LINGUIST List 12.60

Fri Jan 12 2001

Calls: NLP (TALN'01), Formal Grammar/Mathematics/Lang

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  1. Maurel Denis, Traitement Automatique du Langage Naturel: TALN'01
  2. Ahti Pietarinen, Formal Grammar/Mathematics of Language '01

Message 1: Traitement Automatique du Langage Naturel: TALN'01

Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 16:11:36 +0100
From: Maurel Denis <maureluniv-tours.fr>
Subject: Traitement Automatique du Langage Naturel: TALN'01

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*
* TALN 2001
* Traitement Automatique du Langage Naturel
*
* Universite de Tours
* du lundi 2 au jeudi 5 juillet 2001
*
* http://www.li.univ-tours.fr/taln-recital-2001/
* mailto::taln2001univ-tours.fr
*
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(see English version below)

********** TALN 2001 : 2eme APPEL A COMMUNICATION **********

- --> DATE LIMITE DE SOUMISSION : VENDREDI 23 FEVRIER 2001 <----

TALN 2001 aura lieu a Tours du lundi 2 au jeudi 5 juillet 2001, organise
par le LI (Laboratoire d'Informatique de l'Universit´┐Ż de Tours) et l'axe
LTI (Langues et Technologies de l'information).

La conference TALN 2001 comprendra des communications scientifiques, des
conferenciers invites, des seances de demonstration et posters, ainsi que
des tutoriels.

Les langues officielles de la conference sont le francais et l'anglais.

TALN 2001 est organisee sous l'egide de l'ATALA (Association pour le
Traitement Automatique des LAngues) et se tiendra conjointement a la
conference pour jeunes chercheurs RECITAL 2001 (appel a communications a
paraitre separement).

********** THEMES **********

Les communications pourront porter sur tous les themes habituels du TALN,
incluant, de facon non limitative:
lexique
morphologie
syntaxe
semantique
pragmatique
discours
analyse
generation
resume
dialogue
traduction automatique
approches logiques, symboliques et statistiques

TALN 2001 souhaite egalement accueillir des travaux de domaines proches
dans lesquels le TALN joue un role important, dans la mesure ou l'accent
est mis sur la composante TALN :
traitement de la parole (prosodie, linguistique, pragmatique)
traitement de l'ecrit
aspects cognitifs
terminologie
acquisition de connaissances a partir de textes
extraction d'information
recherche documentaire
linguistique de corpus
linguistique mathematique
utilisation d'outils de TALN pour la modelisation linguistique
enseignement assiste, enseignement des langues.

Sont aussi attendus des travaux sur des applications du TALN, implementees
et evaluees, faisant ressortir leurs aspects scientifiques et les
enseignements tires.
Des demonstrations de systemes pourront etre proposees, independamment ou
en complement d'articles scientifiques. L'emploi du temps de la conference
comprendra une session pour ces demonstrations.

********** CALENDRIER **********

- --> DATE LIMITE DE SOUMISSION : VENDREDI 23 FEVRIER 2001 <----
Notification aux auteurs : vendredi 27 avril 2001
Version finale (pret-a-clicher) : vendredi 11 mai 2001
Conference : du lundi 2 au jeudi 5 juillet 2001

********** MODALITES DE SOUMISSION **********

Les articles soumis seront rediges en francais (ou en anglais par les
non-francophones).
Ils ne devront pas depasser 10 pages en Times 12, espacement simple,
figures, exemples et references compris.
Les soumissions devront parvenir au comite d'organisation avant le 23
fevrier 2001, sous forme electronique, a mailto:taln2001univ-tours.fr.
En cas d'impossibilite d'envoi par courrier electronique, une soumission
"papier" pourra etre admise. Dans ce cas, trois exemplaires devront etre
envoyes a l'adresse suivante:
TALN 2001
LI (Laboratoire d'Informatique de l'Universite de Tours)
E3i, 64, avenue Jean Portalis
37200 Tours
France

********** FORMAT DES SOUMISSIONS **********

Les auteurs devront envoyer leur soumission par courrier electronique sous
la forme d'un document attache (fichiers ps ou pdf au format A4 et non
Lettre US). Le message contiendra le titre de la soumission et les noms des
auteurs.
Les formats a utiliser pour la redaction sont disponibles sur le site de la
conference: http://www.li.univ-tours.fr/taln-recital-2001.

********** CRITERES DE SELECTION **********

Les auteurs sont invites a soumettre des travaux de recherche originaux,
n'ayant pas fait l'objet de publications anterieures. Les soumissions
seront examinees par au moins deux specialistes du domaine. Seront
considerees en particulier :
L'importance et l'originalite de la contribution,
La correction du contenu scientifique et technique,
La discussion critique des resultats, en particulier par rapport aux autres
travaux du domaine,
La situation des travaux dans le contexte de la recherche internationale,
L'organisation et la clarte de la presentation,
L'adequation aux themes de la conference.

