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ISCApad #238

Friday, April 13, 2018 by Chris Wellekens

1    Editorial
2    ISCA News
  2-1    Message from President Professor John Hansen
  2-2    ISCA Distinguished lecturers for 2018-2019
  2-3    SCOOT - Speech Communication On-line Training
  2-4    Videos of Interspeech and ISCA supported conferences
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) Call for Papers and Proposals for Show & Tell (Interspeech 2018) , Hyberabad, India
    3-1-3    (2018-09-02) Cfp Interspeech 2018 Show and Tell, Hyderabad, Telangana, India (updated)
    3-1-4    (2019-09-15) Interspeech 2019, Graz, Austria
    3-1-5    Satellite Events of INTERSPEECH 2018
  3-2    ISCA Supported Events
    3-2-1    (2018-07-12) SIGDIAL 2018 CONFERENCE, Melbourne, Australia (Important date change)
    3-2-2    (2018-07-12) SIGDIAL 2018 Conference: Call for Special Sessions, Melbourne, Australia
    3-2-3    (2018-09-07) 5th CHiME Speech Separation and Recognition Challenge, Hyderabad, India
    3-2-4    (2018-09-07) CfP 5th International Workshop on Speech Processing in Everyday Environments, Hyderabad, India
    3-2-5    (2018-09-08) Speech Processing in Challenging Environments (SPICE) IISc Bangalore, India.
    3-2-6    (2018-09-08) Blizzard Challenge Workshop 2018, Microsoft, Hyderabad, India.
  3-3    Other Events
    3-3-1    (2018-05-07) AREA - Annotation, Recognition and Evaluation of Actions , Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-2    (2018-05-07) LREC 2018 Workshops and Tutorials, Miyazaki (Japan)
    3-3-3    (2018-05-07) LREC 2018, 11th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation - Phoenix Seagaia Resort, Miyazaki, Japan (UPDATE)
    3-3-4    (2018-05-07)CfP AREA - Annotation, Recognition and Evaluation of Actions, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-5    (2018-05-08) 11th WORKSHOP ON BUILDING AND USING COMPARABLE CORPORA, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-6    (2018-05-10) CfP LREC 2018 Industry Track, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-7    (2018-05-12) Multimodal Corpora 2018, LREC Workshop, Miyazaki, Japan
    3-3-8    (2018-05-14) Cf Workshops and special sessions at IWSDS 2018, Singapore UPDATE (new schedule and location)
    3-3-9    (2018-05-20) CfP 2018 The first Asian Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII Asia 2018), Beijing, China
    3-3-10    (2018-06-04) JEP 2018, Aix en Provence, France (updated)
    3-3-11    (2018-06-08) Atelier Satellite des JEP'18, Aix-en-Provence, France
    3-3-12    (2018-06-13) 9th Speech Prosody Conference, Poznan,Poland
    3-3-13    (2018-06-13) Workshop AFFECT, COMPAGNON ARTIFICIEL, INTERACTION (WACAI 2018), Ile de Porquerolles, France (IMPORTANT UPDATE)
    3-3-14    (2018-06-18) 6th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages , Berlin, Germany
    3-3-15    (2018-06-25) 2018 Jelinek Summer Workshop on Speech and Language Technology Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    3-3-16    (2018-07-06) CfP 14th Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interfaces (eNTERFACE 2018), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
    3-3-17    (2018-07-09) École thématique Big Data & Speech, Roscoff, France
    3-3-18    (2018-07-20) NEWS 2018: The Seventh Named Entities Workshop and Shared Task on Transliteration of Named Entities, Melbourne, Australia
    3-3-19    (2018-07-23) 2nd INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON DEEP LEARNING, Genova, Italy
    3-3-20    (2018-08-29) 6th international workshop on spoken language technologies for under-resourced languages (SLTU'18), Gurugram, India
    3-3-21    (2018-09-03) 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018) Rome, Italy (UPDATE)
    3-3-22    (2018-09-04) CBMI-Cf Special sessions, La Rochelle, France
