SpeechTEK 2017 Speaker List

Jeff Adams Mary Alsayegh David Attwater Larry Baldwin Deepak Batheja Samrat Baul Homayoon Beigi David Bliss Jonathan Bloom Allyson Boudousquie Bernard Brafman Daniel C Burnett Jenny Burr Yishay Carmiel Raul Castanon-Martinez David Claiborn Jordan Cohen Reid Coleman Deborah Dahl Erik Delorey Advait Deshpande Cuong Do Eric Dolman Mike Dwyer Aaron Fisher Kristie Flenord Keri Fraser … Continue reading SpeechTEK 2017 Speaker List

STKU-1: Natural Language Understanding

SpeechTEK University – Sunday 23 April 13:30 – 16:30 Natural language interaction with automated agents in call centers, with chatbots, and virtual assistants on mobile devices is becoming more and more common. Through developer tools such as Microsoft LUIS, IBM Watson, the Alexa Skills Kit, and Nuance Mix, natural language understanding capabilities are becoming increasingly accessible … Continue reading STKU-1: Natural Language Understanding

SD202: Standards for Virtual Assistants

SUNRISE DISCUSSIONS – Tuesday 25 April 08:00 – 08:45 The new W3C Voice Interaction Community Group is collecting use cases for voice interaction with virtual assistants. We are exploring topics such as discovery of virtual assistants with specific expertise, standard formats for statistical language models, interoperability for conversational interfaces, and work on dialogue management or “workflow” … Continue reading SD202: Standards for Virtual Assistants

B202: Spoken Language Interaction With Autonomous Devices

Track B: TALKING WITH THINGS – Tuesday 25 April 11:45 – 12:30 The world is increasingly filled with devices that can move around and do things on their own. These include toys, robots, drones, vacuum cleaners, lawnmowers, and many other devices. Consider spoken language interaction with devices that move and how this interaction is different from … Continue reading B202: Spoken Language Interaction With Autonomous Devices

STKU-6: Developing Multimodal Applications for New Platforms

SpeechTEK University – Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – Wednesday 26 April 13:30 – 16:30 Multimodal interfaces, combining speech, graphics, and sensor input, are becoming increasingly important for interaction with the rapidly expanding variety of nontraditional platforms, including mobile, wearables, robots, and devices in the Internet of Things. User interfaces on these platforms will need to be … Continue reading STKU-6: Developing Multimodal Applications for New Platforms

Dahl, Deborah

Deborah DahlPrincipalConversational Technologies LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook Dr. Deborah Dahl is the Principal at Conversational Technologies, where she assists her clients in developing speech product strategies and in designing innovative applications of speech technology. She chairs the W3C Multimodal Interaction Working Group and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. She received Speech Luminary … Continue reading Dahl, Deborah