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LINGUIST List 16.2098

Wed Jul 06 2005

Calls: Computational Ling/USA; Computational Ling/Korea

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    K. Bretonnel Cohen, Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing Session: Linking Biomedical Information through Text Mining
        2.    Eneko Agirre, 3rd Global WordNet Meeting

Message 1: Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing Session: Linking Biomedical Information through Text Mining
Date: 06-Jul-2005
From: K. Bretonnel Cohen <kevin.cohenuchsc.edu>
Subject: Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing Session: Linking Biomedical Information through Text Mining

Full Title: Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing Session: Linking Biomedical
Information through Text Mining
Short Title: PSB

Date: 03-Jan-2006 - 07-Jan-2006
Location: Wailea, Maui, Hawai'i, United States of America
Contact Person: Kevin Bretonnel Cohen
Meeting Email: kevin.cohengmail.com
Web Site: http://psb.stanford.edu/cfp-nlp.html

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 18-Jul-2005

Meeting Description:

NLP session at the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing

The Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, now in its eleventh year, is one of the
premier meetings in bioinformatics and computational biology. Its sessions on
'bioNLP' and on bio-ontologies over the past few years were the venue for
presentation of some of the highest-impact conference papers in these fields.

Deadline for paper submissions: July 18, 2005

Web site: http://psb.stanford.edu/cfp-nlp.html
Message 2: 3rd Global WordNet Meeting
Date: 05-Jul-2005
From: Eneko Agirre <enekosi.ehu.es>
Subject: 3rd Global WordNet Meeting

Full Title: 3rd Global WordNet Meeting
Short Title: GWA 06

Date: 23-Jan-2006 - 27-Jan-2006
Location: Jenju Island, Korea, Republic of
Contact Person: Christiane Fellbaum
Meeting Email: fellbaumprinceton.edu
Web Site: http://www.globalwordnet.org

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jul-2005

Meeting Description:

Announcement and Call for Papers

3rd International Conference of the Global WordNet Association
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

The Global Wordnet Association is pleased to announce the Third International
Conference of the Global WordNet Association (GWA'06), organized by KAIST.


The conference will be held on Jeju Island, Korea, January, 23-27, 2006.

More information can be found on the GWA website:


We invite papers addressing the questions listed below. Proposals for tutorials
on building wordnets and demonstrations of wordnet databases and wordnet-based
software on any issue related to wordnets are welcome, too.

A. Linguistics and WordNet:
a. In depth analysis of Semantic Relations,
b. Theoretical definitions of word meaning,
c. Necessity and Completeness issues.

B. Architecture of WordNet:
a. Language independent and language dependent components

C. Tools and Methods for Wordnet Development:
a. User and Data entry interface, organization,
b. Extending and enriching wordnets
c. Integrating WordNet with other linguistic resources
(SUMO, Top ontologies, VerbNet, FrameNet, etc.)

D. WordNet as a lexical resource and component of NLP and MT:
a. Word sense disambiguation using wordnet(s)
b. Ontologies and WordNet(s)
c. The Lexicon and WordNet(s)
d. Semantic interpretation and WordNet(s)

E. Applications of WordNet:
a. Information Extraction and Retrieval,
b. Document Structuring and Categorization,
c. Automatic Hyperlinking
d. Language Teaching,
e. Psycholinguistic Applications

F. Standardization, distribution and availability of wordnets and = wordnet tools.

Presentations will fall into one of the following categories:

-long papers (30 mins)
-short papers (15 mins)
-project reports (10 mins)
-demonstrations (20 mins)

Submissions will have to state the preferred format. Acceptance may be subject
to changes in the format or length of the presentation. (E.g., a long paper
submission may be accepted as a short paper.)

Final papers should be submitted in electronic form (Postscript or PDF) Long
papers should contain approximately 7,500 words (~ 15 pages); short papers and
demonstrations should be approx. 4,000 words long. Project reports will be
limited to approx. 1,000 words (2 pages of text).

Send papers to
Christiane Fellbaum (fellbaumprinceton.edu)
Piek Vossen (piek.vossenirion.nl)

The extented deadline for submissions is July 15th, 2005. Decisions regarding
acceptance will be announced to the authors in early September.

We anticipate publishing the Proceedings both in paper and CD format.

Conference Chairs:

Piek Vossen and Christiane Fellbaum

Local Organizing Committee Chair:

Key-Sun Choi (kschoics.kaist.ac.kr)
Dept. of Computer Science
Bank of Language Resources
Korea Terminology Research Center for Language & Knowledge Engineering (KAIST)

Program Committee (as of March 7)

Eneko Agirre (Donostia, Spain)
Antonietta Alonge (Perugia, Italy)
Pushpak Bhattacharyya (Mumbai, India)
Bill Black (Manchester, England)
Paul Buitelaar (Saarbruecken, Germany)
Key-Sun Choi (KAIST, Korea)
Salvador Climent (Barcelona, Spain)
Bento Diaz (Sao Paolo, Brazil)
Christiane Fellbaum (Princeton, U.S.A./Berlin (Germany)
Julio Gonzalo (Madrid, Spain)
Ben Haskell (Princeton, U.S.A.)
Andreas Hotho (Kassel, Germany)
Chu Ren Huang (Taipei, Republic of China)
Farhad Keyvan (New Jersey, USA)
Adam Kilgarriff (England)
Claudia Kunze (Tuebingen, Germany)
Lothar Lemnitzer (Tuebingen, Germany)
Birte Loenneker (Hamburg , Germany)
Bernardo Magnini (Trento, Italy)
Palmira Maraffa (Lisabon, Portugal)
Toni Marti (Barcelona, Spain)
David Martinez (Donostia, Spain)
Rada Mihalcea (Texas, U.S.A.)
Karel Pala (Brno, Czech Republic)
Adam Pease (U.S.A.)
Ted Pedersen (Minnesota, U.S.A.)
German Rigau (Donostia, Spain)
Horacio Rodriguez (Barcelona, Spain
Sofia Stamou (Patras, Greece)
Mark Stevenson (Sheffield, England)
Dan Tufis (Bucarest, Romania)
Serge Yablonsky (Russia)
Kadri Vider (Tartu, Estonia)
Piek Vossen (Netherlands)
Shuly Wintner (Haifa, Israel)

Important dates:

07-2005 Deadline for paper submission, extended to July 15th
09-2005 Author notification
10-2005 Final Papers due
11-2005 Registration is open
01-2006 Conference

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