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Category:   E-SSchool
Subject:   Registration ELSNET summer school
From:   Brigitte Burger
Email:   elsnet_(on)_let.uu.nl
Date received:   18 Feb 2002
Deadline:   15 Apr 2002
Start date:   15 Jul 2002

!! OPEN FOR REGISTRATION !! 10th ELSNET EUROPEAN SUMMER SCHOOL ON LANGUAGE AND SPEECH COMMUNICATION EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT OF TEXT AND SPEECH SYSTEMS Odense, Denmark 15-26 July 2002 Organized by the Natural Interactive Systems Laboratory (NISLab) University of Southern Denmark. Below you find the preliminary programme. Please registrate at the summer school website: http://summerschool2002.nis.s du.dk/ GRANTS will be available from the EU Improving Human Potential programme and will cover a substantial part of total costs for young European researchers. The ISCA grant scheme is open for applications related to this summer school. For grant application, please check the summer school website. PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME ELSNET SUMMER SCHOOL 2002 Week 1 (15/7-19/7 2002) ====================== * Plenary Session ---------------------- Resources and evaluation of text and speech systems - Christopher Cieri (LDC) * Parallel Morning Sessions --------------------------------- 1a: Usability evaluation - Klaus Failenschmid (Speechworks) 1b: Evaluation of talking animated interface agents - Bjorn Granstrom & David House (KTH, Sweden) * Parallel Afternoon Sessions ------------------------------------ 2a: Evaluation of speech synthesis systems - Nick Campbell (ATR, Japan) 2b: Evaluation of Machine Translation systems - Maghi King (ISSCO, Switzerland) Week 2 (22/7-26/7 2002) ====================== * Plenary Session ----------------------- Evaluation of spoken dialogue systems - Wolfgang Minker (DaimlerChrysler AG, Germany) * Parallel Morning Sessions ---------------------------------- 3a: Speech recognition evaluation: broadcast news transcription, meeting transcription, audio-visual speech recognition - To be announced 3b: Annnotation and evaluation of text and speech systems - Laurent Romary (Loria, France) * Parallel Afternoon Sessions ------------------------------------- 4a: Evaluation of part of speech tagging and/or parsing and/or terminology and/or lexicons etc. - Patrick Paroubek (LIMSI, France) 4b: Evaluation of Question/Answering systems, summarization systems and/or information retrieval systems - To be announced IMPORTANT DATES ================ Deadline for pre-registration & grant application: April 15, 2002 Notification of registration and grants: May 1, 2002 Payment deadline: June 1, 2002 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT ============================= Holmer Hemsen Natural Interactive Systems Laboratory (NIS) University of Southern Denmark - Odense Science Park 10 DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark Email: hemsen_(on)_nis.sdu.dk Phone: (+45) 63 15 73 08 -- Fax: (+45) 63 15 72 24

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