Linguistic Data Consortium & Dialog Systems


Linguistic Data Consortium 

References:

Crowdsourcing for Speech Processing: Applications to Data Collection, Transcription and Assessment (2013) [BOOK] ..
Multilingual Natural Language Processing Applications: From Theory to Practice (2012) [BOOK] ..
Advances in Commercial Deployment of Spoken Dialog Systems (2011) [BOOK] ..
Spoken Language Understanding: Systems for Extracting Semantic Information from Speech (2011) [BOOK] ..
Technical Infrastructure at Linguistic Data Consortium: Software and Hardware Resources for Linguistic Data Creation (2010) [PDF] ..

See also:

Dialog Systems | Gigaword & Dialog Systems 


SLU in Commercial and Research Spoken Dialogue Systems D Suendermann, R Pieraccini – … Understanding: Systems for …, 2011 – Wiley Online Library … Systems; From Call Flow to POMDP: How Dialogue Management Integrates with SLU; Benchmark Projects and Data Sets; “based on a set of rules”; partially observable Markov decision processes (POMDP); The Air Travel Information System (ATIS); Linguistic Data Consortium ( … Cited by 4 Related articles Cite

Using Out-of-Domain Data for Lexical Addressee Detection in Human-Human-Computer Dialog H Lee, A Stolcke, E Shriberg – Proceedings of NAACL-HLT, 2013 – newdesign.aclweb.org … 2006. Are you talking to me? dialogue systems supporting mixed teams of humans and robots. In … Taylor. 1999. Treebank-3. Linguistic Data Consortium, catalog item LDC99T42. Rieks op den Akker and David Traum. 2009. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions Cite

Large-Scale Experiments on Data-Driven Design of Commercial Spoken Dialog Systems. D Suendermann, J Liscombe, J Bloom, G Li… – …, 2011 – suendermann.com … In contrast to our very first step towards implementing Con- tenders in commercial spoken dialog systems [18], the present work attempted to evaluate the effect of population-specific Contenders by rolling out the same … Philadelphia, USA: Linguistic Data Consortium, 2003. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 8 versions Cite

Assessing user simulation for dialog systems using human judges and automatic evaluation measures H Ai, D Litman – Natural Language Engineering, 2011 – Cambridge Univ Press … Page 9. Assessing user simulation for dialog systems 9 … 4.1 Study design We follow the design of (Linguistic Data Consortium 2005) in obtaining human judgments. We first train the three user simulations (RAN, COR, and CLU) from the human student corpus we collected. … Related articles All 3 versions Cite

TechWare: Spoken Language Understanding Resources [Best of the Web] G Tur, YY Wang, D Hakkani-Tur – Signal Processing Magazine, …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … edu/software/CRF-NER.shtml) or retrain one using the available corpora released by Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC), such as the … Object Identifier 10.1109/MSP.2013.2241313 Date of publication: 5 April 2013 [FIG1] A conceptual architecture of a spoken dialog system. … Related articles All 4 versions Cite

Automatic evaluation of learner self-explanations and erroneous responses for dialogue-based ITSs B Lehman, C Mills, S D’Mello, A Graesser – Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 2012 – Springer … 80–86. AAAI Press, Menlo Park (2000) 21. Aleven, V., Popescu, O., Koedinger, K.: Pilot-Testing a Tutorial Dialogue System That Supports Self-Explanation. … University of Pennsylvania, Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia (1995) 27. … Related articles All 5 versions Cite

The annotation of the Switchboard corpus with the new iso standard for dialogue act analysis AC Fang, J Cao, H Bunt, X Liu – Workshop on Interoperable Semantic …, 2012 – sigsem.uvt.nl … Law Wuhan, China Tilburg Center for Cognition and Communication Tilburg University The Netherland The Dialogue Systems Group Department of … The Switchboard Dialogue Act Corpus, which is distributed by the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) and available online at http … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions Cite

Open Dialogue Management for Relational Databases B Hixon, RJ Passonneau – Proceedings of NAACL-HLT, 2013 – newdesign.aclweb.org … As a first step to open dialogue management we present ODDMER (OPEN-DOMAIN DIALOGUE MANAGER), the first dialogue system to generate its own dialogue strategy from relational databases. … 3 The ODDMER Dialogue System … Related articles All 7 versions Cite

A comparison of automatic and human speech recognition in null grammar A Juneja – 2012 – link.aip.org … Speech communication systems and dialogue systems. Body. … (Last viewed 2/6/2012). J. Garofalo, LF Lamel, WM Fisher, JG Fiscus, DS Pallett, NL Dahlgren, and V. Zue, TIMIT Acoustic-Phonetic Continuous Speech Corpus (Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia, 1993). … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Enabling effective design of multimodal interfaces for speech-to-speech translation system: An empirical study of longitudinal user behaviors over time and user … JH Shin, PG Georgiou, S Narayanan – Computer Speech & Language, 2013 – Elsevier … Previous work in spoken dialog systems showed that cognitive load is reduced while using a multimodal interface in comparison with that of a speech-only … The idea of the CMS was borrowed from the Linguistic Data Consortium’s human assessment metrics (Ma and Cieri, 2006 … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions Cite

