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	title        = {Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL 2019), September 30, Turku Finland},
	abstract     = {The workshop series on Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL) is a meeting place for researchers working on the integration of Natural Language Processing and Speech Technologies in CALL systems and exploring the theoretical and methodological issues arising in this connection. The latter includes, among others, insights from Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research, on the one hand, and promote development of “Computational SLA” through setting up Second Language research infrastructure(s), on the other.

The intersection of Natural Language Processing (or Language Technology / Computational Linguistics) and Speech Technology with Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) brings “understanding” of language to CALL tools, thus making CALL intelligent. This fact has given the name for this area of research – Intelligent CALL, ICALL. As the definition suggests, apart from having excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing and/or Speech Technology, ICALL researchers need good insights into second language acquisition theories and practices, as well as knowledge of second language pedagogy and didactics. This workshop invites therefore a wide range of ICALL-relevant research, including studies where NLP-enriched tools are used for testing SLA and pedagogical theories, and vice versa, where SLA theories, pedagogical practices or empirical data are modeled in ICALL tools.

The NLP4CALL workshop series is aimed at bringing together competences from these areas for sharing experiences and brainstorming around the future of the field.
	author       = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lange, Herbert},
	year         = {2019},
	publisher    = {Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet},
	address      = {Linköping},
	ISBN         = {978-91-7929-998-9},

	title        = {From river to bank: The importance of sense-based graded word lists},
	booktitle    = { EUROCALL 2019 - CALL and Complexity, Book of Abstracts, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 28-31 August 2019},
	author       = {Alfter, David and Volodina, Elena},
	year         = {2019},

	title        = {LEGATO: A flexible lexicographic annotation tool.},
	abstract     = {This article is a report from an ongoing project aiming at analyzing lexical and grammatical competences of Swedish as a Second language (L2). To facilitate lexical analysis, we need access to metalinguistic information about relevant vocabulary that L2 learners can use and understand. The focus of the current article is on the lexical annotation of the vocabulary scope for a range of lexicographical aspects, such as morphological analysis, valency, types of multi-word units, etc. We perform parts of the analysis automatically, and other parts manually. The rationale behind this is that where there is no possibility to add information automatically, manual effort needs to be added. To facilitate the latter, a tool LEGATO has been designed, implemented and currently put to active testing.},
	booktitle    = {Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings, No. 167, NEAL Proceedings of the 22nd Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NoDaLiDa), September 30-October 2, Turku, Finland Editor(s): Mareike Hartman and Barbara Plank},
	author       = {Alfter, David and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena},
	year         = {2019},
	publisher    = {Linköping University Electronic Press},
	address      = {Linköping university},
	ISBN         = {978-91-7929-995-8},

	title        = {Lärka: From Language Learning Platform to Infrastructure for Research on Language Learning},
	abstract     = {Lärka is an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (ICALL) platform developed at Språkbanken, as a flexible and a valuable source of additional learning material (e.g. via corpusbased exercises) and a support tool for both teachers and L2 learners of Swedish and students of (Swedish) linguistics. Nowadays, Lärka is being adapted into a building block in an emerging second language research infrastructure within a larger context of the text-based research infrastructure developed by the national Swedish Language bank, Språkbanken, and SWE-CLARIN. Lärka has recently received a new responsive user interface adapted to different devices with different screen sizes. Moreover, the system has also been augmented with new functionalities. These recent additions aim at improving the usability and the usefulness of the platform for pedagogical purposes. The most important development, though, is the adaptation of the platform to serve as a component in an e-infrastructure supporting research on language learning and multilingualism. Thanks to Lärka’s service-oriented architecture, most functionalities are also available as web services which can be easily re-used by other applications.},
	booktitle    = {Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings},
	author       = {Alfter, David and Borin, Lars and Pilán, Ildikó and Lindström Tiedemann, Therese and Volodina, Elena},
	year         = {2019},
	publisher    = {Linköping University Press},
	address      = {Linköping},
	ISBN         = {978-91-7685-034-3},

	title        = {The SweLL Language Learner Corpus: From Design to Annotation},
	abstract     = {The article presents a new language learner corpus for Swedish, SweLL, and the methodology from collection and pesudonymisation to protect personal information of learners to annotation adapted to second language learning. The main aim is to deliver a well-annotated corpus of essays written by second language learners of Swedish and make it available for research through a browsable environment. To that end, a new annotation tool and a new project management tool have been implemented, – both with the main purpose to ensure reliability and quality of the final corpus. In the article we discuss reasoning behind metadata selection, principles of gold corpus compilation and argue for separation of normalization from correction annotation.},
	journal      = {Northern European Journal of Language Technology},
	author       = {Volodina, Elena and Granstedt, Lena and Matsson, Arild and Megyesi, Beáta and Pilán , Ildikó  and Prentice, Julia and Rosén, Dan and Rudebeck, Lisa  and Schenström, Carl-Johan and Sundberg, Gunlög and Wirén, Mats},
	year         = {2019},
	volume       = {6},
	pages        = {67--104},

