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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: LSM 2009, a mention in the section "Events and Conferences"
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2009 09:25:36 GMT
Done.  Please allow an hour or so for the change to
go live.

--Thilo

Nicolas Hernandez wrote:
> Dear web master(s),
> 
> As you may know, the LINA Lab organize in July a UIMA workshop
> (UIMA@LSM'09). See the call for paper below.
> 
> Would it be possible to add a direct link in your section "Events and
> Conferences" (similarly to LREC 2008 and GLDV 2007) to its dedicated
> web site (accessed in http://www.uima-fr.org) or to create a page for
> the call ?
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> /Nicolas Hernandez
> 
> 
> First French-speaking meeting around the framework Apache UIMA
> 
> Nantes, France, 8-9 July 2009
> http://www.uima-fr.org/
> 
> Organized by the LINA CNRS UMR 6241 - University of Nantes
> http://www.lina.univ-nantes.fr/
> 
> As part of the 10th edition of the Libre Software Meeting (LSM/RMLL)
> under the conferences topic "Libre resources and software for
> scientific research"
> http://2009.rmll.info/Call-for-Communication-paper.html?lang=en
> 
> 
> IMPORTANT DATES
> 
> May 29th, 2009: Intention of participation (stand for the registration)
> May 29th, 2009: Paper Submission Deadline
> June 3rd, 2009: Acceptance Notification
> July 7-11 2009: Conference and tutorial (to determine precisely with
> the LSM organizers)
> 
> 
> OBJECTIVES
> 
> The complex nature of NLP applications -and language itself- involves
> mixing different models, resources
> and algorithms in the same process, leading to interoperability and
> data exchange issues.
> 
> The Apache UIMA (Unstructured Information Management Architecture
> http://incubator.apache.org/uima) framework offers appealing solutions
> to these problems. Apache UIMA is an open, industrial-strength,
> scalable and extensible platform for creating, integrating and
> deploying un-(/semi-)structured information (text, audio, video...)
> management applications which help to build the bridge from
> unstructured information to structured knowledge. Apache UIMA
> dissociates the engineering middleware problems from NLP issues, its
> principles (semantic search and content analytics) are undergoing a
> standardization effort at OASIS
> (http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/uima/), its international
> community is very active, and its Apache license fits research
> objectives and allows collaboration with industrial partners.
> 
>>>From 7 to 11 July 2009, the 10th edition of the LSM/RMLL (Libre
> Software Meeting) will take place in Nantes, France. The LSM is an
> opportunity for all sort of public (experts, beginners, professionals
> or just curious people) to come together around the free software. It
> is an event managed by Free, Libre and Open Source Software
> users'associations from the whole country.
> 
> We would like to use this opportunity to organize a special meeting
> around Apache UIMA to encourage the development of a user and
> developer French-speaking community (http://www.uima-fr.org). We plan
> to organize a one day meeting with both conferences and a tutorial
> session. This meeting will be organized under the topic "Libre
> resources and software for scientific research" of the RMLL
> conferences.
> 
> 
> TOPICS
> 
>   * Any Domain Type Systems Definition
>   * Multilingual, multidocument or multi-modal analysis component development
>   * Third-part tools integration
>   * Natural Language and Speech Processing applications development
>   * Distributed Worflow deployment and web services deployment
>   * User-sensitive UIMA tools development (Graphical CAS/Worflow editor...)
>   * Using UIMA as an environment for teaching NLP
> 
> We particularly wish to push forward contributions which involve
> French Language processing.
> 
> 
> INVITED SPEAKER
> 
> Pr. Udo Hahn, Head of Julie Labs (http://www.julielab.de).
> 
> 
> SUBMISSION FORMAT
> 
> Authors may submit short papers (up to 4 pages in length). The
> languages of proposal will be French or English. Please send your
> submission in PDF to lsm2009@uima-fr.org with "RMLL UIMA Submission"
> in the subject.
> Format should follow the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences
> (LNCS) templates
> http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-7-72376-0  (For
> Latex follow the Sample Latex File).
> Demonstration proposals are also welcome.
> 
> 
> ORGANISATION
> 
> LINA CNRS UMR 6241 - University of Nantes http://www.lina.univ-nantes.fr/
> Contact Nicolas.Hernandez (@univ-nantes.fr)
> 
> 
> 
> 

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