[Humanist] 27.891 events: many & various

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Mar 18 07:33:33 CET 2014

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 891.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    TSD 2014 <xrambous at aurora.fi.muni.cz>                    (111)
        Subject: TSD 2014 - Last Call for Papers

  [2]   From:    Milena Dobreva <milena.dobreva at gmail.com>                 (95)
        Subject: 1st International Workshop on Augmented Digital Libraries

  [3]   From:    Luciana Martins <l.martins at BBK.AC.UK>                     (18)
        Subject: Call for Papers: 16th International Conference of Historical
                Geographers, London, 5-10 July 2015

  [4]   From:    "Lawrence, Faith" <faith.lawrence at kcl.ac.uk>              (19)
        Subject: CFP: Interdisciplinary Coups to Calamities (ICC) at

  [5]   From:    Eleanor Lisney <elisney at gmail.com>                        (35)
        Subject: Register for EVA London 2014

        Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:38:11 +0000
        From: TSD 2014 <xrambous at aurora.fi.muni.cz>
        Subject: TSD 2014 - Last Call for Papers


Seventeenth International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE (TSD 2014)
              Brno, Czech Republic, 8-12 September 2014


    March 22 2014 ............ Submission of full papers

The submission will be closed during the next working day after the
deadline - for individual extension requirements please contact the
organizers (tsd2014 at tsdconference.org).


    Ralph Grishman, New York University, USA
    Bernardo Magnini, FBK - Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
    Salim Roukos, IBM, USA

The conference is organized by the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk
University, Brno, and the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of
West Bohemia, Pilsen.  The conference is supported by International
Speech Communication Association.

Venue: Brno, Czech Republic


TSD series evolved as a prime forum for interaction between researchers in
both spoken and written language processing from all over the world.
Proceedings of TSD form a book published by Springer-Verlag in their
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series.  TSD Proceedings
are regularly indexed by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation
Index.  Moreover, LNAI series are listed in all major citation databases


Topics of the conference will include (but are not limited to):

    Corpora and Language Resources (monolingual, multilingual,
    text and spoken corpora, large web corpora, disambiguation,
    specialized lexicons, dictionaries)

    Speech Recognition (multilingual, continuous, emotional
    speech, handicapped speaker, out-of-vocabulary words,
    alternative way of feature extraction, new models for
    acoustic and language modelling)

    Tagging, Classification and Parsing of Text and Speech
    (morphological and syntactic analysis, synthesis and
    disambiguation, multilingual processing, sentiment analysis,
    credibility analysis, automatic text labeling, summarization,
    authorship attribution)

    Speech and Spoken Language Generation (multilingual, high
    fidelity speech synthesis, computer singing)

    Semantic Processing of Text and Speech (information
    extraction, information retrieval, data mining, semantic web,
    knowledge representation, inference, ontologies, sense
    disambiguation, plagiarism detection)

    Integrating Applications of Text and Speech Processing
    (machine translation, natural language understanding,
    question-answering strategies, assistive technologies)

    Automatic Dialogue Systems (self-learning, multilingual,
    question-answering systems, dialogue strategies, prosody in

    Multimodal Techniques and Modelling (video processing, facial
    animation, visual speech synthesis, user modelling, emotions
    and personality modelling)

Papers on processing of languages other than English are strongly


Authors are invited to submit a full paper not exceeding 8 pages
formatted in the LNCS style (see below). Those accepted will be
presented either orally or as posters. The decision about the
presentation format will be based on the recommendation of the
reviewers. The authors are asked to submit their papers using the
on-line form accessible from the conference website.

Papers submitted to TSD 2014 must not be under review by any other
conference or publication during the TSD review cycle, and must not be
previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere.

As reviewing will be blind, the paper should not include the authors'
names and affiliations. Furthermore, self-references that reveal the
author's identity, e.g., "We previously showed (Smith, 1991) ...",
should be avoided. Instead, use citations such as "Smith previously
showed (Smith, 1991) ...".  Papers that do not conform to the
requirements above are subject to be rejected without review.

The authors are strongly encouraged to write their papers in TeX or
LaTeX formats. These formats are necessary for the final versions of
the papers that will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes.
Authors using a WORD compatible software for the final version must
use the LNCS template for WORD and within the submit process ask the
Proceedings Editors to convert the paper to LaTeX format.  For this
service a service-and-license fee of CZK 2000 will be levied

The paper format for review has to be either PDF or PostScript file
with all required fonts included. Upon notification of acceptance,
presenters will receive further information on submitting their
camera-ready and electronic sources (for detailed instructions on the
final paper format see
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html#Proceedings, Sample File

Authors are also invited to present actual projects, developed
software or interesting material relevant to the topics of the
conference.  The presenters of demonstrations should provide an
abstract not exceeding one page. The demonstration abstracts will not
appear in the conference proceedings.


