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A Post-processing Approach to Statistical Word Alignment Reflecting Alignment Tendency between Part-of-speeches

Jae-Hee Lee, Seung-Wook Lee, Gum-Won Hong, Young-Sook Hwang, Sang-Bum Kim, Hae-Chang Rim
2010 International Conference on Computational Linguistics  
In this paper, we attempt to mitigate such problem by reflecting alignment tendency between part-of-speeches to statistical word alignment.  ...  Statistical word alignment often suffers from data sparseness. Part-of-speeches are often incorporated in NLP tasks to reduce data sparseness.  ...  It attempts to answer the following questions: 1) Can the information regarding POS alignment tendency affect the post-processing of word alignment?  ... 
dblp:conf/coling/LeeLHHKR10 fatcat:i5mz6yy6yfanpgncuq4qcfou3i

One-Step Error Detection and Correction Approach for Voice Word Processor

Junhwi CHOI, Seonghan RYU, Kyusong LEE, Gary Geunbae LEE
2015 IEICE transactions on information and systems  
and natural than the two previous interfaces. key words: speech recognition, natural language processing, languages and software systems  ...  We propose a one-step error detection and correction interface for a voice word processor.  ...  To solve this problem, when the previous word or next word of the target region is a meaningless word, the target region is extended based on the bi-gram score of its part-of-speech (POS) † label.  ... 
doi:10.1587/transinf.2014edp7392 fatcat:z4cfod2u4jb2jnhbz2cy7gmmv4

Computerized Analysis of Speech and Language to Identify Psycholinguistic Correlates of Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

Serguei V. S. Pakhomov, Glenn E. Smith, Dustin Chacon, Yara Feliciano, Neill Graff-Radford, Richard Caselli, David S. Knopman
2010 Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology  
Results-Semiautomated measurements of pause-to-word ratio and pronoun-to-noun ratio were able to discriminate between some of the FTLD variants.  ...  Conclusion-Semiautomated language and speech analysis is a promising novel approach to neuropsychologic assessment that offers a valuable contribution to the toolbox of researchers in dementia and other  ...  Precision of Semiautomated Alignment and Part-of-speech Tagging Measurements of speech and language characteristics used by our semiautomated approach rely on the alignment between the transcribed text  ... 
doi:10.1097/wnn.0b013e3181c5dde3 pmid:20829666 pmcid:PMC3365864 fatcat:2btdyg2ehrfoxpfnopob6i565e

EEG Correlates of Song Prosody: A New Look at the Relationship between Linguistic and Musical Rhythm

Reyna L. Gordon, Cyrille L. Magne, Edward W. Large
2011 Frontiers in Psychology  
Song composers incorporate linguistic prosody into their music when setting words to melody, a process called "textsetting."  ...  for processing music and speech.  ...  Post hoc tests revealed that misaligned led to a larger difference in the RTs (p = 0.009) compared to well-aligned, and varied vs. wellaligned also approached significance (post hoc p = 0.0535).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00352 pmid:22144972 pmcid:PMC3225926 fatcat:bn4chyv6g5f2jg3oudsjzeemey

Cooperation via communication: Influencing vocal alignment in conversation

Elliot Pollack, Elizabeth D. Casserly
2017 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Conversational partners align on a variety of speech factors including word choice, syntax, and rate of speech.  ...  The discrepancy between Speakers' divergence in the acoustic measure and their rated convergence in the perceptual measure reveals a potential hierarchy of speech factors that we use to assess alignment  ...  Thank you to Olivia Wang, Rachel Scheub, and Annelise Pedro for helping me to pilot my experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.5014216 fatcat:ambmvoty2veihhbth7iuhb4bzu

Contributions to the Genealogical World of Phylogenetic Networks in 2016

Johann-Mattis List
2019 Zenodo  
These are all my 12 monthly contributions to the Genealogical World of Phylogenetic Networks for the year 2016.  ...  recent research on bipartite networks, however, we may have some hope that the mysterious waves in historical linguistics may not only find a formal model of representation, but even bring us to the point  ...  where we gain new insights into the history of our languages.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2552205 fatcat:mj3h2iz7yvemvho72hhxpch6aa

Intonation in Spanish Classroom-style Didactic Speech

Rajiv Rao
2011 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
In this case, phonetic cues are produced to create special emphasis on words that are of particular interest to students when answering oral comprehension questions on a written exam.  ...  The concluding remarks hope to spark future perceptual studies that will help us gain a more complete picture of how didactic speech benefits learners with low levels of proficiency.  ...  An example of a word illustrating narrow focus tendencies in didactic speech is provided in Figure 3 .  ... 
doi:10.4304/jltr.2.3.493-507 fatcat:b5ehqerwrja47hq7lw5ithduji

