It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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Traitement Automatique des Langues
Call for papers : http://tal-55-1.sciencesconf.org/?lang=en
TAL Journal : Regular issue
2014 Volume 55 Number 1.
Editors : Éric de la Clergerie, Béatrice Daille, Yves Lepage et Jean-Luc Minel.
Deadline : December 15th 2013
The TAL journal launches a call for papers for an open issue of the journal. We invite papers in any field of natural language processing, including :
lexicon, syntax, semantics, discourse and pragmatics ; morphology, phonology and phonetics ; spoken and written language analysis and generation ; logical, symbolic and statistical models of language ; information extraction and text mining ; multilingual processing, machine translation and translation tools ; natural language interfaces and dialogue systems ; multimodal interfaces with language components ; language tools and resources ; system evaluation ; terminology, knowledge acquisition from texts ; information retrieval ; corpus linguistics ; use of NLP tools for linguistic modeling ; computer assisted language learning ; applications of natural language processing.
Whatever the topic, papers must stress the natural language processing aspects.
Manuscripts may be submitted in English or French. French-speaking authors are requested to submit in French.
TAL (Traitement Automatique des Langues / Natural Language Processing) is a forty year old international journal published by ATALA (French Association for Natural Language Processing) with the support of CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research). It has moved to an electronic mode of publication, with printing on demand. This affects in no way its reviewing and selection process.
Important Dates (Tentative)
15/11/2013 Deadline for summary 15/12/2013 Deadline for submission 15/03/2014 Notification to authors after first review 15/05/2014 Deadline for submission of revised version 15/06/2014 Notification to authors afetr second review 15/07/2014 Deadline for submission of final version Autumn 2014 Publication
Authors who intend to submit a paper are encouraged to contact the chief editors of the journal :
Yves Lepage (IPS, Waseda university, Japan)
Upload your contribution (approximately 25 pages, PDF format) via the menu 'Paper submission'. To do so, you will need to have an account on the sciencesconf platform. To create an account, go to the sciencesconf site and click on 'create account' next to the 'Connect' button at the top of the page. To submit, come back to this page (http://tal-55-1.sciencesconf.org/?lang=en), connect to your account and upload your submission.
Style sheets are available for download on the Web site of the journal.