[Elsnet-list] Interspeech'2005 (Eurospeech) - Call for Papers

Isabel Trancoso Isabel.Trancoso at inesc-id.pt
Tue Apr 12 18:41:56 CEST 2005


(apologies for multiple copies)

                   EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 14, 2005


                     Interspeech 2005 / Eurospeech
                         September 4--8, 2005
                           Lisbon, Portugal

                        www.interspeech2005.org

                  Theme: Ubiquitous Speech Processing

                           CALL FOR PAPERS
                      Paper submission is now open

ISCA, together with the Interspeech 2005 - Eurospeech organizing
committee, would like to encourage submission of papers for the
upcoming conference.

TOPICS OF INTEREST:
  Phonetics and Phonology
  Discourse and Dialogue
  Prosody
  Paralinguistic and Nonlinguistic Information
  Speech Production
  Speech Perception
  Physiology and Pathology
  Spoken Language Acquisition, Development and Learning
  Signal Analysis, Processing and Feature Estimation
  Single- and Multi-channel Speech Enhancement
  Speech Coding and Transmission
  Spoken Language Generation and Synthesis
  Speech Recognition
    Acoustic processing for ASR, language and pronunciation modeling,
    adaptation and general robustness issues, engineering issues in ASR
    (e.g. searches, large vocabulary), etc.
  Spoken Language Understanding
  Speaker Characterization and Recognition
  Language/Dialect Identification
  Multi-modal/Multi-media Processing
  Spoken Language Resources and Annotation
  Spoken/Multi-modal Dialogue Systems
  Spoken Language Extraction/Retrieval
  Spoken Language Translation
  Spoken Language Technology for Education (e-learning)
  New Applications
  Evaluation and Standardization
  Others


PAPER SUBMISSION
The deadline for full paper submission (4 pages) has been extended to
April 14, 2005, due to many requests from potential authors. Paper
submission is done exclusively via the conference website, using the
submission guidelines. No previously published papers should be
submitted. Each corresponding author will be notified by e-mail of the
acceptance of the paper by June 10, 2005. Minor updates will be
allowed during June 10 - June 17.


SPECIAL SESSIONS
Interspeech2005 received 27 proposals for special sessions. The
motivation and scope of each selected proposal can be found on the
conference website. Paper submission for special sessions follows
exactly the same procedure as for regular topics.

  - Emotional Speech Analysis and Synthesis: Towards a Multimodal 
Approach
    Organizers: Ellen Douglas-Cowie and Roddy Cowie
  - E-inclusion and Spoken Language Processing
    Organizers: Paul Dalsgaard and Roger Moore
  - The Blizzard Challenge 2005 : Evaluating Corpus-based Speech 
Synthesis
    on Common Databases
    Organizers: Alan W. Black and Keiichi Tokuda
  - Gender and Age Issues in Speech and Language Research
    Organizers: Els den Os, Lori Lamel, and Martin Russell
  - Access and Retrieval for Multilingual Multimedia Portals
    Organizers: Helen Meng, Jianhua Tao, Els den Os, Giridharan Iyengar,
    and Bhuvana Ramabhadran
  - Early Language Acquisition: Infant Studies, Animal Models and 
Theories
    Organizer: Francisco Lacerda
  - Rapid Development of Spoken Dialogue System: Data Driven,
    Knowledge-based and Hybrid Methods
    Organizers: Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Junlan Feng, Juan M. Huerta,
    Roberto Pieraccini, Manny Rayner, and Ye-Yi Wang
  - Human factors, User Experience and Natural Language Application 
Design
    Organizers: Liz Alba, M. Gabriela Alvarez-Ryan, Fang Chen,
    and Kristiina Jokinen
  - Speech Recognition in Ubiquitous Networking and Context-Aware 
Computing
    Organizers: Zheng-Hua Tan, Paul Dalsgaard and Borge Lindberg
  - Speech Inversion
    Organizer: Victor Sorokin
  - Bridging the Gap Between Human and Automatic Speech Processing
    Organizers: Katrin Kirchoff and Louis ten Bosch


PLENARY SESSIONS
  - ISCA Medalist
  - Fernando Pereira, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Title: Linear Models for Structure Prediction
  - Elizabeth Shriberg, SRI and ICSI, USA
    Title: Spontaneous Speech:
           How People Really Talk, and Why Engineers Should Care
  - PANEL "Ubiquitous Speech Processing"
    Roger K. Moore, Alex Acero, Jordan Cohen, Paul Dalsgaard, and
    Sadaoki Furui


TUTORIALS
Tutorials for Interspeech'2005 will be held on September 4th,
organized by internationally recognized experts in their fields. The
idea behind the tutorials is to provide an overview of the topic as
well as to bring to light the recent developments in fields concerning
spoken language processing.

  - Languages for Developing Multimodal Applications
    James A. Larson
  - VoIP
    Gerald Karam and Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio
  - Usability Theory and Practice in Speech Interaction System Design
    Fang Chen, Ellen Haas, and Kristiina Jokinen
  - Visions, Technology and Business of Conversational Machines
    Mazin Gilbert and Roberto Pieraccini
  - Forensic Speech Science
    Anders Eriksson and Andrzej Drjgajlo
  - Building Synthetic Voice
    Alan Black


IMPORTANT DATES:
Full paper submission deadline:                       April 14, 2005
Notification of paper acceptance/rejection            June 10, 2005
Early registration deadline:                          June 25, 2005

For further information:         www.interspeech2005.org
or send email to                 info at interspeech2005.org

Organizer:
L2F - Spoken Language Systems Laboratory, INESC ID Lisboa
Rua Alves Redol, 9 - 1000-029 Lisbon - Portugal
Phone:+351 213100268    Fax: +351 213145843   www.l2f.inesc-id.pt




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