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Language Technologies and Digital Humanities

Thursday, 20 September, 2018 (All day) to Friday, 21 September, 2018 (All day)

LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGIES & DIGITAL HUMANITIES 2018

Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
20-21 September 2018

www.sdjt.si/jtdh-2018/en

The Slovenian Language Technologies Society (SDJT), the Centre for Language Resources and Technologies at the University of Ljubljana (CJVT) and the research infrastructures CLARIN.SI and DARIAH-SI organise the conference “Language Technologies and Digital Humanities” on 20 and 21 September 2018. The conference has more than a 20-year tradition, and in 2016, the thematic expansion to digital humanities was introduced.

Thematic areas of the conference
Instructions for authors
Important dates
Registration and fees
Accommodation and travel
Organisation
Programme committee

Thematic areas of the conference

The conference aims to bring together researchers from various backgrounds and methodological frameworks. The main topics include but are not limited to:

  • Speech and other mono- and multilingual language technologies
  • Digital linguistics: translation studies, corpus linguistics, lexicology and lexicography, standardisation
  • Digital humanities and historical studies, ethnology, musicology, cultural heritage, archaeology, and fine arts
  • Digital humanities in education and digital publishing

We welcome submissions that present guidelines, research, good practices, projects and results in these areas. The conference will also include invited lectures, a student section, and round tables on topics related to the conference. The official languages of the conference are Slovene and English.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to extend their JTDH 2018 papers for a special English issue of the journal Contributions to Contemporary History. The journal is indexed in the Scopus database. Each of the selected papers will go through the journal’s regular review procedure and should be prepared according to the journal’s guidelines.

Instructions for authors

The authors are invited to submit either a full paper or an extended abstract describing work to be presented at the conference. The extended abstract will be published in the book of abstracts and the full papers in the conference proceedings, which will be published on the conference website under the Creative Commons license at the beginning of the conference. We leave it up to the authors whether to submit their contribution anonymised or not.

The official languages of the conference are Slovene and English.

The extended abstracts should be 2-4 pages long and the full papers 6–8 pages. The camera ready papers and extended abstracts should be formatted according to the conference guidelines:

The contributions are collected using EasyChair by clicking on this link.

The authors of the contributions should indicate if it is a student contribution by adding “student paper” to the list of keywords. All the co-authors of student papers should be students. These papers will be presented in a separate student session and will be eligible for the best student paper award.

Important dates

  • 01/04/2018   Deadline for submission of papers or extended abstracts
  • 15/06/2018   Notification of acceptance
  • 15/06/2018   Registration opens
  • 31/08/2018   Submission of final papers or extended abstracts
  • 01/09/2018   Registration deadline
  • 20–21/09/2018 CONFERENCE

Registration and fees

  • Registration fee:
    • regular participants: 80 EUR
    • students, co-authors and participants without a paper: free of charge
  • Registration deadline: 01 September 2018

The condition for including the paper in the proceedings is that at least one registration fee is paid for each paper. Students, co-authors and participants without a paper can attend the conference free of charge but must register so that sufficient lecture rooms and coffee breaks can be organized. Free registration includes admission to the conference sessions and coffee breaks.

The registration fee for regular participants includes daily lunches at the restaurant of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering as well as the conference dinner, which will be held on Thursday 20 September 2018. Other participants have the option of buying tickets for daily lunches and/or the conference dinner. The price of the tickets is estimated to be 5 EUR for the daily lunch and 20 EUR for the conference dinner.

The registration fee will be collected by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. The registration will open on 15 June 2018 and the deadline for registration is 01 September 2018. After the deadline the participants will receive an invoice that will need to be paid by 07 September 2018. Additional information on the registration process will be provided before registration for the conference is opened (15 June 2018).

