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Call for Papers: AI and Second Language Learning, FLAIRS, May 2010, Daytona Beach FL USA

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  • Charles Hall
    Hi, we are really trying to bring the ELT/ESL/EFL/ESP/CALL communities together with the AI people. We can learn so much from each. Consider submitting a paper
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      Hi, we are really trying to bring the ELT/ESL/EFL/ESP/CALL communities together with the AI people. We can learn so much from each. Consider submitting a paper or a poster!

      email me for more information,

      Call for Papers: AI and Second Language Learning    http://tinyurl.com/mcs663

      Special Track at the 23rd
      International FLAIRS Conference in cooperation with the American Association
      for Artificial Intelligence, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA May 19th- 21st,


      Types of Submission

      2-page papers for posters                                                    

      6-page papers for talks

      Paper submission deadline: November 23rd,

      Notifications: January 22nd, 2010.

      Camera ready version due: February 22, 2010

      All accepted papers will be published as FLAIRS proceedings by the AAAI.


      What is AI and Second Language Learning [AI
      & SSL]? Second language learning
      refers to any natural language (e.g. English, Spanish, Hindi) that is learned
      by way of study. The AI & SSL track is particularly interested in how
      technology (e.g. software programs, packages, ITSs, or any computational device)
      facilitates or otherwise affects that learning.


      Who might be interested? Second language curriculum developers, materials developers, language
      schools, ITS creators, language teachers, commercial word processing
      developers, and language learners


      What kind of studies will be of interest? Papers and contributions and encourages for any work that relates
      to second language learning, ELT/ESL/EFL/ESP, CALL, TELL, or related subjects
      to AI. Topics of interest may include (but are in no way limited to)

      1. ITS Shells for ESP [English for Specific Purposes] Needs

      2. Using AI for L2 Reading, Speaking, Writing, Listening, or

      3. AI and CBI [Content Based Instruction] in Language Learning

      4. Diagnostics, Assessment, and AI

      5. Moving beyond the Moodle: CMS for Language Learning

      6. Corpus Linguistics, AI, and Global English

      7. Intercultural Simulations with Avatars

      8. Games that Teach and Learn


       Leading papers will also be considered for
      publication as chapters in the forthcoming book: Applied Natural Language
      Processing and Content Analysis: Advances in Identification, Investigation, and


      Submission Guidelines for the ANLP track

      Papers must be submitted according to AAAI formatting
      guidelines. The papers should be original work (i.e., not submitted,
      in submission, or submitted to another conference while in review) and are due
      by November 23rd, 2009. Papers must be submitted as PDF through the
      EasyChair conference system (http://www.FLAIRS-23.info).
      Authors should indicate the special track of ANLP for submissions. At least one
      author of each accepted paper is required to register, attend, and present the
      paper at FLAIRS.


      Further Information

      Questions regarding the ANLP Special Track
      should be addressed to the track co-chairs:

      Charles Hall, cehall@...        Philip McCarthy,


      Conference Web Sites

      Paper submission site: follow the link for
      submissions at http://www.FLAIRS-23.info

      FLAIRS-2010 conference web page: http://www.flairs-23.info/

      Florida AI Research Society (FLAIRS): http://www.flairs.com 


      Charles Hall, Ph.D., dr. h.c.

      University of Memphis, Department of English

      Applied Linguistics and EFL/ESL


      www.charleshall.info www.l4law.org

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