[Corpora-List] Deadline extension to November 14th - CLIN28 Call for abstracts

Kunneman, F.A. (Florian) f.kunneman at let.ru.nl
Thu Nov 2 13:38:50 CET 2017

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CLIN 28: Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands - Final Call for Abstracts

The 28th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in The Netherlands (CLIN 28) will be organised by the Centre for Language Studies at Radboud University. CLIN 28 will take place in Nijmegen, The Netherlands on January 26, 2018.

Abstract submission information

Researchers are invited to submit, in English, abstracts describing work on all aspects of computational linguistics and related language and speech technologies and applications.

Submissions should include:

Name, affiliation and contact details of each author Presentation title An abstract in PDF of 500 words maximum (excluding references), outlining their presentation A stated preference for oral presentation or poster

Presentation abstracts should be submitted electronically, no later than November 14th, 2017 (12PM, GMT/UTC + 01:00 hour) via the submission website at EasyChair<https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=clin28>.

STIL Thesis Prize

Since CLIN 20, a special annual thesis prize, sponsored by STIL, is awarded to the best Master thesis in computational linguistics. STIL is the Stichting Toepassing Inductieve Leertechnieken.

Master theses submitted to and evaluated at a university or organization of higher education in the Netherlands or Flanders are eligible for the prize. The thesis should address a topic in computational linguistics or its applications, and may be written in Dutch or English. See http://www.let.rug.nl/vannoord/Clin/stilprijs.html for information on the full requirements and procedure.

Shared Task

CLIN 28 includes a shared task on spelling correction for Dutch. A detailed description of the task is given here: http://clin28.cls.ru.nl/shared_task.

Three annotated documents for validation purposes have already been released. A validation set consisting of 50 Wikipedia articles will follow. The data and evaluation scripts are shared through https://github.com/LanguageMachines/CLIN28_ST_spelling_correction.


For more information about CLIN 28: visit the website at http://clin28.cls.ru.nl/ or contact us at clin28 at cls.ru.nl<mailto:clin28 at cls.ru.nl> or https://twitter.com/clin_28.

Main organizers

Christoph Aurnhammer Erkan Basar Merijn Beeksma Antal van den Bosch Maarten van Gompel Franc Grootjen Iris Hendrickx Florian Kunneman Alessandro Lopopolo Louis Onrust Chara Tsoukala

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