[Corpora-List] Call for Papers: International Workshop on Spoken Language Technology for Development - from promise to practice

Ksenia ksenia
Fri Apr 17 15:42:58 CEST 2009


---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- International Workshop on Spoken Language Technology for Development - from promise to practice

Venue - The Abbey Hotel, Tintern, UK Dates - 11-12 September 2009

Following on from a successful special session at SLT 2008 in Goa, this workshop invites participants with an interest in SLT4D and who have expertise and experience in any of the following areas: - Development of speech technology for resource-scarce languages - SLT deployments in the developing world - HCI in a developing world context - Successful ICT4D interventions

The aim of the workshop is to develop a "Best practice in developing and deploying speech systems for developmental applications". It is also hoped that the participants will form the core of an open community which shares tools, insights and methodologies for future SLT4D projects.

If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please submit a 2-4 page position paper explaining how your expertise and experience might be applied to SLT4D, formatted according to the Interspeech 2009 guidelines, to Roger Tucker at roger at outsideecho.com <mailto:roger at outsideecho.com> by 30th April 2009.

Important Dates: Papers due: 30th April 2009 Acceptance Notification: 10th June 2009 Early Registration deadline: 3rd July 2009 Workshop: 11-12 September 2009

Further details can be found on the workshop website at www.llsti.org/SLT4D-09 <http://www.llsti.org/SLT4D-09>



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