August 2021 Newsletter

Monday, August 16, 2021

New Publications

Wikipedia Spanish Speech and Transcripts 

Announcements

LDC at Interspeech 2021  

LDC will be exhibiting at Interspeech 2021 held this year, August 30 - September 3, in a hybrid in-person, virtual format. Stop by our digital booth for a look at a selection of documents and videos describing recent developments at the Consortium and new publications. You can also contact us through the conference platform to schedule a chat session. 

We’ll be hosting a live virtual video event highlighting LDC’s recent speech publications during the conference. Stay tuned for scheduling information to come!

LDC work will be featured in the following conference sessions: 

2011 Fearless Steps Challenge Phase-3 (FSC P3): Advancing SLT for Unseen Channel and Mission Data Across NASA Apollo Audio
Tuesday, August 31, 20:00 
Session: In-person Oral: ASR Technologies and systems 19:00-21:00

Using Games to Augment Corpora for Language Recognition and Confusability
Wednesday, September 1, 16:20-16:40 
Session: In-person Oral: Speaker, Language, and Privacy 16:00-18:00

The Third DIHARD Diarization Challenge
Thursday, September 2, 16:00 
Session: Virtual: Speaker Diarization II 16:00-18:00

LDC will post conference links and updates via our Twitter feed and Facebook page. We hope to “see” you at Interspeech 2021!

Fall 2021 LDC Data Scholarship Program 
Student applications for the Fall 2021 LDC Data Scholarship program are being accepted now through September 15, 2021. This program provides eligible students with no-cost access to LDC data. Students must complete an application consisting of a data use proposal and letter of support from their advisor.  

For application requirements and program rules, visit the LDC Data Scholarship page