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Hierarchical Classification for Spoken Arabic Dialect Identification using Prosody: Case of Algerian Dialects [article]

Soumia Bougrine and Hadda Cherroun and Djelloul Ziadi
2017 arXiv   pre-print
According to these analysis findings, we propose a Hierarchical classification approach for spoken Arabic algerian Dialect IDentification (HADID).  ...  Furthermore, overall results evidence the suitability of our prosody-based HADID for speaker independent dialect identification while requiring less than 6s test utterances.  ...  We have also designed a prosody-based Hierarchical Arabic Dialect IDentification These results prove its suitability for Arabic Dialect IDentification (ADID).  ... 
arXiv:1703.10065v1 fatcat:maldlrx4gvgcforrsgklgy5mtu

Systematic Literature Review of Dialectal Arabic: Identification and Detection

Ashraf Elnagar, Sane Yagi, Ali Bou Nassif, Ismail Shahin, Said A. Salloum
2021 IEEE Access  
Ziadi, "Prosody-based spoken Algerian Arabic dialect identification," Procedia Comput. Sci., vol. 128, pp. 9-17, 2018. [178] C. Zhang, Q. Zhang, and J. H. L.  ...  Unsupervised parts of speech tagging, linguistically hypercorrecting, vowel-based spelling variation, dialect identification, function-based web harvesting, base phrase chunking for dialectal Arabic, and  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3059504 fatcat:d7dkxmdehzcq5d7fej7icyy6rq

Study the Influence of Gender and Age in Recognition of Emotions from Algerian Dialect Speech

Horkous Houari, Mhania Guerti
2020 Traitement du signal  
In this work, the influence of gender and age on the speech emotions recognition in Algerian Dialect is studied.  ...  An Algerian Dialect Emotional Database (ADED) is used in this work. ADED database is exploited for extracting the features that used in the systems of recognition and classification.  ...  The Algerian dialect has been applied with other Arabic dialects [7] . An approach that identifies Arabic Algerian dialects is constructed; this approach based on prosodic speech information [8] .  ... 
doi:10.18280/ts.370308 fatcat:33slc5zpnfbcneqj6ft6rrb5nu

Algerian Women's Būqālah Poetry: Oral Literature, Cultural Politics, and Anti-Colonial Resistance

Susan Slyomovics
2014 Journal of Arabic Literature  
What are the ways in which an intimate ritual-one linked to orality, the divinatory, women's poesis, and the Algerian Arabic dialect-begins to carry political meanings during the War of Independence and  ...  This essay considers the shift from orality to a written archive of French and Algerian collections of būqālah poems by focusing on analyses of Algerian Arabic oral literature as an expression of feminine  ...  over Algerian Arabic dialect.  ... 
doi:10.1163/1570064x-12341283 fatcat:hoxm2p26mnfw5ld4fuaur2i7ny

Investigating Arabic Pragmatic Markers in Spoken Discourse: A Literature Review

Yaseen Azi
2018 International Journal of Linguistics  
Based on the literature review, treating the phenomena as PMs will provide us with a more comprehensive approach towards the study of that particular phenomena in Arabic dialects; such an approach does  ...  Generally speaking, the current paper demonstrates a detailed and critical exploration of Arabic pragmatic markers (PMs) in spoken discourse.  ...  Twenty-four males aged 25-56 participated in the study; they spoke three different Arabic dialects: Algerian Arabic, Moroccan Arabic, and Egyptian Arabic.  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijl.v10i2.12963 fatcat:riylpw63jrhu3gn3tawvrgw53i

A Panoramic Survey of Natural Language Processing in the Arab World [article]

Kareem Darwish and Nizar Habash and Mourad Abbas and Hend Al-Khalifa and Huseein T. Al-Natsheh and Samhaa R. El-Beltagy and Houda Bouamor and Karim Bouzoubaa and Violetta Cavalli-Sforza and Wassim El-Hajj and Mustafa Jarrar and Hamdy Mubarak
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The term natural language refers to any system of symbolic communication (spoken, signed or written) without intentional human planning and design.  ...  Arabic, the primary language of the Arab world and the religious language of millions of non-Arab Muslims is somewhere in the middle of this continuum.  ...  Using Prosody and Phonotactics in Arabic Dialect Identification.  ... 
arXiv:2011.12631v3 fatcat:cfycp2j6r5gu3a66zu27fo3vya

Page 445 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 24, Issue 1 [page]

1990 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
Pisoni’s pre- dictions supported; 9000101 Paleolinguistics Arabic proverb history/attestation, 2nd/8th century; 9001870 Codex Cumanicus lexical items translation; 9001859 Cretan payment verbs, 7th-/Ist  ...  word reading accuracy remediation, oral fluent model use, reading-deficient senior high school students; 9000653 Van Heule, Christiaen, De Nederduytsche spraec-konst (The Dutch Grammar); orthography/prosody  ... 

