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LINGUIST List 18.569

Wed Feb 21 2007

Calls: Cognitive Science,Comp Ling/Portugal; Gen Ling/Canada

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


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        1.    Michael Zock, Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science
        2.    Michelle St-Amour, McGill's Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergrads


Message 1: Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science
Date: 19-Feb-2007
From: Michael Zock <zockfree.fr>
Subject: Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science



Full Title: Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science
Short Title: NLPCS

Date: 12-Jun-2007 - 13-Jun-2007
Location: Funchal - Madeira, Portugal
Contact Person: Bernadette Sharp
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.iceis.org/workshops_list.htm#NLPCS

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-Mar-2007

Meeting Description:

Deadline extension of the '4th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science' (NLPCS-2007, 12-13 June 2007, Funchal-Madeira, Portugal)

http://www.iceis.org/workshops_list.htm#NLPCS
or, for more details http://www.iceis.org/workshops/nlpcs/nlpcs2007-cfp.html

The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for researchers working on 'natural language' within the 'cognitive science' paradigm. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to

- Computational Models of NLP
- Cognitive and Psychological Models of NLP
- Evolutionary NLP - Situated (embodied) NLP
- Multimodality in speech / text processing
- Text Summarization and Information Extraction
- Natural Language Interfaces and Dialogue Systems
- Multi-Lingual Processing
- Pragmatics and NLP
- Speech Processing
- Tools and Resources in NLP
- Ontologies
- Text Mining
- Electronic Dictionaries
- Evaluation of NLP Systems

These topics can be addressed from any of the following perspectives: full automation (traditional NLP or HLT), semi-automated processing, i.e. machine-mediated processing (the program assisting people in their tasks), simulation of the human cognitive process.

Plenary speaker: Yorick Wilks

Organizers

Bernadette Sharp (B.Sharpstaffs.ac.uk)
& Michael Zock (michael.zocklif.univ-mrs.fr)

Final Call for Papers

Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science (NLPCS-
2007) 12-13 June 2007, Funchal-Madeira, Portugal

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission - March 5, 2007
Author Notification - April 3, 2007
Final camera ready submission - April 16, 2007
Registration - April 16, 2007
Workshop dates - June 12-13, 2007

Submission

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers for oral presentation in
any of the areas listed above. Only full papers in English will be accepted,
and the length of the paper should not exceed 10 pages (5000 words).
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex format) are
available at the ICEIS web site. Postscript/RTF versions of the manuscript
should be submitted through the ICEIS web-based paper submission
procedure (http://www.iceis.org/paper_submission.htm).

E-mail for paper submission questions, proceedings and registrations:
workshopsiceis.org

Format

The workshop will comprise an invited talk by Yorick Wilks and oral presentations of accepted papers having gone through a double peer review process. The proceedings of the workshop will be published in the form of a book and as CD-ROM.

Workshop Location

The workshop will take place in Funchal (Madeira - Portugal) in conjunction with the International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS, http://www.iceis.org), organized by the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC).



Message 2: McGill's Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergrads
Date: 19-Feb-2007
From: Michelle St-Amour <michelle.st-amourmail.mcgill.ca>
Subject: McGill's Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergrads



Full Title: McGill's Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergrads
Short Title: McCCLU

Date: 23-Mar-2007 - 25-Mar-2007
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Contact Person: Michelle St-Amour
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://mccclu.ca

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 26-Feb-2007

Meeting Description:

SLUM, the Society of Linguistics Undergraduates of McGill, is hosting the first annual McGill's Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates (McCCLU).

L'Association étudiante de linguistique à l'Université McGill vous présente son premier Colloque Canadien de Linguistique au Premier Cycle à McGill.

The Society of Linguistics Undergraduates of McGill (SLUM) is currently accepting submissions for the 1st Annual McGill Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates (McCCLU). Due to popular interest, McCCLU will now be accepting abstracts from undergraduate students studying at any Canadian, American, or international university. Interested students are encouraged to submit an abstract, in English or in French, for a 20-minute talk with a 10-minute question period on any topic pertaining to linguistics. Students whose abstracts are not accepted as talks may be given the opportunity to display their work at a poster session (details to be provided). Abstracts should be maximum one-page in length and should be submitted online to abstractsmccclu.ca by Monday February 26th.

L'Association étudiante de linguistique à l'Université McGill accepte maintenant des propositions de communication pour le premier Colloque Canadien de Linguistique au Premier Cycle à McGill (McCCLU). Dû à l'intérêt populaire, nous acceptons maintenant des propositions de communication de la part d'étudiants de premier cycle en provenance de n'importe qu'elle université canadienne, américaine ou internationale. Les étudiants intéressés sont encouragés à envoyer une proposition de communication, en français ou en anglais, pour une présentation de 20 minutes avec une période de discussion de 10 minutes sur n'importe quel sujet en linguistique. Les étudiants dont les propositions de communication ne seront pas acceptées en tant que présentations pourront éventuellement avoir l'opportunité de présenter leur recherche lors d'une session 'poster' (détails à venir). Les propositions de communication, qui ne doivent pas dépasser une page, doivent être envoyées à l'adresse suivante: abstractsmccclu.ca avant le lundi 26 février.



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