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CLARIN Annual Conference 2014 in Soesterberg, The Netherlands

Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 18:00 to Saturday, 25 October, 2014 - 16:00

In 2014 the CLARIN Annual Conference (CAC2014) was held at the Kontakt der Kontinenten conference hotel in Soesterberg, The Netherlands. CAC2014 is organized for the humanities and social sciences community to exchange ideas and experiences on the CLARIN infrastructure. This includes its design and construction, its operation and use, data and services that it contains or should contain, research carried out with the CLARIN infrastructure, the relation of CLARIN to other infrastructures and projects, and the CLARIN Knowledge Sharing Infrastructure.

Selected papers from the CLARIN 2014 Conference

The selected papers from the CLARIN Conference 2014 have been (digitally) published by Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet.The conference proceedings in this volume present a selection of the highlights of the CLARIN 2014 Annual Conference in which members of the CLARIN community share their experiences and results.

Acces to the Selected papers from the CLARIN 2014 Conference

Registration

Registration is closed.

Participation in this event is by invitation only. If you have been selected to attend the conference, you have received registration information from your national coordinator or the CLARIN ERIC office.

Getting there

1. By airplan: The best way to get to the conference hotel in Soesterberg from Schiphol Airport (AMS) is to take the train to Amersfoort (45 minutes), which runs every 30 minutes. In Amersfoort you can take bus 52 (direction Wijk bij Duurstede) or 56 (direction Driebergen-Zeist) to the conference venue in Soesterberg (bus stop "Kontakt der Kontinenten"). The entire journey will take between 70 and 90 minutes. Please plan your journey in advance using this website. You can buy a single use OV-chipcard at the Schiphol train station using the NS self-service ticket machine. The train journey from Schiphol to Amersfoort costs around €10. Bus tickets can be bought from the bus driver and cost €2.60 for the trip from Amersfoort to the conference hotel.

2. By bus: If your train stops at Amersfoort, please see the instructions above regarding the bus journey from Amersfoort to the conference hotel. If your train stops at Utrecht Central Station, you can also take bus 52 (direction Amersfoort) to the conference hotel (bus stop "Kontakt der Kontinenten"). Please plan your journey in advance using this website. Bus tickets can be bought from the bus driver and cost €4.20 for the trip from Utrecht to the conference hotel.

Presenters' guidelines

Guidelines for presenters of papers, posters and/or demos can be found here.

Abstracts

An overview of the extended abstracts of the papers, posters and demos that were presented during the Annual Meeting 2014 can be found here. Abstracts are not available for the posters presented by the future CLARIN ERIC members (Sweden, Slovenia, Finland).

Participants

Once registration is closed we will provide a list of participants.

Programme

A pdf of the final programme is now available.

Day 1: pre-conference workshops and opening ceremony

Time Thursday October 23 Room
10:00 DataCite workshop St. Jan
11:15 Coffee break Lounge
11:45 DataCite workshop St. Jan
13:00 Lunch Restaurant
14:00 CLARIN developers' brainstorm session St. Jan
  14:00-18:00 Closed Board of Directors meeting Mozambique
16:00 Coffee break Lounge
16:30 CLARIN developers' brainstorm session St. Jan
18:00 Dinner Ceciliakapel
20:00 CAC2014 opening ceremony (Jan Odijk, PDF) St. Jan
20:15

Visualizing Literature: Trees, Maps and Networks

Invited talk by Jan Rybicki Jagiellonian University (Prezi)
St. Jan
21:00 Drinks Steyl

Day 2: Papers,Posters and committee meetings

Time Friday October 24 Room
9:00

General Session: Status of the Infrastructure

with contributions of: Steven Krauwer, Dieter van Uytvanck, Erhard Hinrichs, Martin Wynne and Bente Maegaard

St. Jan
10:00

Paper session

10:00     CLARIN Centers for a Sustainable Infrastructure (PDF)

              Daan Broeder and Jan Odijk

10:25     Too Many Varied User Requirements for Digital Humanities Projects (PDF)

              Max Kemman and Martijn Kleppe

10:50     AAI: Experiences with Making a Service Available for Users Worldwide (PDF)

              Jozef Mišutka, Ondřej Košarko, Amir Kamran, Michal Josífko and Pavel Straňák

St. Jan
11:15 Coffee break Lounge
11:45

Paper session

11:45     On using the META-SHARE repository software to support a CLARIN centre (PDF)

              Neeme Kahusk, Stelios Piperidis, Juli Bakagianni and Jussi Piitulainen

12:10     Services of LINDAT/CLARINCentre (PDF)

              Jan Hajič, Eva Hajičová, Jozef Mišutka and Pavel Straňák

12:35     WebAnno: a flexible, web-based annotation tool for CLARIN (PDF)

              Richard Eckart De Castilho, Chris Biemann, Iryna Gurevych and Seid Muhie Yimam

St. Jan
13:00 Lunch Restaurant
14:30 Parallel sessions  
  User Involvement meeting (open to all!) St. Jan
  Joint SCCTC and CAC meeting Congo
  CLARIN Legal Issues Committee: closed meeting Angola
16:00 Coffee break Lounge
16:30 Parallel sessions  
  User Involvement meeting (continues - still open to all!) St. Jan
  Joint SCCTC and CAC meeting Congo
  17:00-18:00 Metadata curation taskforce meeting Botswana
  17:00-18:00 AAI taskforce meeting Angola
18:00

