[Elsnet-list] 2nd CFP: International Quantitative Linguistics Conference (QUALICO) 2014

Georgios Mikros gmikros at isll.uoa.gr
Fri Oct 18 09:18:10 CEST 2013


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2nd Call for Papers

 

INTERNATIONAL QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS CONFERENCE (QUALICO) 2014

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

 

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Topics of interest

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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, 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.

 

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Abstracts and Registration

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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 Manager: 

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=qualico2014 

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.:

https://www.easychair.org/account/signup.cgi?conf=qualico2014 

 

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

 

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Important note

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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.

 

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Participation Fees

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There will be no participation fees. 

 

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Program Committee

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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 )

 

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Important dates

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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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