March 22 2014 ............ Submission of full papers
May 15 2014 .............. Notification of acceptance
May 31 2014 .............. Final papers (camera ready) and registration
August 3 2014 ............ Submission of demonstration abstracts
August 10 2014 ........... Notification of acceptance for
                           demonstrations sent to the authors
September 8-12 2014 ...... Conference date

Submission of abstracts serves for better organization of the review
process only - for the actual review a full paper submission is

The accepted conference contributions will be published in proceedings
that will be made available to participants at the time of the


        Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:27:36 +0100
        From: Milena Dobreva <milena.dobreva at gmail.com>
        Subject: 1st International Workshop on Augmented Digital Libraries (ADL'14)

Call for Papers

1st International Workshop on Augmented Digital Libraries (ADL’14)
Workshop Website: http://adl2014.wordpress.com/
co-located with i-KNOW 2014
Dates: 15th or 16th of September 2014


Digital libraries are becoming increasingly important in research.

Traditionally they have been used for tasks such as finding and
storing research outputs, however they are increasingly being used as
sources for mining information, discovering new trends and evaluating
research excellence. The rapid growth in the number of documents being
deposited in digital libraries requires the provision for novel
approaches that are driven by the needs of knowledge discovery,
refinement, and visualisation, aimed at enhancing the individual’s

The foundations of such an experience are not built upon digitisation
alone, but on a multi-layer knowledge structure that does not only
include information about the documents in the underlying collection
in the form of metadata, but also information about the content of
those documents, such as the entities mentioned and the relationships
between them. It is with these building blocks that it will become
possible to relate search results with user needs, for instance by the
automatic generation of different views that integrate and personalise
information items together which can than be exploited by novel
interfaces and visualisation techniques.

The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for researchers and
practitioners from the fields of digital libraries, natural language
processing, information retrieval, user interfaces, the semantic web
and other disciplines, where they can constructively explore and
discuss the conception and realisation of systems incorporating such
novelties. Research themes that this workshop aims to address include,
but are not limited to:

The development of appropriate representations and techniques for the
automatic or semi-automatic extraction of metadata from source

The automatic identification of entities, in large volumes of
documents, and the relationships between these entities;

The provision of services and applications capable of linking and
contextualizing content across large volumes of documents;

The facilitation of search and navigation through innovative user
interfaces and visualisations;

The design of usable and useful interactive systems for digital libraries;

The evaluation of different solutions to the above through effective
usability studies using existing collections of documents.

Topics of interest related to Digital Libraries include, but are not
limited to, the following:


Extracting semantics, entities, and patterns from large digital
library collections
Interlinking and contextualizing ubiquitous data
Interoperability and Information integration
Impact and evaluation of digital libraries


User behaviour and modelling for digital libraries
Advanced methods for information discovery and exploration
Interfaces to information for novices and experts
User studies related to digital libraries interfaces
Educational uses of digital libraries


NLP techniques for searching across multilingual full text digital collections
Novel methods and techniques for information visualization
Personal digital information management
Personalisation and recommendation of search results


Information visualization in digital libraries
Navigating information spaces
Supporting exploration using enriched digital library content
Navigation using visual metaphors
Visualisation of large-scale information environments

Important Dates

Research Paper Track

Submission deadline: 16th April, 2014
Notification to authors: 16th May, 2014
Camera ready: 5th June, 2014


We are accepting submissions for the Research Papers Track.

For the Research Papers Track we welcome submissions of original work
that has not been submitted or published elsewhere. We encourage full
papers (max 6 pages) describing significant work in progress, late
breaking results or ideas and challenges for the domain. Possibly
papers can be accepted as full papers or as posters.

Authors of accepted full papers will be given the opportunity to
extend a revised final version for the final proceedings.

All accepted papers will be in the proceedings.

Submissions should follow the ACM SIG proceedings format (standard
style). The review process is single-blind review and each paper will
be reviewed by at least 3 members of the program committee.

Research Track  papers should be submitted in pdf format to easychair
no later than midnight Pacific Daylight Time on 16th April 2014.

Accepted papers will be published in the CEUR workshop proceedings and
selected high quality submissions will be published in the
supplementary proceedings of i-KNOW 2014.

Challenge Track

A themed challenge is currently also being organised. We will shortly
be announcing the details.


        Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:18:51 +0000
        From: Luciana Martins <l.martins at BBK.AC.UK>
        Subject: Call for Papers: 16th International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, 5-10 July 2015

16th International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, 5-10 July

The call for papers for ICHG 2015 is now open.

