[Elsnet-list] CfP: International Quantitative Linguistics Conference (QUALICO) 2014

Georgios Mikros gmikros at isll.uoa.gr
Tue Jun 18 09:33:34 CEST 2013


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1st Call for Papers 

 

The International Quantitative Linguistics Association (IQLA) announces the next 

 

INTERNATIONAL QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS CONFERENCE (QUALICO) 2014 

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

 

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, etc.). 

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

 

*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, 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 

Conference:                                                       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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