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Summer School AISV 2011 - Second Call


AISV – STELARIS summer school
“Software Tools and Methods for Advanced Research in Phonetics”

San Marco di Castellabate (Salerno, Italy) on September 25th-30th 2011.

The maximum number of participants will be fixed at 30 and the minimum will be fixed at 22, they will pay a fixed fee of 600,00 € that includes lodging, meals and scientific activities.

Candidates should submit their application no later than August the 10th using the web form here linked:

Candidate participants to the AISV-Stelaris 2011 summer school should meet the following requirements:

  • Research interest concerning speech production and perception;
  • Basic programming experience (any programming language);
  • Minimal theoretical knowledge of speech signal analysis;
  • Non mandatory but preferable: possibility of sharing small sets of data with other students with accompanying information during the school activities (i.e. WAV files + annotations).

If more than 30 applications will be submitted, candidates will be selected on the basis of their background and motivation as expressed during the application submission process. Acceptance notification will be emailed to selected candidates no later than August the 20th and accepted candidates will have to confirm their registration by paying the required fee no later than the 5th September.

Confirmed teachers are Paul Boersma, Francesco Cutugno, Sarah Hawkins, Mietta Lennes, Sven Mattys and the themes treated are:

  1. Advanced use of Tools for Phonetic Research;
  2. Scripting and/or complex procedures;
  3. Perceptual experiments, methods and tools;
  4. Data Modeling, querying and Information Retrieval;
  5. Methodology clinics: small groups discuss students' own research questions;
  6. Annotation, Labeling, Descriptive Systems.

The AISV-Stelaris summerschool 2011 Organizing Committee