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LINGUIST List 24.2479

Tue Jun 18 2013

Calls: Discipline of Ling, Computational Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/Czech Republic

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

Date: 18-Jun-2013
From: Georgios Mikros <gmikrosisll.uoa.gr>
Subject: International Quantitative Linguistics Conference 2014
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Full Title: International Quantitative Linguistics Conference 2014
Short Title: QUALICO 2014

Date: 29-May-2014 - 01-Jun-2014
Location: Olomouc, Czech Republic
Contact Person: Veronika Koch
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://iqla.org/qualico_2014/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

The International Quantitative Linguistics Association (IQLA) announces the next International Quantitative Linguistics Conference (QUALICO) 2014 - 20th anniversary of IQLA and Journal of Quantitative Linguistics (JQL) to be held in Olomouc (Czech Republic), May 29-June 1, 2014.

Participation Fees:

There will be no participation fees.

Call for Papers:

Submissions on all aspects of quantitative linguistics and text analysis are welcome. We particularly encourage submissions on:

- Descriptions of all aspects of language and text phenomena, including psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, dialectology, pragmatics, language typology, usage based approaches, etc., as far as they use quantitative mathematical methods (probability theory, stochastic processes, differential and difference equations, fuzzy logics and set theory, function theory, etc.).
- Applications of methods, models, or findings from quantitative linguistics to problems of natural language processing, text classification, stylistics, authorship attribution, machine translation, language teaching, information retrieval, language complexity and complex network analysis.
- Methodological problems of linguistic measurement, model construction, sampling and test theory.
- Epistemological issues such as explanation of language and text phenomena, contributions to theory construction, systems theory, philosophy of science.

Presentations should be in English. Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes (20 minutes presentation + 10 minutes discussion). There will also be a poster session.

Abstracts and Registration:

Abstracts, expected to be in English and not exceed 500 words, must be submitted no later than December 15, 2013. For details of registration and abstract submission, see the IQLA homepage: http://www.iqla.org. For questions, contact: officeiqla.org.

Program Committee:

E. Kelih (University of Vienna, Austria), J. Mačutek (Comenius University, Slovakia), R. Čech (Palacký University, Czech Republic), R. Vuljanović (Kent State University, USA), G. Mikros (National and Kapodistrian University, Greece), R. Köhler (University of Trier, Germany), P. Grzybek (University of Graz, Austria) H. Moisl (University of Newcastle, UK), I. Obradović (University of Belgrade, Serbia), S. Embleton (York University, Canada), J. Andres (Palacký University, Czech Republic)

Important Dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 15, 2013
Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2014
Conference: May 29-June 1, 2014
Submission of full papers: September 30, 2014
Notification of acceptance: November 30, 2014

For all further information, visit http://iqla.org/qualico_2014/index.html.

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