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LINGUIST List 20.1709

Sun May 03 2009

Calls: Computational Ling, Discipline of Ling, General Ling/Norway

Editor for this issue: Stephanie Morse <morselinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Janne Bondi Johannessen, Workshop on Research Infrastructure for Linguistic Variation

Message 1: Workshop on Research Infrastructure for Linguistic Variation
Date: 02-May-2009
From: Janne Bondi Johannessen <jannebjiln.uio.no>
Subject: Workshop on Research Infrastructure for Linguistic Variation
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Full Title: Workshop on Research Infrastructure for Linguistic Variation
Short Title: RILIVS

Date: 17-Sep-2009 - 18-Sep-2009
Location: Oslo, Norway
Contact Person: Janne Bondi Johannessen Anders Nøklestad
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://omilia.uio.no/rilivs/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-May-2009

Meeting Description:

The RILIVS initiative will arrange its first open workshop on language infrastructure this autumn.

Confirmed invited speakers:

Hans-Jörg Bibiko (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig)
Steven Krauwer (ELSNET / CLARIN / Utrecht University)
Anke Lüdeling (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Bert Vaux (University of Cambridge)

Confirmed local speakers:
Janne Bondi Johannessen (University of Oslo)
Christian-Emil Ore (University of Oslo)

The workshop will take place at the University of Oslo, on the 17th and 18th of September 2009.

Local organising committee:

Janne Bondi Johannessen (chair, Professor of Language Technology and Linguistics)
Karl-Gunnar Johansson (Associate Professor of Old Norse)
Oddrun Grønvik (Chief Editor of Norsk Ordbok)
Anders Nøklestad (Language Engineer)

The workshop is part of a series of explorative workshops financed by NOS-HS under the heading:

'Research Infrastructure for Linguistic Variation Studies' (RILIVS). RILiVS is based on the networks Scandinavian Dialect Syntax (ScanDiaSyn), Nordic Centre of Excellence in Microcomparative Syntax (NORMS) plus the Medieval Nordic Text Archive (Menota), SweDia 2000, and a newly established network for the documentation of Saami languages led from the University of Tromsø. The RILiVS collaboration is chaired by Dr. Øystein A. Vangsnes (University of Tromsø).

We invite papers on the following topics, within the general area of language variation:

Language maps /cartography
Corpus search interfaces and results handling
Annotation (for grammar as well as for metadata)
Standardization (fonts)

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 20th of May 2009.

Abstracts should be sent to: jannebjiln.uio.no.

Selected, reviewed papers will be published in the Oslo Studies of Language series.

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