LINGUIST List 8.191

Fri Feb 7 1997

Calls: Product demo, HPSG-4 reminder

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  1. Abdellatif Saoudi, CALL FOR PRODUCT DEMONSTRATION
  2. Jean-Pierre A Koenig, ONE WEEK LEFT for HPSG-4 Abstracts

Message 1: CALL FOR PRODUCT DEMONSTRATION

Date: Fri, 7 Feb 1997 11:50:35 -0300
From: Abdellatif Saoudi <Abdellatif.Saoudiirin.univ-nantes.fr>
Subject: CALL FOR PRODUCT DEMONSTRATION

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 RIAO'97 CALL FOR PRODUCT DEMONSTRATIONS


 RIAO'97 CONFERENCE
 Computer-Assisted Searching on the Internet
 June 25-27, 1997
 McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Theme: Tools for Information Retrieval (text, image, or sound) on the
WWW

Commercial products are welcome. Products to be presented will be
selected for their innovative character by the Scientific Application
Committee of RIAO.

Main themes of interest :

 A: Rapid indexing and retrieval engines; automatic abstracting

 B: Linguistic tools in information retrieval

 C: Information retrieval from heterogeneous formats
 - Identifcation of the same document in different contexts
 (different languages, structures, versions, etc.)
 - Unification of documents from heterogeneous formats; 
	data-wharehousing
 - Data-mining and knowledge discovery in large databases
 - Search strategies in heterogenous contexts


 D: Strategies for technology watch on the Web; content addressable 
electronic mail, newsgroups, and other WWW systems

 E: Architecture
 - How to exploit large bandwidth for information retrieval
 - Distributed multi-agent architectures


 F: Imaging
 - Content characterization; manual and automatic description 
	methods
 - Search strategies

 G: Sound
 - Sound content characterization
 - Automatic indentification of sound type: speech, music, ...
 - Spoken language recognition; word (boundary) identification

 H: Multimedia Web interfaces: Iconic, navigational, and speech 
interfaces

 I: Content-based compression techniques

 J: Data security problems: copyright protection, internet crime


 K: Web-related international conventions and policies

A URL giving access to a demonstration of the product must be
submitted to the Committee, along with a description of the product
emphasizing its original aspects.

Some of the local expenses related to demonstrations will be the
responsability of the demonstrators.

APPLICATION COMMITTEE
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Persons in charge of the Application Committee are:

Carole BROCHARD (France) for Europe, Africa and Asia
Adel EL ZAIM (Canada) for Nothern and South America

They will choose the experts for selecting the innovative products
according to the specification of each product.

RIAO97 SUBMISSIONS AND CONTACTS:
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 Products should be submitted electronically as attached Postscript
or ASCII files to:
 riao97irin.univ-nantes.fr

 or in manuscript form to:

 RIAO97
 C.I.D.
 36 bis, rue Ballu
 F-75009 Paris, France

 or to:

 RIAO97
 C.A.S.I.S
 C/O Leon Constantin
 25th floor
 575 Madison Ave
 New York, NY 10022 USA

 Closing date for submission: March 10, 1997

Questions, comments, and intents to attend conference or submit paper
or demonstration proposals may also be sent to above addresses.
Additional information will be found at conference web page at URL:

 http://www.sciences.univ-nantes.fr/RIAO97 [note: RIAO in CAPS]
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Message 2: ONE WEEK LEFT for HPSG-4 Abstracts

Date: Thu, 6 Feb 1997 10:59:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Jean-Pierre A Koenig <jpkoenigACSU.Buffalo.EDU>
Subject: ONE WEEK LEFT for HPSG-4 Abstracts

ONE WEEK LEFT FOR HPSG-4 ABSTRACTS

 CALL FOR PAPERS

 HPSG-97
 4th International Conference on
 Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
 1997 LSA Linguistic Institute
 Cornell University

 July 18-20, 1997

The 4th International Conference on HPSG will be held at
the 1997 LSA Linguistic Institute at Cornell University
on July 18-20, 1997.

Abstracts are solicited for 20-minute presentations
(followed by 10 minutes of discussion) which address
linguistic, foundational, or computation issues relating to
the framework of Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar.
Selected papers from the conference
will be published.


To submit, send eight (8) copies of your abstract.
Abstracts should not exceed 5 pages in length
(single-spaced; minimum 12 pt font), including all
examples, diagrams, and references. Please include
a 3x5 card or a title page with (i) the title of your
abstract, (ii) your name and affiliation, (iii) your
address, email address, phone and fax numbers.

Abstracts should be received at the address below by
FEBRUARY 15, 1997. Electronic submissions are possible in
either postscript or ASCII format. Fax submissions will
NOT be accepted. Address submissions to:

 HPSG-4
 c/o Gert Webelhuth
 Department of Linguistics
 318 Dey Hall
 University of North Carolina
 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3155
 USA

 or (for electronic submission) to:

	 webelhutmindspring.com


Queries can be addressed to the above address, or via fax
or email:

 Fax: (919) 962-3708
 Email: webelhutmindspring.com
 jpkoenigacsu.buffalo.edu
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