Graduate School Colloquium

08 February 2016
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X-building X-E0-224

Maria Soledad Lopez Gambino
Abstract: Introducing the concept of "disfluency character": Speaker-specific tendencies in the use of conversation strategies and their usefulness for incremental speech processing. Keywords: fluency, disfluencies, incrementality, speech, dialogue systems, hesitations, pauses, fillers

Simon Jetzschke
Abstract: Navigation is a fundamental task almost everybody is capable of and although we use this ability  non-stop, we do not know very well how it actually works. This lack of knowledge and the possibility for applications in future techniques make it an interesting and still developing field of studies.
Keywords: Navigation, Path integration, Landmarks, Optimal integration

Anja Philippsen
Talk about Japan: organizational, cultural issues