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ISCApad #266

Monday, August 10, 2020 by Chris Wellekens

1    Editorial
2    ISCA News
  2-1    Message from ISCA President Prof. John Hansen
  2-2    INTERSPEECH 2020 will be fully virtual
  2-3    ISCA social networks
  2-4    Code-of-Ethics for Authors
  2-5    Code-of-Conduct for Conference and Workshop Attendees
  2-6    ISCA Archive Analysis: a never ending story!
  2-7    Women in Speech Research
  2-8    SProSig new board officers
  2-9    Publications and Videos of Speech Prosody 2020
  2-10    SProSIG announces Speech Prosody 2022
  2-11    Message from the Student advisory committee (SAC) :INTERSPEECH 2020 Student Virtual Events
3    Events
  3-1    ISCA Events
    3-1-1    (2020-10-25) Cf Tutorials Interspeech 2020, Shanghai, China (UPDATE)
    3-1-2    (2020-10-26) Cf Show and Tell, Interspeech 2020, Shanghai, China (UPDATED)
    3-1-3    (2020-10-26) CfSS and challenges Interspeech 2020, Shanghai, China
    3-1-4    (2020-10-26) First Voice Privacy Challenge at Interspeech 2020 UPDATED
    3-1-5    (2020-10-26) Interspeech 2020 Shanghai, China (UPDATED)
    3-1-6    (2021-08-30) Interspeech 2021, Brno, Czech Republic
    3-1-7    (2022) Interspeech 2022, Incheon, South Korea
    3-1-8    (2023-08-20) Interspeech 2023, Dublin, Ireland
    3-1-9    Message from the Student Advisory Committee:Covid 19 and Interspeech 2020 Shanghai
  3-2    ISCA Supported Events
    3-2-1    (2020-08-16) 1st International Conference on Tone and Intonation (TAI), Sonderberg, Denmark (UPDATE)
    3-2-2    (2020-09-21) 11th International Workshop on Spoken Dialog System Technology (IWSDS2020), Madrid, Spain (UPDATED)
    3-2-3    (2020-09-21) CALL for Workshops and Special Sessions for IWSDS 2020, Madrid, Spain (UPDATED)
    3-2-5    The International Conference 'Language Technologies for All (LT4All): a report.
  3-3    Other Events
    3-3-1    (2020) LREC 2020, Marseille cancelled (COVID 19)
    3-3-2    (2020-08-13) Nordic prosody conference, Sonderborg,Denmark (UPDATED)
    3-3-3    (2020-08-24) The 28th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2020), Amsterdam , The Netherlands, UPDATED
    3-3-4    (2020-08-31) 1st Call for paper – RO-MAN 2020 Special Session in Dialogue Management Systems for Human-Robot Interaction , Naples, Italy
    3-3-5    (2020-09-07) CfP Text Mining and Applications (TEMA2020) , Lisboa, Portugal
    3-3-6    (2020-09-08 )TSD 2020 - PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT and CALL for WORKSHOPS, Brno, Czech Republic
    3-3-7    (2020-09-08) TSD 2020 - SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS, Brno, Czech Republic (UPDATED)
    3-3-8    (2020-09-13) CfP Workshop Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon (CogALex), Barcelona, Spain
    3-3-9    (2020-09-13) FinTOC?2 shared task at COLING2020, Barcelona, Spain UPDATED
    3-3-10    (2020-09-15) ADReSS challenge, Shanghai, China (UPDATED)
    3-3-11    (2020-09-21)CfP MACHINE LEARNING FOR SIGNAL PROCESSING (MLSP 2020), Espoo ,Finland
    3-3-12    (2020-09-22) ImageCLEF 2020 ImageCLEF 2020 Thessaloniki, Greece
    3-3-13    (2020-10-06) SPECOM 2020, St Petersburg, Russia (UPDATED)
    3-3-14    (2020-10-12) 3rd International Workshop on Multimedia Content Analysis in Sports (MMSports'20), Seattle, USA
    3-3-15    (2020-10-12) ACM Multimedia 2020 Workshop on Multimodal Conversational AI
    3-3-16    (2020-10-12) Third International Workshop on Multimedia Content Analysis in Sports (MMSports'20)
    3-3-18    (2020-10-25) ICMI 2020 Doctoral Consortium - 3rd Call for Contributions, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    3-3-19    (2020-10-25) 7th INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ON BIG DATA (BigDat 2020 Autumn), Beersheba, Israel
    3-3-20    (2020-10-25) ICMI 2020: Second Call for Late-Breaking Results, Utrecht, The Netherlands (COVID)
    3-3-21    (2020-10-25) ICMI 2020: Third Call for Demonstrations and Exhibits, Utrecht, The Netherlands (COVID19)
    3-3-22    (2020-10-25?) The 2nd Insights on Group & Team Dynamics workshop at ICMI
