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Message 1: ISCA Workshop on Temporal Integration in the Perception of Speech (TIPS)

Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 17:29:00 +0100
From: TIPS 2002 <tipslpl.univ-aix.fr>
Subject: ISCA Workshop on Temporal Integration in the Perception of Speech (TIPS)

TEMPORAL INTEGRATION IN THE PERCEPTION OF SPEECH

ISCA International Tutorial and Research Workshop

Aix-en-Provence, France, 8-10 April 2002

Email: tipslpl.univ-aix.fr
http://www.lpl.univ-aix.fr/~tips

The complete programme of the oral sessions is now available on the
TIPS Web site, along with a list of the accepted poster papers. A
registration form can be found at
http://www.lpl.univ-aix.fr/~tips/registration_form.pdf

TIPS is held in conjunction with Speech Prosody 2002 (11-13 April 2002).

OVERVIEW

The workshop will aim to get researchers from different fields
discussing their views on current issues in speech perception. The
workshop's unifying focus is temporal integration of different types
of sensory information in the perception and understanding of
speech. Central questions concern the dynamics of speech perception,
especially how the listener combines short-domain and long-domain
acoustic cues to a phonemic distinction, and the nature of the
perceptual "glue" that allows different chunks of acoustic information
to hold together as the speech signal is processed.

The workshop will comprise five oral sessions:

. Phonetic and phonological issues
. Development
. Computational modelling
. Cognitive and neural bases
. Pathology

In addition, there will be three poster sessions for contributed
papers.

TRIBUTE TO PETER JUSCZYK

Peter Jusczyk had kindly agreed to give an invited paper. A tribute
will be paid to him during the workshop.

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

The workshop is organized by No�l Nguyen (Univ. Provence, France),
Sarah Hawkins (Univ. Cambridge, UK), and John Laver (Queen Margaret
Univ. College, Edinburgh, UK).

FOCUS PAPERS

Alain de Cheveign�, IRCAM, Paris, France
Anne Christophe, LSCP, EHESS, Paris, France
John Coleman, Oxford University, UK
Carolyn Drake, LPE, CNRS, Univ. Descartes, Paris, France
Gareth Gaskell, University of York, UK
Stephen Goldinger, Arizona State University, USA
Steve Greenberg, International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, USA
Stephen Grossberg, Boston University, USA
Michel Habib, LPL, Aix-en-Provence, France
Sarah Hawkins, University of Cambridge, UK
John Local, University of York, UK
Brian Moore, University of Cambridge, UK
Robert Port, Indiana University, USA
Robert Remez, Columbia University, New York, USA
Stuart Rosen, University College London, UK

COMMENTARIES

Peter Bailey, University of York, UK
Nathalie Bedoin, Universit� Lyon 2, France
Cathy Best, Wesleyan University, USA
Martin Cooke, University of Sheffield, UK
Chris Darwin, University of Sussex, UK
Jean-Fran�ois D�monet, INSERM, Toulouse, France
Gerry Docherty, University of Newcastle, UK
David Gow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Christopher Kello, George Mason University, USA
Simon King, CSTR, Edinburgh, UK
John Laver, QMUC, Edinburgh, UK
Bj�rn Lindblom, Stockholm University, Sweden
Fran�oise Macar, CRNC-CNRS, Marseille
Maria Mody, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, USA
Lynne Nygaard, Emory University, USA
Shihab Shamma, University of Maryland, USA
Betty Tuller, Florida Atlantic University, USA

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Ellen Bard, University of Edinburgh, UK
Bill Barry, University of Saarbr�cken, Germany
Patrice Beddor, University of Michigan, USA
Lionel Collet, Universit� Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
Carol Fowler, Haskins Laboratories, USA
Uli Frauenfelder, Universit� de Gen�ve, Switzerland
Frank Guenther, Boston University, USA
Bernard Laks, Universit� Paris-X, France
Fran�oise Macar, CRNC-CNRS, Marseille, France
William Marslen-Wilson, MRC-CBU, Cambridge, UK
Dominic Massaro, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA
Mario Rossi, Universit� de Provence, France
Jean-Luc Schwartz, ICP, Grenoble, France
Juan Segui, LPE, CNRS, Universit� Descartes, Paris, France
Richard Shillcock, University of Edinburgh, UK
Steve Young, University of Cambridge, UK

LOCAL COMMITTEE

Philippe Blache
Christian Cav�
Ludovic Jankowski
Isabelle Marlien
Christine Meunier
No�l Nguyen
Cristel Portes
V�ronique Rey
Bernard Teston

PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS

We expect to publish the invited papers and discussions, together with
selected poster presentations. Oxford University Press and the Journal
of Phonetics have both expressed an interest. In addition, the
abstracts will be published as a citable booklet by the Cambridge
University printing service.

REGISTRATION

The registration fee includes the welcome party, lunches, tea/coffee
during breaks, bus transfers to the conference venue, the dinner
party, the booklet with abstracts, and an ISCA complimentary
membership for non-ISCA participants.

Status		 before 01/02/02	after 01/02/02
ISCA member	 165 Euros		225 Euros
non-ISCA member	 210 Euros		270 Euros
ISCA student	 150 Euros		210 Euros
non-ISCA student 165 Euros		225 Euros

10 to 15 ISCA grants will be available for students and young
scientists. See http://www.isca-speech.org/grants.html for further
information. The workshop is also sponsored by the Groupe Francophone
de la Communication Parl�e (http://www.gfcp.org/presentation.htm), 
and young scientists from French-speaking countries may apply for a GFCP grant.

VENUE

The workshop will be held in the Maison M�diterran�enne des Sciences
Humaines. Facilities include a conference room, a lecture room, and a
cafeteria. The MMSH is about 15 minutes away by bus from the city
center.

ACCOMMODATION

A number of hotel rooms in Aix-en-Provence are available to the
participants at a 10% discount rate until mid-February 2002. Bookings
are dealt with by the Aix Tourism Office.

SPONSORS

. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
. The British Academy, UK
. International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
. The Universit� de Provence, France
. Clare Hall, Cambridge, UK
. Department of Linguistics, University of Cambridge, UK
. Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities,
Cambridge, UK
. Cognisud - R�seau Sud-Est des Sciences Cognitives, France
. Programme Cognition et Traitement de l'Information, CNRS, France
. GDR Phonologie, CNRS, France
. Groupe Francophone de la Communication Parl�e, France
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