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Technical Committee on Natural Language Understanding and Models of Communication (NLC) [schedule] [select]
Chair Hiroshi Kanayama (IBM)
Vice Chair Takeshi Sakaki (Hottolink), Kazutaka Shimada (Kyushu Inst. of Tech.)
Secretary Yasuhiko Watanabe (Ryukoku Univ.), Ryuichiro Higashinaka (NTT)
Assistant Mitsuo Yoshida (Toyohashi Univ. of Tech.), Takeshi Kobayakawa (NICT)

Technical Committee on Speech (SP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Yoichi Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ.)
Vice Chair Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya Univ.)
Secretary Masafumi Nishida (Shizuoka Univ.), Hideki Banno (Meijo Univ.)
Assistant Kei Hashimoto (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.), Satoshi Kobashikawa (NTT)

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

Special Interest Group on Spoken Language Processing (IPSJ-SLP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Nobuaki Minematsu (Univ. Tokyo)
Secretary Takahiro Shinozaki (Tokyo Inst. of Tech.), Junichi Yamagishi (NII), Takashi Fukuda (IBM Japan)

Conference Date Wed, Dec 20, 2017 10:25 - 18:20
Thu, Dec 21, 2017 09:30 - 18:15
Fri, Dec 22, 2017 10:30 - 15:30
Topics The 4th Natural Language Processing Symposium & The 19th Spoken Language Symposium 
Conference Place Green Computing Systems Research Organization, Waseda University 
Address 27 Waseda-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-0042 Japan
Transportation Guide https://www.waseda.jp/inst/gcs/access/
Contact
Person
Prof. Hideaki Kikuchi
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Registration Fee This workshop will be held as the IEICE workshop in fully electronic publishing. Registration fee will be necessary except the speakers and participants other than the participants to workshop(s) in non-electronic publishing. See the registration fee page. We request the registration fee or presentation fee to participants who will attend the workshop(s) on NLC, SP.

Wed, Dec 20 AM 
10:25 - 10:30
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Wed, Dec 20 AM 
10:30 - 12:00
(1) 10:30-11:00  
(2) 11:00-11:30  
(3) 11:30-12:00  
  12:00-13:30 Lunch Break ( 90 min. )
Wed, Dec 20 PM 
13:30 - 15:00
(4) 13:30-14:00  
(5) 14:00-14:30  
(6) 14:30-15:00  
  15:00-15:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Wed, Dec 20 PM 
15:15 - 16:35
(7)
NLC
15:15-15:35 [Invited Lecture]
EMNLP2017 Report (1)
Nobuhiro Kaji (Yahoo Japan)
(8)
NLC
15:35-15:55 [Invited Lecture]
EMNLP2017 Report (2) NLC2017-35
Kazuma Hashimoto (UTokyo)
(9)
NLC
15:55-16:15 [Invited Lecture]
IJCNLP 2017 Report (1) NLC2017-36
Koh Mitsuda (NTT)
(10)
NLC
16:15-16:35 [Invited Lecture]
IJCNLP2017 Report (2) NLC2017-37
Yuta Hitomi (Asahi Shimbun)
  16:35-16:50 Break ( 15 min. )
Wed, Dec 20 PM 
16:50 - 18:20
(11) 16:50-17:20  
(12)
NLC
17:20-17:50 Trial of Reinforcement Learning to Analyze Command Utterances for In-vehicle Computer NLC2017-38 Masato Tokuhisa, Shuhei Kimura (Tottori Univ.)
(13)
NLC
17:50-18:20 Sentiment Analysis with Summarization System using PMI and Pagerank NLC2017-39 Haruka Ando (Graduate School of Utsunomiya Univ.), Shin Hara, Shinichi Watanabe (Utsunomiya Univ.)
Thu, Dec 21 AM 
09:30 - 09:45
  -  
Thu, Dec 21 AM 
09:45 - 10:50
(14)
NLC
09:45-10:50 [Poster Presentation]
A Study on the enhancement of system utterances for chat-oriented dialogue systems NLC2017-40
Yuiko Tsunomori (NTT DOCOMO), Ryuichiro Higashinaka (NTT), Takeshi Yoshimura, Yoshinori Isoda (NTT DOCOMO)
(15)
NLC
09:45-10:50 [Poster Presentation]
Dialogue Act Identification on Kyutech Corpus NLC2017-41
Masato Hino, takashi yamamura, kazutaka shimada (Kyutech)
(16)
NLC
09:45-10:50 [Poster Presentation]
A Dialogue System with Miscellaneous Knowledge from Sizzle Words NLC2017-42
Kazuya Niina, Kazutaka Shimada (KIT)
(17)
NLC
09:45-10:50 NLC2017-43
(18) 09:45-10:50  
(19) 09:45-10:50  
(20) 09:45-10:50  
(21) 09:45-10:50  
(22) 09:45-10:50  
(23) 09:45-10:50  
(24) 09:45-10:50  
(25) 09:45-10:50  
  10:50-11:00 Break ( 10 min. )
Thu, Dec 21 AM 
11:00 - 12:00
(26) 11:00-12:00  
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  - == The 19th Spoken Language Symposium ==
Thu, Dec 21 PM  Poster presentation
12:50 - 14:20
(1)
SP
12:50-14:20 [Poster Presentation]
Selecting Response from Conversational Spoken Dialogue System Based on Distributed Representation of User Utterances SP2017-55
Kengo Ohta (NIT, Anan College), Ryota Nishimura, Norihide Kitaoka (Tokushima Univ.)
(2)
SP
12:50-14:20 [Poster Presentation]
Development of Speaker/Environment-Dependent Acoustic Model for Non-Audible Murmur Recognition Based on DNN Adaptation SP2017-56
Seita Noda, Tomoki Hayashi, Tomoki Toda, Kazuya Takeda (Nagoya Univ.)
(3)
SP
12:50-14:20 [Poster Presentation]
An Evaluation of Speech Waveform Modification Methods towards Improvement of Speech Intelligibility in Noisy Environment SP2017-57
Tomohiro Takeyama, Kazuhiro Kobayashi, Tomoki Toda, Kazuya Takeda (Nagoya Univ.)
(4)
SP
12:50-14:20 [Poster Presentation]
SP2017-58
Shota Ikawa (Univ. Tokyo), Kunio Kashino (Univ. Tokyo/NTT)
(5)
SP
12:50-14:20 [Poster Presentation]
Realtime analysis and display of voice source periodicity SP2017-59
Hideki Kawahara (Wakayama Univ.), Ken-Ichi Sakakibara (Health Sciences Univ. Hokkaido)
(6)
SP
12:50-14:20 Conversational and Eating Behavior Recognition by Leveraging Throat Sound. SP2017-60 Jumpei Ando (Shizuoka Univ.), Takato Saito, Satoshi Kawasaki, Masaji Katagiri, Daizo Ikeda (NTT DOCOMO), Hiroshi Mineno, Tsunakawa Takashi, Masafumi Nishida, Masafumi Nishimura (Shizuoka Univ.)
(7) 12:50-14:20 感情音声データベースJTESを用いた感情音声認識におけるモデル適応の性能向上の検討
○相澤 佳孝・小坂 哲夫・加藤 正治(山形大学)・能勢 隆(東北大学)
(8) 12:50-14:20 Analyzing the impact of including listener perception annotations in RNN-based emotional speech synthesis
○Jaime Lorenzo-Trueba・Gustav Henter・Shinji Takaki・Junichi Yamagishi (National Institute of Informatics)
(9) 12:50-14:20 High-quality nonparallel voice conversion using CycleGAN
○Fuming Fang・Junichi Yamagishi・Isao Echizen (NII)
(10) 12:50-14:20 Investigation of Twitter conversation modeling based on Seq2Seq network for DSTC6 task
○Bairong Zhuang・Wenbo Wang・Zhiyu Li・Chonghui Zheng・Takahiro Shinozaki (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
(11) 12:50-14:20 英語学習者の発声自動評価を目的としたDNN音声認識システムの検討
○加藤 拓・篠崎 隆宏 (東京工業大学)
(12) 12:50-14:20 Joint Learning of Dialog Act Segmentation and Recognition Using Neural Networks
○Tianyu Zhao・Tatsuya Kawahara (Kyoto University)
  14:20-14:35 Break ( 15 min. )
Thu, Dec 21 PM  Organized session: Speech research in AI era
14:35 - 18:15
(13)
SP
14:35-15:15 [Invited Talk]
Exploiting redundant coding of message information in machine recognition of speech SP2017-61
Hynek Hermansky (Johns Hopkins Univ.)
(14)
SP
15:15-15:55 [Invited Talk]
From Bayes decision rule to sequence-to-sequence processing by neural networks SP2017-62
Hermann Ney (RWTH Aachen Univ.)
  15:55-16:05 Break ( 10 min. )
(15) 16:05-16:45 [Invited talk] The Role of Prosody in Social AI
○Mari Ostendorf (University of Washington)
(16) 16:45-17:25 [Invited talk] Recent advances of exemplar-based sparse representation for voice conversion
○Haizhou Li (National University of Singapore)
(17) 17:25-18:15 Panel discussion: Speech research in AI era

