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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   2nd CFP: Translating and the Computer 29 Conference
From:   Nicole Adamides
Email:   nadamides_(on)_aslib.com
Date received:   22 May 2007
Deadline:   01 Jul 2007
Start date:   29 Nov 2007

Translating and the Computer 29 Conference (29-30 November 2007, at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London) An Aslib Conference Supported by: BCS Natural Language Translation Specialist Group, EAMT, IAMT, IoL, ITI, LISA and TILP This conference focuses on the user's perspective of how computers/software is used in translation. The conference series attracts a wide audience which includes 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 and development. Further details can be found at: www.aslib.com/conferences <http://www.aslib.com/conferences> 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 - CAT tools including TM and various 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 - Application of XML tools and XML standards - Project Management - quality assurance tools - workflow systems - resources for translation including corpora - Integrated MT TM and terminology systems - Standardization / normalization in the industry - Corpus -based translation studies investigations - Voice recognition systems - Training possibilities for Translators - Translation/Localisation in emerging markets/ non-European/ US context - Open Source Software/ Workflow and implications - TM Copyright Issues - Practical experiences in transfer of terminology data from one format to another (MultiTerm, NTRF, etc) - Language Services of International Organisations - Exchange between terminology, lexicography and MT-lexicons - Term extractions - tools and technologies - Statistical MT with case studies on cost savings - Hybrid solutions in practice including post-editing 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 by 1st July 2007 to: Nicole Adamides, Conference Organiser, Aslib, The Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp Street, London EC2A 4PS. Tel: +44(0) 20 7613 3031/ Fax: +44 (0) 20 7613 5080/ Email: tc29_(on)_aslib.com tc27_(on)_aslib.com> The abstracts will be considered by the Programme Chairs, namely: Chris Pyne and Daniel Grasmick, SAP; Professor Ruslan Mitkov, University of Wolverhampton and Olaf-Michael Stefanov, Vienna. The authors of abstracts will be notified of acceptance or rejection of their submissions by 1 August 2007. The full length versions of the accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings and must be submitted by 20th October 2007. Speakers' presentations must be submitted by 14th November 2007. In brief, the deadlines are: - 1 July 2007 - deadline for abstracts - 1 August 2007 - all authors will be notified of decisions - 20 October 2007 - full length versions of the accepted papers to Aslib - 14 November 2007 - speakers' presentations to be submitted Nicole Adamides, ASLIB Training The Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp Street, London, EC2A 4PS Tel: 020 7613 3031 Fax: 020 7613 5080 www.aslib.com/training Email: training_(on)_aslib.com _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list
 

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