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Technical Committee on Natural Language Understanding and Models of Communication (NLC) [schedule] [select]
Chair Tetsuya Nasukawa (IBM)
Vice Chair Kazuhide Yamamoto (Nagaoka Univ. of Tech.), Hiroshi Masuichi (fujixerox)
Secretary Tadashi Yanagihara (KDDI R&D Labs.), Koichi Takeuchi (Okayama Univ.)
Assistant Hiromitsu Nishizaki (Univ. of Yamanashi)

Technical Committee on Speech (SP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Yasuo Ariki (Kobe Univ.)
Vice Chair Yoichi Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ.)
Secretary Norihide Kitaoka (Nagoya Univ.), Hideaki Kikuchi (Waseda Univ.)
Assistant Hideki Banno (Meijo Univ.), Atsunori Ogawa (NTT)

Special Interest Group on Spoken Language Processing (IPSJ-SLP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Tatsuya Kawahara (Kyoto Univ.)
Secretary Makoto Shozakai (Asahi Kasei), Tetsuya Takiguchi (Kobe Univ.), Koji Iwano (Tokyo City Univ.)

Conference Date Mon, Dec 20, 2010 13:00 - 18:10
Tue, Dec 21, 2010 10:00 - 18:10
Topics Information Access, Speech and Language Processing, etc. 
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Mon, Dec 20 PM 
13:00 - 13:05
Mon, Dec 20 PM 
13:05 - 14:20
(1) 13:05-13:30  
(2) 13:30-13:55  
(3) 13:55-14:20  
  14:20-14:35 Break ( 15 min. )
Mon, Dec 20 PM 
14:35 - 16:15
14:35-15:00 Detection of back-channel feedback timings based on consistently tagged spoken dialogue corpus NLC2010-15 SP2010-88 Tomohiro Ohno, Yuki Kamiya, Shigeki Matsubara (Nagoya Univ.)
15:00-15:25 Evaluation of spotting algorithm constrained by keyword co-occurrence for dialogue systems NLC2010-16 SP2010-89 Aki Kato, Yoshihiko Nankaku, Akinobu Lee, Keiichi Tokuda (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
(6) 15:25-15:50  
15:50-16:15 Trigram dialogue control using POMDPs NLC2010-17 SP2010-90 Yasuhiro Minami, Ryuichiro Higashinaka, Kohji Dohsaka, Toyomi Meguro, Akira Mori, Eisaku Maeda (NTT Corp.)
  16:15-16:30 Break ( 15 min. )
Mon, Dec 20 PM 
16:30 - 18:10
16:30-16:55 Noise suppression method based on noise bias-residual decomposition and optimization NLC2010-18 SP2010-91 Masakiyo Fujimoto, Shinji Watanabe, Tomohiro Nakatani (NTT Corp.)
(9) 16:55-17:20  
17:20-17:45 Robust Acoustic Modeling Using MLLR Transformation-based Speech Feature Generation NLC2010-19 SP2010-92 Arata Itoh, Sunao Hara, Norihide Kitaoka, Kazuya Takeda (Nagoya Univ.)
17:45-18:10 The Digital Characteristics of Vocal Language
-- The Automata Generated by Digital Signals and Coding Mechanisms --
NLC2010-20 SP2010-93
Kimiaki Tokumaru (System Engineer)
Tue, Dec 21 AM 
10:00 - 10:50
(12) 10:00-10:25  
(13) 10:25-10:50  
  10:50-11:05 Break ( 15 min. )
Tue, Dec 21 AM 
11:05 - 11:55
11:05-11:30 Evaluation of Successive Rapid Hypothesis Determination Algorithm for Continuous Word Recognition NLC2010-21 SP2010-94 Hiroyuki Ohno (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.), Hiroshi Kojima (Nagoya Inst. of Tech/Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.), Yoshihiko Nankaku, Akinobu Lee, Keiichi Tokuda (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
11:30-11:55 Voice Recognition Method Based on Features of Consonant Using Pipelined Matching Circuit NLC2010-22 SP2010-95 Jun Nonaka, Keita Okamoto, Hakaru Tamukoh, Masatoshi Sekine (Tokyo Univ. of Agr and Tech.)
  11:55-13:00 Break ( 65 min. )
Tue, Dec 21 PM 
13:00 - 13:55
(16) 13:00-13:55 [Invited Talk]
Building Watson
-- Can a Computer Compete against the Best Human Contestants in the TV Quiz Show --
NLC2010-23 SP2010-96
Hiroshi Kanayama (IBM Japan)
  13:55-14:00 Break ( 5 min. )
Tue, Dec 21 PM 
14:00 - 14:55
(17) 14:00-14:55  
  14:55-15:10 Break ( 15 min. )
Tue, Dec 21 PM 
15:10 - 16:25
(18) 15:10-15:35  
15:35-16:00 Towards the Domain Independent Why Text Segment Classification by Bag of Grammar and Rule Based Hybrid Model NLC2010-24 SP2010-97 Katsuyuki Tanaka, Tetsuya Takiguchi, Yasuo Ariki (Kobe Univ)
(20) 16:00-16:25  
  16:25-16:40 Break ( 15 min. )
Tue, Dec 21 PM 
16:40 - 18:10
(21) 16:40-18:10  
16:40-18:10 Spoken Dialogue Manager Using Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes with Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning NLC2010-25 SP2010-98 Yasuhide Kishimoto, Tetsuya Takiguchi, Yasuo Ariki (Kobe Univ.)
(23) 16:40-18:10  
(24) 16:40-18:10  
(25) 16:40-18:10  
(26) 16:40-18:10  
(27) 16:40-18:10  
16:40-18:10 A Voice Conversion Method Using Individuality of Sound Source NLC2010-26 SP2010-99 Akihito Uemura, Jun Toyama (Hokkaidou Univ.)
(29) 16:40-18:10  
(30) 16:40-18:10  
(31) 16:40-18:10  
16:40-18:10 Non-negative matrix factorization of segmental STRAIGHT speech spectrograms NLC2010-27 SP2010-100 Makoto Koseki, Kazunori Mano (Shibaura Inst. of Tech.)
16:40-18:10 Study on HMM-based F0 Coding for Very Low Bit-Rate Vocoder NLC2010-28 SP2010-101 Takashi Nose, Masashi Kumamoto, Takao Kobayashi (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.)
16:40-18:10 Iterative basis generation and supervised non-negative matrix factorization for signal analysis NLC2010-29 SP2010-102 Toru Nakashika, Tetsuya Takiguchi, Yasuo Ariki (Kobe Univ.)

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