April 2018 Newsletter

Friday, April 13, 2018

New Publications:

Concretely Annotated New York Times

H2, E2, ERK1 Children's Writing

TRAD Arabic-French Parallel Text -- Newsgroup

Announcements:

LDC at ICASSP 2018

LDC will be exhibiting at ICASSP 2018, held this year April 15-20 in Calgary, Canada. Stop by booth B2 to learn more about recent developments at the Consortium and new publications.

Also, be on the lookout for the following presentations featuring LDC work:

Enhancement and Analysis of Conversational Speech: JSALT 2017
Tuesday, April 17, 16:00 - 18:00
Session: Speech Analysis

Leveraging LSTM Models for Overlap Detection in Multi-Party Meetings
Wednesday, April 18, 13:30 - 15:30
Session: Speaker Diarization & Identification

A Novel LSTM-based Speech Preprocessor for Speaker Diarization in Realistic Mismatch Conditions
Wednesday, April 18, 13:30 - 15:30
Session: Speaker Diarization & Identification

LDC will post conference updates via our Twitter feed and Facebook page. We hope to see you there!  

LDC at the Philadelphia Science Carnival

LDC will share the fun of language with the community on Saturday, April 28, with a booth at the Philadelphia Science Carnival. Visitors will enjoy three language-oriented educational activities that include a language identification game and Chinese character recognition.

The Philadelphia Science Carnival is an annual event organized by Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute to acquaint children and adults with the joys of science.