20.2898, Calls: Applied Ling, Comp Ling, Lang Acquisition/USA

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LINGUIST List: Vol-20-2898. Thu Aug 27 2009. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 20.2898, Calls: Applied Ling, Comp Ling, Lang Acquisition/USA

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Date: 27-Aug-2009
From: Charles Hall < charles.hall at memphis.edu >
Subject: Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society

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Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 16:49:03
From: Charles Hall [charles.hall at memphis.edu]
Subject: Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society

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Full Title: Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society 
Short Title: FLAIRS -- AI & SLL 

Date: 19-May-2010 - 21-May-2010
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida, USA 
Contact Person: Charles Hall
Meeting Email: charles.hall at memphis.edu
Web Site: http://tinyurl.com/mcs663 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition 

Call Deadline: 23-Nov-2009 

Meeting Description:

AI and Second Language Learning, Special Track at the 23rd International FLAIRS Conference in cooperation with the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA May 19th- 21st, 2010
What is AI and Second Language Learning [AI & SSL]? 

Second language learning refers to any natural language (e.g. English, Spanish, Hindi) that is learned by way of study. The AI & SSL track is particularly interested in how technology (e.g. software programs, packages, ITSs, or any computational device) facilitates or otherwise affects that learning.
Who might be interested? 

Second language curriculum developers, materials developers, language schools, ITS creators, language teachers, commercial word processing developers, and language learners. 

Call for Papers:

Papers and contributions are encouraged for any work that relates to second language learning, ESL/EFL/ESP, or related subjects to AI. Topics of interest may include (but are in no way limited to):
1. ITS Shells for ESP [English for Specific Purposes] Needs
2. Using AI for L2 Reading, Speaking, Writing, Listening, or Grammaring
3. AI and CBI [Content Based Instruction] in Language Learning
4. Diagnostics, Assessment, and AI
5. Moving beyond the Moodle: CMS for Language Learning
6. Corpus Linguistics, AI, and Global English
7. Intercultural Simulations with Avatars
8. Games that Teach and Learn

Leading papers will also be considered for publication as chapters in the forthcoming book: Applied Natural Language Processing and Content Analysis: Advances in Identification, Investigation, and Resolution

Types of Submission:

2-page papers for posters                                                     
6-page papers for talks
Paper submission deadline: November 23rd, 2009.             
Notifications: January 22nd, 2010.
Camera ready version due: February 22, 2010 
All accepted papers will be published as FLAIRS proceedings by the AAAI.

Submission Guidelines for the ANLP Track:

Papers must be submitted according to AAAI formatting guidelines. The papers should be original work (i.e., not submitted, in submission, or submitted to another conference while in review) and are due by November 23rd, 2009. Papers must be submitted as PDF through the EasyChair conference system (http://www.FLAIRS-23.info). Authors should indicate the special track of ANLP for submissions. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register, attend, and present the paper at FLAIRS. 
Further Information:

Questions regarding the ANLP Special Track should be addressed to the track co-chairs:

Charles Hall, cehall at memphis.edu        
Philip McCarthy, philmccarthy1 at gmail.com
Conference Web Sites:

Paper submission site: follow the link for submissions at http://www.FLAIRS-23.info
FLAIRS-2010 conference web page: http://www.flairs-23.info/
Florida AI Research Society (FLAIRS): http://www.flairs.com

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