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ESPnet-SLU: Advancing Spoken Language Understanding through ESPnet


Nov 29, 2021
Siddhant Arora, Siddharth Dalmia, Pavel Denisov, Xuankai Chang, Yushi Ueda, Yifan Peng, Yuekai Zhang, Sujay Kumar, Karthik Ganesan, Brian Yan, Ngoc Thang Vu, Alan W Black, Shinji Watanabe

* Submitted to ICASSP 2022 (5 pages) 

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Cross-lingual Transfer for Speech Processing using Acoustic Language Similarity


Nov 02, 2021
Peter Wu, Jiatong Shi, Yifan Zhong, Shinji Watanabe, Alan W Black


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Switch Point biased Self-Training: Re-purposing Pretrained Models for Code-Switching


Nov 01, 2021
Parul Chopra, Sai Krishna Rallabandi, Alan W Black, Khyathi Raghavi Chandu

* Accepted at EMNLP Findings 2021 

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Towards Language Modelling in the Speech Domain Using Sub-word Linguistic Units


Oct 31, 2021
Anurag Katakkar, Alan W Black


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Intent Classification Using Pre-Trained Embeddings For Low Resource Languages


Oct 18, 2021
Hemant Yadav, Akshat Gupta, Sai Krishna Rallabandi, Alan W Black, Rajiv Ratn Shah


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Speech Summarization using Restricted Self-Attention


Oct 12, 2021
Roshan Sharma, Shruti Palaskar, Alan W Black, Florian Metze

* Submitted to ICASSP 2022 

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Rethinking End-to-End Evaluation of Decomposable Tasks: A Case Study on Spoken Language Understanding


Jun 29, 2021
Siddhant Arora, Alissa Ostapenko, Vijay Viswanathan, Siddharth Dalmia, Florian Metze, Shinji Watanabe, Alan W Black

* INTERSPEECH 2021 

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CodemixedNLP: An Extensible and Open NLP Toolkit for Code-Mixing


Jun 10, 2021
Sai Muralidhar Jayanthi, Kavya Nerella, Khyathi Raghavi Chandu, Alan W Black

* Accepted at the Fifth Workshop on Computational Approaches to Linguistic Code-Switching-CALCS 2021 

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Grounding 'Grounding' in NLP


Jun 04, 2021
Khyathi Raghavi Chandu, Yonatan Bisk, Alan W Black

* 24 pages 

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Focused Attention Improves Document-Grounded Generation


Apr 26, 2021
Shrimai Prabhumoye, Kazuma Hashimoto, Yingbo Zhou, Alan W Black, Ruslan Salakhutdinov

* Accepted at North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL) 2021 

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Intent Recognition and Unsupervised Slot Identification for Low Resourced Spoken Dialog Systems


Apr 03, 2021
Akshat Gupta, Sai Krishna Rallabandi, Alan W Black


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Unsupervised Self-Training for Sentiment Analysis of Code-Switched Data


Mar 27, 2021
Akshat Gupta, Sargam Menghani, Sai Krishna Rallabandi, Alan W Black


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NoiseQA: Challenge Set Evaluation for User-Centric Question Answering


Feb 16, 2021
Abhilasha Ravichander, Siddharth Dalmia, Maria Ryskina, Florian Metze, Eduard Hovy, Alan W Black

* EACL 2021 

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Automatically Identifying Language Family from Acoustic Examples in Low Resource Scenarios


Dec 01, 2020
Peter Wu, Yifan Zhong, Alan W Black


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Acoustics Based Intent Recognition Using Discovered Phonetic Units for Low Resource Languages


Nov 07, 2020
Akshat Gupta, Xinjian Li, Sai Krishna Rallabandi, Alan W Black


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Comparison of Interactive Knowledge Base Spelling Correction Models for Low-Resource Languages


Oct 20, 2020
Yiyuan Li, Antonios Anastasopoulos, Alan W Black

* 9 pages 

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Dissecting the components and factors of Neural Text Generation


Oct 14, 2020
Khyathi Raghavi Chandu, Alan W Black

* 15 pages 

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Case Study: Deontological Ethics in NLP


Oct 09, 2020
Shrimai Prabhumoye, Brendon Boldt, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Alan W Black


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LTIatCMU at SemEval-2020 Task 11: Incorporating Multi-Level Features for Multi-Granular Propaganda Span Identification


Aug 20, 2020
Sopan Khosla, Rishabh Joshi, Ritam Dutt, Alan W Black, Yulia Tsvetkov


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Nonlinear ISA with Auxiliary Variables for Learning Speech Representations


Jul 25, 2020
Amrith Setlur, Barnabas Poczos, Alan W Black

* To be presented at Interspeech 2020 

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A Corpus for Large-Scale Phonetic Typology


May 28, 2020
Elizabeth Salesky, Eleanor Chodroff, Tiago Pimentel, Matthew Wiesner, Ryan Cotterell, Alan W Black, Jason Eisner

* Accepted to ACL2020 

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Phone Features Improve Speech Translation


May 27, 2020
Elizabeth Salesky, Alan W Black

* Accepted to ACL2020 

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Exploring Controllable Text Generation Techniques


May 04, 2020
Shrimai Prabhumoye, Alan W Black, Ruslan Salakhutdinov


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Politeness Transfer: A Tag and Generate Approach


May 01, 2020
Aman Madaan, Amrith Setlur, Tanmay Parekh, Barnabas Poczos, Graham Neubig, Yiming Yang, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Alan W Black, Shrimai Prabhumoye

* To appear at ACL 2020 

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Style Variation as a Vantage Point for Code-Switching


May 01, 2020
Khyathi Raghavi Chandu, Alan W Black


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Topological Sort for Sentence Ordering


May 01, 2020
Shrimai Prabhumoye, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Alan W Black

* Will be published at the Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) 2020 

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Universal Phone Recognition with a Multilingual Allophone System


Feb 26, 2020
Xinjian Li, Siddharth Dalmia, Juncheng Li, Matthew Lee, Patrick Littell, Jiali Yao, Antonios Anastasopoulos, David R. Mortensen, Graham Neubig, Alan W Black, Florian Metze

* ICASSP 2020 

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Towards Zero-shot Learning for Automatic Phonemic Transcription


Feb 26, 2020
Xinjian Li, Siddharth Dalmia, David R. Mortensen, Juncheng Li, Alan W Black, Florian Metze

* AAAI 2020 

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