LINGUIST List 27.1600

Wed Apr 06 2016

Calls: Comp Ling, Discourse Analysis, Gen Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/India

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 05-Apr-2016
From: Anil Kumar Singh <>
Subject: 13th International Conference on Natural Language Processing
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Full Title: 13th International Conference on Natural Language Processing
Short Title: ICON-2016

Date: 16-Dec-2016 - 19-Dec-2016
Location: Varanasi, India
Contact Person: Anil Kumar Singh
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

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

Call Deadline: 19-Aug-2016

Meeting Description:

The Thirteenth International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-2016) will be held at IIT (BHU), Varanasi 16-19 December 2016. The ICON Conference series is a forum for promoting interaction among researchers in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computational Linguistics (CL) in India and abroad. The main conference is on 17-18 December 2016. This will be preceded by one day of pre-conference tutorials/workshops on 16 December 2016 and post conference tutorials/workshops on 19 December 2016.

ICON proceedings will be indexed in ACL Anthology. ACL Anthology is a digital archive of research papers in Computational Linguistics for major international conferences under the control of Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), which is the most well known association for NLP and CL.

Call for Papers:

ICON-2016: Thirteenth International Conference on Natural Language Processing
Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)
Varanasi, India
16-19 December 2016
Organized by:
NLP Association, India
International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi
Linguistic Data Consortium for Indian Languages, CIIL, Mysore


Papers are invited on substantial, original and unpublished research on all aspects of Natural Language Processing, with a particular focus on South Asian languages and other less resourced languages, issues, and applications relevant to South Asia. The areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Discourse, POS Tagging, Parsing, Word Sense Disambiguation, Machine Translation/Statistical Machine Translation, Pragmatics, Computational or Quantitative Psycholinguistics, Statistical Methods, Knowledge-based Methods, Annotation and Annotated Corpora, Lexical Resources, Ontology, Sentiment Analysis, Machine Learning in NLP, NLP-based Recommendation Systems, Performance Evaluation of NLP Systems, Information Retrieval, Information Extraction, Automatic Text Summarization, Question Answering, Dialog Systems, Speech Corpora, Speech Recognition, Speech Synthesis
NLP for Language Documentation and Preservation, NLP for Educational Purposes, NLP for Digital Humanities

The authors may submit papers under any of the areas mentioned above, but must mark the area of their paper at the time of submission.

You can find our guidelines for submissions, and submit your abstracts, on our home page:

Important Dates:

Paper Submission Deadline: 19 August 2016
Paper Acceptance Notification: 21 October 2016
Camera Ready Copy Submission: 15 November 2016
Tutorial/Workshop Proposals: 20 August 2016
Tutorial/Workshop Acceptance Notification : 10 September 2016

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