The Sixth International Workshop on Spoken Dialog System (IWSDS 2015)

Abbreviated Title: 
IWSDS 2015
Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: 
21 Sep 2014
Event Dates: 
11 Jan 2015 - 13 Jan 2015
Paradise Hotel, Haeundae Resort
South Korea
Gary Geunbae Lee, General Chair
Contact Email: 
gblee [at] postech [dot] ac [dot] kr

IWSDS 2015

First Call For Papers

The Sixth International Workshop on Spoken Dialog System (IWSDS 2015) will be held in Busan, South Korea, on Jan 11-13, 2015. The IWSDS workshop series provides an international forum for the presentation of research and applications and for lively discussions among researchers as well as industrialists, with a special interest to the practical implementation of Spoken Dialog Systems in everyday applications. IWSDS2015 designates “Dialog System and Intelligent Assistant” as a theme of discussion.


Submission of papers in all areas of spoken dialog system is encouraged, with emphasis on the following traditional topics, but not limited to:
· Speech recognition and synthesis
· Speaker/language recognition
· Spoken language understanding
· Dialog management
· User modeling / simulation
· Evaluation of dialog system
· Multi-modality / emotion recognition from speech
· Question answering from speech
· Speech data mining
· Language resource and databases
· Machine learning for spoken dialog systems
· Educational and healthcare applications

We would also like to encourage the discussion of the following special topics:
· Personal assistant with dialog systems
· Proactive and anticipatory computing
· Dialog systems connected to knowledge base
· Big data for large scale spoken dialog system

Important Dates

Paper Submission: September 21, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: October 27, 2014
Demo Submission/Acceptance: TBD

Submission Procedure

Authors are invited to submit full-length, 8-12 page papers (long) or 4-6 page papers (short), including references, to the IWSDS 2015 web site ( As usual, proceedings are to be published by Springer post conference book(Springer LNEE series, SCOPUS and other important indexed, see