September 2019 Newsletter

Monday, September 16, 2019

New Publications

CALLFRIEND Canadian French Second Edition

BOLT Chinese-English Word Alignment and Tagging -- SMS/Chat Training

Machine Reading Phase 1 NFL Scoring Training Data

Announcements

LDC at Interspeech 2019

LDC is exhibiting at Interspeech 2019, September 15-19 in Graz, Austria. Stop by Booth F16 to learn more about recent developments at the Consortium and new publications.

Be on the lookout for The Second DIHARD Speech Diarization Challenge (DIHARD II), a special session co-organized by LDC, and the following presentations featuring LDC work:

The Second DIHARD Diarization Challenge: Dataset - task - and baselines
Neville Ryant, Christopher Cieri, Mark Liberman (LDC), Kenneth Church (Baidu, USA), Alejandrina Cristia (Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique), Jun Du (University of Science and Technology of China), Sriram Ganapathy (Indian Institute of Science)
Oral Session, Tuesday September 17, 10:00 – 10:20, Hall 3

Automatic Detection of Prosodic Focus in American English
Sunghye Cho and Mark Liberman (LDC), Yong-cheol Lee (Cheongju University)
Poster Session, Wednesday September 18, 16:00 – 18:00, Gallery B

Automatic detection of ASD in children using acoustic and text features from brief natural conversations
Sunghye Cho, Mark Liberman, Neville Ryant (LDC), Meredith Cola, Robert T. Schultz, Julia Parish-Morris (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
Oral Session, Wednesday September 18, 16:45 – 17:00, Hall 3

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