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Monday, August 04, 2014 by Chris Wellekens

3-2-2 (2014-12-07) 2014 Spoken Language Technology Workshop, South Lake Tahoe, NV, USA
2014 Spoken Language Technology Workshop
December 7-10, 2014 - South Lake Tahoe, NV, USA

IEEE - IEEE Signal Processing Society - Follow @SLT_2014

The Fifth IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT 2014) will be held in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, on Dec 7-10, 2014.

Workshop Technical Theme & Main Goals & Novelties

The main theme of the workshop will be 'machine learning in spoken language technologies'. There will be keynote/guest speakers from the machine learning community.
One of the workshop goals is to increase both intra and inter community interactions. Towards this goal, in addition to tutorials and keynote speeches on main workshop theme and emerging areas, this year's SLT will host special sessions and self-organizing Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings, as well as panel discussions before/during workshop. If you want to excite the community about a topic and to have an impact on the workshop content, now this is your chance!

In addition to submitting papers and/or proposing/organizing SIG meetings, you can get involved in workshop organization in different ways: by nominating keynote speakers (, or by volunteering to be part of workshop organization ( Please visit for more details.

Call for Papers: Areas/Topics

Submission of papers in all areas of spoken language technology is encouraged, with emphasis on the following topics, including both traditional SLT areas as well as emerging ones:

- Traditional topic coverage: speech recognition and synthesis, spoken language understanding, spoken dialog systems, spoken document summarization, machine translation for speech, question answering from speech, speech data mining, spoken document retrieval, spoken language databases, speaker/language recognition, multimodal processing, human/computer interaction, assistive technologies, natural language processing, educational and healthcare applications.  

- Emerging areas: large scale spoken language understanding, massive data resources for SLT, unsupervised methods in SLT, capturing and representing world knowledge in SLT, web search with SLT, SLT in social networks, multimedia applications, intelligent environments.

Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length, 4-6 page papers, including figures and references, to the SLT 2014 website (

Important Dates

Paper submission: July 21, 2014
Notification of acceptance: September 5, 2014
Demo submission: September 10, 2014
Notification of Demo acceptance: October 10, 2014
Special Session (SS) proposal submission: June 6, 2014
Notification of SS proposals (1st/2nd decision):  June 15 / September 19, 2014
Special Interest Group (SIG) proposal submission: November 21, 2014
Early registration deadline: October 17, 2014
Workshop: December 7-10, 2014

Supported by:
- Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
- International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)

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