[Elsnet-list] QUALICO 2014 - Last Call for Abstracts - Deadline for abstract submission: 15 December 2013

Georgios Mikros gmikros at isll.uoa.gr
Sun Dec 1 12:19:55 CET 2013

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Last Call for Abstracts - Deadline for abstract submission: 15 December 2013



20th anniversary of IQLA and Journal of Quantitative Linguistics (JQL)



Topics of interest


The conference to be held in Olomouc (Czech Republic), May 29th - June 1st,
2014. Submissions on all aspects of quantitative linguistics and text
analysis are welcome. We particularly encourage submissions on

- Descriptions of all aspects of language and text phenomena, including
psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, dialectology, pragmatics, language
typology, usage based approaches, etc., as far as they use quantitative
mathematical methods (probability theory, stochastic processes, differential
and difference equations, fuzzy logics and set theory, function theory,

- Applications of methods, models, or findings from quantitative linguistics
to problems of natural language processing, text classification, stylistics,
authorship attribution, machine translation, language teaching, information
retrieval, language complexity and complex network analysis.

- Methodological problems of linguistic measurement, model construction,
sampling and test theory.

- Epistemological issues such as explanation of language and text phenomena,
contributions to theory construction, systems theory, philosophy of science.


Presentations should be in English. Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes
(20 minutes presentation + 10 minutes discussion). There will also be a
poster session.



Abstracts and Registration


Abstracts, expected to be in English and not exceed 500 words, must be
submitted no later than December 15th, 2013. Your abstract should be of
relevance for quantitative linguistics, and it should demonstrate the
paper's relevance to the conference's topic. All abstracts will be
anonymously reviewed by independent reviewers; submitters will be informed
about the result of the reviewing process, and they will have an opportunity
to comment the reviews, if necessary. Abstracts should be in English, and
they should not exceed 500 words. Abstracts are requested to be submitted in
two variants, i.e. both


(a) anonymously, without any personal data, as plain text in the abstract
field, and

(b) with name, affiliation(s), email and correspondence address as attached
PDF file.

The abstract text itself should be identical for both variants.

The Submission of Abstract is possible only via the conference tool. Both
variants should be submitted electronically via the EasyChair Conference


Opening this page, you will be requested to enter a user name and a password
to enter the site. If you do not have an EasyChair account, enter the
following URL to obtain one.:



For details of registration and abstract submission, see the IQLA homepage:
www.iqla.org. For questions, contact: office at iqla.org.



Important note


If you submitted the abstract before October 15th, 2013, please, re-submit
it again. Unfortunately, due to technical problems all abstracts submitted
before this date were lost. We apologize for any inconvenience.



Participation Fees


There will be no participation fees. 



Program Committee


E. Kelih (University of Vienna, Austria), J. Mačutek (Comenius University,
Slovakia), R. Čech (Palacký University, Czech Republic), R. Vuljanović (Kent
State University, USA), G. Mikros (National and Kapodistrian University of
Athens, Greece), R. Köhler (University of Trier, Germany), P. Grzybek
(University of Graz, Austria) H. Moisl (University of Newcastle, UK), I.
Obradović (University of Belgrade, Serbia), S. Embleton (York University,
Canada), J. Andres (Palacký University, Czech Republic )



Important dates


Deadline for submission of abstracts:     15th December 2013

Notification of acceptance:                          15th February 2014

29th May - 1st June 2014

Submission of full papers:                           30th September 2014 

Notification of acceptance:                          30th November 2014



For all further information contact http://iqla.org/qualico_2014/index.html 

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