[Elsnet-list] NoDaLiDa 2015: Call for Papers

Beáta Megyesi Beata.Megyesi at lingfil.uu.se
Wed Dec 17 10:53:36 CET 2014


[with apologies for cross-posting]

   20th Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NoDaLiDa)

             Monday, May 11, to Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    Institute of the Lithuanian Language, Vilnius, Lithuania

                     http://lki.lt/nodalida/
 	https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nodalida15


CALL FOR PAPERS

The Northern European Association for Language Technology (NEALT)
invites submissions to its bi-annual conference on human language and
speech technologies.  NoDaLiDa 2015 will be held between May 11 and May
13, 2015, on the campus of the University of Vilnius, Lithuania.  Please
mark your calendars.

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

As part of the main conference, there will be three invited keynotes:
+Kevin Knight, ISI, University of Southern California, USA
+Catherine Pelachaud, CNRS, TELECOM Paris Tech, France
+Sebastian Riedel, University College London, UK

Preceding the main conference, on Monday, May 11, there will be four
topical workshops:

+ 4th workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NLP4CALL)
+ Semantic resources and semantic annotation for Natural Language Processing and the Digital Humanities
+ Innovative Corpus Query and Visualization Tools
+ Constraint Grammar - Methods, Tools and Applications

Workshops will issue individual call for papers in mid-January and will
have a closing date for submissions in March.

SUBMISSIONS  

NoDaLiDa addresses all aspects of speech recognition and synthesis,
natural language processing, and computational linguistics, including
work in closely related neighbouring disciplines (such as, for example,
linguistics or psychology) that is sufficiently formalized or applied
to bear relevance to speech and language technologies.  

We invite paper submissions in three distinct tracks:

+ regular papers on substantial, original, and unpublished research,
  including empirical evaluation results, where appropriate;
+ short papers on smaller, focused contributions, work in progress,
  negative results, surveys, or opinion pieces; and
+ student papers on completed or ongoing work, where at least the first 
  author is a Master or PhD student.

There will be a fourth track for system demonstrations, with a separate
call for papers and submission deadline in March 23, 2015.

Papers accepted for presentation at the conference will be included in
the NoDaLiDa 2015 proceedings, which is published as part of the NEALT
Proceedings Series by Linköping University Electronic Press. 
The proceedings will be publicly available in the ACL Anthology: 
http://aclweb.org/anthology-new/

SCHEDULE

+ Monday, January 19, 2015: Submission of Papers
+ Monday, March 16, 2015: Notification of Acceptance
+ Monday, March 30, 2015: Camera-Ready Manuscripts
+ Monday, May 11, 2015: Pre-Conference Workshops
+ Tuesday & Wednesday, May 12 & 13, 2015: Main Conference


SUBMISSION FORMATS

All submissions must follow the NoDaLiDa 2015 style files, which are
available for LaTeX (preferred) or MS Word and can be
retrieved from the following address:

  http://stp.lingfil.uu.se/~bea/nodalida15/

Submissions must be anonymous, i.e. not reveal author(s) on the title
page or through self-references.  Papers must be submitted digitally,
in PDF, and uploaded through the on-line conference system.  Paper 
submissions that violate either of these requirements will be returned 
without review.

The page limits for submissions are: up to eight pages for regular
papers, up to four pages for short papers, and up to six pages for
student papers.  For all three submission types, these page limits do
/not/ include additional pages with bibliographic references.  

SUBMISSION MANAGEMENT

Submissions to the conference must be uploaded electronically, obeying 
the above requirements and no later than (end of day, world-wide):
		Monday, January 19, 2015 

NoDaLiDa 2015 utilizes the EasyChair conference management system for 
submission, reviewing, and preparation of proceedings. Submission for 
the conference is now open at: 
	https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nodalida15

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Reviewing of submissions and selection of the conference programme will
be managed by the NoDaLiDa 2015 Programme Committee.  All submissions
will receive three double-blind reviews by experts in the field.

+ Beáta Megyesi (program chair), Uppsala University, Sweden
+ Filip Ginter, University of Turku, Finland
+ Kristiina Jokinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
+ Arne Jönsson, Linköping University, Sweden
+ Violeta MeiliÜnaitė, Institute of the Lithuanian Language, Lithuania
+ Costanza Navarretta, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 
+ Stephan Oepen, University of Oslo, Norway
+ Oscar Täckström, Google Inc.

To inquire about the submission and reviewing process or generally the
scientific programme of the conference, please email 
"nodalida15 at stp.lingfil.uu.se".

LOCAL ORGANIZATION

The NoDaLiDa 2015 Organizing Committee is comprised of staff from the
Institute of the Lithuanian Language, Vilnius, Lithuania:

+ Jolanta Zabarskaite
+ Violeta MeiliÜnaitė

For all practical inquiries, please email "lki at lki.lt".



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