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From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 07:26:16 +0100

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 97.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

   [1] From: TSD 2006 <tsd2006_at_tsdconference.org> (69)
         Subject: TSD 2006 - Call for Demonstrations and Participation

   [2] From: "Kiril Simov" <kivs_at_bultreebank.org> (34)
         Subject: HPSG 2006 - program and participation

         Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2006 14:20:27 +0100
         From: TSD 2006 <tsd2006_at_tsdconference.org>
         Subject: TSD 2006 - Call for Demonstrations and Participation


Ninth International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE (TSD 2006)
                Brno, Czech Republic, 11-15 September 2006

The conference is organized 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.

VENUE: Brno, Czech Republic


Authors are invited to present actual projects, developed software and
hardware or interesting material relevant to the topics of the
conference. The authors of the demonstrations should provide the
abstract not exceeding one page as plain text. The submission must be
made using an online form available at the conference www pages.

The accepted demonstrations will be presented during a special
Demonstration Session (see the Demo Instructions at
www.tsdconference.org). Demonstrators can present their contribution
with their own notebook with an Internet connection provided by the
organisers or the organisers can prepare a PC computer with multimedia
support for demonstrators. Faculty of Informatics has at its disposal
a fast internet connection allowing internet-based projects to be
demonstrated. The faculty network provides a wireless (IEEE 802.11b -
WiFi) connection to the internet as well.


July 23 2006 ............. Submission of demonstration abstracts
July 30 2006 ............. Notification of acceptance for
                             demonstrations sent to the authors
September 11-15 2006 ..... Conference date

The demonstration abstracts will not appear in the Proceedings of TSD
2006 but they will be published electronically at the conference website.


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 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
      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

Papers on processing of languages other than English are strongly


         Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2006 14:19:41 +0100
         From: "Kiril Simov" <kivs_at_bultreebank.org>
         Subject: HPSG 2006 - program and participation

                                   HPSG 2006
                        The 13th International Conference
                       Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
                        24 -27 July, 2006, Varna, Bulgaria

The registration is open.
Please, register if you plan to attend the event!



The 13th International Conference on HPSG will take place in Varna on
July 24 -27, 2006, hosted by the Linguistic Modelling Laboratory, IPP,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

The conference will include a tutorial day (July 24):
     Semantics within and beyond HPSG: LRS and LTAG
         (Frank Richter and Laura Kallmeyer)
     Construction-Based Grammar
         (Ivan Sag)
     HPSG meets Categorial Grammar
         (Carl Pollard)
     Implementation: Recent developments in LKB and TRALE
         (Berthold Crysmann and Gerald Penn)
and a workshop on "Regularity and Irregularity in Grammar and Language"
(July 25).

Main Conference
July 26 - 27

Invited Speakers

Frank van Eynde (Leuven)

Main conference:
Stefan Mueller (Bremen)
Shravan Vasishth (Potsdam)

I am looking forward to seeing you in Varna!

With best regards,

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