L²F Day 2006

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Academia Militar

L²F Day 2006 took place at the Military Academy in Lisbon.

Integrated Tools and Ontologies

Information available at http://l2f.l2f.inesc-id.pt/ (intranet)

  • Integrated tools: ATA; JaVaLi!; DID; SAF; Intex (3rd party)
  • Ontologies: OntoWine (wine domain ontology); OntoChef (cooking domain ontology)

Lexicons

Information available at http://lrdb.l2f.inesc-id.pt/ (intranet)

  • PAROLE/SIMPLE: 20k root forms + inflection paradigms (morphology + syntax + semantics)
  • LUSOlex: 65k root forms (morphology + gramcat)
  • BRASILex: 68k root forms (morphology + gramcat)
  • Integração do LUSOlex + EPLexIC: ~8-10x EPLexIC phonetic forms
  • DicPro: 6.2k anthroponyms
  • SMorph: 26k root forms (morphology + inflection paradigm)
  • EPLexIC: 80k word forms (morphology + pronunciation); in construction
  • ONOMASTICA: 85k proper names (people, streets, cities, companies); 11 languages and cross-lingual information; pronunciation
  • Broadcast News: 64k entries (pronunciation)

Corpora

Information available at http://corpora.l2f.inesc-id.pt/ (intranet)

  • CETENFolha: 24Mwords (newspaper corpus)
  • CETEMPúblico: 180 Mwords (newspaper corpus)
  • CHInf: 100 children stories (books)
  • PAROLE: ~20 Mwords
  • Newspapers: 10 daily newspapers; ~600 Mwords

Coffee Break and Welcome Reception

  • 10:30 - Welcome reception by General Carlos Carvalho dos Reis.

Spoken Language Corpora

Information available at http://corpora.l2f.inesc-id.pt/ (intranet)
List of presented corpora:

  • EUROM.1
  • BDFALA: newspapers and TV debates
  • SPEECHDAT
  • CORAL
  • ALERT-ASR
  • ALERT-TD: TV broadcast news
  • IPSOM: six spoken books (read by professionals); discussion regarding publication and distribution rights
  • LECTRA: classroom lectures (pilot corpus); two semesters (under construction)
  • PAPOUS: corpus of children stories performed by António Rito Silva (falsetto voice)

Simple Text Processing Tools

Information available at http://l2f.l2f.inesc-id.pt/ (intranet)

  • Morphological analysis
    • SMorph - POS tagger, tokenizer, generator
    • Palavroso - POS tagger, tokenizer, generator
    • Amorfo/XA - POS tagger, tokenizer, simultaneous multi-lingual analysis; error-correction (spelling correction)
  • Morphological generation
    • Monge - general form generator; language- and tag-independent; uses LRDB (under development; usable)
    • Gover - verb gnerator (~10k manually corrected verbs)
  • Morpho-syntax processing
    • PAsMo - rule-based rewriter
    • MARv - morpho-syntactic disambiguation
  • Syntactic analysis
    • SuSAna - Surface syntax analyzer
    • ParVO - syntactic analyzer (Earley algorithm; variable unification; O(n³))
  • Syntax-Semantics interface
    • Algas - arrowing construction
    • AsDeCopas -
  • Other tools
    • text2syl - silabification
    • num2ext - text normalizer
    • YAH - (yet another) hyphenator (rule-based); MS Office compatible
    • Correcto - spell checker; MS Office compatible
    • leia - grapheme-2-phone converter (normalizer)
  • General purpose
    • FSTK lib - finite-state transduce toolkit

Speech Synthesis Tools

Information available at http://l2f.l2f.inesc-id.pt/ (intranet)

  • EmoVoice - transformation of speech-based emotions
  • L2F_MuLA - multi-level speech aligner and annotator
  • L2F_PhoneAlign - phonetic aligner
  • dixi-tok2wrd - normalizer

Speech Recognition Tools

Information available at http://l2f.l2f.inesc-id.pt/ (intranet)

  • AUDIMUS - ASR with well-documented API; AUDIMUS.linux (frozen; discontinued; no longer supported; usable); AUDIMUS.cvs (usable; development version); MS Office integration; multi-platform

Brainstorming Presentation

  • 12:20 - Presentation by Luís Caldas de Oliveira
  • Ideas for new projects: 4~5 surviving ideas to be detailed/discussed in the afternoon session

Lunch Break

  • 12:30 - Lunch at Paço da Rainha
  • 14:30 - Visit to the Academia Buildings: museum, library, council chamber, chapel

Brainstorming

Coffee Break

  • 16:45

Analysis

Final Remarks

  • 18:15 - Opportunities for new people: scholarships; post-graduate studies.