LINGUIST List 11.2749

Tue Dec 19 2000

Calls: Portuguese Ling, Knowledge/Info Management

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  1. Sonia Frota, New Journal - Portuguese linguistics
  2. Xindong Wu, Call for Book Proposals in Knowledge and Information Management

Message 1: New Journal - Portuguese linguistics

Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 11:06:54 -0000
From: Sonia Frota <>
Subject: New Journal - Portuguese linguistics

***Announcement of New Journal and Call for Papers***

The JOURNAL OF PORTUGUESE LINGUISTICS is a new journal concerned with all
branches of linguistics. It aims at publishing high-quality papers in the
field of Portuguese linguistics, including the comparison between any
varieties of Portuguese and any other language(s). Contributions are welcome
from linguists in all countries. The language of publication is English.
With the goal of being a platform for discussion in the field, the Journal
of Portuguese Linguistics welcomes papers, book reviews, dissertations
abstracts or letters to the editors in areas such as the European,
Brazilian, and African varieties of Portuguese, Portuguese-based Creole
languages, and language acquisition, variation, contact and change. The
broadening of the journal's scope is reflected by the composition of the
board of consulting editors.

The journal is sponsored by the Department of General and Romance
Linguistics of the Universidade de Lisboa and the Department of Linguistics
of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Further information on JPL is available at the following URL: .

We invite contributions to our first issue to be published in the Summer of
2001. Authors should send three copies of their manuscripts to

Departamento de Lingu�stica Geral e Rom�nica
c/of S�nia Frota
Faculdade de Letras
Universidade de Lisboa
Alameda da Universidade
1600-214 Lisboa

All contributions should be styled according to the instructions at the
journal's homepage. The deadline for receipt of all submissions is 16th
March, 2001.
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Message 2: Call for Book Proposals in Knowledge and Information Management

Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2000 14:01:39 -0700 (MST)
From: Xindong Wu <xwugauss.Mines.EDU>
Subject: Call for Book Proposals in Knowledge and Information Management

Springer Book Series on Knowledge and Information Management

Home Page:
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Call for Book Proposals

Aims and Scope

The Springer book series on Knowledge and Information Management
(KAIM) aims to report and encourage new developments in all topic
areas related to knowledge systems and advanced information systems.
It publishes books that may comprise (1) collected works on advanced
topics in KAIM with influential papers selected from various journals
and conferences, and (2) research and tutorial monographs on emerging
topics. Each book proposal in the book series will be independently
reviewed by the Series Editorial Board with possible additional

The book series focuses on knowledge systems and advanced information
systems, including their theoretical foundations, infrastructure,
enabling technologies and emerging applications.

Series Editor

Dr. Xindong Wu 
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences,
Colorado School of Mines,
Golden, Colorado 80401-1887, USA.
Phone: +1-303-273-3874 
Fax: +1-303-273-3875 

Series Editorial Broad

Professor John A. Barnden 
School of Computer Science, The University of Birmingham, U.K.

Professor Farokh B. Bastani
Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Professor John K. Debenham
Faculty of Information Technology,
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Professor M. Tamer Ozsu
Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada

Professor Jan Treur
Department of Artificial Intelligence,
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Information for Proposers

If you are interested in writing or editing a book to be published
within the Springer Knowledge and Information Management series,
please complete the Springer book proposal form (available at and submit it to the Series
Editor by e-mail at

The book series emphasizes timely processing of book proposals and
minimal delay in publication time. We review book proposals with
Springer, and Springer will advise proposers of their proposal status
with a target turnaround time of approximately two months. We
strongly encourage electronic submissions in the form of
PDF/postscript/Word files by e-mail. Springer London will contact the
proposers directly to discuss the outcomes from the proposal review.

General enquiries relating to the book series can be directed to the
Series Editor, any member of the Series Editorial Board, or Mary
Ondrusz at Springer London ( Enquiries regarding the
status of specific proposals should be directed to the Series Editor
and Springer London only.
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