LINGUIST List 16.745

Fri Mar 11 2005

Calls: Computational Ling/Korea; Semantics/Syntax/France

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        1.    Christiane Fellbaum, 3rd Global WordNet Meeting
        2.    Patricia Cabredo Hofherr, 6th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris

Message 1: 3rd Global WordNet Meeting

Date: 10-Mar-2005
From: Christiane Fellbaum <>
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:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-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:

Deadline for Submissions: July 1, 2005

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

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 (
Piek Vossen (

The deadline for submissions is July 1st, 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 (
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)
Adam Kilgarriff (England)
Claudia Kunze (Tuebingen, Germany)
Lothar Lemnitzer (Tuebingen, Germany)
Birte Loennecker (Hamburg , Germany)
Bernardo Magnini (Trento, Italy)
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)
Kadri Vider (Estonia)
Piek Vossen (Netherlands)
Shuly Wintner (Haifa, Israel)

Important dates:

03-2005 1st Announcement
05-2005 2nd Announcement
07-2005 Deadline for paper submission
09-2005 Author notification
10-2005 Final Papers due
11-2005 Registration is open
01-2006 Meeting

Message 2: 6th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris

Date: 10-Mar-2005
From: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr <>
Subject: 6th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris

Full Title: 6th Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris
Short Title: CSSP 2005

Date: 29-Sep-2005 - 01-Oct-2005
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr
Meeting Email:
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2005

Meeting Description:

Invited Speakers:

Miriam Butt (U Konstanz)
Elisabet Engdahl (Göteborg University)
Georges Kleiber (U Marc Bloch-Strasbourg 2)
Angelika Kratzer (U Mass Amherst)
Henk van Riemsdijk (KUB, Tilburg).

CSSP welcomes papers combining empirical inquiry and formal explicitness. The
conference aims at favouring comparisons between different theoretical frameworks.

The sixth Syntax and Semantics Conference in Paris (CSSP 05) will take place at
Paris 7 University, on September 29-30 and October 1, 2005.

CSSP conferences combine a general session and a thematic session.

submissions for the general session may address any topic on
- syntax
- semantics
- the syntax-semantics interface.

the thematic session will focus on
The syntax and semantics of non-declarative sentences:
questions, exclamatives, and imperatives.

CSSP 05 invites submissions for 20-minute presentations (plus ten-minute
discussions). Abstracts should be at most 2 pages in length (including examples
and references) written in French or English. The same person may submit at
most one abstract as a sole author and one as a co-author.

Abstracts must be anonymous.

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail (plain ASCII, rtf, ps or pdf) to:
Please write the (first) author's name plus the word 'abstract' in the subject
line of your message (e.g., 'Dupont abstract'), and include author name(s),
affiliation, contact information and the title of the abstract in the body of
the email.

Abstracts should reach us by April 30, 2005.

For more information:
Web site:

Submission deadline: April 30, 2005
Notification of acceptance: June 30, 2005
Program: July 15, 2005
CSSP 05: September 29-30, October 1 2005

Organising commitee: Claire Beyssade (CNRS-J. Nicod), Olivier Bonami (Paris 4),
Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (CNRS-Paris 8), Danièle Godard (CNRS-Paris 7)

Scientific commitee: Claire Beyssade (CNRS-J. Nicod), Olivier Bonami (Paris 4),
Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (CNRS-Paris 8), Francis Corblin (Paris 4), Danièle
Godard (CNRS-Paris 7), Jean-Marie Marandin (CNRS-Paris 7).

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