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Investigating alignment interpretability for low-resource NMT

Marcely Zanon Boito , Aline Villavicencio , Laurent Besacier
Machine Translation, 2021, ⟨10.1007/s10590-020-09254-w⟩
Journal articles hal-03139744v1

Speech technology for unwritten languages

Odette Scharenborg , Laurent Besacier , Alan Black , Mark Hasegawa-Johnson , Florian Metze
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 2020, ⟨10.1109/TASLP.2020.2973896⟩
Journal articles hal-02480675v1

A neural approach for inducing multilingual resources and natural language processing tools for low-resource languages

O. Zennaki , N. Semmar , Laurent Besacier
Natural Language Engineering, 2019, 25 (01), pp.43-67. ⟨10.1017/S1351324918000293⟩
Journal articles hal-01976297v1
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Automatic quality estimation for speech translation using joint ASR and MT features

Ngoc-Tien Le , Benjamin Lecouteux , Laurent Besacier
Machine Translation, 2018
Journal articles hal-01807054v1
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Prédiction de performance des systèmes de reconnaissance automatique de la parole à l'aide de réseaux de neurones convolutifs

Zied Elloumi , Benjamin Lecouteux , Olivier Galibert , Laurent Besacier
Revue TAL : traitement automatique des langues, 2018
Journal articles hal-01976284v1
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Find The Errors, Get The Better: Enhancing Machine Translation via Word Confidence Estimation

Ngoc-Quang Luong , Laurent Besacier , Benjamin Lecouteux
Natural Language Engineering, 2017, 1, pp.1 - 24
Journal articles hal-01436779v1

Naming multi-modal clusters to identify persons in TV broadcast

Johann Poignant , Guillaume Fortier , Laurent Besacier , Georges Quénot
Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2016, 75 (15), pp.8999-9023. ⟨10.1007/s11042-015-2723-1⟩
Journal articles hal-01230628v1
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Towards Accurate Predictors of Word Quality for Machine Translation: Lessons Learned on French - English and English - Spanish Systems

Ngoc-Quang Luong , Laurent Besacier , Benjamin Lecouteux
Data and Knowledge Engineering, 2015, pp.11. ⟨10.1016/j.datak.2015.04.003⟩
Journal articles hal-01147902v1
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Unsupervised Speaker Identification in TV Broadcast Based on Written Names

Johann Poignant , Laurent Besacier , Georges Quénot
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 2015, 23 (1), pp.57-68. ⟨10.1109/TASLP.2014.2367822⟩
Journal articles hal-01060827v1

Enhancing ASR Systems for Under-Resourced Languages through a Novel Unsupervised Acoustic Model Training Technique

Horia Cucu , Andi Buzo , Laurent Besacier , Corneliu Burileanu
Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2015
Journal articles hal-01110383v1

Automatic speech recognition for under-resourced languages: A survey

Laurent Besacier , Etienne Barnard , Alexey Karpov , Tanja Schultz
Speech Communication, 2014, vol. 56 - Special Issue on Processing Under-Resourced Languages, pp.85-100
Journal articles hal-00953644v1
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Nommage non supervisé des personnes dans les émissions de télévision. Utilisation des noms écrits, des noms prononcés ou des deux ?

Johann Poignant , Laurent Besacier , Georges Quénot
Document numérique - Revue des sciences et technologies de l'information. Série Document numérique, 2014, 17 (1), pp. 37-60. ⟨10.3166/dn.17.1.37-60⟩
Journal articles hal-01011993v1

A Unified Framework for Translation and Understanding Allowing Discriminative Joint Decoding for Multilingual Speech Semantic Interpretation

Bassam Jabaian , Fabrice Lefèvre , Laurent Besacier
Computer Speech and Language, 2014
Journal articles hal-01011896v1

SMT-Based ASR Domain Adaptation Methods for Under- Resourced Languages: Application to Romanian

Horia Cucu , Andi Buzo , Laurent Besacier , Corneliu Burileanu
Speech Communication, 2014, Processing Under-Resourced Languages, 56, pp.195-212. ⟨10.1016/j.specom.2013.05.003⟩
Journal articles hal-00953643v1
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Some Propositions to Improve the Prediction Capability of Word Confidence Estimation for Machine Translation

Ngoc-Quang Luong , Laurent Besacier , Benjamin Lecouteux
Journal of Computer Science and Communication Engineering, 2014
Journal articles hal-01002931v1

Using different acoustic, lexical and language modeling units for ASR of an under-resourced language - Amharic

Martha Tachbelie , Solomon Teferra Abate , Laurent Besacier
Speech Communication, 2014, Vol. 56 - Special Issue on Processing Under-Resourced Languages, pp.181-194
Journal articles hal-00953640v1

Comparison and Combination of Lightly Supervised Approaches for Language Portability of a Spoken Language Understanding System

Bassam Jabaian , Laurent Besacier , Fabrice Lefèvre
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 2013, 21 (3), pp.636-648
Journal articles hal-00953651v1

Online Unsupervised Mulilingual Acoustic Model Adaptation For Non Native ASR

Sethserey Sam , Eric Castelli , Laurent Besacier
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Engineering Journal, 2012, 1 (1)
Journal articles hal-00953674v1

Content-based search in multilingual audiovisual documents using the International Phonetic Alphabet