    3-3-23    (2018-09-04) CfP International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI) 2018 - La Rochelle, France
    3-3-24    (2018-09-04) EUSIPCO 2018, Rome, Italy
    3-3-25    (2018-09-07) 5th International Workshop on Speech Processing in Everyday Environments (CHiME2018), Hyderabad, India
    3-3-26    (2018-09-09) 2018 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS), Poznan, Poland
    3-3-27    (2018-09-10) CLEF 2018 Conference and Labs on the Evaluation Forum, Avignon, France (Updated)
    3-3-28    (2018-09-11) 21st International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE (TSD 2018), Brno, Czech Republic
    3-3-30    (2018-09-17) IEEE International Workshop on MACHINE LEARNING FOR SIGNAL PROCESSING, Aalborg, Denmark
    3-3-31    (2018-09-18) 20th International Conference on Speech and Computer (SPECOM), Leipzig, Germany (updated)
    3-3-32    (2018-10-11) The 4th Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP4) conference, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    3-3-33    (2018-10-16 )International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), Boulder, Colorado, USA
    3-3-35    (2018-10-16) 4th International Workshop on Multimodal Analyses enabling Artificial Agents in Human-Machine Interaction, Boulder, Colorado, USA
    3-3-36    (2018-10-28) CfP XV1th International Conference of Creole Studies, Mahé, Seychelles
    3-3-37    (2018-11-05)11 th International Conference on Natural Language Generation, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    3-3-38    (2018-11-08) Workshop on Prosody and Meaning: Information Structure and Beyond, Aix-en-Provence, France
    3-3-39    (2018-11-26) The 11th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP 2018), Taipei, Taiwan
    3-3-40    (2018-11-29) CfP Workshop on the Processing of Prosody across Languages and Varieties (ProsLang),Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (updated)
    3-3-41    (2018-12-18) IEEE SLT2018 , Athens, Greece
    3-3-42    (2018-??-??) FIRST JOINT CALL for Workshop Proposals: ACL/COLING/EMNLP/NAACL 2018
    3-3-43    (2019-08-04) International Conference on Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia
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    Creation of Yajie Miao Memorial Student Travel Grants
  4-4    Bids for ICMI 2019 and ICMI 2020
  4-5    Air Traffic Control Speech Recognition Challenge
  4-6    Bids for ICASSP 2023
  4-7    CfProposals for ASRU 2019
  4-8    ELRA and LDC partner on a joint distribution of Language Resources
  4-10    Virtual Coaches
  4-11    IEEE CIS Newsletter on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (open access).
  4-12    APPEL à CANDIDATURE : organisation conjointe JEP-TALN 2020
  4-13    Challenge ASR in English Air Traffic Control
5    Resources
  5-1    Books
    5-1-1    J.Li, L.Deng, R.Haeb-Umbach and Y.Gong, 'Robust Automatic Speech Recognition', Academic Press
    5-1-2    Barbosa, P. A. and Madureira, S. Manual de Fonética Acústica Experimental. Aplicações a dados do português. 591 p. São Paulo: Cortez, 2015. [In Portuguese]
    5-1-3    Damien Nouvel, Inalco, Maud Ehrmann, EPFL,Sophie Rosset, CNRS. Les entités nommées pour le traitement automatique des langues
    5-1-4    R.Fuchs, 'Speech Rhythm in Varieties of English' , Springer
    5-1-5    Pejman Mowlaee et al., 'Phase-Aware Signal Processing in Speech Communication: Theory and Practice', Wiley 2016
    5-1-6    Jean Caelen, Anne Xuereb, 'Dialogue : altérité, interaction, énaction'
    5-1-7    Bäckström, Tom (with Guillaume Fuchs, Sascha Disch, Christian Uhle and Jeremie Lecomte), 'Speech Coding with Code-Excited Linear Prediction', Springer
    5-1-8    Shinji Watanabe, Marc Delcroix, Florian Metze, John R. Hershey (Eds), 'New Era for Robust Seech Recognition', Springer.