    3-3-23    (2020-10-?) The VoicePrivacy2020 Challenge Evaluation Plan
    3-3-24    (2020-11-02) TIM 2020 : Séminaire Traitement de l'Information Multimodale, Paris, France
    3-3-25    (2020-11-18) Two challenges at IberSPEECH2020, Valldolid, Spain
    3-3-26    (2020-11-26) 56th LINGUISTICS COLLOQUIUM (on line and free)
    3-3-27    (2020-12-06) CfP 12th IEEE Intl Workshop on Information Forensics and Security @online
    3-3-28    (2020-12-14) The 12th International Seminar on Speech Production (ISSP), Providence, RI, USA
    3-3-29    (2020-12-15) Eighth International Conference on Big Data Analytics, Ashoka University, Sonepat (Delhi, NCR), India
    3-3-30    (2021-01-04) Bioacoustics Winter School, University of Lyon/Saint-Etienne, France
    3-3-31    (2021-01-06) 12th Oxford Dysfluency Conference (ODC), Oxford, UK (UPDATED)
    3-3-32    (2021-01-11) 4th INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ON DEEP LEARNING, Milan, Italy
    3-3-33    (2021-01-17) Advanced Language Processing School (ALPS) ,Autrans ( Grenoble Area), France
    3-3-34    (2021-01-18) EUSIPCO2020 Announcement , Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    3-3-35    (2021-01-19) CfP 2021 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Shenzhen, China
    3-3-36    (2021-01-?) ROBOTDIAL-2020 @Kyoto or Yokohama, Japan
    3-3-38    (2021-06-28) CONTENT-BASED MULTIMEDIA INDEXING, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
    3-3-39    (2021-?-?) Call for Participation: The Ninth Dialog System Technology Challenge (DSTC9)
    3-3-40    CfP ICASSP 2021
4    Academic and Industry Notes
  4-1    Master Informatique en Apprentissage et Traitement Automatique de la Langue : ATAL. Universités du Maine et de Nantes France
  4-2    Virtual Coaches
  4-3    IEEE CIS Newsletter on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (open access).
  4-4    new Masters program in Natural Language Processing and Data Science - Computer Science, Speech, Language, and Knowledge Representation at University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
  4-5    M.Sc. Program in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Data Science, Université de Lorraine, Nancy (France)
  4-6    FIAT/IFTA Media Study Grants
  4-7    (2nd call) FEARLESS STEPS Challenge Phase-2 for ISCA INTERSPEECH-2020
  4-8    Speech research and COVID 19 at the Indian Institute or Science, Bangalore
  4-9    Recorded ICASSP 2020 on-demand
  4-10    IEEE/ACM TASLP Special issue on Eight Dialog System Technology Challenge
  4-11    Call for contributions to a thesis at University of Toulouse.
  4-12    Tests on the spatial resolution of human voice directivity, TU Berlin, Germany
  4-13    MediaEval 2020 Registration Now Open
  4-14    Delphi consensus survey - Developing reading passages for the assessment of speech and voice
5    Resources
  5-1    Books
    5-1-1    Shinji Watanabe, Marc Delcroix, Florian Metze, John R. Hershey (Eds), 'New Era for Robust Seech Recognition', Springer.
    5-1-2    Fabrice Marsac, Rudolph Sock, CONSÉCUTIVITÉ ET SIMULTANÉITÉ en Linguistique, Langues et Parole, L'Harmattan,France
    5-1-3    Emmanuel Vincent (Editor), Tuomas Virtanen (Editor), Sharon Gannot (Editor), 'Audio Source Separation and Speech Enhancement', Wiley
    5-1-4    Jen-Tzung Chien, 'Source Separation and Machine Learning', Academic Press
    5-1-5    Ingo Feldhausen, « Methods in prosody: A Romance language perspective », Language Science Press (open access)
    5-1-6    Nigel Ward, 'Prosodic Patterns in English Conversation', Cambridge University Press, 2019
    5-1-7    J.H.Esling, Scott R.Moisik, Allison Benner, Lise Crevier-Buchman, 'Voice Quality: the Laryngeal Articulator Model', Cambridge University Press
    5-1-8    Albert di Cristo,' Les langues naturelles'. HAL archive ouverte
    5-1-9    Benjamin Weiss, 'Talker Quality in Human and Machine Interaction - Modeling the Listener’s Perspective in Passive and Interactive Scenarios'. T-Labs Series in Telecommunication Services. Springer Nature, Cham. (2020)
    5-1-10    W.F.Katz, P.F.Assman, 'The Routledge Handbook of Phonetics', Routledge.
