4.0813 Conf: Avignon '91 -- NLP (1/62)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Wed, 5 Dec 90 20:45:31 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0813. Wednesday, 5 Dec 1990.

Date: Wed, 5 Dec 90 10:22 EDT
From: Jean Veronis <VERONIS@vaxsar.vassar.edu>
Subject: Avignon NLP'91 Conference

Avignon - France, May 27 - 31, 1991.

With over 3,000 attendees and visitors from some 30 countries, the 1990
10th Avignon International Workshop on Expert Systems and their
Applications was the leading European event of the year in Artificial
Intelligence. Avignon '91 will follow the tradition of the previous
conferences by including a general conference on Expert Systems, as well
as a series of specialized conferences dealing with specific fields of

A specialized conference on "Natural Language Processing & its
Applications" was held at Avignon '90, where it enjoyed enormous
success, especially because it provided a platform for discussion among
users, industrial companies, and researchers. The Natural Language
conference will again be a part of Avignon'91, and will include papers,
invited lectures, and panel sessions, tutorials, demonstrations, and an
industrial forum on natural language.


Papers may cover either applications or techniques. For the first
category (computer assisted translation, interfaces with databases,
automatic indexing, etc.), authors should specify whether the nature of
the application is specialized or general, as well as the degree to
which the implementation has been realized. For technical or scientific
papers, linguistic models (dialog, lexical representations, etc.) should
be clearly distinguished from the computing techniques employed
(automatic systems and problem-solving strategies for analysis or


Authors should submit 7 copies of their papers before January 7, 1991
to the AVIGNON '91 general chairman:

Jean-Claude Rault
269-287, rue de la Garenne ; 92000 Nanterre ; France
tel: 33 - 1 - ; fax: 33 - 1 -

Paper should be 2000 to 5000 words (about 10 pages single-spaced). Each
submission should contain the following information: title of paper;
full name of all authors; complete address of first author (including
telephone, fax number and e-mail address if available); abstract of
100-200 words; list of key-words.

Each submission will be reviewed by at least three referees.
Notifications of acceptance or rejection will be mailed after March 1,

Program Committee

Margaret King (ISSCO, Geneve) <king@divsun.unige.ch>
Marc Nossin (GSI-ERLI, Paris) <mn@gsierli.uucp>