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Anthology Volume Year Papers
W15-51 Proceedings of SLPAT 2015: 6th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies 2015 25
W14-12 Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for Target Reader Populations (PITR) 2014 16
W13-29 Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for Target Reader Populations 2013 10
W13-39 Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies 2013 21
W12-35 Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Speech and Multimodal Interaction in Assistive Environments 2012 8
W12-29 Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies 2012 11
W12-22 Proceedings of the First Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for target reader populations 2012 9


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of SLPAT 2015: 6th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of SLPAT 2015: 6th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies
[W15-5100]: Jan Alexandersson | Ercan Altinsoy | Heidi Christensen | Peter Ljunglöf | François Portet | Frank Rudzicz

Pdf Export Search Talking Heads, Signing Avatars and Social Robots
[W15-5101]: Jonas Beskow

Pdf Export Search Bridging the gap between sign language machine translation and sign language animation using sequence classification
[W15-5102]: Sarah Ebling | Matt Huenerfauth

Pdf Export Search Synthesizing the finger alphabet of Swiss German Sign Language and evaluating the comprehensibility of the resulting animations
[W15-5103]: Sarah Ebling | Rosalee Wolfe | Jerry Schnepp | Souad Baowidan | John McDonald | Robyn Moncrief | Sandra Sidler-Miserez | Katja Tissi

Pdf Export Search Contour-based Hand Pose Recognition for Sign Language Recognition
[W15-5104]: Mika Hatano | Shinji Sako | Tadashi Kitamura

Pdf Export Search Synthesizing and Evaluating Animations of American Sign Language Verbs Modeled from Motion-Capture Data
[W15-5105]: Matt Huenerfauth | Pengfei Lu | Hernisa Kacorri

Pdf Export Search Evaluating a Dynamic Time Warping Based Scoring Algorithm for Facial Expressions in ASL Animations
[W15-5106]: Hernisa Kacorri | Matt Huenerfauth

Pdf Export Search Qualitative investigation of the display of speech recognition results for communication with deaf people
[W15-5107]: Agnès Piquard-Kipffer | Odile Mella | Jérémy Miranda | Denis Jouvet | Luiza Orosanu

Pdf Export Search Predicting disordered speech comprehensibility from Goodness of Pronunciation scores
[W15-5108]: Lionel Fontan | Thomas Pellegrini | Julia Olcoz | Alberto Abad

Pdf Export Search Recognizing Dysarthric Speech due to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Across-Speaker Articulatory Normalization
[W15-5109]: Seongjun Hahm | Daragh Heitzman | Jun Wang

Pdf Export Search Vowel Enhancement in Early Stage Spanish Esophageal Speech Using Natural Glottal Flow Pulse and Vocal Tract Frequency Warping
[W15-5110]: Rizwan Ishaq | Dhanananjaya Gowda | Paavo Alku | Begonya Garcia Zapirain

Pdf Export Search Automatic dysfluency detection in dysarthric speech using deep belief networks
[W15-5111]: Stacey Oue | Ricard Marxer | Frank Rudzicz

Pdf Export Search Model adaptation and adaptive training for the recognition of dysarthric speech
[W15-5112]: Siddharth Sehgal | Stuart Cunningham

Pdf Export Search Pronunciation Adaptation For Disordered Speech Recognition Using State-Specific Vectors of Phone-Cluster Adaptive Training
[W15-5113]: R. Sriranjani | S. Umesh | M. Ramasubba Reddy

Pdf Export Search Determining an Optimal Set of Flesh Points on Tongue, Lips, and Jaw for Continuous Silent Speech Recognition
[W15-5114]: Jun Wang | Seongjun Hahm | Ted Mau

Pdf Export Search Analysis of Dysarthric Speech using Distinctive Feature Recognition
[W15-5115]: Ka-Ho Wong | Yu Ting Yeung | Patrick C. M. Wong | Gina-Anne Levow | Helen Meng

Pdf Export Search Generating acceptable Arabic Core Vocabularies and Symbols for AAC users
[W15-5116]: E.A. Draffan | Mike Wald | Nawar Halabi | Ouadie Sabia | Wajdi Zaghouani | Amatullah Kadous | Amal Idris | Nadine Zeinoun | David Banes | Dana Lawand

