WELCOME TO THE CIEMPIESS-UNAM PROJECT
CIEMPIESS-UNAM PROJECT aims to develop and share free and open-source tools for speech processing in the Spanish language. This will contribute to the growth and development of language technologies mainly for Mexico and Latin America.
The beginning of this project dates from 2012 when we started the creation of the CIEMPIESS Corpus whose acronym in Spanish is:
"Corpus de Investigación en Español de México del Posgrado de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Servicio Social"
But it was not until 2014 that we decided to consolidate us as a group with larger goals than the creation of one unique corpus.
This project was born at the "Speech Technologies Laboratory" of the Faculty of Engineering of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (FI-UNAM). Nowadays, It is led by its founder Dr. Carlos Daniel Hernández Mena in collaboration with Dr. Iván Vladimir Meza Ruiz who is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigación en Matemáticas Aplicadas y Sistemas (IIMAS-UNAM).
IIMAS-UNAM is the current headquarters of the project.
Project Leader and Founder
Dr. Carlos Daniel Hernández Mena
Professor at the Faculty of Engineering (FI-UNAM). PhD graduate from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (PIE-UNAM). His current research includes Robust Speech Recognition and Phonetically Similar Words.e-mail
Second in Command
Dr. Iván Vladimir Meza Ruiz
Ivan Meza is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigación en Matemáticas Aplicadas y Sistemas (IIMAS) in the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). He works at the Computer Science Department.
Iván is author of several papers in human-robot interaction, computational linguistics and machine learning. Other interests include deep learning, natural language processing, dialog systems and service robots.
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