[Corpora-List] ACL 2012 NEWSLETTER NO. 5

Jung-jae Kim (Asst Prof) jungjae.kim at ntu.edu.sg
Tue May 22 07:45:53 CEST 2012

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:: Contents


1. Registration site open

2. Student volunteer/travel award recipients

3. ACL 2012 program at a glance

4. ACL 50th Anniversary Lectures

5. (Reminder) Hotel reservation and visa information


:: Registration


Registration is now open.

[Important Dates]

Early registration: Through 11:59PM EDT June 10, 2012

Late registration: June 9, 2012 to 11:59PM EDT June 24, 2012

Onsite registration: Begins July 8, 2012

You can find registration fees and the E-registration site at http://acl2012.org/registration/sub01.asp .


:: Student volunteer/travel award recipients


The Student Volunteer Program Committee selected

5 recipients of the student travel award supported by the Donald and Betty Walker Student Scholarship Fund, 10 recipients of the student travel award supported by AFNLP, and 40 student volunteers


:: ACL 2012 program at a glance


July 5-6 Satellite Event

July 8 ACL Tutorials

July 9-11 ACL main conference, Student Research Workshop,

Rediscovering 50 Years of Discoveries Workshop

July 12-13 ACL Workshops

July 12-14 EMNLP-CoNLL 2012

[Satellite Event]

1. SIGdial 2012 (5-6 July 2012): 13th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (Seoul National University, Seoul)


July 8 Morning

1. Qualitative Modeling of Spatial Prepositions and Motion Expressions (Inderjeet Mani, James Pustejovsky)

2. State-of-the-Art Kernels for Natural Language Processing (Alessandro Moschitti)

3. Topic Models, Latent Space Models, Sparse Coding, and All That: A Systematic Understanding of Probabilistic Semantic Extraction in Large Corpora (Eric Xing)

July 8 Afternoon

1. Multilingual Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis (IRada Mihalcea, Carmen Banea, Janyce Wiebe)

2. Deep Learning for NLP (without Magic) (Richard Socher, Yoshua Bengio, Christopher D. Manning)

3. Graph-based Semi-Supervised Learning Algorithms for NLP (Amarnag Subramanya, Partha Pratim Talukdar)


Main Conference Workshop (9-11 July 2012)

1. R50: Rediscovering 50 Years of Discoveries

2. SRW: Student Research Workshop

Post Conference Workshop (12-13 July 2012)

1. SP-Sem-MRL2012 (12 July 2012): Parsing and Semantic Processing of Morphologically Rich Languages 2012

2. SMIAE 2012 (12 July 2012): Speech and Multimodal Interaction in Assistive Environments

3. The LAW VI (12-13 July 2012): The 6th Linguistic Annotation Workshop

4. WASSA2012 (12 July 2012): 3rd Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis

5. ExProM (13 July 2012): Extra-propositional aspects of meaning in computational linguistics

6. MM (13 July 2012): Multilingual Modeling

7. The People's Web meets NLP (13 July 2012): Collaboratively Constructed Semantic Resources and their Applications to NLP

8. TextGraphs-7 (13 July 2012): Graph-based Methods for Natural Language Processing

9. SSST-6 (12 July 2012): Sixth Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation

10. DSSD (12 July 2012): Detecting Structure in Scholarly Discourse

11. NEWS2012 (12 July 2012): 4th Named Entities Workshop


:: ACL 50th Anniversary Lectures


Speaker 1: Mark Johnson (http://web.science.mq.edu.au/~mjohnson/)

Speaker 2: Aravind K. Joshi (http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~joshi/)

Speaker 3: ACL 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


:: (Reminder) Hotel reservation and visa information


[Hotel reservation]

Accommodation reservation is available at http://www.acl2012.org/accommodation/sub01.asp.

Official hotel (The Shilla Jeju)

- Download a reservation form from the reservation Web page - Complete the form and email it to acl2012.conference at gmail.com


- Click the link for sub-hotel reservation - Fill up your personal information in the linked site

Hostels for students

- More than 10 hostels are listed - Follow the instructions for Sub-Hotel reservation

[Traveling directly to Jeju]

Entry to Jeju island directly does not require visa (i.e. visa-free entry) except for the following countries: Afghanistan, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Kosobo, Libya, Macedonia, Nigeria, Palestine, Sudan, and Syria.

[Traveling via Seoul and others]

Entry to Korea (e.g. through Incheon International Airport) requires visa except for some countries. For detailed information for visa issuance, please refer to http://www.mofat.go.kr/ENG/visa/application/index.jsp?menu=m_40_10.

If you need an invitation letter for obtaining a visa, you can request one by email (acl2012.conference at gmail.com). Please state your full name on passport and address and also attach the acceptance letter of your paper.

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