LINGUIST List 32.2431

Tue Jul 20 2021

Calls: Comp Ling/Bulgaria

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 20-Jul-2021
From: Djabri Souhila <>
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Date: 01-Sep-2021 - 03-Sep-2021
Location: Hotel “Cherno More”, Varna, Bulgaria
Contact Person: Souhila Djabri
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Aug-2021

Meeting Description:

The aim of this workshop is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge between young researchers by providing an excellent opportunity to present and discuss their work in progress or completed projects to an international research audience and receive feedback from more experienced researchers. The research being presented can come from any topic area within Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computational Linguistics, including but not limited to the following topic areas:

Phonetics and phonology; morphology; lexicon; syntax; semantics; discourse; pragmatics; dialogue; mathematical foundations; formal grammars and languages; language and logic; complexity; finite-state technology; statistical models for natural language processing; machine learning for NLP; word embeddings; word representation; deep learning for NLP; similarity; evaluation; sublanguages and controlled languages; similar languages, varieties and dialects; lexicography; language resources and corpora; corpus annotation; crowdsourcing; terminology; ontologies; text segmentation; POS tagging; parsing; semantic role labelling; sentence meaning representation; word-sense disambiguation; computational treatment of multiword expressions; computational treatment of humour, sarcasm and irony; textual entailment; anaphora and coreference resolution; negation and speculation; temporal processing; natural language generation; speech recognition; text-to-speech synthesis; knowledge acquisition; text categorisation; machine translation, including statistical machine translation and neural machine translation; translation technology including translation memory systems; information retrieval; information extraction; event extraction; question answering; text summarisation; term extraction; text and web mining; opinion mining and sentiment analysis; multimodal systems; natural language processing for educational applications; automated writing assistance; text simplification; NLP for biomedical texts; author profiling and related applications; chatbots; conversational agents; fact checking; aggression identification; text analytics; computer-aided language learning; stance detection; computational cognitive modelling; language and vision; language processing of financial texts; NLP for digital humanities; multilingual NLP; NLP for social media; NLP for users with disabilities and for mental health sector; NLP for the semantic web; patents search; theoretical papers related to NLP.

Call for Papers:

Student Workshop: September 1-3, 2021 (Wednesday - Friday)

The international conference RANLP student workshops traditionally accompany every RANLP event (this year virtual) and invite all (Bachelor-, Master-, and PhD-) students to present their ongoing or completed work. We welcome two types of student submissions:

Full Papers – unpublished original research of the student.
Short Papers – either a work in progress or a research proposal for future work.

Papers at the borderline between two sciences (but bearing contributions to NLP) or applying NLP to another domain, will be also accepted for review. All accepted papers will be presented at the Student Workshop sessions during the main conference days: 1-3 September 2021. The articles will be issued in a special Student Session proceedings and uploaded to the ACL Anthology.

All papers must be submitted in .pdf format through the conference management system at The papers should follow the format of the main conference, described at the main RANLP website, Instructions for Authors Section. Papers should be authored or co-authored by students and in case of co-authorships, only papers whose first author is a student, will be considered. The submissions must specify the type of submission (Full or Short).

Submission deadline: 15 August 2021
Acceptance notification: 25 August 2021
Camera-ready deadline: 28 August 2021
All deadlines are 11:59PM GMT-12:00

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