[Elsnet-list] 2nd and LAST CFP: PROPOR 2012 PhD and MSc/MA Dissertation Contest: Extended Deadline

Jorge Baptista jbaptis at ualg.pt
Tue Mar 13 16:57:03 CET 2012


 2nd and LAST CFP: PROPOR 2012 PhD and MSc/MA Dissertation Contest:
Extended Deadline
We apologize for multiple postings.PROPOR 2012 PhD and MSc/MA Dissertation
Contest

An event of PROPOR'2012 - 10th International Conference on the
Computational Processing of Portuguese

This contest recognizes the best of emerging academic work on processing of
the Portuguese language and related issues, concluded in the three years
preceding the submission deadline.

Awards:

   - Best PhD Dissertation Award
   - Best MSc/MA Dissertation Award

Submission Criteria and Procedure

   1. Eligible entrants are those candidates who have successfully defended
   their dissertations in the three years preceding the contest submission
   deadline. A letter from the primary dissertation advisor must be submitted
   with the extended abstract (see number 3.), stating that the candidate
   meets this eligibility criterion.
   2. The dissertation must focus on some aspect of processing of the
   Portuguese language and related issues. In general, any topic that falls
   within the scope of PROPOR'2012 call for
papers<http://www.propor2012.org/call.html>is appropriate.
   3. Each entry should be in the form of an extended abstract that
   includes the nature of the problem to be researched, relevant theory,
   hypotheses to be tested, method, analysis, and indicative references.
   4. Documents must be submitted in English (even if the thesis has been
   written in another language).
   5. Documents must be formatted in PDF, using the same style of the
   PROPOR 2012 conference, the LNAI
format<http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html>.
   Proposals are limited to 8 pages, including all figures, tables, and
   references and should begin with an abstract of 250 words or less. The
   documents will be published in the PROPOR'2012 website (no hard copies will
   be produced). A web link to the integral work must also be provided.
   6. Members of the contest evaluation committee and their students are
   excluded from the PROPOR 2012 PhD and MSc/MA Dissertation Contest.
   7. Submission deadline is March 17, 2012. Entries must be submitted by
   e-mail to:  thesiscontest at propor2012.org
   (no hard copy submissions will be accepted).
   Notifications to authors will be sent on April 6, 2012. Accepted
   entrants must register to PROPOR'2012 until April 15, 2012.
   8. Accepted entrants must prepare a poster to be presented at a special
   poster session. Selected entrants will be invited to prepare an oral
   presentation of their work (15-20 minutes) in a special oral session of
   PROPOR'2012.
   9. Evaluation Committee.
   The PROPOR 2012 PhD and MSc/MA Dissertation Contest evaluation
   committee, consisting of members of the PROPOR 2012 Program Committee, will
   be posted on the PROPOR 2012 website.

Important Dates:

** March 17, 2012* - (New) Submission deadline.
** April 6, 2012* - Notification to authors.
** April 15, 2012* - Registration deadline.
 PhD and MSc Dissertation Contest Chair

Jorge Baptista, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Contact Information

thesiscontest at propor2012.org
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