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  1. Alberto Lavelli, Workshop on Clausal Architecture
  2. Isabel Trancoso, call for papers

Message 1: Workshop on Clausal Architecture

Date: Wed, 26 Apr 1995 10:25:57 Workshop on Clausal Architecture
From: Alberto Lavelli <lavelliirst.it>
Subject: Workshop on Clausal Architecture


 CALL FOR PAPERS:

 WORKSHOP ON
 CLAUSAL ARCHITECTURE: TEMPORAL, ASPECTUAL AND VERBAL PROJECTIONS

 NOVEMBER 17-18, 1995

ORGANIZER: ALESSANDRA GIORGI, UNIVERSITY OF BERGAMO, ITALY

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: JULY 3
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: SEPTEMBER 1

Invited speakers: G. Cinque; J.Y. Pollock; I. Roberts.

Topics: The clausal architecture and the minimalist framework; Tense and
aspect and their feature values; Tense, aspect and the strong/weak
distinction; Verb movement and verbal projections; The morphosyntax of tense
and aspect; Comparative verbal morphology; The acquisition of the temporal
and aspectual systems; Verb classes and their projections; The role of
agreement; etc.

Send THREE ANONYMOUS COPIES of the abstract (2 pages references included,
plus one camera-ready copy including name, title, affiliation, address,
e-mail address and fax number) to:

Alessandra Giorgi
Dept. of Linguistics
University of Bergamo
Piazza Vecchia 8
24100 BERGAMO, Italy

e-mail: giorgiirst.itc.it
fax: 39-35-235136

(Please, DO NOT e-mail or fax abstracts)

The University of Bergamo will pay full board and lodging for the selected
speakers.
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Message 2: call for papers

Date: Wed, 26 Apr 95 09:48:45 +0call for papers
From: Isabel Trancoso <imtelis.inesc.pt>
Subject: call for papers


 ESCA - NATO
 Tutorial and Research Workshop
 on
 SPEECH UNDER `STRESS'
 =====================
 Lisbon - 14-15 September, 1995

The European Speech Communication Association (ESCA) in association with the
NATO Research Study Group on Speech Processing (NATO/AC243/Panel 3/RSG10)
is pleased to announce a two-day workshop on the important topic of
`speech under stress' which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on the
14th and 15th of September 1995.

The workshop will cover all aspects of the civil and military environment
which affect speech production and perception in a way which might degrade
the performance of speech-based systems.

WORKSHOP THEMES
The workshop will be concerned with current progress and understanding
in the following broad areas:

 Mechanical Stress - acceleration, G, vibration
 Acoustical Stress - Lombard effect
 Workload Stress - cognitive load, multi-tasking
 Emotional Stress - acoustic correlates
 Analysis Techniques - instrumentation, measures
 Compensation Algorithms - recognition/synthesis

FORMAT OF THE WORKSHOP
It is intended that the workshop should permit the maximum interchange
between all participants. This will be achieved by means of tutorial
presentations, directed discussions and poster presentations. All
accepted papers (apart from the tutorials) shall be presented as
posters.

VENUE
The workshop will take place at RUMOS, R. Dona Estefania 167A, 1000
Lisbon.

WHO MAY ATTEND
Attendance at this tutorial and research workshop is open to all
interested parties. However, in order to ensure an effective and
productive atmosphere, numbers may be limited. Applications will
therefore be dealt with on a first-come first-served basis, so early
registration is recommended.

TRAVEL
Travel to and from the workshop is the responsability of the
individual attendee. The workshop venue is conveniently located ten
minutes from Lisbon international airport and within five minutes
walk of the hotel.

EUROSPEECH'95
Prospective attendees should note that it is easily possible to combine
attendance at this workshop with attendance at the ESCA EUROSPEECH'95
conference which is being held in Madrid, Spain over the period
18-21 September 1995.

For further information about EUROSPEECH'95, please contact CONGHRISA,
C/. Serrano 240, Madrid 28016, Spain. Tel. (+34) 1 577 66 45. Fax: (+34
) 1 457 01 73.

ACCOMMODATION
A block of rooms has been reserved at the nearby Holiday Inn hotel at
the following special rates:

Single Room 13000 PTE
Double Room 14500 PTE

Reservations should be made directly with the hotel at the following
address before 31st July 1995: Holiday Inn, Av. Antonio Jose de
Almeida, 1000 Lisbon, Portugal. Tel: (351 1) 893 5222/6018. Fax: (351
1) 793 6672. Please mention 'INESC' when booking. Alternative
accommodation arrangements are the responsability of the individual attendees.

