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LINGUIST List 18.428

Wed Feb 07 2007

Calls: General Linguistics/Austria; Applied Linguistics,Comp Ling/Spain

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        1.    Motomi Kajitani, 2nd Conference on Reduplication
        2.    Judith Sastre, 2007 NooJ Conference


Message 1: 2nd Conference on Reduplication
Date: 07-Feb-2007
From: Motomi Kajitani <motomi.kajitaniuni-graz.at>
Subject: 2nd Conference on Reduplication


Full Title: 2nd Conference on Reduplication

Date: 30-Sep-2007 - 03-Oct-2007
Location: Graz, Austria
Contact Person: Motomi Kajitani
Meeting Email: reduplicationuni-graz.at
Web Site: http://www-gewi.kfunigraz.ac.at/ling/veranst/redup2007/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Morphology;
Typology

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2007

Meeting Description:

The Graz Database on Reduplication project (University of Graz, Austria) invites
submissions of abstracts for the Second Graz Reduplication Conference, which
will be held from September 30 to October 3, 2007. The meeting aims to discuss
reduplication with a special focus on diachrony and productivity within a
typological perspective.

Abstract submission deadline: February 28, 2007


Submission of Abstracts:

Please submit an abstract following these guidelines:

1. in English
2. maximum of 3 pages
3. accompanied by the title of the paper
4. anonymous

Please email the abstract in plain text or PDF to reduplicationuni-graz.at. In
the body of the email text, please include the following:

1. title of the paper
2. author's name
3. author's affiliation
4. email address and other contact information

The abstract submission deadline is February 28, 2007. Notification of
acceptance will be emailed by March 31, 2007.


Invited Speakers:

Henning Andersen (University of California Los Angeles, USA)
Hans den Besten (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Nick Evans (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Larry Hyman (University of California Berkeley, USA)
Laurie Reid (University of Hawaii, USA)


Further Information:

Website: http://ling.uni-graz.at/reduplication (Click on ''Conference'')
Email: reduplicationuni-graz.at
Phone: +43 316 380 8281/8280
Fax: +43 316 380 9780


Organizers:

Bernhard Hurch, Veronika Mattes, Motomi Kajitani
Message 2: 2007 NooJ Conference
Date: 06-Feb-2007
From: Judith Sastre <lab.flexsemuab.es>
Subject: 2007 NooJ Conference



Full Title: 2007 NooJ Conference
Short Title: NooJ Conference

Date: 07-Jun-2007 - 09-Jun-2007
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact Person: Xavier Blanco
Meeting Email: lab.flexsemuab.es
Web Site: http://seneca.uab.es/jsastre

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 02-Mar-2007

Meeting Description:

NooJ is a linguistic development environment that includes tools to
construct and maintain large-coverage lexical resources, morphological and
syntactic grammars. Dictionaries and grammars are applied to texts in order
to locate morphological, lexical and syntactic patterns, remove ambiguities, tag
words, extract semantic entities, perform Automatic Machine Translation, etc.

NooJ can build lemmatized concordances of large texts from Finite-State
Automata and Transducers, Context-Free grammars and Recursive Transition
Networks, and can accordingly perform transformation operations on texts in
cascade to recursively annotate texts, which gives it the power of a Turing machine.

NooJ is based on the Object Oriented 'Component Programming' NET
framework. Its most exclusive characteristics are:

NooJ's linguistic engine uses an annotation system synchronized to the text,
that allows morphological, syntactic and semantic grammars to be applied to
texts without modifying the original text; this allows linguists to describe
various phenomena independently, and apply the corresponding grammars in cascade.

Its integration of its inflection & derivation engine into its syntactic
engine allows linguists to program Harris-type transformations.

NooJ includes processes texts and corpora in over 100+ file formats,
including all variants of UNICODE, ASCII, HTML, MS-OFFICE, etc.; its
linguistic engine is multilingual; it can import information from, and
export its annotations back to XML documents; NooJ command-line program
and direct Object Oriented API make it much easier to integrate any of its
functionalities into other applications, etc.

NooJ is used as a linguistic development platform, an information retrieval
system, a terminological extractor, as well as to teach linguistics and
computational linguistics.

To learn more about NooJ: www.nooj4nlp.net.

As in previous INTEX/NooJ conferences, this meeting will be the opportunity
for NooJ users, as well as other researchers interested in NLP, to meet and
to exchange their experience of development, research or teaching,
including computational morphology, lexicon and quantitative linguistics.
It will also be the occasion to present and discover the recent developments of
NooJ.

To submit a paper, please send a one-page abstract before March 2, 2007 to
lab.flexsemuab.es. The abstract, in French or in English, should contain the
title of the article, the name, institution, surface mail and electronic address
of each co-author.

All papers will be reviewed by the program committee. Authors will be
notified whether their papers are accepted or rejected by the end of April, 2007.
The timeslot is 30 minutes for presentations, including 5 minutes for discussion.

Further information on the conference: http://seneca.uab.es/jsastre

Program Committee:

- Marga Alonso Ramos (Universidad de la Coruña, Spain)
- Jorge Baptista (Univesidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal)
- Xavier Blanco (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
- Gisèle Chevalier (Université de Moncton, Canada)
- Anaid Donabedian, (INALCO, France)
- Annibale Elia (University of Salerne, Italy)
- Svetla Koeva (Sofia University, Bulgaria)
- Denis Lepesant (Université Lille 3, France)
- Joaquim Llisterri (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)
- Toni Martí (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
- Denis Maurel (Universite Francois Rabelais Tours, France )
- Jean Royauté (Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale de Marseille (LIF),
France)
- Max Silberztein (LASELDI, Université de Franche-Comté, France)
- Tamas Varadi (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary)
- Dusko Vitas (MATF, University of Belgrade, Serbia)

Organizers:

- Laboratoire FLexSem de l'Université Autonome de Barcelone
- LAboratoire de SEmioLinguistique, Didactique et Informatique
(LASELDI, Univ. de Franche-Comté), France
- Maison des Sciences de l'Homme Claude Ledoux, France

Registration fees:

Registration fees for the workshop are 50 euros for researchers, 25 euros
for students and 75 euros for other categories.

Further information on the conference: http://seneca.uab.es/jsastre

Contacts:

- lab.flexsemuab.es
- xavier.blancouab.es
- max.silberzteinuniv-fcomte.fr

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