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3rd Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-Resourced Languages

Cape Town, South Africa
7-9 May 2012

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

Syllable-based and hybrid acoustic models for Amharic speech recognition
Martha Yifiru Tachbelie, Solomon Teferra Abate, Laurent Besacier, Solange Rossato

Hausa large vocabulary continuous speech recognition
Tim Schlippe, Edy Guevara Komgang Djomgang, Ngoc Thang Vu, Sebastian Ochs, Tanja Schultz

Open and extendable speech recognition application architecture for mobile environments
Tanel Alumäe, Kaarel Kaljurand

Development of large vocabulary continuous speech recognition system for Mongolian language
Seiichi Nakagawa, Erdenebat Turmunkh, Hiroshi Kibishi, Kengo Ohta, Yasuhisa Fujii, Masatoshi Tsuchiya, Kazumasa Yamamoto

Incorporating MLP features in the unsupervised training process
Thiago Fraga-Silva, Viet-Bac Le, Lori Lamel, Jean-Luc Gauvain

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

Preliminary experiments on English-Amharic statistical machine translation
Mulu Gebreegziabher Teshome, Laurent Besacier

Web-based corpus acquisition for Swahili language modelling
Alexander Kivaisi, Audrey Mbogho

Quantifying the effect of corpus size on the quality of automatic diacritization of Yorùbá texts
Tunde Adegbola, Lydia Uchechukwu Odilinye

Tone realisation in a yorùbá speech recognition corpus
Daniel R. van Niekerk, Etienne Barnard

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

Validating smartphone-collected speech corpora
Marelie H. Davel, Charl J. van Heerden, Etienne Barnard

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

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

Speech recognition for east Slavic languages: the case of Russian
Alexey Karpov, Irina Kipyatkova, Andrey Ronzhin

Multilingual bottle-neck features and its application for under-resourced languages
Ngoc Thang Vu, Florian Metze, Tanja Schultz

Developments of Swahili resources for an automatic speech recognition system
Hadrien Gelas, Laurent Besacier, François Pellegrino

Resource development and experiments in automatic south african broadcast news transcription
Herman Kamper, Febe de Wet, Thomas Hain, Thomas Niesler

Pronunciation learning system for the 32 vowel system of Nasa Yuwe language
Roberto Naranjo, Laurent Besacier, Tulio Rojas, Egidio Marsico

Modeling the prosody of Vietnamese attitudes for expressive speech synthesis
Dang-Khoa Mac, Eric Castelli, Véronique Aubergé

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

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

Empirical measurements on a Sesotho tone labeling algorithm
Mpho Raborife, Sabine Zerbian, Sigrid Ewert

Quality measurements for mobile data collection in the developing world
Jaco Badenhorst, Alta de Waal, Febe de Wet

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

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

Transcription of Russian conversational speech
Lori Lamel, Sandrine Courcinous, Jean-Luc Gauvain, Yvan Josse, Viet Bac Le


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