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Poster presented next week at Interspeech conference

Poster presented next week at Interspeech conference (by Elodie Gauthier) PosterIS17ElodieV3          

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

semifinalists in the Global Learning XPRIZE !

Some ALFFA partners are involved in a team for the Global Learning XPRIZE: http://learning.xprize.org The team was selected as one of 11 semifinalists in the Global Learning XPRIZE (among 135 competing teams!) The software – which includes Swahili TTS and ASR – and the Calculator made

ANR (+30months) report now online

Formulaire CR intermédiaireALFFA-30mois-V2

ALFFA project cited in the French Quotidien “Les Echos”

The ALFFA project is cited in the French Quotidien “Les Echos”. http://www.lesechos.fr/idees-debats/sciences-prospective/0211814265707-les-nouvelles-promesses-de-la-voix-artificielle-2066384.php

African Numbers a New Android App

================== African Numbers is an Android application developed from african language collected during ALFFA project. Users learn to count in several African languages, as well as to use time and dates. The app is available for free on Play Store at this link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.uriellabs.afrinumbers

Video: The first Wolof Voice Ever Created

Voxygen made the first wolof voice vver created. See online demo/video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy9SAgWj01A     

Fongbe (Benin) ASR system now available on our github repo

Fongbe (Benin) ASR system now available on our github repository… see https://github.com/besacier/ALFFA_PUBLIC/tree/master/ASR/FONGBE for more details !

1st meeting of the new ELRA Workgroup on Less-resourced Languages

see below https://twitter.com/ELRAnews/status/788291821386555392/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw  

ALFFA at “Rencontres du Numérique” from ANR

ALFFA will participate to the 2nd edition of the ANR “Rencontres du numérique” which will be held on the 16th and 17th November 2016 at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris – La Villette. (ALFFA will be presented

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