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5.3.28. Philippines

FLaReNet Summary

There are currently three laboratories working on language resource technologies in the Philippines.

Contact Point Input

National/Regional contact : Teodosia Merlin Suarez, De La Salle University.

Programs

There are currently three laboratories working on language resource technologies in the Philippines.

1. Focusing on speech to text, text to speech, speaker identification and verification, speech training SW, corpora building for Filipino speech (Filipino Speech Corpus), among others, the Speech Research at the UP Signal Processing Lab:
http://www.eee.upd.edu.ph/dsp/186.

2. Focusing on machine translation, dialogue analysis, corpora building for speech (ICE-PHI) and written text, natural language understanding and generation, the Center for Language Technologies of De La Salle University:
http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/research/centers/adric/nlp/.

3. Focusing on creation of multimodal emotion databases and its analysis, recognition of non-verbal social signal cues (i.e. laughter), and accompanying behavioral cues like head shakes/nods, posture congruence, and body movement:
http://cehci.dlsu.edu.ph.