REGISTRATION FEES
The fee for the workshop is 40000 PTE (1352 FF) which includes lunch and dinner
on Thursday 14th September and lunch on Friday 15th September. The fee
for ESCA members is 35000 PTE (1183 FF). Certified students can participate for
the special rate of 20000 PTE (676 FF).

These rates apply before 31st July 1995; late registrants will be
charged an additional fee of 9000 PTE (304 FF).

Payment may be made by cheque or credit card, and should accompany the
completed registration form.

EUROPEAN SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION (ESCA)
The European Speech Communication Association (ESCA) is a non-profit
organisation for promoting speech communication science and technology
in a European context. For membership and other information, please
contact the ESCA secretariat at: ICP-Universite Stendhal, BP 25, 38040
Grenoble Cedex 9, France. Tel. (+33) 76 82 43 36. Fax: (+33) 76 82 43 35.
E-mail: escaicp.grenet.fr http://ophale.icp.grenet.fr/esca/esca.html.

NATO RESEARCH STUDY GROUP ON SPEECH PROCESSING (RSG10)
The NATO Research Study Group on Speech Processing has been conducting
international collaborative research projects in various areas of
speech processing since 1978. For further information, please contact
the Chairman of RSG10: Dr. H.J.M. Steeneken, Institute for Human
Factors TNO, PO Box 23, 3769 ZG Soesterberg, Netherlands. Tel: (+31)
3463 53977. E-mail: hjmstm.tno.nl.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Prof. Roger K. Moore
 DRA Speech Research Unit, St. Andrews Road, Malvern, Worcs., UK
 Tel: (+44) 684 894091. Fax: (+44) 684 895103.
 E-mail: mooredra.hmg.uk.

Prof. Isabel Trancoso
 INESC-Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores
 R. Alves Redol 9, 1000 Lisbon, Portugal
 Tel: (+351) 1 3100 268. Fax: (+351) 1 525843.
 E-mail: imtinesc.pt

Jim Cupples
 Rome Laboratory, Griffiss AFB, Rome NY13441, USA
 Tel: (+1) 315 330 4024. Fax: (+1) 315 330 2728.
 E-mail: laurieflonex.rl.af.mil.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
 C. Baber (UK)
 J.L. Hansen (USA)
 B. Harmegnies (Belgium)
 J-P. Haton (France)
 J-C. Junqua (USA)
 H.J. Kunzel (Germany)
 C. Legros (France)
 I. Murray (UK)
 D. Poch (Spain)

WORKSHOP SECRETARIAT
For all correspondence concerning the workshop, please use the
following address:

Mrs. Ilda Ribeiro
INESC-Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores,
R. Alves Redol 9,
1000 Lisbon,
Portugal
Tel: (+351) 1 3100 268, Fax: (+351) 1 525 843, E-mail: stressspeech.inesc.pt

Up-to-date information about the workshop can be obtained via WWW
(http://speech.inesc.pt/stress) and ftp
(ftp://speech.inesc.pt/pub/stress).

CANCELLATION
Registrations cancelled by letter or telefax will be honoured if
received before 31st July 1995. Substitutions may be made at any time,
but the workshop organisers must be informed in advance of the
workshop.

PROCEEDINGS
The registration fee covers one copy of the workshop proceedings.

IMPORTANT DATES
12 May 1995 Submission of abstracts
16 June 1995 Notification of acceptance
31 July 1995 Deadline for booking Holiday Inn
11 August 1995 Camera-ready papers due

REGISTRATION FORM

Name:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Title: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mailing address: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Fax: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
E-mail:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

I would like to participate in the workshop as a
[ ] full participant
[ ] student (please supply evidence of status)
[ ] I am a member of ESCA: Membership No: . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[ ] Please send information about ESCA
[ ] I will require vegetarian food.

I would like to present a poster with the title: . . . . . . . . . .
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I suggest the following topic for discussion:. . . . . . . . . . . .
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[ ] Payment by check to account No. 0013 9955 0210 0154349 19
 and made payable to "ESCA" in PTE.
 Banco Nacional Ultramarino, Av. Duque de Avila, 1000 Lisbon, Portugal
 Agency: Arco do Cego

[ ] Payment by Credit card to ESCA
 (in French Francs only: It will be taken care of by the ESCA secr.)
[ ] VISA [ ] MasterCard

Credit card No:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Expiration date: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Signature: Date:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Please complete this form by ticking the appropriate boxes, and post
or fax not later than Nov 15, 1995 to:

ESCA/NATO Workshop on Speech under Stress
INESC
R. Alves Redol 9,
1000 Lisbon, Portugal
Phone: (+351) 1 3100 268
Fax: (+351) 1 525843
E-mail: stressspeech.inesc.pt
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