LINGUIST List 27.1755

Fri Apr 15 2016

Calls: Bulgarian, Computational Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/Bulgaria

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 15-Apr-2016
From: Svetlozara Leseva <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics in Bulgaria
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Full Title: Computational Linguistics in Bulgaria
Short Title: CLiB-2016

Date: 09-Sep-2016 - 09-Sep-2016
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Contact Person: Svetlozara Leseva
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

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

Subject Language(s): Bulgarian

Call Deadline: 31-May-2016

Meeting Description:

CLIB is an international conference that aims to foster the NLP community in Bulgaria and further the cooperation with Bulgarian researchers working in NLP around the world through establishing a forum for sharing high-quality scientific work in all areas of computational linguistics and NLP.

The Second Conference on Computational Linguistics in Bulgaria (CLIB-2016) will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria, on September 9, 2016. It is organised by the team of the Department of Computational Linguistics at the Institute for Bulgarian Language.

This year, our invited speaker will be:
Dr. Preslav Nakov from the Qatar Computing Research Institute.
He will give a lecture on: Exposing Paid Opinion Manipulation Trolls in News Community Forums

Organising Committee:

Svetlozara Leseva – IBL – BAS
Тsvetana Dimitrova – IBL – BAS
Ivelina Stoyanova – IBL – BAS
Maria Todorova – IBL – BAS
Valentina Stefanova – IBL – BAS
Borislav Rizov – IBL – BAS
Dimitar Hristov – IBL – BAS
Martin Yalamov – IBL – BAS
Ekaterina Tarpomanova – Sofia University
Rositsa Dekova – Plovdiv University

Programme Committee:

Cvetana Krstev (University of Belgrade)
Denis Maurel (University of Tours)
Dragomir Radev (University of Michigan, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
Duško Vitas (University of Belgrade)
Eric Laporte (University of Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée)
Galia Angelova (IICT – BAS)
Hristo Krushkov (Plovdiv University)
Hristo Tanev (Joint Research Centre of the European Commission)
Ivan Derzhanski (IMI – BAS)
Jan Šnajder (University of Zagreb)
Karel Oliva (Institute of the Czech Language, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
Kjetil Rå Hauge (University of Oslo)
Maciej Ogrodniczuk (Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences)
Maciej Piasecki (Wroclaw University of Technology)
Mariana Damova (Mozaika, Bulgaria)
Marko Tadić (University of Zagreb)
Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Nikolay A. Vazov (University of Oslo)
Preslav Nakov (Qatar Computing Research Institute)
Radka Vlahova (Sofia University)
Radovan Garabík (Ľudovít Štúr Institute of Linguistics)
Stoyan Mihov (IICT – BAS)
Svetla Koeva (IBL – BAS)
Tania Avgustinova (DFKI and Saarland Univesrity)
Verginica Barbu Mititelu (RACAI, Romanian Academy)
Zornitsa Kozareva (Yahoo! Labs)

2nd Call for Papers:

Topics of Interest:

CLIB 2016 invites contributions on original research, including, but not limited to the following topics:

- semantics, syntax, grammar and the lexicon
- cognitive, mathematical and computational models of language processing
- lexical semantics and ontologies
- linguistic annotation – POS tagging, syntactic and semantic parsing, etc.
- word sense disambiguation
- MWE recognition
- information extraction
- text analysis and summarisation
- NLP methods and applications
- corpus linguistics
- multilingual processing and applications, machine translation and translation aids

There will be two categories of research papers: oral and poster presentations. Papers shall be submitted in English. Reviewing will be double blind.

Additional information and CLIB-2016 style guidelines are available at the conference site:

Important Dates:

31 May 2016: Paper submission deadline
15 July 2016: Author notification
31 July 2016: Camera-ready PDF due
2 September 2016: Official paper publication date
9 September 2016: Conference

You can contact us via the Conference e-mail:

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