International Research Days “Social Media and CMC Corpora for the eHumanities: Annotation, Analysis, Open Data”, Rennes, France

Fecha del evento: 23 y 24 de octubre de 2015

Call for papers: The first international research days [IRDs] on Social Media and CMC Corpora for the eHumanities will be held in Rennes, France on 23-24th October 2015 and will focus on communication and interactions stemming from networks such as the Internet or telecommunications, as well as mono and multimodal, synchronous and asynchronous communications. The focus of the IRD will encompass different CMC genres. These include, but are not limited to, discussion forums, blogs, newsgroups, emails, SMS and WhatsApp, text chats, wiki discussions, social network exchanges [such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, wikis (Wikpedia type)], discussions in multimodal and/or 3D environments. 

The IRDs will have three thematic streams: 1) Development of CMC corpora Building CMC corpora: from data collection to publication Open data for research on CMC: questions of ethics and rights One or several models of CMC genres (e.g. extension of the TEI model, etc.) Multimodal corpora 2) Annotations and analysis Discourse and dialog analysis of online discussions: chat, forums, SMS, wikipedia discussions, social network exchanges, blogs, newsgroups, etc. Study of social networks through their communication: informal, professional, learning or other communities Contrastive analyses of specific CMC genres between several languages communities (e.g. languages in contact) Interaction analysis in online learning situations Multimodality in interactions 3) Natural Language Processing (NLP) applied to CMC Tagging and Parsing CMC texts Dealing with abbreviations and typos Dealing with morphosyntactic, lexical, variations [e.g. : in corpus produced by deaf scripters].