Digitala: An augmented test and review process prototype for high-stakes spoken foreign language examination

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Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association
Subtitle of host publicationInterspeech'16, San Francisco, USA, Sept. 8-12, 2016
PublisherInternational Speech Communication Association
Pages784-785
Number of pages2
Volume08-12-September-2016
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5108-3313-5
StatePublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventINTERSPEECH - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 8 Sep 201612 Sep 2016
Conference number: 17

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association
PublisherInternational Speech Communication Association
ISSN (Print)1990-9770
ISSN (Electronic)2308-457X

Conference

ConferenceINTERSPEECH
Abbreviated titleINTERSPEECH 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period08/09/201612/09/2016

Researchers

Research units

  • University of Helsinki

Abstract

This paper introduces the first prototype for a computerised examination procedure of spoken foreign languages in Finland, intended for national scale upper secondary school final examinations. Speech technology and profiling of reviewers are used to minimise the otherwise massive reviewing effort.

    Research areas

  • Phonetics, Speech analysis, Speech recognition, Spoken language skill assessment

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