KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 6-8 June, 2012
Symposium program and presentations
Available presentations are downloadable in pdf by clicking on the presenter name or paper title.
Regular oral presentations (Presentation sessions 1,2 and 3) are limited to 10 minutes plus questions (total of 14 minutes, including speaker switch).
A presentation computer, projector and audio equipment is available on-site.
Presenters are encouraged to use the presentation computer in order to avoid problems and delays when changing computer.
The demo session will give the symposium participants hands-on experience with commercial or research software focused on computer-assisted pronunciation training.
Demos that have not been introduced in regular or key-note presentations will be presented in a speed talk of 2 minutes, before the hands-on part of the demo session.
Presenters who wish may use posters to accompany their demos.
Session 1: Analysis methods, Thu June 7, 11:15-12:00
Christos Koniaris, Olov Engwall and Giampiero Salvi:
....On the Benefit of Using Auditory Modeling for Diagnostic Evaluation of Pronunciations
Amalia Zahra, Joao P. Cabral, Mark Kane and Julie Carson-Berndsen:
....Automatic Classification of Pronunciation Errors Using Decision Trees and Speech Recognition Technology
Keelan Evanini and Becky Huang:
....Automatic Detection of [th] Pronunciation Errors for Chinese Learners of English
Session 2: Articulation-based analysis and feedback, Thu June 7, 14:30-15:10
Tsuneo Nitta, Silasak Manosavan, Yurie Iribe, Kouichi Katsurada, Ryoko Hayashi and Chunyue Zhu:
.... Pronunciation Training by Extracting Articulatory-Movement from Speech
....Pronunciation analysis by acoustic-to-articulatory feature inversion
Sherif Abdou, Mohsen Rashwan, Kamal Jambi and Hassanin Al-Barhamtoshy:
....Enhancing the Confidence Measure for An Arabic Pronunciation Verfication System
Session 3: CAPT systems and user variations, Fri June 8, 11:15-12:10
Sherif Abdou and Mohsen Rashwan:
....Performance Evaluations For A Computer Aided Pronunciation Learning System
....A Game on Pronunciation Feedback in Facebook
Mark Kane, Zeeshan Ahmed and Julie Carson-Berndsen:
....Underspecification in Pronunciation Variation
Mansour Alsulaiman, Mohamed Bencherif, Ghassan Al Shatter, Saad Al-Kahtani, Ghulam Muhammad, Zulfiqar Butt and Mohamed Al-Gabri:
.... Automatic identification of Arabic L2 Learners Origin
Demo session, Fri June 8, 13:30-15:00
....The Danish Simulator - learning language and culture through gaming
Joao Cabral, Mark Kane, Zeeshan Ahmed, Mohamed Abou-Zleikha, Eva Szekely, Amalia Zahara, Kalu Ogbureke, Peter Cahill, Julie Carson-Berndsen and Stephan Schlogl:
....Using the Wizard-of-Oz Framework in a Pronunciation Training System for Providing User Feedback and Instructions
Jacques Koreman, Olaf Husby and Preben Wik:
....Comparing sound inventories for CAPT
....Dialogue of the Day
....Alelo language and culture learning products
....Carnegie Speech NativeAccent
....Rosetta Stone ReFLEX