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LINGUIST List 25.871

Thu Feb 20 2014

Calls: Computational Linguistics/Ireland

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

Date: 20-Feb-2014
From: Svetla Koeva <svetladcl.bas.bg>
Subject: Workshop on Lexical and Grammatical Resources for Language Processing
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Full Title: Workshop on Lexical and Grammatical Resources for Language Processing
Short Title: LG-LP 2014

Date: 23-Aug-2014 - 24-Aug-2014
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Contact Person: Eric Laporte
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://lg-lp.info

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 02-May-2014

Meeting Description:

The workshop aims to bring together members of the language-resource (LR) landscape, focusing on complex linguistic knowledge that requires linguistic expertise, e.g. on dictionaries, ontologies and grammars. Such manually-built resources are key to the development of natural language processing (NLP) tools and applications. The workshop intends to strengthen the cohesion of the scientific 'production chain' spanning from the construction of LRs by linguists to their exploitation in hybrid or symbolic NLP. It is necessary to increase mutual awareness between researchers along this production chain, regarding their activities, skills and needs, in view of improving the building processes of the resources, their validation and their exploitation.

Call for Papers:

Workshop on Lexical and Grammatical Resources for Language Processing (LG-LP 2014)
Dublin, Ireland, 23 or 24 August 2014
http://lg-lp.info/

Many linguists are comfortable with descriptive tasks such as checking lexical entries for a given feature, even if each entry requires analysing or pondering. On the other hand, computer scientists are familiar with formalization and, usually, with notions such as falsifiability or reproducibility, which are fundamental to sciences.

Combining all these skills is likely to stimulate innovation. The workshop offers an opportunity of interaction which is required to overcome the compartmentalization between humanities and sciences, and to intensify co-operation between the two ends of the chain.

Paper submission deadline: May 2, 2014 (11:59 pm GMT)

This workshop is held in conjunction with COLING 2014: http://www.coling-2014.org.

The complete call for papers is available at http://lg-lp.info/.

Organizers:

Jorge Baptista, University of Algarve, Portugal
Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Christiane Fellbaum, Princeton University, USA
Mikel Forcada, Universitat d'Alacant, Spain
Chu-Ren Huang, Polytechnic University, Hong-Kong
Svetla Koeva, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Cvetana Krstev, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Eric Laporte, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France



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