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ISCApad #235

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by Chris Wellekens

1    Editorial
2    ISCA News
  2-1    Message from our President John Hansen
  2-2    Important administration message: ACTION required
  2-3    Nominations for ISCA’s Distinguished Lecturers for the period 2018-19
  2-4    Opening of nominations for ISCA Fellows 2018
  2-5    SCOOT - Speech Communication On-line Training
  2-6    Our distinguished lecturers 2017-2018
  2-7    Videos of Interspeech and ISCA supported conferences
  2-8    ISCA Online Archive
  2-9    Prix de thèse AFCP 2016 - 2017
3    Events
  3-1    ISCA Events
    3-1-1    (2018-06-13) 9th Speech Prosody Conference, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, NEW DEADLINE
    3-1-2    (2018-09-02) CfP Interspeech 2018, Hyderabad, India
    3-1-3    (2019-09-15) Interspeech 2019, Graz, Austria
  3-2    ISCA Supported Events
    3-2-1    (2018-07-12) CfP SIGDIAL 2018 CONFERENCE, Melbourne, Australia
    3-2-2    (2018-07-12) SIGDIAL 2018 Conference: Call for Special Sessions, Melbourne, Australia
    3-2-3    ISCA-endorsed events.
  3-3    Other Events
    3-3-1    (2017-05-08) 11th WORKSHOP ON BUILDING AND USING COMPARABLE CORPORA, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-2    (2018) CfP IBREVAL? 2018 Evaluation of Human Language Technologies for Iberian Languages
    3-3-3    (2018-00-00) Ateliers Sciences et voix, Grenoble, France
    3-3-4    (2018-01-22) 4th INTERNATIONAL WINTER SCHOOL ON BIG DATA, BigDat 2018, Timisoara, Romania
    3-3-5    (2018-01-24) Program WIC Midwintermeeting on Deep Learning, 24 January 2018 – v2, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    3-3-7    (2018-04-15) ICASSP 2018, Calgary, AB, Canada. Update:new date and new location
    3-3-8    (2018-04-23) Congrès Français d'Acoustique , Le Havre, France
    3-3-9    (2018-04-25) 2nd International Conference on Natural Language and Speech Processing, Algiers, Algeria
    3-3-10    (2018-04-26) Colloque international de Sciences du langage , Université d'Opole, Poland
    3-3-11    (2018-05-07) LREC 2018 Workshops and Tutorials, Miyazaki (Japan)
    3-3-12    (2018-05-07) LREC 2018, 11th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation - Phoenix Seagaia Resort, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-13    (2018-05-07)CfP AREA - Annotation, Recognition and Evaluation of Actions, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-14    (2018-05-10) CfP LREC 2018 Industry Track, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-15    (2018-05-12) Multimodal Corpora 2018, LREC Workshop, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-16    (2018-05-14) Cf Workshops and special sessions at IWSDS 2018, Singapore UPDATE (new schedule and location)
    3-3-17    (2018-05-20) CfP 2018 The first Asian Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII Asia 2018), Beijing, China
    3-3-18    (2018-06-04) JEP 2018, Aix en Provence, France (UPDATE Changement de dates)
    3-3-19    (2018-06-08) Cf Ateliers JEP 2018, Aix-en-Provence,France
    3-3-20    (2018-06-13) 9th Speech Prosody Conference, Poznan,Poland
    3-3-21    (2018-06-13) Workshop AFFECT, COMPAGNON ARTIFICIEL, INTERACTION (WACAI 2018), Ile de Porquerolles, France (IMPORTANT UPDATE)
    3-3-22    (2018-06-18) 6th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages , Berlin, Germany
    3-3-23    (2018-06-25) 2018 Jelinek Summer Workshop on Speech and Language Technology Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    3-3-24    (2018-08-29) 6th international workshop on spoken language technologies for under-resourced languages (SLTU'18), Gurugram, India
    3-3-25    (2018-09-03) 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018) Rome, Italy
    3-3-26    (2018-09-04) CfP CBMI 2017 - La Rochelle, France
    3-3-27    (2018-09-04) EUSIPCO 2018, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    3-3-28    (2018-09-10) CLEF 2018, Avignon, France
    3-3-29    (2018-09-11) 21st International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE (TSD 2018), Brno, Czech Republic
    3-3-30    (2018-10-16) ICMI 2018, Boulder, Colorado,USA
    3-3-31    (2018-10-28) CfP XV1th International Conference of Creole Studies, Mahé, Seychelles
