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Date: Mon, 6 Mar 95 15:41:44 GMTCall For Papers
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 Call for Papers for the

 Fourth International Conference on

 The COGNITIVE SCIENCE of NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING

 Dublin City University, 5-7 July 1995

Subject Areas:
This is a non-exclusive list of subjects which fall within the scope of
CSNLP. It is intended as a guide only.
 * Corpus-based NLP
 * Connectionist NLP
 * Statistical and knowledge-based MT
 * Linguistic knowledge representation
 * Cognitive linguistics
 * Declarative approaches to NLP
 * NLG and NLU
 * Dialogue and discourse
 * Human language processing
 * Text linguistics
 * Evaluation of NLP
 * Hybrid approaches to NLP

Submissions may deal with theoretical issues, applications, databases or other
aspects of CSNLP, but the importance of cognitive aspects should be borne in
mind. Papers should report original substantive research.

Theme: The Role of Syntax
There is currently considerable debate regarding the place and importance of
syntax in NLP. Papers dealing with this matter will be given preference.

Invited Speakers:
The following speakers have agreed to give keynote talks:
Mark Steedman, University of Pennsylvania
Alison Henry, University of Ulster

Registration and Accommodation:
The registration fee will be IR#60, and will include proceedings, lunches and
one evening meal. Accommodation can be reserved in the campus residences at DCU.
A single room is IR#16 per night, with full Irish breakfast an additional IR#4.
Accommodation will be "First come, first served": there is a heavy demand for
campus rooms in the summer.
There are also several hotels and B&B establishments nearby: addresses will
be provided on request.

To register, contact Alex Monaghan at the addresses given below. Payment in
advance is possible but not obligatory. Please state gender (for accommodation
purposes) and any unusual dietary requirements.

Submission of Abstracts:
Those wishing to present a paper at CSNLP should submit a 400-word abstract to
arrive not later than 10/4/95. Abstracts should give the author's full name and
address, with Email address if possible, and should be sent to:

CSNLP
Alex Monaghan
School of Computer Applications
Dublin City University
Dublin 9
Ireland

Email submissions are preferred, plain ASCII text please to:
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alexcompapp.dcu.ie (internet)

Completed papers should be around 8 pages long, although longer papers will
be considered if requested. Camera-ready copy must be submitted to arrive
in Dublin by 19/6/94. No particular conference style will be imposed, but
papers should be legible (12pt laser printed) and well-structured.

Deadlines:

10th April --- Submission of 400-word abstract
 1st May --- Notification of acceptance
 19th June --- Deadline for receipt of camera-ready paper (c.8 pages)
 26th June --- Final date for registration, accommodation, meals etc.
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