Les articles selectionnes seront publies dans les actes de la conference.

********** DEMONSTRATIONS ET POSTERS **********

Une ou deux seances specifiques seront prevues pour des demonstrations
(presentations logicielles) et des posters (85 x 120 cm).
Les propositions de demonstration ou de poster suivent les memes regles que
les soumissions de communication mais ne devront pas depasser 4 pages.

********** PRESENTATIONS ORALES **********

Les presentations orales dureront 20 minutes et seront suivies de 10
minutes de questions.
Il sera possible d'utiliser un retro-projecteur ou un video-projecteur.

********** ACTES **********

Les actes de la conference seront distribues a tous les participants.

Le Comite de redaction de la revue Traitement Automatique des Langues
(t.a.l.) s´┐Żlectionnera deux articles pour publication.

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*
* ENGLISH VERSION
*
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********** TALN 2001 : 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS **********

- --> SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, 2/23/2001 <----

TALN 2001 will be held at Tours on July, 2 - 5 2001, organized by the LI
(Computer Laboratory of Tours University) and LTI (Language and Information
Technologies).

The conference includes paper presentations, invited speakers, tutorials
and software demonstrations.

The official conference languages are French and English.

TALN 2001 is organized in collaboration with ATALA (Association pour le
Traitement Automatique des LAngues) and will be held jointly with the young
researcher conference RECITAL 2001 (a separate call for papers will follow).

********** TOPICS **********

Papers are invited in all areas of NLP, including (but not limited to):
lexicon
morphology
syntax
semantics
pragmatics
discourse
parsing
generation
abstraction/summarisation
dialogue
translation
logical, symbolical and statistical approaches

TALN 2001 also invites contributions in fields for which NLP plays an
important role, as long as these contributions emphasize their NLP dimension
:
speech processing
text processing
cognition
terminology
knowledge acquisition
information retrieval
documentary research
corpus-based linguistics
mathematical linguistics
management and acquisition of linguistic resources
computer assisted learning
NLP tools for linguistic modelization

TALN 2001 also welcomes submissions focusing on NLP applications that have
been implemented, tested and evaluated and emphasizing the scientific
aspects and conclusions drawn.
Software demonstrations can be proposed, either independently or in
connection with a paper proposal. Specific sessions for the demos will be
scheduled in the conference.

********** CALENDAR **********

- --> SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, 2/23/2001 <----
Notification to authors: 4/27/2001
Final version due (camera-ready): 5/11/2001
Conference : 7/2-5/2001

********** SUBMISSION PROCEDURE **********

The maximum length for papers is 10 pages, in Times 12, single spaced,
including figures, examples and references.

Electronic submissions must reach the organizing committee before
2/23/2001, sent to mailto:taln2001univ-tours.fr.

If electronic submission is not possible, 3 hard-copies of the paper must
reach the organizing committee before 2/23/2001, at the following address:
TALN 2001
LI (Laboratoire d'Informatique de l'Universite de Tours)
E3i, 64, avenue Jean Portalis
37200 Tours
France

********** FORMAT FOR SUBMISSIONS **********

Authors should send their submission as a file attached to an e-mail(ps or
pdf files, A4 format and not US Letter format), containing the following
informations: submission title and author's names.
The formats that MUST be used are available on the Conference web site:
http://www.li.univ-tours.fr/taln-recital-2001/ .

********** SELECTION CRITERIA **********

Authors are invited to submit original, previously unpublished work.
Submissions will be reviewed by at least 2 specialists of the domain.
Decisions will be based on the following criteria :
Importance and originality of the paper
Accuracy of the scientific and technical content
Comparison of the results obtained with other relevant work
Layout and clarity of the paper
Relevance to the topics of the conference

Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the conference.

********** DEMOS AND POSTERS **********

One or two specific sessions for the demos and the posters (85 x 120 cm)
will be scheduled in the conference.
The demo or poster submissions accord to the same rules of paper
submission, BUT they should not exceed 4 pages.

********** TALKS **********

Papers should be of 20 minutes duration. 10 minutes will be left for
questions.
It will be possible to use a overhead projector or a video-projector.

********** PROCEEDINGS **********

The conference proceedings will be given to all participants.

The editorial staff of the journal Traitement Automatique des Langues
(t.a.l.) will select two papers for publication.

