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Speech and Language Technology


Sample Talks


See also: sample publications.

  • 2014, "A Conversation about Conversational Interfaces,". Moderator and Organizer of Keynote panel with Adam Cheyer, David Israel, Barney Pel, Mobile Speech Conference. San Francisco.
  • 2010, "The Growing Impact of Speech Technology on Society," pdf of Powerpoint. Invited Speaker, American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS. San Diego.
  • 2007, "Trends and Predictions in Speech Research," part of Keynote address, AVIOS. San Francisco. Powerpoint show (.ppsx)
  • 2007, "Multimedia Technology in Educational Applications," invited talk at IEEE MMSP, Chania, Greece. Pdf version of Powerpoint presentation.
  • 2001, Method and system for text-independent grading of pronunciation for language instruction 2004, "Assessing Reading Skills in Young Children: the TBALL Project," E. Andersen and P. Price, CRESST Conference, UCLA, Sept. 9th, 2004. PDF of Powerpoint.
  • 2003, "Voice User Interface Design," M. Cohen, P. Price and A. Rudnicky, AVIOS/SpeechTek tutorial.
  • 2002-2003, "Overview of Speech Technology", overview of speech in language pedagogy, metrics in speech technology evaluation, tools for speech development, technology transition, (various clients).
  • 2001, "Using Speech and Language Technology to Coach Reading," P. Price and L. Julia, in Proc. Human Language Technology, Morgan Kaufmann, pp. 373-374.
  • 2000, "Automatic Speech Recognition: Better than Text?" P. Price, J. Picone, invited talk American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • 1999, "Speech in the Information Age," P. Price, Orgeon Graduate Institute invited talk.
  • 1999, "On the Relative Importance of Different Prosodic Factors for Improving Speech Synthesis," I. Bulyko, M. Ostendorf, P. Price, in Proc. Int. Congress Phonetic Sciences. Vol. 1, pp. 81-84.
  • 1998 "Speech Technology: From Laboratory to Field," P. J. Price, SRI International all staff meeting, March, Menlo Park.
  • 1998 "How can Speech Technology Replicate and Complement Skills of Good Language Teachers in Ways that Help People to Learn Language?" Invited keynote speech and paper for Speech Technology in Language Learning, May, Stockholm.
  • 1998 "Speech Trends and Predictions, or Do We Need Text?" invited panel and paper, Acoustical Society of American, June, Seattle.
  • 1997 "If Speech = Text, Why are we here?" invited panelist, AAAI Symp. multi-modal multi-lingual information extraction, March, Stanford University
  • 1997 "Speech and Natural Language in Human-Machine Interactions," invited talk, Beckman Institute, May, Urbana-Champaign.
  • 1997 "Modeling the Way Humans Produce and Perceive Speech: Advances, Challenges, and Applications," invited NSF panelist, August.
  • 1996 "Speech and NL in HMI: the Past as Springboard to the Future," invited Xerox PARC Forum, October, Palo Alto.
  • 1996 "Automatic Text-Independent Pronunciation Scoring of Foreign Language Student Speech,"L. Neumeyer , H. Franco, M. Weintraub and Price P, Proc. Int. Conf. Spoken Language Proc., Phila., pp. 1457-1460.
  • 1995 "La Reconnaissance de la Parole dans le Contexte de la Communication Homme-Machine," invited speaker, Traitement Automatique de Langue Naturelle, June, Marseille.