Corpora: ILASH Half-day workshop on: Plagiarism Detection

From: Ekaterini Pastra (
Date: Tue May 14 2002 - 18:19:03 MET DST

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    Dear all,

    The Institute for Language, Speech and Hearing (ILASH),
    University of Sheffield, would like to invite you to its
    half-day workshop on Plagiarism Detection.
    The workshop will address issues concerning the automatic detection
    of both student plagiarism and 'benign plagiarism'
    (text reuse in e.g the context of journalism):


    DATE: Thursday, 23 May 2002
    TIME: 10:00 a.m
    VENUE: ILASH Suite, West Court, 2 Mappin Street, Sheffield, U.K.


    10:00 a.m Professor Yorick Wilks
                     University of Sheffield - ILASH Director
                     Welcome Speech

    10:15 a.m Dr. Fintan Culwin
                     South Bank University
                     "Free text student plagiarism: issues, procedures and

    11:00 a.m Discussion

    11:15 a.m Mr. David Woolls and Professor Malcolm Coulthard
                     University of Birmingham
                     "Plagiarism and the CopyCatch Program"

    12:00 p.m Discussion

    12:15 p.m Mr. Paul Clough
                     University of Sheffield
                     "Measuring the reuse of text in journalism"

    13:00 p.m Discussion
    13:15 p.m Closing

    The abstracts of the talks, a poster for the event and all relevant
    can be found in the ILASH webpages:

    Please don't hesitate to contact me for any queries you might have,

    All Best,
    Katerina Pastra

    Katerina Pastra
    Research Assistant - ILASH Research Co-ordinator
    Natural Language Processing Group
    Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield
    Regent Court - Room G35
    211 Portobello Street, Sheffield, U.K.
    Tel. +44 114 2221945
    Fax +44 114 2221810

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