ISCA Archive Prosody 2001 Sessions
  ISCA Archive Sessions

ITRW on Prosody in Speech Recognition and Understanding

Molly Pitcher Inn, Red Bank, NJ, USA
22-24 October 2001

Contributed Papers

Modeling pronunciation variation in conversational speech using syntax and discourse
Rebecca Bates, Mari Ostendorf

Duration features in prosodic classification: why normalization comes second, and what they really encode
Anton Batliner, Elmar Nöth, Jan Buckow, Richard Huber, Volker Warnke, Heinrich Niemann

Using information on lexical stress for utterance verification
Gies Bouwman, Lou Boves

Punctuation annotation using statistical prosody models
Heidi Christensen, Yoshihiko Gotoh, Steve Renals

Eliminating downstep in prosodic labeling of American English
Audra Dainora

Disfluency detection: classifying repeated words as planned or unplanned
Cynthia V. Girand, Alan Bell

The relation between stress accent and vocalic identity in spontaneous American English discourse
Steven Greenberg, Shawn Chang, Leah Hitchcock

Spectral emphasis as an additional source of information in accent detection
Mattias Heldner

Continuous speech recognition of Japanese using prosodic word boundaries detected by mora transition modeling of fundamental frequency contours
Keikichi Hirose, Nobuaki Minematsu, Yohei Hashimoto, Koji Iwano

Detecting misrecognitions and corrections in spoken dialogue systems from `aware' sites
Julia Hirschberg, Diane Litman, Marc Swerts

Recognition of accent and intonation types of Japanese using F0 parameters related to human pitch perception
Carlos Toshinori Ishi, Nobuaki Minematsu, Keikichi Hirose

Prosodic correlates of directly reported speech: Evidence from conversational speech
Wouter Jansen, Michelle L. Gregory, Jason M. Brenier

Temporal features for broadcast news segmentation
Michael T. Johnson, Leah H. Jamieson

The role of prosody in a voicemail summarization system
Konstantinos Koumpis, Steve Renals

Prosody pattern recognition and identification of utterance intentions in Japanese spontaneous speech
Akira Kurematsu, Mitsuhiro Hosoki, Yasuo Morimoto

Incorporation of prosodic modules for large vocabulary continuous speech recognition
Shi-wook Lee, Keikichi Hirose, Nobuaki Minematsu

Use of prosodic speech characteristics for automated detection of alcohol intoxication
Michael Levit, Richard Huber, Anton Batliner, Elmar Noeth

Pausing in dialogues and read speech in Swedish: Speakers’ production and listeners’ interpretation
Beáta Megyesi, Sofia Gustafson-Capková

Quantitative analysis of F0-induced variations of cepstrum coefficients
Nobuaki Minematsu, Keiichi Tsuda, Keikichi Hirose

A prosodically labeled database of spontaneous speech
Mari Ostendorf, I. Shafran, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel, L. Carmichael, W. Byrne

The use of prosody in Japanese dependency structure analysis
Kazuhiko Ozeki, Kazuyuki Takagi, Hajime Kubota

Prosody and phonetic variability: Lessons learned from acoustic model clustering
Izhak Shafran, Mari Ostendorf, Richard Wright

Implications of prosody modeling for prosody recognition
Chilin Shih, Greg Kochanski, Eric Fosler-Lussier, Melody Chan, Jia-Hong Yuan

Can prosody aid the automatic processing of multi-party meetings? evidence from predicting punctuation, disuencies, and overlapping speech
Elizabeth Shriberg, Andreas Stolcke, Don Baron

Using prosodic features to characterize off-talk in human-computer interaction
Rolf Siepmann, Anton Batliner, Daniela Oppermann

Prosodic scoring of recognition outputs in the JUPITER domain
Chao Wang, Stephanie Seneff

Prosodic shape and expressive meaning: the expression and recognition of emotions in spontaneous speech
Li-chiung Yang


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