Publications

Meylan, S. C., Frank, M. C., Roy, B. C., and Levy, R. (2017). The Emergence of an Abstract Grammatical Category in Children's Early Speech. Psychological Science, 28(2), 181-192. (full) (main text pdf)

Roy, B. C., Frank, M. C., DeCamp, P., Miller, M., and Roy, D. (2015). Predicting the birth of a spoken word. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(41), 12663-12668. (Abstract) (pdf+SI)

Roy, B. C., Vosoughi, S., and Roy, D. (2014). Grounding language models in spatiotemporal context. Proceedings of Interspeech. Singapore. (pdf)

Roy, B. C., Frank, M. C. and Roy, D. (2012). Relating Activity Contexts to Early Word Learning in Dense Longitudinal Data. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Sapporo, Japan. (pdf)

Roy, B.C., Vosoughi, S. and Roy, D. (2010). Automatic estimation of transcription accuracy and difficulty. Proceedings of Interspeech. Makuhari, Japan. (pdf)

Vosoughi, S., Roy, B. C., Frank, M. C. and Roy, D. (2010). Contributions of Prosodic and Distributional Features of Caregivers' Speech in Early Word Learning. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Portland, Oregon. (pdf)

Vosoughi, S., Roy, B. C., Frank, M. C. and Roy, D. (2010). Effects of Caregiver Prosody on Child Language Acquisition. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Chicago, IL. (pdf)

Roy, B. C. and Roy, D. (2009). Fast transcription of unstructured audio recordings. Proceedings of Interspeech. Brighton, England. (pdf)

Roy, B. C., Frank, M. C. and Roy, D. (2009). Exploring word learning in a high-density longitudinal corpus. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (pdf)

Rony Kubat, Philip DeCamp, Brandon Roy, and Deb Roy. (2007). TotalRecall: Visualization and semi-automatic annotation of very large audio-visual corpora. In ICMI. (pdf)

Fleischman, M., Roy, B. and Roy, D. (2007). Temporal Feature Induction for Sports Highlight Classification. ACM Multimedia. Augsburg, Germany. (pdf)

Deb Roy, Rupal Patel, Philip DeCamp, Rony Kubat, Michael Fleischman, Brandon Roy, Nikolaos Mavridis, Stefanie Tellex, Alexia Salata, Jethran Guinness, Michael Levit, Peter Gorniak. (2006). The Human Speechome Project. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)

Theses

Brandon Roy, The Birth of a Word, Ph.D. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, February 2013. (pdf) Precis of dissertation (pdf)

Brandon Roy, Human-Machine Collaboration for Rapid Speech Transcription, Master's thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, September 2007. (pdf)

Drafts

Work in progress...

Brandon Roy. (2011). Bounds on the expected entropy and KL-divergence of sampled multinomial distributions. (pdf)