Third Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages

Cape Town, South Africa
May 7-9, 2012



Bibliographic Reference

[SLTU-2012] Third Workshop on Spoken Languages Technologies for Under-resourced Languages, Cape Town, South Africa, May 7-9, 2012; ISCA Archive, http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/sltu_2012


Introduction to the Workshop



Author Index and Quick Access to Abstracts

Abate   Adegbola   Alumäe   Aubergé   Badenhorst   Barnard (54)   Barnard (68)   Barnard (146)   Benkhellat   Besacier (5)   Besacier (36)   Besacier (94)   Besacier (107)   Bouchemal   Bourlard   Caelen-Haumont   Calteaux   Carstensdóttir   Castelli   Chng   van Compernolle   Courcinous   Davel (68)   Davel (146)   Demuynck   Djomgang   Ewert   Ferreira   Fraga-Silva   Fujii   Garner   Gauvain (24)   Gauvain (156)   Gelas   Grover   Guðnason   Guerti   Hain   van Heerden (68)   van Heerden (146)   Helgadóttir   van Huyssteen   Imseng   Jóhannsdóttir   Jóhannsson   Josse   Kaljurand   Kamper   Karpov   Kibishi   Kipyatkova   Kivaisi   Kjartansson   Lamel (24)   Lamel (156)   Le, Viet Bac   Le, Viet-Bac   Li   Loftsson   Lyu   Mac   Marsico   Mbogho   Meftouh   Metze (76)   Metze (90)   Nakagawa   Naranjo   van Niekerk   Niesler   Nocera   Ochs   Odilinye   Ohta   Pellegrino   Pham   Raborife   Rögnvaldsson   Rojas   Ronzhin   Rossato   Schlippe   Schultz (11)   Schultz (76)   Schultz (90)   Smaïli   Tachbelie   Telaar   Teshome   Tran   Tsuchiya   Turmunkh   Van hamme   Vilhjálmsson   Vu (11)   Vu (76)   Vu (90)   de Waal   Weber   Weiner   de Wet (102)   de Wet (139)   Yamamoto   Zerbian   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

Zhang, Xueru / Demuynck, Kris / Compernolle, Dirk Van / Van hamme, Hugo: "Subspace-GMM acoustic models for under-resourced languages: feasibility study", 1-4.

Tachbelie, Martha Yifiru / Abate, Solomon Teferra / Besacier, Laurent / Rossato, Solange: "Syllable-based and hybrid acoustic models for Amharic speech recognition", 5-10.

Schlippe, Tim / Djomgang, Edy Guevara Komgang / Vu, Ngoc Thang / Ochs, Sebastian / Schultz, Tanja: "Hausa large vocabulary continuous speech recognition", 11-14.

Alumäe, Tanel / Kaljurand, Kaarel: "Open and extendable speech recognition application architecture for mobile environments", 15-18.

Nakagawa, Seiichi / Turmunkh, Erdenebat / Kibishi, Hiroshi / Ohta, Kengo / Fujii, Yasuhisa / Tsuchiya, Masatoshi / Yamamoto, Kazumasa: "Development of large vocabulary continuous speech recognition system for Mongolian language", 19-23.

Fraga-Silva, Thiago / Le, Viet-Bac / Lamel, Lori / Gauvain, Jean-Luc: "Incorporating MLP features in the unsupervised training process", 24-28.

Calteaux, Karen / Grover, Aditi Sharma / Huyssteen, Gerhard B. van: "Business drivers and design choices for multilingual IVRs: a government service delivery case study", 29-35.

Teshome, Mulu Gebreegziabher / Besacier, Laurent: "Preliminary experiments on English-Amharic statistical machine translation", 36-41.

Kivaisi, Alexander / Mbogho, Audrey: "Web-based corpus acquisition for Swahili language modelling", 42-47.

Adegbola, Tunde / Odilinye, Lydia Uchechukwu: "Quantifying the effect of corpus size on the quality of automatic diacritization of Yorùbá texts", 48-53.

Niekerk, Daniel R. van / Barnard, Etienne: "Tone realisation in a yorùbá speech recognition corpus", 54-59.

Imseng, David / Bourlard, Hervé / Garner, Philip N.: "Boosting under-resourced speech recognizers by exploiting out-of-language data - case study on Afrikaans", 60-67.

Davel, Marelie H. / Heerden, Charl J. van / Barnard, Etienne: "Validating smartphone-collected speech corpora", 68-75.

Weiner, Jochen / Vu, Ngoc Thang / Telaar, Dominic / Metze, Florian / Schultz, Tanja / Lyu, Dau-Cheng / Chng, Eng-Siong / Li, Haizhou: "Integration of language identification into a recognition system for spoken conversations containing code-Switches", 76-79.

Guðnason, Jón / Kjartansson, Oddur / Jóhannsson, Jökull / Carstensdóttir, Elín / Vilhjálmsson, Hannes Högni / Loftsson, Hrafn / Helgadóttir, Sigrún / Jóhannsdóttir, Kristín M. / Rögnvaldsson, Eiríkur: "Almannarómur: an open icelandic speech corpus", 80-83.

Karpov, Alexey / Kipyatkova, Irina / Ronzhin, Andrey: "Speech recognition for east Slavic languages: the case of Russian", 84-89.

Vu, Ngoc Thang / Metze, Florian / Schultz, Tanja: "Multilingual bottle-neck features and its application for under-resourced languages", 90-93.

Gelas, Hadrien / Besacier, Laurent / Pellegrino, François: "Developments of Swahili resources for an automatic speech recognition system", 94-101.

Kamper, Herman / Wet, Febe de / Hain, Thomas / Niesler, Thomas: "Resource development and experiments in automatic south african broadcast news transcription", 102-106.

Naranjo, Roberto / Besacier, Laurent / Marsico, Tulio Rojas (1, Egidio: "Pronunciation learning system for the 32 vowel system of Nasa Yuwe language", 107-113.

Mac, Dang-Khoa / Castelli, Eric / Aubergé, Véronique: "Modeling the prosody of Vietnamese attitudes for expressive speech synthesis", 114-118.

Weber, Benoît / Caelen-Haumont, Geneviève / Tran, Do-Dat / Pham, Binh Hai: "MISTRAL+: dedicated tool for under-resourced languages analysis", 119-124.

Meftouh, K. / Bouchemal, N. / Smaïli, K.: "A study of a non-resourced language: an Algerian dialect", 125-132.

Raborife, Mpho / Zerbian, Sabine / Ewert, Sigrid: "Empirical measurements on a Sesotho tone labeling algorithm", 133-138.

Badenhorst, Jaco / Waal, Alta de / Wet, Febe de: "Quality measurements for mobile data collection in the developing world", 139-145.

Heerden, Charl J. van / Davel, Marelie H. / Barnard, Etienne: "Medium-vocabulary speech recognition for under-resourced languages", 146-151.

Benkhellat, Z. / Ferreira, E. / Nocera, Pascal / Guerti, M.: "Automatic speech recognition system for under-resourced languages based on Speeral: application to berber language", 152-155.

Lamel, Lori / Courcinous, Sandrine / Gauvain, Jean-Luc / Josse, Yvan / Le, Viet Bac: "Transcription of Russian conversational speech", 156-161.