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LINGUIST List 25.115

Thu Jan 09 2014

Calls: Computational Linguistics/Pakistan

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Jan-2014
From: Tafseer Ahmed <tafseerdsu.edu.pk>
Subject: 5th Conference on Language and Technology 2014
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Full Title: 5th Conference on Language and Technology 2014
Short Title: CLT14

Date: 13-Nov-2014 - 15-Nov-2014
Location: Karachi, Pakistan
Contact Person: Tafseer Ahmed
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://cs.dsu.edu.pk/clt14/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 29-Jun-2014

Meeting Description:

The Conference on Language and Technology (CLT) is a biennial conference series organized by Society for Natural Language Processing (SNLP; www.snlp.org.pk), Pakistan, aiming to bring together students, researchers and practitioners to exchange research and development in the fields of linguistics and processing of speech, script and language.

Following are the venues of previous four conferences.

- CLT12, Centre of Language Engineering (CLE), KICS, UET, Lahore
- CLT10, National Language Authority (NLA), Islamabad
- CLT09, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore
- CLT07, Peshawar University, Bara Gali Campus

The 5th CLT will held at DHA Suffa University, Karachi. The program of CLT14 will consist of paper presentation, tutorials, software demos and a shared task about transliteration.

Call for Papers:

CLT14 - SNLP's 5th Conference on Language and Technology 2014
13-15 November 2014
DHA Suffa University, Karachi, Pakistan
http://cs.dsu.edu.pk/clt14/

The program of CLT14 will consist of paper presentation, tutorials, software demos and a shared task about transliteration. Authors are invited to submit full papers describing completed or on-going research or development in the following and related areas:

- Writing systems/orthography
- Phonetics
- Phonology
- Syntax
- Semantics
- Discourse analysis
- Corpus linguistics
- Linguistic resources
- Localization
- POS tagging
- Morphology
- Morphological analysis
- Stemming
- Chunking
- Word sense disambiguation
- Grammar modeling and parsing
- Text summarization
- Speech recognition and synthesis
- Machine translation
- Optical character recognition
- Computer assisted language learning

The calls and submission details for papers, tutorials, demos and shared task are given on the conference website.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: 29 June 2014
Notification date: 13 August 2014
Camera ready submission deadline: 7 September 2014
Conference date: 13-15 November 2014

Technical Committee:

Tafseer Ahmed, DHA Suffa University, Karachi
Qurat-ul-Ain Akram, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
Shyam Agrawal, KIIT group of colleges, India
Bal Krishna Bal, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Pushpak Bhatacharyya, IIT Bombay, India
Tina Bögel, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Miriam Butt, Universität Konstanz, Germany (Chair)
Nadir Durrani, University of Edinburgh, UK
Tania Habib, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
Annette Hautli, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Tracy Holloway King, eBay, USA
Samar Husain, Universität Potsdam, Germany
Afaq Husain, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Sarmad Hussain, University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore
Saad Irtza, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
M. Abid Khan, University of Peshawar, Peshawar
Lori Levin, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Tahira Naseem, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Ghulam Raza, Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad
Roni Rosenfeld, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Hassan Sajjad, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Qatar
Faisal Shafiat, University of Western Australia, Australia
Dipti Sharma, IIT Hyderabad, India
Imran Siddiqi, Bahria University, Islamabad
Sebastian Sulger, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Ruvan Weerasinghe, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Khaver Zia, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore



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