Author: Elodie GAUTHIER

Accepted Paper at Interspeech 2017

The Paper on Machine assisted analysis on vowel length contrasts in Wolof [PDF], wrote by Elodie Gauthier, Laurent Besacier and Sylvie Voisin has been accepted to be presented at INTERSPEECH 2017. The event will happen from August 20 to 24 and will be held at Stockholm

Kaldi-based ASR system for Wolof now available to the public

All the data and scripts to build a complete ASR system for Wolof (based on Kaldi toolkit) is made available to the public on GitHub. Wolof repository is composed of the kaldi recipes + ressources (the transcribed speech corpus with audio,

SLTU 2016 paper is now online

This paper deals with ASR for two languages: Hausa and Wolof. Their common characteristic is to appear with vowel length contrast. In other words, two versions (short / long) of a same vowel exist in the phoneme inventory of the

1st CFP of the 5th Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced languages (SLTU 2016) in Indonesia

================================================================= Call for Papers The 5th International Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages (SLTU’16) May 9-12, 2016, Yogyakarta, Indonesia SLTU’16 Workshop web-site:  www.mica.edu.vn/sltu2016 ### Important dates ### – Full paper submission: 25 January 2016 – Notification of acceptance:

Video about the multilingual calculator subtitled in English

Below, the video describing the multilingual calculator prototype developed by Voxygen. In French, subtitled in English.  

Paper accepted for the Show & Tell session at INTERSPEECH 2015

The Paper on Speech Technologies for African Languages: Example of a Multilingual Calculator for Education [PDF], wrote by Laurent Besacier, Elodie Gauthier, Mathieu Mangeot, Philippe Bretier, Paul Bagshaw, Olivier Rosec, Thierry Moudenc, Francois Pellegrino, Sylvie Voisin, Egidio Marsico, Pascal Nocera has been accepted

Kaldi-based ASR system for Amharic now available to the public

All the data and scripts to build a complete ASR system for Amharic (based on Kaldi toolkit) is made available to the public on GitHub. Amharic repository is composed of the transcribed speech corpus with audio, pronunciation lexicon and LM. More details on Amharic ASR

Ecole thématique «Description des langues d’Afrique de l’Ouest» – Sénélangues 2015

Ecole thématique «Description des langues d’Afrique de l’Ouest» – Sénélangues 2015   2ème appel English version below   – Dates: du 20 avril au 1er mai 2015 – Lieu : Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Sénégal – Site: http ://senelangues2015.ucad.sn

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