Call for Papers

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The fourteenth biannual IEEE workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU) will be held on December 13-17, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona - USA. The ASRU workshop meets every two years and has a tradition of bringing together researchers from academia and industry in an intimate and collegial setting to discuss problems of common interest in automatic speech recognition, understanding, and related fields of research.

Topics and Focus

Authors are encouraged to submit contributions in all areas of spoken language processing, with emphasis placed on the following topics:

  • Automatic speech recognition
  • Spoken language understanding
  • Speech-to-text systems
  • Spoken dialog systems
  • Multilingual language processing
  • Robustness in automatic speech recognition
  • Spoken document retrieval
  • Speech-to-speech translation
  • Text-to-speech systems
  • Spontaneous speech processing
  • Speech summarization
  • New applications of automatic speech recognition


The workshop features one keynote and one or two invited talks a day. Regular papers are presented as posters. See for formatting guidelines. ASRU 2015 will also include challenge tasks, panel discussions and demo sessions.

Paper Submission

Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length, 4-6 page papers, including figures, plus 1-2 additional pages for references only. All papers will be handled and reviewed electronically.


The deadline for submitting papers is Friday, 10 July 2015. After this date, no new submissions will be accepted. However, authors may make minor revisions to submitted papers until Friday, 17 July 2015, as long as the title and author list remain unchanged. If the paper title and/or author list on an uploaded PDF file does not match the title and/or author list entered through the submission website, ASRU 2015 reserves the right to reject the submission prior to peer review.

Paper due dateFriday July 10, 2015
Paper NotificationFriday Sept 11, 2015
Registration opensFriday Sept 11, 2015
Demo/toolkit deadlineFriday Sept 25, 2015
Paper Camera ready version dueFriday Oct 2, 2015
Demo/toolkit notification dateFriday Oct 9, 2015
Author and early registration endFriday Oct 23, 2015
Demo/toolkit camera ready version dueMonday Oct 26, 2015
WorkshopDec 13-17, 2015