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Mon Feb 25 2008

Calls: General Ling/Georgia; Computational Ling, Semantics/Sweden

Editor for this issue: F. Okki Kurniawan <okkilinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Lali Ezugbaia, 2nd International Symposium of Linguists
        2.    Pythagoras Karampiperis, 1st Int. Workshop on Describing Medical Web Resources


Message 1: 2nd International Symposium of Linguists
Date: 24-Feb-2008
From: Lali Ezugbaia <lezugbaiayahoo.com>
Subject: 2nd International Symposium of Linguists
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Full Title: 2nd International Symposium of Linguists

Date: 09-Oct-2008 - 11-Oct-2008
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Contact Person: Mariam Manjgaladze
Meeting Email: mmanjgaladzeyahoo.com
Web Site: http://ice.ge/english.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-Jun-2008

Meeting Description:

2nd International Symposium of Linguists
'Ibero-Caucasian Linguistics: Legacy and Perspectives'

Call for Papers

The working languages of the symposium are: Georgian, Russian, English. English
versions must be added to Georgian and Russian thesis.

The size of the thesis for the symposium must not be more than 2 printed pages
(500 words). Technical conditions: an editor of the text - Microsoft Word;
Georgian type-face - Acadnusx; English and Russian fonts - Times New Roman;
format- A4; size of type - 11. In the case of using special symbols, please send
the relevant type-face. Pages are not numbered; examples - in italics, underline
- bold, indication to a source - [Chikobava, 1941, 23]; personal identity of an
author - upper left corner.

The last term of receiving thesis is 5th June, 2008. Please, send your thesis to
this address: symposiumice.ge

Time Limit:
Plenary meeting report - 25 minutes.
Sectional meeting report - 15 minutes.
Information - 7 minutes.
Discussion - 5-7 minutes.

Cultural activities (excursions in Old Tbilisi and Mtskheta) are planned for
participants.

An organizational committee will make a decision on taking the thesis in the
symposium programme. You will be informed on accepting your thesis in written
form not late than 30th June, 2008. An organizational committee will provide you
with visa paperwork.

A registration fee is appointed for preparing materials of the symposium:
for foreigners - 50 euro;
for participants from CIS - 20 euro;
for Georgian researchers - 30 laries.
Foreign participants of the symposium will pay the registration fee after arriving.

A person interested in participating, please fill out the form on our website.

Please, for additional information connect to:
Mariam Manjgaladze: e-mail: maiaice.ge; mmanjgaladzevahoo.com.
Tel: +995 99 99 41, 899 105 140;
Konstantine Kakitadze: koteice.ge; kakitaposta.ge
Tel: +995 93 46 78; 895 333 735.
Message 2: 1st Int. Workshop on Describing Medical Web Resources
Date: 24-Feb-2008
From: Pythagoras Karampiperis <pythkiit.demokritos.gr>
Subject: 1st Int. Workshop on Describing Medical Web Resources
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Full Title: 1st Int. Workshop on Describing Medical Web Resources
Short Title: DrMEDMIE 2008

Date: 25-May-2008 - 28-May-2008
Location: Goteborg, Sweden
Contact Person: Vangelis Karkaletsis
Meeting Email: vangelisiit.demokritos.gr
Web Site: http://www.medieq.org/drmed2008/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 11-Apr-2008

Meeting Description:

The number of health information web resources is increasing day by day. The
content of these resources is very variable and difficult to assess.
Furthermore, the number of people searching for health-related information is
also increasing. The development of tools to support the process of describing
the content of medical web resources with meta-data that facilitate their
retrieval, and with quality labels by certified authorities, is crucial for the
delivery of content of better quality to health information consumers.

The DRMed workshop at MIE 2008 aims at providing a focused international forum
for researchers, developers and labeling organizations to present the scope of
the problem, discuss the potential of semantic web technologies and outline
promising future research directions.

Call for Papers

DrMEDMIE 2008

1st International Workshop on Describing Medical Web Resources
http://www.medieq.org/drmed2008/

The workshop is organized as part of the 21st International Congress of the
European Federation for Medical Informatics (MIE-2008), May 25-28, 2008,
Goteborg Sweden

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Knowledge representation and management technologies (e.g. OWL, RDF,
Annotation Schemas, etc.) that enable the creation of machine-processable
descriptions of medical web resources, either by experts of simple users.
- Challenges related to content collection and information extraction techniques
that allow the retrieval of unclassified/unlabeled web resources or the
continuous monitoring of already classified/labeled ones.
- Applications of Medical Web Content Accreditation, utilizing Semantic Web
technologies/tools.

Important Dates:
Submissions due: April 11, 2008
Notification of Acceptance: April 23, 2008
Final Articles due: May 8, 2008
Early Bird Registration due: March 30, 2008
Workshop: to be announced

Participation and Paper Submission:
The language of the conference will be English and we invite research
papers, work-in-progress papers, and position papers. All submissions
will be reviewed by an international programme committee.

Submissions should follow the style described in the DrMEDMIE 2008
Author Guidelines and be up to 6 pages in length, including title,
author, names, abstract, and body.

DrMEDMIE 2008 Author Guidelines can be found here:
http://www.medieq.org/drmed2008/guidelines

Papers have to be submitted via email at: drmed2008iit.demokritos.gr

Workshop proceedings will be prepared in paper and on CD-ROM. Each
participant will receive a hardcopy of DrMED 2008 proceedings.
Workshop authors will maintain the copyrights of their papers, but
will be required to sign a form allowing the local organizers to
include their paper in the workshop's proceedings. The possibility
of a journal special issue based on the workshop proceedings will
be discussed during the workshop.

Registration:
Workshop attendants are required to register to the main conference
and to the workshop. At least one author of each accepted workshop
paper is required to register by the camera-ready submission deadline.

Registration will be done through the MIE 2008 registration site,
http://www.mie2008.org/

Workshop Organizers:
Karkaletsis V., NCSR ''Demokritos'', Greece
Kokkinakis D., Goteborg University, Sweden
Svatek V., University of Economics, Czech Republic
Mayer M.A., Web Medica Acreditada, Spain
Gonzales D.V., Agency for Quality in Medicine, Germany
Ruch P., University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland

Programme Committee:
Amigo E., Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia,Madrid, Spain
Dalianis H., Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, Sweden
Declerck T., DFKI GmbH, Germany
Gonzales D.V., Agency for Quality in Medicine, Germany
Karampiperis P., NCSR ''Demokritos'', Greece
Karkaletsis V., NCSR ''Demokritos'', Greece
Kokkinakis D., Goteborg University, Sweden
Mayer M.A., Web Medica Acreditada, Spain
Polla M., Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Ruch P., University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
Svatek V., University of Economics, Czech Republic
Zweigenbaum P., LIMSI - CNRS, France

for updated list of Programme Committee Members, visit the DRMEDMIE 2008 Web
Site (http://www.medieq.org/drmed2008/)



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