LINGUIST List 11.898

Tue Apr 18 2000

Calls: 2nd Lang Research Forum, Computer Systems

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  1. Xenia Bonch-Bruevich, Second Language Research Forum (SLRF 2001)
  2. KBCS-98 Secretariat, Knowledge Based Computer Systems (KBCS-2000)

Message 1: Second Language Research Forum (SLRF 2001)

Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 19:26:07 -0700
From: Xenia Bonch-Bruevich <>
Subject: Second Language Research Forum (SLRF 2001)

Proposals invited to host SLRF 2001:

The 20th Annual Second Language Research Forum (SLRF 2000)
Organizing Committee invites proposals to host SLRF 2001. 

Please e-mail the proposal to by July 1, 2000. 

Submission guidelines are located at

For further information, contact the SLRF 2000 Organizing Committee at
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Message 2: Knowledge Based Computer Systems (KBCS-2000)

Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 14:08:32 -0500 (GMT)
From: KBCS-98 Secretariat <>
Subject: Knowledge Based Computer Systems (KBCS-2000)

 K B C S 2000

 Call for Papers


 Mumbai, India
 December 17-19, 2000

 Sponsored by
 International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) -- TC12, and
 Computer Society of India (CSI)

 In Cooperation with
 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Mumbai Chapter

The conference is intended to act as a forum for promoting interaction
among researchers in the field of Artificial Intelligence in India and
abroad. There will be a two-day conference during December 18-19,
2000, preceded by a day of pre-conference tutorials on December 17,

Papers are invited on substantial, original and unpublished research
on all aspects of Artificial Intelligence, including, but not limited
to the following:

o Case Based Reasoning o Machine Learning
o Cognitive Modeling o Machine Translation
o Data Mining o Natural Language Processing
o Expert Systems o Neural Networks
o Foundations of AI o Planning and Scheduling
o Fuzzy Logic o Reasoning
o Genetic Algorithms o Robotics
o Intelligent Agents o Search Techniques
o Intelligent Information Retrieval o Soft Computing
o Intelligent Tutoring Systems o Speech Processing
o Knowledge Acquisition o Theorem Proving
o Knowledge Representation o Uncertainty Handling
o Knowledge Management o Vision

Advisory Committee

J.R. Isaac, NIIT, New Delhi
Aravind K. Joshi, U of Pennsylvania, USA
H.N. Mahabala, INFOSYS, Bangalore
R. Narasimhan, CMC, Bangalore
P.V.S. Rao, Tata Infotech Ltd., Navi Mumbai
Nick Cercone, U of Regina, Canada*
S.K. Goyal, GTE Labs, USA*

Programme Committee

K.S.R. Anjaneyulu, ESN Tech Ltd., Hyderabad
S. Arunkumar, IIT, Mumbai
Amitava Bagchi, IIM, Calcutta*
Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT, Mumbai
B.B. Chaudhuri, ISI, Calcutta
R. Chandrasekar, Microsoft, USA
S. Sen Gupta, Tata Infotech, Mumbai
Jan Komorowski, NUST, Norway
Brian Mayoh, U of Aarhus, Denmark
M. Narasimha Murty, IISc, Bangalore*
Bernd Neumann, Univ Hamburg, Germany
P. Ravi Prakash, NCST, Mumbai
S. Ramani, Silverline, Mumbai (Chair)
Durgesh D. Rao, NCST, Mumbai
P. Saint-Dizier, U of Paul Sabatier, France
R. Sangal, CALTS, Hyderabad
M. Sasikumar, NCST, Mumbai
R. Uthurusamy, GMR Labs, USA (Co-chair)

Organizing Committee

George Arakal, NCST (Chair)
S. Karthik, NCST
Parag A. Mahadane, NCST
Mandar Padhye, NCST

* - To be confirmed

Format of Submission

Authors should submit their papers, not to exceed 5000 words
(including figures and references). Papers should be in English.
Papers should include an abstract of about 100-200 words. Papers
outside the specified length are subject to rejection without review.
Since reviewing will be "blind", the authors' names and affiliations
along with the main area of the paper should be given only on a
separate cover sheet.

Those submitting by hard copy should send four copies of the paper.
Papers in electronic form can be in any of the following formats:
plain text, Postscript, PDF, Latex or Microsoft Word (RTF format).
Submissions in electronic form are preferred. Electronic submissions
can be made by e-mail or via the web at the URL given above.

Papers selected for the conference will be published as proceedings
under IFIP copyright.

Submission Deadlines

o Due: July 31, 2000
o Acceptance Notification: September 30, 2000
o Camera Ready Copy Due: October 30, 2000

Call for Tutorials

Proposals are invited for pre-conference tutorials. Tutorials can be
of half-day or full-day duration and will be held on December 17th,
2000. The proposal should be presented in the form of a 200-word
abstract, one page topical outline of the content and bio-data of the
speakers including their qualifications relating to the tutorial

Tutorial Proposals:

o Due: August 30, 2000
o Acceptance Notification: September 15, 2000
o Materials due: November 25, 2000


KBCS-2000 Secretariat Phone: +91 (22) 620 1606 Ext. 371
National Centre for Software Technology Fax: +91 (22) 621 0139
Gulmohar Cross Rd No. 9 E-mail:
Juhu, Mumbai 400 049, India
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