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LINGUIST List 21.4189

Thu Oct 21 2010

Calls: Comp Ling, Semantics, Syntax/Croatia

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        1.     Kristina Vuckovic , NooJ 2011

Message 1: NooJ 2011
Date: 20-Oct-2010
From: Kristina Vuckovic <kvuckoviffzg.hr>
Subject: NooJ 2011
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Full Title: NooJ 2011
Short Title: NooJ 2011

Date: 13-Jun-2011 - 15-Jun-2011
Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Contact Person: Kristina Vuckovic
Meeting Email: nooj2011ffzg.hr
Web Site: http://lt.ffzg.hr/nooj2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 17-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Zagreb
(FFZG), Croatian Language Technologies Society (HDJT) the Laboratoire
de Sémio-Linguistique et Didactique (LASELDI) of the University Franche-
Comté and the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme et de l'Environnement
Ledoux organize the 2011 NooJ Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia from 13-
15 June, 2011.

NooJ is both a corpus processing tool and a linguistic development
environment: it allows linguists to formalize several levels of linguistic
phenomena: orthography and spelling; lexicons of simple words; multiword
units and frozen expressions; inflectional, derivational and productive
morphology; local, structural syntax and transformational syntax. For each
of these levels NooJ provides linguists with one or more formal tools
specifically designed to facilitate the description of each phenomenon, as
well as parsing tools designed to be as computationally efficient as possible.
This approach distinguishes NooJ from most computational linguistic tools,
which provide a single formalism that could describe every linguistic
phenomena. As a corpus processing tool, NooJ allows users to apply
sophisticated linguistic queries to large corpora in order to build indices and
concordances, annotate texts automatically, perform statistical analyses,
etc.

NooJ is freely available and linguistic modules can already be freely
downloaded for Acadian, Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese,
Croatian, French, English, German, Hebrew, Greek, Hungarian, Italian,
Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish. A dozen other modules are under
construction.


The conference intends to:
-give NooJ users and researchers in Linguistics and in Computational
Linguistics the opportunity to meet and share their experience as
developers, researchers and teachers;
-present to NooJ users the latest linguistic resources and NLP
applications developed for/with NooJ, its latest functionalities, as well as its
future developments;
-offer researchers and graduate students two tutorials (one basic and one
advanced) to help them parse corpora and build NLP applications using
NooJ.
-provide the occasion to present and discover the recent developments of
NooJ itself (v3.0).

Topics of interest:

-Semantic analysis
-Syntactic analysis
-Lexical analysis
-Linguistic resources
-Dictionaries

Call For Papers

Submission:

We invite the submission of papers until 17 January 2011 in English. The
abstracts should contain the title, name, institution and email of the
author(s). Abstracts should not exceed one page (between 400 and 600
words) and should be submitted through the Conference web page
http://lt.ffzg.hr/nooj2011/. All proposals will be reviewed by the scientific
committee and authors will be given notice of acceptance of their papers no
later than 15 March 2011.

Further information about the conference could be found at
http://lt.ffzg.hr/nooj2011/. You can also contact the organizing committee at
nooj2011ffzg.hr .


Important dates:
Abstract submission: 17 January 2011
Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2011
Registration: until 15 April 2011
Conference dates: 13-15 June, 2011


Scientific Committee:
- Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou (MIRACL, ISIM-Sfax, Tunisia)
- Bo?o Bekavac (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
- Yaakov Bentolila (Ben-Gurion University, Israel)
- Xavier Blanco (University Autonomous Barcelona, Spain)
- Krzysztof Bogacki (University of Warsaw, Poland)
- Gisele Chevalier (University of Moncton, Canada)
- Anaid Donabédian (INALCO, Paris)
- Zdravko Dovedan (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
- Chantal Enguehard (LINA, UMR CNRS 6241, France)
- Zoé Gavriilidou (Democritus University of Thrace, Greece)
- Svetla Koeva (Sofia University, Bulgaria)
- Denis Le Pesant (University Paris 10, France)
- Peter Machonis (Florida International University, USA)
- Slim Mesfar (ISI-Tunis, Tunisia)
- Claude Montacié (Université Paris 4, France)
- Odile Piton (University Paris 1, France)
- Max Silberztein (University of Franche-Comté, France)
- Marko Tadi? (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
- Tamás Váradi, (Budapest Academy of Sciences, Hungary)
- Simona Vietri (University of Salerne, Italy)
- Du?ko Vitas (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
- Kristina Vu?kovi? (University of Zagreb, Croatia)


Organizing Committee:
- ?eljko Agi? (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
- Bo?o Bekavac (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
- Marko Tadi? (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
- Kristina Vu?kovi? (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
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