Helena Moniz

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Helena Moniz

Helena Moniz graduated in Modern Languages and Literature – Portuguese Studies, at Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon (FLUL), in 1998. She took a Teacher Training graduation course in 2000, also at FLUL. She was a high school teacher from 2000 to 2006. She received a Master’s degree in Linguistics at FLUL, in 2007, and a PhD in Linguistics at FLUL in cooperation with the Technical University of Lisbon (IST), in 2013. She has been working at INESC-ID since 2000, in several national and international projects involving multidisciplinary teams of linguists and speech processing engineers.

INESC ID Information

Publications

Book Chapters

2016

2015

  • Mariana Juliao, Jorge Silva, Ana Aguiar, Helena Moniz, Fernando Batista, Languages, Applications and Technologies, chapter Speech Features for Discriminating Stress Using Branch and Bound Wrapper Search, Springer International Publish, 4th International Symposium, SLATE 2015, Madrid, Spain, June 18-19, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, December 2015

International Journals

2014

  • Helena Moniz, Fernando Batista, Ana Isabel Mata da Silva, Isabel Trancoso, Speaking style effects in the production of disfluencies, Speech Communication, vol. 65, pages 20-35, doi: 10.1016/j.specom.2014.05.004, November 2014
  • Ana Isabel Mata da Silva, Helena Moniz, Fernando Batista, Comparing phrase-final patterns across speech styles and groups in European Portuguese, Noveaux cahiers de linguistique francaise, n. 31, pages 171-176, Genève, Swiss, September 2014

2012

  • Fernando Batista, Helena Moniz, Isabel Trancoso, Nuno J. Mamede, Bilingual Experiments on Automatic Recovery of Capitalization and Punctuation of Automatic Speech Transcripts, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 20, n. 2, pages 474 -- 485, doi: 10.1109/TASL.2011.2159594, February 2012

International Conferences

2016

  • Fernando Batista, Pedro dos Santos Lopes Curto, Isabel Trancoso, Alberto Abad, Jaime Rodrigues Ferreira, Eugénio Alves Ribeiro, Helena Moniz, David Martins de Matos, Ricardo Ribeiro, SPA: Web-based Platform for easy Access to Speech Processing Modules, In LREC, European Language Resources Association (ELRA), pages 3886--3892, doi: ISBN: 978-2-9517408-9-1, Portorož, Slovenia, May 2016
  • José Lopes, Arodami Chorianopoulou, Elisavet Palogiannidi, Helena Moniz, Alberto Abad, Katerina Louka, Elias Iosif, Alexandros Potamianos, The SpeDial datasets: datasets for Spoken Dialogue Systems analytics, In LREC, European Language Resources Association (ELRA), pages 104--110, doi: ISBN: 978-2-9517408-9-1, Portorož, Slovenia, May 2016

2015

  • Vera Cabarrão, Helena Moniz, Jaime Rodrigues Ferreira, Fernando Batista, Isabel Trancoso, Ana Isabel Mata da Silva, Sérgio dos Santos Lopes Curto, Prosodic Classification of Discourse Markers, In International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS 2015), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, August 2015

2014

  • Gaspar Manuel Rocha Brogueira, Fernando Batista, Joao P. Carvalho, Helena Moniz, Expanding a Database of Portuguese Tweets, In SLATE'14 3rd Symposium on Languages, Applications and Technologies, Schloss Dagstuhl, vol. 4569, series OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs), pages 275-282, Bragança, Portugal, June 2014
  • Gaspar Manuel Rocha Brogueira, Fernando Batista, Joao P. Carvalho, Helena Moniz, Portuguese geolocated tweets: an overview, In ISDOC2014 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems and Design of Communication, ACM, pages 178-179, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2014
  • Vera Cabarrão, Helena Moniz, Fernando Batista, Ricardo Ribeiro, Nuno J. Mamede, Hugo Meinedo, Isabel Trancoso, Ana Isabel Mata, David Martins de Matos, Revising the Annotation of a Broadcast News Corpus: a Linguistic Approach, In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'14), European Language Resources Association (ELRA), pages 3908-3913, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Helena Moniz, Fernando Batista, Isabel Trancoso, Ana Isabel Mata da Silva, Analysis of interrogatives in different domains, In Towards Autonomous, Adaptive, and Context-Aware Multimodal Interfaces: Theoretical and Practical Issues. Third COST 2102 International Training School, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, series Book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 136-148, Caserta, Italy, January 2011