    5-1-9    Fabrice Marsac, Rudolph Sock, CONSÉCUTIVITÉ ET SIMULTANÉITÉ en Linguistique, Langues et Parole, L'Harmattan,France
  5-2    Database
    5-2-1    Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) update (April 2018)
    5-2-2    ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update (February 2018)
    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    ISLRN new portal
    5-2-12    Speechocean – update (January 2017)
    5-2-13    kidLUCID: London UCL Children’s Clear Speech in Interaction Database
    5-2-14    Robust speech datasets and ASR software tools
    5-2-15    International Standard Language Resource Number (ISLRN) implemented by ELRA and LDC
    5-2-16    Base de données LIBRE et GRATUITE pour la reconnaissance du locuteur
    5-2-17    ISLRN adopted by Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission
    5-2-18    Forensic database of voice recordings of 500+ Australian English speakers
    5-2-19    Audio and Electroglottographic speech recordings
    5-2-20    Press release: Opening of the ELRA License Wizard
    5-2-21    EEG-face tracking- audio 24 GB data set Kara One, Toronto, Canada
    5-2-22    TORGO data base free for academic use.
    5-2-23    Datatang
    5-2-24    The International Standard Language Resource Number (ISLRN) assigned to LRE Map 2016 Language Resources
    5-2-25    Fearless Steps Corpus (University of Texas, Dallas)
    5-2-26    SIWIS French Speech Synthesis Database
    5-2-27    The new ELRA Catalogue of Language Resources (February 2018)
  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    Web services via ALL GO from IRISA-CNRS
    5-3-10    Clickable map - Illustrations of the IPA
    5-3-11    LIG-Aikuma running on mobile phones and tablets
6    Jobs
  6-1    (2017-12-03) Machine Learning Engineer, Speech Recognition, Aja-la studios, Green Richmond UK
  6-2    (2017-12-04) Machine Learning Engineer, Speech Synthesis , Aja-la studios,Green Richmond UK
  6-3    (2017-12-03) Research Assistant/Associate in Speech Processing, at Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK.
  6-4    (2017-12-05) One-year post-doctoral position in speech production, GIPSA, Grenoble, France
  6-5    (2017-12-06) PhD Position in Social Signal Processing for Multi-Sensor Conversation Quality Modeling, Delft University, The Netherlands
  6-6    (2017-12-08) PhD grant at IRISA, Rennes France
  6-7    (2017-12-15) Internship 1 at LIA, Avignon, France
  6-8    (2017-12-15) Internship 2 at LIA Avignon, France
  6-9    (2017-12-13) Internship and PhD position at Telecom-ParisTech and LTCI lab, Paris, France
  6-10    (2017-12-16) Position at INA, Bry/Marne, France
  6-11    (2017-12-16) Post-doc position at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen (Germany)
  6-12    (2017-12-13) ​PhD position in Conversational systems and Social robotics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
  6-13    (2017-12-13) 2 funded PhD positions in interactive virtual characters and social robots at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
  6-14    (2018-01-09) Two postdoc positions at IDIAP, Martigny, Switzerland
  6-15    (2018-01-10) Postdocs at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  6-16    (2018-01-11) Postdoc position at IDIAP, Martigny, Switzerland
  6-17    (2018-01-18) (SENIOR) SPEECH SCIENTIST at Voicebox, München, Germany
  6-18    (2018-01-18) 3 permanent(indefinite tenure) faculty positions at Telecom ParisTech, Paris, France
  6-19    (2018-01-20) Machine learning Software Engineer, Adobe Research - Speech Recognition, San Jose, CA,USA
  6-20    (2018-01-25) 2018 PHD RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS at University of Trento , Italy
  6-21    (2018-01-25) PhD student in Robot-assisted Language Learning at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  6-22    (2018-01-26) Poste MCF à l'ENSIMAG, Grenoble, France
  6-23    (2018-01-27) Post-doctoral researcher at Idiap Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