Georges Quénot , Tien-Ping Tan , Viet-Bac Le , Stéphane Ayache , Laurent Besacier
Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2010, 48 (1), pp.123-140. ⟨10.1007/s11042-009-0377-6⟩
Journal articles hal-00953696v1

Recherche par le contenu dans des documents audiovisuels multilingues

Georges Quénot , Tien-Ping Tan , Viet-Bac Le , Stéphane Ayache , Laurent Besacier
Document numérique - Revue des sciences et technologies de l'information. Série Document numérique, 2010, 13 (1), pp.229-246
Journal articles hal-00953796v1

Automatic Speech Recognition for Under-Resourced Languages: Application to Vietnamese Language

Viet-Bac Le , Laurent Besacier
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 2009
Journal articles hal-00953718v1
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Système de télésurveillance sonore pour la détection de situations de détresse

Dan Istrate , Michel Vacher , Jean-François Serignat , Laurent Besacier , Eric Castelli
ITBM-RBM, recherche et ingénierie biomédicale, 2006, 27 (2), pp.35-45. ⟨10.1016/j.rbmret.2005.11.001⟩
Journal articles hal-01092659v1
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Step-by-step and integrated approaches in broadcast news speaker diarization

Sylvain Meignier , Daniel Moraru , Corinne Fredouille , Jean-François Bonastre , Laurent Besacier
Computer Speech and Language, 2006, Odyssey 2004: The speaker and Language Recognition Workshop Odyssey-04, Odyssey 2004: The speaker and Language Recognition Workshop, 20 (2-3), pp.303-330. ⟨10.1016/j.csl.2005.08.002⟩
Journal articles hal-01318554v1
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Information Extraction From Sound for Medical Telemonitoring

Dan Istrate , Eric Castelli , Michel Vacher , Laurent Besacier , Jean-François Serignat
IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, 2006, 10(2), pp.264-274
Journal articles hal-00419915v1
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Voice Biometrics over the Internet in the Framework of COST Action 275

Laurent Besacier , Aladdin M Ariyaeeinia , John S Mason , Jean-François Bonastre , Pedro S Mayorga
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2004, 2004 (4), pp.466 - 479. ⟨10.1155/S1110865704310012⟩
Journal articles hal-01434498v1

Overview of compression and packet loss effects in speech biometrics

Laurent Besacier , Jean-François Bonastre , P. Mayorga , Corinne Fredouille , Sylvain Meignier
IEE Proceedings Vision, Image & Signal Processing - Special issue on Biometrics on the Internet, 2003, 150 (6), pp.372--376
Journal articles hal-01434538v1
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Weakly Supervised Word Segmentation for Computational Language Documentation

Shu Okabe , Laurent Besacier , François Yvon
Annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Association for Computational Linguistics, May 2022, Dublin, Ireland
Conference papers hal-03679416v1

Divide and Rule: Effective Pre-Training for Context-Aware Multi-Encoder Translation Models

Lorenzo Lupo , Marco Dinarelli , Laurent Besacier
Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers), May 2022, Dublin, France. pp.4557-4572, ⟨10.18653/v1/2022.acl-long.312⟩
Conference papers hal-03847719v1
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BERT, can HE predict contrastive focus? Predicting and controlling prominence in neural TTS using a language model

Brooke Stephenson , Laurent Besacier , Laurent Girin , Thomas Hueber
Interspeech 2022 - 23rd Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Sep 2022, Incheon, South Korea. pp.3383-3387, ⟨10.21437/Interspeech.2022-10116⟩
Conference papers hal-03791472v1
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Using ASR-Generated Text for Spoken Language Modeling

Nicolas Hervé , Valentin Pelloin , Benoît Favre , Franck Dary , Antoine Laurent
Proceedings of BigScience Episode #5 -- Workshop on Challenges & Perspectives in Creating Large Language Models, May 2022, virtual+Dublin, France. pp.17-25, ⟨10.18653/v1/2022.bigscience-1.2⟩
Conference papers hal-03770460v1
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Focused Concatenation for Context-Aware Neural Machine Translation

Lorenzo Lupo , Marco Dinarelli , Laurent Besacier
Conference on Machine Translation, Association for Computational Linguistics, Dec 2022, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. pp.830-842
Conference papers hal-03930344v1
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ASR-Generated Text for Language Model Pre-training Applied to Speech Tasks

Valentin Pelloin , Franck Dary , Nicolas Hervé , Benoît Favre , Nathalie Camelin
Interspeech 2022, Sep 2022, Incheon, South Korea
Conference papers hal-03770506v1
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Do Multilingual Neural Machine Translation Models Contain Language Pair Specific Attention Heads?

