9.1593, Calls: Artificial Intelligence, Language & Culture

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-9-1593. Thu Nov 12 1998. ISSN: 1068-4875.

Subject: 9.1593, Calls: Artificial Intelligence, Language & Culture

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1)
Date:  Wed, 11 Nov 1998 15:56:34 -0500 (GMT)
From:  KBCS-98 Secretariat <kbcs at konark.ncst.ernet.in>
Subject:  Artificial Intelligence

2)
Date:  Wed, 11 Nov 1998 14:13:20 -0800 (PST)
From:  Munkyung Agnes Kang <6500mak at ucsbuxa.ucsb.edu>
Subject:  Language, Interaction, and Culture

-------------------------------- Message 1 -------------------------------

Date:  Wed, 11 Nov 1998 15:56:34 -0500 (GMT)
From:  KBCS-98 Secretariat <kbcs at konark.ncst.ernet.in>
Subject:  Artificial Intelligence


                                K B C S-98

                           Call for Participation

                         INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
				    ON
                      KNOWLEDGE BASED COMPUTER SYSTEMS
                   National Centre for Software Technology
                                Mumbai, India
                             December 17-19, 1998


The International Conference on Knowledge Based Computer Systems  will be held
in Mumbai, India  during December  17-19, 1998.    The conference is  intended
to act as  a forum for  promoting interaction among  researchers in  the field
of Artificial Intelligence  in India  and abroad.    There will  be a two  day
conference during December 17-18,  1998 followed  by a day  of post-conference
tutorial on December 19, 1998.

Papers were submitted to the conference on the following topics.

o AI Applications           o AI Architectures
o Automatic Programming     o Cognitive Modeling
o Expert Systems            o Foundations of AI
o Genetic Algorithms        o Information Retrieval
o Intelligent Agents        o Intelligent Tutoring Systems
o Knowledge Acquisition     o Knowledge Management
o Knowledge Representation  o Machine Learning
o Machine Translation       o Natural Language Processing
o Neural Networks           o Planning and Scheduling
o Reasoning                 o Robotics
o Search Techniques         o Speech Processing
o Theorem Proving           o Uncertainty Handling
o Vision

About 30 papers will be presented during the conference.

Post-Conference Tutorial

The tutorial will be conducted on December 19, 1998 at NCST, Juhu, Mumbai.

 o  An Introduction to Information Extraction - (11 AM to 6 PM)
    Amit Bagga, GE Corporate R & D Centre, USA


Programme Committee

S. Ramani, NCST, Mumbai (Chair)
R. Uthurusamy, GMR Labs, USA (Co-chair)
K. S. R. Anjaneyulu, NCST, Mumbai
S. Arunkumar, IIT, Mumbai
Amitava Bagchi, IIM, Calcutta
Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT, Mumbai
Nick Cercone, U of Regina, Canada
B. B. Chaudhuri, ISI, Calcutta
R. Chandrasekar, U of Pennsylvania, USA
S. K. Goyal, GTE Labs , USA
S. Sen Gupta, Tata Infotech, Mumbai
J. R. Isaac, NIIT, New Delhi
Aravind K. Joshi, U of Pennsylvania, USA
H. N. Mahabala, INFOSYS, Bangalore
M. Narasimha Murthy, IISc, Bangalore
R. Narasimhan, CMC, Bangalore
P. V. S. Rao, TIFR, Mumbai
P. Saint-Dizier, U of Paul Sabatier, France
R. Sangal, IIT, Kanpur
M. Vidyasagar, CAIR, Bangalore


Organizing Committee

George Arakal, NCST (Chair)
Dhawal Bhagwat, NCST
S. Karthik, NCST
Parag A. Mahadane, NCST
Mandar Padhye, NCST
P. Ravi Prakash, NCST
Durgesh D. Rao, NCST
M. Sasikumar, NCST
Puneet Srivastava, NCST

Registration

Last date for registration is  11th December 1998.   On-site registration will
be subject to availability of seats.  All payments should be made by a crossed
Mumbai cheque  or a  demand draft,  payable  to KBCS-98.

Fees

Conference

 Students                       :  Rs 600
 Delegates from not-for-profit  :  Rs 800
 organisations
 Other Delegates                :  Rs 1200

Tutorials

 Full Day  :  Rs 700

For further information please refer to the KBCS-98 home page  or write to the
KBCS-98 Secretariat.

Address

KBCS-98 Secretariat                      Phone:  +91 (22) 620 1606
National Centre for Software Technology  Fax:  +91 (22) 621 0139
Gulmohar Cross Rd No.  9                 E-mail:   kbcs at konark.ncst.ernet.in
Juhu, Mumbai 400 049, India
URL: http://konark.ncst.ernet.in/~kbcs/kbcs98/


-------------------------------- Message 2 -------------------------------

Date:  Wed, 11 Nov 1998 14:13:20 -0800 (PST)
From:  Munkyung Agnes Kang <6500mak at ucsbuxa.ucsb.edu>
Subject:  Language, Interaction, and Culture



* * * * * * * * * * CALL FOR PAPERS * * * * * * * * * *

The Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture (CLIC)
Graduate Student Association at UCLA

and

The Language, Interaction, and Social Organization (LISO)
Graduate Student Association at UCSB


Issue its call for papers for the fifth annual conference on language,
interaction, and culture to be held April 29-May 1,1999. This year's
conference will be hosted by the LISO Graduate Student Association at the
University of California, Santa Barbara.

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Don Kulick

Dr. Kulick will also lead a pre-conference workshop for graduate students.
Registration information will be forthcoming.

Submissions should address topics at the intersection of language,
interaction, and culture and would preferably be based on recorded,
spontaneous interaction. They must be hard copy and should include: (1) a
detachable title page that includes (a) the title of the paper, (b) the
author's name, affiliation, postal address, e-mail address, and phone
number, (c) a list of equipment needed for the presentation; and (2) SIX
COPIES of a 500-1,000 word extended abstract of the paper. No information
identifying the author may appear in the abstract. Three copies of
submitted abstracts must be received no later than Friday, February 5,
1999.

LISO is an ongoing seminar group at the University of California, Santa
Barbara, whose members share an interest in the analysis of recorded
social interaction through various approaches, including conversation
analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, and functional linguistics. LISO
is composed of faculty and graduate students from linguistics, sociology,
and education, among other departments.

CLIC is located at the University of California, Los Angeles. The purpose
of CLIC is to promote cross-disciplinary discussion about issues regarding
language as a complex resource for thinking and acting in the world. CLIC
is composed of faculty and graduate students from anthropology, applied
linguistics, education, psychology, and sociology.

Submissions not received in triplicate or not received by the deadline
will not be considered. Further questions can be addressed via e-mail to
clic at ucla.edu or harbison at cats.ucsc.edu.

All submissions should be mailed to:
LISO Graduate Student Association
University of California, Santa Barbara
Department of Sociology
2834 Ellison Hall
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-3100


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