TSD 2019 - FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS **************************************************************************
The twenty-second International Conference on
TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE (TSD 2019)
September 10-13, 2019
* Invited speakers: Denis Jouvet (Loria, Nancy, France), and more to come. * 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 a high-standard transparent review process - double blind,
final reviewers' discussion. * TSD is going to take place in the beautiful centre of Ljubljana, the
capital of Slovenia. * The conference is organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Electrical
Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. * TSD provides an all-service package (conference access and material, all
meals, one social event, etc.) for an easily affordable fee.
March 31, 2019 ............... Deadline for submission of contributions May 10, 2019 ................. Notification of acceptance or rejection May 31, 2019 ................. Deadline for submission of camera-ready papers September 10-13, 2019 ........ TSD2019 conference date
The proceedings will be provided on flash drives in form of navigable content. Printed books will be available for extra fee.
The TSD series has 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.
Topics of the 22nd 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 modeling).
Corpora and Language Resources (monolingual, multilingual, text, and
spoken corpora, large web corpora, disambiguation, specialized
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
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 Modeling (video processing, facial animation,
visual speech synthesis, user modeling, emotion and personality
All programme committee members are listed on the conference web pages https://www.kiv.zcu.cz/tsd2019/index.php?page=committees
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.
Ljubljana, the Slovenian capital - a city, whose name means `The beloved', is a great place to visit, although you will not find world renowned attractions here. Nevertheless, it has history, tradition, style, arts & culture, an atmosphere that is both Central European and Mediterranean; many also add the adjectives multilingual and hospitable. Being close to many of the major sights and attractions of Slovenia, Ljubljana can also be your starting point to discover the country's diversity.
Ljubljana is situated about halfway between Vienna and Venice. Its character and appearance have been shaped by diverse cultural influences and historical events. While in winter it is remarkable for its dreamy Central European character, it is the relaxed Mediterranean feel that stands out during summer.
Ljubljana is a picturesque city full of romantic views, with a medieval castle towering over its historical city centre and a calm river spanned by a series of beautiful bridges running right through it. It's a city with a medieval heart, a city of the Baroque and Art Nouveau, with an old castle resting above it like a sleeping beauty.
In Ljubljana eastern and western cultures met; and the Italian concept of art combined with the sculptural aesthetics of Central European cathedrals. The city owes its present appearance partly to Italian baroque and partly to Art Nouveau, which is the style of the numerous buildings erected immediately after the earthquake of 1895.
The central point of interest in Ljubljana is the Ljubljana Castle, watching over the city from the centrally located castle hill. The beginnings of the medieval castle go back to the 9th century, although the castle building is first mentioned only in 1144. It gained its present image after the earthquake of 1511 and following further renovations at the beginning of the 17th century. At present, a funicular connects the Old Town to the castle hill, adding an even more convenient access alternative to the tourist train.
Ljubljana lies at the centre of Slovenia. In the morning you can visit the stunningly beautiful Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj or Soca Valley in the high mountainous region of the Alps, and in the evening enjoy the sunset in one of the charming little towns on the Adriatic coast. It only takes minutes to reach the peaceful and unspoiled countryside of the city's green surrounding areas, which offer endless opportunities for hiking, cycling, fishing and horse riding.
We are very excited of the fact that the TSD conference leaves the Czech Republic for the first time within its 22-year history and that the TSD2019 is going to take place in such a wonderful location as Ljubljana.
The conference is organized by the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
Faculty of Electrical Engineering - University of Ljubljana
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The preferred way of contacting the conference organizing committee is writing an e-mail to:
Ms Lucie Tauchenova, TSD2019 Conference Secretary
E-mail: tsd2019 at tsdconference.org
Phone: +420 702 994 699
All paper correspondence regarding the conference should be addressed to:
TSD2019 - NTIS P2
Fakulta aplikovanych ved
Zapadoceska univerzita v Plzni
CZ-306 14 Plzen
Fax: +420 377 632 402 - Please, mark the faxed material with large
capitals 'TSD' on top.
TSD2019 conference web site: http://www.tsdconference.org/