[Elsnet-list] 2nd CFP: Translating & the Computer 27

Nicole Adamides nadamides at aslib.com
Tue Jun 7 13:17:25 CEST 2005

Translating and the Computer 27 - An Aslib Conference
(24-25 November  2005, London)
Supported by: British Computer Society Natural Language Translation 
Specialist Group, European Association for Machine Translation, 
International Association for Machine Translation, the Institute of 
Translation and Interpreting and the Institute of Linguists.

This conference focuses on the user aspects of translation software. The
conference series attracts a wide audience which includes translators,
business managers, researchers and language experts.Once again, 
this year the conference will address the latest developments in translation (and translation-related) 
software. It will address the needs of the following conference attendees:
- industry
- public administration
- agencies
- freelancers
- development
This call for papers invites abstracts of papers to be presented at the
conference. The papers (and the presentations) should focus on the user
aspects of translation or translation-related software rather than on
theoretical issues. Presentations accompanied by demonstrations are
especially welcome.

The range of topics includes (but is not limited to):
- use of MT systems
- machine-aided translation and translation aids
- controlled languages and their use in MT
- speech translation
- terminology
- localisation
- multilingual document management/workflow
- case studies of technology-based solutions
- the Internet and translation aids/services
- XML based standards
- Application of XML tools
- Project Management
- Non-business, non-profit organisations approach to translation problems
- the value of "free" versus "charging" services/sites on the Internet

Authors are required to submit an abstract of a MINIMUM of 500 words of the 
paper they would like to present, together with an outline of the structure 
of the paper and short BIOGRAPHY. Abstracts should be sent by POST or EMAIL by 1st July 2005 to: 
Nicole Adamides, Conference Organiser, Aslib, The Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp Street, 
London EC2A 4PS. Tel: +44(0) 20 7613 3031/ Fax: +44 (0) 20 7613 5080/
Email: tc27 at aslib.com

The abstracts will be considered by the Programme Chairs, namely: Chris
Pyne and Daniel Grasmick, SAP; Professor Ruslan Mitkov, University of
Wolverhampton and Olaf-Michael Stefanov, United Nations Office at Vienna.
The authors of abstracts will be notified of acceptance or rejection of
their submissions by 1 August 2005. The full length versions of the
accepted papers (authors will be provided with detailed camera-ready copy
guidelines) will be included in the conference proceedings and must be
submitted by 10th October 2005. Speakers' presentations must be submitted
by 10th November 2005.

In brief, the deadlines are:
- 1 July 2005 - deadline for abstracts
- 1 August 2005 - all authors will be notified of decisions
- 10 October 2005- full length versions of the accepted papers to Aslib
- 10 November 2005 - speakers' presentations to be submitted

Nicole Adamides, ASLIB Training

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