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    CALL FOR PAPERS

    For further information:

    www.specom2005.org

    SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
    SPECOM 2005

    10th International Conference on Speech and Computer
    October 17-19 2005
    University of Patras, Patras, Greece

    Organized by WCL, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece
    in collaboration with Moscow State Linguistic University (MSLU), Moscow, Russia

    Supported by ISCA (International Speech Communication Association) and
    ELSNET (European Network in Language and Speech)

    AIMS
    SPECOM 2005, the 10th International Conference on Speech and Computer, is following the events held up-to-now alternately in St. Petersburg and Moscow (Russia). The aim of this conference is to present and discuss new developments connected with natural human - computer interaction. In particular emphasis will be on the progress and challenges of speech and language technology applications.

     

    The scientific program will include several invited lectures as well as submitted paper presentations. Submitted papers will be published in a volume of proceedings available at the conference.

    TOPICS

    Topics of interest for paper submission include but are not limited to:

    Speech production and perception

    Speech analysis and processing

    Natural language processing

    Speech coding and transmission

    Speech recognition and understanding

    Speech synthesis

    Spoken dialog systems

    Speaker recognition

    Multi-modal processing

    Speech and language resources

    Applied systems for Human-Computer Interaction

     

    VENUE

    The conference will be held at the Conference Centre of the University of Patras, Greece. Patras is located on the west coast of Greece, 200 km from Athens. It is the principal seaport linking the country with Italy and the commercial and cultural centre of Western Greece. Apart from its beautiful landscape, Patras is close to the famous archeological sites of Olympia, Delphi and Corinth.

     

    SUBMISSION OF PAPERS

    Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers of not more than four (4) pages. Paper submission will be done exclusively via the conference website, using the submission guidelines. All papers will be refereed by an International Scientific Committee. Submission of a paper implies a commitment to present the paper if accepted.

     

    IMPORTANT DATES

    Submission of full paper: June 27, 2005

    Notification of acceptance: July 18, 2005

    Early registration: July 29, 2005

    Late registration: September 10, 2005

    Conference: October 17-19, 2005

     

    LANGUAGE

    The official language of the conference will be English.

     

     

    GENERAL CHAIR

    George Kokkinakis, WCL, University of Patras, Greece

     

    CO-CHAIRS

    Irina Khaleeva, Moscow State Linguistic University

    Nikos Fakotakis, WCL, University of Patras, Greece

     

    ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

    Chair:

    Nikos Fakotakis, WCL, University of Patras, Greece

     

    Co-chair:

    Rodmonga Potapova, Moscow State Linguistic University

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

     

    Blauert Jens, (Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany)

    Bloothooft Gerrit, (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

    Carayannis George, (Technical University of Athens, Greece)

    Dermatas Evangelos, (University of Patras, Greece)

    Fakotakis Nikos, (University of Patras, Greece)

    Fujisaki Hiroya, (Science University of Tokyo, Japan)

    Furui Sadaoki, (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

    Hajicova Eva, (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)

    Haton Jean-Paul, (University "Henri Poincare", Nancy, France)

    Hazan Valerie, (UCL, London, UK)

    Hermansky Hynek, (IDIAP, Martigny, Switzerland)

    Hess Wolfgang, (University of Bonn, Germany)

    Hirschberg Julia, (Columbia University, USA)

    Kokkinakis George, (University of Patras, Greece)

    Krauwer Steven, (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

    Lee Lin-Shan, (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

    Marchuk Jury, (Moscow Regional University, Russia)

    Moore Roger, (Sheffield University, UK)

    Mourjopoulos John, (University of Patras, Greece)

    Petrovsky Alexander, (Belarussian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Belarus)

    Pols Louis, (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

    Potapov Vsevolod, (Moscow State Lomonosov University, Russia)

    Potapova Rodmonga, (Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia)

    Rigoll Gerhard, (Munich University of Technology, Germany)

    Ronzin Audrey, (SPIIRAS, Russia)

    Skrelin Pavel, (Saint Petersburg State University, Russia)

    Vintsiuk Taras, (International Research Training Centre for Information Technologies and Systems, Ukraine)

    Wellekens Chris, (EURECOM, France)

    KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

     

    Furui Sadaoki, (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

    Hess Wolfgang, (University of Bonn, Germany)

    Moore Roger, (Sheffield University, UK)

     

    INVITED TALKS

     

    Several invited talks will be given by members of the Scientific Committee.



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