[Elsnet-list] RECITAL 2010, Call for papers

Alexandre Patry patryale at iro.umontreal.ca
Mon Dec 14 18:35:35 CET 2009



Meeting of Student Researchers in Natural Language Processing

Université de Montréal and École Polytechnique de Montréal

Montreal, Canada

19 - 22 July 2010





Paper submission deadline: 15 February 2010
Notification to authors: 5 April 2010
Final version submission: 3 May 2010
Conference: 19 - 22 July 2010

The 12th meeting of student researchers in natural language processing 
(RECITAL 2010) will be held in Montreal, Canada on 19-22 July 2010. The 
conference is jointly organized by the Université de Montréal and the 
École Polytechnique de Montréal.

RECITAL is an annual NLP conference giving students and young 
researchers the opportunity to present and compare their research work. 
This conference will be held jointly with TALN and communications of 
both conferences will be published in the same proceedings.

The official conference language is French but English submissions are 
accepted for non French-speaking researchers.


Papers pertaining to all areas of NLP are welcome, including (but not 
restricted to):

  - Information research and NLP, information extraction, automatic 
summarization, Q/A systems;
  - Morphological automatic analysis, syntax, semantics, lexical 
semantics, speech;
  - Machine translation and alignment;
  - Human-to-machine communication in natural language;
  - Automatic text generation and text planification;
  - System evaluation;
  - Resources acquisition and resource development (lexicon, ontology, 
  - Formal approaches supporting NLP.


Authors must EXCLUSIVELY be PhD students, Master Degree students or 
young doctors who defended their PhD thesis less than a year ago. 
Submissions co-authored by confirmed researchers must be submitted to 

Authors are invited to submit original research work. Submissions will 
be reviewed by at least two domain experts. Decisions will be based on 
the following criteria :

  - Importance of contribution and originality;
  - Scientific and technical content;
  - Results discussion and comparison to previous work;
  - Presentation organization and clarity;
  - Relevance to the conference topics.

Papers will be selected for oral or poster presentations. All selected 
papers will be published in the proceedings and a prize for the best 
paper will be awarded.


  - Alexandre Patry (Université de Montréal) [chair]
  - Philippe Langlais (Université de Montréal) [co-chair]
  - Aurélien Max (LIMSI) [co-chair]
  - Jean-Yves Antoine  (Université François-Rabelais)
  - Caroline Barrière (CNRC-ITI)
  - Florian Boudin (RALI, Université de Montréal)
  - Narjès Boufaden (Centre de Recherche en Information de Montréal)
  - Julien Bourdaillet (RALI, Université de Montréal)
  - Marie Candito (Université Paris Diderot)
  - Simon Charest (Druide informatique)
  - Vincent Claveau (IRISA)
  - Anne Dister (Université catholique de Louvain)
  - Patrick Drouin (Université de Montréal)
  - Cécile Fabre (Université de Toulouse / CLLE-ERSS)
  - Marie-Laure Guénot (Équipe-projet Alpage, INRIA Rocquencourt)
  - Thierry Hamon (LIM&BIO, Université Paris 13)
  - Stéphane Huet (RALI, Université de Montréal)
  - Leila Kosseim (Université Concordia)
  - Adrien Lardilleux (Laboratoire GREYC (équipe ISLanD), Université de 
Caen Basse-Normandie)
  - Jean-Guy Meunier (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  - Thibault Mondary (Université Paris 13)
  - Philippe Muller (Université Paul Sabatier)
  - Sylwia Ozdowska (Chercheuse indépendante)
  - Aurélie Picton (Observatoire de linguistique Sens-Texte, Université 
de Montréal)
  - Jean Quirion (University of Ottawa)
  - Fabienne Venant (Université de Nancy 2)
  - Amal Zouaq (École Polytechnique de Montréal)

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