Tue Jan 2 1996

Calls: The Integration of Gesture in Language and Speech

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  1. Lynn Messing, CFP: Workshop on the Integration of Gesture in Language and Speech

Message 1: CFP: Workshop on the Integration of Gesture in Language and Speech

Date: Tue, 02 Jan 1996 15:44:12 EST
From: Lynn Messing <>
Subject: CFP: Workshop on the Integration of Gesture in Language and Speech
 Workshop on the Integration of Gesture in Language and Speech (WIGLS)
		in Newark, Delaware and Wilmington, Delaware
		 October 7-8, 1996

Keynote speakers: Thomas Huang (on computers and gestures)
		 David McNeill (on spoken languages and gestures)
		 Sherman Wilcox (on signed languages and gestures)

Presentations can be up to 25 minutes, plus five minutes for discussion.
Papers have a 10 page maximum. Additionally, presenters have the option of
submitting videotaped material (five minutes maximum). A compilation of
all submitted videotapes will be distributed to the workshop's attenders. Copie
the videotapes and papers will be mailed to all registrants approximately 3
prior to the workshop. The possibility of publishing the proceedings in book
 format is
being investigated.

Abstract format: Abstracts should be a maximum of one single-sided page in
a font no smaller than 10 point. They should clearly indicate the title of
the proposed paper, the name(s) of the author(s), a clear indication of
who is presenting the paper, the phone number (voice or TDD) and address(es)
(preferably both postal and e-mail) of a contact person, A/V equipment desired
presentation, and a brief description of the paper. If the presenter does not
wish a full 25 minutes, the amount of time desired should be indicated. If sent
by post, submit four copies of the abstract.

Possible topics for papers include: gesture and spoken language, gesture and
signed languages, gesture and computer interfaces, aphasia/apraxia, gesture and
language acquisition, and gesture and people with disabilities.

Send abstracts to:
Lynn Messing, WIGLS chair
Applied Science and Engineering Laboratories
Alfred I. duPont Institute
P.O. Box 269
Wilmington, Delaware 19899

WIGLS is a satellite workshop of the Fourth International Conference on
Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP 96), which will be held October 3-6, 1996, in
Philadelphia, PA

WIGLS Registration information: The fee for early registration is $50. Late
registration is $60. On-site registration fee is $100 per day. The registration
fee covers workshop proceedings and videotape, lunches, and transportation from
the housing location on the University of Delaware's campus to thh workshop
location on the second day of the workshop.

The first day of the workshop will be on the University of Delaware's campus in
Newark Delaware. The second day will be in Wilmington, Delaware.

The precise format for the paper and more complete registration and housing
will be made available shortly at:
information at this web site will be available via e-mail or postal mail upon

February 1, 1996: Receipt of abstracts
March 15, 1996: Notification of acceptance
May 1, 1996: Receipt of papers and videotapes
June 21, 1996: Early registration
September 1, 1996: Late registration
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