ISCA International Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE 2011)

Venice, Italy
August 24-26, 2011



Bibliographic Reference

[SLaTE-2011] ISCA International Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE 2011), Venice, Italy, August 24-26, 2011; ISCA Archive, http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/slate_2011


Introduction to the Workshop



Author Index and Quick Access to Abstracts

A.V.S.L.G   Abdou   Albertsen   Amsler   Ananthakrishnan   Baptista   Batliner   Bech   Berkling   Berthelsen   Beutnagel   Bitz   Bodnar   Bonneau   Bouillon (33)   Bouillon (77)   Bouillon (117)   Cabral   Carson-Berndsen   Chao   Chua   Chung   Clematide   Correia   Coyne   Cucchiarini (109)   Cucchiarini (113)   Daubigney   Delmonte   Ding (129)   Ding (149)   Do   van Doremalen   Engwall   Eskenazi (5)   Eskenazi (9)   Eskenazi (121)   Fay   Fohr   Frank   Fuentes   Funakoshi   Gao   Geist   Gilmartin   Gobl   González   Hacioglu   Hirose (45)   Hirose (145)   Hirschberg   Hönig   Hoffmann   van Hout   Hue   Husby   Hussein   Illina   Jokisch   Jouvet   Kane   Kato   Kelly   Kim, Hae-Ri   Kim, Sunhee   Kim, Yeon-Jun   Kitamura   Klenner   Kondo   Koreman   Kweon   Laprie   Lee, Gary Geunbae   Lee, Jinsik   Lee, Jonghoon   Lee, Kyusong   Lee, Kyuwhan   Lee, Sungjin   Li (17)   Li (153)   Lindberg (17)   Lindberg (21)   Ling   van de Loo   Mamede   Marueki   Medero   Mesbahi   Minematsu (45)   Minematsu (145)   Mixdorff   Mostow (17)   Mostow (153)   Müller   Nagata   Nakano   Nefzaoui   Ní_Chasaide   Ní_Chiaráin   Ní_Dhonnchadha   Niesler   Nöth   Noh   Øvregaard   Ostendorf   Pellegrini   Pellom   Pietquin   Prada   Prahallad   Rasmussen (17)   Rasmussen (21)   Rayner (33)   Rayner (77)   Rayner (117)   Ryu   Saz   Schudel   Seneff   Short (45)   Short (145)   Sitaram   Skarpnes   Skory   Stanley   Stiffoni   Strik (109)   Strik (113)   Stüker   Tan (17)   Tan (21)   Trancoso (1)   Trancoso (5)   Tsourakis (33)   Tsourakis (77)   Tsourakis (117)   Tsubaki   Tsurutani   Valeri   de Vries   Vundela   van der Walt   Wei   Weinstein   Wendler   de Wet   Wik (49)   Wik (133)   Wilske   Wolska   Xu   Yen   Zahra   Zhang  

Names written in boldface refer to first authors. Full papers can be accessed from the abstracts. Please note that each abstract opens in a separate window.



Table of Contents and Access to Abstracts

Language Games

Ling, Wang / Trancoso, Isabel / Prada, Rui: "An agent based competitive translation game for second language learning", 1-4.

Correia, Rui / Pellegrini, Thomas / Eskenazi, Maxine / Trancoso, Isabel / Baptista, Jorge / Mamede, Nuno: "Listening comprehension games for portuguese: exploring the best features", 5-8.

Skory, Adam / Eskenazi, Maxine: "Generation of educational content through gameplay", 9-12.

Reading and Literacy

Coyne, Bob / Schudel, Cecilia / Bitz, Michael / Hirschberg, Julia: "Evaluating a text-to-scene generation system as an aid to literacy", 13-16.

Rasmussen, Morten Højfeldt / Mostow, Jack / Tan, Zheng-Hua / Lindberg, Børge / Li, Yuanpeng: "Evaluating tracking accuracy of an automatic reading tutor", 17-20.

Rasmussen, Morten Højfeldt / Lindberg, Børge / Tan, Zheng-Hua: "Combining acoustic and language model miscue detection methods for adult dyslexic read speech", 21-24.

Speech Synthesis

Delmonte, Rodolfo / Stiffoni, Francesco: "Using speech synthesis to simulate an interlanguage and learn the Italian lexicon", 25-28.

Ní Chasaide, Ailbhe / Ní Chiaráin, Neasa / Wendler, Christoph / Berthelsen, Harald / Kelly, Amelia / Gilmartin, Emer / Ní Dhonnchadha, Elaine / Gobl, Christer: "Towards personalised, synthesis-based content in Irish (gaelic) language education", 29-32.

Spoken Language

Bouillon, Pierrette / Rayner, Manny / Tsourakis, Nikos / Zhang, Qinglu: "A student-centred evaluation of a web-based spoken translation game", 33-36.

Kane, Mark / Cabral, João P. / Zahra, Amalia / Carson-Berndsen, Julie: "Introducing difficulty-levels in pronunciation learning", 37-40.

Mesbahi, Larbi / Jouvet, Denis / Bonneau, Anne / Fohr, Dominique / Illina, Irina / Laprie, Yves: "Reliability of non-native speech automatic segmentation for prosodic feedback", 41-44.

