2007 IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop

The Westin Miyako Kyoto
Kyoto, Japan
December 9-13, 2007

Program Overview

   December 9 Sun
   December 10 Mon
   December 11 Tue
   December 12 Wed
   December 13 Thu

Keynote Speeches     [Dec 11 (Tue) 14:30-16:30]

·Prof. Renato De Mori (Univ. Avignon, France)PDF file
"Spoken Language Understanding: A Survey"
·Prof. Jun'ichi Tsujii (Univ. Tokyo, Japan / Univ. Manchester, UK / Former President of ACL)PDF file
"Combining Statistical Models with Symbolic Grammar in Parsing"

Regular Sessions

All papers will be presented in a poster format, except those by invited speakers. The poster board is 180cm (72inch) wide and 210cm (84inch) tall.
Each session consists of an invited talk (45min) and poster presentations (90min) followed by a panel discussion (45-60min). The poster must be placed on the board at the beginning of the session.
S1: Acoustic Modeling and Robust ASR

S2: Language Modeling and Speech Understanding

S3: Statistical Modeling and Learning

S4: Speech Translation and LVCSR

S5: Spoken and Multi-modal Dialogue Systems

S6: Speech Mining and Information Retrieval

Project Talks     [Dec 10 (Mon) 18:00-20:00]

Banquet     [Dec 11 (Tue) 16:45-20:00; Room: Aoi-den (4F east-side)]

The banquet will take place in the most gorgeous room in the hotel, Aoi-den, and be preceded by a cocktail party and then "traditional Japanese (Kyoto-style) performance", which you should not miss. Please come before dark to enjoy the scenic view and bring your camera.

Demonstrations     [Dec 12 (Wed) 18:00-20:00]

The demonstration session will be accompanied with some drink and food generously sponsored by Google.
There are eleven demonstrations both from academia and industry.