LINGUIST List 26.5503

Thu Dec 10 2015

Calls: Computational Ling, Discourse Analysis, Text/Corpus Ling/Czech Republic

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 09-Dec-2015
From: Marek Medveď <>
Subject: TSD 2016 : Text, Speech and Dialogue
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Full Title: TSD 2016 : Text, Speech and Dialogue

Date: 12-Sep-2016 - 16-Sep-2016
Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Contact Person: Aleš Horák
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 12-Sep-2016

Meeting Description:

TSD 2016 will address the following topics within the field of natural language processing:

- Corpora, texts and transcription
- Speech analysis, recognition and synthesis
- Their intertwining within NL dialogue systems

Topics of the TSD 2016 Conference will include (but are not limited to):

- Corpora and Language Resources (monolingual, multilingual, text and spoken corpora, large web corpora, disambiguation, specialized lexicons, dictionaries)
- Speech Recognition (multilingual, continuous, emotional speech, handicapped speaker, out-of-vocabulary words, alternative way of feature extraction, new models for acoustic and language modelling)
- Tagging, Classification and Parsing of Text and Speech (morphological and syntactic analysis, synthesis and disambiguation, multilingual processing, sentiment analysis, credibility analysis, automatic text labeling, summarization, authorship attribution)
- Speech and Spoken Language Generation (multilingual, high fidelity speech synthesis, computer singing)
- Semantic Processing of Text and Speech (information extraction, information retrieval, data mining, semantic web, knowledge representation, inference, ontologies, sense disambiguation, plagiarism detection)
- Integrating Applications of Text and Speech Processing (natural language understanding, question-answering strategies, assistive technologies)
- Machine Translation (statistical, rule-based, example-based, hybrid, text and speech translation)
- Automatic Dialogue Systems (self-learning, multilingual, question-answering systems, dialogue strategies, prosody in dialogues)
- Multimodal Techniques and Modelling (video processing, facial animation, visual speech synthesis, user modelling, emotions and personality modelling)

Call for Papers:

Abstract length:
The authors should provide the abstract not exceeding one page as plain text.

Abstract format:
The whole proceedings is typeset in TeX and LaTeX formats. These formats are necessary for the final versions of the papers to be published in the Springer Lecture Notes. The authors are thus strongly encouraged to write their papers in TeX or LaTeX. Authors using a WORD compatible software for the final version may ask the Proceedings Editors to convert the paper to LaTeX format (with extra fee, see below). For detailed instructions on the final paper format see the Springer Information for LNCS Authors (for LaTeX example of a paper you may download directly the Springer sample file with the LaTeX class, or it can be found as typeinst.texat the Springer FTP server

Means of submission:
The final submission of your paper (maximum length is 8 pages, being it presented orally or as poster) comprises of three parts:

- a completed and signed copyright form

electronic files of your paper:
- text files (latex, tex) and .eps files for the figures or the .doc file
- the final DVI file (for papers prepared using LaTeX or TeX)
- the final PDF or PostScript file (not in reverse page order)

- registration of at least one author per paper

Files are uploaded to the conference submission system.

Notice of acceptance:
May 15, 2016

Call deadline:
September 12, 2016

The official language of the event will be English, but papers on issues relating to text and speech processing in languages other than English are strongly encouraged.

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