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LINGUIST List 21.2836

Wed Jul 07 2010

Confs: Computational Linguistics, Semantics/Germany

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        1.    Ines Rehbein, Conference on Natural Language Processing

Message 1: Conference on Natural Language Processing
Date: 06-Jul-2010
From: Ines Rehbein <infokonvens2010.de>
Subject: Conference on Natural Language Processing
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Conference on Natural Language Processing
Short Title: KONVENS 2010

Date: 06-Sep-2010 - 08-Sep-2010
Location: Saarbrücken, Germany
Contact: Ines Rehbein
Contact Email: infokonvens2010.de
Meeting URL: http://www.konvens2010.de

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Semantics

Meeting Description:

The 10th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS 2010)
September 6-8, 2010
Saarland University
Saarbrücken, Germany

The Conference on Natural Language Processing ('Konferenz zur Verarbeitung
Natürlicher Sprache', KONVENS) aims at offering a broad perspective on current
research and developments within the interdisciplinary field of natural language
processing. It allows researchers from all disciplines relevant to this field of
research to present their work.

Call for Participation

KONVENS 2010

Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS 2010)
September 6-8, 2010
http://www.konvens2010.de

The 10th Conference on Natural Language Processing will be held at Saarland
University in Saarbrücken, Germany. We invite everyone with an interest in
computational linguistics to take part in the conference.

Central Theme:

The central theme of this year's KONVENS is 'Semantic approaches in Natural
Language Processing'. KONVENS 2010 will feature 11 talks and 15 poster
presentations on semantic processing as well as on other aspects of NLP. The
preliminary program can be found on the conference website.

Invited Talks:

The invited talks at the 10th KONVENS will be given by

- Ed Hovy (ISI, University of Southern California)
Title: Toward a Theory of Statistical Semantics

- Anette Frank (Computational Linguistics, University of Heidelberg)
Title: Large-Scale Fine-Grained Named Entity Classification:
Can we characterise the meanings of Named Entities and their classes
distributionally?

- Gerhard Weikum (Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Saarbrücken)
Title: From Information to Knowledge: Harvesting Entities and
Relationships from Web Sources

Registration:

Online registration is open now:
http://www.konvens2010.de/registration_en.html

See you in Saarbrücken on September, 6-8!

Contact:
infokonvens2010.de
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