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Technical Committee on Natural Language Understanding and Models of Communication (NLC) [schedule] [select]
Chair Koichi Takeuchi (Okayama Univ.)
Vice Chair Hiroshi Kanayama (IBM), Makoto Ichise (NTT DoCoMo)
Secretary Takeshi Sakaki (Univ. of Tokyo/Hottolink), Yasuhiko Watanabe (Ryukoku Univ.)
Assistant Kazutaka Shimada (Kyushu Inst. of Tech.), Ryuichiro Higashinaka (NTT)

Technical Committee on Speech (SP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Kazunori Mano (Shibaura Inst. of Tech.)
Vice Chair Norihide Kitaoka (Tokushima Univ.)
Secretary Koji Iwano (Tokyo City Univ.), Tetsuya Takiguchi (Kobe Univ.)
Assistant Takashi Nose (Tohoku Univ.), Taichi Asami (NTT)

Special Interest Group on Natural Language (IPSJ-NL) [schedule] [select]
Chair Kentaro Inui (Tohoku Univ.)
Secretary Yuki Arase (Osaka Univ.), Naoaki Okazaki (Tohoku Univ.), Toshiya Kimura (Mixi Co. Ltd.), Mamoru Komachi (Tokyo Met. Univ.), Shinsuke Mori (Kyoto Univ.)

Special Interest Group on Spoken Language Processing (IPSJ-SLP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Koichi Shinoda
Secretary Akinobu Lee, Hiroaki Nanjo

