[Corpora-List] 10th Web as Corpus Workshop (WAC-10) First Call for Papers

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Roberto Navigli (from Android) Il 12/feb/2015 02:57 "C. Paul Cook" <paul.cook at unb.ca> ha scritto:

> The 10th Web as Corpus Workshop (WAC-10)
> First Call for Papers
> 10 August 2015, Herstmonceux Castle, UK
> Submission deadline: 24 April 2015
> http://www.sigwac.org.uk/wiki/WAC10
> Endorsed by the Special Interest Group of the ACL on Web as Corpus
> The web has become increasingly popular as a source of linguistic data,
> not only within the NLP community, but also with lexicographers and
> linguists. Accordingly, web corpora continue to gain importance, given
> their size and diversity in terms of genres/text types. However, a number
> of issues in web corpus construction still need much research, ranging
> from questions of corpus design to more-technical aspects of efficient
> construction of large corpora. Similarly, the systematic evaluation of web
> corpora, for example in the form of task-based comparisons to traditional
> corpora, has only lately shifted into focus.
> For a decade now, the ACL SIGWAC, and especially the highly successful Web
> as Corpus (WAC) workshops, have served as a platform for researchers
> interested in building and working with web-derived corpora. Past
> workshops have been co-located with EACL, NAACL, LREC, WWW, and Corpus
> Linguistics.
> This year we are excited to be collocated with Electronic lexicography in
> the 21st century: linking lexical data in the digital age (eLex 2015).
> This will be the first time that WAC has co-located with a lexicography
> conference.
> As in previous years, the 10th Web as Corpus workshop (WAC-10) invites
> original contributions pertaining to all aspects of web corpora, including
> data collection, cleaning, duplicate removal, document filtering,
> linguistic post-processing and annotation, and the use of web corpora in
> language technology and linguistics. Because of its co-location with a
> lexicography conference, WAC-10 particularly encourages submissions
> related to the use of web corpora in lexicography.
> A major challenge in the construction of web corpora is the question of
> the quality and the evaluation of both the software used in the
> construction of web corpora as well as the corpora themselves. WAC10
> encourages submissions related to these issues.
> All submissions should follow the ACL-IJCNLP 2015 style guidelines and
> must be in PDF format.
> Full paper submissions may consist of up to eight (8) pages of content
> plus any number of pages consisting of only references. Short papers may
> consist of up to four (4) pages of content plus any number of pages
> consisting of only references. Full papers will be distinguished from
> short papers in the proceedings.
> Papers will be presented either orally or as posters at the workshop.
> There will be no distinction between papers presented orally and those
> presented as posters in the proceedings.
> Reviewing of papers will be double-blind. Therefore, the paper must not
> include the authors' names and affiliations. Furthermore, self-references
> that reveal the author's identity, e.g., "We previously showed (Smith,
> 1991) ...", must be avoided. Instead, use citations such as "Smith (1991)
> previously showed ...". Papers not conforming to these requirements will
> be rejected without review.
> We strongly recommend the use of the ACL-IJCNLP 2015 LaTeX style files or
> Microsoft Word Style files. The style files and example documents will be
> available from the workshop website. We reserve the right to reject
> submissions that do not conform to these styles including font and page
> size restrictions.
> Paul Cook, University of New Brunswick (paul.cook at unb.ca)
> Roland Schäfer, Freie Universität Berlin (roland.schaefer at fu-berlin.de
> )
> Egon Stemle, EURAC (egon.stemle at eurac.edu)
> PROGRAMM COMMITTEE (Confirmed so far)
> Andrea Abel, European Academy Bolzano / Bozen
> Felix Bildhauer, Freie Universität Berlin
> Jesse Egbert, Brigham Young University
> Stefan Evert, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
> Simon Krek, Jožef Stefan Institute
> Lothar Lemnitzer, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
> Robert Lew, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
> Nikola Ljubešić, University of Zagreb
> Carolin Müller-Spitzer, Institut für Deutsche Sprache
> Siva Reddy, University of Edinburgh
> Steffen Remus, TU Darmstadt
> Pavel Rychly, Masaryk University
> Serge Sharoff, University of Leeds
> Yukio Tono, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
> Andreas Witt, Institut für Deutsche Sprache
> Torsten Zesch, University of Duisburg-Essen
> 24 April 2015: Paper submission deadline (23:59 GMT-12)
> 29 May 2015: Notification
> 19 June 2015: Camera-ready deadline
> 10 August 2015: WAC-10 Workshop
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