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IWSDS 2015 : 2015 International Workshop Series on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology


Conference Series : International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology
When Jan 11, 2015 - Jan 13, 2015
Where Busan, South Korea
Submission Deadline Sep 21, 2014
Notification Due Oct 27, 2014
Final Version Due Nov 21, 2014
Categories    speech recognition   spoken dialogue   speech understanding   multimodal

Call For Papers

Dear colleagues, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the IWSDS'2015 Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems Dialog System and Intelligent Assistant

Following the success of IWSDS'2009 (Irsee, Germany), IWSDS'2010 (Gotemba Kogen Resort, Japan), IWSDS'2011 (Granada, Spain), IWSDS’2012 (Paris, France), and IWSDS’2014 (Napa, USA), 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. IWSDS 2015 designates “Dialog System and Intelligent Assistant” as a theme of discussion.

We welcome you to the workshop.
Gary Geunbae Lee (POSTECH)
IWSDS 2015 Conference Chair

Workshop Themes
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 (Long & Short): September 21, 2014
Notification of acceptance: October 27, 2014
Demo submission: TBA
Camera ready due: November 21, 2014
Early registration deadline: November 21, 2014
IWSDS 2015 workshop: January 11 - 13, 2015

IWSDS 2015 will be held as a two-day residential seminar at The Paradise Hotel in Busan, South Korea, where all attendees will be accommodated.

Steering Committee
Gary Geunbae Lee - POSTECH, Pohang, Korea
Ramón López-Cózar - University of Granada, Spain
Joseph Mariani - LIMSI & IMMI-CNRS, Orsay, France
Wolfgang Minker - Ulm University, Germany
Satoshi Nakamura - NAIST, Nara, Japan

Conference Chair
Gary Geunbae Lee (POSTECH)

Local Co-chairs
Myoung-Wan Koo (Sogang Univ.)
Jungyun Seo (Sogang Univ.)

Local Arrangement Committee
Hyung Soon Kim (Pusan National Univ.)
Young-Sun Yun (Hannam Univ.)
Ji-Hwan Kim (Sogang Univ.)
Sunhee Kim (Naver)
Yunkeun Lee (ETRI)

Technical Program Co-chairs
Minwoo Jeong (MS Bing)
Hong Kook Kim (GIST)

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