Appel: Comlex-2000

Philippe Blache pb at
Mon Jun 19 13:57:15 UTC 2000

From: Jean Veronis <Jean.Veronis at>

Second Call for Papers
Workshop on
22-23 September 2000, Patras, Greece
Organized by WCL, Department of Electrical ? Computer Engineering
University of Patras, Greece
Supported by ISCA (International Speech Communication Association) and
ELSNET (European Network in Language and Speech)

The aim of this workshop is to present the state of the art in corpus
based monolingual and multilingual lexicography (corpora creation,
methods and tools for lexical knowledge extraction, knowledge
representation, etc.) and the integration of various modalities
(textual, spoken, visual) in electronic dictionaries. In particular the
workshop aims at the presentation of current work and results of
national and international projects related to the workshop's subject.
The scientific program will include several invited lectures as well as
submitted paper presentations. Submitted papers will be published in a
volume of Proceedings available at the workshop.
· Electronic corpora for lexicography
· Methods and tools for corpus based lexicography
· Acquisition and reusability of lexicography resources
· Annotation of lexicography resources
· Evaluation and validation of lexicography resources
· Lexical knowledge representation
· Treatment of morphology and polysemy
· Recognition of lexical units in text
· Monolingual and multilingual lexicography
· Integration of various modalities in electronic dictionaries
· Multimedia information retrieval
· Speech synthesis/recognition for multimedia dictionaries
· Encyclopaedic dictionaries
· Specialized dictionaries (language teaching, NLP-applications, etc)
· Internet based dictionaries
· Other subjects related to the workshop
The workshop will be held at the conference centre of the University of
Patras, Greece. Patras is located on the west coast of Greece, 200 km
from Athens. It is the principal seaport linking the country with Italy
and the commercial and cultural centre of Western Greece. Apart from its
beautiful landscape, Patras is close to the famous archaeological sites
of Olympia, Delphi and Corinth.
Anastassiadi-Simeonidi Anna (University of Thessaloniki)
Caragiannis George (Technical University of Athens)
Christodoulakis Dimitris (University of Patras)
Dermatas Evangelos (University of Patras)
Fakotakis Nikos (University of Patras)
Faloutsos Cristos (Carnegie Mellon University)
Gibbon Dafydd (Universit?t Bielefeld)
Kalamboukis Theodore (Athens University of Economics and Business)
King Philip (University of Birmingham)
Kokkinakis George (University of Patras)
Kontos John (Athens University of Economics and Business)
Potapova Rodmonga (Moscow State Linguistic University)
Spyropoulos Konstantinos (Research Centre "Democritos" Athens)
Tsoutsoura Maria (Ionian University)
Veronis Jean (Universit? de Provence)
Zampolli Antonio (University of Pisa)
Cristos Faloutsos
Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University
"Multimedia Information Retrieval"
Dafydd Gibbon
Fakult?t f?r Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft
Universit?t Bielefeld
"Progress in Computational Lexicography"
Jean Veronis
Centre Informatique pour les Lettres et Science Humaines,
Universit? de Provence
"Building dictionaries from knowledge bases"
Antonio Zampolli
Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale del CNR, Pisa
"Electronic corpora for lexicography"
Abstracts of original, not elsewhere published papers may be submitted
either by post (three copies) or preferably by e-mail in ASCII format
only. Submissions should be typed or printed on one side of the paper
only, with ample margins. They should not exceed two A4 pages including
figures and references). All abstracts will be refereed by the
Scientific Committee. Submission of an abstract implies a commitment to
present the paper if accepted.
All submissions should begin with the following information:
Title: title of paper
Author(s): names of author(s)
Affiliation: of author(s)
Contact address: full postal address of main author, followed by other
authors, (if any)
Email: of main author
Fax number: of main author
Phone number: of main author
Electronic submissions should be sent to:
dermatas at
with the subject line "?Author's surname> Submission for COMLEX2000"
Submissions by post should be addressed to:
George Kokkinakis
Department of Electrical ? Computer Engineering
University of Patras
265 00, Patras, Greece
Submission of abstracts: June 15, 2000
Notification of acceptance: July 1, 2000
Camera-ready paper due: August 1, 2000
Advance registration: July 10, 2000
Late registration: September 1, 2000
Workshop: September 22, 2000
The official language of the workshop will be English.
Several hotels are situated on the beach of Rion near the venue.
Accommodation service will be provided.
Hotel prices per night in drachmas
Hotel Single Double
**** 25,000-30,000 35,000-40,000
*** 15,000-20,000 18.000-25.000
** 10,000-14,000 14,000-18,000
The full registration fee includes conference materials, coffee breaks,
welcome reception, two meals, banquet, and the use of conference
Early registration Late Registration
Regular 190 220
Student 145 170
All prices are in Euro.
Ten grants including free registration and accommodation will be given
to students and young scientists by the organizers. Applications should
be submitted together with the abstracts. Further grants are provided by
Email address:
Telephone / Fax:
Date of Birth:
2) Curriculum Vitae with academic records.
3) Complete list of previous publications.
Grant applications should be submitted by email to
dermatas at
George Kokkinakis (Chair)
WCL, Department of Electrical ? Computer Engineering, University of
Nikos Fakotakis (Vice Chair)
WCL, Department of Electrical ? Computer Engineering, University of
Evangelos Dermatas (Secretary)
WCL, Department of Electrical ? Computer Engineering, University of

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