Pdf Export Search Remote Speech Technology for Speech Professionals - the CloudCAST initiative
[W15-5117]: Phil Green | Ricard Marxer | Stuart Cunningham | Heidi Christensen | Frank Rudzicz | Maria Yancheva | André Coy | Massimuliano Malavasi | Lorenzo Desideri

Pdf Export Search Speech and language technologies for the automatic monitoring and training of cognitive functions
[W15-5118]: Anna Pompili | Cristiana Amorim | Alberto Abad | Isabel Trancoso

Pdf Export Search Extending a Dutch Text-to-Pictograph Converter to English and Spanish
[W15-5119]: Leen Sevens | Vincent Vandeghinste | Ineke Schuurman | Frank Van Eynde

Pdf Export Search Individuality-Preserving Spectrum Modification for Articulation Disorders Using Phone Selective Synthesis
[W15-5120]: Reina Ueda | Ryo Aihara | Tetsuya Takiguchi | Yasuo Ariki

Pdf Export Search Recognition of Distress Calls in Distant Speech Setting: a Preliminary Experiment in a Smart Home
[W15-5121]: Michel Vacher | Benjamin Lecouteux | Frédéric Aman | Solange Rossato | François Portet

Pdf Export Search A Comparison of Manual and Automatic Voice Repair for Individual with Vocal Disabilities
[W15-5122]: Christophe Veaux | Junichi Yamagishi | Simon King

Pdf Export Search Using linguistic features longitudinally to predict clinical scores for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
[W15-5123]: Maria Yancheva | Kathleen Fraser | Frank Rudzicz

Pdf Export Search From European Portuguese to Portuguese Sign Language
[W15-5124]: Inês Almeida | Luísa Coheur | Sara Candeias



Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for Target Reader Populations (PITR)


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for Target Reader Populations (PITR)
[W14-1200]: Sandra Williams | Advaith Siddharthan | Ani Nenkova

Pdf Export Search One Step Closer to Automatic Evaluation of Text Simplification Systems
[W14-1201]: Sanja Štajner | Ruslan Mitkov | Horacio Saggion

Pdf Export Search Automatic diagnosis of understanding of medical words
[W14-1202]: Natalia Grabar | Thierry Hamon | Dany Amiot

Pdf Export Search Exploring Measures of "Readability" for Spoken Language: Analyzing linguistic features of subtitles to identify age-specific TV programs
[W14-1203]: Sowmya Vajjala | Detmar Meurers

Pdf Export Search Keyword Highlighting Improves Comprehension for People with Dyslexia
[W14-1204]: Luz Rello | Horacio Saggion | Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Pdf Export Search An eye-tracking evaluation of some parser complexity metrics
[W14-1205]: Matthew J. Green

Pdf Export Search Syntactic Sentence Simplification for French
[W14-1206]: Laetitia Brouwers | Delphine Bernhard | Anne-Laure Ligozat | Thomas Francois

Pdf Export Search Medical text simplification using synonym replacement: Adapting assessment of word difficulty to a compounding language
[W14-1207]: Emil Abrahamsson | Timothy Forni | Maria Skeppstedt | Maria Kvist

Pdf Export Search Segmentation of patent claims for improving their readability
[W14-1208]: Gabriela Ferraro | Hanna Suominen | Jaume Nualart

Pdf Export Search Improving Readability of Swedish Electronic Health Records through Lexical Simplification: First Results
[W14-1209]: Gintare Grigonyte | Maria Kvist | Sumithra Velupillai | Mats Wirén

Pdf Export Search An Open Corpus of Everyday Documents for Simplification Tasks
[W14-1210]: David Pellow | Maxine Eskenazi

Pdf Export Search EACL - Expansion of Abbreviations in CLinical text
[W14-1211]: Lisa Tengstrand | Beáta Megyesi | Aron Henriksson | Martin Duneld | Maria Kvist

Pdf Export Search A Quantitative Insight into the Impact of Translation on Readability
[W14-1212]: Alina Maria Ciobanu | Liviu Dinu

