LINGUIST List 31.2070

Wed Jun 24 2020

Confs: Bulgarian; Comp Ling/Bulgaria and Online

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Date: 24-Jun-2020
From: Tsvetana Dimitrova <>
Subject: Fourth International Conference on Computational Linguistics in Bulgaria
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Fourth International Conference on Computational Linguistics in Bulgaria
Short Title: CLIB 2020

Date: 25-Jun-2020 - 26-Jun-2020
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Contact: Svetlozara Leseva
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Bulgarian

Meeting Description:

The CLIB 2020 Organising Committee is glad to announce that the 4th International Conference on Computational Linguistics in Bulgaria will take place on 25 and 26 June 2020. There will be two modes of attendance: in person or online.

CLIB is an international conference that aims to foster the NLP community in Bulgaria and to 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.

You can register for the Conference by filling in the registration form: In case you opt for online attendance, you will be able to watch the conference live online.
The programme is available at:
Please check our web page for up-to-date information.

Program Information:

Welcome to the live stream:
Last changes in the programme!

25 JUNE 2020
9:15 – 9:30 – Conference Opening: Prof. Svetla Koeva (Institute for Bulgarian Language - IBL) and Prof. Petya Osenova (Sofia University / Institute of Information and Communication Technologies)
9:30 – 10:30 – Invited Talk – Prof. D.Sc. Galia Angelova (Institute of Information and Communication Technologies - IICT): Tag Sense Disambiguation in Large Image Collections: Is It Possible?

11:00 – 11:20 – Junya Morita (Kinjo Gakuin University): A Corpus-based Study of Derivational Morphology and its Theoretical Implications
11:20 – 11:40 – Ekaterina Tarpomanova (Sofia University): Syntactic and Morphological Features after Verbs of Perception: Bulgarian in the Balkan Context
11:40 – 12:00 – Petya Osenova (Sofia University / IICT): On the Valency Frames of the Type Subject-Predicate in Bulgarian: Some Preliminary Notes

12:00 – 12:20 – Cvetana Krstev, Jelena Jacimovic and Dusko Vitas (University of Belgrade): Analysis of Similes in Serbian Literary Texts (1860–1920) using Computational Methods
12:20 – 12:40 – Kutay Uzun (Trakya University, Edirne): A Classification of L2 Thesis Statement Writing Performance Using Syntactic Complexity Indices
12:40 – 13:00 – Svetla Koeva, Nikola Obreshkov and Martin Yalamov (IBL): Categorisation of Bulgarian Legislative Documents

13:00 – 13:15 – SPECIAL DEMO SESSION
Georg Rehm (DFKI, Germany): Demonstration of the European Language Grid

14:00 – 15:00 – Invited Talk: Dr. Preslav Nakov (Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU): Detecting the Fake News at Its Source, Media Literacy, and Regulatory Compliance

15:00 – 15:20 – Dmitry Ilvovsky (Kazan Federal University / National Research University Higher School of Economics), Alexander Kirillovich (Kazan Federal University) and Boris Galitsky (Oracle Inc.): Controlling Chat Bot Multi-Document Navigation with the Extended Discourse Trees
15:20 – 15:40 – Ilseyar Alimova, Elena Tutubalina and Alexander Kirillovich (Kazan Federal University): Cross-lingual Transfer Learning for Semantic Role Labeling in Russian
15:40 – 16:00 – Maria Grits (University of Koblenz-Landau): Description Logic Based Formal Representation of Adjectives

16:20 – 16:40 – Zara Kancheva and Ivaylo Radev (IICT): Linguistic vs. Encyclopedic Knowledge. Classification of MWEs on the basis of Domain Information
16:40 – 17:00 – Svetlozara Leseva (IBL), Verginica Mititelu (Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence) and Ivelina Stoyanova (IBL): It Takes Two to Tango – Towards a Multilingual MWE Resource
17:00 – 17:20 – Ivan Derzhanski (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics) and Milena Veneva: Generating Natural Language Numerals with TeX
17:20 – 17:40 – Iglika Nikolova-Stoupak (Staffordshire University): A Natural Language for Bulgarian Primary and Secondary Education
17:40 – 18:00 – Ivan Simko (University of Zurich): A Digital Edition of the Life of St. Petka

26 JUNE 2020
9:30 – 10:30 – Invited Talk: Assoc. Prof. Svetla Boytcheva (IICT): Clinical Natural Language Processing in Bulgarian

10:30 – 11:00 – Ivan Derzhanski and Olena Siruk (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics): A Bilingual Lexicosemantic Network of Bread Based on a Parallel Corpus
11:00 – 11:30 – Andrei-Marius Avram (Politehnica University of Bucharest) and Verginica Barbu Mititelu (Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence): A Customizable WordNet Editor

12:00 – 12:30 – Angelina Bolshina and Natalia Loukachevitch (Lomonosov Moscow State University / Kazan Federal University): Comparison of Genres in Word Sense Disambiguation using Automatically Generated Text Collections
12:30 – 13:00 – Svetlozara Leseva and Ivelina Stoyanova (IBL): Consistency Evaluation towards Enhancing the Conceptual Representation of Verbs in WordNet
13:00 – 13:30 – Tsvetana Dimitrova (IBL): On WordNet Semantic Classes: Is the Sum Always Bigger?

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