Paper: From Pipedreams To Products And Promise!

ACL ID N06-4002
Title From Pipedreams To Products And Promise!
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session System Demonstration
Year 2006

This demonstration provides a historical perspective of a number of research and commercial systems in Spoken Language Technology over the past 20+ years. A series of chronologically ordered video clips from many sources will be pre- sented to illustrate the many steps and the tremendous progress that has been achieved over the years. The clips them- selves are drawn from diverse academic and commercial research labs, product presentations, and user applications. All show systems being demonstrated or in actual use. Over 20 different laboratory systems, products, and companies are rep- resented in this collection of video mate- rials. Each of the clips has previously been shown publicly. The present selec- tion primarily focuses on speech and natural language systems for speech rec- ogniti...