Role models?

Sjá íslenska þýðingu neðar.Will the Icelandic Language Technology program and our efforts become role models for other similar languages? Read about RU's take on the work we are participating in and see us in action (picture taken pre-Covid).Gæti íslenska máltækniáætlunin orðið leiðarljós annarra lítilla málsvæða? Hérna er umfjöllun HR um starfsemi okkar (Myndir teknar fyrir …

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Can stress be measured?

For the past few years, Eydís has been looking into it. She did a cross analysis on different measurements of cognitive workload with respect to the Icelandic flight industry. Cognitive workload, for the purposes of this article is synonymous with stress. The research indicates there are clear differences in measurements when an individual is rested …

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Language Technology Seminar this Saturday

The cooperation between LVL and other leading icelandic organizations is increasing. Tomorrow Reykjavik University and  Societas Scientiarum Islandica (Vísindafélag Íslendinga) are holding a seminar and panel discussion on the current progress and the future of implementing language technologies for Icelandic. It will be held at Reykjavik University room M105. Hrafn Loftsson, of LVL, will be …

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Radio Host Interviews Jón Guðnason about Robotics and AI

Recently, Jón was interviewed on the Icelandic afternoon radio show,  Síðdegisútvarpið. On the program, he conversed about the progress in robotics and artificial intelligence. The focus of the conversation was on a new video from Boston Dynamics and how their robots can get about by opening doors and how the latest development in AI is …

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Interspeech 2017 Conference Summary

Yu-Ren gave a really good talk about measuring voice severity. Then, on Wednesday Anna, Inga, Matthías, and Jón answered questions about their posters to conference attendees. During the conference, welcome reception, and the banquet we reconnected with many old colleagues and met many new  in the speech processing and speech recognition world. For anyone who …

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Largest Icelandic LVL Group at Interspeech in 2017

This August, our LVL group members will be attending Interspeech 2017 to present their three papers, meet other folks in the speech recognition field, and have lots of fun. Two posters,“Building an ASR corpus using Althingi’s Parliamentary Speeches" and "Building ASR corpora using Eyra," will be presented during the Wednesday Special Session: Digital Revolution for Under-resourced …

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