20.230 Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 06:25:02 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 230.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2006 06:19:09 +0100
         From: "Alan Burk" <burk_at_unb.ca>
         Subject: Reminder: Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis starts Oct. 11

CaSTA 2006:

    A reminder that the 2006 Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis
(CaSTA 2006) starts Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, with the
following workshops:

    Phonetic Analysis of Texts: How to See What You Hear
    Using Perl to Make Text Transformation Easier
    Testing Usability and the User Experience
    No More HTML: Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to present XML for the Web
    A post-conference workshop on Sunday, Oct. 15 entitled
    Using XTeXT to develop search and retrieval web applications
might also be of interest.

    Register today for what is sure to be a very interesting
international symposium.

    We hope to see you at CaSTA 2006.


Brad Nickerson and Alan Burk
Conference Organizing Committee, Co-Chairs

**** CaSTA 2006 registration available announcement ****

    Registration is now available for the upcoming CaSTA 2006
conference at:

    CaSTA 2006 is the 5th in a series of CaSTA conferences, focusing
on text analysis. This year's conference will bring together
Computer Scientists and Humanities Computing researchers to share
their work on the central issues driving current scholarly
research on the linguistic, visual, and aural manifestations of

     Fees are: Regular Registration (Early/Late): $125/$150
               Student Registration (Early/Late): $ 65/$ 75
               Conference Workshops: $55 for 1/2 day /$85 Full day
     The above rates include all taxes.
     Late fees will apply after September 15, 2006.

    CaSTA 2006 is taking place from October 11 to October 15, 2006 in
the beautiful Riverfront Capital of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
There is an exciting program planned with five internationally known and
highly regarded keynote speakers: William Y. Arms, Computer Science,
Cornell University; Willard McCarty, Reader in Humanities Computing,
King's College, London, UK; Johanna Drucker, Robertson Professor of
Media Studies, University of Virginia; Ian Munro, Professor of Computer
Science and Canada Research Chair in Algorithm Design, University of
Waterloo; and Peter Shillingsburg, Professor of English, De Montfort
University, UK.

    A series of interesting pre and post-conference workshops,
presentations based on peer reviewed papers and posters, and a
provocative panel discussion "Humanities Computing Science?", focusing
on research of common interest to humanists, computer and information
scientists are all part of the program.

    A promotional poster for printing and posting is available at:

    We look forward to welcoming attendees to CaSTA 2006!

**** End of CaSTA 2006 registration available announcement ****

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