Corpora: LREC2002 Workshop on Portability Issues in Human Language Technologies

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    Portability Issues in Human Language Technologies

    Post-conference workshop at LREC 2002;
    Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain;
    Saturday, 1st June 2002, 14:30 - 20:00.

    The Workshop Programme

    14:30 - 14:50 Registration, and preparation of posters

    Oral Session: Portability Issues in Human Language Technologies
    14:50 - 14:55 Bojan Petek, Workshop Welcome and Introduction.
    14:55 - 15:20 Julie Carson-Berndsen,
                          Multilingual Time Maps: Portable Phonotactic Models
    for Speech Technology.
    15:20 - 15:45 Jan Cernocky,
                          Units for Automatic Language Independent Speech
    15:45 - 16:10 Lori Lamel,
                          Some Issues in Speech Recognizer Portability.
    16:10 - 16:35 Steven Bird & Gary Simons,
                          Seven Dimensions of Portability for Language
    Documentation and Description.

    16:35 - 17:00 Break

    Oral Session: HLT and the Coverage of Languages
    17:00 - 17:25 Bojan Petek,
                          Challenges and Oppportunities in Portability of Human
    Language Technologies.
    17:25 - 17:50 Salvador Climent, Miquel Strubell, Marta Torres & Glyn
                          The Atlantis Observatory: Resources Available on the
    Internet to Serve Speakers
                          and Learners of Minority Languages.
    17:50 - 18:15 Kepa Sarasola,
                          Towards the Definition of a Basic Toolkit for HLT.

    Poster Session
    18:15 - 20:00 (7 poster presentations)
    Dafydd Gibbon,
    Ubiquitous Multilingual Corpus Management in Computational Fieldwork.

    Hyo-Kyung Lee,
    A Theory of Portability.

    Fredrik Olsson,
    A Requirement Analysis for an Open Set of Human Language Technology Tasks.

    Jaume Padrell & Jose B. Marino,
    Taking Advantage of Spanish Speech Resources to Improve Catalan Acoustic

    Antonio Ribeiro, Gabriel Lopes & Joao Mexia,
    Portability Issues of Text Alignment Techniques.

    Matjaz Rodman, Bojan Petek & Tom Brondsted,
    SPE Based Selection of Context Dependent Units for Speech Recognition.

    Frieda Steurs,
    VIPTerm: The Virtual Terminology Information Point for the Dutch Language. A
    Supranational Project on Terminology Documentation and Resources.

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