Palais des Congrès Mansour Eddahbi
Main conference : 28-29-30 May 2008
Workshops & Tutorials : 26-27 May and 31 May-1 June 2008
The sixth international conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2008, is organised by ELRA in cooperation with a wide range of international associations and organisations, including AAMT, AMTA, ACL, AFNLP, ALTA, COCOSDA and Oriental COCOSDA, EACL, EAMT, ELSNET, EURALEX, GWA, IAMT, ISCA, KnowledgeWeb, LDC, NEMLAR Network, SIGLEX, TEI, Technolangue French Program, WRITE and with major national and international organisations including the European Commission - Information Society and Media, Unit E.2 “Content and Knowledge”.
The aim of LREC is to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art, explore new R&D directions and emerging trends, exchange information regarding LRs and their applications, evaluation methodologies and tools, ongoing and planned activities, industrial uses and needs, requirements coming from the e-society, both with respect to policy issues and to technological and organisational ones.
LREC provides a unique forum for researchers, industrials and funding agencies from across a wide spectrum of areas to discuss problems and opportunities, find new synergies and promote initiatives for international cooperation, in support to investigations in language sciences, progress in language technologies and development of corresponding products, services and applications, and standards.