LINGUIST List 30.1735

Mon Apr 22 2019

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Forensic Linguistics/Switzerland

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

***************** LINGUIST List Support *****************

Fund Drive 2019
29 years of LINGUIST List!
Please support the LL editors and operation with a donation at:

Date: 16-Apr-2019
From: Matti Wiegmann <>
Subject: PAN Digital Text Forensics
E-mail this message to a friend

Full Title: PAN Digital Text Forensics
Short Title: PAN

Date: 09-Sep-2019 - 12-Sep-2019
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
Contact Person: Martin Potthast
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics

Call Deadline: 11-May-2019

Meeting Description:

PAN is a series of scientific events and shared tasks on digital text forensics and stylometry.This is the 19th evaluation lab on digital text forensics. PAN will be held as part of the CLEF conference in Lugano, Switzerland, on September 09-12, 2019. Evaluations will commence from January till June.

Call for Participation:

PAN 2019: Call for Participation

We invite you to take part in the following shared tasks:

1. Bots and Gender Profiling
Given a Twitter feed, determine whether its author is a bot or a human. In case of human, identify her/his gender.

2. Celebrity Profiling
Given the English Social Media feed of a celebrity, determine their fame, occupation, age, and gender.

3. Cross-Domain Authorship Attribution
Given a fanfiction text, determine its author among a list of candidates.

4. Style Change Detection
Given a document, decide whether it is single- or multi-authored. If it is multi-authored, determine the number of involved authors.

Learn more at

PAN is held in conjunction with the CLEF'19 conference in Lugano, Switzerland.

Important Dates:

now open: Registration
May 11, 2019: Final software submission
May 24, 2019: Notebook submission
June 28, 2019: Camera-ready participant papers submission
Sep 09-12, 2019: Conference

Special Announcements:

PAN Open Source Proceedings

PAN hosts a growing collection of software developed by previous participants at GitHub:
We invite you to publish your software here, too.

Software submissions:

After a great success with more than 400 submitted software from previous years, we are happy to announce that we will continue our initiative to invite software submissions using TIRA.

Page Updated: 22-Apr-2019