Text, Speech and Dialogue

17th International Conference, TSD 2014, Brno, Czech Republic, September 8-12, 2014. Proceedings

  • Petr Sojka
  • Aleš Horák
  • Ivan Kopeček
  • Karel Pala
Conference proceedings TSD 2014

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-10816-2

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8655)

Table of contents (73 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. An Information Extraction Customizer
      Ralph Grishman, Yifan He
      Pages 3-10
    3. Entailment Graphs for Text Analytics in the Excitement Project
      Bernardo Magnini, Ido Dagan, Günter Neumann, Sebastian Pado
      Pages 11-18
    4. Multi-lingual Text Leveling
      Salim Roukos, Jerome Quin, Todd Ward
      Pages 19-26
  3. Text

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. SuMACC Project’s Corpus
      Mohamed Morchid, Richard Dufour, Usman Niaz, Francis Bouvier, Clément de Groc, Claude de Loupy et al.
      Pages 29-36
    3. Empiric Introduction to Light Stochastic Binarization
      Daniel Devatman Hromada
      Pages 37-45
    4. Detecting Commas in Slovak Legal Texts
      Róbert Sabo, Štefan Beňuš
      Pages 62-67
    5. Generating Underspecified Descriptions of Landmark Objects
      Ivandré Paraboni, Alan K. Yamasaki, Adriano S. R. da Silva, Caio V. M. Teixeira
      Pages 76-83
    6. A Topic Model Scoring Approach for Personalized QA Systems
      Hamidreza Chinaei, Luc Lamontagne, François Laviolette, Richard Khoury
      Pages 84-92
    7. Feature Exploration for Authorship Attribution of Lithuanian Parliamentary Speeches
      Jurgita Kapočiūtė-Dzikienė, Andrius Utka, Ligita Šarkutė
      Pages 93-100
    8. Bengali Named Entity Recognition Using Margin Infused Relaxed Algorithm
      Somnath Banerjee, Sudip Kumar Naskar, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
      Pages 125-132
    9. Score Normalization Methods Applied to Topic Identification
      Lucie Skorkovská, Zbyněk Zajíc
      Pages 133-140

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue, TSD 2013, held in Brno, Czech Republic, in September 2014. The 70 papers presented together with 3 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 143 submissions. They focus on topics such as corpora and language resources; speech recognition; tagging, classification and parsing of text and speech; speech and spoken language generation; semantic processing of text and speech; integrating applications of text and speech processing; automatic dialogue systems; as well as multimodal techniques and modelling.


classification clustering computational linguistics computational linguistics dialogue systems document classification document segmentation electronic corpora face recognition feature selection finite state machines grammar checking language identification language modeling language modling natural language processing quality of synthetic speech speech synthesis text analytics

Editors and affiliations

  • Petr Sojka
    • 1
  • Aleš Horák
    • 2
  • Ivan Kopeček
    • 2
  • Karel Pala
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Informatics, Department of Information TechnologiesMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-10815-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-10816-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349