LINGUIST List 9.440

Mon Mar 23 1998

Calls: Natural Language Processing

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Message 1: Natural Lang. Processsing & Industrial Applications

Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 13:33:45 -0500
From: nlpia98 <nlpia98isis.imag.fr>
Subject: Natural Lang. Processsing & Industrial Applications


CALL FOR PAPERS & EXHIBITS

Appel aux communications & expositions

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
 
NLP+IA 98
Special accent on Computer assisted language learning 
 
Conference internationale
sur le traitement automatique des langues et
ses applications industrielles
 
TAL+AI 98
Attention speciale portee a l'enseignement de la langue 
 
AUGUST/aout 18 - 20, 1998
Moncton, New-Brunswick, CANADA
 
 
 Come to Canada this summer...
 IWNLG August 5-7 in Niagara-on-the-Lake
 Coling-ACL August 10-14 in Montreal
 NLP+IA/CALL August 18-21 in Moncton
 
 
 TOPICS OF INTEREST:
 The NLP Study Group (GRETAL) at l'Universite de Moncton is
 organizing
 its second international conference on NLP and industrial
 applications.
 This year a special attention is given to Computer assisted language
 learning.
 
 
 Papers are invited on all aspects of natural language processing,
 including,
 but not limited to,
 * computer assisted language learning,
 * natural language understanding and generation of textual,
 spoken and
 hand-written language,
 * natural language interfaces to databases, expert systems,
 or industrial
 applications
 * machine translation, computer aided translation, translation
 aids,
 * syntax, semantics, pragmatics, lexicon, morphology,
 * dictionaries, corpora, & other language resources
 * multimodality
 * multilinguality
 * NLP industrial applications
 * papers of every kind that can help bridge the gap between
 the theory and
 practice of NLP in general and Language learning in particular.
 
 
 LANGUAGE:
 Authors are invited to submit preliminary versions of their
 papers not exceeding 400 words (exclusive of references) either in
 English or in French, the two official languages of the conference.
 Proceedings would be published in the language of the submitted
 texts.
 
 
 SUBMISSION:
 1) The first page should be an identification page
 containing the title,
 the authors' names, affiliations, addresses, a five (5)
 keyword list
 specifying the subject area, a five (5) line summary, and
 the name and
 address of the contact person.
 TITLE/ Titre:
 AUTHORS INFO/ Auteurs et infos:
 KEYWORDS/ Mots clefs:
 SUMMARY/ Resume:
 CONTACT PERSON/ Personne contact:
 
 2) Abstracts should not exceed 400 words in length
 excluding references 12
 pt, times roman, 1 inch margins (2,5 cm) all around; if
 using A4 please
 keep text within 19cm x 25,5 cm).
 
 3) The identification page and the abstract should be submitted in
 4 HARD
 COPIES (12 pt, times roman, 1 inch margins (2,5 cm) all around; if
 using A4
 please keep text within 19cm x 25,5 cm) to:
 
 NLP+IA 98 / TAL+AI 98
 Pr. Chadia Moghrabi
 GETA, CLIPS, IMAG
 385 rue de la Bibliotheque
 BP 53
 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9
 France
 Phone: +33 4 76 51 4369
 Fax: +33 4 76 51 4405
 E-mail: NLP+IA-98imag.fr
 
 4) The identification page should also be e-mailed in plain text.
 
 
 REFEREEING:
 All abstracts shall be refereed by three members of the Program
 committee.
 
 
 INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
 Anne De Roeck (Essex, UK)
 Arnold Smith (NRC, Canada)
 Chadia Moghrabi (Moncton, Canada)
 Christian Boitet (GETA, Grenoble, France)
 Chrysanne DiMarco (Logos, Waterloo, Canada)
 Eric Wehrli (Geneva, Switzerland)
 Eva Hajicova (Charles U., Prague)
 Genvieve Caelen-Haumont (GEOD, Grenoble, France)
 Graeme Hirst (Toronto, Canada)
 Harry Bunt (Tilburg, Netherlands)
 Henry Hamburger (George Mason, USA)
 Howard Hamilton (Regina, Canada)
 John Hutchins (East Anglia, UK)
 John Tait (Sunderland, UK)
 Junichi Tsujii (UMIST, UK)
 Manfred Stede (TU-Berlin, Germany)
 Marcel Cori (Paris-7, France)
 Mark Seligman (GETA-CLIPS & Red Pepper, USA)
 Michael Levison (Queens, Canada)
 Nocoletta Calzolari (Pisa, Italy)
 Pierre Isabelle (RALI, Montreal, Canada)
 Pierrette Bouillon (Geneva, Switzerland)
 Paul Tarau (Moncton, Canada)
 Remi Chadel (Inxight, Xerox, France)
 Roberto Basili (Roma, Italy)
 Ruddy Lelouche (Laval, Canada)
 Susan Armstrong (ISSCO, Geneva, Switzerland)
 Thierry Chanier (Franche-Comte, France)
 Thierry Van Steenberghe (Leuven, Belgium)
 Veronica Dahl (Simon Fraser, Canada)
 Yael Ravin (IBM, USA)
 Yorick Wilks (Sheffield, UK)
 Some more to be confirmed
 
 
 SCHEDULE:
 Submissions are due on April 28th 1998.
 Notification of receipt will be mailed to the contact
 person soon after
 receipt.
 Authors will be notified of acceptance by 15 june 1998. Camera-ready
 copies of final full papers must be received by the 1st of
 August 1998 along
 with registration fees.
 
 Participants are also requested to indicate their intention
 to participate in
 the conference as soon as possible to the same e-mail
 address with the
 single word INTENTION in the subject line.
 
 
 EXHIBITS:
 Anyone wishing to arrange an exhibit or present a
 demonstration should
 send a brief electronic description along with a
 specification of
 physical
 requirements (table size, power, telephone connections, number of
 chairs,
 etc.) to the same address with the single word EXHIBIT in
 the subject line.
 
 
 OTHER ACTIVITIES:
 Accompanying persons can enjoy the lovely outdoor living in
 New-Brunswick
 and visit the highest tides in the world. Moncton is only 20km
 away from the sandy beaches of Shediac, la Capitale
 mondiale du homard.
 
 
 CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION:
 The conference is organized by GRETAL, Groupe d'etude sur
 le traitement
 automatique des langues at the Universite' de Moncton in
 cooperation with
 GETA-CLIPS at l'Universite' Joseph Fourier in Grenoble. The
 members of the
 organizing committee are:
 
 Chadia Moghrabi, Professor of Computer Science, Conference chair
 Jalal Almhana, Director & Professor of Computer Science
 Julien Chiasson, Professor of Computer Science
 Sadek Eid, Professor of Industrial engineering, director
 Manufacturing Technology Centre
 Boubaker Meddeb-Hamrouni, Researcher GETA & WinSoft
 Paul Tarau, Professor of Computer Science
 
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