20 June 2022

Language Resources and Evaluation Conference 2022 (LREC)

After its cancellation in 2020, the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC) will open its doors for the 13th edition on June 20 in Marseille! It is the flagship event organized every two years by the European Language Resources Association (ELRA) and the Istituto di Linguistica Computazinale (ILC-CNR).

The local organizing committee is chaired this year by Philippe Blache (LPL/ILCB) and Frédéric Béchet (LIS).

Several members of the Speech and Language Laboratory will have the opportunity to present their research work (see listing above).

CLeLfPC: a Large Open Multi-Speaker Corpus of French Cued Speech Brigitte Bigi, Maryvonne Zimmermann and Carine André
HECTOR: A Hybrid TExt SimplifiCation TOol for Raw Texts in French Amalia Todirascu, Rodrigo Wilkens, Eva Rolin, Thomas François, Delphine Bernhard and Núria Gala
The Badalona Corpus - An Audio, Video and Neuro-Physiological Conversational Dataset Philippe Blache, Salomé Antoine, Dorina De Jong, Lena-Marie Huttner, Emilia Kerr, Thierry Legou, Eliot Maës and Clément François
Integrating a Phrase Structure Corpus Grammar and a Lexical-Semantic Network: the HOLINET Knowledge Graph Jean-Philippe Prost
PATATRA and PATAFreq: two French databases for the documentation of within-speaker variability in speech Cécile Fougeron, Nicolas Audibert, Cedric Gendrot, Estelle Chardenon and Louise Wohmann
The Speed-Vel Project: a Corpus of Sound and Aerodynamic Data to Measure Droplets Emission During Speech Interaction in a Context of Covid-19 Contamination Francesca Carbone, Gilles Bouchet, Alain Ghio, Thierry Legou, Carine André, Muriel Lalain, Sabrina Kadri, Caterina Petrone, Federica Procino and Antoine Giovanni

In addition, Núria Gala (LPL) also organized the Workshop on Tools and Resources for People with READing DIfficulties (READI) which will take place on June 24: https://cental.uclouvain.be/readi2022/programme.html

There is also the Smiling and Laughter workshop across contexts and the life-span (SmiLa) coordinated this time by Chiara Mazzocconi (Post-doc ILCB/LPL). Several members of the LPL will be present this Friday, June 24:

  • Are you Smiling When I am Speaking? Auriane Boudin, Roxane Bertrand, Magalie Ochs, Philippe Blache and Stéphane Rauzy
  • A Measure of the Smiling Synchrony in the Conversational Face-to-face Interaction Corpus PACO-CHEESE Stéphane Rauzy, Mary Amoyal and Béatrice Priego-Valverde

Finally, Pauline Welby (LPL/CNRS) participated from her headquarters in Nouméa in the scientific committee of the Celtic Linguistics Technology Workshop which took place today as part of LREC 2022.

20 Jun 202225 Jun 2022
Palais du Pharo, Marseille

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