise conditionse”. 10th International Workshop on Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems, November 29 – December 1, 2018, Druskininkai, Lithuania
  7. G. Korvel, G. Tamulevičius, P. Treigys, J. Bernatavičienė, B. Kostek “Investigating Feature Spaces for Isolated Word Recognition”. 10th International Workshop on Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems, November 29 – December 1, 2018, Druskininkai, Lithuania
  8. M. Piotrowska, G. Korvel, A. Kurowski, B/ Kostek, A. Czyzewski "Machine Learning Applied to Aspirated and Non-Aspirated Allophone Classification–An Approach Based on Audio “Fingerprinting”", Audio Engineering Society Convention 145, October 17–20, 2018, New York, USA
  9. G Korvel, O Kurasova, B Kostek. „Comparative Analysis of Spectral and Cepstral Feature Extraction Techniques for Phoneme Modelling“. International Conference on Multimedia and Network Informa5on System, 12-14 September 2018, Wrocław, Poland
  10. M. Piotrowska, G. Korvel, B. Kostek, A. Rojczyk, A. Czyżewski "Objectivization of phonological evaluation of speech elements by means of audio parametrization", 11th International Conference on Human System Interaction (HSI), July 4-6, 2018, Gdansk, Poland
  11. G. Korvel, B. Kostek "Examining feature vector for phoneme recognition",  IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, December 18-20, 2017, Bilbao, Spain
  12. G. Korvel, P. Treigys, G. Tamulevičius „An Initial Investigation of Keyword Spotting using Convolutional Neural Network“, 9th International Workshop on Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems, 30 November – 2 December, 2017, Druskininkai, Lithuania
  13. G. Korvel “Parameter investigation of speech signals”, The 58th Conference of Lithuanian Mathematical Society, June 26–27, 2017, Vilnius: VU, Lithuania.
  14. G. Korvel “Analysis and synthesis of Lithuanian consonants”, The 8th International Workshop Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems, December 1–3, 2016, Druskininkai, Lithuania
  15. G. Korvel “Developing mathematical models for speech sounds”, The 10th International Scientific Congress of Societas Humboldtiana Polonorum,  30 Juny – 2 July, 2016, Lodz, Poland
  16. G. Korvel, V. Šimonytė, V. Slivinskas “Mathematical modelling of Lithuanian speech consonants”,  The 55th Conference of Lithuanian Mathematical Society, June 26–27, 2014, Vilnius: MRU, Lithuania
  17. G. Korvel, V. Šimonytė, V. Slivinskas, “Random sequences analysis in excel using NUMXL” The 15th International Conference Teaching Mathematics: Retrospective and Perspectives, May 8–10, 2014, Liepaja, Latvia
  18. G. Korvel, V. Šimonytė, V. Slivinskas “Using Accord.Math library for the solution of mathematical modelling tasks” ” The 15th International Conference Teaching Mathematics: Retrospective and Perspectives, May 8–10, 2014, Liepaja, Latvia
  19. V. Slivinskas, G. Korvel, V. Šimonytė “Problems of Lithuanian speech synthesis”, The 5th International Workshop Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems, December 5–7, 2013, Druskininkai, Lithuania.
  20. 16th Computer Science Scientific Conference, Computer Days – 2013, September 19-21, 2013, Šiauliai: ŠU, Lithuania
  21. The 54th Conference of Lithuanian Mathematical Society, June 19–20, 2013, Vilnius: LEU, Lithuania
  22. The 14th International Conference Teaching Mathematics: Retrospective and Perspectives, May 9–11, 2013, Jelgava, Latvia.
  23. The 8th International Conference on Electrical and Control Technologies ECT-2013, May 2–3, 2013, Kaunas, Lithuania.
  24. The 3rd young scientist conference: Interdisciplinary research in physical and technological sciences, 12 February, 2013, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Lithuania
  25. The 3rd International Doctoral Consortium Informatics and Informatics Engineering Education Research: Methodologies, Methods, and Practice, December 3–7, 2012, Druskininkai, Lithuania
  26. The 2nd International Conference Music and Technologies, November 8–10, 2012, Kaunas, Lithuania.
  27. The 16th International Conference ELECTRONICS'2012, June 18–20, 2012, Palanga, Lithuania.
  28. The 53th Conference of Lithuanian Mathematical Society, June 11–12, 2012, Klaipėda: KU, Lithuania.
  29. The 13th International conference Teaching Mathematics: Retrospective and Perspectives, 30 May–1 June, 2012, Tartu, Estonia.
  30. The 7th International Conference on Electrical and Control Technologies ECT-2012, May 3–4, 2012, Kaunas, Lithuania.
  31. The 2nd young scientist conference: Interdisciplinary research in physical and technological sciences, 14 February, 2012, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Lithuania
  32. The 2nd International Doctoral Consortium Informatics and Informatics Engineering Education Research: Methodologies, Methods, and Practice, November 30–December 4, 2011, Druskininkai, Lithuania.
  33. 15th Computer Science Scientific Conference, Computer Days – 2011, September 22-24, 2011, Klaipėda: KU, Lithuania
  34. The 52th Conference of Lithuanian Mathematical Society, June 16–17, 2011, Vilnius: LKA, Lithuania.
  35. The 6th International Conference on Electrical and Control Technologies ECT-2011, May 5–6, 2011, Kaunas, Lithuania.
  36. The 1st young scientist conference: Interdisciplinary research in physical and technological sciences, 8 February, 2011, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Lithuania
  37. International Conference of Young Scientists, April 29–30, 2010, Šiauliai, Lithuania
  38. The 5th International Conference Mechatronic Systems and Materials, October 22–25, 2009, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  39. The 50th Conference of Lithuanian Mathematical Society, June 18–19, 2009, Vilnius: MII, Lithuania

