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B. Yegnanarayana

Professor and Microsoft Chair B. Yegnanarayana
A3-116, IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli
Hyderabad - 500032
Andhra Pradesh
Telephone: +91-40-6653-1271 (Off); +91-40-6653-1422 (Lab); +91-40-2300-4627 (Res)
Mobile: +91-9441886526
Email: yegna@iiit.ac.in
Personal page: http://speech.iiit.ac.in/~yegna

Areas of Interest: Signal Processing, Speech Signal Processing, Computer Vision and Neural Networks

Brief Bio: (click here for full biodata)

B. Yegnanarayana received the B.Sc. degree from Andhra University, Waltair, India, in 1961, and the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical communication engineering from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India, in 1964, 1966, and 1974, respectively.

He is a Professor and Microsoft Chair at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad. Prior to joining IIIT, he was a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, India, from 1980 to 2006. He was the Chairman of the Department from 1985 to 1989. He was a Visiting Associate Professor of computer science at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, from 1977 to 1980. He was a member of the faculty at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, from 1966 to 1978. He has supervised 36 M.S. theses and 29 Ph.D. dissertations. His research interests are in signal processing, speech, image processing, and neural networks. He has published over 300 papers in these areas in IEEE journals and other international journals, and in the proceedings of national and international conferences. He is also the author of the book Artificial Neural Networks (Prentice-Hall of India, 1999).

Dr. Yegnanarayana was an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SPEECH AND AUDIO PROCESSING from 2003 to 2006. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, and a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences. He was the recipient of the Third IETE Prof. S. V. C. Aiya Memorial Award in 1996. He received the Prof. S. N. Mitra memorial Award for the year 2006 from the Indian National Academy of Engineering.

Recent Publications:
  1. Vinay Kumar Mittal and B. Yegnanarayana, "An automatic shout detection system using speech production features", 2014. [More] [Digital]
  2. Vinay Kumar Mittal and B. Yegnanarayana, "Analysis of production characteristics of laughter", 2014. [More] [Digital]
  3. Vinay Kumar Mittal, B. Yegnanarayana and Peri Bhaskararao, "Study of the effects of vocal tract constriction on glottal vibration", 2014. [More] [Digital]
  4. Basil George and B. Yegnanarayana, "Unsupervised query-by-example spoken term detection using segment-based bag of acoustic words", 2014. [More] [Digital]
  5. Vinay Kumar Mittal and B. Yegnanarayana, "Significance of aperiodicity in the pitch perception of expressive voices", 2014. [More] [Digital]
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