4th International Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Papers
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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 to Friday, 16 May 2014
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St. Petersburg
Alexey Karpov
Laurent Besacier
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, 10 February 2014

The Workshop is the fourth in a series of even-year SLTU Workshops. Three previous Workshops were organized: SLTU'12 in Cape Town, SLTU'10 in Penang, and SLTU'08 in Hanoi. SLTU'14 Workshop has the special focus on Eastern European under-resourced languages (Slavic, Baltic, Uralic, Altaic, Caucasian, Turkic, etc.), but papers on automatic processing other under-resourced languages are also encouraged.
Topics of the Workshop include all areas related to processing of any under-resourced or endangered languages:
1) Language resources development, acquisition, and representation;
2) Automatic speech recognition and synthesis of low-resourced Languages and dialects
3) Multi-lingual spoken language processing including analysis and synthesis
4) Machine translation and spoken dialogue systems, etc.
Scientific program of SLTU will have 3 days of oral sessions and 2 keynote lectures given by invited outstanding speakers (Prof. Satoshi Nakamura (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan) and Prof. Mark Gales (University of Cambridge, UK).