CALL FOR PAPERS COLING2010 Workshop
The Second International Workshop on NLP Challenges in the Information Explosion Era (NLPIX 2010) -- Large-scale and sharable NLP infrastructures and beyond --
Beijing, China, August, 28, 2010
Workshop Web Site: http://nlp.kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp/NLPIX2010/index.html
In Cooperation With: Info-plosion http://www.infoplosion.nii.ac.jp/info-plosion/ctr.php/m/IndexEng/a/Index/
================================================================== Submission deadline: May 30, 2010 ==================================================================
[Workshop Theme and Topics]
A long-standing problem in Natural Language Processing has been a lack of large-scale knowledge for computers. The emergence of the Web and the rapid increase of information on the Web brought us to what could be called the "information explosion era," and drastically changed the environment of NLP. The Web is not only a marvelous target for NLP, but also a valuable resource from which knowledge could be extracted for computers. Motivated by the desire to have a very first opportunity to discuss early approaches to those issues and to share the state-of-the-art technologies at that time, the first International Workshop on NLP Challenges in the Information Explosion Era (NLPIX 2008) was successfully held in conjunction with WWW 2008 in Beijing. The aim of the second workshop of the series of International Workshop NLPIX is to bring researchers and practitioners together in order to discuss large-scale and sharable NLP infrastructures, and furthermore to discuss emerging NEW issues beyond them. Possible topics of the paper submissions include, but are not limited to:
* Construction of large corpora (crawling, preprocessing) * Sharable large resources (e.g., Google N-gram statistics, etc.) * Standard for a linguistic annotation framework * Knowledge acquisition from very large corpora * Bootstrapping approach for knowledge acquisition * Large scale text mining based on shallow/deep NLP * Managing and sharing acquired knowledge * Exploitation of acquired knowledge for real applications * Knowledge-based information access, analysis, and organization * High performance/parallel computing environment for NLP * Cloud computing for NLP
In particular, we solicit the papers that aim at fulfilling a NOVEL type of needs in Web access and that can provide a new insight into future directions of Web access research.
[Workshop Schedule/Important Dates]
* Submission deadline: May 30, 2010 by 23:59 PDT (GMT -7 hours) * Notification of acceptance: June 30, 2010 * Camera ready due: July 10, 2010 * Workshop date: August 28, 2010
Paper submissions should follow the COLING 2010 paper submission policy, including paper format, blind review policy and title and author format convention (http://www.coling-2010.org/SubmissionGuideline.htm). Papers should not exceed 10 pages, including references. Middle-sized papers (e.g., 6-8 pages) are also welcome.
Submission is electronic (PDF format only) via the START conference management software (https://www.softconf.com/coling2010/NLPIX2010/).
* Sadao Kurohashi, Kyoto University, Japan * Takehito Utsuro, University of Tsukuba, Japan
* Pushpak Bhattacharyya, IIT, India * Thorsten Brants, Google, USA * Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie, INRIA, France * Atsushi Fujii, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan * Julio Gonzalo, UNED, Spain * Kentaro Inui, Tohoku University, Japan * Noriko Kando, NII, Japan * Daisuke Kawahara, NICT, Japan * Jun'ichi Kazama, NICT, Japan * Adam Kilgarriff, Lexical Computing Ltd., UK * Gary Geunbae Lee, POSTECH, Korea * Hang Li, Microsoft, China * Dekang Lin, Google, USA * Tatsunori Mori, Yokohama National University, Japan * Satoshi Sekine, New York University, USA * Kenjiro Taura, University of Tokyo, Japan * Kentaro Torisawa, NICT, Japan * Marco Turchi, European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Italy * Yunqing Xia, Tsinghua University, China
[Previous NLPIX Workshop]
NLP Challenges in the Information Explosion Era (NLPIX 2008), at WWW2008 in Beijing, China. http://www.cl.cs.titech.ac.jp/~fujii/NLPIX2008/
Email: nlpix2010 at nlp.kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp