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Thursday, August 20, 2015 by Chris Wellekens

3-2-5 (2016-05-31) Speech Prosody 2016, Boston University, Boston,MA, USA

Speech Prosody 2016, the eighth international conference on speech prosody,will be held at the Boston University from May 31st till June 3rd 2016. It invites papers addressing any aspect of the science and technology of prosody. Speech Prosody, the biennial meeting of the Speech Prosody Special Interest Group (SProSIG) of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), is the only recurring international conference focused on prosody as an organizing principle for the social, psychological, linguistic, and technological aspects of spoken language. Past conferences in Aix-en-Provence, Nara, Dresden, Campinas, Chicago, Shanghai and Dublin have each attracted 300-400 delegates, including experts in the fields of Linguistics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Speech and Hearing Science, Psychology, and related disciplines.



Important Deadlines

  • Submission for Proposals for Special Sessions: Sept 15, 2015
  • Announcement of Special Sessions: Oct 1, 2015
  • Submission of Regular Papers: November 15, 2015
  • Notification of Acceptance (by email): January 15, 2016
  • Early Registration Deadline: February 15, 2016
  • Author's Registration Deadline: March 1, 2016
  • Conference: May 31-June 3,2016

Review Areas


  1. Phonology and phonetics of prosody
  2. Prosody of under-resourced languages  and dialects
  3. Signal processing
  4. Audiovisual prosody modeling and analysis
  5. Rhythm and timing
  6. Communicative situation and speaking style
  7. Prosody in computational linguistics
  8. Prosodic aspects of speech and language pathology
  9. Acquisition of first language prosody
  10. Psycholinguistic, cognitive, neural correlates of prosody
  11. Syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
  12. Meta-linguistic and para-linguistic communication
  13. Prosody in language and music
  14. Voice quality, phonation, and vocal dynamics
  15. Prosody in Tone Languages
  16. Prosody of sign language
  17. Prosody in language contact and second language acquisition
  18. Prosody in automatic speech synthesis, recognition and understanding

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