[Elsnet-list] 13-th International Conference on Speech and Computer SPECOM'2009

SPECOM specom at iias.spb.su
Fri Aug 8 14:43:36 CEST 2008


SPECOM 2009 - ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

13-th International Conference "Speech and Computer"
21-25 June 2009
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
http://www.specom.nw.ru

Organized by St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the
Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS)

Dear Colleagues, we are pleased to invite you to the 13-th International
Conference on Speech and Computer SPECOM'2009, which will be held in June
21-25, 2009 in St.Petersburg. The global aim of the conference is to discuss
state-of-the-art problems and recent achievements in Signal Processing and
Human-Computer Interaction related to speech technologies. Main topics of
SPECOM'2009 are:
- Signal processing and feature extraction
- Multimodal analysis and synthesis
- Speech recognition and understanding
- Natural language processing
- Spoken dialogue systems
- Speaker and language identification
- Text-to-speech systems
- Speech perception and speech disorders
- Speech and language resources
- Applications for human-computer interaction

Imporatnt Dates:
- Submission of full papers: December 1, 2008
- Notification of acceptance: February 1, 2009
- Submission of final papers: March 1, 2009
- Early registration: March 1, 2009
- Conference dates: June 21-25, 2009

Scientific Committee:
Andrey Ronzhin, Russia (conference chairman)
Niels Ole Bernsen, Denmark
Jean Caelen, France
Christoph Draxler, Germany
Thierry Dutoit, Belgium
Hiroya Fujisaki, Japan
Sadaoki Furui, Japan
Jean-Paul Haton, France
Ruediger Hoffmann, Germany
Dimitri Kanevsky, USA
George Kokkinakis, Greece
Steven Krauwer, Netherlands
Lin-shan Lee, Taiwan
Boris Lobanov, Belarus
Benoit Macq, Belgium
Jury Marchuk, Russia
Roger Moore, UK
Heinrich Niemann, Germany
Rajmund Piotrowski, Russia
Louis Pols, Netherlands
Rodmonga Potapova, Russia
Josef Psutka, Czechia
Lawrence Rabiner, USA
Gerhard Rigoll, Germany
John Rubin, UK
Murat Saraclar, Turkey
Jesus Savage, Mexico
Pavel Skrelin, Russia
Viktor Sorokin, Russia
Yannis Stylianou, Greece
Jean E. Viallet, France
Taras Vintsiuk, Ukraine
Christian Wellekens, France

The invited speakers of SPECOM'2009 are:
- Prof. Walter Kellermann (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany),
lecture "Towards Natural Acoustic Interfaces for Automatic Speech
Recognition"
- Prof. Mikko Kurimo (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland), lecture
"Unsupervised decomposition of words for speech recognition and retrieval"


Independently of the scientific actions we will provide essential
possibilities for acquaintance with cultural and historical valuables of
Saint-Petersburg, the conference will be hosted during a unique and
wonderful period known as the White Nights.

Contact Information:
SPECOM'2009 Organizing Committee,
SPIIRAS, 39, 14-th line, St.Petersburg, 199178, RUSSIA
E-mail: specom at iias.spb.su
Web: http://www.specom.nw.ru



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