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LINGUIST List 16.1695

Sat May 28 2005

Calls: Computational Ling/Korea; Applied Ling/Malaysia

Editor for this issue: Amy Wronkowicz <amylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Christiane Fellbaum, 3rd Global WordNet Meeting
        2.    Abdul Halim Abdul Raof, 5th Language for Specific Purposes International Seminar


Message 1: 3rd Global WordNet Meeting
Date: 26-May-2005
From: Christiane Fellbaum <fellbaumprinceton.edu>
Subject: 3rd Global WordNet Meeting


Full Title: 3rd Global WordNet Meeting
Short Title: GWA 06

Date: 23-Jan-2006 - 27-Jan-2006
Location: Jenju Island, Korea, Republic of
Contact Person: Christiane Fellbaum
Meeting Email: fellbaumprinceton.edu
Web Site: http://www.globalwordnet.org

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jul-2005

Meeting Description:

Second Announcement and Call for Papers
3rd International Conference of the Global WordNet Association
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

The Global Wordnet Association is pleased to announce the Third International
Conference of the Global WordNet Association (GWA'06), organized by KAIST.
The conference will be held on Jeju Island, Korea, January, 23-27, 2006.

More information can be found on the GWA website:

http://www.globalwordnet.org

We invite papers addressing the questions listed below. Proposals for tutorials
on building wordnets and demonstrations of wordnet databases and wordnet-based
software on any issue related to wordnets are welcome, too.

A. Linguistics and WordNet:
a. In depth analysis of Semantic Relations,
b. Theoretical definitions of word meaning,
c. Necessity and Completeness issues.

B. Architecture of WordNet:
a. Language independent and language dependent components

C. Tools and Methods for Wordnet Development:
a. User and Data entry interface, organization,
b. Extending and enriching wordnets
c. Integrating WordNet with other linguistic resources
(SUMO, Top ontologies, VerbNet, FrameNet, etc.)

D. WordNet as a lexical resource and component of NLP and MT:
a. Word sense disambiguation using wordnet(s)
b. Ontologies and WordNet(s)
c. The Lexicon and WordNet(s)
d. Semantic interpretation and WordNet(s)

E. Applications of WordNet:
a. Information Extraction and Retrieval,
b. Document Structuring and Categorization,
c. Automatic Hyperlinking
d. Language Teaching,
e. Psycholinguistic Applications

F. Standardization, distribution and availability of wordnets and = wordnet
tools

Presentations will fall into one of the following categories:

--long papers (30 mins)
--short papers (15 mins)
--project reports (10 mins)
--demonstrations (20 mins)

Submissions will have to state the preferred format. Acceptance may be subject
to changes in the format or length of the presentation. (E.g., a long paper
submission may be accepted as a short paper.)

Final papers should be submitted in electronic form (Postscript or PDF) Long
papers should contain approximately 7,500 words (~ 15 pages); short papers and
demonstrations should be approx. 4,000 words long. Project reports will be
limited to approx. 1,000 words (2 pages of text).
Send papers to
Christiane Fellbaum (fellbaumprinceton.edu)
Piek Vossen (piek.vossenirion.nl)

The deadline for submissions is July 1st, 2005. Decisions regarding acceptance
will be announced to the authors in early September.

We anticipate publishing the Proceedings both in paper and CD format.

Conference Chairs:
Piek Vossen and Christiane Fellbaum

Local Organizing Committee Chair:

Key-Sun Choi (kschoics.kaist.ac.kr)
Dept. of Computer Science
Bank of Language Resources
Korea Terminology Research Center for Language & Knowledge Engineering (KAIST)

Program Committee
Eneko Agirre (Donostia, Spain)
Antonietta Alonge (Perugia, Italy)
Pushpak Bhattacharyya (Mumbai, India)
Bill Black (Manchester, England)
Paul Buitelaar (Saarbruecken, Germany)
Key-Sun Choi (KAIST, Korea)
Salvador Climent (Barcelona, Spain)
Bento Diaz (Sao Paolo, Brazil)
Christiane Fellbaum (Princeton, U.S.A./Berlin, Germany)
Julio Gonzalo (Madrid, Spain)
Ben Haskell (Princeton, U.S.A.)
Andreas Hotho (Kassel, Germany)
Chu Ren Huang (Taipei, Republic of China)
Adam Kilgarriff (England)
Claudia Kunze (Tuebingen, Germany)
Lothar Lemnitzer (Tuebingen, Germany)
Birte Loennecker (Hamburg , Germany)
Bernardo Magnini (Trento, Italy)
Toni Marti (Barcelona, Spain)
David Martinez (Donostia, Spain)
Rada Mihalcea (Texas, U.S.A.)
Karel Pala (Brno, Czech Republic)
Adam Pease (U.S.A.)
Ted Pedersen (Minnesota, U.S.A.)
German Rigau (Donostia, Spain)
Horacio Rodriguez (Barcelona, Spain
Sofia Stamou (Patras, Greece)
Mark Stevenson (Sheffield, England)
Dan Tufis (Bucarest, Romania)
Kadri Vider (Estonia)
Piek Vossen (Netherlands)
Shuly Wintner (Haifa, Israel)


Important dates:
07-2005 Deadline for paper submission
09-2005 Author notification
10-2005 Final Papers due
11-2005 Registration is open
01-2006 Conference
Message 2: 5th Language for Specific Purposes International Seminar
Date: 26-May-2005
From: Abdul Halim Abdul Raof < m-halimutm.my">lsputmyahoo.com, m-halimutm.my>
Subject: 5th Language for Specific Purposes International Seminar



Full Title: 5th Language for Specific Purposes International Seminar
Short Title: LSPUTM

Date: 13-Apr-2006 - 15-Apr-2006
Location: Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact Person: Abdul Halim Abdul Raof
Meeting Email: lsputmyahoo.com, m-halimutm.my

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Discourse
Analysis; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2005

Meeting Description:

Organized by the Department of Modern languages, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
Major strands of the seminar include English for Specific Purposes, LSP Teaching
& Teacher Training, Communication, Research Issues, and Language Consultancy.

Objectives:

1) To investigate LSP developments in teaching and teacher training,
professional needs, communication, research and language consultancy.

2) To provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, insights, research findings
and expertise among LSP practitioners.

3) To strengthen collaboration between institutions of higher learning and
corporate sectors and industries.

Presentation format - Papers, Workshops, Posters, Multimedia/Video
Presentations, Demonstrations, Post-grad Research Presentations, and Commercial
Presentations.

Abstract - Not more than 200 words indicating Objectives, Methodology, Scope,
Main Findings/Key Issues. Submission of Abstracts: 30 September 2005.
Notification of Acceptance: 31 October 2005. Submission of Full paper: 31
December 2005

Fees - USD 120 (early bird before 1 March 2006) USD 150 (1 March 2006 onwards)
USD 70 (Full Time Student, early bird) USD 80 (Full Time Student, regular)



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