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Impact of Encoding and Segmentation Strategies on End-to-End Simultaneous Speech Translation


Apr 29, 2021
Ha Nguyen, Yannick Estève, Laurent Besacier

* Submitted to Interspeech 2021 

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LeBenchmark: A Reproducible Framework for Assessing Self-Supervised Representation Learning from Speech


Apr 23, 2021
Solene Evain, Ha Nguyen, Hang Le, Marcely Zanon Boito, Salima Mdhaffar, Sina Alisamir, Ziyi Tong, Natalia Tomashenko, Marco Dinarelli, Titouan Parcollet, Alexandre Allauzen, Yannick Esteve, Benjamin Lecouteux, Francois Portet, Solange Rossato, Fabien Ringeval, Didier Schwab, Laurent Besacier

* Submitted to Interspeech 2021 

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Divide and Rule: Training Context-Aware Multi-Encoder Translation Models with Little Resources


Mar 31, 2021
Lorenzo Lupo, Marco Dinarelli, Laurent Besacier


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Fast Development of ASR in African Languages using Self Supervised Speech Representation Learning


Mar 16, 2021
Jama Hussein Mohamud, Lloyd Acquaye Thompson, Aissatou Ndoye, Laurent Besacier

* Accepted at AfricaNLP2021 workshop at EACL 2021 

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An Empirical Study of End-to-end Simultaneous Speech Translation Decoding Strategies


Mar 04, 2021
Ha Nguyen, Yannick Estève, Laurent Besacier

* This paper has been accepted for presentation at IEEE ICASSP 2021 

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Alternate Endings: Improving Prosody for Incremental Neural TTS with Predicted Future Text Input


Feb 19, 2021
Brooke Stephenson, Thomas Hueber, Laurent Girin, Laurent Besacier

* 4 pages 

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User-friendly automatic transcription of low-resource languages: Plugging ESPnet into Elpis


Dec 15, 2020
Oliver Adams, Benjamin Galliot, Guillaume Wisniewski, Nicholas Lambourne, Ben Foley, Rahasya Sanders-Dwyer, Janet Wiles, Alexis Michaud, SĂ©verine Guillaume, Laurent Besacier, Christopher Cox, Katya Aplonova, Guillaume Jacques, Nathan Hill


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Enabling Interactive Transcription in an Indigenous Community


Nov 12, 2020
Éric Le Ferrand, Steven Bird, Laurent Besacier

* inproceedings Coling 2020 

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Dual-decoder Transformer for Joint Automatic Speech Recognition and Multilingual Speech Translation


Nov 02, 2020
Hang Le, Juan Pino, Changhan Wang, Jiatao Gu, Didier Schwab, Laurent Besacier

* The 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2020) 
* Accepted at COLING 2020 (Oral) 

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The Zero Resource Speech Challenge 2020: Discovering discrete subword and word units


Oct 12, 2020
Ewan Dunbar, Julien Karadayi, Mathieu Bernard, Xuan-Nga Cao, Robin Algayres, Lucas Ondel, Laurent Besacier, Sakriani Sakti, Emmanuel Dupoux

* Proceedings of Interspeech 2020 

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What the Future Brings: Investigating the Impact of Lookahead for Incremental Neural TTS


Sep 04, 2020
Brooke Stephenson, Laurent Besacier, Laurent Girin, Thomas Hueber

* 5 pages, 4 figures 

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Catplayinginthesnow: Impact of Prior Segmentation on a Model of Visually Grounded Speech


Jun 15, 2020
William N. Havard, Jean-Pierre Chevrot, Laurent Besacier


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ConfNet2Seq: Full Length Answer Generation from Spoken Questions


Jun 11, 2020
Vaishali Pal, Manish Shrivastava, Laurent Besacier

* Accepted at Text, Speech and Dialogue, 2020 

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Online Versus Offline NMT Quality: An In-depth Analysis on English-German and German-English


Jun 01, 2020
Maha Elbayad, Michael Ustaszewski, Emmanuelle Esperança-Rodier, Francis Brunet Manquat, Laurent Besacier


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ON-TRAC Consortium for End-to-End and Simultaneous Speech Translation Challenge Tasks at IWSLT 2020


May 24, 2020
Maha Elbayad, Ha Nguyen, Fethi Bougares, Natalia Tomashenko, Antoine Caubrière, Benjamin Lecouteux, Yannick Estève, Laurent Besacier


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Efficient Wait-k Models for Simultaneous Machine Translation


May 18, 2020
Maha Elbayad, Laurent Besacier, Jakob Verbeek


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Investigating Language Impact in Bilingual Approaches for Computational Language Documentation


Mar 30, 2020
Marcely Zanon Boito, Aline Villavicencio, Laurent Besacier

* Accepted to 1st Joint SLTU and CCURL Workshop 

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Gender Representation in Open Source Speech Resources


Mar 18, 2020
Mahault Garnerin, Solange Rossato, Laurent Besacier

* accepted to LREC2020 

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A Data Efficient End-To-End Spoken Language Understanding Architecture


Feb 14, 2020
Marco Dinarelli, Nikita Kapoor, Bassam Jabaian, Laurent Besacier

* Accepted to ICASSP 2020 

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Modeling ASR Ambiguity for Dialogue State Tracking Using Word Confusion Networks


Feb 03, 2020
Vaishali Pal, Fabien Guillot, Jean-Michel Renders, Laurent Besacier

* 5 pages 

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FlauBERT: Unsupervised Language Model Pre-training for French


Jan 09, 2020
Hang Le, Loïc Vial, Jibril Frej, Vincent Segonne, Maximin Coavoux, Benjamin Lecouteux, Alexandre Allauzen, Benoît Crabbé, Laurent Besacier, Didier Schwab

* Additional references 

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Character-based NMT with Transformer


Nov 12, 2019
Rohit Gupta, Laurent Besacier, Marc Dymetman, Matthias Gallé


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The LIG system for the English-Czech Text Translation Task of IWSLT 2019


Nov 07, 2019
LoĂŻc Vial, Benjamin Lecouteux, Didier Schwab, Hang Le, Laurent Besacier

* IWSLT 2019 

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Naver Labs Europe's Systems for the Document-Level Generation and Translation Task at WNGT 2019


Oct 31, 2019
Fahimeh Saleh, Alexandre BĂ©rard, Ioan Calapodescu, Laurent Besacier

* WNGT 2019 - System Description Paper 

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ON-TRAC Consortium End-to-End Speech Translation Systems for the IWSLT 2019 Shared Task


Oct 30, 2019
Ha Nguyen, Natalia Tomashenko, Marcely Zanon Boito, Antoine Caubriere, Fethi Bougares, Mickael Rouvier, Laurent Besacier, Yannick Esteve

* IWSLT 2019 - First two authors contributed equally to this work 

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Controlling Utterance Length in NMT-based Word Segmentation with Attention


Oct 18, 2019
Pierre Godard, Laurent Besacier, Francois Yvon

* Accepted to IWSLT 2019 (Hong-Kong) 

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How Does Language Influence Documentation Workflow? Unsupervised Word Discovery Using Translations in Multiple Languages


Oct 11, 2019
Marcely Zanon Boito, Aline Villavicencio, Laurent Besacier

* 4 pages, workshop LIFT 2019 

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Word Recognition, Competition, and Activation in a Model of Visually Grounded Speech


Sep 18, 2019
William N. Havard, Jean-Pierre Chevrot, Laurent Besacier

* Accepted at CoNLL2019 

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