Speech corpus design for audio-book generating

Seminar from Meysam Shamsi, post-doc at LIUM   Date: 25/09/2020 Time: 11h00 Localisation: IC2, boardroom Speaker: Meysam Shamsi Voice corpus plays a crucial role in the quality of the synthetic speech generation, specially under a length constraint. Creating a new voice is costly and the recording script selection for an expressive TTS task is generally […]

Thibault Prouteau

Temporal word embeddings: neologisms, gender bias, corpus of French newsStarting: 01/10/2020PhD Student: Thibault ProuteauAdvisor(s): Sylvain MeignierCo-advisor(s): Nicolas Dugué et Nathalie CamelinFunding: Allocation de recherche du ministère de l’enseignement supérieurContexte de la thèse : La télévision, la production littéraire et internet fournissent des traces de notre utilisation de la langue [6]. Grâce à l’Ina, la mémoire […]

Valentin Pelloin

Artificial Intelligence for a semantically controlled speech understandingStarting: 01/10/2020PhD Student: Valentin PelloinAdvisor(s): Sylvain MeignierCo-advisor(s): Nathalie Camelin et Antoine LaurentFunding: ANR AISSPERDescritpion Le projet ANR AISSPER (Artificial Intelligence for Semantically controlled SPEech UndeRstanding) a pour objectif de proposer des nouveaux algorithmes afin de résoudre le difficile problème de la compréhension de la parole. En effet, malgré […]

ESPERANTO

Exchanges for SPEech ReseArch aNd TechnOlogies (ESPERANTO)Date: 01/2020 – 12/2023Funding: EU H2020Call: Partners: academic (MS): Université du Mans, Universidad de Zaragoza, The University of Sheffield, Brno University of Technology, Laboratoire national de métrologie et d’essais (LNE), Université Grenoble Alpes, Avignon Université, University of Yaounde, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones cientificas y tecnicas, Universidad de Chile, Centro […]

Martin Lebourdais

Extraction of end-to-end semantic information from audio signalStarting: 01/10/2020PhD Student: Martin LebourdaisAdvisor(s): Sylvain MeignierCo-advisor(s): Antoine Laurent, Marie TahonFunding: ANR GEMThe GEM project aims to describe the differences in representation and treatment between women and men in the media, based on the automatic analysis of large volumes of French-language data contained in the INA and Deezer […]

Salima Mdhaffar

PhD defence, Salima Mdhaffar Date: 01/07/2020 Time: 9h30 Location: Université d’Avignon, videoconference Title : Speech Recognition in the context of lectures: Evaluation, Progress and Enrichment Jury members: Reviewers: – Prof. Georges Linarès (Professeur, Université d’Avignon) – Dr. Irina Illina (Maître de conférences HDR, Université de Nancy) Examiners: – Prof. Sylvain Meignier (Professeur, Le Mans Université) […]

5 minutes pour comprendre ; Anthony Larcher sur Radio alpa

For the eighth issue of the 5 minutes to understand program, Anthony Larcher looks at the role that artificial intelligence plays in the current health crisis. You can find and listen to it on the website of radio alpa 5 MINUTES POUR COMPRENDRE: every Wednesday at 6.30 pm on Radio Alpa 107.3 Le Mans.

ArSentimentAnalysis

Corpus: ArSentimentAnalysis (ArSentimentAnalysis)GitHub: https://github.com/amirabaroumi/ArSentimentAnalysis Author(s): Amira BarhoumiNathalie CamelinYannick EstèveLe package ArSentimentAnalysis comprend un ensemble de ressources permettant de concevoir et évaluer un système d’analyse d’opinions en arabe. Le package contient: Des ensembles d’embeddings spécifiques à l’arabe pré-entrainés Le lexique polarisé ArSentLex 1/ Ensembles d’embeddings spécifiques à l’arabe : Les embeddings pré-entrainés existants représentent un mot […]

Analyse et contre-mesures des fraudes à l’usurpation d’identité dans les systèmes de biométrie comportementale

Seminar from Thomas Thebaud, PhD student at Orange and LIUM   Date: 06/01/2020 Time: 11h00 Localisation: IC2, boardroom Speaker: Thomas Thebaud With the increasing use of biometric systems for authentication, the question of the security of these systems arises. The objective of this thesis is to study the possible frauds (spoofing) on several behavioral biometries […]