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RaPID-3 aims to be an interdisciplinary forum for researchers to share information, findings, methods, models and experience on the collection and processing of data produced by people with various forms of mental, cognitive, neuropsychiatric, or neurodegenerative impairments, such as aphasia, dementia, autism, bipolar disorder, Parkinson's disease or schizophrenia. Particularly, the workshop's focus is on creation, processing and application of data resources from individuals at various stages of these impairments and with varying degrees of severity. Creation of resources includes e.g. annotation, description, analysis and interpretation of linguistic, paralinguistc and extra-linguistic data (such as spontaneous spoken language, transcripts, eyetracking measurements, wearable and sensor data, etc). Processing is done to identify, extract, correlate, evaluate and disseminate various linguistic or multimodal phenotypes and measurements, which then can be applied to aid diagnosis, monitor the progression or predict individuals at risk.

A central aim is to facilitate the study of the relationships among various levels of linguistic, paralinguistic and extra-linguistic observations (e.g., acoustic measures; phonological, syntactic and semantic features; eye tracking measurements; sensors, signs and multimodal signals). Submission of papers are invited in all of the aforementioned areas, particularly emphasizing multidisciplinary aspects of processing such data and the interplay between clinical/nursing/medical sciences, language technology, computational linguistics, natural language processing (NLP) and computer science. The workshop will act as a stimulus for the discussion of several ongoing research questions driving current and future research by bringing together researchers from various research communities.

Important Dates:
First call for papers: Mon., 16th of December, 2019
Second call for papers: Tues., 14th of January, 2020
Final call for papers: Friday, 7th of February, 2020
Submission deadline [new]: Sat., 22nd of February, 2020 Sun., 16th of February, 2020
Submit your paper HERE (softconf)
Reviewers' comments due: Sun., 22nd of March, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 situation, some reviewers asked for an extension for the: Fri., 27th of March, 2020
Notification of acceptance: Mon, 23rd [new date] 7-9th of April, 2020
Not valid due to the Covid-19; Early-bird registration for the main conference and workshops is the 12th of March, 2020. [More details here].
Camera-ready papers: Tue., the 5th of May, 2020
RaPID-3 Workshop: (afternoon session) Monday, the 11th of May, 2020
RaPID-3 - only online proceedings to be published at the end of May 2020