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ICTAP 2017 : 19th International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICTAP

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICTAP 2017: 19th International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICTAP 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Automated User Story Driven Approach for Web-Based Functional Testing
Mahawish Masud, Muhammad Iqbal, M. U. Khan, Farooque Azam
2) Part of Speech Tagging Using Statistical Approach for Nepali Text
Archit Yajnik
3) Designing and Evaluating Pedagogic Conversational Agents to Teach Children
Silvia Tamayo-Moreno, Diana Pérez-Marín
4) Causal Relation Identification Using Convolutional Neural Networks and Knowledge Based Features
Tharini N. de Silva, Xiao Zhibo, Zhao Rui, Mao Kezhi
5) Teaching Linguistic Humour Research Theories: Egyptian Higher Education EFL Literature Classes
O. F. Elkommos
6) Patronage Network and Ideological Manipulations in Translation of Literary Texts: A Case Study of George Orwell's “1984” in Persian Translation in the Period 1980 to 2015
Masoud Hassanzade Novin, Bahloul Salmani
7) User Guidance for Effective Query Interpretation in Natural Language Interfaces to Ontologies
Aliyu Isah Agaie, Masrah Azrifah Azmi Murad, Nurfadhlina Mohd Sharef, Aida Mustapha
8) The Intonation of Romanian Greetings: A Sociolinguistics Approach
Anca-Diana Bibiri, Mihaela Mocanu, Adrian Turculeț
9) A Sentence-to-Sentence Relation Network for Recognizing Textual Entailment
Isaac K. E. Ampomah, Seong-Bae Park, Sang-Jo Lee
10) Context Detection in Spreadsheets Based on Automatically Inferred Table Schema
Alexander Wachtel, Michael T. Franzen, Walter F. Tichy
11) Implementing a Database from a Requirement Specification
M. Omer, D. Wilson
12) Crossing Borders: In Research and Business Communication
E. Podhovnik
13) Models and Metamodels for Computer-Assisted Natural Language Grammar Learning
Evgeny Pyshkin, Maxim Mozgovoy, Vladislav Volkov
14) A Blueprint for an Educational Trajectory: The Power of Discourse in Constructing “Naughty” and “Adorable” Kindergarten Students
Fernanda T. Orsati, Julie Causton
15) Natural Language News Generation from Big Data
Bastian Haarmann, Lukas Sikorski

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