4th Discourse Anaphora and
Anaphor Resolution Colloquium

Lisbon, September 18-20, 2002
hosted by the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences

Call for Papers

Following the success of the previous international colloquia on Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution at Lancaster in 1996, 1998 and 2000, the next colloquium in the series will take place in Lisbon in 2002.

DAARC2002 aims to continue the trend set by the previous DAARC events, which brought together a wide variety of research on discourse anaphora and anaphor resolution. Our goal will be to review this diverse field and consider the results obtained in recent years.

We would like to invite anyone currently researching in the areas of discourse anaphora and anaphor resolution, from any methodological perspective or framework, to submit a paper for DAARC2002.

Important Dates

The closing date for submission is April 1.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by May 13.

Authors of selected papers are expected to register until May 31.

Selected papers are expected by June 15 to be included in the proceedings.

The deadline for registration with reduced fees is July 15.

The colloquium takes place on September 18-20.

Instructions for Authors

For submitting a contribution, please send an abstract of no more than 200 words to the DAARC2002 organisers at the following email address: daarc2002@di.fc.ul.pt

If you prefer to send an abstract by surface mail, please send a paper copy of your abstract to the following address:

Prof. António Branco,
Universidade de Lisboa
Faculdade de Ciências
Departmento de Informática
Campo Grande
1749-016 Lisboa

Selected papers are expected to be no longer than 6 pages in the format described here and should arrive at the organizing committee by June 15 in the following two ways:

Camera-ready manuscript Manuscripts, formatted according to the specified guidelines, should be submitted in triplicate. All three copies should be clear computer printouts on a high-quality laser printer with no page numbers (Write your name as well as the page number on the back of each page with a soft lead or light-colored pencil). If possible, please send your article in a plastic folder, so that it will arrive in good condition. Do not bind, staple, clip or attach the pages in any way. Post the 3 printouts to the address above.

Electronic version The electronic versions of the articles should be in msword and in pdf format. E-mail them to the following e-mail address: daarc2002@di.fc.ul.pt

Identification Send also a separate text file (.txt) including the following information:

Author(s) name(s)

Oral presentations The time allotted to contributed talks is 30 minutes, including 5 minutes for discussion.

Organization and Contact

The colloquium is organised by:

António Branco, University of Lisbon
Tony McEnery, University of Lancaster
Ruslan Mitkov, University of Wolverhampton,

with the help of João Silva and Ricardo Santos,

and is hosted by the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon.

To contact the organizers, use: daarc2002@XPTO ("di.fc.ul.pt" goes in slot XPTO).