	title        = {SVALA: an Annotation Tool for Learner Corpora generating parallel texts},
	abstract     = {Learner corpora are actively used for research on Language Acquisition and in Learner Corpus Research (LCR).  The  data  is,  however,  very  expensive  to  collect  and  manually  annotate,  and  includes  steps  like  anonymization,  normalization, error annotation, linguistic annotation. In the past, projects often re - used tools from a number of  different projects for the above steps. As a result, various input and output formats between the tools needed to  be converted, which increased the complexity of the task. In  the  present  project,  we  are  developing  a  tool  that  handles  all  of  the  above - mentioned  steps  in  one  environment maintaining a stable interpretable  format between the  steps. A distinguishing feature of the tool is  that users work in a usual environment (plain text) while the tool visualizes all performed edits via a graph that  links an original learner text with an edited one, token by token.},
	booktitle    = {Learner Corpus Research conference (LCR-2019), Warsaw, 12-14 September 2019, Book of abstracts},
	author       = {Volodina, Elena and Matsson, Arild and Rosén, Dan and Wirén, Mats },
	year         = {2019},

	title        = {The image of the monolingual dictionary across Europe. Results of the European survey of dictionary use and culture},
	abstract     = {The article presents the results of a survey on dictionary use in Europe, focusing on general monolingual dictionaries. The survey is the broadest survey of dictionary use to date, covering close to 10,000 dictionary users (and non-users) in nearly thirty countries. Our survey covers varied user groups, going beyond the students and translators who have tended to dominate such studies thus far. The survey was delivered via an online survey platform, in language versions specific to each target country. It was completed by 9,562 respondents, over 300 respondents per country on average. The survey consisted of the general section, which was translated and presented to all participants, as well as country-specific sections for a subset of 11 countries, which were drafted by collaborators at the national level. The present report covers the general section},
	journal      = {International Journal of Lexicography},
	author       = {Kosem, Iztok and Lew, Robert and Müller-Spitzer, Carolin and Ribeiro Silveira,  Maria and Wolfer ,  Sascha  and Volodina, Elena and Pilán, Ildikó and Sköldberg, Emma and Holmer, Louise and Dorn, Amelie and Gurrutxaga, Antton and Lorentzen, Henrik and Kallas, Jelena and Abel, Andrea and Tiberius, Carole and Partners , Local},
	year         = {2019},
	volume       = {32},
	number       = {1},
	pages        = {92–114},

	title        = {State-of-the-art on monolingual lexicography for Sweden},
	abstract     = {The minireview describes the state-of-the-art of Swedish monolingual lexicography. The main actors in the field, both commercial and non-commercial, are mentioned alongside with the description of lexicographic products that have been offered by them to the lexicon users. The minireview makes it clear that there is an obvious tendency among the Swedish dictionary users to abandon paper-based dictionaries and switch over to online portals and apps, which influences the practices adopted by commercial publishing houses, such as Norstedts, Bonniers, Natur & Kultur. Among the leading non-commercial players, the Swedish Academy, the Swedish Language Bank, Institute for Language and Folklore are named. Swedish monolingual lexicography offers, however, dictionaries produced not only by experts but also by non-experts (i.e. using the efforts of the crowd).},
	journal      = {Slovenščina 2.0: Empirical, Applied and Interdisciplinary Research},
	author       = {Sköldberg, Emma and Holmer, Louise and Volodina, Elena and Pilán, Ildikó},
	year         = {2019},
	volume       = {7},
	number       = {1},
	pages        = {13--24},

	title        = {Working together towards an ideal infrastructure for language learner corpora},
	abstract     = {In this article we provide an overview of first-hand experiences and vantage points for best practices from projects in seven European countries dedicated to learner corpus research (LCR) and the creation of language learner corpora. The corpora and tools involved in LCR are becoming more and more important, as are careful preparation and easy retrieval and reusability of corpora and tools. But the lack of commonly agreed solutions for many aspects of LCR, interoperability between learner corpora and the exchange of data from different learner corpus projects remains a challenge. We show how concepts like metadata, anonymization, error taxonomies and linguistic annotations as well as tools, toolchains and data formats can be individually challenging and how the challenges can be solved.},
	booktitle    = {Widening the Scope of Learner Corpus Research. Selected papers from the fourth Learner Corpus Research Conference. Corpora and Language in Use – Proceedings 5, Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses universitaires de Louvain},
	author       = {Stemle, Egon and Boyd, Adriane and Janssen, Maarten and Mikelić Preradović, Nives  and Rosen, Alexandr  and Rosén, Dan and Volodina, Elena},
	year         = {2019},