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I am a Lecturer in the Department of Languages and Computer Science, University of Malaga, Spain. My current research focuses on speech restoration after disease or trauma using machine learning and signal processing.

Research interests

  • Clinical applications of speech technology.
  • Automatic speech recognition.
  • Machine learning.
  • Speech processing.

Latest news

Jointly with Tanja Schultz and Lorenz Diener from Bremen University, I’m organising a special session on Novel paradigms for direct synthesis based on speech-related biosignals at Interspeech 2018. More information can be found here.

Recent publications

  • Ma, N.; Gonzalez, J.A.; and Brown, G.J., “Robust binaural localisation of a target sound source by combining spectral source models and deep neural networks,” Accepted at IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing.
  • Gonzalez, J.A.; Cheah, L.A.; Gomez, A.M.; Green, P.D.; Gilbert, J.M.; Ell, S.R.; Moore, R.K.; and Holdsworth, E., “Direct speech reconstruction from articulatory sensor data by machine learning,” IEEE-ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 25(2):2362-2374, December 2017. Special issue on biosignal-based spoken communication (PDF).
  • Gonzalez, J.A.; Cheah, L.A.; Green, P.D.; Gilbert, J.M.; Ell, S.R.; Moore, R.K.; and Holdsworth, E., “Evaluation of a silent speech interface based on magnetic sensing and deep learning for a phonetically rich vocabulary,” Proc. Interspeech 2017, Stockholm, Sweden (PDF,poster).
  • Gilbert, J.M.; Gonzalez, J.A.; Cheah, L.A.; Ell, S.R.; Green, P.D.; Moore, R.K.; and Holdsworth, E., “Restoring speech following total removal of the larynx by a learned transformation from sensor data to acoustics,” JASA Express Letters, 141(3), EL3017-EL313, 2017 (PDF).
  • Gonzalez, J.A.; Gomez, A.M.; Peinado, A.M.; Ma, N.; and Barker, J.P., “Spectral reconstruction and noise model estimation based on a masking model for noise-robust speech recognition,” Accepted at Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing, 2017 (PDF).
  • Full list.