SLaTE 2015

Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education

Satellite Event of INTERSPEECH 2015, Leipzig, Germany, September 4–5, 2015

Technical Program

Download the SLaTE 2015 abstract book and the proceedings as a PDF file, or the corresponding BibTeX file:

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The proceedings are published in the series "ISCA Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education".
ISSN: 2311-4975

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Thursday, September 3 Friday, September 4 Saturday, September 5

Saturday, September 5, 2015

08:30 – 17:00

minus   Oral Session 3: Grammar (9:00 – 10:00)
09:00 – 09:20
Becoming Literate While Learning a Second Language – Practicing Reading Aloud
Catia Cucchiarini, Mario Ganzeboom, Joost van Doremalen, Helmer Strik
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09:20 – 09:40
Supervised Learning of Response Grammars in a Spoken Call System
Manny Rayner, Claudia Baur, Cathy Chua, Nikos Tsourakis
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09:40 – 10:00
Automatic Detection of Grammatical Structures from Non-native Speech
Suma Bhat, Su-Youn Yoon, Diane Napolitano
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minus   Oral Session 4: Pronunciation Analysis (10:00 – 11:00)
10:00 – 10:20
Modeling Pronunciation Variations for Non-native Speech Recognition of Korean Produced by Chinese Learners
Seung Hee Yang, Minsoo Na, Minhwa Chung
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10:20 – 10:40
Analysis of Phone Errors in Computer Recognition of Children’s Speech
Eva Fringi, Jill Fain Lehman, Martin Russell
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10:40 – 11:00
Analysis of Phone Confusion Matrices in a Manually Annotated French-German Learner Corpus
Denis Jouvet, Anne Bonneau, Jürgen Trouvain, Frank Zimmerer, Yves Laprie, Bernd Möbius
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11:00 – 11:20
Coffee Break

11:20 – 12:30
minus   Poster Session 2: From Phones to Serious Games
Helping Non-expert Users Develop Online Spoken CALL Courses
Manny Rayner, Claudia Baur, Pierrette Bouillon, Cathy Chua, Nikos Tsourakis
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Integrating Acoustic and State-transition Models for Free Phone Recognition in L2 English Speech Using Multi-distribution Deep Neural Networks
Kun Li, Xiaojun Qian, Shiying Kang, Pengfei Liu, Helen Meng
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Implementation and Test of a Serious Game Based on Minimal Pairs for Pronunciation Training
David Escudero-Mancebo, Enrique Cámara-Arenas, Cristian Tejedor-García, César González-Ferreras, Valentín Cardeñoso-Payo
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Rapid Development of Public Health Education Systems in Low-literacy Multilingual Environments: Combating Ebola through Voice Messaging
Nikolas Wolfe, Juneki Hong, Agha Ali Raza, Bhiksha Raj, Roni Rosenfeld
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Web-based Mini-games for Language Learning that Support Spoken Interaction
Helmer Strik, Luigi Palumbo, Febe de Wet, Catia Cucchiarini
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Inter-annotator Agreement for a Speech Corpus Pronounced by French and German Language Learners
Odile Mella, Dominique Fohr, Anne Bonneau
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Evaluating Synthetic Speech in an Irish CALL Application: Influences of Predisposition and of the Holistic Environment
Neasa Ní Chiaráin, Ailbhe Ní Chasaide
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Linking MOOC Courseware to Accommodate Diverse Learner Backgrounds
Shang-Wen Li, Victor Zue
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12:30 – 14:00
Lunch Break

minus   Oral Session 5: Text (14:00 – 15:00)
14:00 – 14:20
Annotating Meta-discourse in Academic Lectures from Different Disciplines
Ghada Alharbi, Raymond W. M. Ng, Thomas Hain
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14:20 – 14:40
German Phonics Game Using Speech Synthesis – A Longitudinal Study about the Effect on Orthography Skills
Kay Berkling, Nadine Pflaumer, Rémi Lavalley
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14:40 – 15:00
Text-to-speech Enhanced eBooks for Emerging Literacy Development
Febe de Wet, Laurette Marais, Daleen Klop
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15:00 – 15:20
Coffee Break

15:20 – 17:00
Round Table, SLaTE Assembly, Closing Ceremony

Supported by ISCA