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Tue Oct 25 2011

Calls: Computational Linguistics/China

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        1.     Ping Chen , Special Session: Natural Language Processing at AIE 2012

Message 1: Special Session: Natural Language Processing at AIE 2012
Date: 24-Oct-2011
From: Ping Chen <chenpuhd.edu>
Subject: Special Session: Natural Language Processing at AIE 2012
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Full Title: Special Session: Natural Language Processing at AIE 2012

Date: 09-Jun-2012 - 12-Jun-2012
Location: Dalian, China
Contact Person: Ping Chen
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://ssdut.dlut.edu.cn/iea-aie/webpages/index.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-Jan-2012

Meeting Description:

Special Session: Natural Language Processing and its Applications
25th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other
Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems
June 9-12, 2012 - Dalian, China

The amount of information and knowledge represented in natural languages is
vast and increasing rapidly as advances in modern communication
significantly improve how human society create, share, and process
information. This special session will reflect the recent progress in
Natural Language Processing and provide a platform for researchers in this
field to exchange ideas and further widen its applications. Session topics
include but not limited to the following:

Information extraction
Information retrieval
Biomedical text mining
Clinical record management
Text categorization
Document clustering
Word sense disambiguation
Automatic text summarization
Machine translation
Parsing and part-of-speech tagging
Coreference resolution
Discourse analysis
Named entity recognition
Natural language generation
Natural language understanding
Question answering
Relationship extraction
Sentiment analysis
Speech recognition
Speech segmentation
Topic segmentation and recognition
Word segmentation
Word sense disambiguation
Speech processing

Call for Papers:

Submission Format:

Authors are invited to electronically submit their paper, written in
English, of up to 10 single spaced pages, presenting the results of
original research or innovative practical applications relevant to the
special session. Practical experiences with state-of-the-art AI
methodologies are also acceptable when they reflect lessons of unique value
to the conference attendees. Shorter works, up to 6 pages, to be presented
in 10 minutes, may be submitted as short papers representing work in
progress or suggesting possible research directions.

Please visit the conference website at
http://ssdut.dlut.edu.cn/iea-aie/webpages/index.htm for submission format.

All submissions for this special session should be at:


Please indicate that your submission is for this special session in the
title of the first page of your submission.


Each submission will receive at least two reviews. Accepted papers will be
published in the conference proceedings as regular papers by
Springer-Verlag (format instructions available at
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html) in its 'Lecture Notes in
Artificial Intelligence' series. Referees will be asked to nominate papers
for a Best Paper Award to be announced at the conference. Outstanding
papers in the session will be automatically considered for publication in
an expanded form in selected international journals, including Applied
Intelligence, Soft Computing, Evolutionary Intelligence, Journal of Ambient
Intelligence and Humanized Computing.

Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline: January 5, 2012
Notification of acceptance: February 1, 2012
Camera ready form: February 20, 2012
Author registration: February 1, 2012
Early registration: Before March 1, 2012
Late registration: March 1, 2012
Conference date: June 9-12, 2012

Session Organizers:

Dr. Hisham Al-Mubaid, University of Houston-Clear Lake, hishamuhcl.edu
Dr. Ping Chen, University of Houston-Downtown, chenpuhd.edu

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