LINGUIST List 12.531

Mon Feb 26 2001

Calls: Computational Ling, Language Development

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  1. Kristiina Jokinen, Reminder IJCAI-01 dialogue workshop
  2. Anna H-J Do, Boston Univ Conf on Lang Development

Message 1: Reminder IJCAI-01 dialogue workshop

Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 10:24:03 +0200
From: Kristiina Jokinen <>
Subject: Reminder IJCAI-01 dialogue workshop

International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence

 The 2nd IJCAI Workshop on

 IJCAI-01 August 5, 2001 Seattle
 Endorsed by SIGDIAL
(Special Interest Group of the Association for Computational Linguistics)
 Call for Submissions deadline: March 2nd

More information at:

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Message 2: Boston Univ Conf on Lang Development

Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 11:13:45 -0500 (EST)
From: Anna H-J Do <>
Subject: Boston Univ Conf on Lang Development

			THE 26th ANNUAL 


 		 November 2, 3 and 4, 2001 

Keynote Speaker: Susan Carey, New York University
Plenary Speaker: Daniel A. Dinnsen, Indiana University

All topics in the fields of first and second language acquisition from 
all theoretical perspectives will be fully considered, including:

	Bilingualism		 Literacy & Narrative
	Cognition & Language		Neurolinguistics
	Creoles & Pidgins		Pragmatics
	Discourse			Pre-linguistic Development
	Exceptional Language		Signed Languages
	Input &Interaction	 	Sociolinguistics
	Language Disorders		Speech Perception & Production
 Linguistic Theory (Syntax, Semantics, Phonology, Morphology,

Abstracts submitted must represent original, unpublished research. 
Presentations will be 20 minutes long, plus 10 minutes for questions.


	1) Ten copies of an anonymous, clearly titled 450-word summary 
	 for review;

	2) One copy of a 150-word abstract for use in the conference 
	 program book if your abstract is accepted. If your paper is 
	 accepted, this abstract will be scanned into the conference 
	 handbook. No changes in title or authors will be possible 
	 after acceptance.

	3) For EACH author, one copy of the information form printed 
	 at the bottom of this sheet. 

Please include email address or a self-addressed, stamped postcard for
acknowledgment of receipt. Notice of acceptance or rejection will be sent 
in early August, by US mail. Pre-registration materials and preliminary
schedule will be available in late August, 2001. 

All authors who present papers at the conference will be invited to 
contribute their papers to the Proceedings volumes. Those papers will 
be due in January, 2002.

Note: All conference papers will be selected on the basis of abstracts 
submitted. Although each abstract will be evaluated individually, we 
will attempt to honor requests to schedule accepted papers together 
in group sessions.

DEADLINE: All submissions must be received by May 15, 2001. 

Send submissions to:

	Boston University
	Conference on Language Development
	704 Commonwealth Ave., Suite 101
	Boston, MA 02215 

	Telephone: 	(617) 353-3085

(We regret that we cannot accept abstract submissions by fax or e-mail.)

Information regarding the conference may be accessed at


Author Information
(Please include a typed sheet containing the following information for
 EACH author) 


Full name: 


Current work address (for publication in handbook): 

Current e-mail (required): 

Current phone number (required): 

Summer address if different, and dates: 

Summer e-mail (required): 

Summer phone (required): 

 To accommodate as many papers as possible, we reserve the right to limit
each submitter to one first authorship and if circumstances warrant, to
limit each submitter to two papers in any authorship status. 
 Please indicate whether, if your paper is not one of the 90 initially
selected for presentation, you would be willing to be considered as an
alternate. (If you indicate that you are willing to be considered, this
does not commit you to accepting alternate status if it should be offered
to you.) 

_____ Yes, consider me as an alternate if necessary 
_____ No, please do not consider me as an alternate 

Please indicate how you wish to receive the 2002 Call for Papers: 

____e-mail/electronic ___surface mail ____ both 

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