The awards of best papers in the conference and its associated workshops are shown below. The first three papers in the list were selected by the program committee of the corresponding events. The last one was selected by the conference participants during the demonstration session.


Best paper in the PROPOR 2014 conference

Improving Speech Recognition through Automatic Selection of Age Group – Specific Acoustic Models
Annika Hämäläinen, Hugo Meinedo, Michael Tjalve, Thomas Pellegrini, Isabel Trancoso, and Miguel Sales Dias


Best PhD work in the PROPOR 2014 PhD and MSc Dissertation Contest

The Creation of Onto.PT: a Wordnet-Like Lexical Ontology for Portuguese
Hugo Gonçalo Oliveira


Best MSc work in the PROPOR 2014 PhD and MSc Dissertation Contest

General Purpose Word Sense Disambiguation Methods for Nouns in Portuguese
Fernando Antônio Asevedo Nóbrega and Thiago Alexandre Salgueiro Pardo


Best demonstration in the PROPOR 2014 Workshop of Software Demonstrations

PETRUS: A rule-based grapheme-to-phone converter for Brazilian Portuguese
Vanessa Marquiafável, Alessandro Bokan and Claudia Zavaglia