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  • Costa-jussà, Marta R.; Fonollosa, José A Rodriguez; Mariño Acebal, José B.; Poch, Marc; Farrús, Mireia (Institute of Informatics Slovak Academy of Sciences, 2014)
    We present a large Spanish-Catalan parallel corpus extracted from ten years of the paper edition of a bilingual Catalan newspaper. The produced corpus of 7:5M parallel sentences (around 180M words per language) is useful ...
  • Farrús, Mireia; Codina Filbà, Joan; Escudero, Joan (SAGE Publications, 2021)
    Epidemiological studies suggest that bipolar disorder has a prevalence of about 1% in European countries, becoming one of the most disabling illnesses in working age adults, and often long-term and persistent with complex ...
  • Cistola, Giorgia; Farrús, Mireia; van der Meulen, Ineke (Wiley, 2020)
    Background People with aphasia (PWA) frequently present impairments in reading comprehension. Such impairments can be particularly debilitating due to the limitations and constraints they impose on everyday life. Recent ...
  • Farrús, Mireia; Costa-jussà, Marta R. (Athabasca University Press, 2013)
    Assessment in education allows for obtaining, organizing, and presenting information about how much and how well the student is learning. The current paper aims at analysing and discussing some of the most state-of-the-art ...
  • Farrús, Mireia; Wagner, Michael; Erro, Daniel; Hernando, Javier (Equinox Publishing, 2010)
    Voices can be deliberately disguised by means of human imitation or voice conversion. The question arises as to what extent they can be modified by using either of both methods. In the current paper, a set of speaker ...
  • Öktem, Alp; Farrús, Mireia; Bonafonte Cávez, Antonio (Springer, 2021)
    Research on speech technologies necessitates spoken data, which is usually obtained through read recorded speech, and specifically adapted to the research needs. When the aim is to deal with the prosody involved in speech, ...
  • Wanner, Leo; André, Elisabeth; Blat, Josep; Dasiopoulou, Stamatia; Farrús, Mireia; Fraga, Thiago; Kamateri, Eleni; Lingenfelser, Florian; Llorach, Gerard; Martínez, Oriol; Meditskos, Georgios; Mille, Simon; Minker, Wolfgang; Pragst, Louisa; Schiller, Dominik; Stam, Andries; Stellingwerff, Ludo; Sukno, Federico Mateo; Vieru, Bianca; Vrochidis, Stefanos (Elsevier, 2017)
    We present work in progress on an intelligent embodied conversation agent that is supposed to act as a social companion with linguistic and emotional competence in the context of basic and health care. The core of the agent ...
  • Farrús, Mireia (Equinox Publishing, 2009)
    Automatic speaker recognition is the use of a machine to identify an individual from a spoken sentence. Recently, this technology has been increasingly used in applications such as access control, transaction authentication, ...
  • 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; Noguera, Ingrid; Santanach, Francesc; Moré, Quim; López Pérez, Cristina; Appel, Christine (Col·legi Oficial de Bibliotecaris-Documentalistes de Catalunya, 2011)
    Durant les últimes dècades, en un context en què impera la influència de les TIC, el model de l'ensenyament universitari ha canviat radicalment. Paral·lelament, els rols de l'estudiant i del professor també s'han vist ...
  • Basart i Muñoz, Josep M.; Farrús, Mireia; Serra, Montse (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    According to the Encyclopadia Britannica, the establishment of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge (Royal Society), the "oldest national scientific society in the world," was on November 28, 1660. ...
  • Basart i Muñoz, Josep M.; Farrús, Mireia; Serra, Montse (Elsevier, 2015)
    This paper is about the intersection of three related areas: ethics, gender and the field of engineering. It is important to focus on the attitudes and values woven through this intersection because they become essential ...
  • Farrús, Mireia; Costa-jussà, Marta R.; Mariño Acebal, José B.; Poch, Marc; Hernández, Adolfo; Henríquez, Carlos; Fonollosa, José A Rodriguez (Springer, 2011)
    This work aims to improve an N-gram-based statistical machine translation system between the Catalan and Spanish languages, trained with an aligned Spanish-Catalan parallel corpus consisting of 1.7 million sentences taken ...
  • Pérez Mayos, Laura; Farrús, Mireia; Adell, Jordi (Springer, 2019)
    Humanoid robots are already among us and they are beginning to assume more social and personal roles, like guiding and assisting people. Thus, they should interact in a human-friendly manner, using not only verbal cues but ...
  • Farrús, Mireia (Universitat de Barcelona, 2011)
    La biometria té com a objectiu el reconeixement de persones mitjançant un o més identificadors biomètrics com la veu, la cara o les empremtes dactilars, entre d'altres. Gràcies a la bona acceptació social i el poc intrusisme ...
  • Costa-jussà, Marta R.; Farrús, Mireia (ACM Association for Computer Machinery, 2014)
    Machine translation can be considered a highly interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary field because it is approached from the point of view of human translators, engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians and linguists. ...
  • Costa-jussà, Marta R.; Farrús, Mireia; Mariño Acebal, José B.; Fonollosa, José A Rodriguez (Slovak Academy of Sciences, 2012)
    Machine translation systems can be classified into rule-based and corpus-based approaches, in terms of their core methodology. Since both paradigms have been largely used during the last years, one of the aims in the ...
  • Farrús, Mireia; Costa-jussà, Marta R.; Popovic, Maja (Wiley, 2011)
    Evaluation of machine translation output is an important task. Various human evaluation techniques as well as automatic metrics have been proposed and investigated in the last decade. However, very few evaluation methods ...
  • Domínguez Bajo, Mónica; Farrús, Mireia; Wanner, Leo (De Gruyter, 2021)
    The correspondence between the communicative intention of a speaker in terms of Information Structure and the way this speaker reflects communicative aspects by means of prosody have been a fruitful field of study in ...
  • Costa-jussà, Marta R.; Farrús, Mireia (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    When evaluating machine translation outputs, linguistics is usually taken into account implicitly. Annotators have to decide whether a sentence is better than another or not, using, for example, adequacy and fluency criteria ...

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