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        1.    Laura Alonso Alemany, Workshop on NLP and Web-based Technologies at IBERAMIA

Message 1: Workshop on NLP and Web-based Technologies at IBERAMIA
Date: 31-May-2010
From: Laura Alonso Alemany <lauraalonsoalemanygmail.com>
Subject: Workshop on NLP and Web-based Technologies at IBERAMIA
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Full Title: Workshop on NLP and Web-based Technologies at IBERAMIA
Short Title: NLP-WBT workshop 2010

Date: 01-Nov-2010 - 05-Nov-2010
Location: Bahía Blanca, Argentina
Contact Person: Laura Alonso Alemany
Meeting Email: nlpw.iberamia2010gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.cs.famaf.unc.edu.ar/~laura/nlpw/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jul-2010

Meeting Description:

The workshop aims at offering an insight into current research and
developments within the interdisciplinary field of natural language
processing, including those topics where Computational Linguistics and
Web-based technologies intersect. Both areas are inherently
multidisciplinary and working on related problems. The workshop is
intended to foster collaboration in information and language technologies.

This workshop is also conceived to provide a forum for researchers at all
levels and from heterogeneous backgrounds to present their work within
this field of research. Moreover, it is intended to promote the area of
Computational Linguistics in Argentina in particular and in Latin America in
general, and to establish and consolidate connections between communities
in the Iberoamerican area.

Submissions should describe original and unpublished research or
innovative industrial applications.

Call For Papers

Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Web-based technologies
held in conjunction with IBERAMIA 2010
November 1-5, 2010
Bahía Blanca, Argentina

http://www.cs.famaf.unc.edu.ar/~laura/nlpw/

Submissions are invited for papers, posters and demonstrations presenting
high quality, previously unpublished research on all areas of computational
linguistics and web-based technologies. Contributions may present results
from completed as well as ongoing research, with an emphasis on novel
approaches, methods, ideas, and perspectives. Submissions concerning
languages in the Americas (including Portuguese and Spanish) are
particularly welcome.

Workshop Motivation and Aims

The workshop aims at offering an insight into current research and
developments within the interdisciplinary field of natural language
processing, including those topics where Computational Linguistics and
Web-based technologies intersect. Both areas are inherently
multidisciplinary and working on related problems. The workshop is
intended to foster collaboration in information and language technologies.

This workshop is also conceived to provide a forum for researchers at all
levels and from heterogeneous backgrounds to present their work within
this field of research. Moreover, it is intended to promote the area of
Computational Linguistics in Argentina in particular and in Latin America in
general, and to establish and consolidate connections between communities
in the Iberoamerican area.

Submissions should describe original and unpublished research or
innovative industrial applications. Topics for submissions include, but are
not limited to:

-Spoken Language
-Language Generation
-Phonetics and Phonology
-Syntax and Morphology
-Lexicology and Lexicography
-Formal and Computational Semantics
-Pragmatics and Discourse
-Corpus Linguistics
-Psycholinguistics
-Linguistic Theories applied to NLP
-Statistical and Corpus-Based NLP
-Text Mining
-Machine Translation and Summarization
-Information Extraction
-Information Retrieval
-Classification and Clustering
-Question Answering
-Opinion Mining
-Human-Computer Interaction
-Systems Construction and Evaluation
-Clustering the blogosphere
-Blog summarization
-Subjectivity in texts
-Sentiment analysis
-Automatic humour recognition
-Folksonomies and social tagging
-Clustering and visualization of tag clouds
-Plagiarism detection of ideas
-Opinion analysis
-Sources of opinions and authorship attribution
-Product analysis and text-based market analysis
-Enterprise 2.0 search
-Web advisors

We welcome three types of contributions:

-Full papers for oral presentation (10 pages), presenting substantial,
original and completed research work.

-Short papers for presentation as posters (6 pages), with a small, focused
contribution, work in progress, a negative result or an opinion piece.

-Student research papers for presentation at the Student Session (10
pages), authored exclusively by students.

Short papers/posters can be combined with a system demonstration.

The only accepted format for submitting papers is Adobe PDF. The format
should follow the Springer instructions available at
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html.

As the review process will be double-blind, your submission must not
include the author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s). Furthermore, self-
references that reveal the author's identity, e.g., ''We previously showed
(Pérez, 2003) ...'', must be avoided. Instead, citations such as ''Pérez
(2003) previously showed ...'', must be used.

The organizers plan to publish selected high quality submissions to
the workshop as a special issue of a reputed scientific journal.

Important Dates

Deadline for paper submission: July 1, 2010
Notification of acceptance: August 1, 2010
Deadline for camera-ready papers: August 11, 2010
IBERAMIA 2010: November 5-10, 2010

Contact

nlpw.iberamia2010gmail.com
http://www.cs.famaf.unc.edu.ar/~laura/nlpw/

Preliminary Program Committee

Iñaki Alegría, UPV/EHU, Spain
Toni Badia, UPF, Spain
Víctor Castel, UNCuyo, Argentina
Irene Castellón, UB, Spain
Bento Dias-da-Silva, UEP, Brazil
Maria Fuentes Fort, UPC, Spain
Vera Lucia Strube de Lima PUC-RS, Brazil
Ana Maguitman, UNS, Argentina
Manuel Montes y Gómez, INAOE, México
Lidia Moreno, UPV, Spain
Thiago Pardo, USP, Brazil
Luis Pineda, UNAM, Mexico
Horacio Rodríguez, UPC, Spain
Sandra Roger, UNComa, Argentina
Horacio Saggion, UPF, Spain
José Troyano, US, Spain
Aline Villavicencio, UFRGS, Brazil
Dina Wonsever, UdelaR, Uruguay

Organizing Committee

Laura Alonso Alemany, UNC, Argentina (co-chair)
Carlos Areces, UNC, Argentina
Luciana Benotti, UNC, Argentina (co-chair)
José Castaño, UNC, Argentina
Marcelo Errecalde, UNSL, Argentina (co-chair)
Paula Estrella, UNC, Argentina
Agustín Gravano, UNC, Argentina
Gabriel Infante Lopez, UNC, Argentina
Paolo Rosso, UPV, Spain (co-chair)
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