CLARIN Workshop - Towards Interoperability of Lexico-Semantic Resources


CLARIN Workshop - Towards Interoperability of Lexico-Semantic Resources

We would like to invite you to actively participate in the "CLARIN Workshop (type I) -- Towards Interoperability of Lexico-Semantic Resources", that will take place at the Center of Estonian Language Resources (CELR) in Tartu, Estonia from 31st January 2017 to 1 February 2017 (the deadline for expressing interest in participation is 5th Dec. 2016, please see below).


The goal of the workshop is to improve the interoperability, usability and ease of access of CLARIN lexico-semantic resources. To achieve this goal, we will work on the design of CLARIN open virtual lexical platform facilitating better access to lexical resources and research web applications by Humanities & Social Sciences (H&SS) users. The workshop will have a discussion and group-work based character. Most of the time is reserved for chaired discussions in small topic-related subgroups, concluded with reports presented to the general forum by their chairs during the summing-up session. 

Researchers interested in the participation in the workshop should send a letter to the following address: -- including a description of interest:

  1. Short description of the background of the applicant, especially related to the workshop goal and topics. If an applicant comes from an institution which is a member of CLARIN, this should be clearly expressed.
  2. Description of the motivation for the participation in the workshop.

The description should be approximately 500 words.

The deadline for submission is 5 December 2016. Decisions concerning acceptance will be sent by December 8th 2016.

The workshop is sponsored by CLARIN. Accommodation during the workshop (including one night in a university hostel) is covered. Partial reimbursement of travel costs up to 200 Euros will be offered to all participants. The maximum capacity is limited to 25 persons who will be selected by PC on the basis of the delivered descriptions of interest.Priority will be given to participants from the CLARIN members (

A detailed description of the workshop in the PDF.file here below. A web page version will be available very soon. 



CELR, University of Tartu
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