Call for Nominations for ELRA 'Antonio Zampolli Prize'
Thursday, 21 December 2017
After Antonio Zampolli's passing away, the ELRA Board decided to create a prize to honour the memory of its first president, a pioneer and visionary scientist who was internationally recognized in the field of Computational Linguistics and in the one of Human Language Technologies, to which he contributed also through the establishment of ELRA and LREC.
To reflect Antonio Zampolli's specific interest in our field, the prize is intended for individuals whose work lies within the areas of Language Resources and Language Technology Evaluation with acknowledged outstanding contributions to their advancements.
The prize, awarded for the first time in Lisbon on 28th May 2004 during LREC 2004 «In Memory of Antonio Zampolli», will be awarded for the sixth time during LREC 2018 (Miyazaki, 07-12/05/2018).
Nominations should be sent to the ELRA President no later than 1st February 2018.
Further details can be found here.