are invited on substantial, original, and unpublished research concerning the semantic representation of spoken language.
They can be full
(6-8 pages including references) or short papers
(3-4 pages including references).
Possible topics include:
Submissions must be written in English
- Corpus annotation: structures (frame-banks, proposition banks, etc.) and concepts (ontologies, named entities, etc.).
- Content identification and segmentation in spontaneous speech.
- Semantic interpretation in dialogues.
- Dialogue and discourse structures.
- Topic Detection and tracking.
- Multimodal Representations including speech.
- Natural language understanding and reasoning in spoken dialogue systems.
- Speech in embedded systems.
- Project descriptions about applications of spoken corpora semantic representations.
- Standardisation work.
- Interoperability/Comparison work of spoken and written corpora.
and should follow the EACL2009 style format you can find here
reviewing will be blind, the paper should not include the author's
names and affiliations. Furthermore, self-references that reveal the
author's identity should be avoided. Submissions that do not conform to
these styles will be rejected.
Submission will be via the Start system (available here soon). The only accepted format for submitted papers is PDF
. Please remember that the paper submission deadline is December 19th
that are being submitted in parallel to other conferences or workshops
must indicate this on the title page, as must papers that contain
significant overlap with previously published work. Accepted papers will appear in the proceedings of the SRSL-2009
Both full (6-8 pages) and short papers (3-4 pages) will have an oral
presentation at the workshop within the framework of the EACL2009
conference in Athens (Greece). At least one author has to register
for the workshop.