LINGUIST List 12.1794

Thu Jul 12 2001

Calls: Luria Memorial Conf, SNLP-Oriental COCOSDA 2002

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  1. Dot Robbins, Psycholinguistics: Luria Memorial Conf, Moscow, Russia
  2. Yuphaphann Hoonchamlong, International Joint Conference of SNLP-Oriental COCOSDA 2002

Message 1: Psycholinguistics: Luria Memorial Conf, Moscow, Russia

Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 16:32:43 -0700
From: Dot Robbins <>
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Luria Memorial Conf, Moscow, Russia

Alexander Luria and the psychology of the XXIst century


Moscow, 24-27 September, 2002

Dear Colleague,
The year 2002 marks the centenary (100 years) of the birth of Alexander
Romanovich Luria (1902 - 1977). To commemorate the life and scientific
achievements of this world-renowned psychologist, Moscow State
University, in collaboration with the Russian Academy of Sciences, the
Russian Academy of Education, the Russian Psychological Association and
the International Neuropsychological Society, is pleased to announce an
International Memorial Conference.

The Second International Luria Memorial Conference will be held from
September 24th to 27th, 2002 in Moscow. The conference will include
plenary and thematic sessions (oral and poster presentations), round
table discussions and evening lectures. A competition will be organized
for the papers of students, Ph.D. fellows and young researchers (under
33 years old).

The Conference program will focus on the following main groups of

1. Luria's contribution to the development of modern psychology in the
world (general psychology, developmental psychology, special education,
psychogenetics, ethnopsychology, psychophysiology, psycholinguistics).

2. A.R. Luria as a founder of neuropsychology (cognitive
neuropsychology, methods of neuropsychychological assessment,
developmental neuropsychology, neuropsychological rehabilitation and
correction, interhemispheric asymmetry and interaction, neuropsychology
of individual differences, neuropsychological studies in conjoint
branches of research).

3. The life and work of A.R. Luria - individuals, events, history (main
aspects of his scientific biography, collaboration with eminent
scientists, evolution of ideas and theories)
Proposals or an abstract of no more than 250 words may be sent by mail,
fax or e-mail (e-mail is preferable). The final deadline for submission
of proposals is December, 30, 2001; for submission of abstracts, the
deadline is March 1, 2002. Proposals will be reviewed by the International 
Program Committee in consultation with members of International Executive 
Committee of the Conference.

Languages of the Conference are Russian and English.

Up-to-date information on these and other questions regarding the
Conference may be obtained by e-mail <> or phone (095)
2032947 or on the web site:

The Second Announcement, including information on registration fees and
accomodations, will be sent to those who send proposals.

Here are the URLs of the conference homepages. The first is for the English 
page, the second for the Russian page.


Please complete and return to:
Intern. Luria Memorial Conference
Yu. Mikadze
Organizing Committee
Psychology Department
Moscow University
8 Mohovaya St., b.5,
Moscow 103009, Russia
Fax: ( 095) 203 3593

 Name: _____________________________________________________
 Age: under 33 years, over 33 years
Position and affiliations: ___________________________________
 Address for correspondence, including area code, fax # and e-mail #:
 Choice of Program theme: 1st choice________2nd choice _______
Title of presentation

 (Photocopy or e-mail copies of this form are acceptable until
December 30, 2001)
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Message 2: International Joint Conference of SNLP-Oriental COCOSDA 2002

Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 11:55:40 +0700 (ICT)
From: Yuphaphann Hoonchamlong <>
Subject: International Joint Conference of SNLP-Oriental COCOSDA 2002

First Call for Papers 
International Joint Conference of SNLP-Oriental COCOSDA 2002
The Fifth Symposium on Natural Language Processing 2002
Oriental COCOSDA Workshop 2002

