[Corpora-List] REMINDER: Workshop on NLP for Reading and Writing at SLTC 2008, Stockholm 20-21 Nov 2008:Call for Abstracts

Sofie Johansson Kokkinakis sofie.johansson.kokkinakis at svenska.gu.se
Fri Oct 10 12:03:01 CEST 2008


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Workshop on NLP for Reading and Writing - resources, algorithms and tools hosted at the SLTC conference, Stockholm 20-21 November 2008.

http://spraakbanken.gu.se/personal/sofie/SLTC_2008/SLTC_2008.html

Deadline for submission of abstracts for this workshop is *October 13 2008*.

Topics of interest for the workshop:

* NLP-techniques for linguistic aids and document handling such as

spelling and grammar checking, document structuring, thematic

segmentation, and information retrieval for the writer.

* The role of NLP-tools for new communication channels such as web

chat, blogs, e-mail, SMS.

* Theories and methods that give better understanding for how

language tools can be integrated in the use of language.

* Support for multilingualism, minority languages and reading and

writing disabilities.

* Keystroke logging (e.g. ScriptLog, InputLog, JEdit, Trace-it) as a

tool for understanding writing, text processing and language

development.

* Speech technology for the purpose of dictation and text flow

understanding.

* Studies that investigate the usage of language tools.

* Interaction design of writing and reading environments.

Organizers:

Sylvana Sofkova Hashemi (sylvana at ling.gu.se), Department of Linguistics, University of Gothenburg

Ola Knutsson (knutsson at csc.kth.se), School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH

Rickard Domeij (rickard.domeij at sprakradet.se), Language Council of Sweden, Institute of Language and Folklore

Sofie Johansson Kokkinakis (sofie at svenska.gu.se), Institute for Swedish as a Second Language, Språkbanken, Department of Swedish, Gothenburg University

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