IEEE, SPS, ACL, ISCA

Organizing Chairs:

Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Microsoft

Mari Ostendorf, U. Washington

Finance Chair:

Gokhan Tur, Microsoft

Advisory Board:

Mazin Gilbert, AT&T Labs - Research

Srinivas Bangalore, AT&T Labs - Research

Giuseppe Riccardi, U. Trento

Technical Chairs:

Isabel Trancoso, INESC-ID, Portugal

Tim Paek, Microsoft Research

Area Chairs:

Julia Hirschberg, Columbia Univ.

Hermann Ney, RWTH Aachen

Andreas Stolcke, SRI International/ICSI

Ye-Yi Wang, Microsoft Research

Demo Chairs:

Alex Potamianos, Tech. U. of Crete

Mikko Kurimo, Helsinki U. of Tech.

Publicity Chair:

Bhuvana Ramabhadran, IBM

Benoit Favre, U. Le Mans

Panel Chairs:

Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Inst. Of Tech.

Eric Fosler-Lussier, Ohio State U.

Publication Chair:

Yang Liu, U. Texas, Dallas

Local Organizers:

Dimitra Vergryi, SRI International

Murat Akbacak, SRI International

Arindam Mandal, SRI International

Sibel Yaman, IBM Research

Europe Liaisons:

Frederic Bechet, U. Marseille

Philipp Koehn, U. Edinburgh

Asia Liaisons:

Helen Meng, C. U. Hong Kong

Gary Geunbae Lee, POSTECH

Technical Program

Note: Times and locations are subject to change. A Paper Search function is also available.

 
Sunday, December 12
14:00 - 17:30
Tutorial: T1: OpenFst: a General and Efficient Weighted Finite-State Transducer Library Empire
Tutorial: T2: New Frontiers in Statistical Machine Translation Claremont
15:30 - 16:00
Break
18:00 - 20:00
Welcome Reception
 
Monday, December 13
07:00 - 08:30
Breakfast
08:30 - 09:30
Keynote: K1: Bayesian Nonparametrics for Speech Diarization and Related Problems
09:30 - 10:00
Break
10:00 - 11:30
P1: Language Processing, Understanding and Mining Horizon+Lanai
11:30 - 12:30
A1: Award Session I Empire
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Panel: P1: Spoken Language Technologies in Games and Virtual Environments
15:30 - 16:00
Break
16:00 - 18:00
PD2: Poster and Demo Session: Speech Processing Systems Horizon+Lanai
 
Tuesday, December 14
07:00 - 08:30
Breakfast
08:30 - 09:30
Keynote: K2: How Junk Words Reveal Personality and Social Behavior
09:30 - 10:00
Break
10:00 - 11:30
P3: Automatic Speech Recognition Horizon+Lanai
11:30 - 12:30
A2: Award Session II Empire
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Panel: P2: Human Robot Interaction and Spoken Language
15:30 - 16:00
Break
16:00 - 17:30
P4: Spoken Dialog Systems Horizon+Lanai
18:30 - 21:00
Banquet
 
Wednesday, December 15
07:00 - 08:30
Breakfast
08:30 - 09:30
Keynote: K3: Holistic models of linguistic structure: Discriminative joint models and domain adaptation
09:30 - 10:00
Break
10:00 - 11:30
P5: Information Extraction and Retrieval from Speech Horizon+Lanai
11:30 - 12:00
Special Session: SS1: Spoken Dialog Challenge 2010 (Part I) Empire
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch
13:00 - 13:30
Spoken Dialog Challenge "Boaster"
13:30 - 14:30
Special Session: SS2: Spoken Dialog Challenge 2010 (Part II) Empire
14:30 - 15:30
Panel: Spoken Dialog Challenge: Current, Next and Beyond