SFI_FastNet - Trinity College Dublin

bouncerarcheryAI and Robotics

Nov 14, 2013 (3 years and 4 months ago)

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SFI
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FastNet

Lead Institution:TCD


Lead PI: Prof. Nick Campbell

with Ailbhe Ni Chasaide & Christer Gobl


Stokes Prof.


Prof. Nick Campbell

Academic Partners

Prof Kashioka Hideki (NAIST, Japan)

Drs. Joaquim Gustafson, Jens, Edlund (KTH, Sweden)

Prof Julie Berndsen, Dr. Fred Cummins (UCD),

Prof. Petra Wagner (Bielefeld). Prof T. Sadanobu, (Kobe)

Prof Anton Nijholt (Twente, Netherlands)

Prof Anna Esposito (COST 2012, EU) …. …. ….

Industry Partners

(applications

welcome)

This research will produce a device for processing human speech, as part of a robot,
an information
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providing service, a translation service, or an entertainment
system, which is able to process not just the text of that speech, but also able to
interpret the intentions, or acts, of the speaker.

4 Researchers

(in the group)

2 Post Docs

4 PhD Students

+ support staff

Award Size


950,000

+ X% from industry

Term

5 Years

Commencing April 2010



Stokes Prof.


Prof. Nick Campbell


Core Activities/Technologies


Focus on Actions in Social Talk;


network
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enabling technology “
FastNet”


A technology for capturing conversational speech


A technology for processing interactive speech


Conversational Interaction Modelling


Voice & Speech in Social Interaction


Text
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free Speech Processing


Human
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machine interface components


Interactive speech synthesis technology

Key Research Highlights


World’s first corpus of the conversational speech of Ireland


Demonstration of interactive / social speech technology


International links with major speech research laboratories

contact details/website

Room 3040

Center for Language and Communication Studies

Trinity College Dublin, D2

Tel


01 8961626

E
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mail


nick@tcd.ie

Web
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http://www.speech
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data.jp/fastnet/


http://www.tcd.ie/slscs/clcs/phonetics/fastnet/



www.sfi.ie


E
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mail:

ruth.freeman@sfi.ie

Tel:


+353 1 607 3240




Focus on Actions in Social Talk


network
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enabling technology


FastNet