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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Full Title: 5th ACM Conference on Collaboration Across Boundaries: Culture, Distance & Technology

      
Short Title: CABS
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Start Date: 20-Aug-2014 - 22-Aug-2014
Contact: Carolyn Rose
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://cabs.acm.org/
Meeting Description: Collaboration across Boundaries: Culture, Distance, & Technology 2014 (CABS 2014) is an international and interdisciplinary conference focused on exploring the nature and ways to facilitate intercultural collaboration, including improvements enabled by technology. There will be a focus on language technologies including machine translation and automated conversation analysis. CABS 2014 is the 5th international conference in the series formerly held as International Conference on Intercultural Collaboration (ICIC).

CABS aims to be a multidisciplinary forum that integrates the socio-cultural and technical perspectives, with the objective of exchanging the latest results of studying and supporting intercultural collaboration.
Linguistic Subfield: Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 25.490


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