Zae Myung Kim , Laurent Besacier , Vassilina Nikoulina , Didier Schwab
Findings of ACL 2021, Aug 2021, Bangkok (virtual), Thailand
Conference papers hal-03299010v1
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Contribution d'informations syntaxiques aux capacités de généralisation compositionelle des modèles seq2seq convolutifs

Diana Nicoleta Popa , William N Havard , Maximin Coavoux , Laurent Besacier , Éric Gaussier
Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles, 2021, Lille, France. pp.134-141
Conference papers hal-03265890v1
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Deux corpus audio transcrits de langues rares (japhug et na) normalisés en vue d'expériences en traitement du signal

Benjamin Galliot , Guillaume Wisniewski , Séverine Guillaume , Laurent Besacier , Guillaume Jacques
Journées scientifiques du Groupement de recherche "Linguistique informatique, formelle et de terrain" (GDR LIFT), Dec 2021, Grenoble, France
Conference papers halshs-03475436v1
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Alternate Endings: Improving Prosody for Incremental Neural TTS with Predicted Future Text Input

Brooke Stephenson , Thomas Hueber , Laurent Girin , Laurent Besacier
Interspeech 2021 - 22nd Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Aug 2021, Brno, Czech Republic. pp.3865-3869, ⟨10.21437/Interspeech.2021-275⟩
Conference papers hal-03372802v1
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User-friendly automatic transcription of low-resource languages: Plugging ESPnet into Elpis

Oliver Adams , Benjamin Galliot , Guillaume Wisniewski , Nicholas Lambourne , Ben Foley
ComputEL-4: Fourth Workshop on the Use of Computational Methods in the Study of Endangered Languages, Mar 2021, Hawai‘i, United States
Conference papers halshs-03030529v2
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Task Agnostic and Task Specific Self-Supervised Learning from Speech with LeBenchmark

Solène Evain , Manh Ha Nguyen , Hang Le , Marcely Zanon Boito , Salima Mdhaffar
Thirty-fifth Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems ( NeurIPS 2021), Dec 2021, on-line, United States
Conference papers hal-03407172v1
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Lightweight Adapter Tuning for Multilingual Speech Translation

Hang Le , Juan Pino , Changhan Wang , Jiatao Gu , Didier Schwab
The Joint Conference of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJCNLP 2021), Aug 2021, Bangkok (Virtual), Thailand
Conference papers hal-03294912v1
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Impact of Encoding and Segmentation Strategies on End-to-End Simultaneous Speech Translation

Ha Nguyen , Yannick Estève , Laurent Besacier
INTERSPEECH 2021, Aug 2021, Brno, Czech Republic
Conference papers hal-03372487v1
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Visualizing Cross-Lingual Discourse Relations in Multilingual TED Corpora

Zae Kim , Vassilina Nikoulina , Dongyeop Kang , Didier Schwab , Laurent Besacier
CODI 2021: 2nd Workshop on Computational Approaches to Discourse, Nov 2021, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. ⟨10.18653/v1/2021.codi-main.16⟩
Conference papers hal-03642341v1
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Pratiques d'évaluation en ASR et biais de performance

Mahault Garnerin , Solange Rossato , Laurent Besacier
6e conférence conjointe Journées d'Études sur la Parole (JEP, 33e édition), Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN, 27e édition), Rencontre des Étudiants Chercheurs en Informatique pour le Traitement Automatique des Langues (RÉCITAL, 22e édition). 2e atelier Éthique et TRaitemeNt Automatique des Langues (ETeRNAL), 2020, Nancy, France. pp.1-9
Conference papers hal-02750220v3
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FlauBERT : des modèles de langue contextualisés pré-entraînés pour le français

Hang Le , Loïc Vial , Jibril Frej , Vincent Segonne , Maximin Coavoux
6e conférence conjointe Journées d'Études sur la Parole (JEP, 33e édition), Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN, 27e édition), Rencontre des Étudiants Chercheurs en Informatique pour le Traitement Automatique des Langues (RÉCITAL, 22e édition). Volume 2 : Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles, Jun 2020, Nancy, France. pp.268-278
Conference papers hal-02784776v3
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ON-TRAC Consortium for End-to-End and Simultaneous Speech Translation Challenge Tasks at IWSLT 2020

Maha Elbayad , Ha Nguyen , Fethi Bougares , Natalia Tomashenko , Antoine Caubrière
Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Spoken Language Translation, Jul 2020, Seattle, WA, United States. pp.35-43, ⟨10.18653/v1/2020.iwslt-1.2⟩
Conference papers hal-02895893v1
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What the Future Brings: Investigating the Impact of Lookahead for Incremental Neural TTS

Brooke Stephenson , Laurent Besacier , Laurent Girin , Thomas Hueber
Interspeech 2020 - 21st Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Oct 2020, Shanghai (Virtual Conf), China. pp.215-219, ⟨10.21437/Interspeech.2020-2103⟩
Conference papers hal-02962234v1
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Modeling ASR Ambiguity for Neural Dialogue State Tracking

Vaishali Pal , Fabien Guillot , Manish Shrivastava , Jean-Michel Renders , Laurent Besacier
Interspeech 2020, Oct 2020, Shangai (Virtual Conf), China
Conference papers hal-02962177v1
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Efficient Wait-k Models for Simultaneous Machine Translation

Maha Elbayad , Laurent Besacier , Jakob Verbeek
Interspeech 2020 - Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Oct 2020, Shangai (Virtual Conf), China. pp.1461--1465, ⟨10.21437/Interspeech.2020-1241⟩
Conference papers hal-02962195v1
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Enabling Interactive Transcription in an Indigenous Communitý

Eric Le Ferrand , Steven Bird , Laurent Besacier
COLING 2020 (short paper), Dec 2020, Virtual, Spain
Conference papers hal-02991518v1
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Ouvrir aux linguistes « de terrain » un accès à la transcription automatique

Guillaume Wisniewski , Alexis Michaud , Benjamin Galliot , Laurent Besacier , Séverine Guillaume
2èmes journées scientifiques du Groupement de Recherche Linguistique Informatique Formelle et de Terrain (LIFT), 2020, Montrouge, France. pp.83-94
Conference papers hal-03047148v1
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FlauBERT: Unsupervised Language Model Pre-training for French

