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LINGUIST List 22.2003

Tue May 10 2011

Calls: Computational Ling/ Language Resources and Evaluation (Jrnl)

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        1.     Serge Sharoff , Language Resources and Evaluation

Message 1: Language Resources and Evaluation
Date: 10-May-2011
From: Serge Sharoff <s.sharoffleeds.ac.uk>
Subject: Language Resources and Evaluation
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Full Title: Language Resources and Evaluation


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

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2011

Call for Papers

Language Resources and Evaluation Journal

Special Issue on Resources and Tools for Language Learners

Guest Editors: Serge Sharoff, Sofie Johansson Kokkinakis, Claudia
Soria, Stefania Spina

Intention to submit: 11 June 2011
Submission of articles: 30 September 2011
Submission email: call.tools.resourcesgmail.com

Using corpora in language teaching stems back to the very beginning
of corpus research. The General Service List published by Michael
West in 1953 is one of the early examples of the usefulness of corpus
information for learning foreign languages. In this Special Issue of
the Language Resources and Evaluation Journal we would like to
collect submissions on the general topic of creating resources,
annotation schemes and computer-assisted tools for the task of
teaching and learning languages.

The indicative range of topics for this Special Issue includes:
- resources for developing learner dictionaries;
- Call tools for language learners and teachers;
- methods for measuring difficulty of texts for language learners;
- psycholinguistic resources reporting the activity of language learners, such as eye-
tracking, ERP, etc;
- methods for compiling and annotating corpora intended for language learners;
- designing specialised corpus resources for LSP;

The authors are invited to contact the editors first to express their
interest in submission with an extended abstract (up to 500 words) by
11 June 2011, with the full submitted version by the end of September.

Submission email: call.tools.resourcesgmail.com

The instructions for authors submitting to the Language Resources and Evaluation Journal
are available from:
http://www.springer.com/journal/10579

Important Dates:

Extended abstract with intention to submit: 11 June 2011
Submission of articles: 30 September 2011
Notification to authors: 23 December 2011
Resubmission of revised papers: 31 March 2012
Notification of acceptance: 30 June 2012
Final version of accepted papers: 30 September 2012

Guest Editors:

Serge Sharoff, University of Leeds, UK
Sofie Johansson Kokkinakis, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Claudia Soria, Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale 'Antonio Zampolli', Italy
Stefania Spina, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Italy



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