[Elsnet-list] First Call for Papers - Student Research Workshop at RANLP 2011

Irina Temnikova irina.temnikova at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 14:29:03 CEST 2011


First Call for Papers
Student Research Workshop associated with RANLP 2011
12-14 September, Hissar, Bulgaria

RANLPStud 2011 http://lml.bas.bg/ranlp2011/ranlpStud2011/
RANLP 2011 http://lml.bas.bg/ranlp2011

Further to the first successful and highly competitive Student Research
Workshop associated with the conference 'Recent Advances in Natural Language
Processing' (RANLP 2009),  we are pleased to announce the second edition of
the workshop which will be held during the main RANLP 2011 conference days
on 12-14 September 2011. This year the conference and the workshop will take
place in a new location (Hissar, Bulgaria) which is worth to be visited.

The International Conference RANLP 2011 would like to invite students at all
levels (Bachelor-, Master-, and PhD-students) to present their ongoing work
at the Student Research Workshop. 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 senior researchers. The research being presented can come from
any topic area within natural language processing and computational
linguistics, including but not limited to the following topic areas:

Anaphora Resolution, Corpus Linguistics, Discourse, Electronic Dictionaries,
Evaluation, Finite-State Technology, Formal Grammars and Languages,
Information Extraction, Information Retrieval, Lexical Knowledge
Acquisition, Lexicography, Machine Learning, Machine Translation,
Mathematical Models and Complexity, Morphology, Multilingual NLP, Natural
Language Generation, Natural Language in Multimodal and Multimedia Systems,
Natural Language Interraction, Natural Language Processing in
Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Natural Language Processing for
Biomedical Texts, Ontologies, Opinion Mining, Parsing, Part-of-Speech
Tagging, Phonology, Post-Editing, Pragmatics and Dialogue, Question
Answering, Semantics, Speech Recognition, Statistical Methods, Sublanguages
and Controlled Languages, Syntax, Temporal Processing, Term Extraction and
Automatic Indexing, Terminology, Text categorization, Text Complexity, Text
Data Mining, Text Segmentation, Text Simplification, Text Summarization,
Text Understanding, Text-to-Text Generation, Text-to-Speech Synthesis,
Textual Entailment, Translation Technology, Tree-Adjoining Grammars, Word
Sense Disambiguation, Application-orientated Topics related to NLP.

All accepted papers will be presented at the Student Workshop sessions
during the main conference days: 12-14 September 2011. The articles will be
issued in a special Student Session electronic proceedings and uploaded to
the ACL Anthology.

    Important dates
Submission deadline: 22 July
Acceptance notification: 20 August
Camera-ready deadline: 1 September
Workshop: 12-14 September 2011 (the concrete dates and sessions will be
adjusted depending on the type and quantity of the accepted submissions)


    Submission Requirements

All papers must be submitted in .doc or .pdf format through the conference
management system START (https://www.softconf.com/ranlp11/ranlpStud2011/)
and must be 4-8 pages long (including references). For format requirements
please refer to the main RANLP website at
http://lml.bas.bg/ranlp2011/submissions.php, Submission Guidelines Section.
Each submission will be reviewed by 3 reviewers from the Programme
Committee, who will feature experienced researchers from all areas of NLP.
The final decisions will be made based on these reviews. The submissions
will have to specify the student's level (Bachelor-, Master-, or PhD). All
authors of the article must be students. Submission with non-student authors
will not be considered for review.

    The list of Programme Committee members includes:
Chris Biemann  (TU Darmstadt, Germany)
Kevin Bretonnel Cohen (University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA)
Atefeh Farzindar (NLP Technologies Inc., Canada)
Corina Forascu (University of Yasi, Romania)
Laura Hasler (University of Strathclyde, UK)
Diana Inkpen (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Sobha Lalitha Devi (AU-KBC Research Centre, India)
Wolfgang Maier (University of Tubingen, Germany)
Preslav Nakov (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Constantin Orasan (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Petya Osenova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Ivandre Paraboni (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Marta Recasens (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Georg Rehm (DFKI, Berlin, Germany)
Thamar Solorio (The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)
Lucia Specia (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Torsten Zesch (Technical University Darmstadt, Germany)

        Organising Committee
Irina Temnikova (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Ivelina Nikolova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Natalia Konstantinova (University of Wolverhampton, UK)

        More Information
    RANLPStud 2011 http://lml.bas.bg/ranlp2011/ranlpStud2011/
    RANLP 2011 http://lml.bas.bg/ranlp2011

        Please feel free to contact us at:
           stud-ranlp2011 at lml.bas.bg

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Irina Temnikova

PhD Student in Computational Linguistics
Editorial Assistant of the Journal of Natural Language Engineering

Research Group in Computational Linguistics
Research Institute of Information and Language Processing
University of Wolverhampton
Stafford St.
Wolverhampton WV1 1SB
Telephone  + 44 1902 321629
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Email i.temnikova2 at wlv.ac.uk
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