[Elsnet-list] England: The Challenge of Arabic for NLP/MT -- Announcement of Conference

Priscilla Rasmussen rasmusse at cs.rutgers.edu
Fri Sep 1 22:57:35 CEST 2006


Subject: Arabic and NLP/MT: Announcement of Conference
 
The Challenge of Arabic for NLP/MT
 
London, Monday 23 October 2006
 
The Machine Translation SIG of the British Computer Society will be
holding a one day Conference on the subject of the Challenge of Arabic
for Natural Language Processing and Machine Translation in London, UK
on Monday 23 October 2006.
 
A full list of the papers to be presented can be found on our website
at http://www.bcs-mt.org.uk which will be updated with further
information from time to time.
 
The Keynote speaker will be Prof. Anne de Roeck of The Open University
UK.
 
The Conference will be held in the excellent meeting facilities of The
British Computer Society in central London.
 
It is not possible to announce the fees for attendance at this stage
but they are expected to be not more than #50 with generous reductions
for students. Anyone with an interest in attending who registers this
interest informally before the 12 September will receive a 10%
discount on their fees when registering officially from Tuesday 12
September when the fees will be known. To register an interest before
then without commitment to attend please e-mail David Wigg at
wiggjd at bcs.org.uk with a copy to Roger Harris at
rwsh at nationalfinder.com. Please provide a clear subject line to avoid
the message being dumped as spam. However, requests will be
acknowledged.
 
Please register a possible interest in attending as soon as can.
 
The Natural Language Translation Specialist Group
The British Computer Society
http://www.bcs-mt.org.uk



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