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CALL FOR ISCSLP 2014 DEMOS

The Organizing Committee of ISCSLP 2014 welcomes exhibitions/demos of products and demos of research prototypes within all areas relevant to the conference, especially new emerging areas, related to Chinese spoken language processing. The demo session will be held in the afternoon of 13 September 2014. A table with poster board and power supply will be provided for each demo. The exhibition is free of charge for registered participants.

Please email the following information to us to stage an exhibition/demo:

Title of the proposed exhibition/demo
Name(s) of the participants/submitters with affiliation, including a brief biography and contact information
1-page outline of the proposed exhibition/demo, including a description of the items to be exhibited/demonstrated
Important Dates:

Demo proposal submission deadline
June 1, 2014
Notification of demo acceptance
June 20, 2014
Registration deadline
July 10, 2014
For enquiries and to reserve your space at the symposium, please contact one of the Exhibitions Co-chairs.

Dr. Zhengchen Zhang
Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore
Email: zhangzc@i2r.a-star.edu.sg

Dr. Jochen Walter Ehnes
Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore
Email: jwehnes@i2r.a-star.edu.sg

CALL FOR ISCSLP 2014 SPECIAL SESSIONS

We are pleased to announce that the 9th International Symposium Chinese Spoken Language Processing will be held in Singapore on September 12-14, 2014. It is a continuation of the ISCSLP series , which has been successfully held in Singapore (2006), Taipei (2002), Hong Kong, (2004), Kuming (2008), Tainang (2010), Hong Kong (2012). More information about ISCSLP 2014 can be found on the conference website at: http://www.iscslp2014.org/.
As the special session Co-Chairs of the ISCSLP Organizing Committee, we would like to invite you to propose a special session for ISCSLP 2014. Special sessions are to complement the regular technical programme with interdisciplinary topics and/or important new emerging areas of interest related to the main conference. A special session should focus on a particular topic different from the regular sessions, and each special session should comprise no more than 5 papers.
The following information should be included in the proposal:

Title of the proposed special session.
Names/affiliation of the organizers (including brief bio and contact info).
Session abstract (state significance of the topic and the rationale for the proposed session).
List of invited papers (including a tentative title, the author list and a 300-words abstract for each paper).
The conference will allow any authors submit papers to the special sessions. To ensure quality of the submissions, all papers submitted to the special sessions will be reviewed through the same review process as papers in the regular sessions. If a special session has more than 5 papers being accepted, some of the papers will be moved to the regular sessions.

Proposals will be evaluated by the Organizing Committee based on the importance of the topic and its relevance to ISCSLP, as well as the qualification of the organizer(s) and quality of the invited papers. Once the proposal has been approved, the proposed session will be registered in the conference system to accept submissions, and the special session co-chairs will assist the organizer(s) to arrange the review process.

Important Dates:

Submission of special session proposals
February 20, 2014
Notification of acceptance of special session proposals
February 28, 2014
Announcement of special session final list
June, 2014
To submit special session proposals or for additional information regarding the special session theme, please contact the special session co-chairs -Dr. Dong WANG (wangdong99@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn) and Dr. Dong-Yan HUANG (huang@i2r.a-star.edu.sg).

CALL FOR ISCSLP 2014 TUTORIALS

Coming ISCSLP 2014 will host a number of interesting tutorials covering interdisciplinary topics and/or emerging areas of interest. We invite applications for tutorials that address theoretical and technical aspects of spoken language processing. While ISCSLP focuses on Chinese languages, speech-related topics or works on other languages that may be applied to Chinese are encouraged. Each tutorial will be of two hour session on the afternoon of 13 September, 2014. It is expected to provide a complete coverage of the proposed topic rather than focus on individual research.

Please email your interest with the following information to the ISCSLP Tutorial Chairs: Prof. Lei XIE (xielei21st@gmail.com) and Dr. Siu Wa Yvonne LEE (swylee@i2r.a-star.edu.sg) by 31 March, 2014.

Tutorial title
Presenter(s) [Name and affiliation]
Tutorial description [1-2 page description plus a few relevant references. Any supporting material will be useful]
Novelty of the proposed tutorial
Presentation format [presentation given by one of more presenters, video conferencing, etc.]
Contact information [email, telephone]
Biography of presenter(s)
Relevant publications from presenter(s)
Target audience [new researchers to the field, research students, etc.]
Description of materials that are going to be distributed to participants
Requirements [equipments, internet connection, etc.]
Important Dates:

Submission of tutorial proposals
March 31 , 2014
Notification of acceptance of tutorial proposals
April 30 , 2014
Look forward to receiving your prospective proposals.

ISCSLP Tutorial Chairs
Prof. Lei XIE, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an
Dr. Siu Wa Yvonne LEE, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Call for papers

ISCSLP is a biennial conference for scientists, researchers, and practitioners to report and discuss the latest progress in all theoretical and technological aspects of spoken language processing. The 9th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP 2014) will be held on September 12-14, 2014 in Singapore. ISCSLP 2014 is a joint conference between ISCA Special Interest Group on Chinese Spoken Language Processing and National Conference on Man-Machine Speech Communication of China.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to the following:
Speech Production and Perception
Speech Analysis
Speech Coding
Speech Enhancement
Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implant
Phonetics and Phonology
Corpus-based Linguistics
Speech and Language Disorders
Speech Recognition
Spoken Language Translation
Speaker, Language, and Emotion Recognition
Speech Synthesis
Language Modeling
Speech Prosody
Spoken Dialog Systems
Machine Learning Techniques in Speech and Language Processing
Voice Conversion
Indexing, Retrieval and Authoring of Speech Signals
Multi-Modal Interfaces
Speech and Language Processing in Education
Spoken Language Resources and Technology Evaluation
Applications of Spoken Language Processing Technology
Singing Voice Processing
Other
The conference are also invite papers to the following ISCSLP-NCMMSC special sessions:

Computational audio/speech perception
Speech and Language Acquisition
Multimodal Observation and Analysis for Speech Production
Speech Prosody and Language Modeling for Agglutinative Languages
Cognitive Computing
Emotional Speech Processing
Robust Speaker Recognition
Front-end Processing for Distant-talking Speech Recognition
and the HMI Special Session (Human Machine Interfaces: Brain, Emotion & Spoken Language Processing).
While the topics of Chinese spoken language is emphasized, works on other languages that may be applied to Chinese speech and language are also encouraged. The working language of ISCSLP is English. However, ISCSLP-NCMMSC Special Session also accepts Chinese paper submissions.

Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length, five-page papers for presentation in any of the areas listed above. All papers will be handled and reviewed electronically and details can be found in the conference website. The ISCSLP 2014 also invites exhibitions of demos of research prototypes within the areas relevant to the conference. Please refer to the conference website for details of their submission procedure.

Important Dates

Regular and special session paper submission deadline
May 11, 2014
Notification of paper acceptance
June 22, 2014
Revised camera-ready paper upload deadline
June 30, 2014
Author’s registration deadline
July 10, 2014

Singapore, popularly known as “The Garden City”, is a small but prosperous cosmopolitan state with diversified multi-racial cultures . You are cordially invited to attend ISCSLP 2014 and to exchange academic ideas and experience the multi-cultural society of Singapore.

For further information, please refer to the conference website, at http://www.iscslp2014.org