Conference Hub : Call for Papers
A Conference Programme Committee (CPC) for TI2009 is
being formed, with Dr. Vasu Renganathan of the University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, USA as the Chair.
This committee (CPC) will deal with paper submission and scheduling
of the conference content (invited lectures and submitted papers).
Further details on the conference content, exact dates and venue
will be announced in due course.
We take this opportunity to invite 'technical' papers for presentation
at TI-2009 on all topics relating Tamil with Computers and/or Internet,
on or before 15 August 2009.
The following is a collection of topics to be addressed and the list is non-exclusive.
Open source software (OpenOffice, ...) and Tami Localization of softwares and OS;
Tamil enabling in mobile and other hand-held platforms/technologies PDA, iPhone, ....;
NLP Applications in Tamil: Machine Translation, OCR, voice recognition, speech synthesis, search engines, data mining of Tamil digital resources, ....;
Tools for Tamil Computing: word-processing (text editor, spell check, grammar
check, dictionaries,..), plugins for browsers, online file convertors,.... ;
Tamil Internet : blogging, wikipedia, podcasting, educational portals, e-commerce,.. .....;
computer-aided teaching of Tamil -online, offline, multimedia tools;
Tamil Databases for digital libraries and e-commerce;
Digital archiving of Tamil heritage materials and
Standards for Tamil Computing : encoding,
glossary, mobile, DNS,...
Those who would like to make an oral presentation should submit a brief abstract at the conf. gateway on or before
15 August 2009. Papers may be presented in English, Tamil or bilingual (Tamil-English) format. As with the earlier
Conferences, all submissions must be in electronic form. For papers with content in Tamil or bilingual, please use
Unicode encoding .
Conf. Program Committee will review all submissions and select several papers for presentation at various tech. sessions. As in the past, extended abstracts (max 4 pages) of all accepted papers for the conf. will be published in the Conference Book and also in e-form in a CD/DVD. Authors whose papers have been selected for presentation at the
conference will be informed by 31 August 2009.
Electronic versions of the accepted
papers should reach the CPC on or before 30 September 2009 for them to appear in the
official conference book. INFITT reserve rights for publication of all papers presented at the conference. As in the past, papers presented in the conference will be
archived (in the form of pdf files) for global distribution through the INFITT website.
The organizers of the conference assume that submission of a paper for
possible presentation at TI2009 implies attendance at the conference and
presentation in person by at least one author of the paper.