 

Scientific and other projects

COST action CA18231 "Multi3Generation: Multi-task, Multilingual, Multi-modal Language Generation", 2019-2023, position: MC Member.

Postdoctoral Project “Analysis and Modeling of Promises Using the Joint Additive Synthesis and Source-Filter Model Method”, 2018-12-2019.12, position: researcher.

Projects of EU Structural Funds LIEPA2, 2017.12-2020.12, position: senior researcher.

COST action CA15225 "Fractional-order systems - analysis, synthesis and their importance for future design", 2016-2020, position: MC Substitute.

Projects of EU Structural Funds LIEPA (Services Controlled by Lithuanian Voice), 2013-2015, position: project expert.

Visits and research abroad

2019

Scientific training at Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Period: 21 May - 15 June, 8-13 September, 22-27 September
Advisor: Prof. dr. hab. Inż. Bożena Kostek

 
Erasmus Teaching Visit to University of Maribor (Slovenia), 2019 April 15-19
Subject field “Signal processing and sound synthesis”
 

2018

Scientific training at Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Periods: 15 - 27 Januar, 15 April - 12 May, 2 - 27 October
Advisor: Prof. dr. hab. Inż. Bożena Kostek

2017

Scientific training at Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Periods: 18 April - 18 Jun, 4-30 September, 23 October – 22 November
Advisor: Prof. dr. hab. Inż. Bożena Kostek

ERASMUS teaching visit at Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, 16-20 October
Subject field “Signal processing and sound synthesis”

2016

ERASMUS teaching visit at Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, 12-17 December
Subject field “Signal processing and sound synthesis”

2012

The 8th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning, May 21–25, 2012, Estoril, Portugal.

 

Honours and Awards

2019

Winner of the INFOBALT scholarship for young scientists. The presented work “Comparative analysis of Lithuanian consonant phoneme features”

Laureate of the 9rd young scientist conference “Interdisciplinary research in physical and technological sciences”, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Lithuania

2018

Best Poster Award, 10th International Workshop on Data Analysis Methods for Software Systems,  Druskininkai, Lithuania

2016

Certificate of Distinction for superior performance at the Young Researcher’s poster presentation, 10th International Scientific Congress of Societas Humboldtiana Polonorum, Lodz, Poland

2014

Certificate of merit for scientific work „Analysis and synthesis of Lithuanian phoneme dynamic sound models”, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Lithuania

2013

Diploma for the best presentation, 3rd young scientist conference “Interdisciplinary research in physical and technological sciences”, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Lithuania