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I am currently a Junior Linguist at Google (via Adecco Outsourcing), and I am working on the speech synthesis of Google Assistant.

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Born on November 14th, 1989
in France
French citizen
Junior Linguist at Google
(via Adecco Outsourcing)
4 rue Paul Bert
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux
France
+33 (0) 6 30 57 43 01
anais@chanclu.fr

Experience

Junior Linguist

Google (via Adecco Outsourcing)

Since September 2016

Developing Google Assistant’s speech synthesis.
Main tasks: chosing the voice based on phonological and prosodic criteria, writing message patterns, implementing the messages, setting up a large acoustic database from scripts, developing programs to ease the team’s work.

Automatic Phoneme Segmentation Corrector

Sorbonne-Nouvelle - Paris 3 University

March 2015 - September 2015

Correction of automatic phoneme recognition in order to study the occurrences of the phoneme /R/ in French oral discourses.
Main tasks: defining the frontiers of the /R/ phonemes from spectrograms.

Speech Data Evaluator for French

Google (via Berkley Recruitment Ltd.)

April 2013 - March 2014

Processing linguistic and speech data in order to improve automatic speech recognition (ASR) and speech synthesis services on Google products.
Main tasks: associating acoustic forms to graphemes, identifying the ASR output errors, adding entries into the pronunciation dictionary, modelling language using grammars.
Located in Dublin, Ireland.

Internships

Automatic Speech Recognition Error Evaluator

Laboratoire National de métrologie et d'Essais (LNE)

March 2016 - July 2016

Setting up a perceptive test evaluating how serious automatic speech recognition errors can be and their impact upon a specific task as part of the ANR project VERA.
Main tasks: sampling data, recruiting subjects, supervising the experience, analyzing results.

Lextree Converter

CNRS - Modyco

July 2015 - September 2015

Converting automatically lextrees from Decoda format to Orfeo format for the ANR project Orfeo.
Main tasks: Developing a program to convert Decoda lextrees to Orfeo lextrees.

Education

Master's in Natural Language Processing

Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 University

September 2014 - June 2016

Reserch and Development
Phonology, prosody, signal processing, formal grammars, linguistic modelisation, databases.
Research topic: Factors of seriousness of errors in autoromatic speech recognition outputs (Grade: 18/20).

Master's in Linguistics

François Rabelais University of Tours

September 2012 - June 2013

General Linguistics.
Psycholinguistics.
Contrastive linguistics.
Natural Language Processing.

Bachelor's in English Studies

François Rabelais University of Tours

September 2008 - June 2012

Performing Arts courses during the first two year.s
French as a second language during the third year.

Baccalauréat in Science

Lycée Maurice Genevoix of Ingré

June 2007

Specialisation in Physics and Chemistry and Cinema courses.

Skills

  • French
    95
  • English
    90
  • Spanish
    60
  • Swedish
    40
  • German
    20
  • HTML5
    90
  • CSS3
    90
  • Python 2.7/3.4
    80
  • PHP5
    50
  • C++
    50
  • Perl
    50
  • SQL
    50
  • LaTeX
    50
  • Java
    50
  • R
    30
  • Praat
    70
  • ELAN
    70
  • Unitex
    70
  • Transcriber
    70
  • Le Trameur
    60
  • Lexico
    50
  • Weka
    50
  • Gate
    50
  • Protégé
    30

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