SlaviCorp 2011
The Second Conference on Slavic Corpora

Call for papers

   The Croatian Language Technologies Society and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb are pleased to announce the second conference “SlaviCorp: Corpora of Slavic Languages”. The conference is the second meeting of the Corpus Linguistics Committee of the International Committee of Slavists. The conference will be held at the Centre for Advanced Academic Studies in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 12-14 September 2011.

   On 27 August 2009 in Stara Lesna, the International Committee of Slavists established the Corpus Linguistics Committee, following a motion tabled by representatives of a number of Slavic national corpora. The proponents of the motion included members of major corpus linguistics teams from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.

   The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to the following:

   recent developments in national Slavic corpora;
   new Slavic corpus projects;
   parallel Slavic corpora;
   Slavic corpora and corpus based lexica;
   diachronic Slavic corpora and digital text collections;
   annnotation in Slavic corpora;
   applications of Slavic corpora: research, teaching, LT, M(A)T etc.

Special sessions

   a special session will be devoted to the project CESAR and presentation of its goals and results covering several Slavic languages and respective corpora being developed;
   an exhibition and demonstration of national and international projects with Slavic corpora covered will be organised;

Keynote speaker(s)

   TBA

Requirements

   Papers should describe original work and should indicate clearly the state of completion of the reported results. Wherever appropriate, concrete evaluation results should be included. Submissions will be judged on correctness, originality, technical strength, significance and relevance to the conference, and interest to the attendees.


Important dates

Action Deadline
Submission of proposals for oral papers 1 May 2011
Notification of acceptance of oral papers 20 May 2011

Reviewing

   The reviewing of the papers will be blind. Reviewing will be managed by an international Program Committee. Final decisions on the technical program will be made by the Program Committee.


Submission

The extended abstract should be of 1500 words maximum. The duration of the paper presentation is estimated at 20-25 minutes.

As reviewing will be blind, the abstract should not include the authors' names and affiliations. Furthermore, self-references that reveal the author's identity, should be avoided. Extended abstracts that do not conform to these requirements will be rejected without review.

Submissions should be sent to zzl@ffzg.hr

 
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