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LINGUIST List 22.2712

Thu Jun 30 2011

Calls: Computational Linguistics/Bulgaria

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        1.     Ivelina Nikolova , 2nd Student Workshop at RANLP-2011

Message 1: 2nd Student Workshop at RANLP-2011
Date: 30-Jun-2011
From: Ivelina Nikolova <ivalml.bas.bg>
Subject: 2nd Student Workshop at RANLP-2011
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Full Title: 2nd Student Workshop at RANLP-2011
Short Title: RANLPStud

Date: 12-Sep-2011 - 14-Sep-2011
Location: Hissar, Bulgaria
Contact Person: Irina Temnikova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lml.bas.bg/ranlp2011/ranlpStud2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 22-Jul-2011

Meeting Description:

Further to the first successful and highly competitive Student Research Workshop associated with the conference ‘Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing’ (RANLP 2009), we are pleased to announce the second edition of the workshop which will be held during the main RANLP 2011 conference days on 12-14 September 2011. This year the conference and the workshop will take place in a new location (Hissar, Bulgaria) which is worth being visited.

The list of Programme Committee members includes:

Chris Biemann (Technical University Darmstadt, Germany)
Kevin Bretonnel Cohen (University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA)
Atefeh Farzindar (NLP Technologies Inc., Canada)
Darja Fiser (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Corina Forascu (University of Yasi, Romania)
Laura Hasler (University of Strathclyde, UK)
Diana Inkpen (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Sobha Lalitha Devi (AU-KBC Research Centre, India)
Wolfgang Maier (University of Tubingen, Germany)
Preslav Nakov (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Constantin Orasan (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Petya Osenova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Ivandre Paraboni (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Marta Recasens (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Georg Rehm (DFKI, Berlin, Germany)
Thamar Solorio (The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)
Lucia Specia (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Ang Sun (New York University, USA)
Torsten Zesch (Technical University Darmstadt, Germany)

Organising Committee:

Irina Temnikova (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Ivelina Nikolova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Natalia Konstantinova (University of Wolverhampton, UK)

2nd Call for Papers:

The International Conference RANLP 2011 would like to invite students at all levels (Bachelor-, Master-, and PhD-students) to present their ongoing work at the Student Research Workshop. The aim of this workshop is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge between young researchers by providing an excellent opportunity to present and discuss their work in progress or completed projects to an international research audience and receive feedback from senior researchers. The research being presented can come from any topic area within natural language processing and computational linguistics, including but not limited to the following topic areas:

- Anaphora Resolution
- Corpus Linguistics
- Discourse
- Electronic Dictionaries
- Evaluation
- Finite-State Technology
- Formal Grammars and Languages
- Information Extraction
- Information Retrieval
- Lexical Knowledge Acquisition
- Lexicography
- Machine Learning
- Machine Translation
- Mathematical Models and Complexity
- Morphology
- Multilingual NLP
- Natural Language Generation
- Natural Language in Multimodal and Multimedia Systems
- Natural Language Interraction
- Natural Language Processing in Computer-Assisted Language Learning
- Natural Language Processing for Biomedical Texts
- Ontologies
- Opinion Mining
- Parsing
- Part-of-Speech Tagging
- Phonology
- Post-Editing
- Pragmatics and Dialogue
- Question Answering
- Semantics
- Speech Recognition
- Statistical Methods
- Sublanguages and Controlled Languages
- Syntax
- Temporal Processing
- Term Extraction and Automatic Indexing
- Terminology
- Text Categorization
- Text Complexity
- Text Data Mining
- Text Segmentation
- Text Simplification
- Text Summarization
- Text Understanding
- Text-to-Text Generation
- Text-to-Speech Synthesis
- Textual Entailment
- Translation Technology
- Tree-Adjoining Grammars
- Word Sense Disambiguation
- Application-orientated Topics related to NLP

All accepted papers will be presented at the Student Workshop sessions during the main conference days: 12-14 September 2011. The articles will be issued in a special Student Session electronic proceedings and uploaded to the ACL Anthology.

Submission Requirements:

All papers must be submitted in .doc or .pdf format through the conference management system START (https://www.softconf.com/ranlp11/ranlpStud2011/) and must be 4-8 pages long (including references). For format requirements please refer to the main RANLP website at http://lml.bas.bg/ranlp2011/submissions.php, Submission Guidelines Section. Each submission will be reviewed by 3 reviewers from the Programme Committee, who will feature experienced researchers from all areas of NLP and Computational linguistics. The final decisions will be made based on these reviews. The submissions will have to specify the student's level (Bachelor-, Master-, or PhD). All authors of the article must be students. Submission with non-student authors will not be considered for review.

The submission and review processes are managed by START conference management system located at:


Important Dates:

Submission deadline: 22 July 2011
Acceptance notification: 20 August 2011
Camera-ready deadline: 1 September 2011
Workshop: 12-14 September 2011 (the concrete dates and sessions will be adjusted depending on the type and quantity of accepted submissions)

For more Information:


Please feel free to contact us at stud-ranlp2011lml.bas.bg

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