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28/11/2014 ALTA 2015-2016 Election

All ALTA members are invited to vote for the ALTA Executive Committee regular members, for the 2015-2016 term. Please go to:
Members will be cross-checked with subscriptions on the ALTA Announce mailing list.

12/8/2014 ALTA 2014 Shared Task

The fifth ALTA shared task is now open for participation. Good luck!

18/06/2014 ALTA 2014 Workshop

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop (ALTA 2014) will be held at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia on 26-28 November. ALTA 2014 will again be held in conjuction with the 19th Australasian Document Computing Symposium 2014 (ADCS 2014).

9/12/2013 ALTA 2013 Workshop

The 2013 Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop (ALTA 2013) was held at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. ALTA 2013 was held in conjuction with the 18th Australasian Document Computing Symposium 2013 (ADCS 2013).

29/7/2013 ALTA 2013 Shared Task

The fourth ALTA shared task concluded with a strong participation of 50 teams. Thank you to all participants, and congratulations to the winner team, NLP PhD.

23/4/2013 OzCLO 2013 Competition Results

OzCLO, the Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad, has a winner for 2013! The final results are:

1st place Qld Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology (Team #312) Queensland Alexandra Grant, Laura Boyle, Martyna Judd, and Rebecca Day
2nd place Murdoch College (Team #143) Western Australia Calvin Rokich, Caleb Thomas, Tomoki Ward, and Lewis Tolonen
3rd place Sydney Grammar School (Team #28) New South Wales Richard Howe, Edwin Ho, Grant Kynaston, and Asanka Wijetunga
Top Junior (equal) All Saints Anglican School (Team #243) Queensland Alastair Butcher, Nitin Niranjan, Ama Ravirajah, and Matthew Jones
Canberra Grammar School (Team #218) Queensland Brendan Falk, Kevin Jacob, Stephen Melhuish, and Benjamin Mynott

Congratulations to all! For more details about OzCLO, visit

11/4/2013 ALTA 2012 Proceedings now available from the ACL Anthology

The ALTA 2012 Proceedings are now available from the ACL Anthology.

The ACL Anthology now holds a complete collection of ALTA proceedings from 2003 to 2012 inclusive.

14/9/2012 ALTA 2012 Workshop in Dunedin

The 2012 Australasian Language Technology Workshop (ALTA) was held at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand on Tuesday 4 December to Thursday 6 December 2012.

The ALTA Workshop was held in conjunction with the Seventeenth Australasian Document Computing Symposium 2012 (ADCS 2012).

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