**[Apologies for cross-postings]
We would like to update you with additional information about our
symposium, to be held at the
Department of English and German Philology
University of Santiago de Compostela
1-3 December 2016
The deadline for abstract submission is now *October 15, 2016.*
Guest speakers include:
·Josep MARCO BORILLO (Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain)
·Martin VOLK (Universität Zürich, Switzerland)
·Rosa RABADÁN (Universidad de León, Spain)
·José João ALMEIDA (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
This symposium is held by the research group SpatiAlEs (Spatial
Relations German/Spanish) at the Department of English and
German Philology (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain). Main
goals of this Symposium are to identify key challenges in building
parallel corpora by bringing together different research perspectives
with a special focus on the applications, and to provide a platform for
presentation of projects on parallel corpora where Spanish is the pivot
Please visit the website (www.usc.es/congresos/pacor
<http://www.usc.es/congresos/pacor>) for information about list of
topics, submission, registration, and for updates:
We look forward to receiving your proposal and hope you will be able to
join us in Santiago.
The organizing committee
Call for Papers&Abstract Submission
In addition to the guest lectures we welcome submission of abstracts for
a 15-minute talk presenting studies on Parallel Corpora. Within this
general framework papers are welcome from a range of subfields in three
1) Design, annotation and visualization of parallel corpora regarding
their applications in:
(a) Contrastive linguistics
(b) Human translation and translation learning
(c) Machine translation
(d) Language teaching and learning
2) Tools to meet the needs of the different applications
(a) Methods to mine parallel corpora. Automatic extraction from the Web,
use of other source texts. Issues.
(b) Annotation, tagging, sentence and word alignment of parallel corpora.
(c) Corpus query and visualization tools for parallel corpora.
3) Presentation of existing bilingual parallel corpora, in which Spanish
is included or multilingual corpora in which Spanish is the pivot
language. For this purpose presentations on currently online available
corpora are particularly relevant.
Due to the widespread use of English in this field, the organizing team
recommends English for submissions. Nevertherless Spanish, Portuguese
and German are also accepted.
Papers of presented talks will be submitted to a peer review process.
Those positively assessed will be published in the Conference Proceedings.
Please submit your abstract using this online submission form.
Dra. María Teresa Sánchez Nieto
FACULTAD DE TRADUCCIÓN E INTERPRETACIÓN
Universidad de Valladolid - Campus Universitario Duques de Soria, s/n
Tlf. 0034 975 12 91 20 - Fax 0034 975 12 91 01
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