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5.3.17. Japan

FLaReNet Summary

Japan is very active on Language Technologies, both for spoken and written language processing. Japan developed many initiatives to strengthen the activity on LR through research infrastructures such as ALAGIN and Language Grid, and installed a LR distribution entity (GSK).

Contact Point Input

National/Regional contact: Satoshi Nakamura, NICT Speech.
National/Regional contact: Juinichi Tsujii,Tokyo University.

Programs

The initiatives and activities in NLP in Japan are presented in Annex 8.

The following links are more specific to Speech Research

http://research.nii.ac.jp/src/eng/index.html
http://www.gsk.or.jp/index_e.html
http://nlp.kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp/Speech_Portal/index-e.html
http://nlp.kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp/NLP_Portal/index-e.html
http://tosa.mri.co.jp/sounddb/indexe.htm
http://www.kokken.go.jp/en/research_projects/kotonoha/csj/
http://mastar.jp/index-e.html

have been developed.