    3-3-32    (2018-11-29) CfP Workshop on the Processing of Prosody across Languages and Varieties (ProsLang),Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    3-3-33    (2018-12-18) IEEE SLT2018 , Athens, Greece
    3-3-34    (2018-??-??) FIRST JOINT CALL for Workshop Proposals: ACL/COLING/EMNLP/NAACL 2018
4    Academic and Industry Notes
  4-1    New Masters in Machine Learning, Speech and Language Processing at Cambridge University, UK
  4-2    Master Informatique en Apprentissage et Traitement Automatique de la Langue : ATAL. Universités du Maine et de Nantes France
  4-3    Enquête AFCP: Ecole d'hiver 2018 sur l'analyse statistique des données phonétiques
  4-4    Creation of Yajie Miao Memorial Student Travel Grants
  4-5    Nominations for the prize Antonio Zampolli
  4-6    Bids for ICMI 2019 and ICMI 2020
5    Resources
  5-1    Books
    5-1-1    Li Deng and Dong Yu, Deep Learning: Methods and Applications, Foundations and Trends in Signal Processing
    5-1-2    O.Niebuhr, R.Skarnitzl, 'Tackling the Complexity in Speech', Prague University Press
    5-1-3    J.Li, L.Deng, R.Haeb-Umbach and Y.Gong, 'Robust Automatic Speech Recognition', Academic Press
    5-1-4    Barbosa, P. A. and Madureira, S. Manual de Fonética Acústica Experimental. Aplicações a dados do português. 591 p. São Paulo: Cortez, 2015. [In Portuguese]
    5-1-5    Damien Nouvel, Inalco, Maud Ehrmann, EPFL,Sophie Rosset, CNRS. Les entités nommées pour le traitement automatique des langues
    5-1-6    R.Fuchs, 'Speech Rhythm in Varieties of English' , Springer
    5-1-7    Pejman Mowlaee et al., 'Phase-Aware Signal Processing in Speech Communication: Theory and Practice', Wiley 2016
    5-1-8    Jean Caelen, Anne Xuereb, 'Dialogue : altérité, interaction, énaction'
    5-1-9    Bäckström, Tom (with Guillaume Fuchs, Sascha Disch, Christian Uhle and Jeremie Lecomte), 'Speech Coding with Code-Excited Linear Prediction', Springer
    5-1-10    Shinji Watanabe, Marc Delcroix, Florian Metze, John R. Hershey (Eds), 'New Era for Robust Seech Recognition', Springer.
  5-2    Database
    5-2-1    Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) update December 2017)
    5-2-2    ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update (September 2017)
    5-2-3    Appen ButlerHill
    5-2-4    OFROM 1er corpus de français de Suisse romande
    5-2-5    Real-world 16-channel noise recordings
    5-2-6    Aide à la finalisation de corpus oraux ou multimodaux pour diffusion, valorisation et dépôt pérenne
    5-2-7    Rhapsodie: un Treebank prosodique et syntaxique de français parlé
    5-2-8    Annotation of “Hannah and her sisters” by Woody Allen.
    5-2-9    French TTS
    5-2-10    Google 's Language Model benchmark
    5-2-11    International Standard Language Resource Number (ISLRN) (ELRA Press release)
    5-2-12    ISLRN new portal
    5-2-13    Speechocean – update (January 2017)
    5-2-14    kidLUCID: London UCL Children’s Clear Speech in Interaction Database
    5-2-15    Robust speech datasets and ASR software tools
    5-2-16    International Standard Language Resource Number (ISLRN) implemented by ELRA and LDC
    5-2-17    Base de données LIBRE et GRATUITE pour la reconnaissance du locuteur
    5-2-18    ISLRN adopted by Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission
    5-2-19    Forensic database of voice recordings of 500+ Australian English speakers
    5-2-20    Audio and Electroglottographic speech recordings
    5-2-21    Press release: Opening of the ELRA License Wizard
    5-2-22    EEG-face tracking- audio 24 GB data set Kara One, Toronto, Canada
    5-2-23    TORGO data base free for academic use.
    5-2-24    Datatang
    5-2-25    The International Standard Language Resource Number (ISLRN) assigned to LRE Map 2016 Language Resources
    5-2-26    Fearless Steps Corpus (University of Texas, Dallas)
    5-2-27    SIWIS French Speech Synthesis Database
  5-3    Software
    5-3-1    ROCme!: a free tool for audio corpora recording and management
    5-3-2    VocalTractLab 2.0 : A tool for articulatory speech synthesis
    5-3-3    Bob signal-processing and machine learning toolbox (v.1.2..0)
    5-3-4    COVAREP: A Cooperative Voice Analysis Repository for Speech Technologies
    5-3-5    Release of the version 2 of FASST (Flexible Audio Source Separation Toolbox).
