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LINGUIST List 16.3139

Mon Oct 31 2005

Calls: Language Resources and Evaluation

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Nancy Ide, Language Resources and Evaluation


Message 1: Language Resources and Evaluation
Date: 31-Oct-2005
From: Nancy Ide <idecs.vassar.edu>
Subject: Language Resources and Evaluation



Full Title: Language Resources and Evaluation


Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jan-2007

LANGUAGE RESOURCES AND EVALUATION
Published by Springer

Editors-in-chief:
Nancy Ide, Department of Computer Science, Vassar College, USA
Nicoletta Calzolari, Isitiuto di Linguistica Computazionale, CNR, Italy

Language Resources and Evaluation is the first publication devoted to the
acquisition, creation, annotation, management, and use of language
resources, together with methods for their evaluation. Language resources
include language data and descriptions used to assist and augment language
processing applications, such as written or spoken corpora and lexica,
multimodal resources, grammars, terminology or domain specific databases
and dictionaries, ontologies, multimedia databases, etc., as well as tools
for their acquisition, preparation, annotation, management, customization,
and use. Evaluation of language resources involves assessment the
state-of-the-art for a given technology, comparison of approaches,
validation of results, benchmarking, and assessment of system usability and
user satisfaction.

The journal editors are soliciting submissions on any of the following topics:

- Methods, tools, and procedures for the creation and annotation of mono-
and multi-lingual language resources
- Methods for knowledge extraction and acquisition
- Guidelines, standards, models, and best practices
- Multimedia and multimodal language resources, and their integration
- Ontologies and knowledge representation
- Exploitation of language resources to enhance language processing
applications and sub-tasks
- Language resources in the context of the Semantic Web
- Language resources metadata
- Evaluation methodologies, protocols and measures
- Resources for benchmarking and evaluation, blackbox, glassbox and
diagnostic evaluation

Language Resources and Evaluation is the official journal of the European
Language Resources Association (ELRA), sponsor of the bi-annual LREC
conference.

For information, see http://www.springeronline.com/ (go to Linguistics >
Computational Linguistics) or contact the publisher:

Mrs. Jolanda Voogd, Associate Publishing Editor
Humanities Unit - Linguistics
Springer
P.O. Box 17, 3300 AA Dordrecht,
The Netherlands

Telephone: +31-(0)78 - 6576116 (direct)
Fax: +31-(0)78 - 6576350
E-mail: Jolanda.Voogdspringer-sbm.com




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