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LINGUIST List 16.3465

Mon Dec 05 2005

Calls: General Ling/USA;General Ling/Germany

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Uri Tadmor, The 10th International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics
        2.    Juliane Fluck, Second International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine


Message 1: The 10th International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics
Date: 05-Dec-2005
From: Uri Tadmor <uricbn.net.id>
Subject: The 10th International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics



Full Title: The 10th International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics
Short Title: ISMIL 10

Date: 21-Apr-2006 - 23-Apr-2006
Location: Newark, Delaware, USA
Contact Person: Uri Tadmor
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://email.eva.mpg.de/~gil/ismil/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Indonesian; Malay

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2005

Meeting Description:

ISMIL is an annual event whose goal is the advancement of scholarship in Malay/Indonesian Linguistics, through the bringing together of linguists from Malay and Indonesian speaking countries and their colleagues in other parts of the world.

FINAL CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Tenth INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MALAY/INDONESIAN LINGUISTICS
(ISMIL 10)

21-23 April 2006
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware, USA

Papers presented at ISMIL are concerned with the Malay/Indonesian language in any of its varieties. In addition to standardized varieties of Bahasa Melayu and Bahasa Indonesia, papers are particularly welcome dealing with non-canonical isolects such as regional dialects and contact varieties, as well as closely related Malayic languages. Papers may be in any of the subfields of linguistics, and may represent variegated approaches and diverse theoretical persuasions. Presentations at ISMIL are delivered in English.

Persons wishing to present a paper at the symposium are invited to submit a one-page electronic abstract (preferably in pdf format) to Uri Tadmor at the following address:

uri at cbn.net.id (replace '' at '' with '''')

Deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 December 2005.

For more information:

http://email.eva.mpg.de/~gil/ismil/

Co-sponsors:

University of Delaware
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Association for Linguistic Typology

Co-organizers:

Peter Cole, University of Delaware
David Gil, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Uri Tadmor, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology



Message 2: Second International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine
Date: 05-Dec-2005
From: Juliane Fluck <juliane.fluckscai.fhg.de>
Subject: Second International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine



Full Title: Second International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine
Short Title: SMBM

Date: 09-Apr-2006 - 12-Apr-2006
Location: Jena, Germany
Contact Person: Sophia Ananiadou
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://supreme.coling.uni-jena.de/content/blogcategory/32/103/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

The second symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine is organised by the EU Network of Excellence Semantic Mining
http://www.semanticmining.org/
and the Jena University Language and Information Engineering Laboratory. The aim of this symposium is to bring together the communities of molecular biology and genomics, chemo-informatics and pharma-informatics, text and data mining for biomedicine, medical informatics, and biological ontology design and engineering.

The vast amount of biological and biomedical data found in scientific literature is a challenge for the scientist working in these rapidly growing areas. In order to facilitate knowledge discovery in biomedicine there is a need for approaches which harvest and integrate information from text, biological databases, ontologies and terminological resources. Semantic mining relies on the existence and sharing of large scale terminological and ontological resources such as Gene Ontology, Swiss-Prot, UMLS, Mesh etc. which are then combined with text mining and NLP techniques. Equally, the existence of semantically annotated corpora for testing and training are of paramount importance for efficient semantic mining based on NLP techniques.

Topics of interest include (but not limited to):
- Text mining
- Information extraction
- Information retrieval
- Ontology design
- Terminology processing
- Evaluation techniques and standards
- Integration of text and data mining
- Annotation schemes for biomedical text mining
- Text mining for ontology and terminology building
Submission guidelines

Submissions must be electronic in PDF, should follow the two-column format of ACL proceedings (11pt Times-Roman font) and should not exceed eight (8) pages, including references. The formatting instructions for the proceedings version are described in the example documents in http://eacl06.itc.it/submission/submission.htm. Please use either the LaTeX style files or the Microsoft word equivalents. Note also that as reviewing will be blind, the paper submissions must not include the authors' names and affiliations.

Electronic submissions should be sent no later than the 15th January 2006 to Dr Sophia Ananiadou.
Email: Sophia.Ananiadoumanchester.ac.uk

All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings and online at CEUR
(http://ceur-ws.org)

Important dates
Submission deadline: 15 January 2006
Notification of accepted papers: 1 March 2006 Deadline for camera ready copies: 20 March 2006

Programme Committee

Chair:
- Sophia Ananiadou (University of Manchester & National Centre for Text Mining, UK)
- Juliane Fluck (SCAI, Fraunhofer, Germany)

Members of the programme committee:
- Olivier Bodenreider (National Network of Libraries of Medicine, USA)
- Anita Burgun (University of Rennes, France)
- Kevin Cohen (Center for Computational Pharmacology USA)
- Carol Friedman (Columbia University, USA)
- Su Jian (Natural Language Synergy Lab, Singapore)
- Lynette Hirschman (MITRE, USA)
- Ryan McDonald (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
- Adeline Nazarenko (Universite Paris-Nord, France)
- Goran Nenadic (University of Manchester, UK)
- Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann (EBI, UK)
- Jasmin Saric (European Media Lab, Germany)
- Adrian Shepherd (Birkbeck University of London, UK)
- Robert Stevens (University of Manchester, UK)
- Yoshimasa Tsuruoka (University of Tokyo, Japan)
- Alfonso Valencia (National Centre for Biotechnology, Spain)
- Bonnie Webber (University of Edinburgh, UK)





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