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TPR2012 - Second international PhD course on Translation Process Research

1 Jun 2012

The Center for Research and Innovation in Translation and Translation Technology ( at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, invites researchers and PhD students to participate at the:

Second international PhD-course in Translation Process Research Monday August 13 to Thursday August 16, 2012

For more information see:


  • Registration for the workshop closes on July 5, 2012
  • Registration for the TPR course closes on June 1, 2012

FreeRBMT Call for participation

14 Jun 2012
15 Jun 2012

Dear Colleagues

A preliminary programme and registration for "Free/Open-Source Rule-Based Machine Translation" are now available in


  • invited talk by Martin Kay: The New Machine Translation - Getting blood from a stone
  • six contributed talks
  • tutorials on Apertium and GF

Participation is free, but you are welcome to register - in particular if you want to join the meals.

With best regards Dear Colleagues

A preliminary programme and registration for "Free/Open-Source Rule-Based Machine Translation" are no


21 May 2012


                     The Tenth Biennial Conference
           of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas

                Catamaran Hotel, San Diego, California
                    October 28 - November 1, 2012


ELRA - Language Resources Catalogue - Update

ELRA is happy to announce that 1 new Monolingual Lexicon, 3 new Speech Resources and 3 new Evaluation Packages are now available in its catalogue. Moreover, updated versions of the ESTER Corpus, ESTER Evaluation Package and Bulgarian WordNet have also been released.

Visit the On-line Catalogue:

Visit the Universal Catalogue:

Archives of ELRA Language Resources Catalogue Updates:

W3C Workshop, Call for Speakers: The Multilingual Web – Linked Open Data and MultilingualWeb-LT Requirements

9 May 2012

11 - 13 June 2012, Dublin

__If you wish to speak at the workshop, please fill in the registration form as soon as possible and provide a position statement about the topic of Linked (Open) Data and Multilingual Technologies (to be discused 11 June), or about MultilingualWeb-LT requirements (12 - 13 June).

Special issue of Intelligenza Artificiale _Natural Language Processing in the Web Era_, deadline for submission: June 15th.

15 May 2012

Subject: [HLT] Call for Paper: Special Issue on NLP in the Web Era

                            Call for papers

Special issue on Natural Language Processing in the Web Era

Intelligenza Artificiale, Volume 6.2, scheduled for December 2012

Guest editors: Roberto Basili and Bernardo Magnini


Natural Language is still the main carrier for the definition, synthesis and exchange of knowledge in the real world, and this is entirely reflected in the Web contents.

MOLTO partners at EACL 2012 in Avignon

23 Apr 2012
27 Apr 2012

A few members of the MOLTO team will be attending the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for computational Linguistics (EACL) meeting in Avignon, between April 23-27, 2012. They are Aarne Ranta and Grégoire Détrez from UGOT, and from UPC, Lluís Màrquez and Cristina España. Be sure to talk to them if you want to get the latest news from the MOLTO project.

CfP: MT Technology Demonstrations and Exhibits

31 Aug 2012

In addition to a research track, the main AMTA-2012 conference program will once again include presentation tracks for government and commercial users of MT and a "Technology Showcase" of commercial and research-stage MT technology.

The Technology Showcase is a half-day exhibition event that allows commercial technology providers, researchers and users to demonstrate their technology, applications, and work processes. There are no fees associated with exhibiting at this event, but space is limited and applications are subject to advance approval.

CfP: Research Papers at AMTA-2012

21 May 2012

Machine Translation is one of the oldest and most challenging problems in Natural Language Processing. In the last decade, remarkable progress has been achieved through a combination of data-influenced approaches, automatic metrics, and open comparative evaluations. Applications of MT technology, such as post-editing, are becoming increasingly viable.

The Fifth International Conference Human Language Technologies — The Baltic Perspective

20 Apr 2012 08:32

The main aim of the conference is to provide a forum for the sharing of new ideas and recent advances in human language processing and to promote cooperation between the research communities of computer science and linguistics from the Baltic countries and the rest of the world.

The conference aims to bring together scientists, developers, providers and users to discuss state-of-the-art of HLT in the Baltic countries, to exchange information and to discuss problems, to find new synergies and to promote initiatives for international cooperation.

Main topics of the conference are (but not

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