2010

  • Helena Moniz, Isabel Trancoso, Ana Isabel Mata da Silva, Disfluencies and the perspective of prosodic fluency, In Development of Multimodal Interfaces: Active Listening and Synchrony, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-12397-9, http://www.springerlink.com/content/yjgx34377571qn, April 2010

2009

2008

  • Sérgio Paulo, Luís C. Oliveira, Carlos Miguel Duarte Mendes, Luís António Dias Mestre Figueira, Renato Márcio de França Cassaca, Maria do Céu Guerreiro Viana Ribeiro, Helena Moniz, DIXI - A Generic Text-to-Speech System for European Portuguese, In PROPOR 2008 - 8th International Conference on Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language, Springer-Verlag, vol. 5190, series LNAI, pages 91-100, Aveiro, Portugal, September 2008

2007

2006

  • Isabel Trancoso, Ricardo Jorge Francisco Nunes, Luís Miguel Leitão Neves, Maria do Céu Guerreiro Viana Ribeiro, Helena Moniz, Diamantino António Caseiro, Ana Isabel Mata da Silva, Recognition of Classroom Lectures in European Portuguese, In Interspeech 2006, ISCA, pages 281-284, Pittsburgh, USA, September 2006

National Conferences

2016

  • Vera Cabarrão, Helena Moniz, Jaime Rodrigues Ferreira, Fernando Batista, Isabel Trancoso, Ana Isabel Mata da Silva, Sérgio dos Santos Lopes Curto, Classificação prosódica de marcadores discursivos, In Associação Portuguesa de Linguística, APL, Coimbra, July 2016

2015

  • Mariana Juliao, Jorge Silva, Ana Aguiar, Helena Moniz, Jaime Rodrigues Ferreira, Fernando Batista, Speech Features for Discriminating Stress, In 10th Conference on Telecommunications, Conftele 2015, IT, https://www.it.pt/Publications/PaperConference/224, September 2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2008

  • Helena Moniz, Ana Isabel Mata da Silva, Maria do Céu Guerreiro Viana Ribeiro, Mecanismos de (dis)fluência em contexto escolar, In Textos seleccionados do XXIII Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística, APL, pages 329-343, Lisbon, September 2008

2003

Doctoral Theses

2013

Masters Theses

2006

Other Publications

2015

  • António Calado Lopes, David Martins de Matos, Vera Cabarrão, Ricardo Ribeiro, Helena Moniz, Isabel Trancoso, Ana Isabel Mata, Towards Using Machine Translation Techniques to Induce Multilingual Lexica of Discourse Markers, http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.0914, March 2015

2014

  • Vera Cabarrão, Helena Moniz, Fernando Batista, Isabel Trancoso, Ana Isabel Mata, Sérgio dos Santos Lopes Curto, Discourse markers in spontaneous speech in European Portuguese: a first approach, Università dell'Insubria, October 2014

Activity as Advisor

Ongoing

  • Monitorização da doença bipolar com base no discurso falado

    (as co-advisor), Ana Banha, MSc thesis. Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (2016-). Isabel Maria Martins Trancoso, advisor.
  • Interacção de Crianças Autistas com Robots

    (as co-advisor), Mariana Sofia da Silva Sousa, MSc thesis. (2015-). Isabel Maria Martins Trancoso, advisor.

Finished in 2014

  • Automatic Detection of Disfluencies in a Corpus of University Lectures

    (as co-advisor), Henrique Rodrigues Barbosa de Medeiros, MSc thesis. (2012-2014). Fernando Manuel Marques Batista, advisor.

Awards

2014

2007

Professional experiences abroad

  • Visitor at Columbia University, hosted by Professor Julia Hirschberg (February, 2011).
  • Short Term Scientific Mission (reference COST-STSM-2102-6470), granted by Cost 2102 "Cross-Modal Analysis of Verbal and Non-verbal Communication", hosted by Professor Nick Campbell, Trinity College of Dublin (June, 2010).


Research interests

Prosody and Speech Processing.

Ongoing Projects

FCT/PTDC/CLE-LIN/120017/2010 - COPAS - Contrast and Parallelism in Speech (2012-2014).