Appel: 6th EAMT Workshop: Teaching Machine Translation

Alexis Nasr alexis.nasr at LINGUIST.JUSSIEU.FR
Tue Mar 26 18:03:23 UTC 2002

C A L L    F O R    P A P E R S

Subject: 6th EAMT Workshop: Teaching Machine Translation
Date: 14 - 15 November 2002
Venue: UMIST, Manchester, England

Call for Papers

The sixth EAMT Workshop will take place on 14-15 November 2002
hosted by the Centre for Computational Linguistics, UMIST,
Manchester, England.

Organised by the European Association for Machine Translation,
in association with the Natural Language Translation Specialist
Group of the British Computer Society, the Workshop will focus
on the topic of:

                    Teaching Machine Translation

The following topics are of interest:

   why and to whom should MT be taught?
   teaching the theoretical background of MT: linguistics,
      computer science, translation theory
   addressing preconceptions about MT in the classroom
   the use of commercial MT programs in hands-on teaching
   teaching computational aspects of MT to non-computational students
   web-based distance learning of MT
   MT education and industry: bridging the gap between academia
      and the real world
   teaching pre- and post-editing skills to MT users
   teaching MT evaluation
   building modules or `toy' MT systems in the laboratory
   experiences of the evaluation of MT instruction
   the role of MT in language learning
   translation studies and MT

We invite submissions of an extended abstract of your proposed paper,
up to two pages, summarizing the main points that will be made in the
actual paper.

Submissions will be reviewed by members of the Programme Committee.
Authors of accepted papers will be asked to submit a full version
of the paper, maximum 12 pages, which will be included in the

A stylefile for accepted submissions will be available in due course.

Initially, an extended abstract should be sent, preferably by email
as an attachment in any of the standard formats (doc, html, pdf, ps)
or as plain text, to Harold.Somers at

Otherwise, hardcopy can be sent to:
Harold Somers, Centre for Computational Linguistics, UMIST, PO Box 88,
Manchester M60 1QD, England, or by fax to +44 161 200 3091.

Programme Committee

     Harold Somers, UMIST, Manchester
     Derek Lewis, University of Exeter
     Ruslan Mitkov, University of Wolverhampton
     Mikel Forcada, Universitat d'Alacant

Important dates:

 Deadline for extended abstract: 31 July 2002
 Acceptance notification: 6 September 2002
 Final copies due: 14 October 2002
 Conference dates: 14-15 November 2002

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