Building a discourse-annotated Dutch text corpus N Van Der Vliet, I Berzlánovich, G Bouma… – Bochumer …, 2011 – linguistics.rub.de … Nancy Chinchor. Message Understanding Conference (MUC) 7. Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia, 2001. Laurence Danlos. … In Proceedings of the 2nd IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems, pages 45–50, 2001. Michael O’Donnell. … Cited by 15 Related articles All 14 versions Cite

Speech and Language Processing for Adaptive Training D Litman – Adaptive Technologies for Training and Education, 2012 – books.google.com … For example, one way that dialogue systems can be made more socially intelligent is to address issues such as politeness and face … on personal Web sites, in Wikipedia and in online textbooks, and in linguistic repositories such as the Linguistic Data Consortium (http://www. ldc. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Relating the semantics of dialogue acts to linguistic properties: A machine learning perspective through lexical cues AC Fang, H Bunt, J Cao, X Liu – Semantic Computing (ICSC), …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … DAs play a key role in the interpretation of the communicative behaviour of dialogue participants and offer valuable insight into the design of human-machine dialogue systems [1]. More … 2 The corpus is available online from the Linguistic Data Consortium (www.ldc.upenn.edu). … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions Cite

Trends, Challenges and Opportunities in Spoken Dialogue Research M McTear – Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology and Design, 2011 – Springer … Developing a spoken dialogue system requires a sound understanding of how the various contributing components function, such as the … body of ELRA (European Language Resources Association) (http://www.elra.info/) and LDC (Linguistic Data Consortium) (http://www.ldc … Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Multi-Layer Discourse Annotation of a Dutch Text Corpus G Redeker, I Berzlánovich, N van der Vliet, G Bouma… – age, 2012 – urd.let.rug.nl … RST Dis- course Treebank. Philadelphia, PA: Linguistic Data Consortium. Eggins S., Martin, J. (1997). … In Proceedings of the 2nd IJCAI Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning in Practical Dialogue Systems, Seattle, Wash., 5 August 2001, pages 45-50. O’Donnell, M. (1997). … Related articles All 9 versions Cite

Affirmative cue words in task-oriented dialogue A Gravano, J Hirschberg, Š Benuš – Computational Linguistics, 2012 – MIT Press … These words pose a challenge for spoken dialogue systems because of their ambiguity: They may be used for agreeing with what the interlocutor has said, indicating continued attention, or for cueing the start of a new topic, among other meanings. … Cited by 12 Related articles All 9 versions Cite

Collaborative annotation of dialogue acts: application of a new ISO standard to the switchboard corpus AC Fang, H Bunt, J Cao, X Liu – … of the Workshop on Innovative Hybrid …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … of the communicative behaviour of dialogue participants and offer valuable insight into the design of human-machine dialogue systems (Bunt et … Dialog Act (SWBD-DA) Corpus as the corpus resource, which is available online from the Linguistic Data Consortium 1 . The corpus … Related articles All 7 versions Cite

24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics E Hajicová, L Poláková, J Mírovský – 2012 – newdesign.aclweb.org … Diamond sponsors Tata Consultancy Services Linguistic Data Consortium for Indian Languages (LDC-IL) Gold Sponsors Microsoft Research … Incremental Construction of Robust but Deep Semantic Representations for Use in Responsive Dialogue Systems Andreas Peldszus … All 6 versions Cite

Processing modality and negation R Morante – Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of the North …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … made available, such as the MPQA Opinion Corpus (Wiebe et al., 2005), Rubin’s (2006; 2007) certainty corpus, the ACE 2008 corpus (Linguistic Data Consortium, 2008), and … In the past I have worked on machine translation, dialogue systems and semantic role labeling. … Cite

Revisiting semi-continuous hidden Markov models K Riedhammer, T Bocklet, A Ghoshal… – Acoustics, Speech and …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … [4] EG Schukat-Talamazzini, T. Kuhn, and H. Niemann, “Speech Recognition for Spoken Dialog Systems,” in Progress and Prospects … [7] P. Price, WM Fisher, J. Bernstein, and DS Pallett, “Resource Management RM1 2.0,” Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadel- phia, USA, 1993. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 9 versions Cite

Visualizations Supporting the Discovery of Prosodic Contours Related to Turn-Taking NG Ward, JL McCartney – Feedback Behaviors in Dialog, 2012 – cs.utep.edu … 4552, pp. 286–297, 2007. [3] A. Raux and M. Eskenazi, “A finite-state turn-taking model for spoken dialog systems,” in NAACL HLT, 2009. … [16] A. Canavan and G. Zipperlen, CALLHOME Mandarin Chinese Speech. Linguistic Data Consortium, 1996. LDC Catalog No. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions Cite

