| Category: ||E-Conf |
| Subject: ||The Challenge of Arabic for NLP/MT |
| From: ||David Wigg |
| Email: ||wiggjd_(on)_lsbu.ac.uk |
| Date received: ||30 Aug 2006 |
| Deadline: ||12 Sep 2006 |
| Start date: ||23 Oct 2006 |
Subject: Arabic and NLP/MT: Announcement of Conference
The Challenge of Arabic for NLP/MT
London, Monday 23 October 2006
The Machine Translation SIG of the British Computer Society will
be holding a one day Conference on the subject of the Challenge
of Arabic for Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation
in London, UK on Monday 23 October 2006.
A full list of the papers to be presented can be found on our
website at http://www.bcs-mt.org.uk which will be updated with
further information from time to time.
The Keynote speaker will be Prof. Anne de Roeck of The Open
The Conference will be held in the excellent meeting facilities
of The British Computer Society in central London.
It is not possible to announce the fees for attendance at this
stage but they are expected to be not more than £50 with generous
reductions for students. Anyone with an interest in attending who
registers this interest informally before the 12 September will
receive a 10 0iscount on their fees when registering officially
from Tuesday 12 September when the fees will be known. To
register an interest before then without commitment to attend
please e-mail David Wigg at wiggjd_(on)_bcs.org.uk with a copy to
Roger Harris at rwsh_(on)_nationalfinder.com. Please provide a clear
subject line to avoid the message being dumped as spam. However,
requests will be acknowledged.
Please register a possible interest in attending as soon as can.
The Natural Language Translation Specialist Group The British
Computer Society http://www.bcs-mt.org.uk
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