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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 145.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

       [1] From: Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@uib.no> (71)
             Subject: MelbourneDAC: call for papers

       [2] From: "Olga Francois" <ofrancois@umuc.edu> (61)
             Subject: 2002 IP in Academia Online Workshop Series

       [3] From: "Robert Batusek" <xbatusek@informatics.muni.cz> (61)
             Subject: TSD 2002 - Second Call for Demonstrations and

             Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2002 08:35:12 +0100
             From: Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@uib.no>
             Subject: MelbourneDAC: call for papers

    Digital Arts and Culture::2003::Streaming Wor(l)ds
    The 2003 iteration of the Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) international
    conference series is to be held on the city campus of RMIT University,
    Melbourne, Australia from May 19 to 23, 2003.

    keywords: Augmented Reality, Cyberculture, Electronic Fiction, Electronic
    Music, Electronic Nonfiction, Electronic Poetry, Electronic Spatiality,
    Electronic Temporality, Flash Fiction, Flash Nonfiction, Games Culture,
    Games Sociology, Games System Design, Games Theory , Hypertext
    Literature , Hypertext Theory , Interactive Architecture, Interactive
    Cinema and Video , Interactive Graphic Narrative, Interactive Performance,
    MOOs, MUDs, RPG, Networked Improvisation, Networked performance, Streaming
    Narrative, Time Based Interactive Media, Virtual Reality, Virtual Worlds, ,

    Artists, scholars, developers and practitioners working in these and
    cognate fields are invited to submit 500 word proposals for papers and
    panels by September 15, 2002. All proposals for papers and panels must be
    submitted via the submission page which will shortly be available from the
    conference web site:

    All contributions will be reviewed by the conference academic board and
    short listed nominations will be contacted by November 1, 2002.

    Short listing does not mean that your work has been accepted for the
    conference. Short listing means you will be invited to write a full paper,
    panel proposal, or forum description for review by the program committee.
    Only complete papers, panel submissions and forum descriptions will be
    considered for acceptance and this is subject to full peer review by the
    program committee.

    Paper and panel submissions must be completed and submitted by February 1,
    2003 for final peer review and consideration. All accepted work will be
    published in a full conference proceedings.

    Papers are academic presentations that reflect any of the conference
    themes. Proposals for papers are limited to 500 words and should give the
    program committee an indication of your major argument or arguments, and
    your theoretical approach. It is expected that only abstracts that suggest
    an original contribution to the field will be short listed.

    Panels are themed discussions that concentrate on any of the conference
    themes. Panels are to consist of a position statement (that may or may not
    be collectively authored) that panel members respond and contribute to.
    Panel proposals ought to include a draft position statement (maximum of 500
    words) and list the members of the panel. Panels are expected to make a
    constructive and original contribution to debate and ideas in the field.

    ++what is dac?++
    DAC is an international conference focusing on new media theory and
    practice in critical contexts. It has nurtured a significant international
    community of young and innovative researchers, artists and scholars in the
    interdisciplinary field of new media, and has become the benchmark
    conference for research and collaborative endeavour in new media. DAC has
    always offered a specialised forum that has emphasised the importance of
    bringing together leading practitioners for the exchange of ideas and to
    develop international professional networks and knowledge economies.
    MelbourneDAC:Streaming Wor(l)ds recognises and intends to continue this
    role through the papers, panels, and forums it hosts, and the innovative
    series of collaborative workshops and events that will be undertaken by all
    conference participants. The mission of MelbourneDAC is to not only
    exchange ideas and promote new developments in digital arts and culture but
    to ensure that all participants develop relevant and sustainable
    professional communities.

    Adrian Miles Conference Chair

    Antoanetta Ivanova Conference Producer

    end of announcement


    + lecturer in new media and cinema studies [http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/vlog] + interactive desktop video developer [http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/] + hypertext rmit [http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au] + InterMedia:UiB. university of bergen [http://www.intermedia.uib.no]

    --[2]------------------------------------------------------------------ Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2002 08:36:08 +0100 From: "Olga Francois" <ofrancois@umuc.edu> Subject: 2002 IP in Academia Online Workshop Series

    The Center for Intellectual Property at the University of Maryland University College is interested in advertising this non-profit workshop series among interested educators and administrators. Could you please post the message below to your listserve? -------------------------------------------------------------------

    ANNOUNCEMENT AND INVITATION *Please Distribute Widely*

    2002 UMUC Intellectual Property in Academia Workshop Series www.umuc.edu/distance/odell/cip/ipa2002

    The Center for Intellectual Property at the University of Maryland University College is hosting an asynchronous online workshop series that is of interest to faculty, university counsel, librarians, instructional design and information professionals. Each workshop will last approximately three weeks, providing the participants with an in-depth understanding of core intellectual property issues facing higher education.

