647Call for Papers
- Aug 7, 2002====================
We wish to draw the attention - rather belatedly - of readers of this
newsgroup to the following Workshop which will take place in
November, and encourage you to submit papers and participate.
The deadline for extended abstracts for readers of this posting is
Please note that despite the title of the workshop we are interested
in all aspects of computer tools in the training of translators.
C A L L F O R P A P E R S
6th EAMT Workshop: Teaching Machine Translation
14 - 15 November 2002
Venue: UMIST, Manchester, England
Call for Papers
The sixth EAMT Workshop will take place on 14-15 November
2002 hosted by the Centre for Computational Linguistics, UMIST,
The following topics are of interest ("CAT" includes all types of
computer-based translation aids):
why and to whom should CAT be taught?
teaching the theoretical background of CAT/MT: linguistics,
computer science, translation theory
addressing preconceptions about CAT/MT in the classroom
the use of commercial translation software in hands-on teaching
teaching computational aspects of MT to non-computational
web-based distance learning of MT
MT education and industry: bridging the gap between academia
and the real world
teaching pre- and post-editing skills to MT users
teaching MT evaluation
building modules or `toy' MT systems in the laboratory
experiences of the evaluation of MT instruction
the role of MT in language learning
translation studies and CAT/MT
We invite submissions of an extended abstract of your proposed
paper, up to two pages, summarizing the main points that will be
made in the actual paper.
Submissions will be reviewed by members of the Programme
Authors of accepted papers will be asked to submit a full version
of the paper, maximum 12 pages, which will be included in the
A stylefile for accepted submissions will be available in due course.
Initially, an extended abstract should be sent, preferably by email
as an attachment in any of the standard formats (doc, html, pdf,
or as plain text, to Harold.Somers@....
Otherwise, hardcopy can be sent to:
Harold Somers, Centre for Computational Linguistics, UMIST, PO
Manchester M60 1QD, England, or by fax to +44 161 200 3091.
(Extended) deadline, August 15th, 2002.
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