IEEE, SPS, ACL, ISCA

Organizing Chairs:

Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Microsoft

Mari Ostendorf, U. Washington

Finance Chair:

Gokhan Tur, Microsoft

Advisory Board:

Mazin Gilbert, AT&T Labs - Research

Srinivas Bangalore, AT&T Labs - Research

Giuseppe Riccardi, U. Trento

Technical Chairs:

Isabel Trancoso, INESC-ID, Portugal

Tim Paek, Microsoft Research

Area Chairs:

Julia Hirschberg, Columbia Univ.

Hermann Ney, RWTH Aachen

Andreas Stolcke, SRI International/ICSI

Ye-Yi Wang, Microsoft Research

Demo Chairs:

Alex Potamianos, Tech. U. of Crete

Mikko Kurimo, Helsinki U. of Tech.

Publicity Chair:

Bhuvana Ramabhadran, IBM

Benoit Favre, U. Le Mans

Panel Chairs:

Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Inst. Of Tech.

Eric Fosler-Lussier, Ohio State U.

Publication Chair:

Yang Liu, U. Texas, Dallas

Local Organizers:

Dimitra Vergryi, SRI International

Murat Akbacak, SRI International

Arindam Mandal, SRI International

Sibel Yaman, IBM Research

Europe Liaisons:

Frederic Bechet, U. Marseille

Philipp Koehn, U. Edinburgh

Asia Liaisons:

Helen Meng, C. U. Hong Kong

Gary Geunbae Lee, POSTECH

Technical Program

P1: Language Processing, Understanding and Mining

Session Type: Poster
Time: Monday, December 13, 10:00 - 11:30
Location: Horizon+Lanai
 
P1.1: LEARNING FROM IMAGES AND SPEECH WITH NON-NEGATIVE MATRIX FACTORIZATION ENHANCED BY INPUT SPACE SCALING
         Joris Driesen; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
         Hugo Van hamme; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
         Bastiaan Kleijn; KTH Royal Institute of Technology
 
P1.2: AUTOMATICALLY ASSESSING ACOUSTIC MANIFESTATIONS OF PERSONALITY IN SPEECH
         Tim Polzehl; Technische Universität Berlin
         Sebastian Möller; Technische Universität Berlin
         Florian Metze; Carnegie Mellon University
 
P1.3: SIGNIFICANCE OF ANCHOR SPEAKER SEGMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTING EXTRACTIVE AUDIO SUMMARIES OF BROADCAST NEWS
         Sree Harsha Yella; International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
         Vasudeva Varma; International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
         Kishore Prahallad; International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
 
P1.4: WHAT IS LEFT TO BE UNDERSTOOD IN ATIS?
         Gokhan Tur; Speech at Microsoft | Microsoft Research
         Dilek Hakkani-Tür; Speech at Microsoft | Microsoft Research
         Larry Heck; Speech at Microsoft | Microsoft Research
 
P1.5: ROBUST REPRESENTATIONS FOR OUT-OF-DOMAIN EMOTIONS USING EMOTION PROFILES
         Emily Mower; University of Southern California
         Maja Mataric; University of Southern California
         Shrikanth Narayanan; University of Southern California
 
P1.6: INVESTIGATING MODALITY SELECTION STRATEGIES
         Ina Wechsung; Deutsche Telekom Laboratories and Technische Universität Berlin
         Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht; Deutsche Telekom Laboratories and Technische Universität Berlin
         Anja Naumann; Deutsche Telekom Laboratories and Technische Universität Berlin
         Sebastian Möller; Deutsche Telekom Laboratories and Technische Universität Berlin
         Stefan Schaffer; Technische Universität Berlin
         Robert Schleicher; Deutsche Telekom Laboratories and Technische Universität Berlin
 
P1.7: USING SPOKEN UTTERANCE COMPRESSION FOR MEETING SUMMARIZATION: A PILOT STUDY
         Fei Liu; University of Texas at Dallas
         Yang Liu; University of Texas at Dallas
 
P1.8: UNBIASED DISCOURSE SEGMENTATION EVALUATION
         John Niekrasz; University of Edinburgh
         Johanna D. Moore; University of Edinburgh
 
P1.9: DETECTING AUTHORITY BIDS IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS
         Alex Marin; University of Washington
         Mari Ostendorf; University of Washington
         Bin Zhang; University of Washington
         Jonathan Morgan; University of Washington
         Meghan Oxley; University of Washington
         Mark Zachry; University of Washington
         Emily Bender; University of Washington
 
P1.10: UTILIZING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN NAMED ENTITIES TO IMPROVE SPEECH RECOGNITION IN DIALOG SYSTEMS
         Shajith Ikbal; IBM Research
         Om Deshmukh; IBM Research
         Karthik Visweswariah; IBM Research
         Ashish Verma; IBM Research
 
P1.11: IMPROVING HMM-BASED EXTRACTIVE SUMMARIZATION FOR MULTI-DOMAIN CONTACT CENTER DIALOGUES
         Ryuichiro Higashinaka; NTT Corporation
         Yasuhiro Minami; NTT Corporation
         Hitoshi Nishikawa; NTT Corporation
         Kohji Dohsaka; NTT Corporation
         Toyomi Meguro; NTT Corporation
         Satoshi Kobashikawa; NTT Corporation
         Hirokazu Masataki; NTT Corporation
         Osamu Yoshioka; NTT Corporation
         Satoshi Takahashi; NTT Corporation
         Genichiro Kikui; NTT Corporation
 
P1.12: SEMANTIC UNDERSTANDING BY COMBINING EXTENDED CFG PARSER WITH HMM MODEL
         Yushi Xu; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
         Stephanie Seneff; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
         Alice Li; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
         Joe Polifroni; Nokia Research Center
 
P1.13: HAPTIC VOICE RECOGNITION: AUGMENTING SPEECH MODALITY WITH TOUCH EVENTS FOR EFFICIENT SPEECH RECOGNITION
         Khe Chai Sim; National University of Singapore
 
P1.14: PROBABILISTIC MODEL-BASED SENTIMENT ANALYSIS OF TWITTER MESSAGES
         Asli Celikyilmaz; University of California, Berkeley
         Dilek Hakkani-Tür; Speech at Microsoft | Microsoft Research
         Junlan Feng; AT&T Labs-Research