Call: AVSP 2011 – The 11th International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing

AVSP 2011 The 11th International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing

August 31 – September 3, 2011
Volterra, Italy

http://www.avsp2011.org/

The 11th international conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (AVSP) will be held from August 31 to September 3, 2011, directly following the INTERSPEECH2011 conference.

AVSP is a uniquely interdisciplinary conference, being focused on synergy effects of auditory and visual speech information on human perception, machine recognition, and human-machine interaction. AVSP conferences have attracted a lot of researchers in various fields, such as psychologists, computer engineers, neuroscientists, linguists, phoneticians, and robot engineers.

The AVSP2011 conference will consist of oral and poster presentations, a demo session and lectures by invited speakers (announced later).

Submission of papers or demo proposals are invited in any areas of auditory-visual speech processing including but not limited to:

  • Audio-visual speech synthesis
  • Audio-visual speech recognition by humans and machines
  • Models of multimodal integration
  • Multimodal processing of spoken events
  • Cross-linguistic studies of audio-visual speech processing
  • Developmental studies of audio-visual speech processing
  • Role of gestures accompanying speech
  • Audio-visual prosody
  • Modeling, animation and recognition of gestures and expressions
  • Neurophysiology and neuropsychology of audition and vision
  • Scene analysis using audio and visual information
  • Novel techniques for animation of talking faces
  • Data collection and corpora for audio-visual speech processing

Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline:  5 May 2011 (Final)
Notification of Acceptance:  16 June 2011
Camera-ready Paper:  1 July 2011
Early Registration Deadline:  27 June 2011
Late Registration Deadline:  22 August 2011
Conference:  31 August – 3 September 2011

Submission

Prospective participants can submit a contribution in one of two formats:

1. Full 4 or 6 page papers

2. 1 page demo proposals. Accepted proposals will be presented during a demo session at the conference

Submission instructions can be found on the conference website, http://www.avsp2011.org/. Submissions in both formats will be reviewed by members of the scientific committee:

Organizing Committee

Jonas Beskow
Olov Engwall
Giampiero Salvi
Samer Al Moubayed
(Department of Speech, Music, and Hearing. KTH, Sweden.)

Scientific Committee

Gerard Bailly (GIPSA)
Piero Cosi (U.PADOVA)
Darren Cosker (U. BATH)
Sacha Fagel (ZOOBE)
Gabriele Fanelli (ETZH)
Björn Granström (KTH)
Valerie Hazan (UCL)
David House (KTH)
Carlos Ishi (ATR)
Alexandra Jesse (UMASS AMHERST)
Christian Kroos (MARCS)
Francisco Lacerda (STOCKHOLM U.)
Dominic W. Massaro (UCSC)
Slim Ouni (LORIA)
Catherine Pelachaud (PARIS TECH)
Gerasimos Potamianos (FORTH)
Laurel Riek (CAMBRIDGE)
Kaoru Sekiyama (U. KUMAMOTO)
Barry-John Theobald (UEA)

Registration Fees

Registration for the conference includes accommodation (3 nights), meals and printed proceedings. Preliminary rates for early registrants are 500 EUR for single room and 400 EUR for shared double. Student attendees are encouraged to seek grants for participation through ISCA.

Conference Website and Contact Info

http://www.avsp2011.org
info@avsp2011.org

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