[Corpora-List] HLT2012 - Second Call for Papers

Kadri Muischnek kadri.muischnek at ut.ee
Thu Apr 5 14:50:54 CEST 2012

============================ HLT2012 - Second Call for Papers ============================

The Fifth Baltic Conference HUMAN LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGIES - THE BALTIC PERSPECTIVE TARTU, Estonia, October 4-5, 2012

Motivation ----------

"The conference will provide a significant push for research, development and implementation of computer technologies for languages of the Baltic countries. The main goals of the conference include raising public awareness of the important role of the human language technologies in information society, sharing information about latest developments in the area of computer linguistics, building interdisciplinary ties between specialists of computational science, linguistic and information management, raising awareness about development of smaller languages in the European Union and sharing experience and establishing co-operation between different institutions of the Baltic countries and the European Union," was written in the call for papers of the First Baltic HLT Conference.

Meanwhile, six years and four Baltic HLT conferences have passed by, but the main ideas remain the same.

Main topics of this conference are (but not limited to):

* Multilinguality in language resources

* Human Language Technology applications

--- NEWS ------

Important dates ---------------

* April 20, 2012 Abstracts due (500 -- 1000 words)

* May 15, 2012 Notification of acceptance

* June 29, 2012 Camera-ready copies (up to 8 pages for regular papers and up to 4 pages for posters and demos)

* October 3, 2012 Welcome reception: (Tartu Science Centre AHHAA, includes exposition excursion)

* October 4-5, 2012 HLT2012 Conference

Registration fees -----------------

* Early registration (until June 29, 2012): 110 EUR

* Late registration: (until September 20, 2012): 150 EUR

* On-site registration: 170 EUR

Students: 80 EUR (please send a proof of academic standing at the registration time)

All prices include VAT 20%

SUBMISSIONS -----------

The conference will consist primarily of oral presentations, posters and demonstrations sessions. Abstracts of papers (about 500 -- 1000 words) should be submitted via the EasyChair conference tool: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hlt2012. Abstracts will be blind reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee. Therefore, authors' names and affiliations SHOULD NOT APPEAR in the abstract.

PROCEEDINGS -----------

Accepted papers selected by an international programme committee will be published in the official conference proceedings by IOS Press, Online Open Access, Book series: Frontiers in AI and Applications (www.frontiersinai.com).

Invited speakers ----------------

Peter Wittenburg, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands

Organisers and supporters -------------------------

The Conference is organised by Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu, and supported by CLARIN, META-NORD, National Programme of Estonian Language Technology and Centre of Excellence in Computer Science, EXCS

International Programme Committee: ----------------------------------

Arvi Tavast (chair), Institute of the Estonian Language, Estonia Tanel Alumäe, Institute of Cybernetics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Eckhard Bick, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark Koenraad De Smedt University of Bergen, Norway Mark Fishel, University of Zurich, Switzerland Markus Forsberg, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Gintare Grigonyte, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania Karin Harbusch, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany Heiki-Jaan Kaalep, University of Tartu, Estonia Kaarel Kaljurand, University of Zurich, Switzerland Adam Kilgarriff, Lexical Computing Ltd, UK Ramón López-Cózar Delgado, University of Granada, Spain Bente Maegaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Ruta Marcinkeviciene, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania Beata Megyesi, Uppsala University, Sweden Costanza Navarretta, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Joakim Nivre, Uppsala University, Sweden Bolette Sandford Pedersen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Fabio Rinaldi, University of Zurich, Switzerland Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, University of Iceland, Iceland Inguna Skadina IMCS / Tilde, Latvia Jörg Tiedemann, Uppsala University, Sweden Martin Volk, University of Zurich, Switzerland Peter Wittenburg, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands Anssi Yli-Jyra, University of Helsinki, Finland

Local Organising Committee: --------------------------- Kadri Vider (chair) Neeme Kahusk Kadri Muischnek Heili Orav Kadri Raudvere Urve Talvik

Venue ----- Tartu Science centre AHHAA, Sadama 1 51004 Tartu Estonia http://www.ahhaa.ee/

Language --------

The conference language for presentations and publications is English.

Contact -------

Web page: http://www.cl.ut.ee/HLT2012 E-mail: hlt2012 at ut.ee

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