LINGUIST List 10.622

Thu Apr 29 1999

Calls: WECOL 99, 4th TELRI

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  1. NANCY MAE ANTRIM, Western Conference on Linguistics Date Change
  2. lawson, Fourth TELRI Seminar

Message 1: Western Conference on Linguistics Date Change

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 19:41:48 -0600 (MDT)
Subject: Western Conference on Linguistics Date Change

				WECOL 99
		 Western Conference on Linguistics
		 The University of Texas at El Paso
			 October 29-31, 1999


			 Keynote Speakers

			 Frederick Newmeyer
			University of Washington

			 Michael Hammond
			University of Arizona

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks in all areas of linguistics.
Abstracts must be no more than one page (including data and references),
single-spaced and in at least 12-point type (10-point for examples), with
one-inch margins on all sides. All submissions must include the following:

	* five anonymous copies of the abstract
	* one copy of the abstract with author's name and affiliation
	* one 3x5 card with name, affiliation, address, phone number,
 e-mail address and paper title

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 1, 1999.

Send abstracts to:
		WECOL Abstract Committee
		Department of Languages and linguistics
		The University of Texas at El Paso
		El Paso, Texas 79968

Fax and e-mail submissions will not be accepted. An individual may
submit at most one single and one co-authored paper.	

Notification of acceptance/rejection will occur by early July.

For more information e-mail WECOLUTEP.EDU or visit the conference website

Nancy Mae Antrim
Dept. of Languages and Linguistics
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas 79968-0531
Tel: (915) 747-7045
Fax: (915) 747-5292
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Message 2: Fourth TELRI Seminar

Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 12:11:51 +0100 (WET DST)
From: lawson <>
Subject: Fourth TELRI Seminar

4th TELRI European Seminar
Text Corpora and Multilingual Lexicography
First Call for Papers

The fourth in the series of TELRI (Trans-European Language Resources
Infrastructure) seminars will be held on 5-7 November 1999 in Bratislava,
Slovakia with the theme "Text Corpora and Multilingual Lexicography".

Invited Speakers
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Ido Dagan, The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science,
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Igor Boguslavsky, Laboratory of Computer Linguistics, Russian Academy of
Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Allan Melby (to be confirmed), Brigham Young University, United States of

TELRI-II invites proposals from academia and industry for papers on
topics relevant to multilingual lexicography. Papers and presentations
should be 30 minutes long including discussion. A selection will be
published after the seminar. The papers should present innovative ideas,
promising research tracks and novel solutions in the field of multilingual

Young Researchers Workshop
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A pre-seminar workshop on Thursday, November 4th is dedicated to
presentation on work in progress by young researchers, i.e. graduate
students and young research fellows. Seminar fees will be waived for young
researchers presenting at the Seminar. TELRI will investigate further
possibilities for financial support.

Software Demonstrations
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The programme will include sessions devoted to demonstrating industrial
and public domain software in the field of multilingual HLT. Seminar fees
will be waived for software presenters. 

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Academic participants: 	EUR 50/20*
Industrial participants:	EUR 100/30*
Students: 			EUR 20/10*

* refers to fees for participants from CEE/NIS

Important Dates
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Submission Deadline: June 1st 1999
Notification of Acceptance: July 10th 1999
Submission Format: abstracts of 600 words maximum
Submission Address:

For more details please see:
or contact

Dr Ann Lawson 		 Multilinguale Forschung
TELRI-II/SIMPLE/DHYDRO		 Abteilung LEXIK Institut f\252r deutsche Sprache
Tel: +49 621 1581 427 R5, 6-13
Fax: +49 621 1581 415 D-68161 Mannheim
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