CORPORA2008 DEADLINE EXTENSION
International Conference CORPUS LINGUISTICS - 2008' will be held in St. Petersburg, from 6th to 10th October 2008.
The conference is intended to cover a wide range of issues in corpus linguistics, of either theoretical or practical significance. The topics of the conference encompass the representativeness of corpora, relevance of source documents, linguistic and metalinguistic mark-up, as well as other subjects of the linguistic, programming, and management fields in corpora making. A special area of corpus linguistics proposed for discussion is the use of corpora in linguistic research and development of dedicated tools, primarily user-friendly corpus managers for linguistically informed search. Another focal point of the conference will be the co-ordination of research in corpus linguistics in Russia and formulation of standards in this domain. The speakers and other participants will be invited to review the results of the conference at the final roundtable session.
The language of the presentations can be Russian or English.
Applicants should register their interest in attending the conference by submitting full papers by June 30, 2008.
The papers will be selected on the basis of relevance to conference topics and prior significance for contemporary issues in corpora making and use.
Notice of acceptance will be sent to authors by July 15, 2008.
Camera-ready papers should be presented by August 15, 2008.
The Proceedings will be published by the beginning of the Conference.
Organising Committee of the Conference Corpus Linguistics - 2008' Department of Mathematical Linguistics Faculty of Philology and Arts St. Petersburg State University Universitetskaya emb., 11 199034, St. Petersburg, Russia
Telephone: +7 (812) 3 289 519
Email: corpora2008 at yandex.ru
The Organising Committee
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