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Thursday 28 February 2008
   
Opening Session
Giordano Bruno Guerri - Fondazione Ugo BordoniThere are no slides for this talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Giordano Bruno Guerri

LangTech2008 chair

   

Mario Frullone - Fondazione Ugo BordoniThere are no slides for this talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Mario Frullone

Director of Research

   

Enrico Manca - ISIMM RicercheThere are no slides for this talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Enrico Manca

President

   

Karl-Johan Lönnroth - DGT General DirectorDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Karl Johan Lönnroth

Director General of DGT

Language Technologies and the European Commission.

   

   
Speech Technologies
Renato De Mori - University of AvignonDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Renato De Mori

Using Frames in Spoken Language Understanding.
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Geoffrey Zweig - MicrosoftDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Geoffrey Zweig

Voice search on mobile devices.

   

   
Sponsor technical talks
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Business opportunities
Daniel Hong - DATAMONITORDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Daniel Hong

Understanding the Market Movements in Network Speech: Aligning Business and Technology.

   

Nicoletta Calzolari - ILC CNRDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Nicoletta Calzolari

New European Infrastructural and Networking Initiatives.

   

Andrea Paoloni - Fondazione Ugo BordoniDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Andrea Paoloni

The ForumTAL Initiative.

   

   
Transcription & Reporting (Room: NAVI)
Fausto Ramondelli - Senato della RepubblicaDownload-view the slides of the talk.There is no video for this talk.

Fausto Ramondelli

Captioning – accessibility to education for hearing impaired.

   

Marc Golden - Court Reporters AssociationDownload-view the slides of the talk.There is no video for this talk.

Marc Golden

Realtime Speech-to-Text: A means to an End.

   

Thierry Spriet - StenoMediaDownload-view the slides of the talk.There is no video for this talk.

Thierry Spriet

Stentor, a new Computer-Aided Transcription software for French Language.
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Machine Translation
Joseph Bonet - DGT ECDownload-view the slides of the talk.There is no video for this talk.

Joseph Bonet

Machine translation in the European Commission.

   

Philipp Koehn - University of EdinburghDownload-view the slides of the talk.There is no video for this talk.

Philipp Koehn

Open Source Tools for Statistical Machine Translation.

   

Akitoshi Okumura - NECDownload-view the slides of the talk.There is no video for this talk.

Akitoshi OkumuraNEC Machine Translation Service and Technology for Mobile Phones.

   

   
Intelligence
Pasquale Angelosanto - Carabinieri: Raggruppamento Operativo SpecialeThere are no slides for this talk.There is no video for this talk.

Pasquale Angelosanto

Speaker recognition for surveillance scenario against terrorism and organised crime.

   

Christian Fluhr - CEA/LISTDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Christian Fluhr

Multilingual language engineering for Business Intelligence.

   
 

Mario Coggio - Stato Maggiore della Difesa RIS-CIIThere are no slides for this talk.There is no video for this talk.

Roberto Pala

How semantic technology can support intelligence: the applications in OSINT.

   

Prof. Mario Caligiuri - Calabria UniversityThere are no slides for this talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Mario Caligiuri

University and Intelligence: an Italian Point of View.

   

   
Friday 29 February 2008
   
Key Achievements triggered by European Projects
Khalid Choukri - ELDA/ELRADownload-view the slides of the talk.There is no video for this talk.

Khalid Choukri

Language technology evaluation in Europe Key achievements and the need for an infrastructure.
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Kimmo Rossi - European CommissionDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Kimmo Rossi

Putting HLT research and techology into action for European multilingualism.

   

Stelios Piperidis - IEADownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Stelios Piperidis

Crossing media for improved information access: the REVEAL THIS example.

   

Alex Waibel - InterActDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Alex Waibel

Challenges of Speech to Speech Translation in the context of Human-Human Communications.

   

Hervé Bourlard - IDIAPDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Herve Bourlard

Recognition and Understanding of Meetings: The European AMI and AMIDA Projects.
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Human Language Technology in tomorrow's search application
Hans Uszkoreit - DFKIDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Hans Uszkoreit

Language Technology in Tomorrow's Search Application.

   

Christian F. Hempelmann - HakiaDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Christian F. Hempelmann

Semantic Search: Content versus Formalism.
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Mario Lenz - EmpolisDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Mario Lenz

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Thomas Hofmann - GoogleDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Thomas Hofmann

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Geoffrey Zweig - MicrosoftDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Geoffrey Zweig

   

   
Customer Relationship Management
Roberto Pieraccini - SpeechCycle Download-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Roberto Pieraccini

Advanced speech and language technology for complex customer care automation and self-service.

   

Diana Binnenpoorte - Logica CMGDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Diana Binnenpoorte

What makes a successful speech enabled call routing application?
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SME elevator session
Bente Maegaard - Copenhagen University Download-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Bente Maegaard

Chair:
SME - Elevator Special Session

   
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Knowledge Management
Enrico Motta - KMIDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Enrico Motta

Language technologies and the semantic web: an essential relationship.

   

Chris Welty - IBMDownload-view the slides of the talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Christopher Welty

Answering Questions from the Semantic Web.

   

   
Closing session
Giordano Bruno Guerri - Fondazione Ugo BordoniThere are no slides for this talk.Click to view the video of this talk.

Giordano Bruno Guerri

LangTech2008 chair
closing conference and fairewell

   
LangTech2008 Prize Cerimony

LangTech2008

SME prize Cerimony

Bente Maegaard

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future LangTech

LangTech 2009

Why, When and Where

Dorota Iskra

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