Research on Understanding and Generating Dialogue by Integrated Processing of Speech, Language and Concept

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas by Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Japan

A: Studies on Speech Recognition and Synthesis in Spoken Dialogue

Yasuhisa Niimi (Kyoto Institute of Technology)

Information Theoretic Modeling and Development of a Spoken Dialog System

Fumitada Itakura (Nagoya University)

Acoustic Analysis of Dialog Speech: Subband-Autocorrelation Analysis for Robust Speech Recognition

Hideki Kasuya (Utsunomiya University)

Speech Synthesis Method for Man-Machine Dialogue System and Psychological Evaluation of Synthetic Speech

Shigeyoshi Kitazawa (Shizuoka University)

Acoustic Analysis of Dialogue Speech - Description and Verification of Spontaneous Speech and Measurement of Its Speech Rate -

Seiichi Nakagawa (Toyohashi University of Technology)


Keikichi Hirose (University of Tokyo)

A Method of Speech Synthesis for Spoken Dialogue Systems and Psychological Assessment of the Synthetic Speech

Shozo Makino (Tohoku University)

Recognition of Dialogue Speech

Seiji Niimi (University of Tokyo)

The Origin of Variability in Dialogue Speech -Listener Adaptive Characteristics in Vowel Devoicing-

Kikuko Nishina (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Analysis of paraphrase and cohesion in seminar dialogues

Yasuo Ariki (Ryukoku University)

Analysis and Evaluation of Continuous Speech by Simultaneous Spotting of Phonemes, Words and Phrases

Kuniko Kakita (Toyama Prefectural University)

Inter-Speaker Interaction in Speech Rhythm

Kiyohiro Shikano (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

A Study on Speech Recognition using a Microphone Array and HMM composition

Kazuko Tojo (Kyushu Women's University)

Speech Recognition Mechanism of Second Language Learners in Short-Term Memory

B: Studies on Language Analysis and Generation in Spoken Dialogue

Hozumi Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Integration of Phonological and Linguistic Information for Speech Recognition

Hiroaki Tsurumaru (Nagasaki University)

Thesaurus Construction and Analysis Method for Dialogue Understanding Subtitle: Thesaurus Construction for Dialogue Understanding

Takao Gunji (Osaka University)

Linguistic Studies of Dialogue

Jun-ichi Abe (Hokkaido University)

A cognitive science approach to the problem of dialogue: Roles of language information, speech information, and visual information in understanding of the dialogue partner

Yuji Matsumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

An Integrated Robust Parsing of Spontaneous Utterances

Naoyuki Okada (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Generating Dialogue

Manabu Okumura (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

A Language Analysis Method for Spoken Dialogue Understanding

Shun Ishizaki (Keio University)

Studies on Discourse Understanding Method and Cognitive Semantic Model

Hiroaki Saito (Keio University)

Robust Parsing toward Spontaneous Speech Dialogues

Naoko Maruyama (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)

Study on So-called "Particle Ellipsis"

Shigeru Sato (Tohoku University)

Generation of Temporal Deictic Expressions in Japanese and English Dialogues

Toru Hitaka (Kyushu University)

Stochastic Language Design for Speech Recognition

C: Studies on Understanding and Presentation of Conceptual Information in Spoken Dialogue

Riichiro Mizoguchi (Osaka University)

Model of Dialogue --Spoken Dialogue Recognition and Synthesis Based on Dialogue Model--

Tadahiro Kitahashi (Osaka University)

Dialogue Model and Associative Processing

Masao Yokota (Fukuoka Institute of Technology)

Interface between Commonsense Knowledge Base and Outer World --- Speech Understanding Driven by Conceptual Information ---

Hidetosi Sirai (Chukyo University)

Dialogue Understanding based on Situation Semantics and Pragmatics

Toyoaki Nishida (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Studies on Commonsense Server and Dialog Management

Kuniaki Uehara (Kobe University)

Understanding and Presentation of Conceptual Information based on Planning

Tsutomu Endo (Oita University)

Problem Solving of Elementary Mathematics Based on Co-reference between Drill Text and Dialogue with Teacher

Satoshi Sato (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Knowledge Acquisition from Dialogue

Nigel Ward (University of Tokyo)

Using Prosodic Clues to Decide When to Produce Back-channel Utterances

Mitsuhiro Okada (Keio University)

Logical Semantics Theory and Relevance Theory for Models of Dialogue Understanding A Case Study on the interrogative form of Japanese sentences

D: Studies on Modeling of Spoken Dialogue

Katsuhiko Shirai (Waseda University)

Dialogue Model on Corpora for Several Tasks and Interface in a Dual Task Situation

Shuji Doshita (Kyoto University)

Modeling of Man-Machine Dialogue

Hiroya Fujisaki (Science University of Tokyo)

A Framework for Modeling and Evaluation of Spoken Dialogue

Shuichi Itahashi (University of Tsukuba)

Creation and Application of Dialogue Corpora - Characteristics of High Occurrence Frequency N-Grams of Spoken Japanese Corpora -

Yuichiro Anzai (Keio University)

Cognitive Model of Speech Dialogue

Yukinori Takubo (Kyushu University)

Linguistic Modeling of Dialogue Management

Akira Kurematsu (University of Electro-Communications)

Data Collection and Characteristics of Spontaneous Speech on the Scheduling Task

Syun Tutiya (Chiba University)

Marking Up the Dialogs with utterance Tags

Akira Ichikawa (Chiba University)

Advanced Research for Modeling of Spontaneous Spoken Dialogue Understanding System Using Prosody

Hiroshi Nakagawa (Yokohama National University)

Causality and Point of View in Japanese Complex Sentences

Masatake Dantsuji (Kansai University)

A Research Study of the Development of a Computer Aided/Assisted Instruction (CAI) System for the Japanese Language Education Based on a Spoken Dialogue Model

Kenji Kita (Tokushima University)

Automatically Deducing Probabilistic Dialogue Models from a Corpus

Steering Committee

Shuji Doshita (Kyoto University)

Yasuhisa Niimi (Kyoto Institute of Technology)

Seiichi Nakagawa (Toyohashi University of Technology)

Hozumi Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Naoyuki Okada (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Riichiro Mizoguchi (Osaka University)

Toyoaki Nishida (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Katsuhiko Shirai (Waseda University)

Hiroya Fujisaki (Science University of Tokyo)

Akira Kurematsu (University of Electro-Communications)

Tetsunori Kobayashi (Waseda University)

Setsuo Ohsuga (University of Tokyo)

Toshiyuki Sakai (Ryukoku University)

Makoto Nagao (Kyoto University)

Shoichi Noguchi (Nippon University)

Akio Fukumura (Chukyo University)

Hitoshi Iida (ATR)

Michio Okada (ATR)

Kazuyo Tanaka (ETL)

Tatsuya Kawahara (Kyoto University)