PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
and CALL FOR PAPERS
MT 2000 - MACHINE TRANSLATION AND MULTILINGUAL APPLICATIONS
IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM
Exeter, United Kingdom
20-22 November 2000
The Natural Language Translation Specialist Group (NLTSG)
of the British Computer Society (BCS) announces an
international conference to be held at the University of
Exeter (UK) on 20-22 November 2000. The focus will be on
machine translation and other multilingual NLP applications.
MT 2000 will continue the tradition of the friendly and
informative events organised by the Specialist Group at
Cranfield in 1994 and 1984. The organisers aim to attract
a wide range of contributions from researchers, users and
educationalists in the field of multilingual language
The conference will take the form of invited keynote
speakers plus individual papers. Papers will be refereed by
a programme committee. All papers accepted and presented
will be available as a volume of proceedings at the conference.
Selected papers will be published in book form soon after the
conference. There will also be an exhibition area and an
opportunity for poster sessions.
Details of the time-table for submissions/reviewing,
length and format of papers, the membership of the
programme committee, and of the cost will be announced
shortly and will be posted on our web-site at
We invite papers covering but not limited to
multilingual aspects of the following topics:
Machine translation (developments, advances, applications, uses)
Corpora (construction, annotation, exploitation)
Computer-assisted language learning
Machine translation in education
The conference venue will be the Crossmeads Conference
Centre at the University of Exeter. Exeter is an historic
city in the heart of Devon in the South West of England.
The campus is celebrated as one of the most beautiful in
the United Kingdom. The University has an international
airport and good rail and coach links to London, Birmingham
and other UK cities.
Exeter University web-site: http://www.exeter.ac.uk
MT 2000 web-site at Exeter University:
It is expected that this site will commence during October 1999.
Derek Lewis (Co-chair: Programmme Committee)
Director of the Foreign Language Centre, Queen's Building,
University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 (0)1392-264 296
Facsimile: +44 (0)1392-264 293
Professor Ruslan Mitkov (Co-chair: Programme Committee)
School of Languages and European Studies, University of
Wolverhampton, Stafford Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1SB, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 (0)1902-322 471
Facsimile: +44 (0)1902-322 739
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