Pdf Export Search Classifying easy-to-read texts without parsing
[W14-1213]: Johan Falkenjack | Arne Jonsson

Pdf Export Search An Analysis of Crowdsourced Text Simplifications
[W14-1214]: Marcelo Amancio | Lucia Specia

Pdf Export Search An evaluation of syntactic simplification rules for people with autism
[W14-1215]: Richard Evans | Constantin Orasan | Iustin Dornescu



Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for Target Reader Populations


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for Target Reader Populations
[W13-2900]: Sandra Williams | Advaith Siddharthan | Ani Nenkova

Pdf Export Search Sentence Simplification as Tree Transduction
[W13-2901]: Dan Feblowitz | David Kauchak

Pdf Export Search Building a German/Simple German Parallel Corpus for Automatic Text Simplification
[W13-2902]: David Klaper | Sarah Ebling | Martin Volk

Pdf Export Search The C-Score – Proposing a Reading Comprehension Metrics as a Common Evaluation Measure for Text Simplification
[W13-2903]: Irina Temnikova | Galina Maneva

Pdf Export Search A Language-Independent Approach to Automatic Text Difficulty Assessment for Second-Language Learners
[W13-2904]: Wade Shen | Jennifer Williams | Tamas Marius | Elizabeth Salesky

Pdf Export Search Text Modification for Bulgarian Sign Language Users
[W13-2905]: Slavina Lozanova | Ivelina Stoyanova | Svetlozara Leseva | Svetla Koeva | Boian Savtchev

Pdf Export Search Modeling Comma Placement in Chinese Text for Better Readability using Linguistic Features and Gaze Information
[W13-2906]: Tadayoshi Hara | Chen Chen | Yoshinobu Kano | Akiko Aizawa

Pdf Export Search On The Applicability of Readability Models to Web Texts
[W13-2907]: Sowmya Vajjala | Detmar Meurers

Pdf Export Search The CW Corpus: A New Resource for Evaluating the Identification of Complex Words
[W13-2908]: Matthew Shardlow

Pdf Export Search A Pilot Study of Readability Prediction with Reading Time
[W13-2909]: Hitoshi NISHIKAWA | Toshiro MAKINO | Yoshihiro MATSUO



Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies
[W13-3900]: Jan Alexandersson | Peter Ljunglöf | Kathleen F. McCoy | François Portet | Brian Roark | Frank Rudzicz | Michel Vacher

Pdf Export Search SLPAT in practice: lessons from translational research
[W13-3901]: Mark Hawley

Pdf Export Search Individuality-Preserving Voice Conversion for Articulation Disorders Using Locality-Constrained NMF
[W13-3902]: Ryo Aihara | Tetsuya Takiguchi | Yasuo Ariki

Pdf Export Search Analyzing the Performance of Automatic Speech Recognition for Ageing Voice: Does it Correlate with Dependency Level?
[W13-3903]: Frédéric Aman | Michel Vacher | Solange Rossato | François Portet

Pdf Export Search Visual Subtitles for Internet Videos
[W13-3904]: Chitralekha Bhat | Imran Ahmed | Vikram Saxena | Sunil Kumar Kopparapu

Pdf Export Search Comparing and combining classifiers for self-taught vocal interfaces
[W13-3905]: Lize Broekx | Katrien Dreesen | Jort Florent Gemmeke | Hugo Van Hamme

Pdf Export Search homeService: Voice-enabled assistive technology in the home using cloud-based automatic speech recognition
[W13-3906]: Heidi Christensen | Iñigo Casanueva | Stuart Cunningham | Phil Green | Thomas Hain

Pdf Export Search Automating speech reception threshold measurements using automatic speech recognition
[W13-3907]: Hanne Deprez | Emre Yilmaz | Stefan Lievens | Hugo Van Hamme

Pdf Export Search Improving Continuous Sign Language Recognition: Speech Recognition Techniques and System Design
[W13-3908]: Jens Forster | Oscar Koller | Christian Oberdörfer | Yannick Gweth | Hermann Ney