    5-1-11    Proceedings of SLTU-CCURL2020
  5-2    Database
    5-2-1    Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC) update (July 2020)
    5-2-2    ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update (May 2020)
    5-2-3    Speechocean – update (August 2019)
    5-2-4    Google 's Language Model benchmark
    5-2-5    Forensic database of voice recordings of 500+ Australian English speakers
    5-2-6    Audio and Electroglottographic speech recordings
    5-2-7    EEG-face tracking- audio 24 GB data set Kara One, Toronto, Canada
    5-2-8    TORGO data base free for academic use.
    5-2-9    Datatang
    5-2-10    Fearless Steps Corpus (University of Texas, Dallas)
    5-2-11    SIWIS French Speech Synthesis Database
    5-2-12    JLCorpus - Emotional Speech corpus with primary and secondary emotions
    5-2-13    OPENGLOT –An open environment for the evaluation of glottal inverse filtering
    5-2-14    Corpus Rhapsodie
    5-2-15    The My Science Tutor Children?s Conversational Speech Corpus (MyST Corpus) , Boulder Learning Inc.
    5-2-16    HARVARD speech corpus - native British English speaker
    5-2-17    Magic Data Technology Kid Voice TTS Corpus in Mandarin Chinese (November 2019)
    5-2-18    FlauBERT: a French LM
    5-2-19    ELRA-S0408 SpeechTera Pronunciation Dictionary
    5-2-20    Ressources of ELRC Network
    5-2-21    Language Resources distribution agreement between ELRA and SpeechOcean
    5-2-22    Sharing Language Ressourses via ELRA
    5-2-23    ELRA announces that MEDIA data are now available for free for academic research
  5-3    Software
    5-3-1    Cantor Digitalis, an open-source real-time singing synthesizer controlled by hand gestures.
    5-3-2    MultiVec: a Multilingual and MultiLevel Representation Learning Toolkit for NLP
    5-3-3    An android application for speech data collection LIG_AIKUMA
    5-3-4    Web services via ALL GO from IRISA-CNRS
    5-3-5    Clickable map - Illustrations of the IPA
    5-3-6    LIG-Aikuma running on mobile phones and tablets
    5-3-7    Python Library
6    Jobs
  6-1    (2020-02-09) Fully-funded PhD position at GIPSA-lab , Grenoble, France
  6-2    (2020-02-16) The Federal Criminal Office, Wiesbaden, Germany
  6-3    (2020-02-20) Recrutement de doctorant·e·s - projet comm4CHILD , Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgique
  6-4    (2020-02-22) Fully funded PhD position in Explainable deep learning methods , Uppsala University, Sweden
  6-5    (2020-02-29) Web developer at ELDA, Paris, France
  6-6    (2020-03-03) 15 early-stage researcher positions available within the COBRA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, Berlin, Germany
  6-7    (2020-03-07) Postdoc researcher in deepNN, University of Glasgow, UK (UPDATED)
  6-8    (2020-03-10) Fully-funded PhD position at GIPSA-lab, Grenoble, France
  6-9    (2020-03-15) Postdoc, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy
  6-10    (2020-03-25) Faculté des lettres de Sorbonne Université propose au concours plusieurs postes d'ATER
  6-11    (2020-04-02) Fully funded PhD position, Idiap Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
  6-12    (2020-04-15) Professor (W3) on AI for Language Technologies, Germany
  6-13    (2020-04-24) PROFESSORSHIP (junior/senior) @ KU Leuven, Belgium
  6-14    (2020-04-22) 3 research associate positions at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
  6-15    (2020-04-20) Fully-funded PhD studentships in Speech and Language Technologies at the University of Sheffield,UK
  6-16    (2020-04-28) Fully-funded PhD in speech synthesis - University of Grenoble-Alps - France
  6-17    (2020-04-30) Professur für Informatik (m/w/d), Karlsruhe, Germany
  6-18    (2020-04-25) PhD at Univ. Avignon, France
  6-19    (2020-04-28) 1 year post-doc/engineer position at LIA, Avignon France
  6-20    (2020-05-10)Researcher at GIPSA-Lab Grenoble, France