Deployed vs. Academic Spoken Dialog Systems D Suendermann – … in Commercial Deployment of Spoken Dialog Systems, 2011 – Springer … of the International Speech Communication Association, Interspeech 2010, only about 10% of the publications on spoken dialog systems came from … subjects, eg [12, 49, 62, 69], or • Corpora available from standard sources such as the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) or the … All 2 versions Cite

Recognizing Young Readers’ Spoken Questions W Chen, J Mostow, G Aist – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in …, 2013 – IOS Press … When little training data from a real user is available, researchers in dialog systems have built language models from hand written grammars (Jurafsky & Martin, 2008), out-of-domain corpora such as the Web (Zhu & … Web 1T 5-gram Version 1: Linguistic Data Consortium. … Cite

Review of Research on Speech Technology: Main Contributions From Spanish Research Groups R San-Segundo… – Journal of Speech …, 2012 – journalofspeechsciences.org … are two main associations that sell speech databases for research and development: LDC (Linguistic Data Consortium: http://www.ldc … This section includes spoken language understanding and translation, spoken dialogue systems, voice-activated question answering (QA), and … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions Cite

Comparing non-verbal vocalisations in conversational speech corpora J Trouvain, KP Truong – 2012 – doc.utwente.nl … In addition, it is known that NVVs can carry communicative and affective meaning, which can be modelled for the development of spoken dialogue systems and emotion-aware systems. … Switchboard-1 Release . Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Comparative Analysis of Question Answering System in Indian Languages J Kaur, V Gupta – International Journal, 2013 – ijarcsse.com … Page | 586 cooperatively by BBN, the Linguistic Data Consortium, and our group at NYU [14]. … [23] FE Annika and J. Arne, “Dialogue and Domain Knowledge Management in Dialogue Systems”, in Proceedings of 1st SIGIDIAL Workshop at ACL, 2000. … Cite

Embodied Conversational Characters: Representation Formats for Multimodal Communicative Behaviours B Krenn, C Pelachaud, H Pirker, C Peters – Emotion-Oriented Systems, 2011 – Springer … In: van Kuppevelt J, Dybkjaer L, Bernsen N (eds) Advances in natural, multimodal dialogue systems. … Linguistic Data Consortium LDC, Philadelphia, PA; Mateas M, Stern A (2003) Facade: an experiment in building a fully-realized interactive drama. … Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Analysis of acoustic parameters for consonant voicing classification in clean and telephone speech SM Lee, JY Choi – The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2012 – link.aip.org … Speech communication systems and dialogue systems. … JS Garofolo, LF Lamel, WM Fisher, JG Fiscus, DS Pallett, and NL Dahlgren, “The DARPA TIMIT acoustic-phonetic contiuous speech corpus CDROM,” Linguistic Data Consortium (1993). … Related articles All 8 versions Cite

[BOOK] Advances in Commercial Deployment of Spoken Dialog Systems D Suendermann – 2011 – books.google.com … of the International Speech Communication Association, Interspeech 2010, only about 10% of the publications on spoken dialog systems came from people … subjects, eg [12,49,62,69], or • Corpora available from standard sources such as the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) or … Cited by 5 Related articles All 3 versions Cite

Topic-Dependent Language Model Switching for Embedded Automatic Speech Recognition M Santos-Pérez, E González-Parada… – Ambient Intelligence- …, 2012 – Springer … 7] (travel set): This database consists of 530 utterances and is used for the dialog system used in the CMU Darpa Com- municator [4]. Communicator is an automated telephone based dialog system for booking … Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia (1993), LDC93S3B 13. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions Cite

Design and collection of ontological metadata for enhancing interoperability of language resources S Kozawa, H Tohyama, K Uchimoto… – International Journal of …, 2012 – Inderscience … org/ Gengo Shigen Kyokai (GSK) http://www.gsk.or.jp/ ICAME Corpus Collection http://icame.uib.no/newcd.htm Linguistic Data Consortium http://www … The experiment with ten subjects who specialise in data mining or dialogue systems was conducted in the following two … Related articles All 4 versions Cite

Natural language generation using automatically constructed lexical resources N Ito, M Hagiwara – Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2011 …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … on the www for the open-ended conversation dialog system,” Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence : AI, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 507–519, 2009. [10] “GSK homepage,” http://www.gsk.or.jp/index e.html. [11] “LDC – Linguistic Data Consortium,” http://www.ldc … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite

Survey on speech emotion recognition: Features, classification schemes, and databases M El Ayadi, MS Kamel, F Karray – Pattern Recognition, 2011 – Elsevier … Pereira [55], Private, English, 2 actors ×5 emotions ×8 utterances, Nonprofessional actors, Hot anger, cold anger, joy, neutral, sadness. a Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania, USA. b … e Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania, USA. f … Cited by 114 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Multicriteria-Based Computer-Aided Pronunciation Quality Evaluation of Sentences NB Yoma, LB Berrios, JW Sepúlveda, HV Torres – ETRI Journal, 2013 – etrij.etri.re.kr Page 1. The problem of the sentence-based pronunciation evaluation task is defined in the context of subjective criteria. Three subjective criteria (that is, the minimum subjective word score, the mean subjective word score, and … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Dialogue act recognition approaches P Král, C Cerisara – Computing and Informatics, 2012 – cai.sk … It is of great importance for many applications: dialogue systems, speech recognition, automatic machine translation, etc. … In the second ex- periment, a small corpus is derived from the dialogue system used to interact with the navigation agent. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions Cite

