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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

NAACL-HLT 2010 Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Writing:
Writing Processes and Authoring Aids (CL&W 2010)

<http://www.lingured.info/clw2010/>

Workshop date: June 6, 2010

Location: Millenium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Early registration through May 9, 2010
Late registration through May 23, 2010

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The Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Writing (CL&W 2010)
provides an overview of current developments in the area of
computational linguistics for authoring aids, and an overview of
recent advances in writing research.  CL&W 2010 brings together
researchers from the computational linguistics and writing research
communities; we want to identify areas where computational linguistics
and writing research could benefit from each other and stimulate
discussion and interdisciplinary cooperation between these two areas
of research.

You are cordially invited to attend the talks and to participate in
the discussion.

Registration is now open!  Early registration is through May 9, 2010,
late registration is through May 23, 2010.  Please register via the
NAACL-HLT 2010 registration form:

  <http://aclweb.org/membership/naaclhlt2010reg.php>

You can either register for the main conference plus CL&W 2010, or, if
you only want to participate in the workshop, you may register for
CL&W 2010 only.  The NAACL-HLT 2010 registration form has all
information about registration deadlines and fees.

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Preliminary Program

09:00 Opening
09:15 Session 1 (3 talks)

    * Computational Linguistics in the Translator's Workflow ~
      Combining Authoring Tools and Translation Memory Systems
      (Christoph Rösener)
    * Scientific Authoring Support: A Tool to Navigate in Typed
      Citation Graphs (Ulrich Schäfer and Uwe Kasterka)
    * Grammaticality Judgement in a Word Completion Task (Alfred
      Renaud, Fraser Shein, and Vivian Tsang)

10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Session 2 (3 talks)

    * The Design of a Proofreading Software Service (Raphael Mudge)
    * A Toolkit to Assist L2 Learners Become Independent Writers (John
      Milton and Vivying S.Y. Cheng)
    * Learning Simple Wikipedia: A Cogitation in Ascertaining
      Abecedarian Language (Courtney Napoles and Mark Dredze)

12:20 Lunch Break
13:40 Session 3 (3 talks)

    * Questions Worth Asking: Intersections between Writing Research
      and Computational Linguistics (Anne Ruggles Gere and Laura Aull)
    * Exploring Individual Differences in Student Writing with a
      Narrative Composition Support Environment (Julius Goth, Alok
      Baikadi, Eun Ha, Jonathan Rowe, Bradford Mott, and James Lester)
    * The Linguistics of Readability: The Next Step for Word
      Processing (Neil Newbold and Lee Gillam)

15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Discussion
17:00 Closing

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*Proceedings*

The proceedings of CL&W 2010 will be published in the ACL Anthology
<http://aclweb.org/anthology-new/>.

*Organizers*

Michael Piotrowski (University of Zurich, Switzerland), mxp at cl dot uzh dot ch
Cerstin Mahlow (University of Zurich, Switzerland), mahlow at cl dot uzh dot ch
Robert Dale (Macquarie University, Australia), rdale at science dot mq dot edu dot au

*Further Information*

<http://www.lingured.info/clw2010/>

For information on NAACL-HLT 2010, please visit:
<http://naaclhlt2010.isi.edu/>

*Workshop Contact Address*

<clw2010 at lingured dot info>