Hang Le , Loïc Vial , Jibril Frej , Vincent Segonne , Maximin Coavoux
LREC, 2020, Marseille, France
Conference papers hal-02890258v1
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MaSS: A Large and Clean Multilingual Corpus of Sentence-aligned Spoken Utterances Extracted from the Bible

Marcely Zanon Boito , William N Havard , Mahault Garnerin , Éric Le Ferrand , Laurent Besacier
Proceedings of The 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, May 2020, Marseille, France. pp.6486 - 6493
Conference papers hal-02611059v1
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Gender Representation in Open Source Speech Resources

Mahault Garnerin , Solange Rossato , Laurent Besacier
12th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2020), May 2020, Marseille, France. pp.6599-6605
Conference papers halshs-02899402v1
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Investigating Self-supervised Pre-training for End-to-end Speech Translation

Ha Nguyen , Fethi Bougares , Natalia Tomashenko , Yannick Estève , Laurent Besacier
Interspeech 2020, Oct 2020, Shangai (Virtual Conf), China
Conference papers hal-02962186v1
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Dual-decoder Transformer for Joint Automatic Speech Recognition and Multilingual Speech Translation

Hang Le , Juan Pino , Changhan Wang , Jiatao Gu , Didier Schwab
COLING 2020 (long paper), Dec 2020, Virtual, Spain
Conference papers hal-02991564v1
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Online Versus Offline NMT Quality: An In-depth Analysis on English–German and German–English

Maha Elbayad , Michael Ustaszewski , Emmanuelle Esperança-Rodier , Francis Brunet-Manquat , Jakob Verbeek
COLING 2020 - 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Dec 2020, Virtual, Spain. pp.5047-5058, ⟨10.18653/v1/2020.coling-main.443⟩
Conference papers hal-02991539v1
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Catplayinginthesnow: Impact of Prior Segmentation on a Model of Visually Grounded Speech

William N Havard , Laurent Besacier , Jean-Pierre Chevrot
Conference on Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), Nov 2020, Virtual, France
Conference papers hal-02962275v1
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The Zero Resource Speech Challenge 2020: Discovering discrete subword and word units

Ewan Dunbar , Julien Karadayi , Mathieu Bernard , Xuan-Nga Cao , Robin Algayres
Interspeech 2020 - Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Oct 2020, Shangai / Virtual, China
Conference papers hal-02962224v1
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A Data-Efficient End-to-End Spoken Language Understanding Architecture

Marco Dinarelli , Nikita Kapoor , Bassam Jabaian , Laurent Besacier
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2020, Barcellone, Spain
Conference papers hal-03094850v1

Monolingual Adapters for Zero-Shot Neural Machine Translation

Jerin Philip , Alexandre Bérard , Laurent Besacier , Matthias Gallé
EMNLP (Empirical Methods for Natural Language Processing), Nov 2020, Virtual, France
Conference papers hal-02962247v1
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ConfNet2Seq: Full Length Answer Generation from Spoken Questions

Vaishali Pal , Manish Shrivastava , Laurent Besacier
Text, Speech and Dialogue (TSD) 2020, Sep 2020, Brno, Czech Republic
Conference papers hal-02962279v1
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Investigating Language Impact in Bilingual Approaches for Computational Language Documentation

Marcely Zanon Boito , Aline Villavicencio , Laurent Besacier
SLTU-CCURL workshop, LREC 2020, May 2020, Marseille, France
Conference papers hal-02895907v1
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Représentation du genre dans des données open source de parole

Mahault Garnerin , Solange Rossato , Laurent Besacier
6e conférence conjointe Journées d'Études sur la Parole (JEP, 33e édition), Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN, 27e édition), Rencontre des Étudiants Chercheurs en Informatique pour le Traitement Automatique des Langues (RÉCITAL, 22e édition). Volume 1 : Journées d'Études sur la Parole, 2020, Nancy, France. pp.244-252
Conference papers hal-02798544v3
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ON-TRAC Consortium End-to-End Speech Translation Systems for the IWSLT 2019 Shared Task

Manh Ha Nguyen , Natalia Tomashenko , Marcely Zanon Boito , Antoine Caubrière , Fethi Bougares
16th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation 2019, Nov 2019, Hong Kong, China
Conference papers hal-02352949v1
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LESSONS LEARNED AFTER DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF A DATA COLLECTION APP FOR LANGUAGE DOCUMENTATION (LIG-AIKUMA)

Laurent Besacier , Elodie Gauthier , Sylvie Voisin
International Congress of Phonetic Sciences ICPhS 2019, Aug 2019, Melbourne, Australia
Conference papers hal-02264418v1
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Word Recognition, Competition, and Activation in a Model of Visually Grounded Speech

William N Havard , Jean-Pierre Chevrot , Laurent Besacier
Proceedings of the 23rd Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL), Nov 2019, Hong Kong, China. pp.339-348, ⟨10.18653/v1/K19-1032⟩
Conference papers hal-02359540v1
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The LIG system for the English-Czech Text Translation Task of IWSLT 2019

Loïc Vial , Benjamin Lecouteux , Didier Schwab , Hang Le , Laurent Besacier
IWSLT (16th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation), 2019, Hong-Kong, China
Conference papers hal-02443412v1
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Models of Visually Grounded Speech Signal Pay Attention to Nouns: A Bilingual Experiment on English and Japanese

