4.0531 ACL Conference: Call for Papers (1/79)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Wed, 26 Sep 90 17:50:20 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0531. Wednesday, 26 Sep 1990.

Date: Wed, 26 Sep 90 17:15:21 -0400
From: walker@flash.bellcore.com (Don Walker)
Subject: ACL-91 Annual Meeting Call for Papers


29th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics

18 - 21 June 1991
University of California
Berkeley, California, USA

TOPICS OF INTEREST: Papers are invited on substantial, original,
and unpublished research on all aspects of computational linguistics,
including, but not limited to, pragmatics, discourse, semantics,
syntax, and the lexicon; phonetics, phonology, and morphology;
interpreting and generating spoken and written language; linguistic,
mathematical, and psychological models of language; machine
translation and translation aids; natural language interfaces;
message understanding systems; and theoretical and applications
papers of every kind.

REQUIREMENTS: Papers should describe unique work; they should
emphasize completed work rather than intended work; and they should
indicate clearly the state of completion of the reported results.
A paper accepted for presentation at the ACL Meeting cannot be
presented at another conference.

FORMAT FOR SUBMISSION: Authors should submit six copies of
preliminary versions of their papers, not to exceed 3200 words
(exclusive of references). The title page should include the title,
the name(s) of the author(s), complete addresses, a short (5 line)
summary, and a specification of the topic area. Submissions that
do not conform to this format will not be reviewed. Send to:

Douglas E. Appelt
Artificial Intelligence Center
SRI International
333 Ravenswood Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
(+1-415)859-6150; (+1-415)859-6171 fax

SCHEDULE: Preliminary papers are due by 19 January 1991 (the December
date specified in The FINITE STRING Fall issue is incorrect). Authors
will be notified of acceptance by 8 March 1991. Camera-ready copies
of final papers prepared in a double-column format, preferably on
laser-printer output, must be received by 19 April 1991, along with
a signed copyright release statement.

OTHER ACTIVITIES: As a new feature, there will be a ***Special
Student Session*** organized by a committee of ACL graduate student
members. Participants must be ACL members; anyone interested should
contact Philip Resnik, Computer & Information Science, University
of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; (+1-215)898-1595;
resnik@grad1.cis.upenn.edu. The meeting will also include a program
of tutorials organized by Cecile Paris, USC/ISI, 4676 Admiralty
Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA; (+1-213)822-1511; paris@isi.edu.
Anyone wishing to arrange an exhibit or present a demonstration
should send a brief description together with a specification of
physical requirements (space, power, telephone connections, tables,
etc.) to Sandra Newton, Brown Bear Consulting, 3842 Louis Road,
Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA; (+1-415)856-6506; newton@decwrl.dec.com.

CONFERENCE INFORMATION: Local arrangements are being handled by
by Peter Norvig, Division of Computer Science, University of
California, 573 Evans Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA; (+1-415)642-9533;
norvig@teak.berkeley.edu; and Robert Wilensky, Division of Computer
Science, University of California, 571 Evans Hall, Berkeley, CA
94720, USA; (+1-415)642-7034; wilensky@teak.berkeley.edu. For
other information on the conference and on the ACL more generally,
contact Don Walker (ACL), Bellcore, MRE 2A379, 445 South Street,
Box 1910, Morristown, NJ 07960-1910, USA; (+1 201)829-4312;
walker@flash.bellcore.com or bellcore!walker.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Doug Appelt (SRI International), Ken Church
(AT&T Bell Labs and USC/ISI), Robin Cohen (University of Waterloo),
Erhard Hinrichs (University of Illinois), Eduard Hovy (USC/ISI),
Robert Ingria (BBN Systems & Technologies), Yasuhiro Katagiri (NTT
Basic Research Laboratories), Diane Litman (Columbia University),
K. Vijay-Shanker (University of Delaware), Meg Withgott (XEROX
PARC), Henk Zeevat (University of Amsterdam).