13.1044, Calls: Computational Ling, Applied Computing

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-13-1044. Mon Apr 15 2002. ISSN: 1068-4875.

Subject: 13.1044, Calls: Computational Ling, Applied Computing

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1)
Date:  Mon, 15 Apr 2002 17:46:22 +0800 (CST)
From:  Jing-Shin Chang <jshin at csie.ncnu.edu.tw>
Subject:  Special Issue -- Word Formation and Chinese Language Processing

2)
Date:  Sun, 14 Apr 2002 17:32:44 +0300 (WET)
From:  George Angelos Papadopoulos <george at cs.ucy.ac.cy>
Subject:  ACM SAC'03 -- Call for Tracks -- Deadline Extended

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

Date:  Mon, 15 Apr 2002 17:46:22 +0800 (CST)
From:  Jing-Shin Chang <jshin at csie.ncnu.edu.tw>
Subject:  Special Issue -- Word Formation and Chinese Language Processing

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URL: http://www.research.att.com/~rws/special_issue.html.
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CALL FOR PAPERS

      Special Issue of Journal of Computational Linguistics
      and Chinese Language Processing

              "Word Formation and Chinese Language Processing"

      Guest Editor: Richard Sproat, AT&T Labs -- Research

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Contributions are invited for a special issue of the Journal of
Computational Linguistics and Chinese Processing on the topic of word
formation and Chinese Language processing. Areas of interest include,
but are not limited to:

          - Word formation in models of Chinese word segmentation and
            named entity extraction. Areas of interest include automatic
            detection of:

                    - morphologically productive constructions such as
                      compounds
                    - abbreviations (suoxie)
                    - personal names
                    - proper names of individuals, companies
                    - foreign words in transliteration.
                    - morphologically-based variation among human
                      segmenters and its relevance for Chinese segmentation
                      standards.

          - Computational or statistical work that lends insights on
            linguistic questions, such as morphological productivity or the
            formation of abbreviations.

          - Computational perspectives on the historical development of
            morphological complexity in Chinese.

The tentative plan is to publish this special issue as volume 8, issue
2, August 2003.

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Instructions for Submission

Papers should follow the style guidelines for the Journal of
Computational Linguistics and Chinese Processing. Papers should be
sent to the guest editor, by the submission date listed below. The
submission should be either:

          - Electronically to rws at research.att.com. The "Subject:" line
            should be: JCLCP Special Issue Submission
            The following formats are acceptable:

                    - Postscript
                    - Adobe PDF

            If you cannot produce an electronic version in either of these
            formats, or if the editor informs you of a problem with your
            electronic submission, then please follow the instructions for
            hardcopy submission.

          - Or, Three hardcopies to:
            Richard Sproat, Room B-207
            AT&T Labs -- Research
            180 Park Avenue, Room B207, P.O.Box 971
            Florham Park, NJ 07932-0000
            USA

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Important Dates

  Submission of Papers:          November 30, 2002
  Notification of Acceptance:    January 31, 2003
  Final Version Due:             April 1, 2003
  Special Issue Date:            August, 2003
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-------------------------------- Message 2 -------------------------------

Date:  Sun, 14 Apr 2002 17:32:44 +0300 (WET)
From:  George Angelos Papadopoulos <george at cs.ucy.ac.cy>
Subject:  ACM SAC'03 -- Call for Tracks -- Deadline Extended

	   2003 ACM SYMPOSIUM ON APPLIED COMPUTING (SAC'03)
	      Melbourne, Florida, USA, 9-12 March, 2003

	      http://www.acm.org/conferences/sac/sac2003

		   *** Call for Track Proposals ***

	      *** Deadline Extended to 25th of April ***

For the past seventeen years the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
(SAC) has been a primary forum for applied computer scientists,
computer engineers and application developers to gather, interact and
present their work.  The ACM Special Interest Group on Applied
Computing (SIGAPP)is the sole sponsor of SAC.  The conference
proceedings are published by ACM and are also available on the web
through ACM's Digital Library.

SAC is based on a flexible structure of mostly self-contained and
self-managed tracks.  Over the past years it has hosted tracks on a
variety of topics such as Artificial Intelligence, BioInformatics,
Computers in Education, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Internet
Technologies, Software Engineering, etc.  SAC'02, which was held in
Madrid, Spain, consisted of 21 tracks which hosted 194 accepted papers
out of 457 submissions.

The 18th Annual SAC (SAC'03) will be hosted by the Florida Institute
of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, USA between 9-12 of March 2003.
The conference Organizing Committee solicits proposals for hosting
tracks.  Perspective track chairs should submit an up to two pages
description for organizing a track, which should include the following
items:

1) The proposed title for the track with a description of
   its aims, topics it will cover and rationale for having
   such a track in SAC. This rationale should refer to any
   related conference events that are held regularly and
   why the proposed track differs from them or complements them.
   The proposed track should not be over general but also
   not overly specialized, thus being able to attract a wide
   audience of people sharing similar interests. Proposals from
   industry are also welcomed. Despite its name, SAC also welcomes
   topics of mostly theoretical nature, provided there is clear
   practical potential in applying the results of such work.

2) A short description of the activities the track chair will
   undertake upon acceptance of the proposal, to disseminate the
   call-for-papers for his/her track, manage the review process and
   collect final materials from authors of accepted papers. (Specific
   guidelines to track chairs regarding these issues will also be
   provided.)

3) A short CV of the perspective track chair(s) with reference to
   research interests and publication record directly related to
   the themes of the proposed track, and any previous experience
   of involvement in the organization of similar events (in the
   interest of brevity, reference to a personal web page where such
   information can be found will be sufficient).

All proposals will be reviewed by the Conference and Program Chairs
with respect to the above criteria.  The Chairs reserve the right to:
(1) accept a proposal as is, (2) recommend merging of similar
proposals with a considerable overlap in the topics addressed (in this
case the track chairs of the different proposals will be asked to form
a single chair), (3) reject a proposal.

Upon acceptance of a proposal, the track chairs will be notified of
their responsibilities in managing the affairs of their tracks, as
such responsibilities are defined by both ACM and SAC Organizing
Committee. The Chairs reserve the right to cancel at any time a track,
if these responsibilities are not addressed adequately by respective
track chair(s).

Please submit your proposal electronically and in any acceptable
readable form to:

George A. Papadopoulos
Department of Computer Science
University of Cyprus
E-Mail: george at cs.ucy.ac.cy
Tel: +357 22 892242
Fax: +357 22 339062

IMPORTANT DATES (slightly modified from the original CFT):

25    April 2002: Submission of track proposals
10    May   2002: Notification of acceptance/rejection
20    May   2002: Call-For-Papers for accepted tracks
6     Sept  2002: Submission of papers and tutorial proposals
18    Oct   2002: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
8     Nov   2002: Camera-Ready copies of accepted papers
9-12  March 2003: SAC'03 takes place



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