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LINGUIST List 23.2616

Wed Jun 06 2012

Calls: Computational Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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Date: 05-Jun-2012
From: Mark Hasegawa-Johnson <jhasegawillinois.edu>
Subject: Machine Learning in Speech and Language Processing
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Full Title: Machine Learning in Speech and Language Processing
Short Title: MLSLP

Date: 14-Sep-2012 - 14-Sep-2012
Location: Portland, OR, USA
Contact Person: Joseph Keshet
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ttic.edu/sigml/symposium2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2012

Meeting Description:

The goal of the symposium is to foster communication and collaboration between researchers in these synergistic areas, taking advantage of the nearby location of Interspeech 2012. MLSLP'12 is the second annual meeting of the Machine Learning Special Interest Group (SIGML) of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).

Invited Speakers:

Shai Ben-David, Hal Daume III, Inderjit Dhillon, Mark Gales, Brian Roark, Dirk van Compernolle, others TBA

Call for Papers:

Authors are invited to submit a four-page paper on any topic in the area of Machine Learning in Speech and Language Processing including:

- Learned Representations and Learned Metrics for Speech and Language Processing
- Sparse Representations for Speech and Language Processing
- Constrained and Regularized Optimization Methods for Speech and Language Processing
- Novel Optimality Criteria for Speech and Language Processing Applications
- Active Learning, Crowd-Sourcing, and Artificial Intelligence
- Semi-Supervised Learning, Transfer Learning, and Indirect Supervision
- Generalization Bounds and Consistency Proofs for Speech and Language Processing

Papers should be submitted in four-page, two-column professional conference format. Submissions will be accepted at the conference website, http://www.ttic.edu/sigml/symposium2012/, beginning April 16, 2012.

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