Re: International CALIBER-2005: Call for Papers

From: Mustafa Jabbar (
Date: Tue Aug 03 2004 - 19:58:00 CDT

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    Dear Sir,
    I am from Bangladesh and working on Indian Languages. We have Bangla, Asamese, Hindi solutions for ASCII and Unicode Encoding.
    I am interested in taking part in the seminar and want to display our products too.
    May be I can write something on the local language issues.
    Please send me more information on the seminar.
    Thanks and regards
    Mustafa Jabbar
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      Subject: International CALIBER-2005: Call for Papers

      Dear Professional Colleagues,

      Website for International CALIBER-2005 is available at

      CALIBER (Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institutions) is an international convention, organized every year by INFLIBNET Centre in different parts of India in collaboration with different universities. This is the premier convention in India which provides a unique forum to the library and information
      professionals, teachers, IT professionals, consultants and users involved in automation and networking of libraries as well as information providers to come together and interact on the subjects of mutual interest. The twelfth CALIBER in the series, for the year 2005, has been themed as "Multilingual Computing and Information
      Management in Digital Networked Environment" and will be hosted by Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi during February 2-4, 2005. The official language of the convention will be English.

      Convention Highlights
      Diverse topics and formats

      The convention features invited talks and contributed papers that provide coverage of standards, best practices, and recent advances in the area of multilingual computing and digital information management.

      Emphasis on current needs

      Multilingual computing and localization of the library resources around the world and its management will be addressed in several sessions as well as in the invited talks from the professionals devoted to the concerned areas.

      Exhibitions showcase and commercial presentations
      A forum that highlights the latest advances in language services, tools and technology in addition to management of the resources.


      International CALIBER 2005 invites contributed papers and case studies on various aspects of the conference theme Multilingual Computing and Information Management in Digital Networked Environment and listed below sub-themes of the conference:

      Multilingual Computing and Natural Language Processing

      Multilingual Computing- Encoding issues, Scripts, Fonts. Character recognition and other
      challenges, Natural Language Processing, Multilingual Indexing Tool, Multilingual and Multimedia Access

      Content Management and Information Management

      Content Structuring and XML- Web Cataloguing, Metadata, Dublin Core, EAD, TEI, XML, Crosswalk,
      Automatic Classification, Document Clustering, Methodologies, Techniques, Indexing, Retrieval,
      Content Management, Multimedia

      Digital Information Processing and Interoperability

      Archiving, Digitization, Preservation, Information Retrieval, Digital Library
      Architecture, System Scalability, Systems Design, Distributed solutions, WebServices and
      Interoperability - Agents related to digital Information, Crossdomain searching, Browsing,
      Metasearch, OpenURL Framework OAI-PMH.

      Digital Libraries and Services

      Digital Library Development Issues, Digital Library Services, Digital Library and E-learning,
      Digital Library Applications. Subject Gateways, Library Portals, Digital Library Consortia, Wide
      area and high-speed Networks.

      Papers typed in MS-Word can be sent as attachment to INFLIBNET directly through E-Mail or in a floppy by post. The length of the paper should normally be within 5000 words. Papers should contain full name and affiliations with e-mail of author(s), an abstract, author biography and references properly cited in the text of article.
      The paper should neither be published anywhere nor should have been kept under consideration for publication elsewhere and the author should agree to transfer the copyright to the conference organisers. A passport size photograph(s) of author(s) has to be submitted with the paper.Detailed Guidelines and Editorial policy for CALIBER 2005 are available in the conference website

      Important dates

      Receipt of Full Papers: November 30, 2004

      Intimation to Authors: December 15, 2004

      Last Date for Registration: January 7, 2005

      Convention Dates: February 2-4, 2005


      For Paper Submission

      Dr. T.A.V. Murthy
      INFLIBNET Centre
      (An IUC of UGC)
      Gujarat University Campus
      PB 4116, Navrangpura
      Ahmedabad - 380 009, (Gujarat) India
      Phone: +91-79-26304695/8528/5971/0002
      Fax: +91-79-26300990/26307816
      E-Mail: or

      Registration and Accomodation

      Dr. (Mrs.) M.D. Baby
      Organizing Secretary, CALIBER-2005
      Cochin University of Science & Technology,
      Cochin University P.O.
      Kochi - 682 022, (Kerala) India
      Phone: +91-484-2577595
      E-mail: or

      Queries may also be sent to

      Mr. S.M. Salgar
      Chairman, Caliber-2005,
      Scientist -G,
      INFLIBNET Centre
      (An IUC of UGC)
      Gujarat University Campus
      PB 4116, Navrangpura
      Ahmedabad - 380 009, (Gujarat) India
      Phone: +91-79-26304695/8528/5971/0002
      Fax: +91-79-26300990/26307816

      For more details on International CALIBER-2005 visit

      Rajesh Chandrakar
      Joint - Convener
      International CALIBER 2005
      INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad (India)
      Phone: +91-79-26304695, 26308528, 26305971(O)
                  +91-79-26873805 (R)
      Fax: +91-79-26300990, 26307816


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