Dear colleagues,

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in this

IWSDS2011 Workshop on Paralinguistic Information and its Integration in Spoken Dialogue Systems

to be held at Saray hotel in Granada, Spain from September 1 to September 3, 2011.

Following on the success of IWSDS2009 (in Irsee, Germany) and IWSDS2010 (in Gotemba Kogen Resort, Japan) this 3rd International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (IWSDS2011) will bring together researchers from all over the world working in the field of spoken dialogue systems. It will provide an international forum for the presentation of research and applications and for lively discussions among researchers as well as industrialists.

This year's workshop designates "Paralinguistic Information and its Integration in Spoken Dialogue Systems" as a special theme of discussion, considering three special Tracks:

  • Spoken dialogue systems for robotics
  • Emotions and spoken dialogue systems
  • Spoken dialogue systems for real-world applications

Moreover, we would also like to encourage discussions of common issues of spoken dialogue systems.

The workshop will be held just after INTERSPEECH 2011; Florence, Italy, August 28-31, 2011 and is endorsed by SIGDIAL, a SIG of ISCA, and ACL. It is also supported by the Korean Society of Speech Scientists. The workshop proceedings will be published in a book by Springer.

We welcome you to the workshop.

Ramón López-Cózar - University of Granada (Spain)
Tetsunori Kobayashi - Waseda University (Japan)
Chairs of IWSDS2011

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