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LINGUIST List 23.3447

Thu Aug 16 2012

Confs: Computational Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 15-Aug-2012
From: Mark Hasegawa-Johnson <jhasegawillinois.edu>
Subject: Machine Learning in Speech and Language Processing
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Machine Learning in Speech and Language Processing
Short Title: MLSLP


Date: 14-Sep-2012 - 14-Sep-2012
Location: Portland, OR, USA
Contact: Joseph Keshet
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ttic.edu/sigml/symposium2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The goal of the symposium is to foster communication and collaboration between researchers in these synergistic areas, taking advantage of the nearby location of Interspeech 2012. MLSLP’12 is the second annual meeting of the Machine Learning Special Interest Group (SIGML) of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).

Invited Speakers:

Shai Ben-David, Hal Daume III, Inderjit Dhillon, Mark Gales, Brian Roark, Dirk van Compernolle, others TBA

Program

8:00-8:10
Welcome

8:10-8:50
Mark Gales,
'Log-Linear Models for Speech Recognition'

8:50-9:30
Shai Ben-David, TBA

9:30-10:10
Brian Roark
'Hallucinating System Outputs for Discriminative Language Modeling'

10:10-10:30
Cookie Break

10:30-11:10
Dirk Van Compernolle
'Large Vocabulary Template Based Speech Recognition'

11:10-11:50
Erik McDermott
'An Integrated Framework for ``Margin'' Based Sequential Discriminative Training over Lattices Based on Differenced Maximum Mutual Information (dMMI)'

11:50-12:30
Hoifung Poon
'Unsupervised Semantic Parsing'

12:30-1:40
Lunch

1:40-2:20
Inderjit Dhillon, TBA

2:20-3:00
Georg Heigold
'Exemplar-Based Speech Recognition in a Rescoring Approach'

3:00-4:30
Poster Session

Andrea DeMarco and Stephen Cox
'Iterative Classification Of Regional British Accents In I-Vector Space'

Hitoshi Nishikawa, Toshiro Makino, and Yoshihiro Matsuo
'Domain Adaptation with Augmented Space Method for Multi-Domain Contact Center Dialogue Summarization'

Marc Delcroix, Atsunori Ogawa, Tomohiro Nakatani, and Atsushi Nakamura
'Dynamic Variance Adaptation using differenced Maximum Mutual Information'

Udhyakumar Nallasamy, Florian Metze, Tanja Schultz
'Semi-Supervised Learning for Speech Recognition in the Context of Accent Adaptation'

Anindya Roy, Mathew Magimai-Doss, and Sebastien Marcel
'Boosting Localized Binary Features for Speech Recognition'

Rohit Prabhavalkar, Joseph Keshet, Karen Livescu, and Eric Fosler-Lussier,
'Discriminative Spoken Term Detection with Limited Data'

Bin Zhang and Mari Ostendorf
'Semi-Supervised Learning for Text Classification using Feature Affinity Regularization'

Emre Yilmaz, Dirk Van Compernolle, and Hugo Van hamme
'Combining exemplar-based matching and exemplar-based sparse representations of speech'

Raman Arora and Karen Livescu
'Kernel CCA for multi-view learning of acoustic features using articulatory measurements'

4:30-5:10
Hal Daumé III,
'Transfer Learning in Language'

5:10-5:50
Li Deng
'Learning Deep Architectures Using Kernel Modules'



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