LINGUIST List 8.1467

Fri Oct 10 1997

Calls: Natural Language Processing

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  1. Kemal Oflazer, Preliminary CFP / Int. Workshop on Finite State Methods in NLP

Message 1: Preliminary CFP / Int. Workshop on Finite State Methods in NLP

Date: Thu, 09 Oct 1997 13:09:11 +0300
From: Kemal Oflazer <kocs.bilkent.edu.tr>
Subject: Preliminary CFP / Int. Workshop on Finite State Methods in NLP

 PRELIMINARY CALL FOR PAPERS

 FSMNLP'98

 International Workshop
 on
 FINITE STATE METHODS
 IN
 NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING

 June 29 - July 1, 1998
 Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

 sponsored by

EACL - European Chapter of the Association for Computational
Linguistics,
TUBITAK- Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council(+)
NATO Science for Stability Program-TU-LANGUAGE Project(+)

SCOPE: Original papers in the theory and applications of finite state
techniques in all aspects of natural language processing including,
but not limited to: speech, phonology, morphology, tagging, parsing,
information retrieval, and discourse, are sought.

- ----------------------------------------------------------------------

 PROGRAMME AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 * Lauri Karttunen (Xerox Research Centre Europe, France, Co-Chair)
 * Kemal Oflazer (Bilkent University, Turkey, Co-Chair)

 * Kenneth R. Beesley (Xerox Research Centre Europe, France)
 * Eric Brill (Johns Hopkins University, MD, USA)
 * Eva Ejerhed (Umea University, Sweden)
 * Jerry Hobbs (SRI International, CA, USA)
 * Ronald M. Kaplan (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, CA, USA)
 * Martin Kay (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, CA, USA)
 * George Kiraz (Bell Laboratories, NJ, USA)
 * Andras Kornai (BBN, MA, USA)
 * Kimmo Koskenniemi (University of Helsinki, Finland)
 * Tomasz Kowaltowski (University of Campinas, Brazil)
 * Claudio Leonardo Lucchesi ( University of Campinas, Brazil)
 * Mehryar Mohri (ATT Labs Research, NJ, USA)
 * Mark-Jan Nederhof (University of Groningen,The Netherlands)
 * Richard Sproat (Bell Laboratories, NJ, USA)
 * Emmanuel Roche (Teragram Corp., MA, USA)
 * Yves Schabes (Teragram Corp., MA, USA)
 * Gertran Van Noord (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
 * Atro Voutilainen (University of Helsinki, Finland)

(+) to be confirmed

 IMPORTANT DATES SUBMISSIONS

 Jan.16,1998 Submissions Due Electronic submissions are
 Mar.16,1998 Authors Notified encouraged. Please limit full
paper
 submissions to 12 , and extended
 Apr.17,1998 Camera Ready Copies abstracts to 8, single column,
 Due single spaced pages. Please submit
 postscript files by e-mail to
 June 29 - July 1 WORKSHOP
 fsmnlp98cs.bilkent.edu.tr
 -------------------------------------
 with the subject line containing 
the
 OTHER ACTIVITIES first few words of the paper
title.
 We ask that you send postscript
files

The workshop will be held just a few days in advance so that if
after the 7th Turkish Symposium on there are any printing problems,
you
Artificial Intelligence that will may have time to submit a hard
copy
also be held at Bilkent University version. If you prefer hard copy
on June 24-26 1998. submissions, please send 4 copies
of
 your manuscript to

 If there is sufficient interest,
 sightseeing trips to the Museum of FSMNLP'98 Workshop
 Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara, Department of Computer Eng. 
 to the Cappadocia Region known Bilkent University
 worldwide for its lunar landscape, Bilkent, ANKARA,
TR-06533,TURKEY
 fairy chimneys , underground cities, 
 and mystical valleys will be
 organized during the weekend either case, please send a
 between the Symposium and separate e-mail message to
 the Workshop. fsmnlp98cs.bilkent.edu.tr
 containing the title, abstract,
 keywords for the paper and the
 relevant contact information,
with a
 subject line similar to above.

 ACCOMMODATIONS FURTHER INFORMATION

 Bilkent University campus has a 4* Information about the workshop
will be
 hotel on the premises. In addition, available at
 a number of free lodging facilities 
(http://www.nlp.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/fsmnlp98/)
 in the University dormitories will
 be provided on site for conference and will be updated regularly.
 participants. Numerous hotels in
 downtown Ankara are also available.
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