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  • 2005 Language Recognition Evaluation

    The 2005 NIST Language Recognition evaluation (LRE-05) is part of an ongoing series of evaluations of language recognition technology. The protocols and procedures of this year's evaluation is given in the evaluation plan (LRE05EvalPlan-v5-2.pdf, updated October 6, 2005).

    Those who are interested in participating in the evaluation must fill out a registration form and return to NIST before the registration deadline of October 7, 2005. Please type or print legibly, sign, and fax/send it to NIST.

    Sites must put in a request to NIST to get the training and/or development. Non-LDC members must sign the LDC license agreement before NIST can send them the data.

    The LRE-05 answer key is now available online.

    Important Updates:

    • October 6, 2005: Updated the evaluation plan to indicate the increase test size.
    • September 28, 2005: Modifications were made to the eval plan. The main modifications included the new CDET that allows language-specific synthetic priors and the inclusion of the primary condition of test.
    • September 13, 2005: Added link to the LDC license agreement form.
    • July 31, 2005: The dates of the evaluation workshop have changed and are now reflected in the evaluation plan and schedule.

      2005 NIST Language Recognition Evaluation Schedule
      October 7, 2005
      Committmentfrom sites to participate
      October 24, 2005
      Data arrivesat sites
      November 7, 2005
      Results due to NIST
      November 11, 2005
      Preliminary results released to participants
      December 6-7, 2005
      Evaluation workshop

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