William N Havard , Jean-Pierre Chevrot , Laurent Besacier
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2019, Brighton, United Kingdom. pp.8618-8622, ⟨10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8683069⟩
Conference papers hal-02013984v1
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How Does Language Influence Documentation Workflow? Unsupervised Word Discovery Using Translations in Multiple Languages

Marcely Zanon Boito , Aline Villavicencio , Laurent Besacier
Journées Scientifiques du Groupement de Recherche: Linguistique Informatique, Formelle et de Terrain (LIFT)., Nov 2019, Orléans, France
Conference papers hal-02895895v1

Gender Representation in French Broadcast Corpora and Its Impact on ASR Performance

Mahault Garnerin , Solange Rossato , Laurent Besacier
the 1st International Workshop, Oct 2019, Nice, France. pp.3-9, ⟨10.1145/3347449.3357480⟩
Conference papers halshs-02899392v1
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Controlling Utterance Length in NMT-based Word Segmentation with Attention

Pierre Godard , Laurent Besacier , François Yvon
International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation, Nov 2019, Hong-Kong, China
Conference papers hal-02343206v1
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The Zero Resource Speech Challenge 2019: TTS without T

Ewan Dunbar , Robin Algayres , Julien Karadayi , Mathieu Bernard , Juan Benjumea
Interspeech 2019 - 20th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Sep 2019, Graz, Austria
Conference papers hal-02274112v1
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Empirical Evaluation of Sequence-to-Sequence Models for Word Discovery in Low-resource Settings

Marcely Zanon Boito , Aline Villavicencio , Laurent Besacier
Interspeech 2019, Sep 2019, Graz, Austria
Conference papers hal-02193867v1
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Bayesian models for unit discovery on a very low resource language

Lucas Ondel , Pierre Godard , Laurent Besacier , Elin Larsen , Mark Hasegawa-Johnson
2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Apr 2018, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ⟨10.1109/ICASSP.2018.8461545⟩
Conference papers hal-01709589v1
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Linguistic unit discovery from multi-modal inputs in unwritten languages: Summary of the “Speaking rosetta” JSALT 2017 workshop

Odette Scharenborg , Laurent Besacier , Alan Black , Mark Hasegawa-Johnson , Florian Metze
2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Apr 2018, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. pp.4979 - 4983, ⟨10.1109/ICASSP.2018.8461761⟩
Conference papers hal-01709578v1
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Token-level and sequence-level loss smoothing for RNN language models

Maha Elbayad , Laurent Besacier , Jakob Verbeek
ACL - 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Jul 2018, Melbourne, Australia. pp.2094-2103
Conference papers hal-01790879v1
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Pervasive Attention: 2D Convolutional Neural Networks for Sequence-to-Sequence Prediction

Maha Elbayad , Laurent Besacier , Jakob Verbeek
CoNLL 2018 - Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, Oct 2018, Brussels, Belgium. pp.97-107
Conference papers hal-01851612v3
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End-to-End Automatic Speech Translation of Audiobooks

Alexandre Bérard , Laurent Besacier , Ali Can Kocabiyikoglu , Olivier Pietquin
ICASSP 2018 - IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Apr 2018, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Conference papers hal-01709586v1
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Augmenting Librispeech with French Translations: A Multimodal Corpus for Direct Speech Translation Evaluation

Ali Can Kocabiyikoglu , Laurent Besacier , Olivier Kraif
LREC (Language Resources and Evaluation Conference), Feb 2018, Miyazaki, Japan
Conference papers hal-01709568v1
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Unsupervised Word Segmentation from Speech with Attention

Pierre Godard , Marcely Zanon Boito , Lucas Ondel , Alexandre Berard , François Yvon
Interspeech 2018, Sep 2018, Hyderabad, India
Conference papers hal-01818092v1

Computational language documentation: some results from the BULB project

Laurent Besacier , Gilles Adda , Martine Adda-Decker , Odette Ambouroue , David Blachon
Collaboration and Computing for Under-Resourced Languages, May 2018, Miyazaki, Japan
Conference papers hal-02387379v1
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Analyzing Learned Representations of a Deep ASR Performance Prediction Model

Zied Elloumi , Laurent Besacier , Olivier Galibert , Benjamin Lecouteux
Blackbox NLP Workshop and EMLP 2018, Nov 2018, Bruxelles, Belgium
Conference papers hal-01863293v1
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A Very Low Resource Language Speech Corpus for Computational Language Documentation Experiments

P. Godard , G Adda , Martine Adda-Decker , J Benjumea , Laurent Besacier
Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Nicoletta Calzolari (Conference chair) and Khalid Choukri and Christopher Cieri and Thierry Declerck and Sara Goggi and Koiti Hasida and Hitoshi Isahara and Bente Maegaard and Joseph Mariani and Hélène Mazo and Asuncion Moreno and Jan Odijk and Stelios Pi, May 2018, Miyazaki, Japan
Conference papers hal-01807093v1
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ASR performance prediction on unseen broadcast programs using convolutional neurol networks

Zied Elloumi , Laurent Besacier , Olivier Galibert , Juliette Kahn , Benjamin Lecouteux
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Apr 2018, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Conference papers hal-01709779v1
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Parallel Corpora in Mboshi (Bantu C25, Congo-Brazzaville)

