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SiMPE: Fourth Workshop on Speech in Mobile and Pervasive Environments.

DOI: 10.1145/1613858.1613978 Conference: Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, Mobile HCI 2009, Bonn, Germany, September 15-18, 2009
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ABSTRACT With the proliferation of pervasive devices and the increase in their processing capabilities, client-side speech processing has been emerging as a viable alternative. SiMPE 2009, the fourth in the series, will continue to ex- plore issues, possibilities, and approaches for enabling speech processing as well as convenient and eectiv e speech and multimodal user interfaces. One of our major goals for SiMPE 2009 is to increase the participation of speech/multimodal HCI designers, and increase their interactions with speech processing experts. Multimodality got more attention in SiMPE 2008 than it has received in the previous years. In SiMPE 2007 (3), the focus was on developing regions. Given the importance of speech in developing regions, SiMPE 2008 had \SiMPE for developing regions" as a topic of interest. We think of this as a key emerging area for mobile speech applications, and will continue this in 2009 as well.

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