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FYI: User Modelling, South Slavic & Balkan Languages


Author: Judy Kay

FYI Body: ***************************************************************************
**** Reminder
**** EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE
**** UM99 (User Modelling) conference in Banff, Canada, 20-24 June

************ THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1999. ************************************

The Advance Program, Invited speakers, and Tutorials are available at:

http://www.cs.usask.ca/UM99/

You have two days to register with the early rates.
The registration form is available at:

http://www.cs.usask.ca/UM99

If you have any questions, send them to um99@cs.usask.ca

Looking forward to meeting you in Banff!

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Dear Colleagues,

There is recent information about the

3rd CONFERENCE on FORMAL APPROACHES to SOUTH SLAVIC and BALKAN
LANGUAGES, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, September 24 - 26, 1999

Please, visit our conference site:
http://wglit.uni-plovdiv.bg/fassbl3

Best regards,
Iliyana Krapova
(on behalf of the Organizing Committee)


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