9-11 May 2002
Hua Hin, Prachuapkirikhan, Thailand
Web Site: or

The Fifth Symposium on Natural Language Processing and 
Oriental COCOSDA 2002 will be jointly held in a single 
all-encompassing event called SNLP-O-COCOSDA 2002. This international joint 
conference is hosted by Thammasat University in cooperation with the 
Thailand's National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC). The 
Symposium on Natural Language Processing (SNLP) is an international conference
held biannually since 1993 with the cooperative effort of a number of 
universities in Thailand. The purpose of SNLP is to promote research in 
Natural Language Processing by bringing together researchers and practitioners
in the field to exchange ideas and present results from research
in Natural Language Processing and various related fields. Oriental COCOSDA 
is an international workshop held annually by the oriental chapter of The 
International Committee for the Co-ordination and Standardization of Speech 
Databases and Assessment Techniques for Speech Input/Output. The first 
preparatory meeting was held in Hong Kong and then the past four workshops 
were held in Japan, Taiwan, China and Korea. The fifth workshop will be held 
in Thailand incorporated into SNLP-2002. 

Papers are invited on substantial, original, and unpublished research on all 
aspects of computational linguistics, including, but not limited to:
* pragmatics and discourse 
* semantics, syntax and the lexicon
* phonetics, phonology and morphology
* interpreting and generating spoken and written language
* linguistic, mathematical and psychological models of language
* information retrieval, information extraction, text mining
* corpus-based language modeling
* multi-lingual processing
* machine translation and translation aids
* natural language interfaces and dialogue systems
* message and narrative understanding systems
* pattern recognition
* applied NLP systems
* language processing in internet applications
* human processing of language and speech
* tools and resources for natural language processing
* evaluation of natural language systems
* speech processing
* evaluation of speech understanding/dialogue systems
* multi-modal speech corpora
* speech corpus annotation tools
* spoken language processing

Submission Requirements and Reviewing:

Papers should describe original work. They should emphasize completed work 
rather than intended work, and should indicate clearly the state of completion
of the reported results. Wherever appropriate, concrete results and evaluation
should be included. Reviewing of papers will be blind. Reviewing will be 
managed by the Technical Committee and the International Advisory Committee 
who will identify a set of representative papers for submission. Each 
submission will be reviewed by at least three reviewers. 

A paper accepted for presentation at SNLP-O-COCOSDA 2002 cannot be presented 
or have been presented at any other meeting with publicly available published 
proceedings. Papers that are being submitted to other conferences must 
indicate this on the Identification Page (See below).

Submission Process: 

1. Register your intention to submit at . 
In response, an Identification Page will be sent to your e-mail address.
2. Your paper should be eight pages or less including references. Format 
your paper using (preferably) LaTeX or Microsoft Word style files according 
the format template at 
or see a Description of Format Requirements if you cannot use these templates 
at the same site.
3. Prepare four (4) hard copies of the paper and attach the completed 
Identification Page to the first copy. Send to:

Dr. Thanaruk Theeramunkong
Information Technology Program, 
Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology,
Thammasat Rangsit Campus, 
Pathumthani 12121, Thailand

An Acknowledgement of your hard copy submission will be e-mailed soon after 
4. For the purposes of partially automated routing of papers to reviewers
only, submit one (1) electronic version of the paper in PDF (without the 
Identification Page) via an upload program available at: or . 

The submission deadline for both hard copy and electronic copy is 1 February 

You will be notified whether your paper has been accepted by 8 March 2002.


5. Once your paper has been accepted, submit your camera-ready copy 
along with a signed Copyright Release Statement by 29 March 2002.

More Information: 

For queries about complying to the submission process, e-mail sufficiently ahead of the submission 
deadline so that alternate arrangements can be made. 

For help with difficulties in electronic submission or technical problems, 

Important Dates: 

Submission Deadline: 	February 1, 2002
Notification of Acceptance: 	March 8, 2002
Camera Ready Paper Due: 	March 29, 2002
SNLP2002 Conference Date: 	May 9-11, 2002

Related Events:

SNLP 2002, Student Session (see web sites )

Host and Co-Host:
Thammasat University, Patumthani, Thailand 
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), 

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