Annie Rialland , Martine Adda-Decker , Guy-Noël Kouarata , Gilles Adda , Laurent Besacier
11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2018), ELRA, May 2018, Miyazaki, Japan
Conference papers hal-01710043v1
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Adaptor Grammars for the Linguist: Word Segmentation Experiments for Very Low-Resource Languages

Pierre Godard , Laurent Besacier , François Yvon , Martine Adda-Decker , Gilles Adda
Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology, Oct 2018, Bruxelles, Belgium. pp.32 - 42, ⟨10.18653/v1/P17⟩
Conference papers hal-01910757v1
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Exploring Textual and Speech information in Dialogue Act Classification with Speaker Domain Adaptation

Xuanli He , Hung Quan , William N Havard , Laurent Besacier , Ingrid Zukerman
Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop, Dec 2018, Dunedin, New Zealand. pp.61-65
Conference papers hal-01962571v1
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Unsupervised Word Segmentation: does tone matter ?

Pierre Godard , Kevin Löser , Alexandre Allauzen , Laurent Besacier , François Yvon
International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, Mar 2018, Hanoï, Vietnam
Conference papers hal-01910756v1
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A small Griko-Italian speech translation corpus

Marcely Zanon Boito , Antonios Anastasopoulos , Marika Lekakou , Aline Villavicencio , Laurent Besacier
6th international workshop on spoken language technologies for under-resourced languages(SLTU'18), Aug 2018, New Delhi, India
Conference papers hal-01962528v1
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Automatic Recognition of Affective Laughter in Spontaneous Dyadic Interactions from Audiovisual Signals

Reshmashree B Kantharaju , Fabien Ringeval , Laurent Besacier
International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2018), Oct 2018, Boulder, CO, United States. pp.220-228, ⟨10.1145/3242969.3243012⟩
Conference papers hal-01994000v1
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Evaluation of NMT and SMT systems: A study on uses and perceptions

Emmanuelle Esperança-Rodier , Caroline Rossi , Alexandre Bérard , Laurent Besacier
39th Conference Translating and the Computer, Nov 2017, Londres, United Kingdom
Conference papers halshs-01970463v1
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Unwritten Languages Demand Attention Too! Word Discovery with Encoder-Decoder Models

Marcely Zanon Boito , Alexandre Bérard , Aline Villavicencio , Laurent Besacier
IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU), Dec 2017, Okinawa, Japan
Conference papers hal-01592091v1
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Traitement des Mots Hors Vocabulaire pour la Traduction Automatique de Document OCRisés en Arabe

Kamel Bouzidi , Zied Elloumi , Laurent Besacier , Benjamin Lecouteux , Mohamed Faouzi Benzeghiba
TALN 2017, Jun 2017, Orléans, France
Conference papers hal-01623072v1
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Disentangling ASR and MT Errors in Speech Translation

Ngoc-Tien Le , Benjamin Lecouteux , Laurent Besacier
MT Summit 2017, Sep 2017, Nagoya, Japan
Conference papers hal-01580877v1
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SPEECH-COCO: 600k Visually Grounded Spoken Captions Aligned to MSCOCO Data Set

William N Havard , Laurent Besacier , Olivier Rosec
Grounding Language Understanding GLU2017 Workshop (Satellite of Interspeech 2017), Aug 2017, Stockholm, Sweden
Conference papers hal-01580879v1
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Deep Investigation of Cross-Language Plagiarism Detection Methods

Jérémy Ferrero , Laurent Besacier , Didier Schwab , Frédéric Agnès
BUCC, 10th Workshop on Building and Using Comparable Corpora, Aug 2017, Vancouver, Canada
Conference papers hal-01531346v1
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Using Word Embedding for Cross-Language Plagiarism Detection

Jérémy Ferrero , Frédéric Agnès , Laurent Besacier , Didier Schwab
EACL 2017, Apr 2017, Valence, Spain. pp.415 - 421
Conference papers hal-01502146v1

CompiLIG at SemEval-2017 Task 1: Cross-Language Plagiarism Detection Methods for Semantic Textual Similarity

Jérémy Ferrero , Laurent Besacier , Didier Schwab , Frédéric Agnès
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluations (SemEval-2017),, Aug 2017, Vancouver, Canada
Conference papers hal-01531330v1
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Unsupervised Word Discovery Using Attentional Encoder-Decoder Models

Marcely Zanon Boito , Laurent Besacier , Aline Villavicencio
WiNLP workshop, ACL 2017, Jul 2017, Vancouver, Canada
Conference papers hal-02895851v1
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THE ZERO RESOURCE SPEECH CHALLENGE 2017

Ewan Dunbar , Xuan Nga Cao , Juan Benjumea , Julien Karadayi , Mathieu Bernard
IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU), Dec 2017, Okinawa, Japan
Conference papers hal-01664586v1
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LIG-CRIStAL System for the WMT17 Automatic Post-Editing Task

Alexandre Bérard , Olivier Pietquin , Laurent Besacier
Second conference on machine translation (WMT17) during EMNLP 2017, Sep 2017, Copenhague, Denmark
Conference papers hal-01580881v1
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Machine Assisted Analysis of Vowel Length Contrasts in Wolof

Elodie Gauthier , Laurent Besacier , Sylvie Voisin
Interspeech 2017, Aug 2017, Stockholm, Sweden. pp.2138 - 2142, ⟨10.21437/Interspeech.2017-268⟩
Conference papers hal-01580902v1

