The North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad will take place Thursday morning January 29, 2015. The location is still being finalized but will likely be at UWM (EMS E-250 at 3200 N. Cramer St.).
Please consider participating — no experience or background is necessary, and we had a top 20 finisher last year. We are trying to arrange for representatives from local industries to speak about career opportunities in computational linguistics after the contest, over lunch.
For more information, contact naclomilwaukee2013 (sorry, using a previous year’s address) @ gmail.com
Register for the contest at http://www.nacloweb.org .
We’re all excited to bring you NACLO today.
Any NACLO participant who is able to, we encourage you to attend a private showing of the Tolkien exhibit that will focus on the linguistic aspects of Marquette’s Tolkien archives.
The showing will take place at 1:00 pm in the Special Collections area of Marquette’s Raynor Library at 1355 W. Wisconsin Avenue.
Best wishes, and keep track of your registration number (which you will receive at the door)!
You will be writing with BLACK PEN so that the pages can be scanned legibly. Please bring your own BLACK PEN(s).
If you can bring your own CORRECTION TAPE or correction fluid, that would be greatly appreciated.
The host sites will be providing blank paper to use as scratch paper.
You may bring a quiet snack such as a banana or seedless clementine (no crunchy wrappers please!).
Your teacher will give instructions if you should bring something for lunch.
We’re getting ready for NACLO 2014, taking place on Thursday morning January 30, from 9am to noon.
To register, visit http://www.naclo.cs.cmu.edu/reg_student.php
For anyone who isn’t registered yet:
The strict registration cutoff is Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at 2:00 CST. The official attendance sheets will be finalized at that time; we will not be able to accommodate walk-ins. All new registrants should plan to test at Marquette unless otherwise notified.
Register for the “University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee & Marquette University” site at http://www.naclo.cs.cmu.edu (or if he/she is willing, have your teacher register you).
See you there!
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