LINGUIST List 15.830

Wed Mar 10 2004

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  1. graham.wilcock, ACL 2004 Workshop on RDF/RDFS and OWL in Language Technology
  2. ajwurr, The Reading Matrix: An International Journal

Message 1: ACL 2004 Workshop on RDF/RDFS and OWL in Language Technology

Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 05:30:58 -0500 (EST)
From: graham.wilcock <graham.wilcockhelsinki.fi>
Subject: ACL 2004 Workshop on RDF/RDFS and OWL in Language Technology

ACL 2004 Workshop on RDF/RDFS and OWL in Language Technology 
Short Title: NLPXML-2004 

Date: 25-Jul-2004 - 25-Jul-2004
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Graham Wilcock
Contact Email: graham.wilcockhelsinki.fi 
Meeting URL: http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/~gwilcock/NLPXML-2004/ 

Linguistic Sub-field: Computational Linguistics ,Semantics
,Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2004 

Meeting Description:

ACL 2004 WORKSHOP RDF/RDFS and OWL in Language Technology: 4th
Workshop on NLP and XML (NLPXML-2004) 25 July 2004, Barcelona ACL 2004
WORKSHOP

RDF/RDFS and OWL in Language Technology: 4th Workshop on NLP and XML
(NLPXML-2004)

25 July 2004, Barcelona

In conjunction with the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for
Computational Linguistics (http://www.acl2004.org)

Workshop home page:
 http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/~gwilcock/NLPXML-2004/


Overview

While XML is fully accepted within the NLP community as the main
standard for data representation, especially for purposes of
interchange and software interoperability, the use of Semantic Web
technologies--including RDF (Resource Definition Framework), RDFS (RDF
Schema), and OWL (Ontology Web Language)--for NLP applications remains
relatively limited. However, the combination of XML, RDF/RDFS and OWL
provides an overall architecture for NLP resources of all kinds whose
implications are still being worked out within the NLP community.

The goal of this workshop is two-fold: (1) to provide a forum for
presentation and discussion of practical applications of RDF, RDFS and
OWL in language technology (including resource and software
development, applications, tools, etc.); and (2) to clarify the
respective roles of XML, RDF/RDFS and OWL in NLP applications and
resources, in relation to the growth of the Semantic Web.

NLPXML-2004 is intended not only for those already using Semantic Web
technologies, but also members of the NLP community who seek a fuller
understanding of the motivations and implications of XML/RDF/RDFS/OWL,
the Semantic Web, and related standards for the field. Therefore, we
plan to include at least one invited presentation that covers in some
depth the Semantic Web technologies and attempts to identify the
interactions among various activities (resource creation and
annotation, application development, etc.) as well as the potential
interactions between the various Semantic Web layers in relation to
language technology.

This workshop will be the fourth in a series, following on from the
first NLPXML Workshop held at NLPRS 2001 in Tokyo, the second at
COLING 2002 in Taipei, and the third at EACL 2003 in Budapest.


Topics

We invite submissions on (but not necessarily limited to) the
following topics:

* Concrete examples of RDF/RDFS/OWL use for NLP resources and
 applications
* RDF/RDFS/OWL-aware NLP tools
* RDF/RDFS/OWL-based definition of data models and data categories
 for NLP
* RDF/RDFS/OWL-based standards for NLP and language resources
* Use and comparison of XML, RDF/RDFS and OWL for linguistic
 annotation, including overall data architecture, implications for
 editorial practices, linkage mechanisms and issues for NLP data,
 etc.
* Use and comparison of XML, RDF/RDFS and OWL in Semantic Web
 question answering and document generation applications
* Other topics in NLP and XML, not necessarily using Semantic Web
 technologies, for example VoiceXML and voice dialogue,
 XML-based standards (XML Schema, XSLT, XLink, etc.) for NLP
 applications.


Submission Procedure

Authors should submit full papers of maximum 8 pages, including
references and figures, following the main conference style files at
 http://www.acl2004.org/aclstyles/style.html

Papers should be submitted electronically in PDF (preferred) or MS
Word format to: graham.wilcockhelsinki.fi


Important Dates

* Paper submission deadline 1 April 2004
* Notification of acceptance 1 May 2004
* Camera-ready version due 15 May 2004
* Workshop date 25 July 2004


Organizing Committee

* Nancy Ide (Vassar College, USA)
* Laurent Romary (Loria/CNRS, France)
* Graham Wilcock (University of Helsinki, Finland)


Program Committee

* Kalina Bontcheva (University of Sheffield, UK)
* Barrett Bryant (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)
* Paul Buitelaar (DFKI, Germany)
* Key-Sun Choi (KAIST, Korea)
* Hamish Cunningham (University of Sheffield, UK)
* Thierry Declerck (DFKI, Germany)
* David Durand (Brown University, USA)
* Tomaz Erjavec (Institute Jozef Stefan, Slovenia)
* Nancy Ide (Vassar College, USA)
* Ewan Klein (University of Edinburgh, UK)
* Jimmy Lin (MIT, USA)
* Chieko Nakabasami (Toyo University, Japan)
* Naoyuki Nomura (Justsystem/Hosei University, Japan)
* Antonio Pareja-Lora (UCM, Spain)
* Laurent Romary (Loria/CNRS, France)
* Manfred Stede (University of Potsdam, Germany)
* Henry Thompson (University of Edinburgh, UK)
* Fabio Vitali (University of Bologna, Italy)
* Graham Wilcock (University of Helsinki, Finland) (Chair)


Additional information: Graham Wilcock (graham.wilcockhelsinki.fi) 
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Message 2: The Reading Matrix: An International Journal

Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 13:17:45 -0500 (EST)
From: ajwurr <ajwurruncg.edu>
Subject: The Reading Matrix: An International Journal

The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal 	

Call Deadline: 15-June-2004 

The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal invites
submissions of previously unpublished manuscripts on any topic related
to Generation 1.5 and Academic Language Acquisition. Possible topics
may include, but are not limited to:

·Characteristics of Generation 1.5 Language Acquisition and/or
Learners
·Linguistic and Socioeconomic Factors and Generation 1.5
·Writing Instruction and/or Strategies
·Reading Instruction and/or Strategies
·College Composition
·English for Academic Purposes
·Support for Generation 1.5 Learners
·Program Design and Content
·Educational Needs 
·Experiences of Generation 1.5 Learners
·Case Studies

We welcome both practical and research focused articles (including
action research). Articles should have a clear focus and be written so
that they are accessible to a broad audience of reading and language
educators, including those individuals who may not be familiar with
the particular subject matter addressed in the article. Articles
should report on original research or present an original framework
that links previous research, educational theory, and teaching
practices. Full-length articles should be no more than 7500 words in
length and should include an abstract of no more than 200 words.

The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal encourages
submissions that take advantage of the hypertext and multimedia
possibilities afforded by our World Wide Web publication format. To
this end, we gladly accept articles with graphics, sound, and
hyperlinks submitted as HTML documents. More detailed submission
guidelines are available online at:
http://www.readingmatrix.com/submission.html.

Send all submissions electronically to: editorsreadingmatrix.com

The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal
http://www.readingmatrix.com/journal.html
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