LINGUIST List 30.3619

Wed Sep 25 2019

Calls: Cog Sci, Comp Ling, Forensic Ling, Lang Acquisition, Phonetics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>



Date: 24-Sep-2019
From: Mariko Kondo <mkondowaseda.jp>
Subject: Speech Prosody 2020
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Full Title: Speech Prosody 2020

Date: 24-May-2020 - 28-May-2020
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contact Person: Nobuaki Minematsu
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://sp2020.jpn.org

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Phonetics

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2019

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce that the 10th Speech Prosody Conference will be held from May 24 to 28, 2020 at the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Speech Prosody, the biennial meeting of the Speech Prosody Special Interest Group (SProSIG) of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), is the only recurring international conference covering all aspects of prosody in spoken language.

Call for Papers:

The conference theme is ''Communicative and Interactive Prosody'', but we invite papers addressing any aspect of the science and technology of speech prosody.

Speech Prosody, the biennial meeting of the Speech Prosody Special Interest Group (SProSIG) of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), is the only recurring international conference covering all aspects of prosody in spoken language: social, psychological, linguistic, and technological. Past conferences have been attended by 300-400 international experts representing a range of disciplines including linguistics, acoustics, speech synthesis and recognition, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, speech therapy, language teaching, computer science, electrical engineering, speech and hearing science and psychology.

Important Dates:

Oct. 01 Opening of online paper submission
Oct. 15 Notification of acceptance/rejection for proposals for workshops, tutorials, and special sessions
Dec. 20 Full paper submission deadline
Feb. 21, 2020 Notification of paper acceptance/rejection
Mar. 06 Deadline to upload camera-ready papers
Mar. 20 Early bird registration deadline
Apr. 30 Standard registration deadline

TOPICS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Phonology and phonetics of prosody
Rhythm and timing
Tone and intonation
Cognitive processing and modeling of prosody
Interaction between segmental and suprasegmental features
Syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
Prosody in language and music
Acquisition of first, second and third language prosody
Prosody in Computer Language Learning systems
Speaking style and personality
Speaking style and communication settings
Prosody in speech recognition and understanding
Prosody in speaker characterization and recognition
Identification & description of prosody for multilingual dialogue systems
Measurements of prosodic parameters
Prosody in audiology and phoniatrics
Forensic voice and language investigation
Prosody of sign language

For more details:
Please visit SP10 conference website: https://sp2020.jpn.org/calls/call-for-papers/

SP2020 chair,
Nobuaki MINEMATSU UTokyo




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