[Corpora-List] [COLING-2012] 4th CFP for COLING-2012, December, India + extension

Christian Boitet Christian.Boitet at imag.fr
Mon Aug 20 09:31:45 CEST 2012

Apologies for multiple postings -- ================================================================================ Call for papers (v.4) COLING-2012, Mumbai, India, 8-15 Dec. 2012 NEW ===> Submission period extended to 31/8/2012 23:59:59 ================================================================================

Call for Papers (Version 4, 18/8/2012)

COLING 2012 The 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics December 8 - 15, 2012 Mumbai, India http://www.coling2012-iitb.org

The International Committee on Computational Linguistics (ICCL) is pleased to announce the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012), at IIT Bombay (Mumbai, India). We look forward to welcoming you to the home of the world's first computational linguist, Panini. COLING will cover a broad spectrum of technical areas related to natural language and computation. The conference will include full papers (oral presentations), short papers (poster presentations), demonstrations, tutorials, and workshops. We invite the submission of papers on original and unpublished research, on all theoretical and practical aspects of computational linguistics.


COLING 2012 solicits papers, posters and demonstrations on original and unpublished research on the following topics, including, but not limited to: 1. Indian language technology 2. Underresourced languages 3. Morphology & POS tagging 4. Grammar and formalisms 5. Parsing 6. Semantics 7. Discourse and pragmatics 8. Coreference resolution 9. Ontologies and terminology 10. Textual entailment 11. Resources and annotation 12. Psychological and neurological modelling 13. Empirical machine translation 14. Expert or hybrid machine translation 15. Hybrid man+machine architectures & human factors 16. Information retrieval 17. Summarization 18. Named Entity recognition 19. Word Sense Disambiguation 20. Sentiment and text classification 21. Information & content extraction, text mining 22. Question answering 23. Speech recognition and synthesis 24. Software internationalization & localization 25. Deployment of NLP-based applications, software integration & quality 26. Natural Language Generation


1. Three communication formats: full papers (14 A5 sized pages with any number of reference pages), short papers (8 A5 sized pages with any number of reference pages) and demo papers (6 A5 sized pages with any number of reference pages). 2. Three presentation formats: Oral for full paper, Poster for short paper, Demo. 3. Papers are in English. However, if an author so wishes s/he may add elements in another language (L2): a title, an abstract and keywords on the first page, and if s/he wishes, 2 pages (a synopsis) in L2, beginning on page 2. Such papers will have 14+2 (or 8+2, or 6+2) pages, plus any number of pages for reference. 4. AT SUBMISSION TIME, PLEASE ANONYMISE everywhere, REPLACING NAMES BY DUMMIES LIKE John DOE_1, Jack DOE_2. 5. Papers must conform to official COLING 2012 style guidelines (LaTeX and Microsoft Word templates given on the web site). 6. Submission and reviewing will be on-line, managed by the START system. The only accepted format for submitted papers is PDF. Supplementary material - if any, in the form of tools or resources - must be in the form of a single .zip or a .tgz archive file with a maximum size of 10MB; otherwise there are no constraints on its format. Submissions, together with all supplementary material, must be uploaded on the START system by the submission deadlines; submissions after that time will not be reviewed. To minimize network congestion, we request authors to upload their submissions as early as possible (especially if they contain large supplementary material files).

LINK TO THE CALL FOR PAPERS: http://www.coling2012-iitb.org/call_for_papers.php LINK TO THE SUBMISSION SITE: https://www.softconf.com/coling2012/papers/

There is a FAQ page on COLING-2012 web site (http://www.coling2012-iitb.org)


* 25th July, 2012: opening of the submission website * 25th August, 2012: paper Submission deadline

==> deadline extended to 31st August, 2012 (23:59 Pacific time, GMT -7) * 15th October, 2012: paper accept/reject notification * 1st November, 2012: camera ready paper due * 10th to 14th December, 2012: main conference ================================================================================

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