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Calls: Computational Linguistics/France

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        1.     Sylvain Pogodalla , Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics

Message 1: Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics
Date: 29-Oct-2010
From: Sylvain Pogodalla <sylvain.pogodallainria.fr>
Subject: Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics
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Full Title: Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics
Short Title: LACL 2011

Date: 29-Jun-2011 - 01-Jul-2011
Location: Montpellier, France
Contact Person: Sylvain Pogodalla
Meeting Email: sylvain.pogodallainria.fr
Web Site: http://lacl.gforge.inria.fr

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 06-Feb-2011

Meeting Description:

LACL'2011 is the 6th edition of a series of international conferences on
logical and formal methods in computational linguistics. It addresses in
particular the use of type theoretic, proof theoretic and model theoretic
methods for describing natural language syntax and semantics, as well as
the implementation of natural language processing software relying on such

Call For Papers


Computer scientists, linguists, mathematicians and philosophers are invited
to present their work on the use of logical methods in computational
linguistics and natural language processing, in natural language analysis,
generation or acquisition.

logical foundation of syntactic formalisms
-categorial grammars
-minimalist grammars
-dependency grammars
-tree adjoining grammars
-model theoretic syntax
-formal language theory for natural language processing
-data-driven approaches

logic for semantics of lexical items, sentences, discourse and dialog
-discourse theories
-Montague semantics
-dynamic logics
-game semantics
-situation semantics
-generative lexicon
-categorical semantics

applications of these models to natural language processing
-software for natural language analysis
-software for acquiring linguistic resources
-software for natural language generation
-software for information extraction
-inference tasks

Submissions and Proceedings

Articles should be written in the LaTeX format of LNCS/LNAI by
Springer (see authors instructions at
http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0) and
should not exceed 16 pages (including figures, bibliography, possible
apendices). It is expected that each accepted paper be presented at the
meeting by one of its authors.

Papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format at


Proceedings will be available at the conference.

Invited Speakers

To be announced.

Previous Editions

A selection of the 1995 articles appeared in a special issue of the Journal of
Logic, Language and Information (7:4, 1998). The proceedings of the
international conferences LACL'96 ,LACL'97, LACL'98, LACL'2001 and
LACL'2005 appeared in the series Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence
(volumes 1328, 1582, 2014, 2099, 3492) published by Springer.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline:February 6th 2011
Notification of acceptance: March 25th 2011
Camera-ready papers due: April 10th 2011
LACL conference: June 29th, 30th and July 1st 2011


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