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ALTW 2006

November 30 and December 1, University of Sydney

ALTA Award Winners 2006

Best Paper Award (joint winners):
  • Andrew Lampert, Robert Dale, and Cecile Paris
    Classifying Speech Acts using Verbal Response Modes

  • David Martinez, Eneko Agirre, and Xinglong Wang
    Word Relatives in Context for Word Sense Disambiguation
Best Student Presentation:
  • Stephen Wan


A two-day workshop on Natural Language Technology will be organised by the Australasian Language Technology Association (ALTA). This event will be the fourth annual installment of the workshop in its most-recent incarnation, and the continuation of an annual workshop series that has existed under various guises since the early 90s.

ALTW will be held as part of the HCSNet SummerFest, a multi-disciplinary event encompassing a number of workshops, invited courses and presentations around the theme of Human Communication Science. The courses, offered at both introductory and more advanced levels, will include topic areas aimed specifically at Language Technology students and researchers.


Sancta Sophia College, within the grounds of the University of Sydney.
Address: Sancta Sophia College, 8 Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050.
You can view a map here.


  • The HCSNet dinner will be held on the evening of Wednesday, November 29, 2006.

  • The keynote speaker (Michael Johnston, ATT Research) has been moved to Thursday, November 30, at 4.30pm.

For any comments or questions about these pages please contact the ALTA Workshop 2006 organisers.

What's New

22/11/06 Please check latest Workshop Program Update

22/11/06 Complete ALTW2006 Proceedings

15/11/06 Check the Workshop Program - see you at ALTW 2006!

15/11/06 Stay informed, subscribe to ALTA - the Australasian Language Technology Association.

24/10/06 Keynote Presentation: Michael Johnston, ATT Research.

24/10/06 Accepted papers are available online.

15/08/06 Check new paper submission deadlines.

28/06/06 Have a look at last year's workshop for a taste of what is to come.


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