LINGUIST List 8.606

Sat Apr 26 1997

Calls: Finno-Ugric, Natural Lg Processing

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  1. Igor Shoshitaishvili, Contemporary Finno-Ugric Studies
  2. yniwa, Natural Language Processing

Message 1: Contemporary Finno-Ugric Studies

Date: Fri, 25 Apr 97 00:49:26 +0400
From: Igor Shoshitaishvili <>
Subject: Contemporary Finno-Ugric Studies


 International Conference

 "Perspective Trends in Contemporary Finno-Ugric Studies".

 November 18-19, 1997

Moscow State University, Russia

Deadline for abstracts: July,1
Abstracts should not exceed 3 pages, an annotation (10 lines) is
Languages of the Conference: Russian or English

Registration fee: 50$
A limited amount of registration fee grants is available.

Please, e-mail you abstracts to:

or send them by ordinary mail to:

Organizing Committee
room 977
Department of Philology
1 korp.
Moscow State University
Vorobiovy gory
Moscow, Russia
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Message 2: Natural Language Processing

Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 13:47:03 +0900
From: yniwa <>
Subject: Natural Language Processing

 ***** NLPRS'97 CALL FOR PAPERS *****

 ---submission deadline: JUNE 30, 1997---

Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium 1997 (NLPRS'97)
(Incorporating SNLP'97)
Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket, Thailand

December 2-4, 1997


	Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium (NLPRS), first
held in Singapore in November 1991 and subsequently in Fukuoka Japan,
December 1993; and in Seoul Korea, December 1995, aims to be the premier
Natural Language Processing (NLP) conference in the Pacific Rim region.
Its purpose is to promote high-quality research in NLP and to provide an
international forum for researchers and practioners to exchange ideas and
experiences on the development and applications of NLP systems. NLPRS'97
will incorporate Symposium on Natural Language Processing 1997 (SNLP'97),
an biannual international conference hosted by Thai universities.
	Full papers, research-in-progress papers, and proposals for panels
or other activities pertaining to the conference are invited. Suggested
topics include, but are not limited to:

	Corpus		Dialogue 	Disambiguation & Resolution
	Generation	Information Retrieval
	Interface & Multimedia		Lexicon
	Local Language Processing and Applications
	Machine Translation	Multilingual Information Processing
	NLP Product Development		Parsing
	Semantics	Speech Processing	Understanding

NLPRS'97 and SNLP'97 will be held at Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket, Thailand.
Phuket Island is a well-known resort in the southern part of
Thailand. It has an international airport and a number of direct flights from
various parts of the world.

 Submission Deadline:		June 30, 1997
 Notification of Acceptance:	August 31, 1997
 Camera-Ready Copy:		September 30, 1997

Papers should be original, unpublished, not more than 25 double-
spaced pages including a separate title page with each author's name,
title, affiliation, complete mailing address, email address, and
telephone and fax numbers.
Panel and other proposals should include the names and affiliations
of the individuals who have agreed to participate and a 1-2 page summary
of the topic, including a description of how the session will be structured.
These may be submitted early for feedback and assistance from the program
Research in progress submissions should be no longer than 2000
words in length.
All full papers received by the submission deadline will be
refereed by at least two reviewers. All papers presented at NLPRS'97
and SNLP'97 will be included in the Conference Proceedings.

Four hard-copies of all submissions should be sent to

Linguistics and Knowledge Science Laboratory
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center
National Science and Technology Development Agency
73/1 Rama VI Rd., Rajtawe, Bangkok 10400.,

We regret that we could not accept electronic submissions for now.

* Asian Institute of Technology
* Kasetsart University
* National Electronics and Computer Technology Center
* SIG-KLC of Korean Information Science Society (pending)
* The Association for Natural Language Processing
* SIG-NLP of Information Processing Society of Japan
* Telecom Asia (pending)


General Chair:	
	Thajchayapong, Pairash
	King Mongkut Institute of Technology, Lardkrabang
	and National Electronics and Computer Technology Center

Organizing Committee:
	Wuwongse, Vilas
	Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
	Meknavin, Surapan
	National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand

Program Committee:	
Chair:	Tsujii, Jun'ichi (University of Tokyo, UMIST)
	Kawtrakul, Asanee (Kasetsart University)
	Niwa, Yoshiki (ARL, Hitachi, Ltd.)
	Ananiadou, Sofia (Manchester Metropolitan University/UMIST)
	Chen, Keh-Jiann (Academia Sinica)
	Choi, Key-Sun (KAIST)
	Dale, Robert (Microsoft Research Institute)
	Estival, Dominique (University of Melbourne)
	Fass, Dan (Simon Fraser University)
	Furuse, Osamu (ATR)
	Guo, Jin (National University of Singapore)
	Hoonchamlong, Yuphaphann (Thammasat University)
	Hovy, Eduard (USC Information Sciences Institute)
	Huang, Changning (Tsinghua University)
	Huang, Chu-Ren (Academia Sinica)
	Isabelle, Pierre (Centre for Information Technology Innovation)
	Isahara, Hitoshi (Communications Research Laboratory, MPT)
	Joshi, Aravind (University of Pennsylvania)
	Kurohashi, Sadao (Kyoto University)
	Kwon, Hyuk-Chul (Pusan National University)
	Lee, Jong-Hyeok (Pohang Univ. of Science & Technology)
	Lua, Kim-Teng (National University of Singapore)
	Luksaneeyanawin, Sudaporn (Chulalongkorn University)
	Myaeng, Sung H. (Chungnam National University)
	Nakagawa, Hiroshi (Yokohama National University)
	Nishino, Fumihito (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.)
	Peters, Stanley (Stanford University)
	Popowich, Fred (Simon Fraser University)
	Rim, Hae-Chang (Korea University)
	Rivepiboon, Wanchai (Chulalongkorn University)
	Sangal, Rajeev (University of Hyderabad)
	Seo, Jungyun (Sogang University)
	Su, Keh-Yih (National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan)
	T'sou, Benjamin K. (City University of Hong Kong)
	Takeda, Koichi (Tokyo Research Laboratory, IBM Research)
	Tokunaga, Takenobu (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
	Utsuro, Takehito (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
	Wang, Yong Cheng (Shanghai JiaoTong University)
	Yao, Tian-Shun (Northeastern University)
	Yasukawa, Hideki (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd.)
	Yoshimura, Kenji (Fukuoka University)
	Yu, Shiwen (Peking University)
	Yusoff, Zaharin (School of Computer Science and UTMK, USM)
	Yusuf, Hammam Riza (BPP Teknologi)
Local Arrangements:
	National Electronics and Computer Technology Center
WWW Facilities:
	National Electronics and Computer Technology Center



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