This ExLing 2017 is the 8th Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics, which takes place in Heraklion of Crete island, Greece, under the auspices of the University of Athens and the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).

ExLing is a unique international event aimed at bringing together professionals applying experimental and computational methods in their study of language and promoting exchange of ideas on innovative approaches to all areas of language research.

In accordance with previous events, the conference will focus on experimental, computational and interdisciplinary approaches with the ultimate objective of advancing international research and collaboration.

All experimental disciplines and subjects with reference to the study of language are considered relevant to the conference, including speech production, speech acoustics, speech perception, experimental phonetics, cognitive linguistics, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, discourse analysis, text linguistics, applied linguistics and language therapy.

The conference will contain series of keynote sessions as well as oral and poster sessions along with highlight workshops and panel discussions.

Invited speakers will provide keynote lectures and coordinate highlight workshops:

Kerstin Fischer
Using Robots to Study Speech

Edward A. Gibson
Information Processing and Cross-linguistic Universals

Philippe Martin
Macrosyntax, Prosody and Neurolinguistics

Yi Xu
Syllable as a Synchronisation Mechanism

Submissions of abstracts are invited with reference to experimental linguistics and related research disciplines.