The conference takes place from 5-10 July 2015 in London, at the Royal
Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers). Papers
are welcome on any aspect of historical geography and related disciplines
including the history of cartography, history of science and environmental

Details of how to submit proposals for papers and for sessions (the latter
containing full details of speakers and abstracts) are now available at:


The final deadline for submissions is *Friday 15 September 2014*.

Plenary speakers will be Bill Cronon (Wisconsin), Catherine Hall (UCL) and
Simon Schaffer (Cambridge).

Full details, including proposal forms, outline schedule, an excellent
range of mid-conference study visits, post-conference field trips,
accommodation options and provisional registration arrangements are now
available on the conference website at www.ichg2015.org

        Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:38:40 +0000
        From: "Lawrence, Faith" <faith.lawrence at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: CFP: Interdisciplinary Coups to Calamities (ICC) at WebSci'14

Although it says web science I think that the CFP below might well be of equal interest to Digital Humanities scholars:

===CFP: Interdisciplinary Coups to Calamities (ICC) at WebSci'14====
June 23, 2014 | Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Successful interdisciplinary collaboration is essential to Web Science, yet surprisingly little guidance exists about how to reach across disciplines and achieve successful collaborations. The fast pace of academic and practitioner workplaces limits the opportunities for mindful reflection about success factors in this complex area. This workshop provides that space.

At ICC'14 we will share and reflect on experiences of interdisciplinary collaboration: from the outstanding to the disastrous, and from the surprising to the confusing. If you have ever reached across disciplines and felt there was some lesson to be learned afterwards - whether you had time to reflect on it or not - this is the workshop for you.

We will share experiences of interdisciplinary collaborations, generating keywords for each contribution and identifying parallels, discrepancies and unexpected insights. We will identify key issues and possible solutions in interdisciplinary work, yielding insights for the Web Science community regarding the common issues we face and practical approaches to combat these.

More information, including the workshop's academic background and history, is available at http://www.icc.ecs.soton.ac.uk/

==Key dates and venue==
Paper Submission: 20 April, 2014
Acceptance Notification: 20 May, 2014
Workshop Date: 23 June, 2014
Workshop Venue: the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) Biddle Hotel and Conference Center

==Submission details==
Preferred papers will:
a) Describe a real past or current interdisciplinary collaboration, successful or otherwise,
b) Describe that collaboration clearly and concisely,
c) Provide an initial indication of what factors may have influenced the success (or otherwise) of the collaboration.
Papers may describe pure research, applied research or research-practice collaboration.

Papers should be no more than two pages in Word or PDF format, formatted according to the official ACM SIG proceedings template (http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates). Please use the ACM 1998 classification scheme (http://www.acm.org/about/class/1998/), and submit papers via EasyChair at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icc14

        Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:49:02 +0000
        From: Eleanor Lisney <elisney at gmail.com>
        Subject: Register for EVA London 2014

Electronic Visualization and the Arts London 2014

Tuesday 8th July – Thursday 10th July 2014

Venue: British Computer Society, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7HA


Early Bird rates until Sunday 25th May. Register for EVA London 2014
Register online: https://events.bcs.org/book/1017/

Registration closes Sunday 6 July 2014 at 11:59pm. No bookings will be taken
after this date. Early Bird rates apply until 23.59, Sunday 25th May 2014.
There is a discount for speakers and presenters; you will be sent a code to
use when booking. To register by post or pay by cheque, please download and
complete the attached postal booking form. Registration can only be made
with payment. Purchase orders cannot be accepted. The registration fee
includes attendance and lunch on the conference days chosen and any
workshops, demonstrations or social events on those days, plus one copy of
the printed conference proceedings. Overseas delegates please note that
neither EVA London nor BCS can issue invitation letters. 

Registration costs 

Please see the Rate Card Conference dinner This will be held at the National
Gallery Cafe, cost £40 for a fixed price menu. To reserve your place,
please select the Conference Dinner when you register. Places are limited so
please book in good time. Concessionary rates Concessionary rates are
offered for students and those who are unwared or retired. When booking
online, select the ‘yes’ radio button to the question ‘Are you a
student?’ – it is not possible to change the wording of this question,
but it allows access to the concession rate for those who are eligible. 


A limited number of bursaries will be announced at the beginning of May.
Bursaries cover the cost of registration. The application process is
competitive as we cannot grant bursaries to all those who apply.
Cancellations / refunds A full refund will be issued if a cancellation is
received by 12:00pm on Monday 30th June 2014. Name substitutions will be
allowed after this date.*

EVA Organising Committee

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