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The North American Computational

Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO)

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1. introduccion

S 1.1. History of the LO and ILO

S 1.2. Linguistics Contests in the US

S 1.3. Origin of NACLO

S 1.4. Pedagogical goals

S 1.5. Organization at the national level

S 1.6. Funding

S 1.7. Publicity before the contest

S 1.8. Registration

S 1.9. Participation of graduate and under-graduate students


2. Problem selection

S 2.1. Problem types

S 2.2. Problem committee

S 2.3. Problem pool

S 2.4. Booklets

S 2.5. List of problems


3. Contest administration
S 3.1. Local administration

S 3.2. Remote (“online”) sites

S 3.3. Clarifications

S 3.4. Grading

S 3.5. Results from 2007

S 3.6. 2008 Winners

S 3.7. Canadian Participation

S 3.8. Diversity

S 3.9. Other statistics


4. Preparation for the ILO

S 4.1 Teams

S 4.2 Funding

S 4.3 Training

S 4.4 Travel logistics


5. Participation in the ILO

S 5.1 Organization of the ILO

S 5.2 Problems

S 5.3 Results
6 Future directions

S 6.1 Grading and decentralization?

S 6.2 Problem diversity

S 6.3 Practice problems

S 6.4 Other challenges

S 6.5 Other countries

S 6.6 Participant self-selection

S 6.7 More volunteers


7 Overall assessment

S 7.1 Openness

S 7.2 Diversity and outreach

S 7.3 Success at the ILO