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Toomas Kirt


E-mail: Toomas.Kirt@phon.ioc.ee

Laboratory of Phonetics and Speech Technology
Institute of Cybernetics at TUT
Akadeemia tee 21
Tallinn, 12618

Telephone: +372 620 4202

My CV.

Research Interests

  • Neural networks
  • Self-Organizing Maps
  • Data analysis
  • Pattern recognition
  • (Artificial)intelligence
  • Self-organization



Kirt, T., & Vainik, E. (2009). What can self-organizing maps reveal about the structure of emotion concepts? A case study of Estonian. In J. Zlatev, M. Johansson Falck, C. Lundmark, & M. Andrén (Eds.), Studies in Language and Cognition (pp. 160-170). London: Cambridge Scholars Press.


Vainik, E., & Kirt, T. (2008). The structure of Estonian concepts of emotion: a self-organizational approach. Trames : Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 12(4), 382–399.

Vainik, E., & Kirt, T. (2008). Kuidas me mõistame mõisteid? [How Do We Comprehend Concepts?] In H. Metslang, M. Langemets, & M. - M.Sepper (Eds.), Eesti Rakenduslingvistika Ühingu aastaraamat 4 [Estonian papers in applied linguistics 4] (pp. 225-245). Tallinn, Estonia: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus.

Alumäe, T., & Kirt, T. (2008). Lemmatized latent semantic model for language model adaptation of highly inflected languages. In F. Cermak, R. Marcinkeviciene, E. Riemkute, & J. Zabraskaite (Eds.), The Third Baltic Conference on Human Language Technologies. Proceedings. (pp. 17–22). Vilnius, Lithuania: Lietuviu kalbos institutes.

Kirt, T. (2008). Search for meaning: An evolutionary agents approach. In T. Honkela, M. Pöllä, M.-A. Paukkeri, & O. Simula (Eds.), Proceedings of AKRR'08, the 2nd International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Adaptive Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (pp. 17-19). Porvoo, Finland: Helsinki University of Technology.

Kirt, T. (2008). Fast and Adaptive Scheduling in Ad Hoc Networks. In Proceedings of the 11th biennial Baltic electronics conference (pp. 251 - 254). Tallinn, Estonia: Tallinn University of Technology.


Kirt, T., & Vainik, E. (2007). Comparison of the methods of self-organizing maps and multidimensional scaling in analysis of Estonian emotion concepts. In J., Nivre, H.-J., Kaalep, K., Muiscnek, & M. Koit, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th Nordic conference of computational linguistics (pp. 113–120). Tartu, Estonia: University of Tartu.

Kirt, T., Liiv, I., & Vainik, E. (2007). Self-organizing map, matrix reordering and multidimensional scaling as alternative and complementary methods in a semantic study. In H. R. Arabnia, M. Q Yang, & J. Y. Yang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2007 international conference on artificial intelligence (Vol 1., pp. 385–390), Las Vegas: CSREA Press.

Alumäe, T., & Kirt, T. (2007). LSA-based language model adaptation for highly inflected languages. In H. Van Hamme & R. van Son (Eds.), Proceedings of the Interspeech 2007 (pp. 2357–2360). Bonn, Germany: ISCA.

Kirt, T. (2007). An agent based simulation for testing the emergence of meaning. System and Information Sciences Notes, 2(1), 70–73.

Kirt, T., Vainik, E., & Võhandu, L. (2007). A method for comparing self-organizing maps: case studies of banking and linguistic data. In Y. Ioannidis, B. Novikov, & B. Rachev (Eds.), Proceedings of eleventh East-European conference on advances in databases and information systems (pp. 107–115). Varna, Bulgaria: Technical University of Varna.

Alumäe, T., & Kirt, T. (2007). Lemmatized latent semantic model for language model adaptation of highly inflected languages. The third Baltic conference on Human Language Technologies 2007, (HLT07, Kaunas, 4-5 October, 2007).

Vainik, E., & Kirt, T. (2007). What can self-organizing maps reveal about the structure of emotion concepts: a case study of the Estonian concepts. In Book of Abstracts, The first conference of the Swedish association for language and cognition (pp. 106-107). Lund, Sweden: Lund University. (SALC'07, Lund, Nov 29 – Dec 1, 2007).

Kirt, Toomas (2007). Concept Formation in Exploratory Data Analysis: Case Studies of Linguistic and Banking Data. (Thesis on informatics and system engineering C37) Tallinn: Tallinn University of Technology Press.

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