Contextual Evidence and System Combination for Solving the Out-of-Vocabulary Word Problem in Speech Recognition L Qin – 2012 – cs.cmu.edu … In the past decade, many algorithms had been studied and developed to improve the performance of ASR systems. Popular applications of ASR, such as voice search, voice control and spoken dialog system, etc., had also been widely used. … Related articles All 2 versions Cite

The Role of Affect in the Computational Modeling of Natural Language CO Alm – Language and Linguistics Compass, 2012 – Wiley Online Library … linguistics in advancing core language technologies (such as speech synthesis, speech recognition, dialog systems, question answering, and … Linguistic Data Consortium has an acted, transcribed emotional speech corpus (http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/Catalog/CatalogEntry.jsp … Related articles Cite

Topic segmentation M Purver – … : Systems for Extracting Semantic Information from …, 2011 – Citeseer … to recordings of some length – short segments of speech such as an utterance in a typical spoken dialogue system tend already … The datasets produced are large, include manual topic segment annotations, and are available via the Linguistic Data Consortium.2 Both the TDT2 … Cited by 17 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

SMT-based ASR Domain Adaptation Methods for Under-Resourced Languages: Application to Romanian H Cucu, A Buzo, L Besacier, C Burileanu – Speech Communication, 2013 – Elsevier … Several language adaptation methods for spoken dialog systems are proposed in [14] (English to Spanish) and [16] (French to Italian). … For example, the Linguistic Data Consortium 2 (LDC) distributes speech resources for many languages of the world, but does not provide any … Cited by 1 Related articles Cite

Annotating modality and negation for a machine reading evaluation R Morante, W Daelemans – 2011 – eprints.pascal-network.org … including text summarization, question answering, information extraction, and human-computer interaction in the form of dialogue systems. … Bioinformatics 22, 597–605 (2006) [17] Linguistic Data Consortium: ACE (Automatic Content Extraction) English an- notation guidelines … Cited by 4 Related articles All 9 versions Cite

[BOOK] Spoken language understanding: Systems for extracting semantic information from speech G Tur, R De Mori – 2011 – books.google.com … of Handling Speech in QA Systems 6.3 A Evaluation Cam ai ns 6.4 Question-answering systems 6.5 Proiects Integrating Spoken Requests and Question Answering 6.6 Conclusions References Chapter 7: SLU in Commercial and Research Spoken Dialogue Systems 7.1 Why … Cited by 42 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Free tools and resources for Brazilian Portuguese speech recognition N Neto, C Patrick, A Klautau, I Trancoso – Journal of the Brazilian …, 2011 – Springer … Page 2. 54 J Braz Comput Soc (2011) 17: 53–68 and LECTRA [15] (university classroom lectures, currently comprising 27 hours of audio). For BP, the most widely used corpus seems to be the Spoltech, distributed by the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC). … Cited by 8 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Automatic Speech Recognition for Under-Resourced Languages: A Survey L Besacier, E Barnard, A Karpov, T Schultz – Speech Communication, 2013 – Elsevier … years ago). The Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) has managed the design and collection of numerous large databases for the latest languages-of-interest, and provides corpora for ASR in many domains and conditions. The … Cite Speech information retrieval: a review RP Hafen, MJ Henry – Multimedia Systems, 2012 – Springer Page 1. REGULAR PAPER Speech information retrieval: a review Ryan P. Hafen • Michael J. Henry Received: 21 January 2011 / Accepted: 19 April 2012 / Published online: 26 July 2012 © Springer-Verlag 2012 Abstract Speech is an information-rich component of multimedia. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions Cite

Spontaneous speech and opinion detection: mining call-centre transcripts C Clavel, G Adda, F Cailliau, M Garnier-Rizet… – Language Resources …, 2012 – Springer Page 1. ORIGINAL PAPER Spontaneous speech and opinion detection: mining call-centre transcripts Chloé Clavel • Gilles Adda • Frederik Cailliau • Martine Garnier-Rizet • Ariane Cavet • Géraldine Chapuis • Sandrine Courcinous … Cited by 2 Related articles Cite

The subspace Gaussian mixture model—A structured model for speech recognition D Povey, L Burget, M Agarwal, P Akyazi, F Kai… – Computer Speech & …, 2011 – Elsevier … Language. Volume 25, Issue 2, April 2011, Pages 404–439. Language and speech issues in the engineering of companionable dialogue systems. The subspace Gaussian mixture model—A structured model for speech recognition. … Cited by 60 Related articles All 11 versions Cite

