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> _______________________________________________________________________________
>                          CALL FOR PAPERS
>               BCS-IRSG European Colloquium on IR Research
>                          April 4 - 6, 2001
>                          Darmstadt, Germany
>        The colloquium on information retrieval research provides an
>        opportunity for both new and established researchers to present
> papers describing work in progress or final results. These Colloquia
> were established by the BCS IRSG (British Computer Society Information
> Retrieval Specialist Group), and named the Annual Colloquium on
> Information Retrieval Research.  Recently, the location of the
> colloquium has alternated between the United Kingdom and continental
> Europe.  To reflect the growing European orientation of the event, the
> 23rd Colloquium in the series will be renamed The 23rd BCS European
> Annual Colloquium on Information Retrieval Research.  This event is
> hosted by GMD, and co-sponsored by the BCS IRSG and GI.
>        Relevant papers should address (at the theoretical, methodological,
> system or application level) the analysis, design or evaluation of functions
> like
>        Indexing
>        Information Extraction
>        Data Mining
>        Browsing
>        Retrieval and Filtering
>        User Interaction
> for the following types of documents and databases:
>        Monomedia documents (e.g. text, images, audio, voice, video)
>        Composite documents
>        Multimedia documents
>        Hypermedia documents
>        Active documents
>        Distributed documents and databases
>        Digital Libraries
>        the Web
>        Authors are required to submit their paper, in English, by 20 December 2000.
> Papers should contain at most 7500 words and be double-spaced. The abstract should
> not exceed 100 words.
>        The submission should include two copies of the paper in PDF or PostScript
> format: one full copy and one anonymous. Both files should be submitted by anonymous
> ftp to under the /pub/incoming/ecir directory. The file names
> should reflect the title of the paper but the anonymous copy should have the prefix
> "anon". (To protect author privacy it will not be possible to list files in this
> directory).
>        For the anonymous copy, the first page must contain the title of the paper
> and abstract, but no indication about the author(s) and affiliation(s).
>        In addition, authors must send an email message to [log in to unmask]
> containing the title of the paper, the name of the file that has been submitted, the
> author name(s), and the author affiliation(s), plus complete contact information
> (mailing address, telephone, fax and e-mail) for the author to whom correspondence
> should be sent. Any queries regarding submission should be sent to:
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>        We invite interested companies active in document and knowledge management to
> show their products and latest developments. A special industrial session on products
>  and applications - as well as experiences - will be considered. Any queries regarding
> exhibitions should be sent to:
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>        CONTACTS
> If you have any questions or problems concerning the colloquium, please contact:
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> If you have any queries or problems concerning submitting a paper, please contact:
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>        Paper submission: 12 January 2001.
>        Notification of acceptance: 23 February 2001.
>        Final copy due: 15 March 2001.
>        Conference: 4-6 April 2001
>        All papers will be refereed. Following notification of acceptance, authors
> of selected papers will have until 10 March 2001 to make revisions in the light of
> referees' comments. Papers will be published in the proceedings which will be
> circulated to all delegates during the Colloquium.
>        Final papers will be published electronically (in some form to be decided).
> In addition, we expect to make arrangements for authors of good papers to be invited
> to make submissions to one of the major journals in the field.
>        FEES
>        Fees (not including accomdation) will be around EUR 180 (GBP 110),
> special rates for students, as well as for members of the participating organisations,
> will be available. In addition, CEPIS travel grants may be available for students.
>        Ulrich Thiel, GMD-IPSI (Germany) (general chair)
>        Norbert Fuhr,  University of Dortmund (Germany) (programme chair)
>        Christoph Baumgarten, Eurospider (Switzerland)
>        Micheline Beaulieu, University of Sheffield (UK)
>        Fabio Crestani, University of Strathclyde (UK)
>        Mark Dunlop, University of Strathclyde (UK)
>        Hans-Peter Frei, Infocons (Switzerland)
>        Pia Borlund Jorgensen, Royal School of Librarianship (Denmark)
>        Mounia Lalmas, University of London (UK)
>        Monica Landoni, University of Strathclyde (UK)
>        Massimo Melucci, Universita di Padova (Italy)
>        Josiane Mothe, Universite Paul Sabatier TOULOUSE III (France)
>        Mark Sanderson, University of Sheffield (UK)
>        Fabrizio Sebastiani, IEI-CNR (Italy)
>        Alan Smeaton, Dublin City University (Ireland)
>        Theo P. van der Weide, University of Nijmwegen (Netherlands)
>        Christa Womser-Hacker, University of Hildesheim (Germany)