Short, Greg / Hirose, Keikichi / Minematsu, Nobuaki: "Rule-based method for pitch level classification for a Japanese pitch accent CALL system", 45-48.

Ananthakrishnan, Gopal / Wik, Preben / Engwall, Olov / Abdou, Sherif: "Using an ensemble of classifiers for mispronunciation feedback", 49-52.

Fuentes, Maria / González, Meritxell: "English language learning activity using spoken language and intelligent computer-assisted technologies", 53-56.

Wolska, Magdalena / Wilske, Sabrina: "Assessing the effect of type-written form-focused dialogues on spoken language fluency", 57-60.

Ryu, Hyuksu / Lee, Kyuwhan / Kim, Sunhee / Chung, Minhwa: "Improving transcription agreement of non-native English speech corpus transcribed by non-natives", 61-64.

Wet, Febe de / Müller, Pieter / Walt, Christa van der / Niesler, Thomas: "Readability index as a design criterion for elicited imitation tasks in automatic oral proficiency assessment", 105-108.

Strik, Helmer / Doremalen, Joost van / Loo, Janneke van de / Cucchiarini, Catia: "Improving ASR processing of ungrammatical utterances through grammatical error modeling", 109-112.

Bodnar, Stephen / Vries, Bart Penning de / Cucchiarini, Catia / Strik, Helmer / Hout, Roeland van: "Feedback in an ASR-based CALL system for L2 syntax: a feasibility study", 113-116.

Rayner, Manny / Frank, Ian / Chua, Cathy / Tsourakis, Nikos / Bouillon, Pierrette: "For a fistful of dollars: using crowd-sourcing to evaluate a spoken language CALL application", 117-120.

Written Text

Berkling, Kay / Fay, Johanna / Stüker, Sebastian: "Speech technology-based framework for quantitative analysis of German spelling errors in freely composed children’s texts", 65-68.

Medero, Julie / Ostendorf, Mari: "Identifying targets for syntactic simplification", 69-72.

CALL

Xu, Yushi / Seneff, Stephanie: "A generic framework for building dialogue games for language learning: application in the flight domain", 73-76.

Tsourakis, Nikos / Rayner, Manny / Bouillon, Pierrette: "Evaluation of a mobile language learning system using language-neutral prompts", 77-80.

Nagata, Ryo / Marueki, Toshiaki / Funakoshi, Kotaro / Kitamura, Tatsuya / Nakano, Mikio: "A method for predicting stressed words in English jazz chants", 81-84.

Lee, Kyusong / Kweon, Soo-Ok / Lee, Sungjin / Noh, Hyungjong / Lee, Jinsik / Lee, Jonghoon / Kim, Hae-Ri / Lee, Gary Geunbae: "Effects of language learning game on Korean elementary school students", 85-88.

Klenner, Manfred / Clematide, Simon / Amsler, Michi: "Semi-automatic test generation for tandem learning", 89-92.

Kim, Yeon-Jun / Beutnagel, Mark C.: "Automatic assessment of american English lexical stress using machine learning algorithms", 93-96.

Pietquin, Olivier / Daubigney, Lucie / Geist, Matthieu: "Optimization of a tutoring system from a fixed set of data", 97-100.

Vundela, Meena / A.V.S.L.G, Swetha / Prahallad, Kishore: "A vocabulary acquisition framework using audio books", 101-104.

Pronunciation

Saz, Oscar / Eskenazi, Maxine: "Identifying confusable contexts for automatic generation of activities in second language pronunciation training", 121-124.

Stanley, Theban / Hacioglu, Kadri / Pellom, Bryan: "Statistical machine translation framework for modeling phonological errors in computer assisted pronunciation training system", 125-128.

Jokisch, Oliver / Ding, Hongwei / Hoffmann, Rüdiger: "Acoustic analysis of postvocalic /l/ in Chinese learners of German in the context of an overall perception experiment", 129-132.

Husby, Olaf / Øvregaard, Åsta / Wik, Preben / Bech, Øyvind / Albertsen, Egil / Nefzaoui, Sissel / Skarpnes, Eli / Koreman, Jacques: "Dealing with L1 background and L2 dialects in Norwegian CAPT", 133-136.

L2 Speech Annotation

Hönig, Florian / Batliner, Anton / Nöth, Elmar: "How many labellers revisited – naïves, experts, and real experts", 137-140.

Tsubaki, Hajime / Kondo, Mariko: "Analysis of L2 English speech corpus by automatic phoneme alignment", 141-144.

Prosody

Kato, Shuhei / Short, Greg / Minematsu, Nobuaki / Tsurutani, Chiharu / Hirose, Keikichi: "Comparison of native and non-native evaluations of the naturalness of Japanesewords with prosody modified through voice morphing", 145-148.

Hussein, Hussein / Do, Hue San / Mixdorff, Hansjörg / Ding, Hongwei / Gao, Qianyong / Hue, Guoping / Wei, Si / Chao, Zhao: "Mandarin tone perception and production by German learners", 149-152.

Sitaram, Sunayana / Mostow, Jack / Li, Yuanpeng / Weinstein, Anders / Yen, David / Valeri, Joe: "What visual feedback should a reading tutor give children on their oral reading prosody?", 153-156.