The Problem of Voice Template Aging in Speaker Recognition Systems Y Matveev – Speech and Computer, 2013 – Springer … The Linguistic Data Consortium LDC (http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/) is one resource that may offer some potential in this area; its speech databases have been collected over 15 … Wolters, M., Vipperla, R., Renals, S.: Age Recognition for Spoken Dialogue Systems: Do We Need It? … Cite

In-set/out-of-set speaker recognition in sustained acoustic scenarios using sparse data JHL Hansen, JW Suh, MR Leonard – Speech Communication, 2013 – Elsevier … Examples of speech systems that benefit from in-set/out-of-set recognition include dialog systems, communications systems, spoken document retrieval, and security applications that allow access of private information for only people belonging to a specific group of authorized … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Recognizing affect from speech prosody using hierarchical graphical models R Fernandez, R Picard – Speech Communication, 2011 – Elsevier In this work we develop and apply a class of hierarchical directed graphical models on the task of recognizing affective categories from prosody in both acted a. Cited by 8 Related articles All 4 versions Cite

[BOOK] Crowdsourcing for Speech Processing: Applications to Data Collection, Transcription and Assessment M Eskenazi, GA Levow, H Meng, G Parent… – 2013 – books.google.com … for TTS: What Worked and What Did Not 7.4 Related Work: Detecting and Preventing Spamming 7.5 Our Experiences: Detecting and Preventing Spamming 7.6 Conclusions and Discussion References Chapter 8: Crowdsourcing for Spoken Dialog System Evaluation 8.1 … Related articles Cite

An Investigation of Digital Reference Interviews: A Dialogue Act Approach K Inoue – 2013 – surface.syr.edu … a new aspect for evaluating digital reference services, 2) new data attributes for information extraction / retrieval algorithms (document models), and 3) a prototypical dialogue model for constructing fully-automated dialogue systems. 1.5 Summary … Related articles Cite

The expanding horizons of corpus analysis B MacWhinney – Language and Computers, 2011 – ingentaconnect.com … These advances have made it possible to develop facilities such as BNCweb (bncweb.lancs. ac.uk), LDC (Linguistic Data Consortium) online, the American National Corpus (americannationalcorpus. org), TalkBank (talkbank.org), and CHILDES (childes.psy.cmu.edu). … Related articles Cite

Learning Sub-Word Units for Open Vocabulary Speech Recognition. C Parada, M Dredze, A Sethy, A Rastrow – ACL, 2011 – newdesign.aclweb.org Page 1. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pages 712–721, Portland, Oregon, June 19-24, 2011. cO2011 Association for Computational Linguistics Learning Sub-Word Units for Open Vocabulary Speech Recognition … Cited by 4 Related articles All 11 versions Cite

Acoustic reduction in conversational Dutch: A quantitative analysis based on automatically generated segmental transcriptions B Schuppler, M Ernestus, O Scharenborg, L Boves – Journal of Phonetics, 2011 – Elsevier In spontaneous, conversational speech, words are often reduced compared to their citation forms, such that a word like yesterday may sound like [‘je?ei]. Th. Cited by 12 Related articles All 6 versions Cite

Strategies and tactics for ironic subversion T Veale – Developments in Linguistic Humour Theory, 2013 – books.google.com … instantiation of even a basic model of linguis- tic irony can offer both scientific and engineering insights into the model: for one, it provides a concrete test of the unambiguous, algorithmic specificity of the model; and it allows us to construct practical dialogue systems that interact … Cite

24th International Conference on Computational LinguisticsM Kay, C Boitet – 2012 – newdesign.aclweb.org … 8-15 December 2012 Mumbai, India Page 2. Diamond sponsors Tata Consultancy Services Linguistic Data Consortium for Indian Languages (LDC-IL) Gold Sponsors Microsoft Research Beijing Baidu Netcon Science Technology Co. Ltd. Silver sponsors … All 7 versions Cite

The deep tensor neural network with applications to large vocabulary speech recognition D Yu, L Deng, F Seide – 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Page 1. Copyright (c) 2011 IEEE. Personal use is permitted. For any other purposes, permission must be obtained from the IEEE by emailing pubs-permissions@ieee.org. This article has been accepted for publication in a future issue of this journal, but has not been fully edited. … Cited by 8 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

DATA-DRIVEN ANALYSIS OF EMOTION IN TEXT USING LATENT AFFECTIVE FOLDING AND EMBEDDING JR Bellegarda – Computational Intelligence, 2012 – Wiley Online Library Skip to Main Content. … Related articles Cite

[BOOK] Handbook of natural language processing and machine translation C Christianson, JP Olive, J McCary – 2011 – books.google.com … For dictation, WER above 10 percent is not acceptable, but for a dialogue system, a much higher rate can be … was developed in cooperation with National Virtual Translation Center Technology Director Kathleen Egan and Stephanie Strassel of the Linguistic Data Consortium. … Cited by 26 Related articles All 6 versions Cite

