Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, ICSLP 2000 / INTERSPEECH 2000, Beijing, China, October 16-20, 2000.
Speech Production Control (Special Session)
: On vocal tract asymmetry/symmetry.
: Are static MRI measurements representative of dynamic speech? results from a comparative study using MRI, EPG and EMA.
: Rhythmic organization and signal characteristics of speech.
Sven E. G. Öhman
: Oral culture in the 21st century: the case of speech processing.
Linguistics, Phonology, Phonetics, and Psycholinguistics 1, 2
, Katsuhiko Shirai
, Shuji Doshita
, Seiichi Nakagawa
, Keikichi Hirose
, Shuichi Itahashi
, Tatsuya Kawahara
, Sumio Ohno
, Hideaki Kikuchi
, Kenji Abe
, Shinya Kiriyama
: Overview of an intelligent system for information retrieval based on human-machine dialogue through spoken language.
: The expression and recognition of emotions through prosody.
: Semantic tree unification grammar: a new formalism for spoken language processing.
Discourse and Dialogue 1, 2
, Yousuke Shionoya
: Identification of utterance intention in Japanese spontaneous spoken dialogue by use of prosody and keyword information.
Stéphane H. Maes
: Elements of conversational computing - a paradigm shift.
: The construction of speech output to support elderly visually impaired users starting to use the internet.
Recognition and Understanding of Spoken Language 1, 2
, Fang Zheng
: On enhancing katz-smoothing based back-off language model.
, Tim Paek
: Deeplistener: harnessing expected utility to guide clarification dialog in spoken language systems.
, Kenneth Rose
: Perceptual harmonic cepstral coefficients as the front-end for speech recognition.
, Abeer Alwan
: AM-demodulation of speech spectra and its application io noise robust speech recognition.
, Andrew C. Morris
: Comparison of HMM experts with MLP experts in the full combination multi-band approach to robust ASR.
, Ron Burns
: Encoded speech recognition accuracy improvement in adverse environments by enhancing formant spectral bands.
, Richard C. Rose
: Hidden Markov model environmental compensation for automatic speech recognition on hand-held mobile devices.
, Xing Jing
, Li Deng
: Data-driven model construction for continuous speech recognition using overlapping articulatory features.
: Speech recognition using HMMs with quantized parameters.
, Jack Xin
: A perception and PDE based nonlinear transformation for processing spoken words.
Production of Spoken Language
: Repair patterns in spontaneous Chinese dialogs: morphemes, words, and phrases.
, Louis-Jean Boë
: Exploring vowel production strategies from infant to adult by means of articulatory inversion of formant data.
, Tony Robinson
: Segmentation of a speech waveform according to glottal open and closed phases using an autoregressive-HMM.
, Abeer Alwan
: Inter- and intra-speaker variability of glottal flow derivative using the LF model.
Linguistics, Phonology, Phonetics, and Psycholinguistics 3
Dialogue Systems and Speech Input
, Kumiko Ohmori
: A new dialogue control method based on human listening process to construct an interface for ascertaining a user²s inputs.
, LiMin Du
: Spoken language understanding in a Chinese spoken dialogue system engine.
: Strategies of vowel reduction - a speaker-dependent phenomenon.
Michelle A. Fox
: Syllable-final /s/ lenition in the LDC's callhome Spanish corpus.
: Pitch accents, boundary tones and turn-taking in dutch map task dialogues.
: Application of the centering framework in spontaneous dialogues.
: Automatic construction of acoustic inventory for the concatenative speech synthesis for polish.
, Hervé Bourlard
: Real-time telephone transmission simulation for speech recognizer and dialogue system evaluation and improvement.
: Exhaustive search for lower-bound error-rates in vocal tract length normalization.
, Jouji Miwa
: Internet training system for listening and pronunciation of Chinese stop consonants.
Speech Perception, Comprehension, and Production (Special Session)
Prosody 1, 2
, Qingfeng Liu
, Ren-Hua Wang
: Prosody generation in Chinese synthesis using the template of quantified prosodic unit and base intonation contour.
, Da-De Chen
: The interplay and interaction between prosody and syntax: evidence from Mandarin Chinese.
Speech Interface and Dialogue Systems
: A domain model centered approach to spoken language dialog systems.
, Jianshe Zhai
: From multilingual multimodal spoken language acquisition towards on-line assistance to intermittent human interpreting: SIM*, a versatile environment for SLP.
, Shrikanth Narayanan
, Roberto Pieraccini
, Konstantin Biatov
, Enrico Bocchieri
, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
, Wieland Eckert
, Sungbok Lee
, A. Pokrovsky
, Mazin G. Rahim
, P. Ruscitti
, Marilyn A. Walker
: The AT&t-DARPA communicator mixed-initiative spoken dialog system.
Multimodal, Translingual, and Dialogue Systems
: Implementation of a multimodal dialog system using extended markup languages.
Helen M. Meng
, Shuk Fong Chan
, Yee Fong Wong
, Tien Ying Fung
, Wai Ching Tsui
, Tin Hang Lo
, Cheong Chat Chan
, Ke Chen
, Lan Wang
, Ting-Yao Wu
, Xiaolong Li
, Tan Lee
, Wing Nin Choi
, Yiu Wing Wong
, P. C. Ching
, Huisheng Chi
: ISIS: A multilingual spoken dialog system developed with CORBA and KQML agents.
Production of Spoken Language (Poster)
, Yves Laprie
: Improving acoustic-to-articulatory inversion by using hypercube codebooks.
Speaker, Dialect, and Language Recognition (Poster)
, Mats Blomberg
: On the potential threat of using large speech corpora for impostor selection in speaker verification.
Pang Kuen Tsoi
, Pascale Fung
: An LLR-based technique for frame selection for GMM-based text-independent speaker identification.
, Wen Gao
: Robust speaker recognition based on high order cumulant.
, Qixiu Hu
: Two-stage speaker identification system based on VQ and NBDGMM.
, Jean Rouat
: Comparison of MFCC and pitch synchronous AM, FM parameters for speaker identification.
, Bo Xu
: Accent-specific Mandarin adaptation based on pronunciation modeling technology.
Prosody and Paralinguistics (Special Session)
: Rhythm of spoken Chinese - linguistic and paralinguistic evidences -.
: Identification and discrimination of syntactically and pragmatically contrasting intonation patterns by native and non-native speakers of standard Japanese.
Klaus R. Scherer
: A cross-cultural investigation of emotion inferences from voice and speech: implications for speech technology.
Generation and Synthesis of Spoken Language 1, 2
Ka Man Law
, Tan Lee
: Using cross-syllable units for Cantonese speech synthesis.
: Comparing static and dynamic features for segmental cost function calculation in concatenative speech synthesis.
Speaker, Dialect, and Language Recognition 1, 2
Linguistics, Phonology, Phonetics, and Psycholinguistics (Poster)
: Farsi vowel compensatory lengthening: an experimental approach.
David W. Gow Jr.
: Assimilation, ambiguity, and the feature parsing problem.
: Effects of consonantal voicing on English diphthongs: a comparison of L1 and L2 production.
: The challenge of non-lexical speech sounds.
: Melodic characteristics of backchannels in Dutch map task dialogues.
: F0 correlates of topic and subject in spontaneous Japanese speech.
Spoken and Multi-Modal Dialogue Systems