Dominique Estival –
Other NLP/LT activities
to Australia, I have been involved in the organization of several other NLP
events, in particular:
- Workshop on Multi-lingual Text Processing. PRICAI'96,
Cairns. 27 August 1996.
- Seminar on Natural
Language Processing. University of Melbourne. 8 October 1996.
- Australian International Natural Language
Processing Fortnight: All Around Australia, 11-24 January 1998; in
particular, I organised ANLPW,
the Post-Graduate Workshop hosted by the University of Melbourne on 19 and
20 January 1998, and I taught a tutorial on Grammar Formalisms and
Language Engineering in the Blue Mountains.
- I taught Grammar
Formalisms and Language Engineering, as part of the Computational
Linguistics course jointly organised with Chris Manning and Robert Dale,
at the Australian Linguistics Institute, University of Queensland, July 1998.
co-taught with Robert Dale the course on Dialog Systems at the ALTA Summer
School, University of Melbourne, December
am a founding member of ALTA, the
Australasian Language Technology Association, and was co-chair of ALTW2003, the
2003 Australasian Language Technology Workshop, as well as sponsorship
chair for several of the workshops. I have been a member of the ALTA
Executive Committee for the past 4 years.
was a member of HCSNet
since the network was established in 2004, until 2009.
organised the First Australian Computation and Linguistics Olympiads (OzCLO) in 2008 and chaired the OzCLO
Steering Committee until 2013. I coached the Australian team at ILO in
2009 and 2010.
I have been a
member of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) since 1983 and of the Association pour
le Traitement Automatique
du Langage (ATALA)
since 1989 and I am on the editorial board of T.A.L. (Traitement
Automatique du Langage),
the journal of ATALA. I have been a reviewer for several ACL and
COLING conferences and have been on the program committee of a number of other
international workshops and conferences. I have also served as Sponsorship
Chair for Coling/ACL 2006, which took place in
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