SST 2004 Publication Information

This CDROM contains the proceedings of both the SST 2004 Conference (including the PANZE workshop) and the Australian Language Technology Workshop. Both events were held at the same site but the refereeing process was separate in each case. Both proceedings are published here under the same ISBN.



Authors for the SST conference were given the choice of submitting a full paper or a one page abstract. Each of these was reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee. Those papers accepted after full paper review are as follows.

1--8 Ari Chanen, Jon Patrick Complex, Corpus-Driven, Syntactic Features for Word Sense Disambiguation
9--16 Diego Molla, Mary Gardiner Answerfinder: Question Answering by Combining Lexical, Syntactic and Semantic Information
17--24 David Bell, Jon Patrick Using WordNet Domains In A Supervised Learning Word Sense Disambiguation System
25--31 Luiz Augusto, Sangoi Pizzato Using a Trie-based Structure for Question Analysis
32--38 Mingfang Wu, Ross Wilkinson, Cecile Paris An Evaluation on Query-biased Summarisation for the Question Answering Task
39--46 Jon Patrick, Pham Hong Nguyen Thin Parsing: A Balance between Wide Scale Parsing and Chunking
47--54 Corrin Lakeland, Alistair Knott Implementing a lexicalised statistical parser
55--62 Rolf Schwitter, Marc Tilbrook Controlled Natural Language meets the SemanticWeb
63--70 Andrew Lampert, Cecile Paris Information Assembly for Automatic Content Adaptation
71--77 Bernd Bohnet, Robert Dale Referring Expression Generation as a Search Problem
78--84 Mark Foreman, Daniel McMichael A Proposed Framework for Specifying New and Existing Combinators of CCG
85--92 Cecile Paris, Nathalie Colineau, Dominique Estival Intelligent Multi Media Presentation of information in a semi-immersive Command and Control environment
93--100 Casey Whitelaw, Jon Patrick Selecting Systemic Features for Text Classification
101--108 Pont Lurcock, Peter Vlugter, Alistair Knott A framework for utterance disambiguation in dialogue
109--116 Phil Blunsom Maximum Entropy Markov Models for Semantic Role Labelling
117--122 Yuanyong Wang, Achim Hoffmann A New Measure for Extracting Semantically Related Words
123--130 David Penton, Steven Bird Representing and Rendering Linguistic Paradigms
131--138 Maarten van Schagen, Alistair Knott Tauira: A tool for acquiring unknown words in a dialogue context
139--146 Catherine Lai, Steven Bird Querying and Updating Treebanks: A Critical Survey and Requirements Analysis
147--154 Matthew Honnibal Converting the Penn Treebank to Systemic Functional Grammar
155--162 Patrick Ye Selection Preference Based Verb Sense Disambiguation Using WordNet
163--170 Jon Patrick, Jeremy Fletcher Differentiating Types of Verb Particle Constructions
171--176 D. Loakes, K. McDougall Frication of /k/ and /p/ in Australian English: Inter- and Intra-Speaker Variation
221--226 R. Mannell Perceptual Vowel Space for Australian English Lax Vowels: 1988 and 2004
227--230 Kevin Adistambha, Christian H Ritz, Jason Lukasiak An Investigation into Embedded Audio Coding Using An AAC Perceptually Lossless Base Layer
237--242 Phil Rose Defying Explanation? -- Accounting for Tones in Wenzhou Dialect Disyllabic Lexical Tone Sandhi
249--252 C. H. Ritz, J. Parsons Lossless Wideband Speech Coding
253--258 Vinod Chandran, Sridha Sridharan Higher Order Spectral Phase Features for Speaker Identification
259--264 Erik J. Eriksson, Luis F. Cepeda, Robert D. Rodman Robustness of Spectral Moments: a Study using Voice Imitations
265--270 Patrick Lucey, Terrence Martin, Sridha Sridharan. Confusability of Phonemes Grouped According to their Viseme Classes in Noisy Environments
283--288 Thomas J. Millhouse & Frantz Clermont Systematic comparison of spoken and sung vowels using perceptual linear-prediction analysis
289--294 D.Loakes Front Vowels as Speaker-Specific: Some Evidence from Australian English
301--305 Sung-Joon Park, Kyung-Ae Jang, Jae-In Kim, Myoung- Membering: A Conference Call Service with Speaker-Independent Name Dialing on AIN
306--311 K. Thambiratnam, S. Sridharan A study on the effects of limited training data for English, Spanish and Indonesian keyword spotting
