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Speech and Language Processing

Technical Committee


Awards and Membership Honors
(Chair: Douglas O'Shaughnessy, Vice Chair:
Gerald Penn, Members: Michael Picheny,  Yang Liu, Jasha Droppo, Erik McDermott)

Manage the SPS awards nomination process for the TC. Conduct awards election and identify final nominations. The list of awards are available on the SPS website.

(Chair: Jun Du, Vice Chair: Jesus Vallalba, Members: Takaaki Hori, Roberto Barra-Chicote,
Lei Xie, Daniele Giacobello)

Assist the Signal Processing Society in evaluating proposals for challenge competitions demonstrating advances in signal processing technology.  Fosters development of new challenges in the speech and language processing domain.

(Chair: Engin Erzin, Vice Chair:
Paola Garcia, Members: Heidi Christensen, Takuya Yoshioka, Xiao-Lei Zhang)

Expand the circulation and maintain the TC newsletter in the areas outlined in our EDICS. Ensure that the newsletter is easily accessible and enable the larger community to participate in writing articles and providing views and suggestions in the form of blogs or other similar means. Manage and maintain the SLTC website and SLTC-SPS mailing list.

Conference Support
(Chair: Panos Georgiou, Vice Chair: Rohit Prabhavalkar, Members: Esther Klabbers, Sakriani Sakti, Zhizheng Wu)

Helps maintain the reviewer pool to provide for a robust review process at ICASSP and TC-affiliated workshops.  Maintains the EDICS, in concert with relevant SPS journals.

External Relations
(Chair: Mahnoosh Mehrabani, Vice Chair: Hung-yi Lee, Members: Abeer Alwan, William Wang,
Emanuël Habets, William Hartmann)

Collaborate with other international societies such as ISCA, ACL, and ACM, other IEEE societies such as computer society and Computational Intelligence Society, and other TCs such as AASP and MMSP in IEEE SPS that have shared interests to establish joint activities and initiatives (e.g., education and standard) and to co-sponsor events (e.g., workshops).

ICASSP Area Chairs
(Chair: Dong Yu, Vice Chair:
Yifan Gong, Members: Marc Delcroix, Jinyu Li, Sakriani Sakti, Kong Aik Lee, Xiaodong Cui, Yang Liu, Jon Gudnason, Berrak Sisman)

Manage the ICASSP review process including assignment of reviewers to papers, coordinating meta-reviews by SLTC members, making final decisions, allocating papers to sessions, and inviting session chairs.

Member Election
(Chair: Ebru Arisoy, Vice Chair: Sadao Hiroya, Members: Gakuto Kurata, Antonio Bonafonte, Jan Skoglund, Yu Tsao)

Manage the TC member election process. Solicit candidates in the areas identified in the TC EDICS, conduct the election, and identify finalists.

Student & Conference Paper Awards
(Chair: Yun-Nung Chen, Vice Chair: Ming Li, Members: Arun Narayanan, Fred Richardson, Yanmin Qian, Qiong Hu)

Manage the ICASSP student awards process for the speech and language area. Identify finalists.

(Chair: Zhijian Ou, Vice Chair: Abdelrahman Mohamed,  Members: Helen Hastie, Seokhwan Kim, Hagai Aronowitz, Sibel Oyman)

Promote having IEEE-sponsored workshops in the areas outlined in the TC EDICS. Conduct an election should multiple proposals be submitted for any given event. Provide new workshop organizers with the help necessary to get them started in organizing their event.

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