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LINGUIST List 20.1149

Mon Mar 30 2009

Calls: General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

LINGUIST is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new feature: Easy Abstracts! Easy Abs is a free abstract submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers accept and process abstracts online. Just go to: http://www.linguistlist.org/confcustom, and begin your conference customization process today! With Easy Abstracts, submission and review will be as easy as 1-2-3!
        1.    Sandra Kuebler, Midwest Computational Linguistics Colloquium

Message 1: Midwest Computational Linguistics Colloquium
Date: 28-Mar-2009
From: Sandra Kuebler <skueblerindiana.edu>
Subject: Midwest Computational Linguistics Colloquium
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Full Title: Midwest Computational Linguistics Colloquium
Short Title: MCLC-09

Date: 02-May-2009 - 03-May-2009
Location: Bloomington, IN, USA
Contact Person: Markus Dickinson
Meeting Email: mclc09indiana.edu
Web Site: http://cl.indiana.edu/~mclc09/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 03-Apr-2009

Meeting Description:

MCLC is a gathering for computational linguists from all subfields to present
work in progress in a less formal setting.

Call for Papers

Deadline extended to: April 3, 2009

The Sixth Midwest Computational Linguistics Colloquium (MCLC-09)

MCLC offers a less formal forum for computational linguistics researchers to get
together and present ideas and research results. It is intended to be primarily
for researchers from the Midwest region, but applications from all regions are
welcome. We particularly welcome work in progress from graduate students and
other young researchers. The first meeting of MCLC was successfully held at
Indiana University, Bloomington in 2004, and we're pleased to bring it back to

Submission Guidelines
- Researchers should prepare a 2-page, extended abstract using the ACL style files.
- The abstract should be anonymous.
- Abstracts should be emailed to [log in to unmask] no later than March 27,
2009. The abstract should be in .pdf format.

Each abstract will be reviewed by at least two reviewers. The major criteria of
evaluation will be the originality, soundness, and clarity of the research idea
presented and the relevance of the topic to the colloquium.

Registration will be free.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited (but not required) to submit a 4-8
page full paper using the ACL style files for the proceedings. Copyright of a
submitted paper remains with the author(s).

Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline: April 3, 2009
Notification of acceptance: April 13, 2009
Final papers due: April 24, 2009
Colloquium: May 2-3, 2009

Organizing Committee
Markus Dickinson, Indiana University
Sandra Kuebler, Indiana University

Program Committee
Steve Abney, University of Michigan
Helen Aristar-Dry, Institute for Language and Information Technology
Chris Brew, Ohio State University
Barbara Di Eugenio, University of Illinois at Chicago
Mike Gasser, Indiana University
Roxana Girju, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignJohn
Goldsmith, University of Chicago
Julia Hockenmaier, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Stefan Kaufmann, Northwestern University
Brett Kessler, Washington University in St. Louis
Larry Moss, Indiana University
Ted Pedersen, University of Minnesota at Duluth
Victor Raskin, Purdue University
Jason Riggle, University of Chicago
Jim Rogers, Earlham College
William Schuler, University of Minnesota
Chilin Shih, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mike White, Ohio State University

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