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LINGUIST List 23.3227

Mon Jul 30 2012

Calls: Computational Ling, Text/Corpus Ling, Ling Theories, Pragmatics/France

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 29-Jul-2012
From: Andre Wlodarczyk <andre.wlodarczykparis-sorbonne.fr>
Subject: MIC Sorbonne 2012 - New Standards for Language Studies
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Full Title: MIC Sorbonne 2012 - New Standards for Language Studies
Short Title: MIC Sorbonne 2012

Date: 15-Nov-2012 - 16-Nov-2012
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Andre Wlodarczyk
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://celta.paris-sorbonne.fr/CELTA-colloques/MIC-Sorbonne-2012/MIC2012-CallPapers.html

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

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

MIC Sorbonne 2012
New Standards for Language Studies
3rd International Interdisciplinary Workshop
Paris, November, 15-16, 2012

We are pleased to announce an international interdisciplinary workshop to be held at Paris-Sorbonne University on November 15 and 16, 2012. The symposium is for the discussion of the Interactive Linguistics methods jointly with the Associative Semantics (AS) and Meta-Informative Centering Theory (MIC) currently developed at CELTA (Centre de Linguistique Théorique et Appliquée).

The 3rd Workshop aims at discussing foundational issues of language studies introducing interactive methods which are step by step being derived from research in the AI domain, especially Knowledge Discovery from Databases (KDD) and diverse programming paradigms.

Keywords: information - semantic roles - meta-information - attention-driven centring of utterance - subjecthood and topicality - predication - context - speech acts - modularity - multi-agent systems - distributed systems.

For further information, please visit the CELTA website pages:


Scientific Committee:

Chair: André Wlodarczyk (Université Lille 3 & Paris-Sorbonne - CELTA, France)


Olivier Azam (ENS Paris - CELTA, France)
Dirk Geeraerts (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Yasunari Harada (Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan)
Radosław Katarzyniak (Wrocław University of Technology, Poland)
Istvan Kecskés (New York State University, Albany)
Ana E. Martínez-Insua (University of Vigo, Spain)
Nakashima Hideyuki (University Future, Hakodate, Japan)
Maciej Piasecki (Wrocław University of Technology, Poland)
Uta Priss (Ostfalia Universiy of Applied Sciences, Wolfenbüttel, Germany)
Franz Stachowiak (Charles Sturt University Albury, Australia)
Hélène Wlodarczyk (Paris-Sorbonne - Celta, France)

Organising Committee (CELTA):

Chair: Hélène Wlodarczyk
Co-chair: Olivier Azam
Members: Natalia Bernitskaia, Elise Mignot and Rosemary Masters
Workshop Secretary: Agnieszka Piedel (École Doctorale 'Concepts et Langages', Paris-Sorbonne)

2nd Call for Papers:

Importantly, we sincerely encourage researchers (linguists, computer scientists, psychologists, neurologists, logicians and philosophers) who are interested in the research topics specified in the preliminary discussion forum to join us by sending their name and surname(s), affiliation and email address to:


You will receive a free subscription account for posting your replies and proposals to the Forum.

Languages of the presentations: English and French

Important Dates:

Call deadline (Registration with the title of your communication and submission of abstracts up to 1400 characters, spaces included): September 30, 2012

Notification of acceptance: October 10, 2012

If you need an early notification of acceptance, please send us your abstract at your earliest convenience and we will do our best to ensure that you receive it as soon as possible.

Participation Conditions:

Lectures and presentations will be delivered following the principle of relevance with respect to the topics of the workshop. Your abstracts as well as your participation in the discussion forum will be determinative.

Guidelines for Submission of Abstracts:

Abstracts should (a) not exceed 1400 characters, (b) clearly indicate your presentation title, (c) be anonymous for the purposes of blind peer-review, (d) formatted as .doc or .rtf documents and (e) electronically submitted (attached to your mail) to:


Please include the following information in the subject header of your email:

MIC 2012 Abstract Submission - [author(s) name(s)]

Please include the following information in the main body of your email:

(a) Title/position and author's name,
(b) Affiliation institution,
(c) Email address for correspondence,
(d) 3-5 keywords.

Registration and contact: celtaparis-sorbonne.fr

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