QUALICO 2000 - SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
for detailed information, see our web page at
Qualico 2000 is the fourth conference of the International Quantitative
Linguistics Association, which will be held in Prague, August 24-26, 2000.
Colleagues working in the following domains of inquiry are invited to
participate at this conference:
* Observations and descriptions of all aspects of language and text phenomena
including the areas of psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, dialectology,
pragmatics, etc. as far as they use quantitative mathematical methods
(probability theory, statistics, stochastic processes, differential and
difference equations, fuzzy logics and set theory, function theory etc.), on
all levels of linguistic analysis.
* Applications of methods, models, or findings from quantitative linguistics
to problems of natural language processing, machine translation, language
teaching, documentation and information retrieval.
* 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.
Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in the
association's journal, Journal of Quantitative Linguistics.
SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
Abstracts should be sent in electronic form to the programme committee at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who do not have e-mail should send a hardcopy to
R.H.Baayen, Interfaculty Research Unit for Language and Speech, P.O. Box
310, 6500 AH, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Deadline for submissions: February 15. Notification of acceptance: March 15.
Abstracts should be at most two A4 pages long. Abstracts longer than two
pages will be cut down to two A4 pages after the first two printable pages,
without regards to content, in the proceedings. Abstracts can be submitted
as ASCII, PostScript, or RTF. Figures accompanying submissions should also
be sent in the form of separate PostScript or JPEG files, and should also be
faxed to: +31-24-3521213 with a header page addressed to "Qualico2000/Baayen".
For further details on the required format of the abstract, see the
our web page (http://www.ldv.uni-trier.de:8080/ldvpage/QUALICO/index.html).
The registration fee is US$ 250 for registrations received before June 1,
2000. This fee includes three lunches. For the registration form and further
details on accomodation, see our web site at
Sheila Embleton, Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, York
University, Toronto, Canada. Gabriel Altmann, Institute of Linguistics, Ruhr
University, Bochum, Germany. Harald Baayen, Interfaculty Research Unit for
Language and Speech, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Reinhard
Koehler, Department of Computational Linguistics, University of Trier, Germany.
Fiona Tweedie, Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow, Great Britain.
LOCAL ORGANIZERS: Jan Kralik, The Czech Language Institute, Prague, Czech
Republic, e-mail: email@example.com. Ludmila Uhlírová, The Czech Language
Institute, Prague, Czech Republic, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Guarant Agency.
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