CFP KEY 2011, Cardiff University, May 23-24

Lise Fontaine FontaineL at
Mon Mar 14 10:03:57 UTC 2011

Please find below a reminder of the call for papers for the KEY 2011 
conference.  We hope you will think of joining us in Cardiff in May. 

best wishes
Lise Fontaine and Michelle Aldridge

KEY 2011: Keystroke Language (and Text) Production: perspectives from 
cognitive and functional linguistics
23-24 May 2011
Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales

The use of keystroke logging as a methodology in language research is not 
a new field of study since the first Computer Keystroke Logging conference 

was held at Umeå University in Sweden in 2002. However to date this area 
of research has primarily focussed on written composition and translation 
studies.  The KEY 2011 workshop and conference intends to broaden this 
perspective by extending the contributions keystroke logging can make to 
language production generally, including spontaneous language such as chat 

messaging. Its theme is to explore functional and cognitive perspectives 
on the use of keystroke logging in language research where the focus of 
interest is on the dynamic process of production rather than on the static 

product of language production. 

Keynote Speakers

Professor Kristyan Spelman Miller (University of Winchester)
Dr Mick O’Donnell (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Wagsoft Software)

Call for papers

Papers are invited on the general theme of the conference, dealing with 
the use of keystroke logging in linguistic and language-related research. 
Presentations will be 20 minutes with 10 minutes discussion time.  Papers 
which present work in progress or that focus on software development and 
methodology are also welcome.
Although we will consider all contributions that relate to the main theme 
in general, we especially encourage papers that explore:

·Evidence of cognitive processing in electronic language production
·Corpora and the study of electronically produced language
·Language or text as dynamic process (rather than static product)
·Human-Computer Interaction as related to language and keyboard competence
·Linguistic competence (including translation competence)
·Descriptive work that enhances our understanding of electronically 
produced language
·Functional accounts of language production (including manual and 
cognitive errors)
·Methodological and/or ethical issues in the use of keystroke logging 

An abstract of approximately 400 words should be submitted electronically 
at the following webpage: 
Please state, where appropriate, research questions, approach, method, 
data and (expected) results.  Abstracts will be refereed anonymously by 
members of the programme committee. 
The deadline for submissions is 16 March 2011.
Notification will be sent to authors by 4 April 2011.

KEY2011 website:
email: linc-network at

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