The Zero Resource Speech Challenge 2017

Ewan Dunbar , Xuan-Nga Cao , Juan Benjumea , Julien Karadayi , Mathieu Bernard
ASRU 2017, Dec 2017, Okinawa, Japan
Conference papers hal-01687504v1
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Automatic Speech Recognition for African Languages with Vowel Length Contrast

Elodie Gauthier , Laurent Besacier , Sylvie Voisin
5th Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages (SLTU), May 2016, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. ⟨10.1016/j.procs.2016.04.041⟩
Conference papers hal-01350040v1
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Joint ASR and MT Features for Quality Estimation in Spoken Language Translation

Ngoc-Tien Le , Benjamin Lecouteux , Laurent Besacier
International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation, Dec 2016, Seattle, United States
Conference papers hal-01408087v1
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First Automatic Fongbe Continuous Speech Recognition System: Development of Acoustic Models and Language Models

Fréjus a A Laleye , Laurent Besacier , Eugène C Ezin , Cina C Motamed
2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS), Sep 2016, Gdansk, Poland. pp.477 - 482, ⟨10.15439/2016F153⟩
Conference papers hal-01436788v1
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Parallel Speech Collection for Under-resourced Language Studies Using the Lig-Aikuma Mobile Device App

David Blachon , Elodie Gauthier , Laurent Besacier , Guy-Noël Kouarata , Martine Adda-Decker
Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages (SLTU), May 2016, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. ⟨10.1016/j.procs.2016.04.030⟩
Conference papers hal-01350065v1
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Better Evaluation of ASR in Speech Translation Context Using Word Embeddings

Ngoc-Tien Le , Christophe Servan , Benjamin Lecouteux , Laurent Besacier
Interspeech 2016, Sep 2016, San-Francisco, United States
Conference papers hal-01350102v1
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Amharic Speech Recognition for Speech Translation

Michael Melese , Laurent Besacier , Million Meshesha
Atelier Traitement Automatique des Langues Africaines (TALAF). JEP-TALN 2016, Jul 2016, Paris, France
Conference papers hal-01350050v1
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Inducing Multilingual Text Analysis Tools Using Bidirectional Recurrent Neural Networks

Othman Zennaki , Nasredine Semmar , Laurent Besacier
COLING 2016, ANLP, Dec 2016, Osaka, Japan
Conference papers hal-01374205v1
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LIG-AIKUMA: a Mobile App to Collect Parallel Speech for Under-Resourced Language Studies

Elodie Gauthier , David Blachon , Laurent Besacier , Guy-Noël Kouarata , Martine Adda-Decker
Interspeech 2016 (short demo paper), Sep 2016, San-Francisco, United States
Conference papers hal-01350062v1
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Innovative technologies for under-resourced language documentation: The BULB Project

Gilles Adda , Martine Adda-Decker , Odette Ambouroue , Laurent Besacier , David Blachon
Workshop CCURL 2016 - Collaboration and Computing for Under-Resourced Languages - LREC, May 2016, Portoroz, Slovenia
Conference papers hal-01350124v1
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The CAMOMILE Collaborative Annotation Platform for Multi-modal, Multi-lingual and Multi-media Documents

Johann Poignant , Mateusz Budnik , Hervé Bredin , Claude Barras , Mickael Stefas
LREC 2016 Conference, May 2016, Portoroz, Slovenia
Conference papers hal-01350096v1
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MultiVec: a Multilingual and Multilevel Representation Learning Toolkit for NLP

Alexandre Bérard , Christophe Servan , Olivier Pietquin , Laurent Besacier
The 10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), May 2016, Portoroz, Slovenia
Conference papers hal-01335930v1
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Word2Vec vs DBnary ou comment (ré)concilier représentations distribuées et réseaux lexico-sémantiques ? Le cas de l’évaluation en traduction automatique

Christophe Servan , Zied Elloumi , Hervé Blanchon , Laurent Besacier
TALN 2016, Jul 2016, Paris, France
Conference papers hal-01350101v1
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Collecte de parole pour l’étude des langues peu dotées ou en danger avec l’application mobile Lig-Aikuma

David Blachon , Elodie Gauthier , Laurent Besacier , Guy-Noël Kouarata , Martine Adda-Decker
Atelier Traitement Automatique des Langues Africaines (TALAF). JEP-TALN 2016, Jul 2016, Paris, France
Conference papers hal-01350045v1
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Preliminary Experiments on Unsupervised Word Discovery in Mboshi

Pierre Godard , Gilles Adda , Martine Adda-Decker , Alexandre Allauzen , Laurent Besacier
Interspeech 2016, Sep 2016, San-Francisco, United States
Conference papers hal-01350119v1
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OCR-aided person annotation and label propagation for speaker modeling in TV shows

Mateusz Budnik , Laurent Besacier , Ali Khodabakhsh , Cenk Demiroglu
IEEE ICASSP 2016, Mar 2016, Shangai, China. ⟨10.1109/ICASSP.2016.7472743⟩
Conference papers hal-01350071v1
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A Multilingual, Multi-Style and Multi-Granularity Dataset for Cross-Language Textual Similarity Detection

Jérémy Ferrero , Frédéric Agnès , Laurent Besacier , Didier Schwab
10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, May 2016, Portorož, Slovenia
Conference papers hal-01303135v1
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Deep complementary features for speaker identification in TV broadcast data

Mateusz Budnik , Laurent Besacier , Ali Khodabakhsh , Cenk Demiroglu
Odyssey Workshop 2016, Jun 2016, Bilbao, Spain. ⟨10.21437/Odyssey.2016-21⟩
Conference papers hal-01350068v1
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Word2Vec vs DBnary: Augmenting METEOR using Vector Representations or Lexical Resources?

