LINGUIST List 12.2302

Wed Sep 19 2001

Calls: Knowledge Systems, Chinese Linguistics

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  1. Xindong Wu, Springer Book Series on Knowledge Systems
  2. Feng-hsi Liu, Chinese Linguistics: NACCL-14

Message 1: Springer Book Series on Knowledge Systems

Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2001 12:27:53 -0600 (MDT)
From: Xindong Wu <xwugauss.Mines.EDU>
Subject: Springer Book Series on Knowledge Systems

Springer Book Series on Knowledge Systems

Home Page:

Call for Book Proposals

Aims and Scope:
The Springer book series on Knowledge Systems aims to report and
encourage new developments in all topic areas related to knowledge
systems, such as knowledge engineering, data mining, ontologies,
agents, Web-based knowledge representation, knowledge management, and
knowledge-based software engineering. It publishes books that may
comprise (1) collected works on advanced topics in Knowledge Systems
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 reviewed by the
Series Editorial Board with possible additional reviewers.

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

Series Editor:

Dr. Xindong Wu 
Department of Computer Science 
University of Vermont 
Burlington, Vermont 05405 
Phone: +1-802-656-7839 
Fax: +1-802-656-0696 

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 Writers or Editors:
If you are interested in writing or editing a book to be published
within the Springer Knowledge Systems series, please complete the
Springer book proposal form (available at or by e-mail to and submit it to the Series Editor by e-mail at with the following information.

 - A 500-word summary of the nature and scope of the book
 - A draft table of chapter/section headings
 - A sample chapter or two if available
 - Names and e-mail addresses of 3 potential reviewers for the book
 topic. These people should not be associated with the proposal and
 should be qualified to provide a technical assessment of the
 - Proposer(s)' current CV's with listings of representative

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. 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 any
member of the Series Editorial Board. Enquiries regarding the status
of specific proposals should be directed to the Series Editor only.
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Message 2: Chinese Linguistics: NACCL-14

Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 13:44:01 -0700
From: Feng-hsi Liu <>
Subject: Chinese Linguistics: NACCL-14

The 14th Annual North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics

University of Arizona
May 17-19, 2002

Call for Papers:
Abstracts are invited for 20-minute talks in all areas of Chinese
linguistics and from any theoretical perspective.

Requirements for Submission of Abstracts:
Abstracts must be camera-ready, on a single page, single spaced, in
12-point type, with one inch margins.

Mail five(5) copies of the abstract, one of which includes name of
author(s), affiliation(s), and e-mail address(es); the other four (for
anonymous review) identified by title only.

Please include a 3x5 card containing the paper title, name of
author(s), affiliation, status (student or non-student), address,
phone number, and e-mail.

To facilitate the reviewing process, kindly identify on the card the
primary area of linguistics addressed in your paper (e.g.,
Phonetics/Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Functional/ Pragmatics,
Dialectology, Historical Phonology, Historical Syntax,
Computational/Corpus Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, or

Please do not send abstracts by e-mail or fax.
Deadline for receipt of abstracts is January 3, 2002.

The address for submission of your abstract for NACCL-14 is:

NACCL-14	Department of East Asian Studies
Franklin Building 404
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, 85721, USA

For details and updates, visit our website at:

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