LINGUIST List 14.3276

Fri Nov 28 2003

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  1. jacopo.garzonio, Studi Linguistici e Filologici On-line
  2. djamal Benslimane, FQAS 2004 - Lyon - France

Message 1: Studi Linguistici e Filologici On-line

Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 11:26:49 -0500 (EST)
From: jacopo.garzonio <>
Subject: Studi Linguistici e Filologici On-line

Studi Linguistici e Filologici On-line	
Call Deadline: 31-MAR-2004 

Deadline for the 2nd volume (2004) of Studi Linguistici e Filologici
On-line (
31 march 2004.

Please submit your articles to the following address:

Submissions are invited for articles in any field of linguistics. The
style sheet can be found at the following site:

For any information, write to:

Notification of acceptance will be no later than Summer 2004.

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Message 2: FQAS 2004 - Lyon - France

Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 12:06:52 +0100
From: djamal Benslimane <>
Subject: FQAS 2004 - Lyon - France


FQAS 2004
Sixth International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems
June 24-26 2004
Lyon, France

 *** Submission Deadline: January 4, 2004 ***

FQAS is the premier conference for researchers and practitioners
concerned with the vital necessity to provide easy, flexible, and
intuitive access to information for every type of need. This
multidisciplinary conference draws on several research areas,
including databases, information retrieval, knowledge representation,
soft computing, multimedia, and human-computer interaction. Held every
two years, the conference provides a medium for exchanging scientific
research and technological achievements accomplished by the
international community. The previous events were held in Roskilde,
Warsaw, and Copenhagen.

Serge Abiteboul, INRIA France
Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland USA
Yuzuru Tanaka, Hokkaido University Japan

The overall theme of the FQAS conferences is innovative query systems
aimed at providing easy, flexible and intuitive access to information.
Such systems are intended to facilitate retrieval from information
repositories such as databases, libraries, and the World Wide Web.
These repositories are typically equipped with standard query systems,
which are often inadequate, and the focus of FQAS is the development
of query systems that are more expressive, informative, cooperative
and productive.

This conference is intended to attract individuals who are actively
engaged both in theoretical and practical aspects of flexible,
intelligent and intuitive access to information. The goal is to
provide a platform for a useful exchange between theoreticians and
practitioners, and to foster the cross-fertilization of ideas in the
following areas:
- Database Management
- Information Retrieval
- Domain Modeling, Knowledge Representation and Ontologies
- Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
- Artificial Intelligence
- Classical and Non-Classical Logics
- Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing
- Multimedia Information Systems
- Human-Computer Interaction

The conference is interested in papers in all areas of research
related to its theme, including formal models, algorithms,
applications, and experiments. In addition, we solicit papers dealing
with Applications of flexible access to information in complex/novel
domains, e.g. human genome, global change, manufacturing, health care,

FQAS 2004 submissions generally must be in electronic form using the
Portable Document Format (PDF) or Postscript and should be done
through the FQAS 2004 web site: Electronic
abstract submission is required. The lenght of the paper must not
exceed 12 pages. Details on the submission process are available at

The FQAS 2004 proceedings will appear in Springer's Lecture Notes in
Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series. Author instructions for
preparing the submission and the camera ready can be found at At least one author
should attend the conference to present the paper.

Abstract submission: December 28, 2003
Paper submission: January 4, 2004
Notification: February 18, 2004
Camera ready submission: March 20, 2004

A selected number of FQAS 2004 accepted papers will be expanded and
revised for possible inclusion in Journal of Intelligent Information
Systems by Kluwer, Information Processing & Management by Elsevier,
and Journal of Logic, Language and Information by Kluwer.

FQAS 2004 Conference will be held at "Maison Condorcet", University
Claude Bernard Lyon 1.

General Co-Chairs
Troels Andreasen, Denmark
Henning Christiansen, Denmark
Marie-Christine Rousset, France

Program Co-Chairs
Henning Christiansen, Denmark
Mohand-Said Hacid, France

Local Chair
Djamal Benslimane, France

Program Committee
Sihem Amer-Yahia, USA
Troels Andreasen, Denmark
Boualem Benatallah, Australia
Djamal Benslimane, France
Elisa Bertino, Italy
Gloria Bordogna, Italy
Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier, France
Torben Brauner, Denmark
Henrik Bulskov, Denmark
Sylvie Calabretto, France
Henning Christiansen, Denmark
Fabio Crestani, UK
Juan Carlos Cubero, Spain
Ernesto Damiani, Italy
Rita De Caluwe, Belgium
Guy De Tre, Belgium
Hendrik Decker, Spain
Robert Demolombe, France
Marcin Detyniecki, France
Didier Dubois, France
Ronald Fagin, USA
Jianping Fan, USA
Rudolf Felix, Germany
Elena Ferrari, Italy
Jorgen Fischer Nilsson, Denmark
Norbert Fuhr, Germany
Roy George, USA
Peter Ingwersen, Denmark
Christian Jacquemin, France
Janusz Kacprzyk, Poland
Etienne Kerre, Belgium
Rasmus Knappe, Denmark
Laszlo T. Koczy, Hungar
Don Kraft, USA
Werasak Kurutach, Thailand
Mounia Lalmas, UK
Henrik L. Larsen, Denmark
Christophe Marsala, France
Maria Jose Martin-Bautista, Spain
Davide Martinenghi, Denmark
Saddaki Miyamoto, Japan
Amihai Motro, USA
Noureddine Mouaddib, France
Vilem Novak, Czech Republic
Fred Petry, USA
Olivier Pivert, France
Olga Pons, Spain
Zbigniew Ras, USA
Guillaume Raschia, France
Brigitte Safar, France
Michel Scholl, France
Dietmar Seipel, Germany
Andrzej Skowron, Poland
Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Netherlands
Zahir Tari, Australia
Hanne Erdman Thomsen, Denmark
Farouk Toumani, France
Motohide Umano, Japan
M.A. Vila, Spain
Peter Vojtas, Slovakia
Slawomir T. Wierzchon, Poland
Ronald R. Yager, USA
Adnan Yazici, Turkey
Slawomir Zadrozny, Poland
Djamel Zighed, France
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