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Technical Committee on Speech (SP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Satoru Hayamizu (Gifu Univ.)
Vice Chair Hisashi Kawai (KDDI Labs.)
Secretary Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya Univ.), Motoyuki Suzuki (Osaka Inst. of Tech.)
Assistant Masakiyo Fujimoto (NTT), Yamato Ohtani (Toshiba)

Conference Date Wed, Jan 30, 2013 13:30 - 17:15
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 10:00 - 16:45
Topics Speech, Language, and Dialogue, etc. 
Conference Place Kyotanabe Campus, Doshisha University 
Address 1-3 Tatara Miyakodani, Kyotanabe City, 610-0394 Japan
Transportation Guide 15 minutes on foot from the Kintetsu Kodo Station
http://www.doshisha.ac.jp/english/access/tanabe-access.html

Wed, Jan 30 PM 
13:30 - 15:00
(1) 13:30-14:00 A Preliminary Investigation on Improving Chinese Pinyin-to-character Conversion Using MI Based Automatic Lexical Formation Jinsong Zhang (Beijing Language and Culture Univ./NICT), Wei Li (Beijing Language and Culture Univ.), Xiaoyun Wang, Masafumi Nishida, Seiichi Yamamoto (Doshisha Univ.)
(2) 14:00-14:30 A Study on Perceptual Training of Mandarin Tone 2 and Tone 3 by Japanese Learners Jinsong Zhang (Beijing Language and Culture Univ./NICT), Yue Sun (Beijing Language and Culture Univ.), Ting Zou (Leiden Univ.), Xiaoyun Wang, Masafumi Nishida, Seiichi Yamamoto (Doshisha Univ.)
(3) 14:30-15:00 Detection Method of Utterances out-of-Scope for Dialogue-based CALL Systems trained with Learner Corpus Yu Nagai, Xiaoyun Wang, Masafumi Nishida, Seiichi Yamamoto (Doshisha Univ.)
  15:00-15:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Wed, Jan 30 PM 
15:15 - 17:15
(4) 15:15-15:45 Speaker Recognition Using Formant of Vowels Naoyuki Urakami, Yuta Shoji, Jun Shiraishi, Hironori Yamauchi, Yohei Fukumizu, Tomonori Izumi (Ritsumeikan Univ)
(5) 15:45-16:15 A Study on Speaker Recognition Based on Decomposition of Periodic and Aperiodic Components Yuki Ishikawa, Masafumi Nishida (Doshisha Univ.), Masakiyo Fujimoto (NTT), Seiichi Yamamoto (Doshisha Univ.)
(6) 16:15-16:45 Improvement of context label in HMM-based speech synthesis for Japanese Hiroya Hashimoto, Keikichi Hirose, Nobuaki Minematsu (Univ. of Tokyo)
(7) 16:45-17:15 F0 contour generation using rich context models in HMM-based speech synthesis Shinnosuke Takamichi, Tomoki Toda (NAIST), Yoshinori Shiga (NICT), Sakriani Sakti, Graham Neubig, Satoshi Nakamura (NAIST)
Thu, Jan 31 AM 
10:00 - 12:00
(8) 10:00-10:30 Consideration of relationship between auditory impression and acoustic feature of death growl and scream singing voice Keizo Kato, Akinori Ito (Tohoku Univ.)
(9) 10:30-11:00 The construction of an evaluation scale for singing voice of popular music
-- in Amateur singing voice --
Ai Kanato, Hideaki Kikuchi (Waseda Univ.)
(10) 11:00-11:30 Investigation of correlation between temporal fluctuations of F0 and spectrum in scream vocal style Hironobu Nishiwaki, Hideki Banno, Kensaku Asahi (Meijo Univ.)
(11) 11:30-12:00 Proposals of vibrato feature to reflect magnitude of fluctuations of fundamental frequency and power in singing voice and evaluation method of the feature Chifumi Suzuki, Hideki Banno, Kensaku Asahi, Fumitada Itakura (Meijo Univ), Masanori Morise (Ritsumeikan Univ)
Thu, Jan 31 PM 
13:00 - 14:00
(12) 13:00-14:00 [Invited Talk]
Speaker and style diversification in statistical parametric speech synthesis
Takashi Nose (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.)
  14:00-14:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Thu, Jan 31 PM 
14:15 - 16:45
(13) 14:15-14:45 A study on speaker-normalized style conversion for arbitrary speaker's expressive speech synthesis Hiroki Kanagawa, Takashi Nose, Takao Kobayashi (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.)
(14) 14:45-15:15 A Study on Style Control Based on Multiple-Regression HSMM for Synthesizing Singing Voices with Various Expressivity Takashi Nose, Misa Kanemoto, Tomoki Koriyama, Takao Kobayashi (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.)
(15) 15:15-15:45 A Study on Multi-class Local Prosodic Context for Expressive Prosody Generation Yu Maeno, Takashi Nose, Takao Kobayashi, Tomoki Koriyama (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.), Yusuke Ijima, Hideharu Nakajima, Hideyuki Mizuno, Osamu Yoshioka (NTT)
(16) 15:45-16:15 Labeling of Spoken Dialog for Paralinguistic Information Processing Tomoyuki Shimakawa, Masanori Morise, Yoichi Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ.)
(17) 16:15-16:45 Evaluation and Automatic Estimation of Voice Characteristic Similarity Using Isolated Vowels Shohei Tsujimura, Masanori Morise, Yoichi Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

Announcement for Speakers
General TalkEach speech will have 25 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion.
Invited TalkEach speech will have 50 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

Contact Address and Latest Schedule Information
SP Technical Committee on Speech (SP)   [Latest Schedule]
Contact Address Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya University)
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