Panelists:
Michiel Bacchiani (Google Inc.)
Najim Dehak・Shinji Watanabe (Johns Hopkins University)

Special Guests:
Haizhou Li (National University of Singapore)
Hermann Ney (RWTH Aachen University)
Hynek Hermansky (Johns Hopkins University)
Mari Ostendorf (University of Washington)

Chair:
Satoshi Nakamura (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Fri, Dec 22 AM 
10:30 - 11:45
(18) 10:30-10:55 テンソルトレイン分解によるEnd-to-End自動音声認識モデルの圧縮
○森 巧磨・Andros Tjandra・Sakriani Sakti・中村 哲(奈良先端科学技術大学院大学)
(19) 10:55-11:20 敵対的学習を適用したEnd-to-end音声認識
○増田 嵩志・齋藤 大輔・峯松 信明 (東京大学)
(20)
SP
11:20-11:45 A Sound Source Separation Method for Multiple Person Speech Recognition using Wavelet Analysis Based on Sound Source Position Obtained by Depth Sensor SP2017-63 Nobuhiro Uehara, Kazuo Ikeshiro, Hiroki Imamura (Soka Univ.)
  11:45-13:00 Lunch Break ( 75 min. )
Fri, Dec 22 PM 
13:00 - 14:00
(21)
SP
13:00-14:00 [Invited Talk]
Expressive Speech Synthesis: Approaches to Text-to-Speech with Diverse Voices and Styles SP2017-64
Takao Kobayashi (Tokyo Tech.)
  14:00-14:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Fri, Dec 22 PM 
14:15 - 15:30
(22) 14:15-14:40 ホルマント平均に基づく声道長比推定法の検討
○坂田 聡・上田 裕市・渡邉 亮(熊本大学)
(23)
SP
14:40-15:05 Laughter synthesis considering the context of the utterance in natural conversation SP2017-65 Tomohiro Nagata, Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya Univ.)
(24) 15:05-15:30 日本語インクリメンタル音声合成システム実装のための言語特徴の検討
○柳田 智也・Sakriani Sakti・中村 哲 (奈良先端科学技術大学院大学)

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