Saturday, April 10, 2010

Speechless? Not us.

Our proposal for a fourth workshop on Searching Spontaneous Conversational Speech at ACM Multimedia 2010 was accepted today.

ACM Multimedia 2010 Workshop
Searching Spontaneous Conversational Speech (SSCS 2010)
29 October 2010, Firenze Italy

The SSCS 2010 workshop is a forum for presentation of recent research results concerning advances and innovation in the area of spoken content retrieval and in the area of multimedia search that makes use of automatic speech recognition technology. Spontaneous, conversational speech occurs in a wide variety of domains and the workshop is relevant for lectures, meetings, interviews, debates, conversational broadcast (e.g., talkshows), podcasts, call center recordings, cultural heritage archives, social video on the Web and spoken natural language queries. The objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers in theareas of speech recognition, audio processing, multimedia analysis and information retrieval for exchange and interaction.