A lexicon of multiword expressions for linguistically precise, wide-coverage natural language processing T Tanabe, M Takahashi, K Shudo – Computer Speech & Language, 2013 – Elsevier Since Sag et al. (2002) highlighted a key problem that had been underappreciated in the past in natural language processing (NLP), namely idiosyncratic multiwor. Cite

[BOOK] Multilingual Natural Language Processing Applications: From Theory to Practice D Bikel, I Zitouni – 2012 – books.google.com … 14.6 Evaluation and Metrics 14.6.1 Evaluation Metrics in the GALE Program 14.7 Summary Chapter 15 Spoken Dialog Systems 15.1 Introduction 15.2 Spoken Dialog Systems 15.2.1 Speech Recognition and Understanding 15.2.2 Speech Generation 15.2.3 Dialog Manager … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Using speech to identify gesture pen strokes in collaborative, multimodal device descriptions J Herold, TF Stahovich – Artificial Intelligence for …, 2011 – Cambridge Univ Press Page 1. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing http://journals.cambridge.org/AIE Additional services for Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: Email alerts … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions Cite

A Data-Driven Affective Analysis Framework Toward Naturally Expressive Speech Synthesis JR Bellegarda – Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … When it comes to man-machine communication, it is thus highly desirable to take account of emotional states as an integral part of human-computer interaction, at both input and output levels [2]. If a spoken dialog system could reliably determine that a user is upset or annoyed … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions Cite

Generating example contexts to help children learn word meaning. L Liu, J Mostow, Gregory Aist – Natural Language …, 2013 – Cambridge Univ Press Page 1. Natural Language Engineering: page 1 of 26. c Cambridge University Press 2012 doi:10.1017/S1351324911000374 1 Generating example contexts to help children learn word meaning † LIU LIU1, JACK MOSTOW2 … Related articles All 9 versions Cite

[BOOK] Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing: 13th International Conference, CICLing 2012, New Delhi, India, March 11-17, 2012, Proceedings A Gelbukh – 2012 – books.google.com Page 1. Alexander Gelbukh (Ed.) Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing 13th International Conference, C|CLing 2012 New Delhi, India, March 2012 Proceedings, Part I LNCS 7181 @ Springer Page 2. Lecture … Cited by 19 Related articles All 12 versions Cite

Phonetically rich and balanced text and speech corpora for Arabic language MAM Abushariah, RN Ainon, R Zainuddin… – Language resources …, 2012 – Springer … A majority of the available spoken and written resources are not readily available to the public and many of them can only be obtained by purchasing from the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC), the European Language Resource Association (ELRA), or other external vendors. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions Cite

Regularized maximum likelihood linear regression adaptation for computer-assisted language learning systems LUO Dean, Q Yu, N Minematsu… – IEICE TRANSACTIONS on …, 2011 – search.ieice.org Page 1. 308 IEICE TRANS. INF. & SYST., VOL.E94–D, NO.2 FEBRUARY 2011 PAPER Regularized Maximum Likelihood Linear Regression Adaptation for Computer-Assisted Language Learning Systems Dean LUO †a) , Yu … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Crowdsourcing a word–emotion association lexicon SM Mohammad, PD Turney – Computational Intelligence, 2012 – Wiley Online Library … rankings on Google searches. 4. 4 Creating dialogue systems that respond appropriately to different emotional states of the user; for example, in emotion-aware games (Velásquez 1997; Ravaja et al. 2006). 5 Developing intelligent … Cited by 30 Related articles All 4 versions Cite

Expressive speech synthesis: a review D Govind, SRM Prasanna – International Journal of Speech Technology, 2013 – Springer … different contexts of the story (Theune et al. 2006). ESS can be used as a part of dialogue system which makes the human computer interaction more natural and ef- fective. Expressive speech analysis can be utilized by the … Related articles All 6 versions Cite

A three-stage approach to the automated scoring of spontaneous spoken responses D Higgins, X Xi, K Zechner, D Williamson – Computer Speech & Language, 2011 – Elsevier … Speech-enabled dialogue systems allow learners to practice their speaking and listening in an exchange with a virtual interlocutor—eg … using responses to both prototype and official TOEFL speaking tasks, as well as data from the Linguistic Data Consortium (Garofolo et al … Cited by 12 Related articles All 3 versions Cite

Identifying speech acts in emails: Toward automated scoring of the TOEIC® email task R De Felice, P Deane – Princeton: ETS, 2012 – 144.81.87.152 Page 1. Research Report ETS RR–12-16 Identifying Speech Acts in E-Mails: Toward Automated Scoring of the TOEIC® E-Mail Task Rachele De Felice Paul Deane September 2012 Page 2. ETS Research Report Series EIGNOR … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Gerald Penn DG Hays – Philosophy of Linguistics, 2012 – books.google.com … in time with the appearance of the World Wide Web, and the birth of the very influential Linguistic Data Consortium, which serves as … Dialogue systems research attempts to recognize plans and intentions in speech transcripts and to respond to them constructively and naturally. … Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Utilizing gestures to improve sentence boundary detection L Chen, MP Harper – Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2011 – Springer … It also would support many language processing tasks such as parsing, language modeling, and question answering in dialog systems. Due to its importance, much research has been conducted on sentence boundary detection [32, 34, 45, 47, 48]. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 10 versions Cite

ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS BBN Bolt – Advances in Video, Audio, and Imagery Analysis for …, 2012 – w1.aaanr.com … on Artificial Intelligence IR Information retrieval ISMIR International Conferences on Music Information Retrieval ISODATA Iterative self-organizing data JSEG J measure based SEGmentation KB Knowledge base KL Kullback–Leibler LDC Linguistic Data Consortium LLDs … Cite

Crowd-supervised training of spoken language systems IC McGraw – 2012 – dspace.mit.edu … 33 2-4 The plot above depicts two years of development early in the life of the Jupiter weather information dialogue system. … The second experiment conducted was for a multimodal spoken dialogue system, which we deployed directly inside the mTurk interface. This time, how- … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions Cite

Employing both gender and emotion cues to enhance speaker identification performance in emotional talking environments IMA Shahin – International Journal of Speech Technology, 2013 – Springer Page 1. Int J Speech Technol DOI 10.1007/s10772-013-9188-2 Employing both gender and emotion cues to enhance speaker identification performance in emotional talking environments Ismail Mohd Adnan Shahin Received … Related articles Cite

Methods for lean, precision-oriented, and targeted coreference resolution D Lindmark – 2012 – stp.lingfil.uu.se … systems for Information Extraction (IE), Passage Retrieval, Question Answering (QA), Automatic Sum- marization and Abstracting, Machine Translation (MT) and Dialogue Systems. … 3The Linguistic Data Consortium: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/ 4http://projects.ldc.upenn.edu/ace/ … Related articles Cite

Measuring degrees of semantic opposition SM Mohammad, BJ Dorr, G Hirst, PD Turney – 2011 – nparc.cisti-icist.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca … This is in turn useful in effectively re-ranking target language hypotheses in machine translation, and for re-ranking query responses in information retrieval. r Understanding discourse structure and improving dialogue systems. … Cited by 2 Related articles Cite

Taxonomy induction based on a collaboratively built knowledge repository SP Ponzetto, M Strube – Artificial Intelligence, 2011 – Elsevier … However, the availability of reliable preprocessing components like POS taggers, syntactic and semantic parsers allows the ld to move towards higher level tasks, such as question answering, textual entailment, or end-to-end dialog systems which quire a tighter notion of … Cited by 27 Related articles All 11 versions Cite

Computing Lexical Contrast SM Mohammad, BJ Dorr, G Hirst, PD Turney – 2012 – MIT Press … language hypotheses in machine translation, and for re-ranking query responses in information retrieval. r Understanding discourse structure and improving dialogue systems. Opposites often indicate the discourse relation of contrast (Marcu and Echihabi 2002). … Cited by 3 Related articles All 36 versions Cite

Evaluation of speaker verification security and detection of hmm-based synthetic speech PL De Leon, M Pucher, J Yamagishi… – Audio, Speech, and …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … The speaker is then classified as human if ?RPS(Y) > 0, otherwise it is classified as synthetic. V. DATA SETS For this research, we use the WSJ corpus from the Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) [48]. Although the WSJ corpus … Cited by 6 Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Effective automatic speech recognition data collection for under–resourced languages/de Vries NJ NJ De Vries – 2011 – dspace.nwu.ac.za … 2.2.1.3 TELEPHONE-BASED COLLECTION Telephone-based recordings are often closely matched with the intended use of speech data, especially when Spoken Dialogue Systems are to be deployed on telephone networks. In certain cases, these … Related articles Cite

Capturing Common Knowledge about Tasks: Intelligent Assistance for To-Do Lists Y Gil, V Ratnakar, T Chklovski, P Groth… – ACM Transactions on …, 2012 – dl.acm.org Page 1. 15 Capturing Common Knowledge about Tasks: Intelligent Assistance for To-Do Lists YOLANDA GIL and VARUN RATNAKAR, University of Southern California TIMOTHY CHKLOVSKI, Factual Inc. PAUL GROTH, Free … Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Web Corpus Construction R Schäfer, F Bildhauer – Synthesis Lectures on Human …, 2013 – morganclaypool.com … Semantic Role Labeling Martha Palmer, Daniel Gildea, and Nianwen Xue 2010 Spoken Dialogue Systems Kristiina Jokinen and Michael McTear 2009 Page 7. v … e corpora distributed by the Linguistic Data Consortium are small and expensive. … Cited by 4 Cite

On reducing harmonic and sampling distortion in vocal tract length normalization N Yoma, C Garreton, F Huenupan, I Catalan, J Wuth – 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Page 1. Copyright (c) 2011 IEEE. Personal use is permitted. For any other purposes, permission must be obtained from the IEEE by emailing pubs-permissions@ieee.org. This article has been accepted for publication in a future issue of this journal, but has not been fully edited. … Related articles All 3 versions Cite