    5-3-6    Cantor Digitalis, an open-source real-time singing synthesizer controlled by hand gestures.
    5-3-7    MultiVec: a Multilingual and MultiLevel Representation Learning Toolkit for NLP
    5-3-8    An android application for speech data collection LIG_AIKUMA
    5-3-9    (2017-09-20) 11th Oxford Dysfluency Conference , Oxford, UK
    5-3-10    Web services via ALL GO from IRISA-CNRS
    5-3-11    Clickable map - Illustrations of the IPA
    5-3-12    LIG-Aikuma running on mobile phones and tablets
6    Jobs
  6-1    (2017-08-03) AI-NLP Scientist at Sparted, France
  6-2    (2017-08-10) 3 job offers at Laboratoire de Phonétique et Phonologie, Paris, France (1phD and 2 postdocs)
  6-3    (2017-08-16) 2 Post-Doc/Research positions in Audio Music Content Analysis at IRCAM, Paris, France
  6-4    (2017-08-29) Several post-doctoral positions at IDIAP, Martigny, Switzerland
  6-5    (2017-08-31)Trois offres d'emploi au Laboratoire de Phonétique de l'Université de Mons, Belgique
  6-6    (2017-09-01) TheVoice project - PhD Offers at IRCAM, Paris, France
  6-7    (2017-09-09) Positions at Reykjavik University's School of Science and Engineering, Iceland
  6-8    (2017-09-09) PhD position in Computational Linguistics for Ambient Intelligence, University Grenoble Alpes, France
  6-9    (2017-09-09) New PostDoc positions for our current international project Dig that Lick: Analyzing large-scale data for melodic patterns in jazz performances ( ).
  6-10    (2017-09-06) Research positions at Language and Voice Laboratory, Reykjavik, Iceland
  6-11    (2017-09-08) 2 Post-Doc/Research positions in Audio Music Content Analysis at IRCAM Paris France
  6-12    (2017-09-11) Research Scientist - Speech at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), Cambridge, MA, USA
  6-13    (2017-09-14) Post-doctoral position in NLP at Loria, Nancy, France
  6-14    (2017-09-28) Senior research engineer at Spitch AG, Zurich, Switzerland
  6-15    (2017-10-03) Assistant professor in phonetics/laboratory phonology, University of Delaware, USA
  6-16    (2017-10-05) Language Resources Project Manager - Junior (m/f), ELDA, Paris, France
  6-17    (2017-10-14) Postdoc Amélioration des outils vocaux d'évaluation de la prononciation en apprentissage de langues, Loria, Nancy, France
  6-18    (2018-10-14) Ingénieur Consolidation et adaptation des outils vocaux d'aide à l'apprentissage de langues, Loria, Nancy ,France
  6-19    (2017-10-17) Call for Multiple PhD positions in Human-Machine Interaction funded by the ANIMATAS Innovative Training Network
  6-20    (2018-10-25) PhD vacancy at Aalborg University, Denmark
  6-21    (2017-10-27) Postdoc in ASR and Language Modeling, Aalto University, Finland
  6-22    (2017-10-25) Speech scientist at ELSA, Lisbon, Portugal
  6-23    (2017-10-25) Senior Speech scientist at ELSA
  6-24    (2017-10-26) Two post-doctoral researchers at Idiap Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
  6-25    (2017-11-02) Postdoctoral research position: Acoustic cough detection and processing for healthcare, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  6-26    (2017- 11-02) Postdoctoral research position: Extremely-low-resource radio browsing for humanitarian monitoring in rural Africa, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  6-27    (2017-11-05) 15 PhD positions from mid-2018
  6-28    (2017-11-08) Visiting Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics and Language Science, Rochester, NY, USA
  6-29    (2017-11-10) Principal Speech Recognition Engineer, Speechmatics, Cambridge, UK
  6-30    (2017-11-10) Principal Language Modelling Engineer, Speechmatics, Cambridge, UK
  6-31    (2017-11-10) Principal Acoustic Modelling Engineer, Speechmatics, Cambridge,UK
  6-32    (2017-11-10) Speech Recognition Intern, Speechmatics, Cambridge, UK
  6-33    (2017-11-10) Speech Recognition Engineer, Speechmatics, Cambridge, UK
  6-34    (2017-11-10) Senior Speech Recognition Engineer, Speechmatics, Cambridge,UK
  6-35    (2017-11-12) Language Resources Project Manager - Junior (m/f), ELDA, Paris, France
  6-36    (2017-11-15) PHD RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS ( ML/Dialogue/Language/Speech), University of Trento, Italy
  6-37    (2017-11-20) Audio Signal Processing Maverick (Applied Research), AVA, Paris, France
  6-38    (2017-11-20) Speaker Identification Maverick (Applied Research) , Ava, Paris, France
  6-39    (2017-11-21) PhD position in Opinion Analysis in human-agent interactions, Telecom ParisTech, Paris France
  6-41    (2017-11-20) Three Postdoctoral Researchers/Project Researchers (Speech processing and deep learning), University of East Finland, Finland
  6-42    (2017-12-03) Machine Learning Engineer, Speech Recognition, Aja-la studios, Green Richmond UK
  6-43    (2017-12-04) Machine Learning Engineer, Speech Synthesis , Aja-la studios,Green Richmond UK
  6-44    (2017-12-03) Research Assistant/Associate in Speech Processing, at Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK.
