LINGUIST List 10.1883

Tue Dec 7 1999

Calls: General Ling/SECOL-2000, Voice/Telecom Services

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  1. Rebecca Larche Moreton, SECOL-2000: Southeastern Conference on Linguistics
  2. Helmer Strik, Comp Ling: Workshop/ Voice Operated Telecom Services, Belgium

Message 1: SECOL-2000: Southeastern Conference on Linguistics

Date: Sun, 5 Dec 1999 19:49:50 -0600
From: Rebecca Larche Moreton <mlrlmsunset.backbone.olemiss.edu>
Subject: SECOL-2000: Southeastern Conference on Linguistics


SECOL (Southeastern Conference on Linguistics) has extended the its
deadline for receipt of abstracts for the Spring meeting (April 6-8,
2000). New deadline: 10 December 1999. Please consult 

	http://www.olemiss.edu/~mldyer/balk/SECOL.html

For email or geographical address for abstracts.


Rebecca Larche Moreton
Arrangements Committee
SECOL-2000

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Message 2: Comp Ling: Workshop/ Voice Operated Telecom Services, Belgium

Date: Mon, 6 Dec 1999 14:03:46 +0100
From: Helmer Strik <striklet.kun.nl>
Subject: Comp Ling: Workshop/ Voice Operated Telecom Services, Belgium


	 FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

On May 11-12, 2000, a workshop entitled

 VOICE OPERATED TELECOM SERVICES: DO THEY HAVE A BRIGHT FUTURE?

is organized in Gent (Belgium). The workshop is initiated by COST
action COST249, and is intended to be THE event of the year 2000 
where speech technology providers, telecom service providers, 
telecom operators and academic speech scientists meet to discuss 
the important issues related to the deployment of voice operated 
telecom services.

The workshop is sponsored by

 - L&H: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
 - The Flemish Ministry of Science

and supported by

 - COST249: Continuous speech recognition over the telephone.
 - ISCA: the International Speech Communication Association
 - ELIS: the Electronics & Information Dept. of the University Gent

Keynote addresses will be given by the following renowned scientists

 - Roger Moore (DERA, UK)
 - Sadaoki Furui (Titech, Japan)
 - Denis Johnston (BT, UK)
 - Fred Lundin (Telia, Sweden)
 - Petri Haavisto (Nokia, Finland)
 - Volker Steinbiss (Philips, Germany)
 - Christian Dugast (Nuance, France)
 - Hugh Cameron (L&H, Canada)

Everybody in the domain of speech recognition and understanding is
invited to consult the detailed information on aims and objectives, 
call for paper, registration fee, hotel accommodations, etc. on the
web page of the workshop. The www-address is:

 http://www.elis.rug.ac.be/cost249/workshop

We are looking forward to your contribution, and we hope to wellcome
you at the workshop.

On behalf of the organizing committee,
Jean-Pierre MARTENS
(chairman of COST249)

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