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Thu Aug 27 2009
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Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society
Message 1: Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society
From: Charles Hall <charles.hallmemphis.edu>
Subject: Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society
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Full Title: Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society
Short Title: FLAIRS -- AI & SLL
Date: 19-May-2010 - 21-May-2010
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
Contact Person: Charles Hall
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://tinyurl.com/mcs663
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2009
AI and Second Language Learning, Special Track at the 23rd International FLAIRS Conference in cooperation with the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA May 19th- 21st, 2010
What is AI and Second Language Learning [AI & SSL]?
Second language learning refers to any natural language (e.g. English, Spanish, Hindi) that is learned by way of study. The AI & SSL track is particularly interested in how technology (e.g. software programs, packages, ITSs, or any computational device) facilitates or otherwise affects that learning.
Who might be interested?
Second language curriculum developers, materials developers, language schools, ITS creators, language teachers, commercial word processing developers, and language learners.
Call for Papers:
Due to strong demand and conflicts with Thanksgiving in the U.S., the deadline for the FLAIR-23 Conference has been extended:
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Papers and contributions are encouraged for any work that relates to second language learning, ESL/EFL/ESP, or related subjects to AI. Topics of interest may include (but are in no way limited to):
1. ITS Shells for ESP [English for Specific Purposes] Needs
2. Using AI for L2 Reading, Speaking, Writing, Listening, or Grammaring
3. AI and CBI [Content Based Instruction] in Language Learning
4. Diagnostics, Assessment, and AI
5. Moving beyond the Moodle: CMS for Language Learning
6. Corpus Linguistics, AI, and Global English
7. Intercultural Simulations with Avatars
8. Games that Teach and Learn
Leading papers will also be considered for publication as chapters in the forthcoming book: Applied Natural Language Processing and Content Analysis: Advances in Identification, Investigation, and Resolution
Types of Submission:
2-page papers for posters
6-page papers for talks
Paper submission deadline: December 01, 2009.
Notifications: January 22nd, 2010.
Camera ready version due: February 22, 2010
All accepted papers will be published as FLAIRS proceedings by the AAAI.
Submission Guidelines for the ANLP Track:
Papers must be submitted according to AAAI formatting guidelines. The papers should be original work (i.e., not submitted, in submission, or submitted to another conference while in review) and are due by November 23rd, 2009. Papers must be submitted as PDF through the EasyChair conference system (http://www.FLAIRS-23.info). Authors should indicate the special track of ANLP for submissions. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register, attend, and present the paper at FLAIRS.
Questions regarding the ANLP Special Track should be addressed to the track co-chairs:
Charles Hall, cehallmemphis.edu
Philip McCarthy, philmccarthy1gmail.com
Conference Web Sites:
Paper submission site: follow the link for submissions at http://www.FLAIRS-23.info
FLAIRS-2010 conference web page: http://www.flairs-23.info/
Florida AI Research Society (FLAIRS): http://www.flairs.com
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