Conference Date Wed, Dec 2, 2015 10:00 - 18:00
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 08:50 - 16:55
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 09:30 - 15:50
Topics The Second Natural Language Processing Symposium & The 17th Spoken Language Symposium 
Conference Place First Floor of the 4th Building, Nagoya Institute of Technology 
Transportation Guide JR Chuoh-sen Tsurumai Station, or Subway Tsurumai-sen, Tsurumai Station
Associate Prof. Lee Akinobu
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Wed, Dec 2 AM 
10:00 - 12:50
10:00-10:25 Voice Conversion based on Projection to Speaker Space Bases constructed by Deep Neural Network SP2015-70 Tetsuya Hashimoto, Yosuke Kashiwagi, Daisuke Saito, Minematsu Nobuaki (UTokyo)
10:25-10:50 Simultaneous Modelling of Acoustic, Phonetic, Speaker Features Using Improved Three-Way Restricted Boltzmann Machine SP2015-71 Toru Nakashika (UEC), Tetsuya Takiguchi (Kobe Univ.)
10:50-11:15 Parallel Dictionary Learning for Voice Conversion Using Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers SP2015-72 Ryo Aihara, Tetsuya Takiguchi, Yasuo Ariki (Kobe Univ.)
11:15-11:40 Evaluation and Analysis of Duration Correction for Non-Native Speech Based on Waveform Modification SP2015-73 Shinya Kura, Shinnosuke Takamichi (NAIST), Tomoki Toda (NAIST/Nagoya Univ.), Graham Neubig, Sakriani Sakti, Satoshi Nakamura (NAIST)
  11:40-12:50 Break ( 70 min. )
Wed, Dec 2 PM 
12:50 - 13:55
12:50-13:50 [Invited Talk]
When will computer speech technologies exceed human abilities ? SP2015-74
Seiichi Nakagawa (TUT)
  13:50-13:55 Break ( 5 min. )
Wed, Dec 2 PM 
13:55 - 15:15
13:55-14:20 Automation of high performance system building for large vocabulary speech recognition using evolution strategy with pareto optimality SP2015-75 Takafumi Moriya, Tomohiro Tanaka, Takahiro Shinozaki (Tokyo Tech), Shinji Watanabe (MERL), Kevin Duh (NAIST)
14:20-14:45 Investigation of DNN Based Distant-Talking Speech Enhancement SP2015-76 Zeyan Oo, Longbiao Wang, Masahiro Iwahashi (NUT)
(8) 14:45-15:10  
  15:10-15:15 Break ( 5 min. )
Wed, Dec 2 PM 
15:15 - 16:30
(9) 15:15-16:15  
  16:15-16:30 Break ( 15 min. )
Wed, Dec 2 PM 
16:30 - 18:00
16:30-18:00 Distant-talking speech recognition by reverberation-aware denoising autoencoder SP2015-77 Yuma Ueda (Shizuoka Univ.), Longbiao Wang (Nagaoka Univ.), Atsuhiko Kai (Shizuoka Univ.)
16:30-18:00 Evaluation of estimation accuracy of vocal tract shape by using FDTD simulation in extraction method of vocal tract area function SP2015-78 Takaaki Kondo, Hideki Banno, Kensaku Asahi (Meijo Univ.)
16:30-18:00 An analysis of difference among singers in kurtosis of LPC residual spectrum of breathy vowel voice SP2015-79 Masahiro Itou, Hideki Banno, Kensaku Asahi (Meijo Univ.)
(13) 16:30-18:00  
(14) 16:30-18:00  
(15) 16:30-18:00  
(16) 16:30-18:00  
Thu, Dec 3 AM 
08:50 - 09:00
(17) 08:50-09:00  
Thu, Dec 3 AM 
09:00 - 10:20
09:00-09:25 Evaluation of text-to-speech system construction for unknown-pronunciation languages SP2015-80 Kei Sawada, Kei Hashimoto, Keiichiro Oura, Yoshihiko Nankaku, Keiichi Tokuda (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
09:25-09:50 Deep Auto-encoder based Low-dimensional Feature Extraction using FFT Spectral Envelopes in Statistical Parametric Speech Synthesis SP2015-81 Shinji Takaki, Junichi Yamagishi (NII)
09:50-10:15 Multi-speaker speech synthesis and speaker adaptation based on deep bidirectional long short-term memory recurrent neural network SP2015-82 Yi Zhao, Nobuaki Minematsu, Daisuke Saito (UTokyo)
  10:15-10:20 Break ( 5 min. )
Thu, Dec 3 AM 
10:20 - 11:25
10:20-11:20 [Invited Talk]
Statistical speech synthesis: past, present and future
Keiichi Tokuda (NITECH)
  11:20-11:25 Break ( 5 min. )
Thu, Dec 3 AM 
11:25 - 11:50
(22) 11:25-11:50  
Thu, Dec 3 AM 
11:50 - 12:40
11:50-12:15 Analyzing the human-human dialog and examining to build WOZ system for estimating the user's willingness to talk SP2015-83 Yuya Chiba, Akinori Ito (Tohoku Univ.)
12:15-12:40 Unsupervised Sentence Compression of Speech Recognition Results Dealing with Speech Recognition Error SP2015-84 Takaaki Sato (NTT), Takanobu Oba (NTT docomo), Hirokazu Masataki, Yushi Aono (NTT)
Thu, Dec 3 PM 
13:30 - 15:30
13:30-15:30 [Poster Presentation]
Extracting Relationship of Meeting Minutes Generated By Speech Recognition System based on phonemes NLC2015-34
Motoki Ito, Seikoh Nishita (Takushoku Univ.)
13:30-15:30 [Poster Presentation]
Harnessing Chat Logs and User Profiles for Recurrent Neural Network Based Casual Conversation Generation NLC2015-35
Mitsuharu Makita, Roman Shtykh (CyberAgent)
13:30-15:30 [Poster Presentation]
A Study of Semantic Role Labels for Annotating Predicate-Argument Structure Thesaurus to BCCWJ NLC2015-36
Koichi Takeuchi (Okayama Univ.)
13:30-15:30 Detection of Mathematical Formula Regions in Images of Scientific Papers by using Deep Learning and OCR NLC2015-37 Shintaro Date, Hideki Isozaki (Okayama Pref. Univ.)
(5) 13:30-15:30  
(6) 13:30-15:30  
  15:30-15:45 Break ( 15 min. )
Thu, Dec 3 PM 
15:45 - 16:55
15:45-15:55 [Invited Lecture]
International Conference Report EMNLP 2015 (1) NLC2015-38
Shinsuke Mori (Kyoto Univ.)
15:55-16:15 [Invited Lecture]
EMNLP 2015 Report (2)
-- In terms of Deep Learning --
Ryo Masumura (NTT)
16:15-16:35 [Invited Lecture]
EMNLP 2015 Report (3)
-- Recent Trends of Morphological Analysis --
Hajime Morita (Kyoto Univ.)
16:35-16:55 [Invited Lecture]
EMNLP 2015 Report (4)
-- Document Summarization --
Hayato Kobayashi (Yahoo)
Fri, Dec 4 AM 
09:30 - 11:30
(11) 09:30-10:00  
(12) 10:00-10:30  
(13) 10:30-11:00  
(14) 11:00-11:30  
  11:30-13:00 Break ( 90 min. )
Fri, Dec 4 PM 
13:00 - 14:00
13:00-13:30 Book Explorer Based on User's Reading/Writing Experience NLC2015-42 Takumi Oikawa, Yasuyuki Sumi (FUN)
13:30-14:00 Summarization of Free Description Questionnaires Using Topic Model NLC2015-43 Yusuke Ota, Takashi Hattori, Tatsuya Hagino (Keio Univ.)
  14:00-14:20 Break ( 20 min. )
Fri, Dec 4 PM 
14:20 - 15:50
(17) 14:20-14:50  
(18) 14:50-15:20  
(19) 15:20-15:50  
  15:50-16:00 Closing Adress ( 10 min. )

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