[Humanist] 30.162 events: text, speech and dialogue workshop cfp

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Jul 12 07:23:32 CEST 2016


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 162.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:16:11 +0000
        From: TSD 2016 <xrambous at aurora.fi.muni.cz>
        Subject: TSD 2016 - Call for Workshop Papers and Demonstrations



          TSD 2016 - CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS and DEMONSTRATIONS
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Nineteenth International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE (TSD 2016)
              Brno, Czech Republic, 12-16 September 2016
                    http://www.tsdconference.org/

SUBMISSION OF WORKSHOP PAPERS

The TSD 2016 conference will be accompanied by a one-day satellite workshop

    Community-based Building of Language Resources, CBBLR
    Workshop submission deadline .......... August 3 2016

The main topic of the workshop is directed at building new language
resources, especially for languages with no or too little existing language
resources.  See http://www.tsdconference.org/tsd2016/conf_workshop.html for
details.

Authors are now invited to submit workshop papers within the second call
for papers. All accepted CBBLR workshop papers will be published in
a separate workshop proceedings with ISBN.

SUBMISSION OF DEMONSTRATION ABSTRACTS

Authors are invited to present actual projects, developed software and
hardware or interesting material relevant to the topics of the
conference. The authors of the demonstrations should provide the
abstract not exceeding one page as plain text. The submission must be
made using the online form available at the conference www pages.

The accepted demonstrations will be presented during a special
Demonstration Session (see the Demo Instructions at
www.tsdconference.org).  Demonstrators can present their contribution
with their own notebook with an Internet connection provided by the
organisers or the organisers can prepare a PC computer with multimedia
support for demonstrators.

The demonstration abstracts will not appear in the Proceedings of TSD
2016, they will be published electronically at the conference website.

IMPORTANT DATES

August 3 2016 ............ Submission of CBBLR workshop papers
August 8 2016 ............ Submission of demonstration abstracts
August 15 2016 ........... Notification of acceptance for
                           workshop papers and demonstrations
                           sent to the authors
September 12-16 2016 ..... Conference date

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

    Hinrich Schuetze, University of Munich, Germany
    Embeddings!  For which objects?  For which objectives?

    Ido Dagan, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    Natural Language Knowledge Graphs

    Elmar Noeth, Friedrich-Alexander-Universitaet, Germany
    Remote Monitoring of Neurodegeneration through Speech

The conference is organized by the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk
University, Brno, and the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of
West Bohemia, Pilsen.  The conference is supported by International
Speech Communication Association.

Venue: Brno, Czech Republic

TSD SERIES

TSD series evolved as a prime forum for interaction between researchers in
both spoken and written language processing from all over the world.
Proceedings of TSD form a book published by Springer-Verlag in their
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series.  TSD Proceedings
are regularly indexed by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation
Index.  Moreover, LNAI series are listed in all major citation databases
such as DBLP, SCOPUS, EI, INSPEC or COMPENDEX.

The TSD 2016 conference will be directly followed by a meeting of
working group WG3 of the 

    ISCH COST Action IS 1305
    European Network of e-Lexicography (ENeL) 
    http://www.elexicography.eu/

TOPICS

Topics of the conference will include (but are not limited to):

    Corpora and Language Resources (monolingual, multilingual,
    text and spoken corpora, large web corpora, disambiguation,
    specialized lexicons, dictionaries)

    Speech Recognition (multilingual, continuous, emotional
    speech, handicapped speaker, out-of-vocabulary words,
    alternative way of feature extraction, new models for
    acoustic and language modelling)

    Tagging, Classification and Parsing of Text and Speech
    (morphological and syntactic analysis, synthesis and
    disambiguation, multilingual processing, sentiment analysis,
    credibility analysis, automatic text labeling, summarization,
    authorship attribution)

    Speech and Spoken Language Generation (multilingual, high
    fidelity speech synthesis, computer singing)

    Semantic Processing of Text and Speech (information
    extraction, information retrieval, data mining, semantic web,
    knowledge representation, inference, ontologies, sense
    disambiguation, plagiarism detection)

    Integrating Applications of Text and Speech Processing
    (machine translation, natural language understanding,
    question-answering strategies, assistive technologies)

    Automatic Dialogue Systems (self-learning, multilingual,
    question-answering systems, dialogue strategies, prosody in
    dialogues)

    Multimodal Techniques and Modelling (video processing, facial
    animation, visual speech synthesis, user modelling, emotions
    and personality modelling)

Papers on processing of languages other than English are strongly
encouraged.

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