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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   EACL 2009: 2nd Call for Participation (announcement of main conference programme)
Email:   vangelis_(on)_iit.demokritos.gr
Date received:   09 Feb 2009
Deadline:   27 Feb 2009
Start date:   30 Mar 2009

***** CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ***** CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ***** EACL 2009 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics http://www.eacl2009.gr March 30th to April 3rd 2009 Athens, Greece EACL 2009 is the major scientific event in Computational Linguistics and Human Language Technology research in 2009 in Europe. It covers a broad spectrum of disciplines working towards enabling intelligent systems to interact with humans using natural language, and towards enhancing human-human communication through services such as speech recognition, automatic translation, information retrieval, text summarization, and information extraction. The conference is organised by the National Centre for Scientific Research (NCSR) "Demokritos" - Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications, with the support of the Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Informatics and the Institute for Language and Speech Processing. It will take place at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center. Early registration deadline: 11:59pm GMT, 27th February 2009 The EACL 2009 registration is now open at the following web page: http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/registration Note that early registration is a lot cheaper. By registering early you also help us organize better the conference. Please register before February 27th. While you're at the registration pages, you are encouraged to book also your accommodations early. Check out the accommodation information here: http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/accommodation Note also that the main conference programme was announced. See http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/programme ******************************** General Chair Alex Lascarides, University of Edinburgh, UK Programme Committee Co-Chairs Claire Gardent, CNRS LORIA, France Joakim Nivre, Vaxjo University and Uppsala University, Sweden Organising Co-Chairs Vangelis Karkaletsis, NCSR Demokritos, Greece Ion Androutsopoulos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece Stelios Piperidis, Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Greece *** CONFERENCE SCHEDULE **** Workshops March 30th-31st 2009 Tutorials March 30th-31st 2009 Main conference, System Demos and Student Research Workshop April 1-3, 2009. *** INVITED SPEAKERS **** http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/invitedspeakers Ann Copestake University of Cambridge, UK Franciska de Jong University of Twente, the Netherlands *** WORKSHOPS *** http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/workshops The Interaction between Linguistics and Computational Linguistics: Virtuous, Vicious or Vacuous? Organisers: Timothy Baldwin and Valia Kordoni GEMS - Geometric Models of Natural Language Semantics Organisers: Roberto Basili and Marco Pennacchiotti LaTeCH-SHELT&R 2009: Language Technology and Resources for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education Organisers: Piroska Lendvai, Lars Borin, Antal van den Bosch, Martin Reynaert and Caroline Sporleder 4th Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation Organisers: Chris Callison-Burch, Philipp Koehn, Josh Schroeder and Christof Monz 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Representation of Spoken Language 2009 (SRSL 2009) Organisers: Thierry Declerck and Manuel Alcantara-Pla 12th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG 2009) Organisers: Emiel Krahmer and Mariet Theune Language Technologies for African Languages Organisers: Lori Levin, John Kiango, Judith Klavans, Manuela Noske, Guy De Pauw, Gilles-Maurice de Schryver and Peter Waiganjo Wagacha Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages Organisers: Mike Rosner and Shuly Wintner Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Acquisition Organisers: Thierry Poibeau, Afra Alishahi and Aline Villavicencio Computational Linguistic Aspects of Grammatical Inference Organisers: Menno van Zaanen and Colin de la Higuera *** TUTORIALS *** http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/tutorials 30th March [Morning session] Constraint Conditional models for NLP Ming-Wei Chang, Lev Ratinov, Dan Roth 30th March [Afternoon session] Statistical Language Modeling for Information Access Maarten de Rijke, Edgar Meij 31st March [Morning session] Reinforcement Learning for Adaptive Dialogue Systems Oliver Lemon, Verena Rieser 31st March [Afternoon session] Combinatory Categorial Grammars for Robust Natural Language Processing Mark Steedman *** MAIN CONFERENCE *** The main conference programme is shown at: http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/programme *** STUDENT RESEARCH WORKSHOP *** The list of accepted papers is shown at: http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/acceptedsrwpapers *** SYSTEM DEMONSTRATION *** The list of accepted demos is shown at: http://www.eacl2009.gr/conference/accepteddemos We look forward to seeing you at EACL 2009 ! The local organisers Vangelis Karkaletsis Ion Androutsopoulos Stelios Piperidis _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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