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