Christophe Servan , Alexandre Bérard , Zied Elloumi , Hervé Blanchon , Laurent Besacier
COLING 2016, ANLP & ICCL, Dec 2016, Osaka, Japan
Conference papers hal-01376948v1

Breaking the unwritten language barrier: the BULB project

Gilles Adda , Sebastian Stüker , Martine Adda-Decker , Odette Ambouroue , Laurent Besacier
SLTU-2016 5th Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced languages, May 2016, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. ⟨10.1016/j.procs.2016.04.023⟩
Conference papers halshs-01428027v1
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Listen and Translate: A Proof of Concept for End-to-End Speech-to-Text Translation

Alexandre Bérard , Olivier Pietquin , Laurent Besacier , Christophe Servan
NIPS Workshop on end-to-end learning for speech and audio processing, Dec 2016, Barcelona, Spain
Conference papers hal-01408086v1
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Speed perturbation and vowel duration modeling for ASR in Hausa and Wolof languages

Elodie Gauthier , Laurent Besacier , Sylvie Voisin
Interspeech 2016, Sep 2016, San-Francisco, United States
Conference papers hal-01350057v1
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Collecting Resources in Sub-Saharan African Languages for Automatic Speech Recognition: a Case Study of Wolof

Elodie Gauthier , Laurent Besacier , Sylvie Voisin , Michael Melese , Uriel Pascal Elingui
10th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2016), May 2016, Portoroz, Slovenia
Conference papers hal-01350037v1
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Projection Interlingue d'Étiquettes pour l'Annotation Sémantique Non Supervisée

Othman Zennaki , Nasredine Semmar , Laurent Besacier
TALN 2016, Jul 2016, Paris, France
Conference papers hal-01350117v1
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Speech Technologies for African Languages: Example of a Multilingual Calculator for Education

Laurent Besacier , Elodie Gauthier , Mathieu Mangeot , Philippe Bretier , Paul Bagshaw
Interspeech 2015 (short demo paper), Sep 2015, Dresden, Germany
Conference papers hal-01170505v1
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Unsupervised and Lightly Supervised Part-of-Speech Tagging Using Recurrent Neural Networks

Othman Zennaki , Nasredine Semmar , Laurent Besacier
29th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC), Oct 2015, Shangai, China
Conference papers hal-01350113v1
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Utilisation de mesures de confiance pour améliorer le décodage en traduction de parole

Laurent Besacier , Benjamin Lecouteux , Ngoc Luong Quang
Traitement Automatique du Langage Naturel (TALN), Jun 2015, Caen, France
Conference papers hal-01150044v1
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Spoken language translation graphs re-decoding using automatic quality assessment

Laurent Besacier , Benjamin Lecouteux , Ngoc-Quang Luong , Ngoc-Tien Le
IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU), Dec 2015, Scotsdale, AZ, United States. ⟨10.1109/ASRU.2015.7404804⟩
Conference papers hal-01289158v1
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An Open Source Toolkit for Word-level Confidence Estimation in Machine Translation

Christophe Servan , Ngoc-Tien Le , Ngoc Quang Luong , Benjamin Lecouteux , Laurent Besacier
The 12th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT'15), Dec 2015, Da Nang, Vietnam
Conference papers hal-01244477v1
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Unsupervised Active Learning For Video Annotation

Emre Demir , Zehra Cataltepe , Umit Ekmekci , Mateusz Budnik , Laurent Besacier
ICML Active Learning Workshop 2015, Jul 2015, Lille, France
Conference papers hal-01350092v1
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LIG at MediaEval 2015 Multimodal Person Discovery in Broadcast TV Task

Mateusz Budnik , Bahjat Safadi , Laurent Besacier , Georges Quénot , Ali Khodabakhsh
MediaEval 2015 Workshop, Sep 2015, Wurzen, Germany
Conference papers hal-01350079v1

Phoneme-based English-Amharic Statistical Machine Translation

Mulu Gebreegziabher , Laurent Besacier
IEEE AFRICON 2015., 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Conference papers hal-01350029v1
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Utilisation des réseaux de neurones récurrents pour la projection interlingue d'étiquettes morpho-syntaxiques à partir d'un corpus parallèle

Othman Zennaki , Nasredine Semmar , Laurent Besacier
TALN 2015, Jul 2015, Caen, France
Conference papers hal-01350115v1
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METEOR For Multiple Target Languages Using DBnary

Zied Elloumi , Hervé Blanchon , Gilles Serasset , Laurent Besacier
MT Summit 2015, Nov 2015, Miami, United States
Conference papers hal-01350109v1
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Collaborative Annotation for Person Identification in TV Shows

Matheuz Budnik , Laurent Besacier , Johann Poignant , Hervé Bredin , Claude Barras
Interspeech 2015 (short demo paper), Sep 2015, Dresden, Germany
Conference papers hal-01170513v1