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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   TSD 2001 - Call for participation
From:   TSD 2001 Conference
Email:   tsd2001_(on)_kiv.zcu.cz
Date received:   25 Jun 2001
Deadline:   31 Jul 2001
Start date:   10 Sep 2001

_____________________________________________________________________ An International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialog (TSD 2001) September 10-13, 2001 Plzen, Czech Republic _____________________________________________________________________ C A L L F O R P A R T I C I P A T I O N _____________________________________________________________________ TSD 2001 will be an international conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue. The TSD2001 Conference continues the tradition of annual international workshops devoted to the natural language processing (corpora, texts and transcription; speech analysis, recognition and synthesis; their intertwinnig within NL dialogue systems),started by the SQEL Workshop in 1997. TOPICS OF INTEREST ------------------ text corpora and tagging; transcription problems in spoken corpora; sense disambiguation; links between text and speech oriented systems; parsing issues, especially parsing problems in spoken texts; multilingual issues, especially multilingual dialog systems; information retrieval and text/topic summarization; speech modeling; speech segmentation; speech recognition; text-to-speech synthesis; speech and motions; dialog systems; development of dialog strategies; assistive technologies based on speech and dialog; applied systems and software. TUTORIALS --------- - E. NOETH and W. ECKERT (University of Erlangen-Nuermberg, Germany): Spoken Dialogue Systems - I. KOPECEK, R.BATUSEK, P.GAURA, P. NYGRYN (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Rep.) Dialogue systems for Impaired People - T. HARISSIS (Systema Informatics, S.A., Athens, Greece) Force Feedback Haptic Devices - N. BRAUN (ZGDV e. V., Darmstadt, Germany) Modeling of Conversational User Interface INVITED SPEAKERS ---------------- - FREDERICK JELINEK (Johns Hopkins University of Baltimore, USA): The Spreading USE of Grammer in Language Modeling - HYNEK HERMANSKY (Oregon Graduate Institute, Portland, USA): Recognition of Speech from Temporal Patterns of Frequency Localized Spectral Energy - EVA HAJICOVA et al (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic): The Current Status of the Prague Dependency Treebank - FRANTISEK CERMAK (Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep.): Language Corpora: The Czech Case - ELMAR NOETH et al (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany): Research Issues for the Next Generation Spoken Dialogue Systems Revisited - ENEKO AGIRRE (University of the Basque, Domstia, Spain): Knowledge Sources for Word Sense Disambiguation - TARAS K. VINTSIUK (NAS Institute of Cybernetics & UNESCO/IIP International Research-Training Centre for Information Technologies and Systems, Kyjiv, Ukraine) Generative Phoneme-Threephone Model for ASR ACCEPTED PAPERS --------------- A complete list of accepted papers is on-line available at: http://www.kiv.zcu.cz/ev ents/tsd2001/program.htm CONFERENCE PROGRAM ------------------ The conference program will include tutorials, invited papers given by keynote speakers, oral presentations of accepted submissions of several kinds, short poster presentations and poster sessions. The conference will also include social events (welcome reception, conference banquet, bartender show) and trips to some of the most popular places in Sumava Mountains- Sumava National Park, Black and Devil's lake (12km hiking tour), the Laka lake (10 km hiking tour), bus-trip to the city of Klatovy and Klenova castle, and 20km hiking tour to Grosser Osser, Grosser Arber and Arbersee im Bayerischer Wald on the German side of the border. To obtain the more detailed program and to fill registration form check please the web page of the conference at: < http://www-kiv.zcu.cz/events/tsd200 1/ >. Registration deadline: July 31, 2001. Registration fee ---------------- * full participant - $220 * student - $160 The fee should be paid directly by bank transfer to: Komercni banka Plzen-mesto, Goethova 1, CZ-305 95 Plzen account number : 4811530257/0100 purchase order : 5204/0003/00 special ID code: your birth date in the form YYMMDD (year - month - day), e.g. 550425 account holder : University of West Bohemia, Univerzitni 8, CZ - 306 14 Plzen stating: TSD 2001 and your name -------------------------------------------------------------------- Conference Chair: FREDERICK JELINEK ----------------- Johns Hopkins University of Baltimore, USA Conference Executive: HYNEK HERMANSKY --------------------- Oregon Graduate Institute, Portland, USA: International program committee: -------------------------------- Frederick Jelinek, USA - general chair Hynek Hermansky, USA - executive chair Genevieve Baudoin, France Frantisek Cermak, Czech Rep. Attila Ferencz, Romania, South Korea Eva Hajicova, Czech Rep. Patrick Hanks, GB, USA Eduard Hovy, USA Adam Kilgariff, GB Ivan Kopecek, Czech Rep. Steven Krauwer, Netherland Vaclav Matousek, Czech Rep. Rosamund Moon, GB Elmar Noeth, Germany Karel Pala, Czech Rep. Nikola Pavesic, Slovenia Vladimir Petkevic, Czech Rep. Josef Psutka, Czech Rep. E.G. Schukat-Tallamazini, Germany Pavel Skrelin, Russia Taras Vintsiuk, Ukraine Yorick Wilks, GB Organizing Committee < tsd2001_(on)_kiv.zcu.cz > -------------------- Vaclav Matousek (chair), Helena Benesova, Kamil Ekstein, Jana Hesova, Svatava Kindlova, Jana Kleckova, Ivan Kopecek, Jana Krutisova, Josef Masek, Pavel Mautner, Roman Moucek, Jana Ocelikova, Karel Pala, Pavel Slavik, Petr Sojka Karel Tauser

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