Pdf Export Search Automatic speech recognition in the diagnosis of primary progressive aphasia
[W13-3909]: Kathleen Fraser | Frank Rudzicz | Naida Graham | Elizabeth Rochon

Pdf Export Search Automatic Speech Recognition: A Shifted Role in Early Speech Intervention?
[W13-3910]: Foad Hamidi | Melanie Baljko

Pdf Export Search Making Speech-Based Assistive Technology Work for a Real User
[W13-3911]: William Li | Don Fredette | Alexander Burnham | Bob Lamoureux | Marva Serotkin | Seth Teller

Pdf Export Search Probabilistic Dialogue Modeling for Speech-Enabled Assistive Technology
[W13-3912]: William Li | Jim Glass | Nicholas Roy | Seth Teller

Pdf Export Search A Self Learning Vocal Interface for Speech-impaired Users
[W13-3913]: Bart Ons | Netsanet Tessema | Janneke van de Loo | Jort Gemmeke | Guy De Pauw | Walter Daelemans | Hugo Van Hamme

Pdf Export Search The dramatic piece reader for the blind and visually impaired
[W13-3914]: Milan Rusko | Marian Trnka | Sakhia Darjaa | Juraj Hamar

Pdf Export Search Sub-lexical Dialogue Act Classification in a Spoken Dialogue System Support for the Elderly with Cognitive Disabilities
[W13-3915]: Ken Sadohara | Hiroaki Kojima | Takuya Narita | Misato Nihei | Minoru Kamata | Shinichi Onaka | Yoshihiro Fujita | Takenobu Inoue

Pdf Export Search Experimental Evaluation of Speech Recognition Technologies for Voice-based Home Automation Control in a Smart Home
[W13-3916]: Michel Vacher | Benjamin Lecouteux | Dan Istrate | Thierry Joubert | François Portet | Mohamed Sehili | Pedro Chahuara

Pdf Export Search Towards Personalised Synthesised Voices for Individuals with Vocal Disabilities: Voice Banking and Reconstruction
[W13-3917]: Christophe Veaux | Junichi Yamagishi | Simon King

Pdf Export Search Automatic Monitoring of Activities of Daily Living based on Real-life Acoustic Sensor Data: a~preliminary study
[W13-3918]: Lode Vuegen | Bert Van Den Broeck | Peter Karsmakers | Hugo Van Hamme | Bart Vanrumste

Pdf Export Search Word Recognition from Continuous Articulatory Movement Time-series Data using Symbolic Representations
[W13-3919]: Jun Wang | Arvind Balasubramanian | Luis Mojica de La Vega | Jordan R. Green | Ashok Samal | Balakrishnan Prabhakaran

Pdf Export Search Robust Feature Extraction to Utterance Fluctuation of Articulation Disorders Based on Random Projection
[W13-3920]: Toshiya Yoshioka | Tetsuya Takiguchi | Yasuo Ariki



Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Speech and Multimodal Interaction in Assistive Environments


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Speech and Multimodal Interaction in Assistive Environments
[W12-3500]: Dimitra Anastasiou | Desislava Zhekova | Cui Jian | Robert Ross

Pdf Export Search Multimodal Human-Machine Interaction for Service Robots in Home-Care Environments
[W12-3501]: Stefan Goetze | Sven Fischer | Niko Moritz | Jens-E. Appell | Frank Wallhoff

Pdf Export Search Integration of Multimodal Interaction as Assistance in Virtual Environments
[W12-3502]: Kiran Pala | Ram Naresh | Sachin Joshi | Suryakanth V Ganagshetty

Pdf Export Search Toward a Virtual Assistant for Vulnerable Users: Designing Careful Interaction
[W12-3503]: Ramin Yaghoubzadeh | Stefan Kopp

Pdf Export Search Speech and Gesture Interaction in an Ambient Assisted Living Lab
[W12-3504]: Dimitra Anastasiou | Cui Jian | Desislava Zhekova

Pdf Export Search Reduction of Non-stationary Noise for a Robotic Living Assistant using Sparse Non-negative Matrix Factorization
[W12-3505]: Benjamin Cauchi | Stefan Goetze | Simon Doclo

