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LINGUIST List 21.1798

Tue Apr 13 2010

Calls: Comp Ling, Lang Acq, Neuroling, Psycholing/Japan

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Naomi Harada, Mental Architecture for Processing & Learning Language

Message 1: Mental Architecture for Processing & Learning Language
Date: 13-Apr-2010
From: Naomi Harada <cblhiroshima-u.ac.jp>
Subject: Mental Architecture for Processing & Learning Language
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Full Title: Mental Architecture for Processing & Learning Language
Short Title: MAPPLL2010

Date: 05-Aug-2010 - 06-Aug-2010
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contact Person: Hiromu Sakai
Meeting Email: cblhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Web Site: http://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/~hsakai/MAPLL2010.html

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition;
Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 17-May-2010

Meeting Description:

An International Workshop on:
Mental Architecture for Processing and Learning of Language 2010
(MAPLL2010) URL: http://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/~hsakai/MAPLL2010.html

Jointly organized by the MAPLL organization committee, the Technical
Group of Thought and Language of the Institute of Electronics (TL),
Language Science Lab (Graduate School of Humanities, Tokyo
Metropolitan University), Center for Brain Science of Language Acquisition
and Language Learning (Hiroshima University).

Date: August 5 (Thu)-6 (Fri), 2010

All the morning sessions and part of afternoon sessions on August 5 are
given in Japanese. English sessions start in the afternoon on August 5 and
continue throughout on August 6. A poster session is scheduled in the
evening of August 5.

Venue: Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry Building

Abstract Submission Deadline: May 17, 2010 (See Call for Papers for

Invited speakers include:
Ming Xiang (University of Victoria)
Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)

Call for Papers

MAPLL2010 invites submissions for paper (oral) or poster presentations in
any aspects of processing and learning of human language. Studies from a
wide range of perspectives will be considered including, but not exclusive
to, those focusing on behavioral, neural, corpus data of adults, children,
native and L2 speakers. The language of interest is not limited to Japanese.

Abstract Submission: Please submit an abstract (300-400 words in English)
by May 17, 2010 the IEICE Technical Committee online submission system.
Paper (oral) presentations are to be 20 minutes long and followed by 10
minutes discussion. Poster presentations are scheduled in the evening on
August 5th accompanied with a short oral presentation (5 - 7 minutes). All
presentations should be given in English. Since the number of slots for oral
presentations is limited, some of the abstract can be accepted only for
poster presentation.

Abstract Submission (IEICE Technical Committee online submission system)
English: http://www.ieice.org/ken/program/index.php?tgid=IEICE-TL
Japanese: http://www.ieice.org/ken/program/index.php?tgid=IEICE-TL
-Please make sure you are submitting abstract to August 5 and 6 meeting of
the Technical Committee on Thought and Language (TL).
-Please select your preference for presentation type (paper (oral) or
-If you have command of Japanese, please use the Japanese submission
site and submit the Japanese title and abstract as well as the English title
and abstract.

Submission of Proceedings Papers: All presenters will be invited to submit a
paper (up to 6 pages) to the proceedings to appear in The Technical
Report of Language and Thought of the Institute of Electronics, Information
and Communication Engineers (circulates domestically in Japan). Deadline
for manuscript submission is July 2, 2010. The copyright of the proceedings
papers will belong to the Institute of Electronics, Information and
Communication Engineers, but it will not block your submitted work from
being published elsewhere.

Registration: Registration becomes possible through the MAPLL2010 web-
site from late May. Pre-registration is not necessary but is highly
encouraged. Drink and light meal are provided at the poster session in the
evening of August 5 and the expense (Students, 1,000JPY; Others,
2,000JPY) should be paid at the registration desk.

Should you have any question, please contact: MAPLL2010 Organization
Committee cblhiroshima-u.ac.jp
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