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Wed Sep 09 2009

Calls: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Semantics/India

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        1.    Rajat Mohanty, 5th International Global Wordnet Conference

Message 1: 5th International Global Wordnet Conference
Date: 08-Sep-2009
From: Rajat Mohanty <moharajatgmail.com>
Subject: 5th International Global Wordnet Conference
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Full Title: 5th International Global Wordnet Conference
Short Title: GWC2010

Date: 31-Jan-2010 - 04-Feb-2010
Location: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Contact Person: Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.cfilt.iitb.ac.in/~gwc2010/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 01-Oct-2009

Meeting Description:

The Global Wordnet Association is pleased to announce the Fifth
International Conference of the Global WordNet Association (GWA2010). The
conference will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay,
Mumbai, India in January, 2010. Details about the Global WordNet
Association and the full announcement for the conference can be found on
the GWA website: http://www.globalwordnet.org.

Call for Papers:

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

1. Linguistics and Lexical Semantics:

-In depth analysis of Semantic Relations,
-Theoretical definitions of word meaning,
-Necessity and Completeness issues.
-Ontologies and wordnets.
-The lexicon and wordnets.

2. Architecture of Lexical Databases:

-Language independent and language dependent components

3. Tools and Methods for Wordnet Development:

-User and Data entry interface, organization,
-Extending and enriching wordnets

4. WordNet as a Lexical Resource and Component of NLP and MT:

-Word sense disambiguation using wordnet,
-Ontologies and WordNet,
-The Lexicon and WordNet

5. Applications of WordNet:

-Information Extraction and Retrieval,
-Document Structuring and Categorization,
-Automatic Hyperlinking
-Language Teaching,
-Psycholinguistic Applications

6. Standardization, Distribution and Availability of Wordnets and Wordnet

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 one of the preferred categories. Acceptance
may be subject to changes in the category of the presentation. (e.g., a
long paper submission may be accepted as a short paper.)

Final papers should be submitted in electronic form (Word or TeX):

-Long papers should contain approximately 4,000 words (8 pages),
-Demonstration papers must be at most 5 pages text (2,500 words long) and
can have additional 3 pages screen dumps or images;
-Short papers and project descriptions should be approx. 2,500 words long
(5 pages).

Papers need to be submitted to the EasyChair website:


The format of the paper is in ACL format (Word and LaTex):

ACL 2009 paper formats: http://www.acl-ijcnlp-2009.org/main/paperformat.html

The conference program will include oral presentations and
poster/demonstration sessions with sufficient time for discussions on the
issues raised.

The deadline for submissions is October 1st, 2009. Decisions regarding
acceptance will be announced to the authors by early November. Final papers
are due at November 15th.

Important note: papers are only accepted after registration. Registration
for at least one of the authors is required at the time of the final papers
to be included in the proceedings. Later registration and on site
registration for participants is possible without inclusion of the paper
and without presentation.

Important Dates:

October-1-2009: Deadline for paper submission
November-1-2009: Acceptance of papers
November-1-2009: Registration is open
November-15-2009: Final Papers
November-15-2009: Registration closes for author(s) to be included in the
January 31 - February 4, 2010: Conference

Please note that traveling to India may require a Visa. Please, consult the
national authorities to arrange for your Visa in time. Also visit the
website of the conference for relevant information.

Conference Chairs:

Christiane Fellbaum, Fellbaumclarity.Princeton.edu
Piek Vossen, P.Vossenlet.vu.nl

Organizing Chair:

Pushpak Bhattacharyya

Program Committee:

German Rigau (San SebastianSpain) german.rigauehu.es
Dominique Dutoit, Crisco, Univ.de Caen, Memodata. do.dutoitgmail.com
Adam Kilgarriff (BrightonUK),adamlexmasterclass.com
Adam Pease (San FranciscoUS),apeasearticulatesoftware.com
Ales Horak (BrnoCzech Republic), halesfi.muni.cz
Darja Fiser (Ljubljana, Slovenia), darja.fiserguest.arnes.si
Bernado Magnini (TrentoItaly), magniniitc.it
Shu-kai Hsieh (Academia Sinica, Taiwan) shukaigmail.com
William Black (Manchester, UK) blackcs.man.ac.uk
Gloria Vasquez (Barcelona, Spain) gvazquezdal.udl.cat
Ana Fernandez (Barcelona, Spain) ana.fernandezmontravetagmail.com
Piek Vossen (AmsterdamNetherlands) p.vossenlet.vu.nl
Roxane Segers (AmsterdamNetherlands) r.segerslet.vu.nl
Pushpak Bhattacharyya (MumbaiIndia), pbcse.iitb.ac.in
Christiane Fellbaum (PrincetonUS), fellbaumclarity.princeton.edu
Hitoshi Isahara (KyotoJapan), isaharanict.go.jp
Eneko Agirre (San SebastianSpain), enekosi.ehu.es
Karel Pala (BrnoCzech Republic), palafi.muni.cz
Kyoko Kanzaki (KyotoJapan), kanzakinict.go.jp
Ted Pedersen (MinneapolisUS), tpederseumn.edu
Francis Bond bondieee.org
Monica Monachini (PisaItaly) monica.monachiniilc.cnr.it
Claudia Soria (PisaItaly) claudia.soriailc.cnr.it
Andrea Marchetti (PisaItaly) Andrea.Marchettiiit.cnr.it
Maurizio Tesconi (PisaItaly) maurizio.tesconiiit.cnr.it
Francesco Ronzano (PisaItaly)francesco.ronzanoiit.cnr.it
Eli Pocielo elielhuyar.com
Wauter Bosma w.bosmalet.vu.nl
Bolette Pedersen (CopenhagenDenmark), bolettecst.dk
Jordan Boyd-Graber (PrincetonUS), jbgprinceton.edu
Horacio Rodriguez (BarcelonaSpain), horaciolsi.upc.es
Axel Herold (Berlin, Germany) heroldbbaw.de
Thomas Pfuhl (Berlin, Germany) pfuhlbbaw.de
Amanda Hicks (Berlin, Germany) hicksbbaw.de
Yannick Mathieu (Paris, France) ymathieulinguist.fr
B. Mallikarjun, CIIL Mysore (mallikarjun/ciilciil.stpmy.soft.net)
Sudeshna Sarkar, IIT Kharagpur (sudeshnacse.iitkgp.ernet.in)
S. Arulmozi, Dravidian University (arulmozigmail.com)
Girish Nath Jha, Jawaharlal Nehru University (girishjhagmail.com)
S.Rajendran, Tamil University (raj_ushushyahoo.com)
Prabhakar Pandey, IIT Bombay (pandecse.iitb.ac.in)
Rajat Mohanty, AOL, (moharajatgmail.com)
Dipti Mishra Sharma, IIIT Hyderabad (diptiiiit.ac.in)

Involved Organisations:

Global Wordnet Association
Central Institute of Indian Languages
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Govt. of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India

Dr. Pushpak Bhattacharyya
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Mumbai- 400 076

Tel: 91-22-25764729 (o), 25768718 (r), 25721955 (r)
Fax: 91-22-25720290/25723480
email: pbcse.iitb.ac.in
homepage: http://www.cse.iitb.ac.in/~pb

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