LINGUIST List 24.2397

Wed Jun 12 2013

Calls: General Linguistics, Computational Linguistics/Taiwan

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 12-Jun-2013
From: Chang Yu-tung <>
Subject: 27th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation
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Full Title: 27th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information, and ComputationShort Title: PACLIC 27

Date: 21-Nov-2013 - 24-Nov-2013Location: Taipei, TaiwanContact Person: Chao-Lin LiuMeeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 24-Jun-2013

Meeting Description:

The 27th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information, and Computation (PACLIC 27) will be held at National Chengchi University on November 22-24, 2013. Following the long tradition of PACLIC conferences, PACLIC 27 emphasizes the synergy of language studies and computational analyses - from theoretical frameworks to cognitive accounts, from information processing to language understanding, and from computational modeling to multi-lingual applications. PACLIC 27 is hosted by the Department of English, the Graduate Institute of Linguistics, and the Department of Computer Science at National Chengchi University, and co-hosted by the Institute of Linguistics at Academia Sinica, the Linguistic Society of Taiwan (LST), and the Association for Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (ACLCLP).

Final Call for Papers:

Deadline for submissions: June 24, 2013

Topics include but are not limited to (in alphabetical order):

I. Language Studies- Corpus linguistics- Discourse analysis- Language acquisition- Language learning- Language, mind, and culture- Language theory- Morphology- Phonology- Pragmatics/Sociolinguistics- Semantics- Spoken language processing- Syntax- Typology

II. Information Processing and Computational Applications- Cognitive modeling of language- Dialogue and interactive systems- Digital humanities- Information retrieval/extraction- Language resources- Machine learning/Data mining- Machine translation- Multilinguality in NLP- NLP applications- Sentiment analysis and opinion mining- Social media- Text classification/summarization- Word segmentation

Submissions should describe substantial, original, and unpublished work written in readable and plain English and may not exceed 10 pages, including references. Accepted papers will be presented in either regular sessions or poster sessions as determined by the program committee. Also, accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, which will be digitally archived in the ACL Anthology ( PACLIC proceedings are indexed in Scopus.

The deadline for paper submissions is June 24, 2013. Submissions must be made through The templates for the papers will be available on the conference website.

Important Dates:

Call for papers: 2013.01Extended deadline for submissions: 2013.06.24Acceptance notification: 2013.08.07Early on-line registration: 2013.08Submission of final papers & author(s) registration completed: 2013.09.02Early online registration deadline: 2013.10.21Workshop: 2013.11.21Conference days: 2013.11.22-24

Special Issues:

Accepted submissions will be selected for publication in special issues of International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (IJCLCLP), Taiwan Journal of Linguistics (TJL) or Taiwan Journal of TESOL (TJTESOL).

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