[Corpora-List] TALN2006: last call for papers

Cédrick Fairon cedrick.fairon at uclouvain.be
Thu Dec 8 11:47:00 CET 2005

TALN 2006

Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles

Leuven, Belgium

April 10-13, 2006

URL: http://www.taln.be
mail: taln06 at tedm.ucl.ac.be


Important Dates
Submission deadline: December 19, 2005
Notification to authors: January 23, 2006
Camera-ready copy: February 20, 2006
Conference: April 10-13, 2006

The 13th Conference on Natural Language Processing (TALN 2006) will be
held in Leuven, Belgium, on April 10-13, 2006. The conference is
organized by the "Centre de traitement automatique du langage"
(CENTAL) of the University of Louvain (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve) and by
the Centre for Automatic Linguistic Analysis (ALA) of the University
of Leuven (KULeuven).

TALN 2006 is organized under the aegis of ATALA (Association pour le
Traitement Automatique des Langues, Association for NLP) and will be
held jointly with RECITAL 2006, the conference for young researchers
(call for papers to be issued separately, see the conference website).

The conference will include oral and poster communications, invited
conferences, workshops and tutorials.

Papers are requested in all areas of NLP, including (but not
restricted to) :

- Lexicon : databases containing morphological, syntactic,
semantic, and/or phonological information
- Analysis, generation and lexicons in the following domains :
- Phonetics and phonology
- Morphology
- Syntax
- Semantics
- NLP applications
- Text analysis
- Text summarization
- Text generation
- Text-to-speech synthesis
- Natural language interfaces
- Machine translation
- Information retrieval
- Logical, symbolic and statistical approaches

All selected papers will be published in the proceedings. In addition,
the scientific committee will select two papers, which will be
recommended for publication in the journal "Traitement Automatique des
Langues" (T.A.L.).

Authors are invited to submit original research work. Submissions will
be reviewed by at least two experts of the domain. Decisions will be
based on the following criteria :
- importance and originality of the paper
- scientific and technical soundness
- comparison of the results obtained with those found in
relevant works
- clarity of the presentation
- relevance to the conference topics

Papers will be written in French for French-speaking authors and in English
for authors who don't master French.

Papers should not exceed 10 pages, in Times 12, single-spaced (approx. 3,000
words), including figures, examples and references.

A LaTeX style file and a Word template are available on the conference
website. The page format is A4.

An interactive form for the subsmission of articles is provided on the
conference website. Papers should be uploaded in PDF format.

Instructions for the conversion of Word documents into PDF format are
available on the conference website.

The final versions should be sent either in Latex format or in RTF format
(Word), to the email address indicated in the message of acceptance.

In case of impossibility of electronic submission, three hard copies of the
paper must be sent to:

Cedrick Fairon
1, place Blaise Pascal
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

Piet Mertens, ALA, Département de Linguistique, K.U.Leuven
Cédrick Fairon, CENTAL, Université de Louvain (UCL)
Anne Dister, CENTAL, UCL
Patrick Watrin, CENTAL, UCL
Laurent Kevers, CENTAL, UCL
Bernadette Dehottay, CENTAL, UCL
Claude Devis, CENTAL, UCL
Isabelle Lecroart, CENTAL, UCL
Michel Thomas, CENTAL, UCL


Cédrick Fairon
Directeur du CENTAL
Centre de traitement automatique du langage
Université de Louvain
Place Blaise Pascal, 1
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
tel: +32 10 47 37 88
fax: +32 10 47 26 06


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