The Advanced Speech Translation Research and Development Promotion Center (ASTREC) pursues the research and development of multilingual speech translation technologies and verification testing of those technologies in the community through collaborations between industry, academia and government, with the goal of eliminating the “language barriers” of the world and to realize free interaction between people on a global level.
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|EventFeb. 04, 2022||Talks about XR technologies and speech translation technologies are scheduled during the "Keihanna Information and Communication Open Lab Symposium 2021" which will be held online on Feb. 25.|
|MediaJan. 26, 2022||The media coverage page has been updated.|
|Press ReleaseMar. 30, 2021||A press release about "Further sophistication of multilingual translation systems for the labor sector" was issued.|
|AwardMar. 15, 2021||Mr. HIGASHIYAMA Shohei, Mr. IDEUCHI Masao, Dr. UCHIYAMA Masao, and Dr. SUMITA Eiichiro of the Advanced Translation Technology Laboratory were awarded the "Fiscal 2020 Best Paper Award" at the Association for Natural Language Processing, for their paper titled "Character-to-Word Attention for Word Segmentation".
- 2 other papers authored/coauthored by the members above were awarded the same "Fiscal 2020 Best Paper Award," respectively. See here for details.