20th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2017

Date: 27-Aug-2017 — 31-Aug-2017
Location: Praha, Czech Republic
Web Site: http://www.tsdconference.org/


Meeting Description:

TSD series have evolved as a prime forum for interaction between researchers in both spoken and written language processing from all over the world. Proceedings of the TSD conference form a book published by Springer-Verlag in their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series. The TSD proceedings are regularly indexed by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index. LNAI series are listed in all major citation databases such as DBLP, SCOPUS, EI, INSPEC, or COMPENDEX.

Invited speakers:

— Tomas Mikolov (Facebook AI Research Group, USA)
— Lucia Specia (The University of Sheffield, UK)
— Rico Sennrich (The University of Edinburgh, UK)
— other eminent personages with various expertise related to the topics of the conference have been asked to give their respective pieces of speech

TSD is traditionally published by Springer-Verlag and regularly listed in all major citation databases: Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index, DBLP, SCOPUS, EI, INSPEC, COMPENDEX, etc.

TSD offers high-standard transparent review process — double blind, final reviewers discussion.

TSD will take place in the historical centre of Prague, the Capital of the Czech Republic.

The conference is organized in co-operation with the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University.

TSD provides an all-service package (conference access and material, all meals, one social event, etc.) for an easily affordable fee starting at 290 EUR for students and 360 EUR for full participants.

Moreover, we succeeded in our effort to provide students with an accommodation option for an affordable price of 20 EUR/night (+ 5 EUR for the breakfast) in the nearby dormitories.

TSD Series:

The conference is organized by the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, and the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University.

The TSD2017 conference is officially recognized as an INTERSPEECH 2017 satellite event and it holds the status of an ISCA Supported Event as well.


— Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University
— Mala Strana Campus — »S» Building
— Malostranske nam. 2/25
— CZ-118 00 Praha 1


— Orea Hotel Pyramida
— Belohorska 24
— CZ-169 00 Praha 6

Call for Papers:

Important Dates:

March 31, 2017: Deadline for submission of contributions
May 10, 2017: Notification of acceptance or rejection
May 31, 2017: Deadline for submission of camera-ready papers
August 27-31, 2017: TSD2017 conference date

The proceedings will be provided on flash drives in form of navigable content. Printed books will be available for extra fee.


Topics of the 20th anniversary conference will include (but are not limited to):

Speech Recognition (multilingual, continuous, emotional speech, handicapped speaker, out-of-vocabulary words, alternative way of feature extraction, new models for acoustic and language modelling).

Corpora and Language Resources (monolingual, multilingual, text, and spoken corpora, large web corpora, disambiguation, specialized lexicons, dictionaries).

Speech and Spoken Language Generation (multilingual, high fidelity speech synthesis, computer singing).

Tagging, Classification and Parsing of Text and Speech (multilingual processing, sentiment analysis, credibility analysis, automatic text labeling, summarization, authorship attribution).

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 (machine translation, natural language understanding, question-answering strategies, assistive technologies).

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, emotion and personality modelling).

Programme Committee:

All programme committee members are listed on the conference web pages:

Official Language:

The official language of the event is English, however, papers on issues
related to text and speech processing in languages other than English are
strongly encouraged.

Conference Fees:

The conference fee depends on the date of payment and on the participant’s
status (full or student). It includes one copy of the conference
proceedings (on a USB flash drive), refreshments/coffee breaks, lunches and
dinners, opening dinner, welcome party, mid-conference social event
admissions, and organizing costs. In order to lower the fee as much as
possible, the accommodation and the conference trip are not included in it
this time.

Full participant:

— early registration by May 31, 2017 — CZK 10 000 (approx. 360 EUR)
— late registration by August 1, 2017 — CZK 11 000 (approx. 400 EUR)
— on-site registration — CZK 12 000 (approx. 444 EUR)

Student (reduced):

— early registration by May 31, 2017 — CZK 8 000 (approx. 290 EUR)
— late registration by August 1, 2017 — CZK 8 700 (approx. 322 EUR)
— on-site registration — CZK 10 000 (approx. 360 EUR)

Dormitory accommodation: 20 EUR/night (+ 5 EUR for the breakfast)

Please, keep in mind that the fees are preliminary and they may slightly
change in the future.

Об авторе Лидия Пивоварова

СПбГУ - старший преподаватель, University of Helsinki - PhD student http://philarts.spbu.ru/structure/sub-faculties/itah_phil/teachers/pivovarova
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