LINGUIST List 25.5101

Mon Dec 15 2014

Calls: Computational Linguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics/China

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 14-Dec-2014
From: Xianpei Han <>
Subject: ACL-IJCNLP 2015
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Full Title: ACL-IJCNLP 2015

Date: 26-Jul-2015 - 31-Jul-2015
Location: Beijing, China
Contact Person: Le Sun
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:


The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational
Linguistics and The 7th International Joint Conference of the Asian
Federation of Natural Language Processing
Beijing, China, July 26-31

The Association for Computational Linguistics and the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing are pleased to announce that their joint meeting will take place in Beijing, China on July 26-31, 2015.

General Chair:

- Yuji Matsumoto, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
- Chengqing Zong, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- Michael Strube, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies

Call for Papers:

The conference invites the submission of long and short papers on substantial, original, and unpublished research in all aspects of automated language processing. As in recent years, some of the presentations at the conference will be of papers accepted for the Transactions of the ACL journal ( Note that the official publication date for papers at ACL 2015 will be one week before the conference starts.

ACL-IJCNLP 2015 has the goal of a broad technical program. Thus, ACL-IJCNLP 2015 invites papers in the following categories:

- Applications/tools
- Empirical/data-driven approaches (submissions reporting negative results of sensible experiments are also welcome)
- Resources and evaluation
- Theoretical
- Survey papers

ACL 2015 will use review forms tailored to the type of submission.


Relevant topics for the conference include, but are not limited to, the following areas (in alphabetical order):

- Dialogue and Interactive Systems
- Discourse, Coreference and Pragmatics
- Information Retrieval
- Information Extraction and Text Mining
- Language and Vision
- Language Resources and Evaluation
- Lexical Semantics and Ontology
- Linguistic and Psycholinguistic Aspects of CL
- Machine Translation
- Mathematical Linguistics, Grammar Formalisms
- Multimodal NLP
- Multilinguality
- NLP Applications and NLP-enabled Technology
- NLP for the Web and Social Media
- Phonology, Morphology and Word Segmentation
- Question Answering
- Semantics
- Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining
- Spoken Language Processing
- Statistical and Machine Learning Methods for NLP
- Summarization and Generation
- Syntax and Parsing
- Tagging and Chunking
- Topic Models for Language Processing

Important Dates:

Long papers:

- Deadline for long paper submission: February 27, 2015
- Author response period: April 9-12, 2015
- Notification of acceptance: April 23, 2015
- Camera ready submission due: May 29, 2015

Short papers:

- Deadline for short paper submission: April 30, 2015
- Notification of acceptance: June 8, 2015
- Camera ready submission due: June 21, 2015

Tutorial Proposals:

- Deadline for tutorial proposals submission: Jan 9, 2015
- Notification of acceptance: February 6, 2015
- Tutorial descriptions due: March 6, 2015
- Tutorial course material due: June 26, 2015

All deadlines are 11:59PM Pacific Time.

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