21.3288, Calls: Comp Ling, Socioling/USA

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Subject: 21.3288, Calls: Comp Ling, Socioling/USA

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Date: 14-Aug-2010
From: Matt Lease < ml at ischool.utexas.edu >
Subject: CrowdConf
 

	
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From: Matt Lease [ml at ischool.utexas.edu]
Subject: CrowdConf

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Full Title: CrowdConf 

Date: 04-Oct-2010 - 04-Oct-2010
Location: San Francisco, USA 
Contact Person: Aaron Shaw
Meeting Email: papers at crowdflower.com
Web Site: http://crowdconf.com 

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics 

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2010 

Meeting Description:

CrowdConf will bring together researchers, technologists, outsourcing 
entrepreneurs, legal scholars, and artists for the first time to discuss how 
crowdsourcing is transforming human computation and the future of work. 
The conference includes a series of peer-reviewed presentation tracks, 
posters, technology demonstrations as well as invited keynote addresses 
from leaders in crowdsourcing. 

Call For Papers

Call for Papers, Demos, and Posters
http://crowdconf.com/papers.html

We solicit submissions of papers, presentations, posters, and 
demonstrations. All submissions are welcome and will be peer reviewed by 
members of the program committee. Submissions of broad interest will be 
invited for presentation as talks.

Submissions are invited on all topics regarding crowdsourcing, including:

-Past, present, and future of crowdsourcing
-Quality assurance and metrics
-Social and economic implications of crowdsourcing
-Task design/Worker incentives
-Innovative projects, experiments, and applications

Important Dates
-Submissions due Sept. 1
-Acceptance Decision: Sept. 15

Reviewing will be double-blind. Submissions must be anonymized and sent 
in PDF format. Papers should be formatted according to modified ACM 
guidelines used for WWW 2010: 
http://www2010.org/www/authors/submissions/formatting-guidelines.

Papers must describe original, unpublished research, be 10 pages of less, 
and include an abstract of less than 250 words. Accepted papers will 
appear in the conference proceedings, some papers will be selected for for 
'full' or 'spotlight' presentations.

Posters, presentations, or demonstrations must be an abstract of less than 
500 words. May be previously published or presented. Are eligible only for 
'full' or 'spotlight' presentations.

Email submissions to papers at crowdconf.com, including author name(s),
affiliation(s), and contact information in your email.

Program Committee Chairs
Alex Sorokin, Crowdflower
Aaron Shaw, Harvard University

Program Committee
Judd Antin, Yahoo! Research
Jonathan Chang. Facebook
Alek Felstiner, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
David Forsyth, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
John Horton, Harvard University
Niki Kittur, Carnegie Mellon
Aaron Koblin. Google
Matthew Lease, University of Texas at Austin
Greg Little, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cameron Marlow, Facebook
Winter Mason, Yahoo! Research
Devi Parikh, Toyota Technical Institute
Barney Pell, Microsof
David Pennock, Yahoo! Research
Clay Shirky, New York University
Siddharth Suri, Yahoo! Research
Rion Snow, Twitter





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