Author: Laurent Besacier

Swahili ASR system of LIG now included in the KALDI trunk

Swahili ASR system of LIG is now included in the KALDI trunk that can be downloaded by all KALDI users.

Voxygen presented its multilingual calculator at the Francophonie’s summit 2014 in Dakar

Voxygen presented its prototype of multilingual calculator to the “Village de la Francophonie” in Dakar from 24 to 30 November 2014. See links below for more information: http://voxygen.fr/fr/content/voxygen-devoile-sa-calculatrice-parlante-dakar http://www.reussirbusiness.com/francophonie-numerique-voxygen-devoile-sa-calculatrice-qui-parle-wolof/

The 21st Nov meeting notes are available on the intranet

The 21st Nov meeting notes are available on the intranet http://alffa.imag.fr/cr-reunion-bilan-annee-1-alffa/

8-9 January 2015 – LIG organize a 2d workshop on KALDI Toolkit

8-9 January 2015 – LIG organize a 2d workshop on KALDI Toolkit This time, we will focus on the use of deep neural nets (DNNs) Partners of ALFFA are welcome

Next ALFFA meeting will be held in Nov 21st in Lyon (DDL)

Next ALFFA meeting will be held in Nov 21st in Lyon (DDL). The schedule can be found here.

Youtube video about the multilingual calculator

Voxygen has recently published a video (in French) describing the multilingual calculator (presented in July during the TALN Exhibition). See the video on   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpIxYZN8rt4

2 (Kaldi-based) ASR systems for Hausa and Swahili made available to the public

All the data and scripts to build a complete ASR system for Swahili and Hausa (based on Kaldi toolkit) are made available to the public on https://github.com/besacier/ALFFA_PUBLIC/tree/master/ASR For the Swahili ASR system, the transcribed speech corpus, pronunciation lexicon and LM are also made available

ALFFA presented during TALN 2014

  ALFFA poster and demos presented at TALN 2014 (Salon de l’innovation en TALN) :   PosterALFFA-2014

TALAF workshop took place in Marseille on July 1st 2014

The morning of July 1st was dedicated to the Talaf workshop. All the presentation given can be found online on   http://jibiki.univ-savoie.fr/~mangeot/TALAf/2014/ A general page about Talaf initiative can be found here      

Program of Talaf Workshop

The program of Talaf Workshop  (to be held during TALN 2014) is now online here.  

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