LINGUIST List 12.664

Sun Mar 11 2001

Calls: Legal Discourse, Interactive AI Resources

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  1. Anne Wagner, European Symposium on LANGUAGE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES
  2. Russ Greiner, IEEE VR2001 - Workshop 'The Future of VR and AR Interfaces'

Message 1: European Symposium on LANGUAGE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2000 16:09:35 +0000
From: Anne Wagner <wagneruniv-littoral.fr>
Subject: European Symposium on LANGUAGE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

20-24 August 2001: Vaasa University, Finland: 13th European Symposium on
LANGUAGE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES, PORTA SCIENTIAE

http://www.uwasa.fi/lsp2001


SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE FOLLOWING COLLOQUIUM:

 "LEGAL DISCOURSE AND SOCIAL INQUIRY: its interpretation and
innovative directions"

Content: It will give contributors an opportunity not only to re-assess the
linguistic descriptions of legal discourse, but also consider the utility of
the latter in relation to former and/or oncoming social, political,
legislative or jurisprudential developments. The topics and aspects to be
discussed could be speech acts, conversational structures, linguistic
(grammatical and lexical) phenomena in spoken and written sub-genres.

Convener: Dr ANNE WAGNER

Abstracts or full papers should be sent before the end of May (at the latest)

e-mail: wagneruniv-littoral.fr
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Message 2: IEEE VR2001 - Workshop 'The Future of VR and AR Interfaces'

Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2001 9:04:25 -0800
From: Russ Greiner <greinercs.ualberta.ca>
Subject: IEEE VR2001 - Workshop 'The Future of VR and AR Interfaces'



*** SECOND NOTICE... AND UPDATE ***

 IJCAI'01 Workshop on
 Effective Interactive AI Resources
 http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~greiner/Programme/EffIntAIR.html
 (Seattle, 5 Aug 2001)

There are a number of researchers who are independently designing interactive
websites/applets/resources to help teach Artificial Intelligence concepts
- towards educating the lay public and/or artificial intelligencia.
The goal of this workshop is to bring these designers together, to help us
collectively understand the underlying issues, and to investigate the best
ways to pool existing and future resources to design the NEXT generation of
such resources.

We anticipate participation by
 Russ Greiner/Jonathan Schaeffer -- http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~aixplore/
 David Poole/Alan Mackworth -- http://www.cs.ubc.ca/labs/lci/CIspace/
 Bruce Buchanan/Jon Glick -- http://aaai.org/Pathfinder/pathfinder.html
 Deepak Kumar --
http://mainline.brynmawr.edu/~dkumar/CurriculumDescant/8.html
 Henry Tirri -- http://b-course.cs.helsinki.fi/
 Peter Norvig -- http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~russell/aima.html
and many others.

If you are interested in this topic, we hope you will contribute your
suggestions and then attend this workshop; submissions are due 15/Mar/01.
See
 http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~greiner/Programme/EffIntAIR.html#How
for details.

 **UPDATE**: Authors of a selection of the workshop papers will be
 invited to submit expanded and revised versions for possible
 inclusion in either
 * International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
 http://repgrid.com/IJHCS/
 * Computational Intelligence
 http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/asp/journal.asp?ref=0824-7935
 as appropriate.


| R Greiner Phone: (780) 492-5461 |
| Dep't of Computing Science FAX: (780) 492-1071 |
| University of Alberta Email: greinercs.ualberta.ca |
| Edmonton, AB T6G 2H1 Canada http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~greiner/ |
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