Research on Understanding and Generating Dialogue by Integrated Processing of Speech, Language and Concept

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas by Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Japan

A: Studies on Speech Recognition and Synthesis in Spoken Dialogue

Yasuhisa Niimi (Kyoto Institute of Technology)

Modeling Dialogue Control Strategies to Relieve Speech Recognition Errors

Fumitada Itakura (Nagoya University)

Acoustic Analysis of Dialog Speech

Hideki Kasuya (Utsunomiya University)

Speech Synthesis Method for Spoken Dialogue System and Psychological Assessment of Synthetic Speech

Shigeyoshi Kitazawa (Shizuoka University)

Acoustic Analysis of Dialogue Speech

Seiichi Nakagawa (Toyohashi University of Technology)

Recognition of Dialog Speech

Keikichi Hirose (University of Tokyo)

A Method on Speech Synthesis for Spoken Dialogue Systems and Psychological Assessment of the Synthetic Speech

Shozo Makino (Tohoku University)

Recognition of Dialogue Speech

Seiji Niimi (University of Tokyo)

Mechanisms of Situation Adaptive Speech Production in Dialogue

Kikuko Nishina (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Analysis of Paraphrases and Cohesion in Dialogues at Seminars

Yasuo Ariki (Ryukoku University)

Dialogue Speech Recognition by Simultaneous spotting of Phonemes, Words and Phrases

Kuniko Kakita (Toyama Prefectural University)

Inter-Speaker Interaction in Speech Rhythm

Masahide Sugiyama (The University of Aizu)

Study on Robust Speech Recognition Based on Microphone Array and Probabilistic Signal Source Modelling Techniques

Kazuko Tojo (Kyushu Women's University)

Speech Recognition Mechanism of Second Language Learners in Short-Term Memory

B: Studies on Language Analysis and Generation in Spoken Dialogue

Hozumi Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Integrated Processing of Linguistic and Speech Information

Hiroaki Tsurumaru (Nagasaki University)

Thesaurus Construction and Analysis Method for Dialogue Understanding

Takao Gunji (Osaka University)

Linguistic Studies of Dialogue

Jun-ichi Abe (Hokkaido University)

A Cognitive Science Approach to the Problem of Dialogue

Yuji Matsumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Language Analysis for Dialogue Understanding

Naoyuki Okada (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Generating Dialogue

Naoyoshi Tamura (Yokohama National University)

Incremental and Coherence Preserving Rhetorical Structure Analysis on Dialogue Processing

Manabu Okumura (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

A Language Analysis Method for Spoken Dialogue Understanding

Shun Ishizaki (Keio University)

Studies of Cognitive Semantic Model and Analytic Methods for Discourse Understanding

Hiroaki Saito (Keio University)

Understanding Spontaneous Speech in Spoken Dialogue

Naoko Maruyama (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)

So-called "Particle Ellipsis"

Shigeru Sato (Tohoku University)

Generation of Temporal Deictic Expressions in Japanese and English Dialogues

Toru Hitaka (Kyushu University)

Stochastic Language Design for Speech Recognition

C: Studies on Understanding and Presentation of Conceptual Information in Spoken Dialogue

Riichiro Mizoguchi (Osaka University)

Model of Dialog -- Prediction of the Next Topic Based on Utterance Motivation --

Tadahiro Kitahashi (Osaka University)

Dialogue Model and Associative Processing

Masao Yokota (Fukuoka Institute of Technology)

Common Sense Knowledge Base and Outer World Interface

Hidetosi Sirai (Chukyo University)

Dialogue Understanding based on Situation Semantics and Pragmatics

Toyoaki Nishida (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Dialogue Management and Commonsense Server

Kuniaki Uehara (Kobe University)

Understanding and Presentation of Conceptual Information based on Planning

Tsutomu Endo (Oita University)

Problem Solving of Elementary Mathematics Based on Co-reference between Drill Text and Dialogue with Teacher

Satoshi Sato (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Knowledge Acquisition from Dialogue

Nigel Ward (University of Tokyo)

An Experiment in the Application of Semantic Feedback for Speech Understanding

Mitsuhiro Okada (Keio University)

Logical Semantics Theory and Relevance Theory for Models of Dialogue Understanding

D: Studies on Modeling of Spoken Dialogue

Katsuhiko Shirai (Waseda University)

Cognitive Model for Speech Dialogue

Shuji Doshita (Kyoto University)

A Computational Model of Man-Machine Dialogue

Hiroya Fujisaki (Science University of Tokyo)

Toward Constructing a Cognitive Model for the Process of Spoken Dialogue

Shuichi Itahashi (University of Tsukuba)

Creation and Application of Dialogue Corpora

Yuichiro Anzai (Keio University)

Motivation of Utterance of Autonomous Mobile Robots

Yukinori Takubo (Kyushu University)

Linguistic Modeling of Dialogue Management

Akira Kurematsu (University of Electro-Communications)

Data Collection and Linguistic Analysis of Spoken Dialogue

Syun Tutiya (Chiba University)

Marking Up the Dialogs with $<$utterance$>$ Tags

Akira Ichikawa (Chiba University)

Advanced Research for Modeling of Spontaneous Spoken Dialogue Understanding System Using Supra Segmental Features

Hiroshi Nakagawa (Yokohama National University)

Causality and Point of View in Japanese Complex Sentences

Satoshi Kinsui (Kobe University)

The Comprehensive Study of Japanese Response Markers on the basis of a Knowledge Model

Masatake Dantsuji (Kansai University)

A Research Study of the Development of a Computer Aided/Assisted Instruction (CAI) System for the Japanese Language Education Based on a Spoken Dialog Mode

Steering Committee

Shuji Doshita (Kyoto University)

Yasuhisa Niimi (Kyoto Institute of Technology)

Seiichi Nakagawa (Toyohashi University of Technology)

Hozumi Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Naoyuki Okada (Kyushu Institute of Technology)

Riichiro Mizoguchi (Osaka University)

Toyoaki Nishida (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Katsuhiko Shirai (Waseda University)

Hiroya Fujisaki (Science University of Tokyo)

Akira Kurematsu (University of Electro-Communications)

Tetsunori Kobayashi (Waseda University)

Hajime Enomoto (Shibaura Institute of Technology)

Setsuo Ohsuga (University of Tokyo)

Toshiyuki Sakai (Ryukoku University)

Makoto Nagao (Kyoto University)

Shoichi Noguchi (Nippon University)

Akio Fukumura (Chukyo University)

Hitoshi Iida (ATR)

Michio Okada (NTT)

Kazuyo Tanaka (ETL)

Tatsuya Kawahara (Kyoto University)