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Text, Speech and Dialogue 11th International Conference, TSD 2008, Brno, Czech Republic, September 8-12, 2008. Proceedings / [electronic resource] : edited by Petr Sojka, Aleš Horák, Ivan Kopeček, Karel Pala. - XVII, 667 p. online resource. - Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5246 0302-9743 ; . - Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5246 .

Invited Papers -- The Future of Text-Meaning in Computational Linguistics -- Deep Lexical Semantics -- Toward the Ultimate ASR Language Model -- Practical Prosody -- Text -- Sentiment Detection Using Lexically-Based Classifiers -- First Steps in Building a Verb Valency Lexicon for Romanian -- Hyponymy Patterns -- Temporal Issues and Recognition Errors on the Capitalization of Speech Transcriptions -- Web-Based Lemmatisation of Named Entities -- Combining Multiple Resources to Build Reliable Wordnets -- Active Tags for Semantic Analysis -- Spoken Requests for Tourist Information -- Affisix: Tool for Prefix Recognition -- Variants and Homographs -- An Empirical Bayesian Method for Detecting Out of Context Words -- Semantic Classes in Czech Valency Lexicon -- A Comparison of Language Models for Dialog Act Segmentation of Meeting Transcripts -- New Methods for Pruning and Ordering of Syntax Parsing Trees -- Web People Search with Domain Ranking -- Disyllabic Chinese Word Extraction Based on Character Thesaurus and Semantic Constraints in Word-Formation -- Statistical Word Sense Disambiguation in Contexts for Russian Nouns Denoting Physical Objects -- Where Do Parsing Errors Come From -- Dealing with Small, Noisy and Imbalanced Data -- Statistical Properties of Overlapping Ambiguities in Chinese Word Segmentation and a Strategy for Their Disambiguation -- The Verb Argument Browser -- Thinking in Objects -- Improving Unsupervised WSD with a Dynamic Thesaurus -- Normalization of Temporal Information in Estonian -- Word Sense Disambiguation with Semantic Networks -- A Pattern-Based Framework for Uncertainty Representation in Ontologies -- MSD Recombination for Statistical Machine Translation into Highly-Inflected Languages -- A Computational Framework to Integrate Different Semantic Resources -- Speech -- Age Determination of Children in Preschool and Primary School Age with GMM-Based Supervectors and Support Vector Machines/Regression -- Language Acquisition: The Emergence of Words from Multimodal Input -- A Tagged Corpus-Based Study for Repeats and Self-repairs Detection in French Transcribed Speech -- Study on Speaker Adaptation Methods in the Broadcast News Transcription Task -- Spoken Document Retrieval Based on Approximated Sequence Alignment -- Pitch Accents, Boundary Tones and Contours: Automatic Learning of Czech Intonation -- On the Use of MLP Features for Broadcast News Transcription -- Acoustic Modeling for Speech Recognition in Telephone Based Dialog System Using Limited Audio Resources -- Performance Evaluation for Voice Conversion Systems -- Influence of Reading Errors on the Text-Based Automatic Evaluation of Pathologic Voices -- Czech Pitch Contour Modeling Using Linear Prediction -- Energy Normalization in Automatic Speech Recognition -- HMM-Based Speech Synthesis for the Greek Language -- Advances in Acoustic Modeling for the Recognition of Czech -- Talking Head as Life Blog -- The Module of Morphological and Syntactic Analysis SMART -- An Extension to the Sammon Mapping for the Robust Visualization of Speaker Dependencies -- Analysis of Hypernasal Speech in Children with Cleft Lip and Palate -- Syllable Based Language Model for Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition of Polish -- Accent and Channel Adaptation for Use in a Telephone-Based Spoken Dialog System -- Efficient Unit-Selection in Text-to-Speech Synthesis -- Prosodic Events Recognition in Evaluation of Speech-Synthesis System Performance -- UU Database: A Spoken Dialogue Corpus for Studies on Paralinguistic Information in Expressive Conversation -- Perceptually Motivated Sub-band Decomposition for FDLP Audio Coding -- Forced-Alignment and Edit-Distance Scoring for Vocabulary Tutoring Applications -- Exploiting Contextual Information for Speech/Non-Speech Detection -- Identification of Speakers from Their Hum -- Reverse Correlation for Analyzing MLP Posterior Features in ASR -- Acquisition of Telephone Data from Radio Broadcasts with Applications to Language Recognition -- Multilingual Weighted Codebooks for Non-native Speech Recognition -- Prosodic Phrases and Semantic Accents in Speech Corpus for Czech TTS Synthesis -- Making Speech Technologies Available in (Serviko) Romani Language -- Emulating Temporal Receptive Fields of Higher Level Auditory Neurons for ASR -- A Framework for Language-Independent Analysis and Prosodic Feature Annotation of Text Corpora -- Quantification of Segmentation and F0 Errors and Their Effect on Emotion Recognition -- Deep Syntactic Analysis and Rule Based Accentuation in Text-to-Speech Synthesis -- Error Prediction-Based Semi-automatic Segmentation of Speech Databases -- Dialogue -- Cognitive and Emotional Interaction -- Architecture Model and Tools for Perceptual Dialog Systems -- The Generation of Emotional Expressions for a Text-Based Dialogue Agent -- Intelligent Voice Navigation of Spreadsheets -- A Semi-automatic Wizard of Oz Technique for Let’sFly Spoken Dialogue System -- Developing a Dialogue System -- Dialogue-Based Processing of Graphics and Graphical Ontologies -- An Issue-Based Approach to Information Search Modelling: Analysis of a Human Dialog Corpus -- Two-Level Fusion to Improve Emotion Classification in Spoken Dialogue Systems -- Automatic Semantic Annotation of Polish Dialogue Corpus -- Evaluation of the Slovak Spoken Dialogue System Based on ITU-T -- Shedding Light on a Troublesome Issue in NLIDBS -- Dialogue Based Text Editing -- SSML for Arabic Language.

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, TSD 2008, held in Brno, Czech Republic, September 8-12, 2008. The 79 revised full papers presented together with 4 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 173 submissions. The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to, text corpora and tagging; transcription problems in spoken corpora; sense disambiguation; links between text and speech oriented systems; parsing issues; parsing problems in spoken texts; multi-lingual issues; multi-lingual dialogue systems; information retrieval and information extraction; text/topic summarization; machine translation; semantic networks and ontologies; semantic web; speech modeling; speech segmentation; speech recognition; search in speech for IR and IE; text-to-speech synthesis; dialogue systems; development of dialogue strategies; prosody in dialogues; emotions and personality modeling; user modeling; knowledge representation in relation to dialogue systems; assistive technologies based on speech and dialogue; applied systems and software; facial animation; and visual speech synthesis.

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Computer science.
Data mining.
Information storage and retrieval.
Artificial intelligence.
Computational linguistics.
Computer Science.
Language Translation and Linguistics.
Computational Linguistics.
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery.
Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics).
Information Storage and Retrieval.
Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet).

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