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ALTA Workshop 2009

3rd and 4th December 2009, Sydney, Australia

to be held as part of HCSNet SummerFest 2009


This year, the Australasian Language Technology Workshop (ALTA) will be held as part of the HCSNet Summerfest 2009 at the University of New South Wales in Sydney on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th of December 2009. This event will be the seventh annual installment of the ALTA Workshop in its most-recent incarnation, and the continuation of an annual workshop series that has existed under various guises since the early 90s.

Getting There

SummerFest '09 will take place predominantly in the Central Lecture Block (E19) on the UNSW campus (near the UNSW Library and the Commerce Courtyard). You can find more information here, how to get there by public transport and by car. The ALTA workshop will be held in the Central Lecture Block, CLB Theatre 6.

SummerFest '09 Program

You can find the entire SummerFest '09 program here in PDF format. This program contains the ALTA Workshop program on pages 13 (for Thursday) and 18 (for Friday).

Plenary Talk

David Traum: Spoken Dialogue Models for Virtual Humans, (slides), ALTA, December 4, 2009.

*** ALTA Award Winners 2009 ***

Best Paper Award

  • James Breen and Timothy Baldwin
    Corpus-based Extraction of Japanese Compound Verbs

Best Student Presentation

  • Nicky Ringland

Past Workshops and Summer Schools

What's New
07/12/09 David Traum's slides (plenary talk)
26/11/09 ALTA 2009 Proceedings are now available.
10/11/09 Workshop program is now available.
27/10/09 Final camera-ready copy is due on 9th November 2009, please update also your abstract in EasyChair!
22/10/09 Early Bird Fees (available until Friday 23 October 2009)
12/10/09 List of Accepted Papers
16/06/09 Invited Speaker: David Traum (USC Institute for Creative Technologies)


© ALTA 2009. Created: 16th June 2009, Rolf Schwitter.