[Elsnet-list] SLTU-2014: 2nd Call for Papers
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SLTU-2014 Workshop – Call for Papers
4th International Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages (SLTU-2014)
14-16 May 2014
St. Petersburg, RUSSIA
Organized by St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS) in cooperation with LIG (France), LIA (France), and MICA (Vietnam).
The Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-Resourced Languages is the fourth in a series of even-year SLTU Workshops. Three previous Workshops were organized: SLTU’12 in Cape Town, SLTU’10 in Penang, and SLTU’08 in Hanoi. SLTU’14 Workshop is held in St. Petersburg (Russia) and has the special focus on Eastern European under-resourced languages (Slavic, Baltic, Uralic, Altaic, Caucasian, Turkic, etc.), but papers on automatic processing other under-resourced languages are also encouraged.
SLTU'14 Workshop topics include all areas related to processing any under-resourced and endangered languages:
- Language resources development, acquisition, and representation: dictionary, language model, grammars, text and speech corpora, etc.
- Automatic speech recognition and synthesis of low-resourced Languages and dialects, etc.
- Multi-lingual spoken language processing including analysis and synthesis.
- Machine translation and spoken dialogue systems, etc.
The SLTU Workshop is sponsored or supported by ISCA association, EURASIP association, Russian Foundation for Basic Research.
Speech Communication special issue on processing under-resourced languages was recently prepared by the SLTU board members:
Etienne Barnard, NWU, South Africa
Laurent Besacier, LIG, France
Eric Castelli, MICA, Vietnam
Dirk Van Compernolle, UCL, Belgium
Marelie Davel, NWU, South Africa
Alexey Karpov, SPIIRAS, Russia
Daniil Kocharov, SPbSU, Russia
Lori Lamel, LIMSI, France
Haizhou Li, A-star, Singapore
Roger K. Moore, Sheffield, UK
Pedro Moreno, Google, USA
Satoshi Nakamura, NAIST, Japan
Pascal Nocera, LIA, France
Francois Pellegrino, Lyon, France
Andrey Ronzhin, SPIIRAS, Russia
Yoshinori Sagisaka, Waseda, Japan
Ruhi Sarikaya, Microsoft, USA
Tanja Schultz, Karlsruhe, Germany
Pavel Skrelin, SPbSU, Russia
Tan Tien Ping, USM, Malaysia
Several keynote lectures will be given by distinguished scientists: Prof. Satoshi Nakamura (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan) and some other outstanding speakers.
- Short abstract submission: 10 January, 2014
- Full paper submission: 31 January, 2014
- Notification of paper acceptance: 03 March, 2014
- Submission of final papers: 17 March, 2014
- Early registration due: 17 March, 2014
- Workshop dates: 14-16 May, 2014
Independently of the scientific actions we will provide excellent possibilities for acquaintance with cultural and historical valuables of St. Petersburg city and its beautiful surroundings.
SLTU'14 Workshop Chairs:
Alexey Karpov (SPIIRAS, Russia)
Laurent Besacier (LIG, France)
Pascal Nocera (LIA, France)
Eric Castelli (MICA, Vietnam)
For the latest information, please check SLTU-2014 Workshop web page: www.mica.edu.vn/sltu2014
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