Frontiers of Research on Speech and Music (FRSM 2009)

International Symposium
The two-day symposium on Frontiers of Research on Speech and Music (FRSM 2009) will be held at ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (ABV-IIITM Gwalior), India , during 15-16 December, 2009. It will be jointly organised by the ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata, CDAC, Kolkata, Sir C V Raman Centre for Physics and Music, Jadavpur University, Kolkata and ABV- Indian Institute of Information Technology, Gwalior. This symposium is intended to highlight the current status and trends of research and applications in the area of Speech, Music and Allied Signal Processing. FRSM is held every year in different parts of India to promote research interest in speech, music and allied signal processing to researchers working in different fields like physics, mathematics, linguistics, musicology, electronics and computer science and to provide a platform for interaction.

Invited and some contributed papers related to the following topics will be considered for presentation and publication.



  • Speech Analysis

  • Synthesis and Perception

  • Speech Coding/Decoding and Enhancement

  • Acoustic Phonetics

  • Spoken Language Processing

  • Phonetic/Phonological Systems for Indian Languages

  • Speech Prosody and Labeling

  • Speech Processing Models and Systems

  • Music Analysis

  • Synthesis and Cognition

  • Music Acoustics

  • Ethnomusicology

  • Music Psychology

  • Music Information Retrieval

  • Musical Creativity

  • Origins and Evolution of Music

  • Emotion in Speech and Music

  • Music Therapy and Signal Processing and Applications in these areas


Call for Papers

Researchers are invited to submit extended abstracts (1000 words) of original unpublished research work in the related fields by [E-mail:] in MS Word format. Alternatively, a hardcopy of the abstract can be sent to Prof. A. K. Datta, Chairman, Organizing Committee- Frontiers of Research on Speech & Music (FRSM - 2009), Scientific Research Department, ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygunge, Kolkata 700 040. The submitted abstracts will be reviewed carefully and only accepted papers will be published in the Symposium proceedings.


Important Dates
  • August 30, 2009 Last date of abstract submission
  • September 15, 2009 Notification of Paper Acceptance
  • November 15, 2009 Final Camera-Ready Paper
  • November 30, 2009 Last Date of Registration

    Instructions for the preparation of camera-ready manuscript will be sent along with the notification of paper acceptance.