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LINGUIST List 20.1661

Thu Apr 30 2009

Calls: Computational Linguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics/Germany

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        1.    Hans-Christian Schmitz, Usability Aspects of Hypermedia Systems

Message 1: Usability Aspects of Hypermedia Systems
Date: 29-Apr-2009
From: Hans-Christian Schmitz <hans-christian.schmitzfit.fraunhofer.de>
Subject: Usability Aspects of Hypermedia Systems
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Full Title: Usability Aspects of Hypermedia Systems

Date: 01-Oct-2009 - 01-Oct-2009
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Contact Person: Hans-Christian Schmitz
Meeting Email: hans-christian.schmitzfit.fraunhofer.de
Web Site: http://hypermedia.ids-mannheim.de/gscl-ak/workshop09en.html

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

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2009

Meeting Description:

The workshop is organized as part of this year's Conference of the German
Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (GSCL), hosted by
the Applied Computational Linguistics group in the Department of Linguistics at
Potsdam University. The GLDV Working Group on Hypermedia is offering a one-day
workshop dedicated to usability aspects for hypermedia systems and applications
in the E-Humanities (corpus retrieval frontends, web information systems,
community grids etc.).

Since Jakob Nielsen pointed out the main criteria for user-friendly hypermedia
systems - easy to learn, efficient to use, easy to remember, few errors,
pleasant to use - in the mid-nineties, usability research is engaged in the
statistical investigation and empiric validation of ranking methods. One goal is
the improvement of usability on the internet, currently focusing on up-to-date
topics like Web 2.0 and multimodal interfaces.

The goal of this workshop is to create a forum for researchers and practitioners
interested in hypermedia systems in the context of natural language processing.
By offering paper presentations (30 min.) and discussion panels, we hope to
stimulate and facilitate an active exchange on unique and interdisciplinary
ideas, practices, and methods.

Program Committee:
- Dorothea Kugelmeier, Fraunhofer FIT.ICON Usability Lab
- Dr. Hans-Christian Schmitz, Fraunhofer FIT.ICON
- Dr. Roman Schneider, IDS Mannheim
- Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schröder, Universität Duisburg-Essen
- Prof. Dr. Angelika Storrer, Universität Dortmund
- Dr. Heinz J. Weber, Universität Trier

Organization Committee:
- Dr. Hans-Christian Schmitz, Fraunhofer FIT.ICON
E-Mail: hans-christian.schmitzfit.fraunhofer.de
- Dr. Roman Schneider, Institut für Deutsche Sprache (IDS) Mannheim
E-Mail: schneiderids-mannheim.de
- Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schröder, Universität Duisburg-Essen
E-Mail: bernhard.schroederuni-due.de

Call for Papers

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:
- Web design and usability in the E-Humanities: Context,
productivity/performance, and acceptance
- (Multimodal) reception research: Methods and test procedures
- Visualization, navigation, and orientation in complex information systems
- Interactive and collaborative aspects of hypermedia systems
- Standards and guidelines on software ergonomics, user-oriented design, and
accessibility.

The workshop features English or German paper presentations and extended demos.
Authors are invited to send abstracts which may not exceed two pages of text.
All submissions will be peerreviewed (please place author's name and affiliation
on a separate page for anonymous review). The final papers are limited to 12
pages, including figures and literature. They will appear in a special issue of
'SDV - Sprache und Datenverarbeitung/International Journal for Language Data
Processing'.

Important Dates:
- Submission of abstracts: June 30th, 2009
- Notification of acceptance: July 31st, 2009
- Final paper submission: September 4th, 2009

Websites:
- Workshop Homepage: http://hypermedia.ids-mannheim.de/gscl-ak/workshop09en.html
- Main Conference Homepage: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/acl-lab/gscl09/
- GSCL Working Group on Hypermedia: http://hypermedia.ids-mannheim.de/gscl-ak/
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