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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   Call for Papers - Translating and the Computer
From:   nicole.adamides
Email:   nicole.adamides_(on)_tinyworld.co.uk
Date received:   19 Mar 2001
Deadline:   15 Jun 2001
Start date:   29 Nov 2001

23rd Annual Conference and Exhibition: TRANSLATING AND THE COMPUTER 29-30 November 2001 One Great George Street, London SW1 Supported by: IAMT, EAMT, BCS and ITI This conference is one of the few international events which focuses on the user aspects of translation software and as such has been particularly beneficial to a very wide audience including translators, business managers, researchers and language experts. Once again, this year the conference will address the latest developments in translation (and translation-related) software. It will address the needs of the following conference attendees: - industry - public administration - agencies - freelancers - development This call for papers invites abstracts of papers to be presented at the conference. The papers (and the presentations) should focus on the user aspects of translation or translation-related software rather than on theoretical issues. Presentations accompanied by demonstrations are especially welcome. TOPICS The range of topics includes (but is not limited to) - use of MT systems - machine-aided translation and translation aids - controlled languages and their use in MT - speech translation - terminology - localisation - multilingual document management/workflow - case studies of technology-based solutions - the Internet and translation aids/services - the value of "free" versus "charging" services/sites on the Internet SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Authors are required to submit an abstract of a MINIMUM of 500 words of the paper they would like to present, together with an outline of the structure of the paper and short BIOGRAPHY. Abstracts should be sent by post or email before 15th June 2001 to: Nicole Adamides, Conference Organiser Aslib, The Association for Information Management Staple Hall, Stone House Court, London, EC3A 7PB Email: nicole.adamides_(on)_tinyworld.co.uk WWW: www.aslib.com The abstracts will be considered by the Programme Chairs, namely:Daniel Grasmick, SAP; Professor Ruslan Mitkov, University of Wolverhampton; Chris Pyne, Lionbridge Technologies Deutschland and Olaf-Michael Stefanov, United Nations. The authors of abstracts will be notified of acceptance or rejection of their submissions by 1 August 2001. The full length versions of the accepted papers (authors will be provided with detailed camera-ready copy guidelines) will be included in the conference proceedings and must be submitted by 10th October 2001.

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