  6-24    (2018-01-27) Post Doctoral Position (12 months) at INRIA Nancy, France
  6-25    (2018-01-27) PhD grant Natural language processing: adding new words to a speech recognition system using Deep Neural Networks, INRIA/LORIA, Nancy, France
  6-26    (2018/02/01) Junior Linguist (French), Paris, France
  6-27    (2018-02-16) Postdoctoral Research Scientist: Computational Linguistics, Rochester, NY, USA
  6-28    (2018-02-18) Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) at University of Kent, UK
  6-29    (2018-02-19)Ph D at Loria/Inria and Telecom Paris Rech
  6-30    (2018-02-19) Post-Doctoral Researcher at Paderborn University, Germany
  6-31    (2018-02-20) 1 (W/M) researcher positions at IRCAM, Paris, France
  6-32    (2018-02-22) Postdoctoral Researcher at Saarland University, Germany
  6-33    (2018-03-02) POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW POSITION, CNRS and INSERM, Lyon, France
  6-34    (2018-03-03) Maitre de conférences, ENSIMAG, Grenoble,France
  6-35    (2018-03-03) Research Linguist at ObEN, Los Angeles,CA, USA
  6-36    (2018-03-03) Speech Research Scientist (ASR) at ObEN, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  6-37    (2018-03-03) Speech Research Scientist (Prosody Modeling) at ObEN, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  6-38    (2018-03-03) Speech Research Scientist (Singing Voice Synthesis) at ObEN, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  6-39    (2018-03-03) Speech Research Scientist (Speech Synthesis) at ObEN, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  6-40    (2018-03-03) Speech Research Scientist (TTS) at ObEN, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  6-41    (2018-03-06) Post Doc position at University of Saarland, Germany
  6-42    (2018-03-14) PhD Position in Experimental Mechanics of Materials/Structures (vocal-fold 3D structure), Gipsa Lab, Grenoble
  6-43    (2018-03-15) Internship at ELDA, Paris, France
  6-44    (2018-03-19) Faculty position (Associate professor) at Telecom ParisTech, Paris
  6-45    (2018-03-24) PhD-student in a research project investigating strategies for human?robot-interaction, Bielefeld, Germany
  6-46    (2018-03-26) PhD grant in Machine learning, Lannion, France
  6-47    (2018-03-15) PhD grant at LJK and LIG, Grenoble, France
  6-48    (2018-03-16) Research Linguist at ObEN, Inc, Pasadena, California, USA
  6-49    (2018-03-16) SPEECH RESEARCH SCIENTIST (ASR) at ObEN, Inc, Pasadena, California,USA
  6-50    (2018-03-16) SPEECH RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Prosody Modeling)at ObEN Inc.,Pasadena, California, USA
  6-51    (2018-03-16) SPEECH RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Singing Voice Synthesis) at ObEN Inc., Pasadena, California, USA
  6-52    (2018-03-16) SPEECH RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Speech Synthesis) at ObEN Inc., Pasadena, California, USA
  6-53    (2018-03-16) SPEECH RESEARCH SCIENTIST (TTS) at ObEN Inc., Pasadena, California, USA
  6-54    (2018-03-17) 2 PhD grants and 2 postdoc positions (2-year), at Aix-Marseille/Avignon , France
  6-55    (2018-03-22) Research scientist at the University of Trento, Italy
  6-56    (2018-04-09) Postes d'ATER en Traitement automatique des langues et de la Parole, Sorbonne Université, Paris, France
  6-57    (2018-04-11) A three-year doctoral position at the University Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France
7    Journals
  7-1    La langue des signes, c'est comme ça. Revue TIPA
  7-2    Speech and Language Processing for Behavioral and Mental Health Research and Applications', Computer Speech and Language (CSL).
  7-3    Special issue on Biosignal-Based Spoken Communication in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing
  7-4    Special issue on Multimodal Interaction in Automotive Applications , Springer Journal on Multimodal Interaction
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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