SLSP 2016 Program

Regular talks are allocated 23 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for questions. Invited talks, 45 and 5 respectively. Poster presentations are for 10 minutes.

Tuesday, October 11

09:00 - 09:30Registration
09:30 - 09:40Opening
09:40 - 10:30Walter Daelemans: Advances in Statistical Approaches to Personality Prediction from Text - Invited lecture
10:30 - 11:00Coffee break
11:00 - 11:50 Ikbel Hadj Ali and Zied Mnasri: Statistical Analysis of the Prosodic Parameters of a Spontaneous Arabic Speech Corpus for Speech Synthesis.

Daniil Kocharov, Tatiana Kachkovskaia, Aliya Mirzagitova and Pavel Skrelin: Combining Syntactic and Acoustic Features for Prosodic Boundary Detection in Russian
11:50 - 13:20Lunch
13:20 - 14:10Julia Hirschberg: Identifying Sentiment and Emotion in Low Resource Languages - Invited lecture
14:10 - 14:25Break and Group photo
14:25 - 15:15 Brij Mohan Lal Srivastava and Manish Shrivastava: Articulatory Gesture Rich Representation Learning of Phonological Units in Low Resource Settings

Dávid Sztahó and Klára Vicsi: Estimating the Severity of Parkinsonís Disease Using Voiced Ratio and Nonlinear Parameters
15:15 - 15:30Break
15:30 - 17:00
Poster presentations

David Doukhan and Jean Carrive: Simple Neural Representations of Speech for Voice Activity Detection and Speaker Tracking in Noisy Archives

Balázs Indig and Noémi Vadász: POS Comes with Parsing: A Refined Word Categorisation Method
Poster | Abstract

Tomás Infante, César Aguilar and Olga Acosta: Spanish Automatic Term Extraction in the Context of an Information Retrieval System for Evidence-Based Medicine

Klára Jágrová, Tania Avgustinova, Irina Stenger and Andrea Fischer: Can Surprisal Predict Mutual Intelligibility of Slavic Languages?

Barbara Schuppler and Tobias Schrank: Automatic Disambiguation of Homophones in Spontaneous Speech

Antoni Sobkowicz and Pawel Sobkowicz: Detecting Internet Trolls in Polish Political Fora Using Statistical Methods

Jiří Zámečník: Mode Dependent Information Density

Mirta Zelenika Zeba: Event Related Brain Responses to Statistical Manipulations: An Experimental Investigation of Verbal Learning in Dyslexia

Mariusz Ziółko and Stanislaw Kacprzak: Diversity of Phones Pronunciation between World Languages

18:00 - 20:00Social event

Wednesday, October 12

09:00 - 09:50Mari Ostendorf: Continuous-space Language Processing: Beyond Word Embeddings - Invited lecture
09:50 - 10:20Coffee break
10:20 - 11:35 Antoni Hernández, Bernardino Casas, Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho and Jaume Baixeries: Testing the Robustness of Laws of Polysemy and Brevity versus Frequency

David Mareček: Delexicalized and Minimally Supervised Parsing on Universal Dependencies

Ahmet Üstün and Burcu Can: Unsupervised Morphological Segmentation Using Neural Word Embeddings
11:35 - 11:50Break
11:50 - 13:05 Marie Tahon, Raheel Qader, Gwénolé Lecorvé and Damien Lolive: Optimal Feature Set and Minimal Training Size for Pronunciation Adaptation in TTS

Natalia Tomashenko, Yuri Khokhlov and Yannick Estève:: A New Perspective on Combining GMM and DNN Frameworks for Speaker Adaptation

Matti Varjokallio, Mikko Kurimo and Sami Virpioja: Class n-Gram Models for Very Large Vocabulary Speech Recognition of Finnish and Estonian
13:05 - 13:15Closing
13:15 - Lunch