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

Technical Committee on Speech (SP) [schedule] [select]
Chair Hisashi Kawai (NICT)
Vice Chair Akinobu Ri (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
Secretary Hiroaki Nanjo (Kyoto Univ.), Tetsuji Ogawa (Waseda Univ.)
Assistant Tomoki Koriyama (Univ. of Tokyo), Yusuke Ijima (NTT)

Special Interest Group on Natural Language (IPSJ-NL) [schedule] [select]

Special Interest Group on Spoken Language Processing (IPSJ-SLP) [schedule] [select]

Conference Date Wed, Dec 4, 2019 10:20 - 17:00
Thu, Dec 5, 2019 10:00 - 15:20
Fri, Dec 6, 2019 09:30 - 18:05
Topics The 6th Natural Language Processing Symposium & The 21th Spoken Language Symposium 
Conference Place NHK Science & Technology Research Labs. 
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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.

  10:20-10:25 Opening Address of NLP Symposium ( 5 min. )
Wed, Dec 4 AM  Document Classification
10:25 - 11:40
10:25-10:50 Attempting News Classification by Media Characteristics NLC2019-29 Yoshifumi Seki (Gunosy Inc.)
10:50-11:15 The Feature Analysis and Automatic Classification on Contracts Text Data NLC2019-30 Mina Fujii, Yasuhiro Iwaki (GVA TECH), Tsuneaki Kato (The Univ. of Tokyo)
11:15-11:40 NLC2019-31 Shiori Koga (Kyushu Univ.), Tsunenori Mine (kyushu Univ.), Sachio Hirokawa (Kyushu Univ.)
  11:40-13:00 Lunch Break ( 80 min. )
Wed, Dec 4 PM  Invited Talk
13:00 - 14:00
(4) 13:00-14:00 [Invited Talk]
  14:00-14:15 Break ( 15 min. )
Wed, Dec 4 PM  NLP Applications
14:15 - 15:30
(5) 14:15-14:40 Extraction of Food Product and Shop Names from Blog Text using Named Entity Recognition
Ikeda, Ryuya Ando, Kazuaki (Kagawa University)
14:40-15:05 An approach for detecting and recommending travel blogs based on region-restrictedness NLC2019-32 Yingying Lao, Yilun Wei, Dongli Han (Nihon Univ.)
15:05-15:30 Interpretability of laws related to clinical research with text mining NLC2019-33 Ayako Ohshiro, Shinichiro Ueda (Univ. of the Ryukyus)
  15:30-15:45 Break ( 15 min. )
Wed, Dec 4 PM  Embeddings
15:45 - 17:00
(8) 15:45-16:10  
(9) 16:10-16:35  
(10) 16:35-17:00  
Thu, Dec 5 AM  Dialog
10:00 - 11:40
(11) 10:00-10:25  
(12) 10:25-10:50  
(13) 10:50-11:15  
11:15-11:40 Predicting Connection between Utterances in Multi-Party Conversation NLC2019-34 Takumi Himeno, Kazutaka Shimada (Kyutech)
  11:40-13:00 Lunch Break ( 80 min. )
Thu, Dec 5 PM  Generation/Compression
13:00 - 14:15
(15) 13:00-13:25  
(16) 13:25-13:50  
(17) 13:50-14:15  
  14:15-14:30 Break ( 15 min. )
Thu, Dec 5 PM  International Conference Report
14:30 - 15:20
14:30-14:55 [Invited Lecture]
A Brief Report of EMNLP-IJCNLP 2019 NLC2019-35
Taro Miyazaki (NHK)
(19) 14:55-15:20  
  15:20-15:30 Awarding of SIG-NL, Closing of NLP Symposium ( 10 min. )
Fri, Dec 6 AM 
09:30 - 09:35
  09:30-09:35 Opening Address ( 5 min. )
Fri, Dec 6 AM  Session 1
09:35 - 10:25
09:35-10:00 Time-domain convolutional denoising autoencoder for multi-channel speech enhancement SP2019-34 Naohiro Tawara, Tetsunori Kobayashi, Tetsuji Ogawa (Waseda Univ.)
(2) 10:00-10:25  
  10:25-10:35 Break ( 10 min. )
Fri, Dec 6 AM  Invited Talk
10:35 - 11:35
10:35-11:35 [Invited Talk]
Progress and prospects of statistical speech synthesis SP2019-35
Keiichi Tokuda (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
  11:35-12:45 Lunch Break ( 70 min. )
Fri, Dec 6 PM  Invited Talk
12:45 - 13:45
(4) 12:45-13:45  
  13:45-13:55 Break ( 10 min. )
Fri, Dec 6 PM  Poster session
13:55 - 15:25
(5) 13:55-15:25  
(6) 13:55-15:25  
(7) 13:55-15:25  
(8) 13:55-15:25  
(9) 13:55-15:25  
13:55-15:25 [Poster Presentation]
Assessment of pronunciation proficiency for second language learners using phoneme posterior probabilities of language pairs SP2019-36
Rintaro Mori, Akinobu Lee (Nitech)
13:55-15:25 [Poster Presentation]
Effectiveness of sequence-to-sequence acoustic modeling by using automatic generated labels SP2019-37
Kiyoshi Kurihara, Nobumasa Seiyama, Tadashi Kumano (NHK)
13:55-15:25 [Poster Presentation]
Synthetic speech-based sound masking for privacy protection when speaking to smartphones in public space SP2019-38
Takahiro Tsugui, Shinji Takaki, Kei Hashimoto, Keiichiro Oura, Yoshihiko Nankaku, Keiichi Tokuda (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
13:55-15:25 [Poster Presentation]
Analysis and Subjective Labeling for Emotional Speech Database JTES SP2019-39
Mai Yamanaka, Takashi Nose, Yuya Chiba, Akinori Ito (Tohoku Univ.)
13:55-15:25 [Poster Presentation]
Estimation of three-dimensional tongue shape from midsagittal tongue contour using regression models SP2019-40
Tatsuya Kitamura (Konan Univ.), Hisanori Makinae (NRIPS), Masashi Ito (TIT)
13:55-15:25 [Poster Presentation]
Time-Varying Complex AR speech analysis based on l2-norm regularization SP2019-41
Keiichi Funaki (Univ. of the Ryukyus)
  15:25-15:35 Break ( 10 min. )
Fri, Dec 6 PM  Session 2
15:35 - 16:50
(16) 15:35-16:00  
16:00-16:25 A comparison of neural vocoders in singing voice synthesis SP2019-42 Sota Wada, Yukiya Hono, Shinji Takaki, Kei Hashimoto, Keiichiro Oura, Yoshihiko Nankaku, Keiichi Tokuda (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
16:25-16:50 An evaluation of representation learning using phoneme posteriorgrams and data augmentation in speech emotion recognition SP2019-43 Shintaro Okada (Nagoya Univ.), Atsushi Ando (Nagoya Univ./NTT), Tomoki Toda (Nagoya Univ.)
  16:50-16:55 Break ( 5 min. )
Fri, Dec 6 PM  Invited Talk
16:55 - 17:55
(19) 16:55-17:55  
Fri, Dec 6 PM  Awards and Closing
17:55 - 18:05

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IPSJ-SLP Special Interest Group on Spoken Language Processing (IPSJ-SLP)   [Latest Schedule]
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