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Full Title: 1st Workshop on Applying NLP Tools to Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects

Short Title: VarDial
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Start Date: 23-Aug-2014 - 24-Aug-2014
Contact: Marcos Zampieri
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL:
Meeting Description: The VarDial workshop will be held at the next edition of COLING in Dublin, Ireland. Within the scope of the VarDial Workshop we will also be organizing the DSL Shared Task (Discriminating between Similar Languages).

More information at:

VarDial Workshop:
DSL Shared Task:

Program Committee:

Željko Agić (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Jorge Baptista (University of Algarve and INESC-ID, Portugal)
Francis Bond (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Aoife Cahill (Educational Testing Service, United States)
Paul Cook (University of Melboune, Australia)
Liviu Dinu (University of Bucarest, Romania)
Stefanie Dipper (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)
Sascha Diwersy (University of Cologne, Germany)
Tomaž Erjavec (Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia)
Mikel L. Forkada (University of Alicante, Spain)
Binyam Gebrekidan Gebre (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Holland)
Nitin Indurkhya (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Jeremy Jancsary (Nuance Communications, Austria)
Marco Lui (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Preslav Nakov (Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar)
Santanu Pal (Saarland University, Germany)
Sebastian Padó (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Reinhard Rapp (University of Mainz, Germany and University of Aix-Marsaille, France)
Felipe Sánchez Martínez (University of Alicante, Spain)
Kevin Scanell (Saint Louis University, USA)
Yves Scherrer (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Serge Sharoff (Leeds University, United Kingdom)
Kiril Simov (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Elke Teich (Saarland University, Germany)
Joel Tetreault (Nuance Communications, USA)
Francis Tyers (University of Alicante, Spain)
Cristina Vertan (University of Hamburg, Germany)
Torsten Zesch (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)


Marcos Zampieri (Saarland University, Germany)
Liling Tan (Saarland University, Germany)
Nikola Ljubešić (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Jörg Tiedemann (Uppsala University, Sweden)
Linguistic Subfield: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.799

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