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SSLST 2012: 2nd announcement
2012 INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN LANGUAGE AND SPEECH TECHNOLOGIES
July 30 Â August 3, 2012
Organized by: Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)
Rovira i Virgili University
SSLST 2012 offers a broad and intensive series of lectures at different
levels on language and speech technologies. The students choose their
preferred courses according to their interests and background.
Instructors are top names in their respective fields. The School intends
to help students initiate and foster their research career.
The previous event in this series may be found at:
Graduate (and advanced undergraduate) students from around the world.
Most appropriate degrees include: Computer Science and Linguistics.
Other students (for instance, from Mathematics, Electrical Engineering,
Philosophy, or Cognitive Science) are welcome too. The School is
appropriate also for people more advanced in their career who
want to keep themselves updated on developments in the field.
There is no overlap in the class schedule.
COURSES AND PROFESSORS:
- Jont B. Allen (U Illinois Urbana-Champaign), A Parametric Analysis of
Speech Percption [introductory, 8 hours]
- HervÃ Bourlard (Idiap Research Institute, Martigny), Automatic Speech
Recognition and Multilingual Speech Processing: HMM, Hybrid HMM/ANN and
Posterior-based Systems [introductory/intermediate, 6 hours]
- Marcello Federico (Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento), Statistical Machine
Translation [introductory/intermediate, 6 hours]
- Giuseppe Riccardi (U Trento), Spoken Language Understanding
[intermediate/advanced, 6 hours]
- Noah A. Smith (Carnegie Mellon U), Probability and Structure in Natural
Language Processing [intermediate, 9.5 hours]
- Bayya Yegnanarayana (International Institute of Information Technology
Hyderabad), Speech Signal Processing [introductory/intermediate, 8 hours]
It has to be done on line at
FEES: They are variable, depending on the number of courses each student
takes. The rule is:
1 hour =
- 10 euros (for payments until May 18, 2012),
- 15 euros (for payments after May 18, 2012).
The fees must be paid to the School's bank account:
Uno-e Bank: Julian Camarillo 4 C, 28037 Madrid, Spain
BIC/SWIFT code: UNOEESM1
account holder: Carlos Martin-Vide GRLMC
account holderÂs address: Av. Catalunya 35, 43002 Tarragona, Spain
Please mention SSLST 2012 and your name in the subject. A receipt will
be provided on site.
- Bank transfers should not involve any expense for the School.
- People claiming early registration will be requested to prove that the
bank transfer order was carried out by the deadline.
- Students may be refunded only in the case when a course gets cancelled due
to the unavailability of the instructor.
People registering on site at the beginning of the School must pay in cash.
For the sake of local organization, however, it is much recommended to do it
Information about accommodation is available on the website of the School.
Students will be delivered a certificate stating the courses attended, their
contents, and their duration.
Announcement of the programme: April 12, 2012
Starting of the registration: April 12, 2012
Early registration deadline: May 18, 2012
Starting of the School: July 30, 2012
End of the School: August 3, 2012
QUESTIONS AND FURTHER INFORMATION:
Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)
Rovira i Virgili University
Av. Catalunya, 35
43002 Tarragona, Spain
DiputaciÃ de Tarragona
Universitat Rovira i Virgili