LREC 2008 - The Antonio Zampolli Prize 2008

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  The Antonio Zampolli Prize 2008

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) Board has created a 
prize to honour the memory of its first president, Professor Antonio 
Zampolli, a pioneer and visionary scientist who was internationally 
recognized in the field of Computational Linguistics and Human Language 
Technologies (HLT). He also contributed much through the establishment 
of ELRA and the LREC conference.

To reflect Antonio Zampolli's specific interest in our field, the Prize 
will be awarded to individuals whose work lies within the areas of 
Language Resources and Language Technology Evaluation with acknowledged 
outstanding contributions to their advancements. See the statutes for 
details concerning nominations.

The Prize amount is 10,000€. The recipient(s) will also receive a 
certificate, recognition in the ELRA newsletter and will be featured on 
ELRA's website.

The Prize will be awarded for the third time in May 2008 at the LREC 
2008 conference in Marrakesh (May 26 – June 1, 2008). Completed 
nominations should be sent to the ELRA President Bente Maegaard 
(bente at and arrive before November 1st 2007. The ELRA Board 
receives many very good nominations, so if we were not able to select 
your candidate last time, you are invited to resubmit your nomination.

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