SiMPE: 7th Workshop on speech and sound in mobile and pervasive environments

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Proceedings titleMobileHCI'12 - Companion Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services
Conference2012 14th ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, MobileHCI'12, September 21-24, 2012, San Francisco, CA, USA
Pages251253; # of pages: 3
SubjectAudio interaction; Developing regions; Embedded device; Multi-Modal Interactions; Multi-modality; Pervasive environments; Previous year; Sound processing; User interaction; Acoustic waves; Human computer interaction; Mobile computing; Mobile devices; Speech processing; Ubiquitous computing; Audio acoustics
AbstractThe SiMPE workshop series started in 2006 [2] with the goal of enabling speech processing on mobile and embedded devices to meet the challenges of pervasive environments (such as noise) and leveraging the context they offer (such as location). SiMPE 2010 and 2011 brought together researchers from the speech and the HCI communities. Multimodality got more attention in SiMPE 2008 than it had received in the previous years. In SiMPE 2007, the focus was on developing regions. Speech User interaction in cars was a focus area in 2009. With SiMPE 2012, the 7th in the series, we hope to explore the area of speech along with sound. When using the mobile in an eyes-free manner, it is natural and convenient to hear about notifications and events. The arrival of an SMS has used a very simple sound based notification for a long time now. The technologies underlying speech processing and sound processing are quite different and these communities have been working mostly independent of each other. And yet, for multimodal interactions on the mobile, it is perhaps natural to ask whether and how speech and sound can be mixed and used more effectively and naturally.
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AffiliationInformation and Communication Technologies; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number21270143
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