Search Results for author: Bonaventure F. P. Dossou

Found 11 papers, 5 papers with code

FSER: Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Speech Emotion Recognition

no code implementations15 Sep 2021 Bonaventure F. P. Dossou, Yeno K. S. Gbenou

Using mel-spectrograms over conventional MFCCs features, we assess the abilities of convolutional neural networks to accurately recognize and classify emotions from speech data.

Speech Emotion Recognition

Crowdsourced Phrase-Based Tokenization for Low-Resourced Neural Machine Translation: The Case of Fon Language

no code implementations14 Mar 2021 Bonaventure F. P. Dossou, Chris C. Emezue

Building effective neural machine translation (NMT) models for very low-resourced and morphologically rich African indigenous languages is an open challenge.

Machine Translation Tokenization +1

OkwuGbé: End-to-End Speech Recognition for Fon and Igbo

2 code implementations13 Mar 2021 Bonaventure F. P. Dossou, Chris C. Emezue

Our linguistic analyses (for Fon and Igbo) provide valuable insights and guidance into the creation of speech recognition models for other African low-resourced languages, as well as guide future NLP research for Fon and Igbo.

End-To-End Speech Recognition Machine Translation +1

AfriVEC: Word Embedding Models for African Languages. Case Study of Fon and Nobiin

1 code implementation8 Mar 2021 Bonaventure F. P. Dossou, Mohammed Sabry

From Word2Vec to GloVe, word embedding models have played key roles in the current state-of-the-art results achieved in Natural Language Processing.

Transfer Learning

Crowd-sourced Phrase-Based Tokenization for Low-Resourced Neural Machine Translation: The case of Fon Language

no code implementations1 Jan 2021 Bonaventure F. P. Dossou, Chris Chinenye Emezue

Building effective neural machine translation (NMT) models for very low-resourced and morphologically rich African indigenous languages is an open challenge.

Machine Translation Tokenization +1

Lanfrica: A Participatory Approach to Documenting Machine Translation Research on African Languages

no code implementations3 Aug 2020 Chris C. Emezue, Bonaventure F. P. Dossou

Over the years, there have been campaigns to include the African languages in the growing research on machine translation (MT) in particular, and natural language processing (NLP) in general.

Machine Translation Translation

FFR v1.1: Fon-French Neural Machine Translation

1 code implementation14 Jun 2020 Bonaventure F. P. Dossou, Chris C. Emezue

All over the world and especially in Africa, researchers are putting efforts into building Neural Machine Translation (NMT) systems to help tackle the language barriers in Africa, a continent of over 2000 different languages.

Machine Translation Translation

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