[Corpora-List] Extended Deadline for RANLP-09: 20 April

ranlp09 at lml.bas.bg ranlp09
Thu Apr 9 11:31:16 CEST 2009

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Due to the Easter holidays we announce one week extension of the RANLP-09 submission. Extended deadline is 20 April 2009. For more details please visit the conference website: http://lml.bas.bg/ranlp2009

Early authors' registration and paper summary submission before April 15 will help the organisers to plan the review but it is not obligatory.

The RANLP Organisers


RANLP-09 Second Call for Papers and Submission Information


International Conference RANLP-2009

September 14-16, 2009 Borovets, Bulgaria http://www.lml.bas.bg/ranlp2009

Further to the successful and highly competitive 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th conferences 'Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing' (RANLP), we are pleased to announce the 7th RANLP conference to be held in September 2009.

The conference will take the form of addresses from invited keynote speakers plus peer-reviewed individual papers. There will also be an exhibition area for poster and demo sessions.

We invite papers reporting on recent advances in all aspects of Natural Language Processing (NLP). The conference topics are announced at the RANLP-09 website. All accepted papers will be published in the full conference proceedings and included in the ACL Anthology. In addition, volumes of RANLP selected papers are traditionally published by John Benjamins Publishers; currently the volume of Selected RANLP-07 papers is under print.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: . Kevin Bretonnel Cohen (University of Colorado School of Medicine), . Mirella Lapata (University of Edinburgh), . Shalom Lappin (King's College, London), . Massimo Poesio (University of Trento and University of Essex).

CHAIR OF THE PROGRAMME COMMITTEE: Ruslan Mitkov (University of Wolverhampton)

CHAIR OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE: Galia Angelova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

The PROGRAMME COMMITTEE members are distinguished experts from all over the world. The list of PC members will be announced at the conference website. After the review, the list of all reviewers will be announced at the website as well.

SUBMISSION People interested in participating should submit a paper, poster or demo following the instructions provided at the conference website. The review will be blind, so the article text should not reveal the authors' names. Author identification should be done in additional page of the conference management system.

TUTORIALS 12-13 September 2009: Four half-day tutorials will be organised at 12-13 September 2009. The list of tutorial lecturers includes: . Kevin Bretonnel Cohen (University of Colorado School of Medicine), . Constantin Orasan (University of Wolverhampton)

WORKSHOPS 17-18 September 2009: Post-conference workshops will be organised at 17-18 September 2009. All workshops will publish hard-copy proceedings, which will be distributed at the event. Workshop papers might be listed in the ACL Anthology as well (depending on the workshop organisers). The list of RANLP-09 workshops includes: . Semantic Roles on Human Language Technology Applications, organised by Paloma Moreda, Rafael Muсoz and Manuel Palomar, . Partial Parsing 2: Between Chunking and Deep Parsing, organised by Adam Przepiorkowski, Jakub Piskorski and Sandra Kuebler, . 1st Workshop on Definition Extraction, organised by Gerardo Eugenio Sierra Martнnez and Caroline Barriere, . Evaluation of Resources and Tools for Central and Eastern European languages, organised by Cristina Vertan, Stelios Piperidis and Elena Paskaleva, . Adaptation of Language Resources and Technology to New Domains, organised by Nuria Bel, Erhard Hinrichs, Kiril Simov and Petya Osenova, . Natural Language Processing methods and corpora in translation, lexicography, and language learning, organised by Viktor Pekar, Iustina Narcisa Ilisei, and Silvia Bernardini, . Events in Emerging Text Types (eETTs), organised by Constantin Orasan, Laura Hasler, and Corina Forascu, . Biomedical Information Extraction, organised by Guergana Savova, Vangelis Karkaletsis, and Galia Angelova.


**Extended** Authors' registration at START: 15 April 2009 **Extended** Conference paper submission at START: 20 April 2009 Conference paper acceptance notification: 1 June 2009 Final versions of conference papers submission: 13 July 2009

Workshop paper submission deadline (suggested): 5 June 2009 Workshop paper acceptance notification (suggested): 20 July 2009 Final versions of workshop papers submission (suggested): 24 August 2009

RANLP-09 tutorials: 12-13 September 2009 (Saturday-Sunday) RANLP-09 conference: 14-16 September 2009 (Monday-Wednesday) RANLP-09 workshops: 17-18 September 2009 (Thursday-Friday)

For further information about the conference, please visit the conference site http://www.lml.bas.bg/ranlp2009.

THE TEAM BEHIND RANLP-09 Galia Angelova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria, Chair of the Org. Committee Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield, UK Ruslan Mitkov, University of Wolverhampton, UK, Chair of the Programme Committee Nicolas Nicolov, Umbria Inc, USA (Editor of volume with selected papers) Nikolai Nikolov, INCOMA Ltd., Shoumen, Bulgaria Kiril Simov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria (Workshop Coordinator)

e-mail: ranlp09 [AT] lml (dot) bas (dot) bg

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