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Subject: [ E-Conf ] Interspeech 2013, Lyon (France), 25-29 August - Call for "Show & Tell" + Latest News
From: <is13-noreply_(on)_inria.fr>
Date received: 05 Apr 2013
Deadline: -
Start date: 25 Aug 2013






INTERSPEECH 2013 Conference
with special focus on "Speech in Life Sciences and Human Societies"
25-29 August 2013, Lyon (France)


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--- FLASH NEWS ---
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Call for *Show & Tell* opened until April 19th, 2013 (midnight GMT):
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/special-events

*Registration* to the conference will start by mid April, on:
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/registration

List of *conference areas*:
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/conference-areas

Six *tutorials* programmed on Sunday 25th. See below and:
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/tutorials


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--- IMPORTANT DATES ---
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Call for Papers: now closed
Notification of acceptance: May 24, 2013
Camera-ready papers: May 29, 2013


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--- MESSAGE FROM THE ORGANIZERS ---
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The submission process for regular papers is closed and the review 
process is now underway. We thank authors for all the hard work they 
have put in preparing their submissions.

This year, a record has been reached with 1450 regular paper proposals. 
These submissions are now being processed by the scientific committee 
with the help of a large panel of reviewers from around the world, who 
we thank for their involvement in making Interspeech'13 a huge success.

Please note that *the call for Show & Tell will remain open until April 
19th.* Do not hesitate to submit !

Registration will start by mid-April. Early registration fees for 
full-delegate ISCA members are set to 520 Euros, including the 
conference banquet. Students will benefit from a reduced rate of 50% 
(i.e. 260 Euros).

In order to keep overall costs low, an accomodation package will be 
proposed to students, in the range of 250 Euros for 5 nights + 
breakfast. Grants will also be available, to further reduce financial 
burden.

Stay tuned for more info on the conference website.

Bien amicalement,

The Organizing Committee


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--- CALL  FOR  SHOW  &  TELL ---
--- AND OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS ---
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*Show and Tell*

Show & Tell is a special event organized during the Interspeech 2013 
conference, where participants are given the opportunity to demonstrate 
their most recent progress, developments or innovation tracks, and 
interact with the conference attendees.

Submission deadline is April 19, 2013.

Any demonstration of concepts, algorithms, tools, resources, etc... 
falling within the general scope of the conference are welcome. However, 
in accordance with the conference special focus, we particularly 
encourage proposals fitting into the following four main topics:

     - Brain and Human Language
     - Speech in Life Sciences and Human Societies
     - Human-Robot and Human-Machine Spoken Interaction
     - The Paralinguistic Challenges

To participate to the Show & Tell, submit a 2-page proposal (in pdf 
format) describing the concept from the technical point-of-view, its 
innovative side and the format under which you intend to present it. 
Authors are allowed to include links to web pages in the pdf proposal.

Proposals should be submitted to the following e-mail address: 
is13-showandtell_(at)_inria.fr

More details on http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/special-events

A Google Show & Tell Prize of 500 Euros will be awarded to the most 
innovative participation.

*Panel Session*

We are pleased to announce an Industry Panel Session at Interspeech 2013.

Linking Research to Industry: The practitioner's view on "Competitive 
Manufacturing for Innovative Products and Services based on speech 
technologies" in Robotics, Video games, Serious games, Therapeutic 
applications.

Objectives: The aim of this panel session is to give Interspeech 
participants from industry an opportunity to share their views on the 
recent advances in spoken language research, the remaining challenges, 
and the diversity of applications and to foster the exchange between 
academia and industrial practice.


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--- TUTORIALS ---
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We are happy to announce 6 high-level tutorials in conjunction with 
Interspeech 2013.

In accordance with the special focus of the conference, the programme of 
tutorials intends to provide a good balance between computer sciences 
and human sciences related topics.

Interspeech 2013 also introduces a mix between tutorials on advanced 
topics (recent advances in ...) and tutorials providing the necessary 
basis on a particular subject (crash course), mix that we hope will be 
found attractive by the participants.

*List of tutorials* :

Spectrogram reading in French and English: language-dependent and 
independant acoustic cues to phonological features, coarticulation and 
influence of prosodic position
Jacqueline Vaissière, CNRS, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France

Recent Advances in Incremental Spoken Language Processing
Timo Baumann, Universität Hamburg, Germany
David Schlangen, Universität Bielefeld,Germany

Forensic Automatic Speaker Recognition: Theory, Implementation and Practice
Andrzej Drygajlo, Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland

Identification and modification of consonant perceptual cues in natural 
speech
Andrea Trevino Carolina, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, USA
Jont Allen, affiliation University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, USA
Feipeng Li, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Recent Advances on Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition
Jen-Tzung Chien, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Georges Saon, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA

What speech researchers should know about video technology?
Koichi Shinoda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Florian Metze, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

More info soon on:
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/tutorials


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--- MISCELLANEOUS ---
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The following prizes will be awarded at Interspeech 2013 :

     - ISCA Best Paper Award
     - Google's Best Show & Tell Prize
     - 7th Christian Benoit Award

More information on:
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/prizes-and-awards

Keynote talks:
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/keynote-speakers

Information on satellite workshops:
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/satellite-workshops

Become a sponsor or an exhibitor at the conference:
http://www.interspeech2013.org/content/become-partner-interspeech-2013


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--- CONTACTS ---
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Conference Chairs: conference-chairs_(at)_interspeech2013.org
Technical Programme Chairs: technical-chairs_(at)_interspeech2013.org


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