TOTh 2012: Call for papers

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Submission deadline    January 30, 2012 February 13, 2012
Notification of acceptance March 5, 2012 March 12, 2012
Final version April 9, 2012
Conference Thursday, June 7 et Friday, June 8, 2012

Conference topics (non exhaustive list)

Linguistic approaches:

  • language for special purposes, translation, language and terminology planning, specialized multilingual communication,
  • usage, variation, term collocations, lexical combination,
  • terminological products: glossaries, dictionaries, thesauri,
  • corpus processing: extracting terms, extracting knowledge, corpus building, corpus aligning,
  • creating and maintaining terminological resources, harmonizing terms and concepts, theories of meaning, importance and limitations of corpora.
  • validating the quality of data, the role of experts.

Knowledge representation:

  • terminological principles for building conceptual systems,
  • ontology and knowledge representation: representation, building, maintaining, aligning, merging, classification theory,
  • mono- and multilingual thesauri, library science, records management,
  • input from artificial intelligence, linguistics, epistemology, formal systems (description logic for example).


  • software environments; building and maintaining terminologies, thesauri, dictionaries, ontologies,
  • IT applications based on knowledge and terminology resources: semantic web, computer aided translation, mono and multilingual content management systems, specialized digital libraries, information retrieval, classification, knowledge management, information systems,
  • assessing acquisition and manipulation tools, standards in the field of language and ontology resources.