LINGUIST List 9.1111

Fri Aug 7 1998

Confs: TWLT 14

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  1. Djoerd Hiemstra, TWLT 14: Twente Workshop on Language Technology

Message 1: TWLT 14: Twente Workshop on Language Technology

Date: Tue, 4 Aug 1998 16:00:20 +0200
From: Djoerd Hiemstra <>
Subject: TWLT 14: Twente Workshop on Language Technology

 December 7-8 1998, University of Twente, The Netherlands

On 7 and 8 December 1998, the fourteenth international Twente Workshop
on Language Technology (TWLT14) will take place at the University of
Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands. The topic of this workshop will be

 "Language Technology in Multimedia Information Retrieval"

TWLT14 will focus on the increasingly important role of human language
technology in the indexing and accessing of written and spoken
documents, video material and/or images, and on the role of language
technology for cross-language retrieval and information
extraction. The workshop will address the role of language and speech
processing both in terms of existing approaches and implementations,
in terms of theoretical foundations, and/or emerging directions of

Some 15-19 presentations by people with various backgrounds
will be scheduled. Proceedings will be available at the 
workshop. Among the invited speakers are: 
- Karen Sparck Jones (Cambridge, UK)
- Hans Uszkoreit (DFKI, Germany) 
- David Hull (Xerox, Grenoble, France) 
- Doug Appelt (SRI Interational, USA) 
- Arnold Smeulders (Amsterdam, NL)

TWLT14 is organised in cooperation with the PARLEVINK-
project of the University of Twente by:
Klaus Netter - DFKI, Germany
Franciska de Jong - University of Twente, Computer Science 
 Department, email:
Djoerd Hiemstra - University of Twente, Computer Science 
 Department, email:

A full programme will be available in September and will be announced
on: For
further information please contact the organisers, preferably by
email, or otherwise via the workshop secretariat:
Department of Computer Science/PARLEVINK 
University of Twente		Phone: +31 53 893680	
P.O. Box 217, 			Fax: +31 53 315283 
7500 AE Enschede 		The Netherlands
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