LINGUIST List 24.4850

Sun Dec 01 2013

Calls: Discipline of Ling, Computational Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/Czech Republic

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 01-Dec-2013
From: George Mikros <>
Subject: International Quantitative Linguistics Conference 2014
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Full Title: International Quantitative Linguistics Conference 2014 Short Title: QUALICO 2014
Date: 29-May-2014 - 01-Jun-2014 Location: Olomouc, Czech Republic Contact Person: Veronika Koch
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2013

Meeting Description:

The International Quantitative Linguistics Association (IQLA) announces the next International Quantitative Linguistics Conference (QUALICO) 2014 - 20th anniversary of IQLA and Journal of Quantitative Linguistics (JQL) to be held in Olomouc (Czech Republic), May 29-June 1, 2014.

Participation Fees:

There will be no participation fees.

Final Call for Abstracts:

Topics of Interest:

The conference to be held in Olomouc (Czech Republic), May 29 - June 1, 2014. Submissions on all aspects of quantitative linguistics and text analysis are welcome. We particularly encourage submissions on:

- Descriptions of all aspects of language and text phenomena, including psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, dialectology, pragmatics, language typology, usage based approaches, etc., as far as they use quantitative mathematical methods (probability theory, stochastic processes, differential and difference equations, fuzzy logic and set theory, function theory, etc.)- Applications of methods, models, or findings from quantitative linguistics to problems of natural language processing, text classification, stylistics, authorship attribution, machine translation, language teaching, information retrieval, language complexity and complex network analysis- Methodological problems of linguistic measurement, model construction, sampling and test theory- Epistemological issues such as explanation of language and text phenomena, contributions to theory construction, systems theory, philosophy of science

Presentations should be in English. Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes (20 minutes presentation + 10 minutes discussion). There will also be a poster session.


Abstracts, expected to be in English and not exceed 500 words, must be submitted no later than December 15, 2013. Your abstract should be of relevance for quantitative linguistics, and it should demonstrate the paper's relevance to the conference's topic. All abstracts will be anonymously reviewed by independent reviewers; submitters will be informed about the result of the reviewing process, and they will have an opportunity to comment the reviews, if necessary. Abstracts should be in English, and they should not exceed 500 words. Abstracts are requested to be submitted in two variants, i.e. both:

(a) anonymously, without any personal data, as plain text in the abstract field, and(b) with name, affiliation(s), email and correspondence address as attached PDF file.

The abstract text itself should be identical for both variants.

The submission of abstracts is possible only via the conference tool. Both variants should be submitted electronically via the EasyChair Conference Manager:

Opening this page, you will be requested to enter a user name and a password to enter the site. If you do not have an EasyChair account, enter the following URL to obtain one:

For details of registration and abstract submission, see the IQLA homepage: For questions, contact:

Important dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 15 December 2013Notification of acceptance: 15 February 2014Conference: 29 May – 1 June 2014Submission of full papers: 30 September 2014Notification of acceptance: 30 November 2014

For all further information contact

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