TOPICS

The 12th International Conference of Text, Speech and Dialogue TSD 2009 will be concerned with the topics in the field of natural language processing, in particular:

  • corpora, texts and transcription,
  • speech analysis, recognition and synthesis,
  • their intertwining within NL dialogue systems.

The topics will also include (but are not limited to):

  • text corpora and tagging
  • transcription problems in spoken corpora
  • sense disambiguation links between text and speech oriented systems
  • parsing issues
  • especially parsing problems in spoken texts
  • multi-lingual issues
  • especially multi-lingual dialogue systems
  • information retrieval and information extraction
  • text/topic summarization
  • machine translation
  • semantic networks and ontologies
  • semantic web
  • speech modeling
  • speech segmentation
  • speech recognition
  • search in speech for IR and IE
  • text-to-speech synthesis
  • dialogue systems
  • development of dialogue strategies
  • prosody in dialogues
  • emotions and personality modeling
  • user modeling
  • knowledge representation in relation to dialogue systems
  • assistive technologies based on speech and dialogue
  • applied systems and software
  • facial animation
  • visual speech synthesis