ElPaCo at Dutch Speech Tech Day

The ElPaCo project is represented at the first installment of Dutch Speech Tech Day, a new event that “connects students, researchers, developers and users of speech technology in the Netherlands.”

We’ll be presenting a poster How we talk: lessons for interactive speech technology. In keeping with the goal of the Speech Tech Day to share the latest insights, our poster provides a broad-ranging overview of recent work in the Elementary Particles of Conversation project. It summarizes work from the following papers :

  • Dingemanse, M., & Liesenfeld, A. (2022). From text to talk: Harnessing conversational corpora for humane and diversity-aware language technology. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers), 5614–5633. Dublin: Association for Computational Linguistics. doi: 10.18653/v1/2022.acl-long.385
  • Liesenfeld, A., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). Building and curating conversational corpora for diversity-aware language science and technology. Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2022), 1178–1192. Marseille. doi: 10.48550/arXiv.2203.03399
  • Liesenfeld, A., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). Bottom-up discovery of structure and variation in response tokens (‘backchannels’) across diverse languages. Proceeding of Interspeech 2022. 2022. doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2022-11288
  • Lopez, A., Liesenfeld, A., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). Evaluation of Automatic Speech Recognition for Conversational Speech in Dutch, English and German: What Goes Missing? Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS 2022). Potsdam.