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University of West Bohemia in Pilsen

Awards

LIPS 2008 - Visual Speech Synthesis Challenge

Talking head system received golden award in the first visual speech synthesis challenge "LIPS 2008" in the category "Intelligibility".

Link: LIPS 2008

CLEF 2006, 2007

The IR system developed in our lab won the Czech task in the Cross-Language Speech Retrieval track held within the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum campaign two times in a row, in 2006 and 2007. Our team is the only winner of this task, which was evaluated in those two years only.

Links: CLEF, CLEF 2007

NLP Tools Contest

Quality of machine translation to low resource language was verified in the NLP Tools Contest (ICON 2008 conference) on the translation from English to Hindi. The system won second place.

Link: ICON 2008