Program

VIRTUAL

Times are UK times

Tuesday, November 23

  • 09:30 - 09:40 Opening

  • 09:40 - 10:55

    • Rajarshi Biswas, Michael Barz, Mareike Hartmann, and Daniel Sonntag. Improving German Image Captions Using Machine Translation and Transfer Learning
    • Stéphane d’Ascoli, Alice Coucke, Francesco Caltagirone, Alexandre Caulier, and Marc Lelarge. Conditioned Text Generation with Transfer for Closed-domain Dialogue Systems
    • Bilal Ghanem, Simone Paolo Ponzetto, and Paolo Rosso. FacTweet: Profiling Fake News Twitter Accounts
  • 10:55 - 11:15 Break

  • 11:15 - 12:30

    • Svanhvít L. Ingólfsdóttir, Ásmundur A. Guðjónsson, and Hrafn Loftsson. Named Entity Recognition for Icelandic: Annotated Corpus and Models
    • Anastasiia Klimashevskaia, Richa Gadgil, Thomas Gerrity, Foaad Khosmood, Christian Gütl, and Patrick Howe. Automatic News Article Generation from Legislative Proceedings: A Phenom-based Approach
    • Jan Lehecka, Jan Švec, Pavel Ircing, and Luboš Šmídl. BERT-Based Sentiment Analysis Using Distillation
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Break

  • 14:00 - 14:50

    • Vigneshwaran Muralidaran, Irena Spasic, and Dawn Knight. A Cognitive Approach to Parsing with Neural Networks
    • Emma O’Neill, Robert Young, Elsa Thiaville, Muireann MacCarthy, Julie Carson-Berndsen, and Anthony Ventresque. S-Capade: Spelling Correction Aimed at Particularly Deviant Errors
  • 14:50 - 15:10 Break

  • 15:10 - 16:00 John H.L. Hansen. Challenges and Advancements in Speaker Diarization & Recognition for Naturalistic Data Streams - Invited lecture

  • 16:00 - 16:20 Break

  • 16:20 - 16:40 Poster session I

    • Agnieszka Duniec, Elisabeth Delais-Roussarie and Olivier Crouzet. Natural Sound Statistics and the Efficient Coding Hypothesis for Music and Speech Perception: Setting-Up an Evaluation Methodology
    • Julie Jamar. Irrelevant Sentences Detection for Automated Business Process Modeling

Wednesday, November 24

  • 09:30 - 10:45

    • Matúš Pikuliak and Marián Šimko. Exploring Parameter Sharing Techniques for Cross-lingual and Cross-task Supervision
    • Lukáš Radoský and Miroslav Blšták. Constructing Sentiment Lexicon with Game for Annotation Collection
    • Marta Vicente and Elena Lloret. A Discourse-informed Approach for Cost-effective Extractive Summarization
  • 10:45 - 11:05 Break

  • 11:05 - 12:20

    • Rinalds Viksna and Inguna Skadina. Robustness of Named Entity Recognition: Case of Latvian
    • Andreas Waldis, Luca Mazzola, and Alexander Denzler. Towards eXplainable AI in Text Features Engineering
    • Jan Lehecka and Jan Švec. Comparison of Czech Transformers on Text Classification Tasks
  • 12:20 - 12:40 Break

  • 12:40 - 13:30

    • Juan M. Coria, Hervé Bredin, Sahar Ghannay, and Sophie Rosset. A Comparison of Metric Learning Loss Functions for End-To-End Speaker Verification
    • Ghania Droua-Hamdani. ANN-MLP Classifier of Native and Nonnative Speakers Using Speech Rhythm Cues

Thursday, November 25

  • 09:30 - 10:45

    • Ajinkya Kulkarni, Vincent Colotte, and Denis Jouvet. Deep Variational Metric Learning for Transfer of Expressivity in Multispeaker Text to Speech
    • Jose Antonio Lopez Saenz and Thomas Hain. Use of Speaker Metadata for Improving Automatic Pronunciation Assessment
    • Yasufumi Moriya and Gareth Jones. Augmenting ASR for User-generated Videos with Semi-supervised Training and Acoustic Model Adaptation for Spoken Content Retrieval
  • 10:45 - 11:05 Break

  • 11:05 - 12:20

    • Josef V. Psutka, Jan Vanek, and Aleš Pražák. Various DNN-HMM Architectures Used in Acoustic Modeling with Single-speaker and Single-channel
    • Aviad Shtrosberg, Jesus Villalba, Najim Dehak, Azaria Cohen, and Bar Ben-Yair. Invariant Representation Learning for Robust Far-field Speaker Recognition
    • Nam H. Trinh and Darragh O’Brien. Generative Adversarial Network-based Semi-supervised Learning for Pathological Speech Classification
  • 12:20 - 13:50 Break

  • 13:50 - 14:40 Mark A. Hasegawa-Johnson. Automatic Discovery of Phoneme Inventories for Speech Technology in Under-resourced Languages - Invited lecture

  • 14:40 - 15:00 Break

  • 15:00 - 15:20 Poster session II

    • Vincent Lu, Weilin Sun, Aaron Truong, Hermione Bossolina and Yubei Chen. End-to-End Domestic Cat Sound and Emotion Recognition with Deep Neural Networks
    • Jacques Basaldúa. The Tangle: A Connected Dataset of English Grammar and Curated Text
  • 15:20 - 15:30 Closing