Text, Speech, and Dialogue

16th International Conference, TSD 2013, Pilsen, Czech Republic, September 1-5, 2013. Proceedings

  • Ivan Habernal
  • Václav Matoušek
Conference proceedings TSD 2013

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-40585-3

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8082)

Table of contents (74 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Talks

    1. Corpora of the Russian Language
      Victor Zakharov
      Pages 1-13
    2. Multilingual Media Monitoring and Text Analysis – Challenges for Highly Inflected Languages
      Ralf Steinberger, Maud Ehrmann, Júlia Pajzs, Mohamed Ebrahim, Josef Steinberger, Marco Turchi
      Pages 22-33
    3. Spoken Dialogs with Children for Science Learning and Literacy
      Ron Cole, Wayne Ward, Daniel Bolanos, Cindy Buchenroth-Martin, Eric Borts
      Pages 34-34
    4. Statecharts and SCXML for Dialogue Management
      Torbjörn Lager
      Pages 35-35
  3. Conference Papers

    1. A Comparison of Two Approaches to Bilingual HMM-Based Speech Synthesis
      Miran Pobar, Tadej Justin, Janez Žibert, France Mihelič, Ivo Ipšić
      Pages 44-51
    2. A New State-of-The-Art Czech Named Entity Recognizer
      Jana Straková, Milan Straka, Jan Hajič
      Pages 68-75
    3. Application of LSTM Neural Networks in Language Modelling
      Daniel Soutner, Luděk Müller
      Pages 105-112
    4. Automatic Machine Translation Evaluation with Part-of-Speech Information
      Aaron L. -F. Han, Derek F. Wong, Lidia S. Chao, Liangye He
      Pages 121-128
    5. Building a Hybrid: Chatterbot – Dialog System
      Alexiei Dingli, Darren Scerri
      Pages 145-152

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, TSD 2013, held in Pilsen, Czech Republic, in September 2013.
The 65 papers presented together with 5 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 148 submissions.
The main topics of this year's conference was corpora, texts and transcription, speech analysis, recognition and synthesis, and their intertwining within NL dialogue systems. The topics also included speech recognition, corpora and language resources, speech and spoken language generation, tagging, classification and parsing of text and speech, semantic processing of text and speech, integrating applications of text and speech processing, as well as automatic dialogue systems, and multimodal techniques and modelling.


bioinformatics electronic dictionaries language identification semantic Web text mining

Editors and affiliations

  • Ivan Habernal
    • 1
  • Václav Matoušek
    • 1
  1. 1.University of West BohemiaPilsenCzech Republic

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-40584-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-40585-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349