A Cross-linguistic Study of Prepositions in Persian and English: The Effect of Transfer

Masoud Mahmoodzadeh
2012 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
Thus, Algerian learners rely on Standard Arabic, in addition to French and Algerian Arabic prepositional knowledge in order to acquire English language prepositions.  ...  Through a designed test consisting of twenty sentences, she concluded that Standard Arabic is not the only source of transfer for Algerian learners since they transfer from French and Algerian Arabic as  ... 
doi:10.4304/tpls.2.4.734-740 fatcat:q4xotiz7orf5rclpa7fximsmhe

Role of segmental and suprasegmental cues in the perception of maghrebian-acented French

Belynda Brahimi, Philippe Boula de Mareuil, Cedric Gendrot
2004 Interspeech 2004   unpublished
Results obtained with French listeners (accent degree rating task) and Algerian listeners (origin identification task) converge and suggest that the articulation of phonemes overrides prosody to account  ...  The methodology we propose, based on the prosody transplantation paradigm, can be applied to different languages or language varieties.  ...  To complete the survey, let us cite a few additional studies on the identification of Arabic dialects [14; 15] .  ... 
doi:10.21437/interspeech.2004-153 fatcat:quaaa4aprncmbfpibmshzvdgca

Cross Palaeographic Traditions. Some Examples from Old Christian Arabic Sources [chapter]

Paolo La Spisa, Dmitry Bondarev, Alessandro Gori, Lameen Souag
2019 Creating Standards  
deeply influenced by Arabic prosody.  ...  The author of the credo must have spoken this dialect because he was active as a madrasa teacher in Linxia.  ...  with the exception of the letter ṭāʾ with three dots, none of these attempts can be seen as really successful; 民 179, 198, 200 Fig. 6, 201, 202, 207, 210, 213 Ibn Muqla (d. 940) Lanyin Mandarin (dialect  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110639063-004 fatcat:2s5tg4kjnzhttd7dd6erptosy4

Novel compounding and the emergence of structure in two young sign languages

Oksana Tkachman, Irit Meir
2018 Glossa  
Elicitation items in Modern Hebrew and the local dialect of spoken Arabic (Note: both Hebrew and Arabic script is written from right to left. The English gloss follows the word order, left to right.  ...  as genuine ABSL compounds (the interested reader can find both Hebrew and Arabic (the local dialect) translations of all elicitation items in Appendix 8).  ... 
doi:10.5334/gjgl.632 fatcat:52tpqg7bvrafhdzgniesjfcdru

Spoken Arabic dialect identification using phonotactic modeling

Fadi Biadsy, Julia Hirschberg, Nizar Habash
2009 Proceedings of the EACL 2009 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages - Semitic '09   unpublished
The other variants are informal spoken dialects that are the media of communication for daily life.  ...  Arabic dialects differ substantially from MSA and each other in terms of phonology, morphology, lexical choice and syntax.  ...  This material is based upon work supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) under Contract No. HR0011-06-C-0023 (approved for public release, distribution unlimited).  ... 
doi:10.3115/1621774.1621784 fatcat:qjqm6fevyjh2tdptr7x65kd5g4

Language attitudes, accentedness and comprehensibility: a sociolinguistic study of Arabic and Arabic-accented English [article]

Muneir Gwasmeh, University Of Canterbury
spoken in many different Arab countries.  ...  The linguistic study of Arabic has often focused on the relation between Fusha (Standard Arabic) and ammiyya (the vernacular spoken Arabic varieties).  ...  Algerian, etc.  ... 
doi:10.26021/11442 fatcat:h2om4g2ee5hudcosmagw3x2tnu

Automatic Dialect and Accent Recognition and its Application to Speech Recognition

Fadi Biadsy
We test our best performing approach on four broad Arabic dialects, ten Arabic sub-dialects, American English vs. Indian English accents, American English Southern vs.  ...  We first analyze the effectiveness of approaches to language identification that have been successfully employed by that community, applying them here to dialect identification.  ...  For example, Algerian Arabic has many influences from Berber as well as French.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8m61s68 fatcat:36dxhrzinngkfelxtr6harp7by

Section 3: The Arabian Peninsula [chapter]

2017 The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music  
A member of the Afro-Asiatic language family, Berber is related both to Semitic languages, among them Arabic, Hebrew, and Aramaic, and to ancient Egyptian, Coptic, and the Cushitic dialects spoken in Ethiopia  ...  (Aramaic is the language thought to have been spoken by Jesus.)  ...  Various Judeo-Arabic dialects, which also incorporate elements from Hebrew and European languages, predominate.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315086460-24 fatcat:b5dm7bgxfzcjvm2vbkijzydbha
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