[Elsnet-list] GESPIN 2011 Third call for papers and system demos

GESPIN gespin at lists.uni-bielefeld.de
Wed May 18 11:07:57 CEST 2011

Gesture and Speech in Interaction
5 - 7 September, 2011
Universität Bielefeld

Third call for papers*


We would like to invite you to send in papers, system demos and special
session proposals to GESPIN 2011,
an international conference on gesture and speech in interaction. The
conference will take place in *Bielefeld, 5-7
Sep 2011* and is jointly organised by several institutions at Bielefeld
University, Germany and Adam Mickiewicz
University, Poznań, Poland.

Please note that the deadline for paper and system demo submission has been
extended to the 5th of June.

This year, we especially invite papers that address* prosody and gesture*,
i.e. timing relations between gesture and prosody,
gestural prosody, integration of prosody and gesture, prosody and gesture
acquisition using the following methodological foci:

1.theory building and empirical investigations
2.modeling of gesture and speech
3.tools for an integrative analysis of speech and gesture corpora
4.systems for gesture and speech annotation
5.neurophysiological and neurobehavioural speech and gesture research
6.as well as: automatic speech and gesture recognition and synthesis system

Papers on all other topics related to speech and gesture are also welcome.

Conference proceedings will include a selection of accepted papers and will
be published on a CD. The possibility
of publishing extended versions of conference papers in an edited collection
or a special issue of a journal is being
considered. Please visit our website for publication guidelines and to
submit papers and system demos.

Planned dates:
*Deadline for full papers and system demos: June 5th, 2011 (extended)*
Acceptance/rejection of full papers and system demos: July 15th, 2011
Early registration July 30th, 2011
Conference: September 5th - 7th, 2011

Registration fees:
For students: 50 EUR
Full registration: 100 EUR

The conference fee will cover the publication costs of the proceedings,
conference package, snacks and drinks during
breaks, the conference dinner as well as other organizing costs.

Please also visit our website for comprehensive travel recommendations to

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Marianne Gullberg (Lund University, Sweden)
Stefan Kopp (Bielefeld University)
Jan de Ruiter (Bielefeld University)
Marc Swerts (Tilburg University, the Netherlands)

Organising Committees:

Program Committee
Stefan Kopp (CITEC; SFB 673; Bielefeld University)
Katharina J. Rohlfing (CITEC; Bielefeld University)
Jan de Ruiter (CITEC; SFB 673; Bielefeld University)
Petra Wagner (CITEC; SFB 673; Bielefeld University)
Maciej Karpiński (CSLP AMU; Institute of Linguistics, AMU, Poznań)

Local Organising Committee
Petra Wagner
Zofia Malisz (conference secretary)
Alexandra Kenter (conference secretary)
Carolin Kirchhof (conference secretary)
Konrad Juszczyk (webmaster, CSLP AMU)
Hendrik Hasenbein (webmaster, Bielefeld University)

Participating Institutions:
Bielefeld, Germany

Universität Bielefeld

Center for Interdisciplinary Science (ZiF), Bielefeld University

Cognitive Interaction Technology - Center of Excellence (CITEC), Bielefeld

CRC 673 Alignment in Communication (SFB 673), Bielefeld University

Poznań, Poland

Centre for Speech and Language Processing (CSLP), Adam Mickiewicz University

ZiF, http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/ZIF/
Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, www.bielefeld.de

General enquiries: gespin at lists.uni-bielefeld.de
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