********** COMITE DE PROGRAMME **********
********** PROGRAMME COMMITTEE **********

(le comite de programme sera entoure d'un large comite de lecture)
(the program committee will be supervised by a broad reviewing committee)

Pascal Amsili, TALaNa
Frederic Bechet, LIA
Philippe Blache, LPL
Christian Boitet, CLIPS-GETA
Pierrette Bouillon, ISSCO
Beatrice Daille, IRIN
Laurence Danlos, LORIA/TALaNa
Claire Gardent, LORIA
Eric Laporte, CERIL
Denis Maurel, LI (president)
Piet Mertens, CCL
Jean-Marie Pierrel, LORIA
Martin Rajman, EPFL
Owen Rambow, ATT Labs-Research
Jacques Siroux, IRISA LLI/CORDIAL
Jean Veronis, LPL
Pierre Zweigenbaum, DIAM

********** COMITE D'ORGANISATION **********
********** ORGANIZING COMMITTEE **********

Claire Agafonov, LTI
Beatrice Bouchou, LI
Alain Cambourian, LTI
Alain Delplanque, LTI
Nathalie Friburger, LI
Nathalie Garric, LTI
Paul Gaudin, LTI
Manuel Gonzales de Avila, Ciremia
Thierry Grass, LTI
Denis Maurel, LI (president)
Nathalie Rossi, LTI
Mohamed Slimane, LI
Nicole Vincent, LI
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Message 2: Formal Grammar/Mathematics of Language '01

Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 17:41:34 +0200 (EET)
From: Ahti Pietarinen <ess_llicc.helsinki.fi>
Subject: Formal Grammar/Mathematics of Language '01


FGMOL'01 FGMOL'01 FGMOL'01 FGMOL'01 FGMOL'01 FGMOL'01 FGMOL'01 FGMOL'01


 	FORMAL GRAMMAR/MATHEMATICS OF LANGUAGE CONFERENCE

 August 10--12, 2001
 Helsinki, Finland


FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

We are pleased to announce the joint meeting of two conferences:
the sixth conferene on Formal Grammar and the seventh on the
Mathematics of Language. The joint meeting will be held just prior
to the European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information.


AIMS and SCOPE
especially with regard to the application of formal methods to natural
language analysis.

Themes of interest include, but are not limited to,


* formal and computational syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and phonology;
* model-theoretic and proof-theoretic methods in linguistics;
* constraint-based and resource-sensitive approaches to grammar;
* foundational, methodological and architectural issues in grammar.
* mathematical properties of linguistic frameworks
* theories and models of natural language processing and generation
* parsing theory
* statistical and quantitative models of language

INVITED SPEAKERS will be announced with the circulation
of the second call for papers in early February


SUBMISSION DETAILS

We invite E-MAIL submissions of abstracts for 30-minute papers (including
questions, comments, and discussion).

A submission should consist of two parts:

- an information sheet (in ascii), containing the name of the author(s),
 affiliation(s), e-mail and postal address(es) and a title;

- an abstract, consisting of a description of not more than 5 pages
 (including figures and references). Abstracts may be either in plain
 ASCII or in (unix-compatible encoded) postscript, PDF, or DVI.


Abstracts can be sent to

 fgmolcs.indiana.edu

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE

April 1, 2001


NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

May 15, 2001


Important Dates


Abstracts Due: March 31, 2001
Notification: May 15, 2001
Final Versions: June 30, 2001
Conference: August 10-12, 2001

PROCEEDINGS

A full version of each accepted paper will be included in the conference
proceedings, to be distributed at the conference. Full papers are due
June 30, 2001.

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Anne Abeill'e (Paris)
Patrick Blackburn (INRIA)
Gosse Bouma (Groningen)
Mary Dalrymple (Xerox Parc)
Nissim Francez (Haifa)
Thilo Goetz (IBM)
David Johnson (IBM)
Mark Johnson (Brown)
Aravind Joshi (UPenn)
Gerhard J"ager (Utrecht)
Ruth Kempson (London)
Alain Lecomte (LORIA)
Uwe Moennich (T"ubingen)
Glyn Morrill (U.P. Catalunya)
Michael Moortgat (Utrecht)
Owen Rambow (Cogentex)
James Rogers (Earlham)
Giorgio Satta (Padova)
Mark Steedman (Edinburgh)

FURTHER INFORMATION

Web site for ESSLLI XIII: http://www.helsinki.fi/esslli/

Web site for FGMOL'01 :http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~ircs/mol/mol7.html


The organizers:

Geert-Jan Kruijff gjcogsci.ed.ac.uk
Larry Moss lsmcs.indiana.edu
Dick Oehrle oehrlelinc.cis.upenn.edu
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