21.3243, Disc: Ask and Answer Questions on CL/NLP

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Subject: 21.3243, Disc: Ask and Answer Questions on CL/NLP

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Date: 29-Jul-2010
From: Leo Ferres < leoferres at gmail.com >
Subject: Ask and Answer Questions on CL/NLP
 

	
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Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 13:57:49
From: Leo Ferres [leoferres at gmail.com]
Subject: Ask and Answer Questions on CL/NLP

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Dear all;

I don't know if you're aware of sites like StackOverflow
(http://stackoverflow.com/), where people go to ask questions about
computer science. The questions and the answers get rated by the community,
and the best answers, in a way, 'bubble up' and finally constitute a great
resource. 

There are different sites with different topics. The most impressive I have
seen is MathOverflow (http://mathoverflow.net/), where only research
questions get asked. If you check out the users, it looks like a who's-who
of mathematical research.

I was wondering if we help set up an NLP/CL site much like MathOverflow.
There is in fact an incipient attempt at this (see
http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/2761/natural-language-processing-and-computational-linguistics-nlp-cl).
This is, of course, all free. I hope there is enough enthusiasm for this,
since I believe it could be a good thing for the discipline.

Regards,

Leo

Leo Ferres, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of ConcepciĆ³n, ConcepciĆ³n,
Chile 


Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics




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