Browsing by Author "Lai, Catherine"

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  • Lai, Catherine; Farrús, Mireia; Moore, Johanna D. (International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 2016)
    As long-form spoken documents become more ubiquitous in everyday life, so does the need for automatic discourse segmentation in spoken language processing tasks. Although previous work has focused on broad topic segmentation, ...
  • Lai, Catherine; Farrús, Mireia; Moore, Johanna D. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Spoken documents, such as podcasts or lectures, are a growing presence in everyday life. Being able to automatically identify their discourse structure is an important step to understanding what a spoken document is about. ...
  • Farrús, Mireia; Lai, Catherine; Moore, Johanna D. (International Speech Communication Association, 2016)
    Speech synthesis has improved in both expressiveness and voice quality in recent years. However, obtaining full expressiveness when dealing with large multi-sentential synthesized discourse is still a challenge, since ...
  • Öktem, Alp; Farrús, Mireia; Lai, Catherine (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-02-23)
    TED talks are a set of conference talks that have been held worldwide in more than 100 languages. They include a large variety of topics, from technology and design to science, culture and academia. This corpus consists ...
  • Kleinhans, Janine; Farrús, Mireia; Gravano, Agustín; Pérez, Juan Manuel; Lai, Catherine; Wanner, Leo (International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 2017)
    This work aims to explore the correlation between the discourse structure of a spoken monologue and its prosody by predicting discourse relations from different prosodic attributes. For this purpose, a corpus of semi-spontaneous ...