    The Shrinking Public Domain September 16- October 4, 2002 Moderated by Laura (Lolly) Gasaway, Esq Director, Law Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    There is considerable concern among academics and copyright scholars that the public domain is being treated as a commodity, thereby resulting in the loss of access to users and others who appreciate great scholarly, literary, musical and audiovisual works. This workshop will explore this complex issue particularly as it relates to the use of digital information in the teaching and learning enterprise.

    Academic Integrity Compliance on College Campuses October 28 - November 15, 2002 Moderated by Diane M. Waryold, PhD Executive Director of Center for Academic Integrity, Program Administrator of the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University

    Fundamental to the mission of many schools is the concept of academic integrity. What role do campus and departmental policies play in student compliance? What is the role of faculty, librarians and students in assisting faculty and policy enforcement? And what are the various means for detecting plagiarism? What are the pros and cons of using these plagiarism detection services? Gain an in-depth understanding of the academic integrity issues facing higher education today

    Preventing Plagiarism in the Online and face-2-face Classrooms February 10-February 28, 2003 Moderated by Gary Pavela, Esq Director of Judicial Programs and Student Ethical Development at the University of Maryland-College Park

    Can assignments be redesigned to avoid plagiarism in the online and face-to-face classrooms? Is the relationship of writer/reader to text profoundly changed online? Learn about proven, successful methods for designing assignments that will enhance learning and lessen plagiarism. Share your experience with fellow classmates and share successful assignments and methods.

    These online workshops will include course readings, chats and online discussions. Participants will receive daily response and feedback from the workshop moderators. Please visit the web site for all course objectives: http://www.umuc.edu/distance/odell/cip/ipa2002/workshops.html

    Register early since space is limited. Early Registration is $125 each, Regular $150 each, Two workshops $225, Three workshops is only $300! A significant discount is given for full time graduate students until places are filled; please consult the website for details. To register online- www.umuc.edu/distance/odell/cip/ipa2002

    For additional information call 301-985-7777 or visit our web site at www.umuc.edu/distance/odell/cip/ipa2002

    [Please excuse the inevitable duplication of this notice.]

    --[3]------------------------------------------------------------------ Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2002 08:37:16 +0100 From: "Robert Batusek" <xbatusek@informatics.muni.cz> Subject: TSD 2002 - Second Call for Demonstrations and Participation

    ************************************************************* TSD 2002 - SECOND CALL FOR DEMONSTRATIONS AND PARTICIPATION *************************************************************

    Fifth International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE (TSD 2002) Brno, Czech Republic, 9-12 September 2002 http://www.fi.muni.cz/tsd2002/

    The conference is organised by the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno and the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen. The conference is supported by International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).


    Authors are invited to present actual projects, developed software and hardware or interesting material relevant to the topics of the conference. The authors of the demonstrations should provide the abstract not exceeding one page as plain text. The submission must be made using an online form available at the conference www pages.

    The organisers will prepare the computers with multimedia support for demonstrators. Faculty of Informatics has at its disposal a fast internet connection allowing internet-based projects to be demonstrated. The faculty network provides a wireless (IEEE 802.11b - WiFi) connection to the internet as well.


    Submission of demonstration papers: July 31, 2002

    Conference date: September 9-12, 2002


    TSD series evolved as a prime forum for interaction between researchers in both spoken and written language processing from the former East Block countries and their Western colleagues. Proceedings of TSD form a book published by Springer-Verlag in their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series.


    Topics of the TSD 2002 conference will include: text corpora; automatic morphology; word sense disambiguation; lexical semantics and semantic networks; parsing and part-of-speech tagging; machine translation; multi-lingual issues; information retrieval; text/topic summarization; knowledge representation and reasoning; speech modeling; speech coding; speech segmentation; speech prosody; automatic speech recognition; text-to-speech synthesis; speaker identification and verification; facial animation and visual speech synthesis; dialogue systems; development of dialogue strategies; prosody and emotions in dialogues; user modeling; assistive technologies based on speech and dialogue; markup languages related to speech and dialogue (VoiceXML, SSML, ...).

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