Workshop Themes

Submission of papers in all areas of spoken dialog system is encouraged, with emphasis on the following traditional topics, but not limited to:

  • Speech recognition and synthesis
  • Speaker/language recognition
  • Spoken language understanding
  • Dialog management
  • User modeling / simulation
  • Evaluation of dialog system
  • Multi-modality / emotion recognition from speech
  • Question answering from speech
  • Speech data mining
  • Language resource and databases
  • Machine learning for spoken dialog systems
  • Educational and healthcare applications

We would also like to encourage the discussion of the following special topics:

  • Personal assistant with dialog systems
  • Proactive and anticipatory computing
  • Dialog systems connected to knowledge base
  • Big data for large scale spoken dialog system