Multilingual prediction of Alzheimer's disease through domain adaptation and concept-based language modelling

NAACL 2019 Kathleen C. FraserNicklas LinzBai LiKristina Lundholm ForsFrank RudziczAlex K{\"o}nigraAlexJan erssonPhilippe RobertDimitrios Kokkinakis

There is growing evidence that changes in speech and language may be early markers of dementia, but much of the previous NLP work in this area has been limited by the size of the available datasets. Here, we compare several methods of domain adaptation to augment a small French dataset of picture descriptions (n = 57) with a much larger English dataset (n = 550), for the task of automatically distinguishing participants with dementia from controls... (read more)

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