Workshop finished

The workshop is finished. [more]

Instructions for Presenters

The final workshop programme is now online!The format of the workshop will be a non-overlapping mixture of oral and poster sessions.Please note that short papers are presented as posters, long papers as talk, however: Please refer to the workshop programme, to see whether your publication has been categorized as poster or talk! poster sessions will be opened by a 2 minutes short presentation per poster. It is our belief... [more]

Final Programme Online

The final workshop programme is available here. Please also check the keynotes. [more]

Registration open

The registration for IWSDS is now open! Early bird deadline: October 23, 2009 [more]

eaSDS is now IWSDS!

Europe Asia Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems becomes International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems [more]

Workshop Themes

We put this year workshop under the theme “Towards a Natural Interaction with Robots, Knowbots and Smartphones”, which covers:

• Dialog for robot interaction (including ethics)

• Dialog for Open Domain knowledge access

• Dialog for interacting with Smartphones

• Mediated dialog (including multilingual dialog involving Speech Translation)

• Dialog quality evaluation

We particularly welcome papers that can be illustrated by a demonstration.

We would also like to encourage the discussion of common issues of theories, applications, evaluation, limitations, general tools and techniques, and therefore also invite the submission of original papers in any related area, including but not limited to:

  • Speech recognition and understanding,
  • Dialog management,
  • Adaptive dialog modeling,
  • Recognition of emotions from speech, gestures, facial expressions and physiological data,
  • Emotional and interactional dynamic profile of the speaker during dialog,
  • User modeling,
  • Planning and reasoning capabilities for coordination and conflict description,
  • Conflict resolution in complex multi-level decisions,
  • Multi-modality such as graphics, gesture and speech for input and output,
  • Fusion, fission and information management,
  • Learning and adaptability,
  • Visual processing and recognition for advanced human-computer interaction,
  • Spoken Dialog databases and corpora, including methodologies and ethics,
  • Objective and subjective Spoken Dialog evaluation methodologies, strategies and paradigms,
  • Spoken Dialog Prototypes and products, …


Final Programme Online

The final programme is available here. [more]

Registration is closed.

We are both glad and sorry to inform you that the workshop attendance maximum capacity has been reached and that the registration is now closed. [more]

Submission phase closed

Thank you for your numerous submissions! [more]