Accommodation and travel

  • A list of nearby hostels and hotels is available here
  • Travel and transfer options to Ljubljana are explained here
  • Ljubljana public transport is explained here

Organisation

Organising committee

  • Simon Dobrišek (president, CJVT, FE)
  • Vitomir Štruc (FE)
  • Mojca Šorn (DARIAH-SI, INZ)
  • Katja Zupan (SDJT)
  • Jerneja Fridl (DARIAH-SI, ZRC SAZU)

Programme committee

Steering committee

  • Asst. Prof. Darja Fišer, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana and Jožef Stefan Institute (SDJT, chair)
  • Assoc. Prof. Tomaž Erjavec, Jožef Stefan Institute (CLARIN.SI)
  • Assoc. Prof. Simon Dobrišek, Faculty of Electrical Enginnering, University of Ljubljana (CJVT)
  • Andrej Pančur, PhD., Institute of Contemporary History (DARIAH-SI)
  • Iza Škrjanec (student section, SDJT)

Members

  • Špela Arhar Holdt, PhD, Trojina, Institute for Applied Slovene Studies / Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • Maja Bitenc, PhD, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • Assoc. Prof. Zoran Bosnić, Faculty of Computer Information Science, University of Ljubljana
  • Asst. Prof. Narvika Bovcon, Faculty of Computer Information Science, University of Ljubljana
  • Asst. Prof. Václav Cvrček, Institute of the Czech National Corpus, Charles University in Prague
  • Prof. Vlado Delić, Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad
  • Asst. Prof. Helena Dobrovoljc, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language, ZRC SAZU
  • Jerneja Fridl, PhD, ZRC SAZU
  • Polona Gantar, PhD, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • Vojko Gorjanc, PhD, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • Jurij Hadalin, PhD, Institute of Contemporary History
  • Asst. Prof. Mario Hibert, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo
  • Prof. Miran Hladnik, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof. Ivo Ipšić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Rijeka
  • Asst. Prof. Mateja Jemec Tomazin, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language, ZRC SAZU
  • Prof. Zdravko Kačič, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor
  • Koraljka Kuzman Šlogar, PhD, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Croatia
  • Iztok Kosem, PhD, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana / Jožef Stefan Institute
  • Mojca Kotar, PhD, University of Ljubljana
  • Simon Krek, PhD, Institute “Jožef Stefan” / Centre for Language Resources and Technologies, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof. Cvetana Krstev, Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade
  • Asst. Prof. Drago Kunej, Institute of Ethnomusicology, ZRC SAZU
  • Asst. Prof. Nikola Ljubešić, Jožef Stefan Institute
  • Prof. Nataša Logar Berginc, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana
  • Assoc. Prof. Matija Marolt, Faculty of Computer Information Science, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof. France Mihelič, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
  • Asst. Prof. Maja Miličević, Filološka fakulteta, Univerza v Beogradu
  • Prof. Dunja Mladenić, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Institute “Jožef Stefan”
  • Asst. Prof. Matija Ogrin, PhD, Institute of Slovene Literature and Literary Sciences, ZRC SAZU
  • Andrej Pančur, PhD, Institute of Contemporary History
  • Miha Peče, Institute of Slovenian Ethnology, ZRC SAZU
  • Assoc. Prof. Karmen Pižorn, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana
  • Asst. Prof. Dan Podjed, Institute of Slovenian Ethnology, ZRC SAZU
  • Prof. Marko Robnik-Šikonja, Faculty of Computer Information Science, University of Ljubljana
  • Tanja Samardžić, PhD, University of Zurich
  • Miha Seručnik, PhD, Milko Kos Historical Institute, ZRC SAZU
  • Prof. Franc Solina, Faculty of Computer Information Science, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof. Marko Stabej, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • Kristina Štrkalj Despot, PhD, Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, Croatia
  • Mojca Šorn, PhD, Institute of Contemporary History
  • Asst. Prof. Jan Šnajder, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb
  • Asst. Prof. Janez Štebe, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana
  • Benjamin Štular, PhD, Institute of Archaeologv, ZRC SAZU
  • Simon Šuster, PhD, Computational Linguistics & Psycholinguistics Research Center, University of Antwerp
  • Toma Tasovac, Belgrade Center for Digital Humanities/Trinity College Dublin
  • Asst. Prof. Darinka Verdonik, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor
  • Asst. Prof. Aleš Vaupotič, Research Centre for Humanities, University of Nova Gorica
  • Prof. Špela Vintar, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof. Jerneja Žganec Gros, Alpineon Ltd., Slovenia

Conference website: www.sdjt.si/jtdh-2018/en

Address: 
The Slovenian Language Technologies Society (SDJT), the Centre for Language Resources and Technologies at the University of Ljubljana (CJVT) and the research infrastructures CLARIN.SI and DARIAH-SI
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of Ljubljana
Ljubljana
Slovenia