  6-21    (2020-05-11) Tenure-track researcher at CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  6-22    (2020-05-12) Fully-funded 4-year PhD studentships for research in Speech and Language Technologies (SLT) and their Applications , UKRI Centre for doctoral training, Sheffield, UK
  6-23    (2020-05-20) University assistant position, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
  6-24    (2020-05-26) Fully funded PhD position in data-driven socially assistive robotics,Uppsala University, Sweden
  6-25    (2020-06-01) Poste de doctorant financé à l'Université de Grenoble Alpes, France
  6-26    (2020-06-10) 2 post-docs positions at UTDallas, Texas, USA
  6-27    (2020-06-13) Tenure track researcher at CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  6-28    (2020-06-18) Assistant/Postdoc level a TUWien, Austria
  6-29    (2020-06-20) Two fully-funded PhD studentships in automatic speech recognition - University of Sheffield
  6-30    (2020-06-22) PhD grant, Université de Toulouse, France
  6-31    (2020-06-30) PhD at Université Grenoble Alpes, France
  6-32    (2020-07-09) Speech Research Scientist at ETS R&D
  6-33    (2020-07-16) Early Stage Researcher / PhD student in an EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action (H2020-MSCA-ITN), Romania
  6-34    (2020-07-20) Technical project manager, INRIA, Nancy, France
7    Journals
  7-1    special issue of Language and Speech on sociolinguistic prosodic variation
  7-2    CfP. Special issue Speech Communication: Pluricentric Languages in Speech Technology
  7-3    CfP IEEE SPM Special issue: Non-Convex Optimization for Signal Processing and Machine Learning
  7-4    IEEE STSP Special issue: Deep Learning for Multi-modal Intelligence across Speech, Language, Vision, and Heterogeneous Signals (extended deadline)
  7-5    CfP IEEE JSTSP Special Issue on Tensor Decomposition for Signal Processing and Machine Learning
  7-6    Special issue of the TAL journal on 'NLP and health'
  7-7    IEEE JSTSP Special issue on Reconstruction of Audio from Incomplete or Highly Degraded Observations
  7-8    CFP: Special Issue of JMUI on 'Behavior and Usability Analysis for Multimodal User Interfaces' i
  7-9    Special issue on Voice Privacy, Computer, Speech and Language
  7-10    Special issue of Neural Networks on Advances in Deep Learning Based Speech Processing (Updated)
  7-11    Special issue on ' Machine Learning Applied to Music/Audio Signal Processing' in MDPI Electronics
  7-12    Computer Speech and Language Special issue on State-of-the-art Handcrafted Feature Extraction for Speech and Voice Analysis
  7-13    CfP: IEEE/ACM TASLP Special Issue on the Eighth Dialog System Technology Challenge
  7-14    TAL Journal, Special issue on Natural Language Processing
  7-15    Special issue at Frontiers in Psychology:Effective and Attractive Communication Signals in Social, Cultural, and Business Contexts
  7-16    CfP IEEE/ACMTASLP Special Issue on Eighth Dialog System Technology Challenge
  7-17    CfP: Data, Replicability and Reproducibility in Linguistics
8    Recent Theses
  8-1    Bart Penning de Vries, 'Computerised Speaking Practice: The Role of Automatic Corrective Feedback in Learning L2 Grammar´
  8-2    Prasanna Kumar Muthukumar, 'Towards Integrated Acoustic Models for Speech Synthesis'
  8-3    Stephen Bodnar,'Affective L2 learning experiences and ideal L2 selves in spoken CALL practice'
  8-4    Andreas Windmann, 'Optimization-based modeling of suprasegmental speech timing'
  8-5    Catharine Oertel Genannt Bierbach, 'Modeling Engagement in Multi-Party Conversations'
  8-6    Hardik B. Sailor,'Auditory Representation Learning'
  8-7    Philipp Aichinger, 'Diplophonic Voice - Definitions, models, and detection'
  8-8    Yun Wang, 'Polyphonic Sound Event Detection with Weak Labeling'
  8-9    Omid Ghahabi, 'Deep Learning for i-Vector Speaker and Language Recognition'
  8-10    Neeraj Kumar Sharma, 'Information-rich Sampling of Time-varying Signals'

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