A statistical confidence measure framework for probabilistic parsing R SÁNCHEZ SÁEZ – 2011 – dspace.cc.upv.es … Confidence measures have been successfully applied in the mentioned tasks of ASR [39, 34], SMT [38], and even Spoken Dialogue Systems [33]. However, its use remains largely unexplored in parsing, and they have sev- eral applications of great interest within this field. … Related articles Cite

N-gram posterior probability confidence measures for statistical machine translation: an empirical study A de Gispert, G Blackwood, G Iglesias, W Byrne – Machine Translation, 2013 – Springer … investigate in this article. Typical applications in ASR include utterance verification, correction of recognition results, detection or rejection of out-of-vocabulary words, and managing the flow of control in dialogue systems. One of the … Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Integrating Recognition and Retrieval With Relevance Feedback for Spoken Term Detection H Lee, C Chen, L Lee – Audio, Speech, and Language …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Page 1. Copyright (c) 2011 IEEE. Personal use is permitted. For any other purposes, permission must be obtained from the IEEE by emailing pubs-permissions@ieee.org. This article has been accepted for publication in a future issue of this journal, but has not been fully edited. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Automatic dialect and accent recognition and its application to speech recognition F Biadsy – 2011 – rhys.cul.columbia.edu … regional origin. It should also prove useful in telephony-based help systems, either adapt- ing the output of text-to-speech synthesis in a spoken dialogue system to produce regional speech or directing the telephone conversation to an agent whose dialect is the same as the … Cited by 6 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

CoCITe—Coordinating Changes In Text JH Wright, J Grothendieck – Knowledge and Data Engineering, …, 2012 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Page 1. CoCITe—Coordinating Changes in Text Jeremy H. Wright, Member, IEEE, and John Grothendieck, Member, IEEE Abstract—Text streams are ubiquitous and contain a wealth of information, but are typically orders of … Related articles All 17 versions Cite

Bayesian Approaches to Uncertainty in Speech Processing PN Garner – 2011 – publications.idiap.ch Page 1. Bayesian Approaches to Uncertainty in Speech Processing Philip Neil Garner PhD by Publication University of East Anglia School of Computing Sciences September, 2011 c 2011 by Philip N. Garner This copy of the … Related articles All 2 versions Cite

Detecting Grammatical Errors with Treebank-Induced, Probabilistic Parsers J Wagner – 2012 – compapp.dcu.ie Page 1. Detecting Grammatical Errors with Treebank-Induced, Probabilistic Parsers Joachim Wagner Magister Artium A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy to the Dublin City University School of Computing … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Robust Speaker Identication against Computer Aided Voice Impersonation Z Haider – 2011 – epubs.surrey.ac.uk … GMM: Gaussian Mixture Model HMM: Hidden Markov Model HPF: High Pass Filter LAR: Log Area Ratios LDC: Linguistic Data Consortium LP: Linear Prediction LPC: Linear Prediction Coefficients LPCC: Linear Prediction Cepstral Coefficients LPF: Low Pass Filter … Related articles All 2 versions Cite

[BOOK] New Perspectives on Computational and Cognitive Strategies for Word Sense Disambiguation OY Kwong – 2013 – books.google.com … Some of the topics covered in this series include the presentation of real life commercial deployment of spoken dialog systems, contemporary methods of speech parameterization, developments in information security for automated speech, forensic speaker recognition, use … Related articles All 5 versions Cite

Co-ordination of speech and gesture in sequence and time: Phonetic and non-verbal detail in face-to-face interaction RO Sikveland – 2011 – etheses.whiterose.ac.uk Page 1. CO-ORDINATION OF SPEECH AND GESTURE IN SEQUENCE AND TIME: PHONETIC AND NON-VERBAL DETAIL IN FACE-TO-FACE INTERACTION Rein Ove Sikveland Submitted for the degree of PhD University of York … Related articles All 2 versions Cite

[BOOK] Interactive Approaches to Video Lecture Assessment K Riedhammer – 2012 – books.google.com Page 1. Studien zur Mustererkennung * Band 36 Korbinian Riedhammer Interactive Approaches to Video Lecture Assessment Page 2. Interactive Approaches to Video Lecture Assessment Der Technischen Fakultat der Universitat … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions Cite

[BOOK] Novel techniques for dialectal arabic speech recognition M Elmahdy, R Gruhn, W Minker – 2012 – books.google.com … trust, and encouragement. I owe my deepest gratitude to all the members of the dialogue systems group at Ulm University who were al- ways reviewing my work and providing me with their very helpful feedbacks. Lastly, I wish … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions Cite

[BOOK] The Czech language in the digital age O Bojar, G Rehm, H Uszkoreit – 2012 – books.google.com Page 1. Wm Paper Sens; THE CZECH LANGUAGE IN THE DIGITAL AGE Q Springer METENET CEéTINA v DIGITALNIM VEKU OndFei Bow SIIVIE Cinkovd Jon Hofé Borboro HIodkd VIudisIuv Kubo? 1m Miwvsky’ Jcrmilu Punevové … Related articles All 10 versions Cite