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LINGUIST List 18.1394

Tue May 08 2007

Calls: General Ling/UK; Computational Ling,Semantics/South Korea

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Karen Ludke, Music, Language and Movement
        2.    Paul Buitelaar, From Text to Knowledge: The Lexicon/Ontology Interface


Message 1: Music, Language and Movement
Date: 08-May-2007
From: Karen Ludke <k.ludkesms.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Music, Language and Movement


Full Title: Music, Language and Movement

Date: 06-Aug-2007 - 10-Aug-2007
Location: Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Katie Overy
Meeting Email: k.overyed.ac.uk
Web Site: http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/Research/imhsd/SummerWorkshop2007/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 18-May-2007

Meeting Description:

The Institute for Music in Human and Social Development (IMHSD), in
collaboration with Queen's University, Canada and the International Study Centre
at Herstmonceux Castle, invites proposals for an interdisciplinary summer
workshop on the topic of Music, Language and Movement. The aim of the meeting is
to consider the interaction between these different forms of human communication
and artistic expression. The meeting will include lectures, discussions,
workshops and performances and will take place in the beautiful environment of
Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex.

Deadline for proposals: Friday 18th May 2007

Five student scholarships will be offered. For further details, please visit the
workshop website:
http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/Research/imhsd/SummerWorkshop2007
or contact Katie Overy at k.overyed.ac.uk
Message 2: From Text to Knowledge: The Lexicon/Ontology Interface
Date: 08-May-2007
From: Paul Buitelaar <paulbdfki.de>
Subject: From Text to Knowledge: The Lexicon/Ontology Interface



Full Title: From Text to Knowledge: The Lexicon/Ontology Interface
Short Title: OntoLex07

Date: 11-Nov-2007 - 11-Nov-2007
Location: Busan, Korea, South
Contact Person: Paul Buitelaar
Meeting Email: paulbdfki.de
Web Site: http://olp.dfki.de/OntoLex07/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2007

Meeting Description:

The OntoLex workshop series is concerned with the interface between knowledge
representation in ontologies and the representation and use of linguistic
knowledge as encoded in (multilingual) lexicons. Previous OntoLex workshops were
held in Sozopol (2000), Las Palmas (2002), Lisboa (2004), Jeju (2005), Genoa
(2006). The extraction of ontology elements from textual data is a pre-requisite
for many Semantic Web applications. Hence the interface between ontologies
(describing objects in a domain) and the lexicon (describing the linguistic
features of terms that refer to such objects) is becoming increasingly important.

1st Call for Papers for OntoLex07 - From Text to Knowledge: The Lexicon/Ontology
Interface
Workshop at ISWC07 (6th International Semantic Web Conference)

http://olp.dfki.de/OntoLex07/

November 11th, 2007
Busan, South-Korea

Endorsed By ACL SIGSEM (http://www.aclweb.org/sigsem) and the NEON project
(http://www.neon-project.org/)

We invite submission of papers on the following topics in this interdisciplinary
research area:

The lexicon/ontology interface
- Design principles for the integrated representation of lexical and ontological
knowledge
- The lexicon/ontology interface in multilingual and cross-cultural aspects of
ontologies

The lexicon in Semantic Web applications
- The role of (multilingual) lexicons in knowledge markup and ontology
population, i.e. in ontology-based information extraction from text
- Lexical aspects in ontology learning from text, i.e. in (multilingual) term
extraction, relation extraction, etc.
- Lexical approaches to ontology matching, i.e. in the extraction,
representation and use of synonyms for mapping between class/property labels
- Reengineering lexicons as ontologies, e.g. porting wordnets and framenets to
the Semantic Web

Ontologies in knowledge-based Natural Language Processing
- Ontological constraints on lexicon development for knowledge-based NLP
- Ontologies as resources for NLP-based tasks (question answering, document
classification, text mining, expert search, etc.)

Important Dates
August 1, 2007: Submission Deadline
September 1, 2007: Notification
October 1, 2007: Camera-ready Version
November 11, 2007: Workshop

Submission
Papers must be in English, not exceed 10 pages and should be formatted in LNCS
style (Springer format for Lecture Notes in Computer Science series). For
complete details, see Springer's Author Instructions (http://www.springer.com).
Papers must be submitted electronically through the conference submission site
(http://iswc2007.semanticweb.org)

Organizing Committee
Paul Buitelaar, Competence Center Semantic Web - DFKI, Germany
Key-Sun Choi, Semantic Web Research Center - KAIST, South-Korea
Aldo Gangemi, Laboratory for Applied Ontology - CNR, Italy
Chu-Ren Huang, Institute of Linguistics - Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Alessandro Oltramari, Cogito S.r.l., Italy

Program Committee
Timothy Baldwin, University of Melbourne, Australia
John Bateman, University of Bremen, Germany
Philipp Cimiano, Karlsruhe University, Germany
Nigel Collier, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Shu-Kai Hsieh, National I-Lan University, Taiwan
Asanee Kawtrakul, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Atanas Kiryakov, Ontotext, Bulgaria
Kiyong Lee, Korea University, South-Korea
Alessandro Lenci, University of Pisa, Italy
Sujian Li, Peking University, China
Martha Palmer, University of Colorado, USA
Robert Porzel, University of Bremen, Germany
Laurent Prévot, University of Toulouse, France
Lu Qin, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Kiril Simov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Armando Stellato, University of Rome, Italy
Tokunaga Takenobu, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Jun Ichi Tsuji, Tokyo University, Japan
Paola Velardi, University of Rome, Italy
Johanna Voelker, Karlsruhe University, Germany
Chris Welty, IBM, USA

Workshop Registration
All workshop participants must register for ISWC 2007



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