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LINGUIST List 24.2806

Wed Jul 10 2013

Calls: Phonetics, Phonology, Discourse Analysis, Computational Ling/Switzerland

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

Date: 10-Jul-2013
From: Jean-Philippe Goldman <jeanphilippegoldmangmail.com>
Subject: 3rd Swiss Workshop on Prosody
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Full Title: 3rd Swiss Workshop on Prosody
Short Title: SWIP

Date: 10-Sep-2014 - 10-Sep-2014
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Contact Person: Jean-Philippe Goldman
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linguistique/actualites/swip2014_en.html

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Phonetics; Phonology

Call Deadline: 01-Feb-2014

Meeting Description:

3rd SWIP - Swiss Workshop on Prosody
Special theme: PhonoGenres and Speaking Styles
10-11 September 2014 - University of Geneva
http://www.unige.ch/lettres/linguistique/actualites/swip2014_en.html

The SWIP (Swiss Workshop on Prosody) is an annual meeting gathering researchers in the field of prosody. After Zurich in 2012, and Neuchâtel in 2013, the 3rd SWIP will take place in Geneva on 10-11 September 2014. For this edition, the special theme is PhonoGenres and Speaking Styles. By this event we mark the end of the three year FNS research project ‘Prosodic and Linguistic Characterisation of Speaking Styles: Semi-automatic Approach and Applications’.

Phonostylistic prosodic variation, whether regional, social or situational, is the object of a growing number of studies. They are systematic or isolated, based on phonetic-phonological studies of large-scale corpora or on the examination of narrow samples. Approaches vary between systematic methodologies and ad hoc procedures. Thus, one of the major goals of the conference is to index different approaches and to confront their results.

Invited Speakers:

Julia Hirschberg
Philippe Boula de Mareüil

Call for Papers:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- PhonoGenres: phonetic-prosodic dimensions; situational, regional, communicative, macro- or micro-social variations; comparative analysis
- Speaker-specific behavior: cliché, idiosyncrasy, distinctive features
- Diachronic speaking style variation
- Identification of discourse genres and styles
- Methodologies and tools for corpus processing of speech in general, and especially those developed to process the speaking style variation

Proposal Submission Format:

Submitting a contribution consists in two steps.

First, a one page abstract, plus references, shall be submitted in English or in French via EasyChair by 1 February 2014: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=swip3.

Second, the definitive version of paper shall be submitted by 1 June 2014 in order to publish the proceedings - both in paper and electronic format - at the beginning of the conference. Proceedings will be published in Cahiers de la Linguistique Française in a short (6 pages maximum, about 2000 words) or in a long version (12 pages maximum, about 4000 words). Papers can be written in English or in French with an abstract in the other language and they must follow style sheet of NCLF: http://clf.unige.ch/AppelPublication.php.

Please note that the conference language is English.

Important Dates:

Submission of abstracts: 1 February 2014
Notification of acceptance: 1 March 2014
Submission of final paper for proceedings publication: 1 June 2014
Conference: 10-11 September 2014

Scientific Committee:

Antoine Auchlin
Mathieu Avanzi
Philippe Boula de Mareüil
Nick Campbell
Elisabeth Delais-Roussarie
Céline De Looze
Volker Dellwo
Jean-Philippe Goldman
Julia Hirschberg
Daniel Hirst
Ingrid Hove
Adrian Leemann
Joaquim Llisterri
Philippe Martin
Piet Mertens
Anne Lacheret
Nicolas Obin
Tea Pršir
Stephan Schmid
Sandra Schwab
Elizabeth Shriberg
Anne Catherine Simon

Organising Committee:

Antoine Auchlin
Jean-Philippe Goldman
Tea Pršir



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