  6-45    (2017-12-05) One-year post-doctoral position in speech production, GIPSA, Grenoble, France
  6-46    (2017-12-06) PhD Position in Social Signal Processing for Multi-Sensor Conversation Quality Modeling, Delft University, The Netherlands
  6-47    (2017-12-08) PhD grant at IRISA, Rennes France
  6-48    (2017-12-15) Internship 1 at LIA, Avignon, France
  6-49    (2017-12-15) Internship 2 at LIA Avignon, France
  6-50    (2017-12-13) Internship and PhD position at Telecom-ParisTech and LTCI lab, Paris, France
  6-51    (2017-12-16) Position at INA, Bry/Marne, France
  6-52    (2017-12-16) Post-doc position at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen (Germany)
  6-53    ​PhD position in Conversational systems and Social robotics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
  6-54    (2017-12-13) 2 funded PhD positions in interactive virtual characters and social robots at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
7    Journals
  7-1    CfP Special Issue of Speech Communication on *REALISM IN ROBUST SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PROCESSING*
  7-2    CfP IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing: Special Issue on End-to-End Speech and Language Processing
  7-3    Travaux Interdisciplinaires sur la Parole et le Langage, TIPA
  7-4    CfP IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing/ Special Issue on End-to-End Speech and Language Processing
  7-5    La langue des signes, c'est comme ça. Revue TIPA
  7-6    Speech and Language Processing for Behavioral and Mental Health Research and Applications', Computer Speech and Language (CSL).
  7-7    IEEE CIS Newsletter on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (open access).
  7-8    Special issue on Biosignal-Based Spoken Communication in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing
8    Recent Theses
  8-1    Sofia Strömbergsson, 'The /k/s, the /t/s, and the in-betweens. Novel approaches to examining the perceptual consequences of misarticulated speech´
  8-2    Mohamad Hasan, Bahari, 'Automatic Speaker Characterization Automatic Identification of Gender, Age, Language and Accent from Speech Signals
  8-3    Bing Jiang, 'Using Deep Neural Network for Spoken Language identification'
  8-4    Jan-Niklas Antons, 'Neural Correlates of Quality Perception for Complex Speech Signals'
  8-5    José David Lopes, 'Lexical Entrainment in Spoken Dialog Systems'
  8-6    George P. Kafentzis, 'Adaptive sinusoidal models for speech with applications in speech modifications and audio analysis'
  8-7    Xingyu, Na, ' Personalization of HMM-based Speech Synthesis'.
  8-8    Tuomo Raitio, 'Voice source modelling techniques for statistical parametric speech synthesis'
  8-9    Bart Penning de Vries, 'Computerised Speaking Practice: The Role of Automatic Corrective Feedback in Learning L2 Grammar´
  8-10    Prasanna Kumar Muthukumar, 'Towards Integrated Acoustic Models for Speech Synthesis'
  8-11    Stephen Bodnar,'Affective L2 learning experiences and ideal L2 selves in spoken CALL practice'
  8-12    Andreas Windmann, 'Optimization-based modeling of suprasegmental speech timing'
  8-13    Catharine Oertel Genannt Bierbach, 'Modeling Engagement in Multi-Party Conversations'
  8-14    Emma Jokinen, 'Techniques for speech intelligibility enhancement in mobile telephony'

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