[Elsnet-list] PACLIC 23 Call for Participation, 3-5 Dec 2009, Hong Kong

Olivia Kwong olivia.kwong at cityu.edu.hk
Mon Oct 19 13:07:03 CEST 2009


The 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation 
(PACLIC 23)

3-5 December 2009
City University of Hong Kong
http://paclic23.ctl.cityu.edu.hk


Call for Participation

*** Registration now open at https://paclic23.ctl.cityu.edu.hk/reg/or.jsp 
***
***          Early-bird registrations available until 30 October 2009 
***

The 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation 
(PACLIC 23) will be held in the City University of Hong Kong on 3-5 December 
2009.  The PACLIC series of conferences emphasizes the synergy of 
theoretical analysis and processing of language, and provides a forum for 
researchers in different fields of language study in the Pacific-Asia region 
to meet, to inspire and to be inspired.  According to the Computer Science 
Conference Ranking Website, as in Feb 2009, PACLIC is ranked 50th out of 701 
conferences in topic area II (AI and Machine Learning), roughly at top 7%. 
(http://www.cs-conference-ranking.org/conferencerankings/topicsii.html)

The conference will feature invited and plenary talks, regular paper 
presentations and a poster session.

*** Invited Talks ***

Gesture Theory is Linguistics: On Modelling Multimodality as Prosody
Dafydd Gibbon, Universitat Bielefeld

Automatic Lexical Classification - Balancing between Machine Learning and 
Linguistics
Anna Korhonen, University of Cambridge

Developing Speech Recognition Synthesis Techonologies to Support 
Computer-Aided Pronunciation Training for Chinese Learners of English
Helen Meng, Chinese University of Hong Kong

*** Plenary Talks ***

A Step toward Composition Semantics: E-HowNet a Lexical Semantic 
Representation System Extended from HowNet
Keh-Jiann Chen, Academia Sinica

Title TBA
Noriko Kando, National Institute of Informatics

Resultative Constructions as Causal Relations between Events
Ik-Hwan Lee, Sangmyung University

Generating Chinese Couplets and Poetry with Statistical Methods
Ming Zhou, Microsoft Research Asia

*** Paper Presentations ***

The list of accepted papers is available at 
https://paclic23.ctl.cityu.edu.hk/PACLIC23_program.html.

*** REGISTRATION ***

Registration is now open at https://paclic23.ctl.cityu.edu.hk/reg/or.jsp

Early-bird registration through 30 October 2009 11:59PM (GMT+8)

Late registration through 25 November 2009 11:59PM (GMT+8)


We look forward to seeing you in Hong Kong!


Conference Chair
Benjamin Tsou, City University of Hong Kong

Conference Co-chair
Chu-Ren Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Program Committee
Jonathan Webster, City University of Hong Kong (Advisor)
Olivia Kwong, City University of Hong Kong (Chair)




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