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Arabtex patch for the ACL and Computational Linguistics Stylesheets

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I’ve recently been preparing two submissions to CL on Arabic. Not surprisingly, the CL stylesheet (clv2.cls) conflicted with Arabtex. The editors contacted Klaus Legally, who wrote a patch. Just place the file in the directory that contains your *.tex files.

The most recent ACL stylesheet also conflicts with Arabtex, but this issue can be quickly fixed by modifying the abstract environment in acl-hlt2011.sty as follows (showing a diff from the distributed stylesheet to the modified version):

< \renewenvironment{abstract}{\centerline{\large\bf...
> \newenvironment{abstractX}{\centerline{\large\bf... 

Written by Spence

June 1st, 2011 at 2:31 pm

Posted in Arabic,NLP

Just Watch This

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May 22nd, 2011 at 9:04 pm

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Arabic Linguistics Symposium Call for Papers

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5th International Arabic Linguistics Symposium
November 19th-20th 2011
The United Arab Emirates University, Department of Linguistics, Al-Ain
The United Arab Emirates

The Arabic Linguistics Society and The United Arab Emirates University are pleased to announce the 5th International Arabic Linguistics Symposium to be held at the UAE University, Al-Ain, November 19th-20th 2011.

ALS membership dues are $25 for students and $35 for non-students

Registration Fees:

Non-residents of the UAE: $40
Residents of the UAE: $30
Al-Ain University affiliates: $20

Travel and hotel information can be found here:

http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/FLL/arabic_symposium/travel.html under development

Call for Papers:

Papers are invited on topics that deal with theoretic, experimental and applied issues of Arabic Linguistics. Research in the following areas of Arabic linguistics is encouraged:

– Linguistic analysis (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics)
– Applied linguistics
– Sociolinguistics
– Psycholinguistics
– Neurolinguistics
– Neuroscience of Arabic
– Discourse analysis
– Historical linguistics
– Corpus linguistics
– Computational linguistics

Persons interested in presenting papers are requested to submit a one-page abstract giving the title of the paper, a brief statement of the topic, and a summary clearly stating how the paper is developed (the reasoning, data, and results). Authors are requested to be as specific as possible in describing their topics.

Email submissions should be in Word and PDF format with all fonts embedded. The author’s name is not to appear anywhere in the abstracts. Instead, the author’s name, affiliation, email address, and phone number should be included in the body of the email message.

Deadline for receipt of abstracts: October 15th, 2011

Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to: mustafa.mughazy@wmich.edu, s.boudelaa@uaeu.ac.ae

Written by Spence

May 17th, 2011 at 6:35 am

Posted in Academic,Conferences