Speech and Multimodal Interfaces Laboratory


We invite you to participate in the 25th International Conference “Speech and Computer” (SPECOM-2023).

Conference is jointly organized by Indian research institutes (IT Dharwad, IIIT Dharwad, NIT Goa, KLE Tech, KIIT Gurugram) in cooperation with the St. Petersburg Federal Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPC RAS).

International conference "Speech and Computer" SPECOM was launched by the St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS – SPC RAS) in 1996 in St. Petersburg. In 2023, the conference will be held for the 25th time (silver jubilee). SPECOM is included in the “Top Computer Science Conferences” list of Guide2Research.

Conference major objective is to consolidate interdisciplinary knowledge in speech research and technology, as well as in multimodal human-machine interaction. This Conference will mainly address the following issues:

  • Audiovisual speech processing
  • Affective computing
  • Voice dialog systems
  • Voice aides and assistants
  • Voice control systems
  • Extraction of acoustic features
  • Corpus linguistics and paralinguistics
  • Deep learning methods for audio analysis
  • Multi-channel audio signal processing
  • Multimodal analysis and synthesis
  • Speech and voice disorders,
  • Sign language processing
  • Speaker and language recognition
  • Speech recognition and understanding
  • Speech forensics
  • Speech machine translation
  • Speech and language resources
  • Speech synthesis and generation
  • Human-machine interaction

We invite potential authors to submit for the reviewing their articles in English; of 8-14 pages long each, formatted according to the Springer LNCS/LNAI publishing house template, by July 15, 2023.

Proceedings of the previous SPECOM conferences are available at the Springer website

SPECOM 2023 General Co-chairs: Professor. Yegnanarayana Bayya (IIIT Hyderabad) and Professor Shyam S. Agrawal (KIIT Gurugram)

SPECOM 2023 Program Committee Co-chairs:

  • Professor Alexey Karpov (SPC RAS), Professor. Rajesh M. Hegde (IIT Dharwad),
  • Professor K. Samudravijaya (KL University) and Professor. K. T. Deepak (IIIT Dharwad)

SPECOM 2023 Organizing Committee Co-chairs: Professor S. R. Mahadeva Prasanna (IIT Dharwad) and Professor. Suryakanth V. Gangashetty (KL University)


Important dates:

-July 15, 2023 Submission of full papers

-September 8, 2023 Notification of acceptance

-September 24, 2023 Camera-ready papers

-October 1, 2023 Early registration

-November 29 - December 2, 2023 Conference dates