Pdf Export Search Towards a Self-Learning Assistive Vocal Interface: Vocabulary and Grammar Learning
[W12-3506]: Janneke van de Loo | Jort F. Gemmeke | Guy De Pauw | Joris Driesen | Hugo Van hamme | Walter Daelemans

Pdf Export Search A Bengali Speech Synthesizer on Android OS
[W12-3507]: Sankar Mukherjee | Shyamal Kumar Das Mandal



Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies
[W12-2900]: Jan Alexandersson | Peter Ljunglöf | Kathleen F. McCoy | Brian Roark | Annalu Waller

Pdf Export Search A free and open-source tool that reads movie subtitles aloud
[W12-2901]: Peter Ljunglöf | Sandra Derbring | Maria Olsson

Pdf Export Search WinkTalk: a demonstration of a multimodal speech synthesis platform linking facial expressions to expressive synthetic voices
[W12-2902]: Eva Szekely | Zeeshan Ahmed | Joao P. Cabral | Julie Carson-Berndsen

Pdf Export Search Discourse-Based Modeling for AAC
[W12-2903]: Margaret Mitchell | Richard Sproat

Pdf Export Search Applying Prediction Techniques to Phoneme-based AAC Systems
[W12-2904]: Ha Trinh | Annalu Waller | Keith Vertanen | Per Ola Kristensson | Vicki L. Hanson

Pdf Export Search Non-Syntactic Word Prediction for AAC
[W12-2905]: Karl Wiegand | Rupal Patel

Pdf Export Search Assisting Social Conversation between Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and their Conversational Partners
[W12-2906]: Nancy Green | Curry Guinn | Ronnie Smith

Pdf Export Search Communication strategies for a computerized caregiver for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease
[W12-2907]: Frank Rudzicz | Rozanne Wilson | Alex Mihailidis | Elizabeth Rochon | Carol Leonard

Pdf Export Search Generating Situated Assisting Utterances to Facilitate Tactile-Map Understanding: A Prototype System
[W12-2908]: Kris Lohmann | Ole Eichhorn | Timo Baumann

Pdf Export Search Learning a Vector-Based Model of American Sign Language Inflecting Verbs from Motion-Capture Data
[W12-2909]: Pengfei Lu | Matt Huenerfauth

Pdf Export Search A Hybrid System for Spanish Text Simplification
[W12-2910]: Stefan Bott | Horacio Saggion | David Figueroa



Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the First Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for target reader populations


Pdf Export Search Proceedings of the First Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for target reader populations
[W12-2200]: Sandra Williams | Advaith Siddharthan | Ani Nenkova

Pdf Export Search Toward Determining the Comprehensibility of Machine Translations
[W12-2201]: Tucker Maney | Linda Sibert | Dennis Perzanowski | Kalyan Gupta | Astrid Schmidt-Nielsen

Pdf Export Search Towards Automatic Lexical Simplification in Spanish: An Empirical Study
[W12-2202]: Biljana Drndarevic | Horacio Saggion

Pdf Export Search Offline Sentence Processing Measures for testing Readability with Users
[W12-2203]: Advaith Siddharthan | Napoleon Katsos

Pdf Export Search Graphical Schemes May Improve Readability but Not Understandability for People with Dyslexia
[W12-2204]: Luz Rello | Horacio Saggion | Ricardo Baeza-Yates | Eduardo Graells

Pdf Export Search Building Readability Lexicons with Unannotated Corpora
[W12-2205]: Julian Brooke | Vivian Tsang | David Jacob | Fraser Shein | Graeme Hirst

Pdf Export Search Making Readability Indices Readable
[W12-2206]: Sara Tonelli | Ke Tran Manh | Emanuele Pianta

Pdf Export Search Do NLP and machine learning improve traditional readability formulas?
[W12-2207]: Thomas François | Eleni Miltsakaki

Pdf Export Search Comparing human versus automatic feature extraction for fine-grained elementary readability assessment
[W12-2208]: Yi Ma | Ritu Singh | Eric Fosler-Lussier | Robert Lofthus