Poster and demo session

Air Traffic Control Communication (ATCC) Speech Corpus
Luboš Šmídl and Pavel Ircing

User Delegation in the CLARIN Infrastructure
Jonathan Blumtritt, Willem Elbers, Twan Goosen, Mischa Sallé and Menzo Windhouwer

Towards a DH Knowledge Hub - Step 1: Vocabularies
Matej Durco and Karlheinz Mörth

Annotating coherence relations in corpora of language use
Merel Scholman and Ted Sanders

Data curations by the Dutch Data Curation Service
Henk van den Heuvel, Nelleke Oostdijk, Eric Sanders and Vanja De Lint

Making Assyrian texts available to the public
Claus Povlsen, Dorte Haltrup Hansen and Thomas Klitgaard Hertel

The CLARIN-D Help Desk
Timm Lehmberg

CMDI 1.2: Improvements in the CLARIN Component Metadata Infrastructure

Twan Goosen, Menzo Windhouwer, Oddrun Ohren, Axel Herold, Thomas Eckart, Matej Ďurčo and Oliver Schonefeld

The use and mutual interoperability of computer programmes Folker, Elan and Praat for multimodal linguistic annotation
Silvia Bonacchi and Mariusz Mela

WebAnno: a flexible, web-based annotation tool for CLARIN
Richard Eckart De Castilho, Chris Biemann, Iryna Gurevych and Seid Muhie Yimam

Too Many Varied User Requirements for Digital Humanities Projects
Max Kemman and Martijn Kleppe

Using automatically annotated corpora in language variation research
Jelke Bloem, Arjen Versloot and Fred Weerman

CLARIN.SI: the Slovene CLARIN Infrastructure
Tomaž Erjavec

Steyl
19:00 Dinner Restaurant

Day 3: Finalpapers and posters

Time Saturday October 25 Room
9:00

Paper session

St. Jan
09:00     Build your own treebank (PDF)

              Daniël de Kok, Dörte de Kok and Marie Hinrichs

09:25     Using automatically annotated corpora in language variation research (PDF)

              Jelke Bloem, Arjen Versloot and Fred Weerman

09:50     Using Data Mining and the CLARIN Infrastructure to
              Extend Corpus-based Linguistic Research
(PDF)

              Christian Pölitz and Thomas Bartz

10:15     Auxiliary Fronting in German Subordinate Clauses:
              A Synchronic and Diachronic Corpus Study Using the CLARIN Research Infrastructure (PDF)

              Erhard Hinrichs

10:40 Coffee break Lounge
11:10:

Paper session

St. Jan
11:10     CLARIN'sVirtual Language Observatory (VLO) under scrutiny:
              The VLO taskforce of the CLARIN-D centres (PDF)

              Susanne Haaf, Peter Fankhauser and Thorsten Trippel

11:35     Reusing CMDI components for a textCorpusProfile
              - towards a generic textCorpusProfile
(PDF)

              Lene Offersgaard and Dorte Hansen

12:00     COMEDI: Another component metadata editor (PDF)

              Gunn Inger Lyse, Paul Meurer and Koenraad De Smedt

12:25 Lunch Restaurant
14:00

Poster and demo session

Advance Search in CLARIN Text Corpora
Pavel Rychly

Virtual Language Observatory 3.0: What'sNew?
Twan Goosen and Thomas Eckart

Implementation of Persistent Identifiers in Clarin.dk
Mitchell Seaton and Bart Jongejan

TeLeMaCo -A tool for the dissemination of teaching and learning materials
Hannah Kermes, Jörg Knappen, José Manuel Martínez, Elke Teich and Mihaela Vela

Spokes - Asearch and exploration service for conversational corpus data
Piotr Pęzik

Eugenics revisited in hidden debates by means of multilingual semantic text-mining with the Biland demonstrator
Toine Pieters, Pim Huijgens and Maarten de Rijke

Your Data at the Center of Attention: A Metadata Session Profile for Multimodal Corpora
Farina Freigang, Matthias A. Priesters, Rie Nishio and Kirsten Bergmann

AAI: Experiences with Making a Service Available for Users Worldwide
Jozef Mišutka, Ondřej Košarko, Amir Kamran, Michal Josífko and Pavel Straňák

Services of Lindat/CLARIN Centre
Jan Hajič, Eva Hajičová, Jozef Mišutka and Pavel Straňák

COMEDI: Another component metadata editor
Gunn Inger Lyse, Paul Meurer and Koenraad De Smedt

Build your own treebank
Daniël de Kok, Dörte de Kok and Marie Hinrichs

SWE-CLARIN – current status and future prospects
Lars Borin

FIN-CLARIN and the Language Bank of Finland
Krister Linden

Steyl
15:00 CLARIN Young Scientist Award ceremony St. Jan
15:10 General session: Looking Forward St. Jan
16:00 End of conference Lounge
16:30 NCF: closed meeting Angola
19:00 Dinner Restaurant

Day 4: post-conference SAB meeting

Time Sunday October 26 Room
9:00 Scientific Advisory Board: closed meeting Angola
10:30 Coffee break Lounge
11:00 Scientific Advisory Board: closed meeting Angola
12:30 Lunch Restaurant
Address: 
Conferentiehotel Kontakt der Kontinenten
Amersfoortsestraat 20
SOESTERBERG
Netherlands