SLTU 2014

The 4th International Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages (SLTU'14) will be held in St Petersburg, Russia on 14-16 May 2014.

The Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-Resourced Languages is the fourth in a series of even-year SLTU Workshops. Three previous Workshops were organized: SLTU'12 in Cape Town (South Africa), SLTU'10 in Penang (Malaysia), and SLTU'08 in Hanoi (Vietnam) SLTU'14 Workshop has a special focus on Eastern European under-resourced languages (Slavic, Baltic, Uralic, Altaic, Caucasian, Turkic, etc.), but papers on automatic processing of under-resourced languages of any other area are also encouraged.

Topics of the Workshop include all areas related to processing of any under-resourced or endangered languages:

  • Language resources development, acquisition, and representation: dictionary, language model, grammars, text and speech corpora, etc.
  • Automatic speech recognition and synthesis of under-resourced languages and dialects.
  • Multi-lingual spoken language processing including analysis and synthesis.
  • Machine translation and spoken dialogue systems.

Speech Communication special issue on processing under-resourced languages (January 2014) has been recently released
Independently of the scientific actions we will provide excellent possibilities for acquaintance with the culture and history of St. Petersburg and its beautiful surroundings.

Important dates

  • Full paper submission: 10 February, 2014 (closed)
  • Notification of paper acceptance: 07 March, 2014
  • Early registration: 24 March, 2014
  • Submission of camera-ready papers: 31 March, 2014
  • Workshop dates: 14-16 May, 2014
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