312--315 Youyi Lu, Fei Lu, Siddharth Sehgal, Swati Gupta, Jingsheng Du, Chee Hong Tham, Phil Green, Vincent Wan Multitask Learning in Connectionist Speech Recognition
316--321 Fredrik Karlsson, Elisabeth Zetterholm, Kirk P. H. Development of a Gender Difference in Voice Onset Time
322--327 Supphanat Kanokphara, Julie Carson-Berndsen Automatic Question Generation for HMM State Tying using a Feature Table
334--339 M. Stevens, J. Hajek How pervasive is preaspiration? Investigating sonorant devoicing in Sienese Italian
340--345 M. Stevens, J. Hajek Comparing voiced and voiceless geminates in Sienese Italian: what role does preaspiration play?
346--351 William Steed, Peter Hardie Acoustic Properties of the Kuman Voiceless Velar Lateral Fricative
352--357 T. Martin, K. Thambiratnam, S.Sridharan Target Structured Cross Language Model Refinement
358--363 Girija Chetty, Michael Wagner Liveness Verification in Audio-Video Authentication
364--369 L. Stephenson Lexical Frequency and Neighbourhood Density effects on Vowel Production in Words and Nonwords
370--375 V. Widjaja, H. Winskel, Phonological awareness and word reading in a transparent orthography: Preliminary findings on Indonesian
376--381 K. Croot, K. Rastle Is there a syllabary containing stored articulatory plans for speech production in English?
387--392 Odette Scharenborg, Lou Boves, Louis ten Bosch `On-line Early Recognition' of Polysyllabic Words in Continuous Speech
398--403 Michael Mason, Robbie Vogt, Brendan Baker, Sridha The QUT NIST 2004 Speaker Verification System: A fused acoustic and high-level approach
404--409 R. Vogt, S. Sridharan Frame-Weighted Bayes Factor Scoring for Speaker Verification
410--414 Maragret Lech, Glen Hawksworth A Speech Enhancement Method for Improved Intelligibility in the Presence of an Ambient Noise
420--425 T. S. Gunawan, E. Ambikairajah Speech Enhancement using Temporal Masking and Fractional Bark Gammatone Filters
432--435 M. Tabain, P. Perrier, C. Savariaux, R. Beare An Articulatory Prosody Study of /u/: Motor Equivalence
436--439 J. Fletcher, N. Evans, B. Ross Pausing strategies and prosodic boundaries in Dalabon
440--444 Kristine Rickard Lanqi Citation Tones: an Initial Acoustically-based Study
445--450 Phil Rose The Acoustics and Probabilistic Phonology of Short Stopped-Syllable Tones in Hong Kong Cantonese
451--456 Eric Choi Noise Robust Front-end for ASR using Spectral Subtraction, Spectral Flooring and Cumulative Distribution Mapping
457--462 Stephen Choularton, Robert Dale User responses to Speech Recognition Errors: Consistency of Behaviour Across Domains
463--468 Shunichi Ishihara Surface Tonal Representations of Kagoshima Japanese Accentual Contrast
469--474 Michael McGreevy Pseudo-Syntactic Language Modeling for Disfluent Speech Recognition
486--491 R. Goecke, J.B. Millar A Detailed Description of the AVOZES Data Corpus
492--497 P. Rose, D. Lucy, T.Osanai Linguistic-Acoustic Forensic Speaker Identification with Likelihood Ratios from a Multivariate Hierarchical Random Effects Model: A "Non-Idiot's Bayes" Approach
498--503 Yuko Kinoshita LR estimation using long term F0 as a parameter: good, bad or useless? Initial investigation using Japanese data
504--509 Mehrdad Khodai-Joopari, F. Clermont, M. Barlow Speaker variability on a continuum of spectral sub-bands from 297-speakers' non-contemporaneous cepstra of Japanese vowels
510--515 Tony Alderman The Bernard Data Set as a Reference Distribution for Bayesian Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Speaker Identification using Formants
533--538 M.R. Flax, W.H. Holmes A Lumped Model of the Neural Peripheral and Central Nervous Auditory Link -- Qualitative View II
545--550 Hartmut R. Pfitzinger Unsupervised Speech Morphing between Utterances of any Speakers
551--556 Brendan Baker, Robbie Vogt, Sridha Sridharan Phonetic and Lexical Speaker Recognition in Reduced Training Scenarios
563--568 Kimiko Tsukada Cross-language perception of final stops in Thai and English: A comparison of native and non-native listeners
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