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.
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.
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.
Guidelines for presenters of papers, posters and/or demos can be found here.
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.
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|
|11:45||DataCite workshop||St. Jan|
|14:00||CLARIN developers' brainstorm session||St. Jan|
|14:00-18:00 Closed Board of Directors meeting||Mozambique|
|16:30||CLARIN developers' brainstorm session||St. Jan|
|20:00||CAC2014 opening ceremony (Jan Odijk, PDF)||St. Jan|
Visualizing Literature: Trees, Maps and NetworksInvited talk by Jan Rybicki Jagiellonian University (Prezi)
Day 2: Papers,Posters and committee meetings
|Time||Friday October 24||Room|
General Session: Status of the Infrastructure
Paper session10:00 CLARIN Centers for a Sustainable Infrastructure (PDF)
Daan Broeder and Jan Odijk10:25 Too Many Varied User Requirements for Digital Humanities Projects (PDF)
Max Kemman and Martijn Kleppe10:50 AAI: Experiences with Making a Service Available for Users Worldwide (PDF)
Jozef Mišutka, Ondřej Košarko, Amir Kamran, Michal Josífko and Pavel Straňák
Paper session11:45 On using the META-SHARE repository software to support a CLARIN centre (PDF)
Neeme Kahusk, Stelios Piperidis, Juli Bakagianni and Jussi Piitulainen12:10 Services of LINDAT/CLARINCentre (PDF)
Jan Hajič, Eva Hajičová, Jozef Mišutka and Pavel Straňák12:35 WebAnno: a flexible, web-based annotation tool for CLARIN (PDF)
Richard Eckart De Castilho, Chris Biemann, Iryna Gurevych and Seid Muhie Yimam
|User Involvement meeting (open to all!)||St. Jan|
|Joint SCCTC and CAC meeting||Congo|
|CLARIN Legal Issues Committee: closed meeting||Angola|
|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|
Poster and demo session
Air Traffic Control Communication (ATCC) Speech Corpus
User Delegation in the CLARIN Infrastructure
Towards a DH Knowledge Hub - Step 1: Vocabularies
Annotating coherence relations in corpora of language use
Data curations by the Dutch Data Curation Service
Making Assyrian texts available to the public
The CLARIN-D Help Desk
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
WebAnno: a flexible, web-based annotation tool for CLARIN
Too Many Varied User Requirements for Digital Humanities Projects
Using automatically annotated corpora in language variation research
CLARIN.SI: the Slovene CLARIN Infrastructure
Day 3: Finalpapers and posters
|Time||Saturday October 25||Room|
|09:00 Build your own treebank (PDF)
Daniël de Kok, Dörte de Kok and Marie Hinrichs09:25 Using automatically annotated corpora in language variation research (PDF)
Jelke Bloem, Arjen Versloot and Fred Weerman09:50 Using Data Mining and the CLARIN Infrastructure to
Extend Corpus-based Linguistic Research (PDF)
Christian Pölitz and Thomas Bartz10:15 Auxiliary Fronting in German Subordinate Clauses:
A Synchronic and Diachronic Corpus Study Using the CLARIN Research Infrastructure (PDF)
|11:10 CLARIN'sVirtual Language Observatory (VLO) under scrutiny:
The VLO taskforce of the CLARIN-D centres (PDF)
Susanne Haaf, Peter Fankhauser and Thorsten Trippel11:35 Reusing CMDI components for a textCorpusProfile
- towards a generic textCorpusProfile (PDF)
Lene Offersgaard and Dorte Hansen12:00 COMEDI: Another component metadata editor (PDF)
Gunn Inger Lyse, Paul Meurer and Koenraad De Smedt
Poster and demo session
Advance Search in CLARIN Text Corpora
Virtual Language Observatory 3.0: What'sNew?
Implementation of Persistent Identifiers in Clarin.dk
TeLeMaCo -A tool for the dissemination of teaching and learning materials
Spokes - Asearch and exploration service for conversational corpus data
Eugenics revisited in hidden debates by means of multilingual semantic text-mining with the Biland demonstrator
Your Data at the Center of Attention: A Metadata Session Profile for Multimodal Corpora
AAI: Experiences with Making a Service Available for Users Worldwide
Services of Lindat/CLARIN Centre
COMEDI: Another component metadata editor
Build your own treebank
SWE-CLARIN – current status and future prospects
FIN-CLARIN and the Language Bank of Finland
|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|
Day 4: post-conference SAB meeting
|Time||Sunday October 26||Room|
|9:00||Scientific Advisory Board: closed meeting||Angola|
|11:00||Scientific Advisory Board: closed meeting||Angola|