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Calls: Computational Ling, Semantics, Syntax/France

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        1.     Sylvain Pogodalla , Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics

Message 1: Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics
Date: 17-Dec-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: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lacl.gforge.inria.fr

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax

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 models. It will be held at the LIRMM, Montpellier, France. It will be co-located with TALN, the conference of the French association for NLP (ATALA).

Call for Papers:

Topics:

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.

a. 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
b. Logic for semantics of lexical items, sentences, discourse and dialog
- discourse theories
- Montague semantics
- compositionality
- dynamic logics
- game semantics
- situation semantics
- generative lexicon
- categorical semantics
c. 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
- evaluation
- scalability

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 appendices). 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

http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=lacl2011


Proceedings:

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



Contacts:

sylvain.pogodallainria.fr



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