Final Call for Papers: ASRU 2011 (IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding)

Abbreviated Title: 
Final CFP: ASRU 2011
Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: 
1 Jul 2011
Event Dates: 
11 Dec 2011 - 15 Dec 2011
Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort
Big Island
ASRU Organizing Committee
Contact Email: 
info [at] asru2011 [dot] org

ASRU 2011
Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding Workshop
Big Island, Hawaii
December 11-15, 2011


The twelfth IEEE workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU) will be held on December 11-15, 2011. The ASRU workshop meets every two years and has a tradition of bringing together researchers from academia and industry in an intimate and collegial setting to discuss problems of common interest in automatic speech recognition and understanding.

** Workshop Topics **
Submission of papers in all areas of human language technology is encouraged, with emphasis placed on:
- Automatic speech recognition and understanding
- Human speech recognition and understanding
- Speech-to-text systems
- Spoken dialog systems
- Multilingual language processing
- Robustness in ASR
- Spoken document retrieval
- Speech-to-speech translation
- Text-to-speech systems
- Spontaneous speech processing
- Speech summarization
- New applications of ASR

** Schedule **
Paper submission deadline: 1 July 2011
Paper acceptance/rejection: 20 August 2011
Early registration deadline: 15 October 2011
Workshop: 11-15 December 2011

** Technical Program **
The workshop program will consist of oral and poster presentations, including invited overview lectures covering major areas of the field. In addition, there will be four keynote addresses by well-known experts on such related topics as machine learning and pattern classification.

** Submission Procedure **
Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length, 4-6 page papers, including figures and references, to the ASRU 2011 website ( All papers will be handled and reviewed electronically. The website will provide you with further details. Please note that the submission dates for papers are strict deadlines.

** Registration and information **
Please note that the number of attendees will be limited and priority will be given to paper presenters. Registration will be handled via the ASRU 2011 website,, where more information on the workshop will be available.