17.723 conferences: Qualitative Research; Text, Speech & Dialogue

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 723.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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       [1] From: "Fay Sudweeks" <Sudweeks@murdoch.edu.au> (74)
             Subject: Conference on Qualitative Research in IT

       [2] From: tsd2004robot@aurora.fi.muni.cz (32)
             Subject: TSD 2004: deadline extension

             Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 08:24:01 +0000
             From: "Fay Sudweeks" <Sudweeks@murdoch.edu.au>
             Subject: Conference on Qualitative Research in IT

    First Call for papers - QualIT2004 - The Way Forward
    November 24-26, 2004 ? Brisbane Australia

    You are invited to participate in the first International Conference on
    Qualitative Research in IT & IT in Qualitative Research in the Southern
    Hemisphere, which will be held at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    on November 24-26, 2004.
    QualIT2004 - The Way Forward - will attract qualitative researchers
    concerned with the analysis, design, development, application, usability
    and evaluation of information systems and information technologies.

    Research papers are invited in the areas of information technology,
    information systems, software engineering, business, social and health
    informatics. Papers which critique and evaluate qualitative research
    software, and new and innovative methods in qualitative research in the
    above areas are particularly welcome. Specific tracks include (but are not
    limited to):

    - Human Computer Interaction
    - Socio technical aspects of IT
    - IS Implementation
    - Software engineering
    - Knowledge management
    - Enterprise Resource Planning
    - Emerging technologies
    - Usability & User Centred Design
    - Gender issues in IT
    - E-health
    - Innovative qualitative studies
    - Strategic use of qualitative software tools
    - Methodological issues in qualitative research

    and the role, use and challenges of qualitative software tools in any of
    the above areas. Researchers are also invited to propose a discussion panel.

    Papers are sought from researchers carrying out qualitative research
    employing methods such as: action research, case studies, ethnography,
    grounded theory within the disciplines of IT and IS, and using software
    tools expressly for the qualitative researcher.

    Confirmed keynote speakers
    Michael Myers, Professor of Information Systems at the University of
    Auckland Business School
    Dr. Tom Richards, designer of NUD*ISTand NVivo; founder and Chief Scientist
    of QSR International.

    Important Dates
    - 1 July 2004 - Deadline for ALL electronic submissions

    - 1 September 2004 - Notification of acceptance

    - 1 October 2004 - Deadline for early-bird registration

    - 1 October 2004 - Deadline for electronic submission of camera-ready papers

    - 1 November 2004 - Deadline for registration

    Brisbane is Australia's third largest city and the state capital of
    Queensland. Brisbane is a lively, cosmopolitan city and is just 45 minutes
    from Gold Coast beaches and pristine rainforests in the hinterland. With
    its near-perfect climate year-round, Brisbane comes as a pleasant surprise
    to most visitors. The city is surrounded by some of the state's major
    tourist destinations, and there are plenty of options for day trips.

    Paper Submission

    Full papers will be peer-reviewed (E1 Standard) by national and/or
    international experts. The proceedings will be published with an ISBN
    number and will be available to non-attendees.

    (Not including conference dinner - price TBA)

    Early-bird - AUD$300
    After early-bird - AUD$400
    Student - AUD$200

    Any enquiries can be sent to conference organisers at

    Program Chairs
    Liisa von Hellens - School of Computing and Information Technology
    Jenine Beekhuyzen - School of Computing and Information Technology

             Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 08:27:02 +0000
             From: tsd2004robot@aurora.fi.muni.cz
             Subject: TSD 2004: deadline extension

         Please distribute this call among your colleagues

    Because of many requests for deadline extension, it has been
    shifted to March 29, 2004.


    Seventh International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE
    (TSD 2004)
    Brno, Czech Republic, 8-11 September 2004

    The conference is organised by the Faculty of Informatics,
    Masaryk University, Brno and the Faculty of Applied Sciences,
    University of West Bohemia, Pilsen. The conference is supported
    by International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).


    TSD series evolved as a prime forum for interaction between
    researchers in both spoken and written language processing
    from the former East Block countries and their Western colleagues.
    Proceedings of TSD form a book published by Springer-Verlag in
    their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series.


    Topics of the TSD 2004 conference will 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; speech modeling; speech segmentation;
    speech recognition; text-to-speech synthesis; dialogue systems; development
    of dialogue strategies; prosody in dialogues; 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.

    Papers on processing of languages other than English are strongly encouraged.

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