Appel: AI and Second Language Learning, FLAIRS, May 2010, Daytona Beach FL USA

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Fri Aug 28 15:25:39 UTC 2009

Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 03:05:23 -0700 (PDT)
From: Charles Hall <CharlesHall at>
Message-ID: <727791.93422.qm at>

Call for Papers: 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,

Types of Submission

2-page papers for posters

6-page papers for talks

Paper submission deadline: November 23rd, 2009.

Notifications: January 22nd, 2010.

Camera readyversion due: February 22, 2010

All accepted papers will be published as FLAIRS proceedings by the

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

Who might be interested? Second language curriculum developers,
materials developers, language schools, ITS creators, language
teachers, commercial word processing developers, and language learners

What kind of studies will be of interest? Papers and contributions and
encourages 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

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

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 (
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 Philip McCarthy,
philmccarthy1 at

Conference Web Sites

Paper submission site: follow the link for
submissions at

FLAIRS-2010 conference web page:

Florida AI Research Society (FLAIRS):

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