[Corpora-List] "LT4HALA 2022" Workshop at LREC 2022: Deadline Extension

Passarotti Marco Carlo (marco.passarotti) marco.passarotti at unicatt.it
Mon Apr 4 12:18:39 CEST 2022

LT4HALA 2022 -- deadline extension -- Second Workshop on Language Technologies for Historical and Ancient LAnguages @ LREC 2022

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The paper submission deadline for LT4HALA 2022 is extended to April 15. - Website: https://circse.github.io/LT4HALA/2022 - START submission site: https://www.softconf.com/lrec2022/LT4HALA/ - Place: co-located with LREC 2022, Marseille, France - Date: 25 June 2022 (post-conference workshop)

DESCRIPTION LT4HALA 2022 is a one-day workshop that seeks to bring together scholars who are developing and/or are using Language Technologies (LTs) for historically attested languages, so to foster cross-fertilization between the Computational Linguistics community and the areas in the Humanities dealing with historical linguistic data, e.g. historians, philologists, linguists, archaeologists and literary scholars. LT4HALA 2022 follows LT4HALA 2020 that was organized in the context of LREC 2020 (proceedings: https://aclanthology.org/volumes/2020.lt4hala-1/). Despite the current availability of large collections of digitized texts written in historical languages, such interdisciplinary collaboration is still hampered by the limited availability of annotated linguistic resources for most of the historical languages. Creating such resources is a challenge and an obligation for LTs, both to support historical linguistic research with the most updated technologies and to preserve those precious linguistic data that survived from past times. Relevant topics for the workshop include, but are not limited to: - handling spelling variation; - detection and correction of OCR errors; - creation and annotation of digital resources; - deciphering; - morphological/syntactic/semantic analysis of textual data; - adaptation of tools to address diachronic/diatopic/diastratic variation in texts; - teaching ancient languages with NLP tools; - NLP-driven theoretical studies in historical linguistics; - evaluation of NLP tools.

SUBMISSIONS For the workshop, we invite papers of different types such as experimental papers, reproduction papers, resource papers, position papers, survey papers. Both long and short papers describing original and unpublished work are welcome. Long papers should deal with substantial completed research and/or report on the development of new methodologies. They may consist of up to 8 pages of content plus 2 pages of references. Short papers are instead appropriate for reporting on works in progress or for describing a singular tool or project. They may consist of up to 4 pages of content plus 2 pages of references. We encourage the authors of papers reporting experimental results to make their results reproducible and the entire process of analysis replicable, by making the data and the tools they used available. The form of the presentation may be oral or poster, whereas in the proceedings there is no difference between the accepted papers. The submission is NOT anonymous. The LREC official format is requested. Each paper will be reviewed but three independent reviewers. As for EvaLatin and EvaHan, participants will be required to submit a technical report for each task (with all the related sub-tasks) they took part in. Technical reports will be included in the proceedings as short papers: the maximum length is 4 pages (excluding references) and they should follow the LREC official format. Reports will receive a light review (we will check for the correctness of the format, the exactness of results and ranking, and overall exposition). All participants will have the possibility to present their results at the workshop: we will allocate an oral session and a poster session fully devoted to the shared tasks in the afternoon.

IMPORTANT DATES Workshop - 8 April 2022: submission due → NEW: 15 April 2022 - 29 April 2022: reviews due - 3 May 2022: notifications to authors - 24 May 2022: camera-ready (PDF) due

Identify, Describe and Share your LRs! Describing your LRs in the LRE Map is now a normal practice in the submission procedure of LREC (introduced in 2010 and adopted by other conferences). To continue the efforts initiated at LREC 2014 about “Sharing LRs” (data, tools, web-services, etc.), authors will have the possibility, when submitting a paper, to upload LRs in a special LREC repository. This effort of sharing LRs, linked to the LRE Map for their description, may become a new “regular” feature for conferences in our field, thus contributing to creating a common repository where everyone can deposit and share data. As scientific work requires accurate citations of referenced work so as to allow the community to understand the whole context and also replicate the experiments conducted by other researchers, LREC 2022 endorses the need to uniquely Identify LRs through the use of the International Standard Language Resource Number (ISLRN, www.islrn.org<http://www.islrn.org>), a Persistent Unique Identifier to be assigned to each Language Resource. The assignment of ISLRNs to LRs cited in LREC papers will be offered at submission time.

Workshop Organizers Marco Passarotti, UniversitÓ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy Rachele Sprugnoli, @RSprugnoli, UniversitÓ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy

Programme Committee Marcel Bollmann, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Gerlof Bouma, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Flavio M. Cecchini, UniversitÓ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy Harry Diakoff, Alpheios Project, USA Stefanie Dipper, Ruhr-Universitńt Bochum, Germany Hanne Eckhoff, Oxford University, UK Margherita Fantoli, University of Leuven, Belgium Hannes A. Fellner, Universitńt Wien, Austria Heidi Jauhiainen, University of Helsinki, Finland Neven Jovanovic, University of Zagreb, Croatia Timo Korkiakangas, University of Helsinki, Finland Bin Li, Nanjing Normal University, P.R. China Eleonora Litta, UniversitÓ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy Chao-Lin Liu, National Chengchi University, Taiwan Barbara McGillivray, Turing Institute, UK Beßta Megyesi, Uppsala University, Sweden Saskia Peels, University of Groningen, The Netherlands Eva Pettersson, Uppsala University, Sweden Sophie PrÚvost, Laboratoire Lattice, France Philippe Roelli, University of Zurich, Switzerland Matteo Romanello, UniversitÚ de Lausanne, Switzerland Halim Sayoud, USTHB University, Algeria Dongbo Wang, Nanjing Agricultural University, P.R. China

Prof. Marco C. Passarotti Computational Linguistics Index Thomisticus Treebank https://itreebank.marginalia.it/ ERC Grantee, P.I. LiLa https://lila-erc.eu/ (Grant Agreement No. 769994) CIRCSE Research Centre https://centridiricerca.unicatt.it/circse_index.html

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