Exchanges for SPEech ReseArch aNd TechnOlogies 

Our objectives

ESPERANTO will contribute to the development of the next generation of AI; AI interacting with their users for better learning but also explainable systems: systems whose decisions are understandable by humans. In order to make these technologies accessible to the largest number of people, ESPERANTO will address applications with limited resources in the field of rare languages, robotics or education.

Among major events, the ESPERANTO consortium will co-organize in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University. JSALT workshops consist of 2 weeks of summer school followed by 6 weeks of teamwork on a research topic chosen by the organizers and funded by major American companies. For the second time in 25 years, this key event in the field of Artificial Intelligence will take place outside the American continent and will bring 5 teams of international researchers to Le Mans.


    • Kick-Off Meeting

      ESPERANTO Kick off meeting was held online.

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    • Speechbrain Release

      The first public version of SpeechBrain (https://speechbrain.github.io/) is released.

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    • NIST workshop on AI Measurement and Evaluation

      The three-day workshop aims to bring together stakeholders and experts to identify the most pressing needs for AI measurement and evaluation and to advance the state of the art and practice.

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    • The LIUM human active correction platform for speaker diarization

      The human assisted speaker diarization platform enables a human annotator to correct the output of any speaker diarization system by providing a graphical view of the diarization segmentation and clustering steps and guiding the human annotator to optimize the correction process and easily improve the resulting diarization.

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    • European Night of Researchers

      ESPERANTO project was presented during the European Night of Researchers in Le Mans.

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    • Secondment of Fethi Bougares

      WP2: Working with low resources
      Fethi Bougares from LMU (France) is hosted by Elyadata (Tunisia) for 7 months

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