[Humanist] 30.817 events: digtal arts & humanities teaching; Text, Speech, Dialogue

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Thu Mar 9 06:54:31 CET 2017

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 817.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

  [1]   From:    TSD 2017 <xrambous at aurora.fi.muni.cz>                     (94)
        Subject: TSD 2017 - Second Call for Papers

  [2]   From:    Claire Clivaz <claire.clivaz at sib.swiss>                   (19)
        Subject: #dariahTeach in Lausanne, 22-24 March

        Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2017 14:36:24 +0000
        From: TSD 2017 <xrambous at aurora.fi.muni.cz>
        Subject: TSD 2017 - Second Call for Papers

                     TSD 2017 - SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

	   The twentieth anniversary International Conference on
		      Praha (Prague), Czech Republic
			    August 27-31, 2017

As the spring is drawing nearer so does the deadline for submission of
contributions. All papers need to be submitted until March 31.

          >>>>  There are only 23 days left!  <<<<


* Invited speakers: Tomas Mikolov (Facebook AI Research Group, USA), Lucia
  Specia (The University of Sheffield, UK), Rico Sennrich (The University
  of Edinburgh, UK) and other eminent personages with various expertise
  related to the topics of the conference have been asked to give their
  respective pieces of speech.
* TSD is traditionally published by Springer-Verlag and regularly listed in
  all major citation databases: Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings
  Citation Index, DBLP, SCOPUS, EI, INSPEC, COMPENDEX, etc.
* TSD offers high-standard transparent review process - double blind, final
  reviewers discussion.
* The TSD2017 conference is supported by the International Speech
  Communication Association (ISCA). It holds the status of an ISCA
  Supported Event.
* TSD is officially recognized as an INTERSPEECH 2017 satellite event.
* TSD will take place in the historical centre of Prague, the Capital of
  the Czech Republic.
* The conference is organized in co-operation with the Institute of Formal
  and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the
  Charles University.
* TSD provides an all-service package (conference access and material, all
  meals, one social event, etc.) for an easily affordable fee starting at
  290 EUR for students and 360 EUR for full participants.
* Moreover, we succeeded in our effort to provide students with an
  accommodation option for an affordable price of 20 EUR/night (+ 5 EUR for
  the breakfast) in the nearby dormitories.


March 31, 2017 ......... Deadline for submission of contributions
May 10, 2017 ........... Notification of acceptance or rejection
May 31, 2017 ........... Deadline for submission of camera-ready papers
August 27-31, 2017 ..... TSD2017 conference date

The proceedings will be provided on flash drives in form of navigable
content. Printed books will be available for extra fee.


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


Topics of the 20th anniversary conference will include (but are not
limited to):

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

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

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

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

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

    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, emotion and
    personality modelling).



The preferred way of contacting the conference organizing committee is
writing an e-mail to:
    Mrs Romana Strapkova, TSD2017 Conference Secretary
    E-mail: tsd2017 at tsdconference.org
    Phone: (+420) 736 664 500

All paper correspondence regarding the conference should be addressed to:

    TSD2017 - KIV
    Fakulta aplikovanych ved
    Zapadoceska univerzita v Plzni
    Univerzitni 8
    CZ-306 14 Plzen
    Czech Republic

    Fax: (+420) 377 632 402 -- Please, mark the faxed material with large
    capitals 'TSD' on top.

        Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2017 23:36:27 +0100
        From: Claire Clivaz <claire.clivaz at sib.swiss>
        Subject: #dariahTeach in Lausanne, 22-24 March

Dear members of the list,

The #dariahTeach team is eager to announce to you the launch of its 
online teaching platform on Thursday 23rd of March, at 5.30pm.

The event will be online in streaming from Lausanne, as well as the 
entire afternoon:


Join us! You can also attend in Lausanne to the entire conference : 
attendance is free; it is appreciated if you announce your presence by 
emailing: claire.clivaz at sib.swiss.

Please, consult our website to get the complete program and all information:


For the #dariahTeach team organisation:

Claire Clivaz

Claire Clivaz
Head of Digital Enhanced Learning
SIB | Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Genopode 2016 - University of Lausanne – 1015 Lausanne
t +41 21 692 40 60
claire.clivaz at sib.swiss

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