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  1. Expert and Crowdsourced Annotation of Pronunciation Errors for Automatic Scoring Systems

    Author(s): Loukina, Anastassia ; Lopez, Melissa ; Evanini, Keelan ; Suendermann-Oeft, David ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2015

    Source: Moller, S.; Ney, H.; Mobius, B.; Noth, E.; Steidl, S. (Eds.). Proceedings of Interspeech 2015. Australia: Causal Productions Pty Ltd., p2809-2813.

  2. Automated Essay Scoring: Writing Assessment and Instruction

    Author(s): Shermis, Mark D. ; Burstein, Jill ; Higgins, Derrick ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2010

    Source: Peterson, Penelope; Baker, Eva; McGaw, Barry (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Ed., Vol. 4. Oxford: Elsevier, 2010, p20-26

  3. SpeechRater: A Construct-Driven Approach to Scoring Spontaneous Non-Native Speech

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Higgins, Derrick ; Xi, Xiaoming

    Publication Year: 2007

    Source: Eskenazi, M. (Chair) Proceedings of the International Speech Communication Association Special Interest Group on Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE). International Speech Communication Association, 2007

  4. Automatic Scoring of Non-Native Spontaneous Speech in Tests of Spoken English

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Higgins, Derrick ; Xi, Xiaoming ; Williamson, David M.

    Publication Year: 2009

    Source: Speech Communication, v51 n10 p883-895, 2009

  5. Predicting Word Accuracy for the Automatic Speech Recognition of Non-Native Speech

    Author(s): Yoon, Su-Youn ; Chen, Lei ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2011

    Source: Proceedings of Interspeech, Nov 2010, p773-776

  6. Non-scorable Response Detection for Automated Speaking Proficiency Assessment

    Author(s): Yoon, Su-Youn ; Evanini, Keelan ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2011

    Source: Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, Jun 24, 2011, p152-160

  7. Pronunciation Accuracy and Intelligibility of Non-Native Speech

    Author(s): Loukina, Anastassia ; Lopez, Melissa ; Evanini, Keelan ; Suendermann-Oeft, David ; Ivanov, Alexei V. ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2015

    Source: Moller, S.; Ney, H.; Mobius, B.; Noth, E.; Steidl, S. (Eds.). Proceedings of Interspeech 2015. Australia: Causal Productions Pty Ltd., p1917-1921.

  8. Feature Selection for Automated Speech Scoring

    Author(s): Loukina, Anastassia ; Zechner, Klaus ; Chen, Lei ; Heilman, Michael

    Publication Year: 2015

    Source: Proceedings of the 2015 Tenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, Denver, CO, June 4, 2015, p12-19.

  9. Spoken Language Condensation in the 21st Century

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2003

    Source: Proceedings of the Eurospeech-2003, Special Session on Robust Methods for the Analysis of Spoken Language Dialogues, Sep 2003

  10. The Importance of Optimal Parameter Setting for Pitch Extraction

    Author(s): Evanini, Keelan ; Lai, Catherine ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2010

    Source: Proceedings of the 160th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Nov 15-19, 2010

  11. Automatic Scoring of Children's Read-Aloud Text Passages and Word Lists

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Sabatini, John P. ; Chen, Lei

    Publication Year: 2009

    Source: Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, 2009, p10-18

  12. Improved Pronunciation Features for Construct-driven Assessment of Non-native Spontaneous Speech

    Author(s): Chen, Lei ; Zechner, Klaus ; Xi, Xiaoming

    Publication Year: 2009

    Source: Proceedings of Human Language Technologies: The 2009 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Jun 2009, p442-449

  13. Automated Content Scoring of Spoken Responses Containing Multiple Parts with Factual Information

    Author(s): Xiong, Wenting ; Evanini, Keelan ; Zechner, Klaus ; Chen, Lei

    Publication Year: 2013

    Source: Proceedings of SLaTE 2013. Interspeech 2013 Satellite Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education, Grenoble, France, Aug 30-31 and Sept 1, 2013, p137-142

  14. Applying Rhythm Metrics to Non-native Spontaneous Speech

    Author(s): Lai, Catherine ; Evanini, Keelan ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2013

    Source: Proceedings of SLaTE 2013. Interspeech 2013 Satellite Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education, Grenoble, France, Aug 30-31 and Sept 1, 2013, p159-163

  15. Using F0 Contours to Assess Nativeness in a Sentence Repeat Task

    Author(s): Ma, Min ; Evanini, Keelan ; Loukina, Anastassia ; Wang, Xinhao ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2015

    Source: INTERSPEECH 2015. 16th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Dresden, Germany, Sept 6 - 10, 2015, p653-657.

  16. Adapting the Acoustic Model of a Speech Recognizer for Varied Proficiency Non-Native Spontaneous Speech Using Read Speech with Language-Specific Pronunciation Difficulty

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Higgins, Derrick ; Lawless, Rene ; Futagi, Yoko ; Ohls, Sarah ; Ivanov, George

    Publication Year: 2009

    Source: Interspeech 2009: 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, v1-5, 2009, p612-615

  17. Using Amazon Mechanical Turk for Transcription of Non-Native Speech

    Author(s): Evanini, Keelan ; Higgins, Derrick ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2010

    Source: Proceedings of the NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Creating Speech and Language Data with Amazon's Mechanical Turk, Los Angeles, CA: Association for Computational Linguistics, Jun 2010, p53-56

  18. Evaluating Prosodic Features for Automated Scoring of Non-Native Read Speech

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Xi, Xiaoming ; Chen, Lei

    Publication Year: 2011

    Source: Proceedings of ASRU-2011, Hawaii, Dec 2011

  19. Automated Scoring of Speaking Items in an Assessment for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus ; Evanini, Keelan ; Yoon, Su-Youn ; Davis, Lawrence ; Wang, Xinhao ; Chen, Lei ; Lee, Chong Min ; Leong, Chee Wee

    Publication Year: 2014

    Source: Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications, p1363-1373, Oct 2014

  20. Speech and Language Processing for Educational Applications

    Author(s): Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2012

    Source: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society: SLTC Newsletter, Nov 2012

  21. Coherence Modeling for the Automated Assessment of Spontaneous Spoken Responses

    Author(s): Wang, Xinhao ; Evanini, Keelan ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2013

    Source: Proceedings of the NAACL HLT, 2013, Atlanta, GA June 9-14, 2013, p814-819

  22. Automated Scoring of Spontaneous Speech Using SpeechRater v1.0

    Author(s): Xi, Xiaoming ; Higgins, Derrick ; Zechner, Klaus ; Williamson, David M.

    Publication Year: 2008

    Source: ETS Research Report

  23. Using Crowdsourcing to Provide Prosodic Annotations for Non-Native Speech

    Author(s): Evanini, Keelan ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2011

    Source: Proceedings of Interspeech 2011, Aug 2011

  24. Computing and Evaluating Syntactic Complexity Features for Automated Scoring of Spontaneous Non-Native Speech

    Author(s): Miao, Chen ; Zechner, Klaus

    Publication Year: 2011

    Source: Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Jun 19-24, 2011, p722-731

  25. A Three-Stage Approach to the Automated Scoring of Spontaneous Spoken Responses

    Author(s): Higgins, Derrick ; Xi, Xiaoming ; Zechner, Klaus ; Williamson, David M.

    Publication Year: 2011

    Source: Computer Speech and Language, v25 n2 p282-306, Apr 2011

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