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  • Barbara Partee
    ... From: GRLMC Date: Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 6:09 PM Subject: SSLST 2012: 1st announcement To: grlmc@urv.cat
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      From: GRLMC <grlmc@...>
      Date: Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 6:09 PM
      Subject: SSLST 2012: 1st announcement
      To: grlmc@...


      *********************************************************************

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      *2012 INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN LANGUAGE AND SPEECH TECHNOLOGIES*

      * *

      *SSLST 2012***

      ** **

      (formerly ******International** **PhD** **School****** in Language and
      Speech Technologies)****

      ** **

      *******Tarragona****, Spain*******

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      *July 30 – August 3, 2012*

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      Organized by:****

      Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)****

      Rovira i Virgili University****

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      http://grammars.grlmc.com/sslst2012/****

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      *************************************************************************

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      *AIM:*

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      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.****

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      The previous event in this series was WSLST 2012:
      http://grammars.grlmc.com/wslst2012/****

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      *ADDRESSED TO:*

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      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.****

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      There will be no overlap in the class schedule.****

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      *COURSES AND PROFESSORS:*

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      - *Jont B. Allen* (Illinois Urbana-Champaign), A Parametric Analysis of
      Speech Perception [introductory, 8 hours]****

      - *Hervé Bourlard* (Idiap Research Institute, Martigny), Introduction to
      Speech Recognition, and New Trends in Multilingual Speech Processing
      [introductory/intermediate, 6 hours]****

      - *Marcello Federico* (Bruno Kessler Foundation, **Trento**), Statistical
      Machine Translation [introductory/intermediate, 8 hours]****

      - *Giuseppe Riccardi* (**Trento**), Spoken Language Understanding
      [intermediate/advanced, 6 hours]****

      - *Noah A. Smith* (Carnegie Mellon), Probability and Structure in Natural
      Language Processing [intermediate, 8 hours]****

      - *Bayya Yegnanarayana *(International Institute of Information Technology
      Hyderabad), Speech Signal Processing [introductory/intermediate, 8 hours]***
      *

      ** **

      *REGISTRATION:*

      ** **

      It has to be done on line at****

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      http://grammars.grlmc.com/sslst2012/Registration.php ****

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      *FEES:*

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      They are variable, depending on the number of courses each student takes.
      The rule is:****

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      1 hour = ****

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      - 10 euros (for payments until May 18, 2012),****

      - 15 euros (for payments after May 18, 2012).****

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      *PAYMENT PROCEDURE:*

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      The fees must be paid to the School's bank account: ****

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      Uno-e Bank****

      bank’s address: Julian Camarillo ****4 C****, 28037 ********Madrid****, **
      Spain**********

      IBAN: ES3902270001820201823142****

      BIC/SWIFT code: UNOEESM1****

      account holder: Carlos Martin-Vide GRLMC****

      account holder’s address: Av. Catalunya 35, 43002 ********Tarragona****, **
      Spain**********

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      Please mention SSLST 2012 and your name in the subject. A receipt will be
      provided on site.****

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      Remarks:****

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      - 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.****

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      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 earlier.****

      ** **

      *ACCOMMODATION:*

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      Information about accommodation will be available on the website of the
      School.****

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      *CERTIFICATES:*

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      Students will be delivered a certificate stating the courses attended,
      their contents, and their duration.****

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      *IMPORTANT DATES:*

      ** **

      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 ****

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      *QUESTIONS AND FURTHER INFORMATION:*

      ** **

      Lilica Voicu:****

      florentinalilica.voicu@... ****

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      *WEBSITE:*

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      http://grammars.grlmc.com/sslst2012/ ****

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      *POSTAL ADDRESS:*

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      SSLST 2012****

      Research Group on Mathematical Linguistics (GRLMC)****

      Rovira i Virgili University****

      Av. Catalunya, 35****

      43002 ********Tarragona****, **Spain**********

      ** **

      Phone: +34-977-559543****

      Fax: +34-977-558386****

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      *ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:*

      ** **

      Diputació de Tarragona****

      Universitat Rovira i Virgili****

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