LINGUIST List 24.2462

Mon Jun 17 2013

Calls: Computational Linguistics, Lexicography/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 17-Jun-2013
From: Laura van Eerten <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics In The Netherlands
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Full Title: Computational Linguistics In The NetherlandsShort Title: CLIN 24

Date: 17-Jan-2014 - 17-Jan-2014Location: Leiden, NetherlandsContact Person: Frank LandsbergenMeeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Lexicography

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2013

Meeting Description:

The 24th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in The Netherlands (CLIN 2014) will be organised by the Institute for Dutch Lexicology (INL) and the Dutch-Flemish HLT Agency (TST-Centrale). CLIN 2014 will take place in Leiden, the Netherlands on January 17, 2014.

Call for Papers:

Researchers are invited to submit, in English, abstracts describing work on all aspects of computational linguistics and related language and speech technologies and applications. In addition to the regular scientific tracks, CLIN 2014 aims to have two special tracks:

- A lexicography track with presentations on the computational support of dictionary making, e.g. word sense disambiguation, distributional semantics, (web) data mining and semantic role labeling.- An industry track with scientific presentations on topics such as R&D challenges in industry, collaborations between industry and academia, and experiences with ‘real-world’ applications.

Submissions should include:

- Author(s) names, affiliation and contact details- Presentation title- An abstract of 250 words maximum, outlining their presentation- Presentation type preference (oral presentation or poster)- Submission for industry or lexicology track, or none

Presentation abstracts should be submitted electronically, no later than Friday, 15 November 2013 via the submission website at

Note: In order to submit your abstract, it is necessary to create an EasyChair account.

Important Dates:

15 November 2013: Deadline for submission of abstracts17 January 2014: CLIN 24 meeting, Leiden

STIL Thesis Prize:

Since CLIN 20, a special annual thesis prize, sponsored by STIL, is awarded to the best MA-thesis in computational linguistics. STIL is the Stichting Toepassing Inductieve Leertechnieken.

MA theses submitted to and evaluated at a university or organization of higher education in the Netherlands or Flanders are eligible for the prize. The thesis should address a topic in computational linguistics or its applications, and may be written in Dutch or English.

Prize: 1000 euro

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