Cascade or Direct Speech Translation? A Case Study

Thierry Etchegoyhen, Haritz Arzelus, Harritxu Gete, Aitor Alvarez, Iván G. Torre, Juan Manuel Martín-Doñas, Ander González-Docasal, Edson Benites Fernandez
2022 Applied Sciences  
Leveraging on deep learning approaches to natural language processing, recent studies have explored the potential of direct end-to-end neural modelling to perform the speech translation task.  ...  Speech translation has been traditionally tackled under a cascade approach, chaining speech recognition and machine translation components to translate from an audio source in a given language into text  ...  , with WER scores assumed to reflect the percentage of ASR errors that may impact a cascaded MT model.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12031097 fatcat:wfn7wfe7izb6ncepopuj3n4c5q

Association for Computational Linguistics [chapter]

G. Hirst
2006 Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics  
The lecturers have been invited to write papers on all aspects of computational approaches to Natural Language Processing. The papers received have been revised and prepared to compose this issue.  ...  We also appreciate and give a special thanks to the support from the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). We hope you enjoy reading the memories of the Workshop!  ...  or Part-Of-Speech.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b0-08-044854-2/05234-2 fatcat:bbncnskzhvhxtbfdk5ftli7gva

A Chaotic Neural Network Model for English Machine Translation Based on Big Data Analysis

Qianyu Cao, Hanmei Hao, Syed Hassan Ahmed
2021 Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience  
and adjusting the word order to deal with the passive voice, and deal with semitechnical terms by appropriately selecting word meanings in postediting.  ...  The errors of machine translation in computer science and technology text abstracts are systematically categorized, and the corresponding post-translation editing strategies are proposed to provide reference  ...  Acknowledgments is study was supported by Trial and Practice of Technology Enhanced College English Teaching, sponsored by Sichuan Social Science Research Program (SC16WY006).  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/3274326 fatcat:2jw7infktff3ro67eo5d76iwde

Syllable Complexity and Morphological Synthesis: A Well-Motivated Positive Complexity Correlation Across Subdomains

Shelece Easterday, Matthew Stave, Marc Allassonnière-Tang, Frank Seifart
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
While the findings of the corpus study are limited in their statistical power, the observed tendencies are consistent with our predictions.  ...  To test this, we conduct a typological survey of 95 diverse languages and a corpus study of 21 languages with substantive (predominantly >10,000 words) corpora from the DoReCo project.  ...  For files with morpheme-level part-of-speech tags, to identify word classes, all part-of-speech tags in each corpus were associated with their corresponding word class (e.g., verb, noun, adverb, conjunction  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.638659 pmid:33815224 pmcid:PMC8010299 fatcat:7irb24bytnahxhjejugoo5muv4

Changes Of Word Class During Translation -- Insights From A Combined Analysis Of Corpus, Keystroke Logging And Eye-Tracking Data [chapter]

Tatiana Serbina, Sven Hintzen, Paula Niemietz, Stella Neumann
2017 Zenodo  
Drawing upon the data collected in a translation experiment, this study combines product- and process-based analyses of translations with a focus on word class shifts.  ...  We also use the complementary eye-tracking data to test our initial assumptions about the cognitive processing associated with nouns, verbs and shifts between these two word classes.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank Arndt Heilmann for the valuable discussions of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1090967 fatcat:zkdpkjl3kjgnpjapx5td75hawa

Comparing EEG Analyses with Different Epoch Alignments in an Auditory Lexical Decision Experiment

Louis ten Bosch, Kimberley Mulder, Lou Boves
2020 Interspeech 2020  
Consequently, processes tied to stimulus offset are not appropriately aligned and might get lost in the averaging process.  ...  However, in many lexical decision experiments the duration of the speech stimuli varies substantially.  ...  Subsequently, we subjected the channels and time intervals with the largest post-hoc contrasts to a detailed statistical analyses, using a shifting window approach [24, 25] with linear mixed effects  ... 
doi:10.21437/interspeech.2020-2450 dblp:conf/interspeech/BoschMB20 fatcat:sv4k2atwwba77facishlooc7ey

Statistical machine translation enhancements through linguistic levels

Marta R. Costa-Jussà, Mireia Farrús
2014 ACM Computing Surveys  
One of the most popular approaches is the Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) approach, which tries to cover translation in a holistic manner by learning from parallel corpus aligned at the sentence  ...  This article represents a survey of how the SMT has been enhanced to perform translation correctly at all linguistic levels.  ...  Certainly, evaluation is an essential part in the translation task, and if the tendency of using hybrid approaches involving linguistic features in statistical systems has currently a renewed interest,  ... 
doi:10.1145/2518130 fatcat:cy6cud32tjgvjjsgiiv5aj65zi

Prosody, melody and rhythm in vocal music: The problem of textsetting in a linguistic perspective

2015 Linguistics in the Netherlands  
The last decades have witnessed a shift from anecdotal remarks concerning the "marriage" of music and lyrics in songs towards a more scientific approach to the matter.  ...  It is addressed to a wide audience of linguists interested in the relationship between language and music and points to the challenges that await the further development of this field of studies under  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank François Dell and two anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments on an earlier draft of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1075/avt.32.09pro fatcat:eecdzjd4rbf2fbo3nleuz4n64u
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