WSPD 2018

Workshop on Speech Processing for Voice, Speech and Hearing Disorders
8-9 September 2018
All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH)
Mysore, Karnataka, India

WSPD2018 is a satellite event of Interspeech 2018 that will host experienced researchers working in the speech and language and speech processing areas. They will come on the same platform to discuss about the speech processing issues that are prevalent in speech and hearing disorders. There will be invited talks from experts of these areas. Along with this, recent works in the form of research articles will be accepted for presentation in the oral and poster sessions. The workshop is scheduled for two days, where there will be 6-8 invited talks, one oral session and one poster session. The workshop will be hosted at Mysore, one of the well known tourist destinations in India, rich in heritage and culture supplemented by pleasant weather throughout the year.

Areas of Interest

The areas of interest for WSPD2018 include, but not limited to:
  • Speech enhancement for hearing aids
  • Music processing for cochlear implant subjects
  • Voice disorders
  • Cleft lip and palate speech analysis
  • Hypernasality
  • Quality and intelligibility in case of pathological speech
  • Stuttering
  • Dysarthria
  • Signal processing for cochlear implant
  • Consumer electronics for better speaking and hearing
  • Enhancement of cleft lip and palate speech
  • Technological aids for improving spoken language communication

Call for paper

Authors are invited to submit research articles using the style file of Interspeech 2018. The submissions will be coordinated through the workshop portal.
The important dates are as follows:
  • Abstract (For poster session) & Full paper (For oral presentation) submission opens: 1st May 2018
  • Abstract & Full paper submission closes: 30th June 2018
  • Communication of Acceptance of abstract: 10th July 2018

Paper submission guidelines

Submit the paper in the prescribed format using this link .

Author instructions:

  • Paper submissions must conform to the format defined in the paper preparation guidelines and as detailed in the Author’s Kit.
  • The Author’s Kit comprises of templates for LaTeX and MSWORD and can be downloaded with this link.
  • The maximum number of pages is five. The 5th page may be used exclusively for references. The references should begin on an earlier page immediately after the Acknowledgements section, and continue onto the 5th page. If no space is available on an earlier page, then the references may begin on the 5th page.
  • The total length of the abstract is limited to 200 words. The abstract included in your paper and the one you enter during web-based submission must be identical. Avoid non-ASCII characters or symbols as they may not display correctly in the abstract book.
  • The maximum number of authors in the author list is twenty. If the number of contributing authors is more than twenty, they should be listed in a footnote or in acknowledgement section, as appropriate.
  • The paper should be written in English
  • If a submitted draft does not conform to the guidelines, it will be rejected without review.
  • Authors may optionally accompany their papers with additional files, such as multimedia files, to be included on the proceedings USB drive.
  • Authors must declare that their contributions are original and are not submitted for publication elsewhere (e.g. another conference, workshop, or journal).

Registration

A link for registration will be up soon.
All registration fees will be collected in INR (Indian Rupee).
Registration Category ISCA member Non ISCA member
Non-student INR 3500 INR 4000
Student INR 2000 INR 2500

Organizers

Ajish K. Abraham

All India Institute of Speech & Hearing
Mysore, INDIA

S R Mahadeva Prasanna

Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad
Dharwad, INDIA

Rainer Martin

Institute of Communication Acoustics, RUHR University
Bochum, GERMANY

Yannis Stylianou

University of Crete
Crete, GREECE

K. T. Deepak

IIIT Dharwad
Dharwad, India

Scientific Committee

John H.L. Hansen

The University of Texas at Dallas
U.S.A.

Brian C. J. Moore

Emeritus Professor of Auditory Perception,
Department of Experimental Psychology,
University of Cambridge,UK

Mathew Magimai Doss

Idiap Research Institute
Martigny, SWITZERLAND

Peter Derleth

Sonova,
Switzerland

Anita McAllister

Karolinska Institute
Stockholm, SWEDEN

Jean Schoentgen

Université Libre de Bruxelles
Bruxelles, BELGIUM

Jesper Jensen

Aalborg University
DENMARK

DeLiang Wang

Ohio State University
USA

Juan Ignacio Godino Llorente

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Madrid, SPAIN

Visar Berisha

Arizona State University
USA

Ajish K. Abraham

All India Institute of Speech & Hearing
Mysore, INDIA

S R Mahadeva Prasanna

Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad
Dharwad, INDIA

K. T. Deepak

IIIT Dharwad
Dharwad, India

Rainer Martin

Institute of Communication Acoustics, RUHR University
Bochum, GERMANY

Yannis Stylianou

University of Crete
Crete, GREECE

T. V. Ananthapadmanabha

Voice and Speech Systems
Bengaluru, INDIA

M. Pushpavathi

All India Institute of Speech & Hearing
Mysore, INDIA

N. Sreedevi

All India Institute of Speech & Hearing
Mysore, INDIA

Richard C. Hendriks

Circuits and Systems Group,
Fac. of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Informatics,
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Dorothea Kolossa

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Germany

Nilesh Madhu

Ghent University
Belgium

Hugo Leonardo Rufiner

FICH-UNL/Conicet
Santa Fe, ARGENTINA

Diego Milone

FICH-UNL/Conicet
Santa Fe, ARGENTINA

Leandro E. Di Persia

FICH-UNL/Conicet
Santa Fe, ARGENTINA

Contact & Venue

Ajish K. Abraham

All India Institute of Speech & Hearing
Mysore, INDIA
wspd2018@gmail.com