LINGUIST List 12.2092

Thu Aug 23 2001

Calls: GEMA: Journal/Lang Studies, Textual Data

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  1. Hazidi Abdul Hamid, GEMA: Journal of Language Studies
  2. Pascale [** iso-8859-1 charset **] S�billot, Statistical Analysis of Textual Data (JADT 2002)

Message 1: GEMA: Journal of Language Studies

Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 10:00:51 +0800
From: Hazidi Abdul Hamid <>
Subject: GEMA: Journal of Language Studies

The GEMA: Journal of Language Studies would like to invite you to
submit your original paper, note, or research communication for
possible publication in the GEMA: Journal of Language Studies (Vol 2:
2001) The final decision on whether the manuscripts is accepted for
publication in the Journal or not is made by the Editorial Board,
dependent on anonymous referee's review report. Each paper will be
referred to two referees. Accepted manuscripts will be published by
the first quarter of 2002. The GEMA Journal of Language Studies will
be available at or

Contributors of conditionally accepted manuscripts will be requested to
re-submit modified manuscripts responding to anonymous referees' comments.
Manuscripts should be submitted to:

Hazidi Abdul Hamid
Fakulti Pengajian Bahasa
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan

The manuscript should be written in English or Malay, other Southeast Asian
languages are also accepted provided the writer can include a suggestion for
referees. The manuscript should be printed on A4 size paper. Liberal
margins more than 2.5 cm should be left at the four sides of each page. The
manuscripts having more than 25 pages may not be considered for publication
in the Journal.

You are welcome to make submission in digital format. We would accept the
data file which is processed by using Microsoft Word or any other editing
software convertible to it and saved in a disket in DOS/V format(1.44Mb).
Or, mail the data file processed by the specified editing software in the
above through internet to: or
Thank you and look forward to hearing from you.
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Message 2: Statistical Analysis of Textual Data (JADT 2002)

Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 19:38:31 +0200
From: Pascale [** iso-8859-1 charset **] S�billot <>
Subject: Statistical Analysis of Textual Data (JADT 2002)

CALL FOR PAPERS - JADT 2002 - March 13-15, 2002
 DEADLINE EXTENSION!!! September 15, 2001

6th International Conference on the Statistical Analysis of Textual Data

March 13-15, 2002 
Palais du Grand Large 
St-Malo / France

The International Conference on the Statistical Analysis of Textual Data
provides a workshop-style forum to all scholars, statisticians, computer
scientists, linguists..., working in the vast field of textual data
analysis ranging from lexicography to the analysis of political
discourse, from documentary research to marketing research, from
computational linguistics to sociolinguistics, from the processing of
data to content analysis. Following Barcelona (1990), Montpellier
(1993), Rome (1995), Nice (1998) and Lausanne (2000), the 6th
International Conference will be held in Saint-Malo, France on march
13-15 2002. 

Important Dates
 Submission Deadline: September 15, 2001 (NEW DEADLINE!)
 Notification: October 30, 2001
 Camera ready papers: December 15, 2001
 Conference: March 13-15, 2002

e-mail address:


Submissions should be limited to original work. All papers should
include background survey and/or reference to previous works.
Participants wishing to submit a paper should send to the organization
committee (via email a first version of their paper
for review by September 1, 2001, giving the following information: 
 - Name, affiliation and full postal address (fax and/or e-mail) of authors 
 - Title of the proposed paper with keywords
 - A first version of the paper (12 pages max.) emphasizing the purpose
of the paper
 - An abstract in the paper language
 - An abstract in English (maximum 300 words) 
 - Bibliographical references 
A format (identical for the final version) is proposed on the Website
(for LaTeX and Word),


Topics of interest of the conference concern the application of
statistical models and tools in the following domains:
 - Exploratory Textual Data Analysis 
 - Textual Statistics
 - Statistical Analysis of Responses to Open Questions
 - Natural Language Processing
 - Stylometry 
 - Documentary and Bibliometric Statistical Analysis 
 - Textual Classification
 - Text Corpora and Text Encoding 
 - Frequency Dictionaries 
 - Lemmatization, automatic categorization
 - Information Retrieval 
 - Software for Lexical and Textual Analysis 

Notification of acceptance will be sent to the authors on October 30,

Final versions (camera-ready papers) should conform to the format that
is provided on the Website (12 pages max.) and reach the committee no
later than December 15, 2001. 

Accepted papers will be collected and issued as proceedings to the
participants at the start of the conference.

Submissions, communications and presentations can be made in any one of
these languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian
All communications and presentations must contain an English abstract.
As in the previous meetings, no translation will be provided. 

Program Committee:

Ramon Alvarez, Univ. of Leon, Spain
Harald Baayen, Univ. of Nim�gue, The Netherlands
Monica B�cue, Polyt. Univ. of Catalunya, Spain
Sergio Bolasco, Univ. of Roma 'La Sapienza', Italy
�tienne Brunet, Univ. of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Annibale Elia, Univ. of Salerno, Italy
Michel Kerbaol, INSERM, Univ. of Rennes 1, France
Dominique Labb�, Univ. of Grenoble, France 
Ludovic Lebart, CNRS, ENST Paris, France (Pr�sident)
Alain Lelu Univ. of Franche Comt�, France
Annie Morin, IRISA, Univ. of Rennes 1, France
Sylvie Mellet, CNRS, Nice, France
Martin Rajman, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
Max Reinert, CNRS, Univ. of Versailles SQY, France
Andr� Salem, Univ. Paris 3, France
Pascale S�billot, IRISA, France
Fiona Tweedie, Univ. of Glasgow, UK

Organization Committee:

Annie Morin, IRISA, Univ. of Rennes 1, Fr
Michel Kerbaol, INSERM, Univ. of Rennes 1, Fr 
Pascale Sebillot, IRISA, Univ. of Rennes 1, Fr
organized by IRISA/INRIA Rennes
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