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Final versions of accepted papers must be submitted electronically no later than 7 July 2005. Long papers will be presented orally in slots of 25 minutes while short papers and demo descriptions will be featured in short oral 5 minutes presentations, followed by a time slot for posters and demonstrations.
Long papers must be no longer than 10 pages, including title page, examples, references, etc. In addition to this, two additional pages are allowed as an appendix which may include extended example discourses or dialogues, algorithms, graphical representations, etc.
Short papers and demo descriptions should be 5 pages or less (including title page, examples, references, etc.)
Authors are encouraged to make illustrative materials available, on the web or otherwise. For example, excerpts of recorded conversations, recordings of human-computer dialogues, interfaces to working systems, etc.
The format to use for long papers, short papers, and demo descriptions is the same. Style files are available here.
Papers must be submitted in pdf format.
The title page should include the following information:
All accepted papers will be published in the workshop proceedings and will subsequently be made available on the SIGdial web site. In addition to a group of invited contributors, authors of a selected number of papers accepted for the workshop proceedings will be considered for publication in a book to be published by Springer in the Text, Speech and Language Technology series. Prospective authors will be contacted by the volume editors.