[Corpora-List] Slovko 2007 First Call

Slovko slovko at korpus.juls.savba.sk
Sun Dec 3 10:08:00 CET 2006


The Fourth International Seminar
NLP, Computational Lexicography and Terminology

October 25th – 27th 2007, Bratislava, Slovakia

Ľudovít Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Sciences


The seminar will provide a meeting point for people working in the field of the
natural language processing, computational lexicography and terminology. With
this broad thematic framework in mind, papers are invited describing activities
concerning Slavic languages in particular, as well as those dealing with bi-
and multilingual projects involving at least one Slavic or other European


The topics may include – but are not limited to:
Theoretical issues of computational lexicography and terminography
Bilingual lexicography and terminography
Dictionary structure and dictionary entries compilation
Corpus development: data collection, annotation and processing, word
sense disambiguation, co-occurrence analysis and pertinent collocations
of lexicographical and terminographical relevance
New methods in data extraction and terminology mining from corpora
Terminology databases and terminology management systems
Linguistic components of information systems

Program Committee

Peter Ďurčo (University of St. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, Slovakia)
Radovan Garabík (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia)
Jan Hajič (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
Patrick Hanks (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Aleš Horák (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Alexandra Jarošová (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia)
Karel Oliva (Institute of the Czech Language, Prague, Czech Republic)
Karel Pala (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
Vladimír Petkevič (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
Klaus-Dirk Schmitz (University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany)

Organizing Committee
Jana Levická
Mária Šimková
Dorota Vasilišinová
Dáša Zvončeková
Miroslava Avramovová

Submission information

The presentations may be held in any Slavic language as well as in English. The
language for submitting your abstract and paper is English. Depending on the
number of presentations in Slavic languages, we may split the programme into
two sessions, one will be held entirely in English while the other one will
gather Slavic language presentations. Therefore we kindly ask you to inform us
about the language of your presentation when submitting the abstract. All
abstracts will be reviewed by the members of the programme committee by May 7th
, 2007. Accepted abstracts will serve as the basis for the conference

If you intend to present a paper, please send an abstract in a plain text file
by March 12th , 2007.

The deadline for camera-ready version of the paper is August 1st , 2007. No
further changes of papers will be possible.

The authors are strongly encouraged to write their papers in LaTeX format,
using the llncs2e document class. Please refer to the instructions found on
Springer website http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html#Proceedings

Alternatively, if you prefer to work in WYSIWIG environment, you can submit
your article in OpenOffice 2 format, with standard fonts. If you need to use
any special fonts, make sure they are TrueType fonts with correct unicode
table, otherwise the article will most probably NOT be formatted as you would
expect. Please, include the font with your article as well as a PDF or
PostScript version with all fonts embedded.

We expect the proceedings to be published in time for the conference.

Conference venue and accommodation

Inštitút pre verejnú správu
Schneidera Trnavského 1/A
841 01 Bratislava

Arranged accommodation is a University campus type of higher quality offering
en-suite single, double and triple rooms. If you would like to arrange your own
accommodation we recommend hotels in the Bratislava city centre (e.g. Hotel
Devín or Hotel Danube) with direct connection provided by the public transport
to the conference venue. For further information about Bratislava hotels,
see http://www.visit.bratislava.sk/en/

Conference fees

The seminar fee is planned to be 3 500 SKK (students, including PhD ones, 1 500
SKK) or the equivalent in euros according to the actual exchange rate (for
exchange rates, please see http://www.nbs.sk). The fee will cover the
costs of one copy of the proceedings, coffee break refreshment, breakfasts,
lunches, social event and organizing costs. Please note that accommodation and
evening meals are not included (except for the pre-paid banquet). The
conference fee should be paid before June 30th, 2007. After this date the
conference fee is 50% higher.

Bank transfer to:
Všeobecná úverová banka, a.s.
Mlynské Nivy 1
829 90 Bratislava
Account number: 007000006607
Bank code: 8180
IBAN Number: SK23 8180 0000 0070 0000 6607
Note that the payment for the accommodation will be done at the beginning of the conference.

If you intend to take part in the seminar, please fill in the registration form
and return it to (by e-mail, fax or snail-mail) by December 20th, 2006:

Jana Levická
Department of Slovak National Corpus
Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics
Panská 26, 813 64 Bratislava, SLOVAKIA
slovko at korpus.juls.savba.sk
janal at korpus.juls.savba.sk


Conference Registration: December 20th, 2006
Abstract submission deadline: March 12th, 2007
Notification of acceptance: May 7th, 2007
Conference fee payment: June 30th, 2007
Camera-ready papers due: August 1st, 2007
Slovko07 conference: October 25th – 27th, 2007


Registration Form

SLOVKO 2007 Conference
October 25th - 27th 2007
Bratislava, Slovakia






I would like to present a paper (cca 20 minutes): ( )yes ( )no

Accommodation preferences (prices per person per night):

single room (with a TV set) – 570 SKK/~16 €* ( )ok
double room (with a TV set) – 500 SKK/~14 € ( )ok
double room (without a TV set) – 450 SKK/~12 € ( )ok
triple room (without a TV set) – 400 SKK/~11 € ( )ok

Signature (not required if sent by e-mail)

*The number of single rooms is limited and therefore we will allocate them on
a first come, first served basis. In case a single occupancy of a double or
triple room, additional 50% of the price will be charged.

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