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SLSP 2019

Ljubljana, Slovenia

October 14-16, 2019

Co-organized by:

Jožef Stefan Institute

Institute for Research Development, Training and Advice (IRDTA), Brussels/London



Monday, October 14

09:00 - 09:30    Registration

09:30 - 09:40    Opening

09:40 - 10:30    Jure Leskovec. Learning and Reasoning with Knowledge Graphs - Invited lecture

10:30 - 11:00    Break

11:00 - 12:40

Izidor Mlakar, Darinka Verdonik, Simona Majhenic and Matej Rojc. Towards Pragmatic Understanding of Conversational Intent: A Multimodal Annotation Approach to Multiparty Informal Interaction – the EVA Corpus

Matthieu Riou, Bassam Jabaian, Stéphane Huet and Fabrice Lefèvre. Lilia, a Showcase for Fast Bootstrap of Conversation-like Dialogues Based on a Goal-oriented System

Natalia Tomashenko, Antoine Caubrière, Yannick Estève, Antoine Laurent and Emmanuel Morin. Recent Advances in End-to-end Spoken Language Understanding

Adrien Bardet, Fethi Bougares and Loïc Barrault. A Study on Multilingual Transfer Learning in Neural Machine Translation: Finding the Balance between Languages

12:40 - 14:10    Lunch

14:10 - 15:25

Daphné Chopard and Irena Spasic. A Deep Learning Approach to Self-expansion of Abbreviations Based on Morphology and Context Distance

Ondrej Herman, Miloš Jakubícek, Vojtech Kovár and Pavel Rychlý. Word Sense Induction Using Word Sketches

Tatiana Kachkovskaia. Temporal "Declination" in Different Types of IPs in Russian: Preliminary Results

15:25 - 15:55    Break

15:55 - 16:45

Sammy Khalife, Leo Liberti and Michalis Vazirgiannis. Geometry and Analogies: A Study and Propagation Method for Word Representations

Blaž Škrlj and Senja Pollak. Language Comparison via Network Topology

16:45 - 17:00    Break

17:00 - 17:40    Poster session I

Abdulrahman Alqarafi and Kevin Swingler. Arabic Multi-dialects Multi-modal Sentiment Analysis
Andrejaana Andova and Mitja Luštrek. Four Attempts at Cross-dataset Speech Emotion Recognition
Leila Ben Letaifa, Mikel de Velasco, Raquel Justo and M. Inés Torres. First Steps to Develop a Corpus of Interactions between Elderly and Virtual Agents in Spanish with Emotion Labels
Fuad Mire Hassan and Mark Lee. Multi-stage Stance Detection using Classical and Deep Learning Approaches


Tuesday, October 15

09:00 - 09:50    Alexandros Potamianos. Emotion and Behavioral Tracking in the Lab and in the Wild - Invited lecture

09:50 - 10:20    Break

10:20 - 11:35

Rimah Amami, Hassan Eraky and Rim Amami. An Incremental System for Voice Pathology Detection Combining Possibilistic SVM and HMM

Ascensión Gallardo-Antolín and Juan Montero. External Attention LSTM Models for Cognitive Load Classification from Speech

Dominik Machácek, Jonáš Kratochvíl, Tereza Vojtechová and Ondrej Bojar. A Speech Test Set of Practice Business Presentations with Additional Relevant Texts

11:35 - 12:05    Break

12:05 - 12:55

Meysam Shamsi, Damien Lolive, Nelly Barbot and Jonathan Chevelu. Investigating the Relation between Voice Corpus Design and Hybrid Synthesis under Reduction Constraint

Nirayo Hailu Gebreegziabher and Andreas Nuernberger. An Amharic Syllable-based Speech Corpus for Continuous Speech Recognition

12:55 - 14:25    Group photo and Lunch

14:25 - 15:40

Diana Geneva, Georgi Shopov and Stoyan Mihov. Building an ASR Corpus Based on Bulgarian Parliament Speeches

Jens Heitkaemper, Thomas Feher, Michael Freitag and Reinhold Haeb-Umbach. A Study on Online Source Extraction in the Presence of Changing Speaker Positions

Sean Robertson, Gerald Penn and Yingxue Wang. Improving Speech Recognition with Drop-in Replacements for f-bank Features

15:40 - 16:10    Break

16:10 - 17:00

Balázs Tarján, György Szaszák, Tibor Fegyó and Péter Mihajlik. Investigation on N-gram Approximated RNNLMs for Recognition of Morphologically Rich Speech

Jan Vanek, Josef Michalek and Josef Psutka. Tuning of Acoustic Modeling and Adaptation Technique for a Real Speech Recognition Task

17:00 - 17:15    Break

17:15 - 17:55    Poster session II

Denis Memmesheimer and Karin Harbusch. Analytical and Visual Support Choosing the Optimal k for Top k Parse Reordering in Natural Language Ambiguity Resolution
Shamila Nasreen and Matthew Purver. Interaction Patterns in Conversations with Alzheimer's Patients
Rémi Uro, Marc Evrard, Nicolas Hervé and Béatrice Mazoyer. The Constitution of a French Tweet Corpus for Automatic Stance Detection
Olga Yakovenko and Ivan Bondarenko. Convolutional Variational Autoencoders for Audio Feature Representation in Speech Recognition Systems

18:00 - 20:00    Touristic visit


Wednesday, October 16

09:00 - 09:50    Odette Scharenborg. The Representation and Processing of Speech in Human Listeners and Deep Neural Network-based Automatic Speech Recognition Systems - Invited lecture

09:50 - 10:20    Break

10:20 - 11:35

Luís Barbosa, João Filgueiras, Gil Rocha, Henrique Lopes Cardoso, Luis Paulo Reis, João Pedro Machado, Ana Cristina Caldeira and Ana Maria Oliveira. Automatic Identification of Economic Activities in Complaints

Rajarshi Biswas, Michael Barz, Aditya Mogadala, Dietrich Klakow and Daniel Sonntag. Automatic Judgement of Neural Network-Generated Image Captions

Fuad Mire Hassan and Mark Lee. Imbalanced Stance Detection by Combining Deep Learning and External Features

11:35 - 11:50    Break

11:50 - 13:05

Kristian Miok, Dong Nguyen-Doan, Blaž Škrlj, Daniela Zaharie and Marko Robnik-Šikonja. Prediction Uncertainty Estimation for Hate Speech Classification

Polina Panicheva and Tatiana Litvinova. Authorship Attribution in Russian in Real-World Forensics Scenario

Blaž Škrlj, Andraž Repar and Senja Pollak. RaKUn: Rank-based Keyword Detection via Unsupervised Learning and Meta Vertex Aggregation

13:05 - 13:15    Closing

13:15    Lunch

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