[Corpora-List] Call for Papers: AAAI Fall Symposium on Privacy and Language Technologies

Fei Liu feiliu at cs.ucf.edu
Sat Jul 2 20:42:59 CEST 2016

=============================================== AAAI Fall Symposium on Privacy and Language Technologies November 17-19, 2016 The Westin Arlington Gateway Arlington, Virginia ===============================================

For some general information on the AAAI Fall Symposium Series, check here: http://www.aaai.org/Symposia/Fall/fall-symposia.php

The purpose of this symposium is to jump-start the creation of a community of researchers interested in the intersection between language technologies and privacy. Our goal is to bring together researchers who work in either language technologies or in privacy but have an interest in both areas, as these two groups will benefit greatly from a forum to interact.

The time is ripe for a discussion of the relationship between language technologies and privacy. Computing applications are increasing their reliance on natural language, with technologies such as online social media, search engines, and spoken dialog systems enabling the collection of large amounts of language data for advertising, text mining, and other purposes. There is also an opportunity for language technologies to help people understand and protect their privacy by simplifying information they must understand (e.g., privacy policies or other legal documents) or helping them to reflect on the content they share (e.g., social media posts).

This symposium will invite original research contributions and position papers on the intersection of privacy and language technologies. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Analysis of privacy policies and related legal documents

Semantics of privacy practices and regulations

Privacy for users of online social media

Language-sourced ontologies and knowledge bases for privacy

Privacy in dialogue systems

Privacy in speech and spoken language processing

User studies of privacy-supportive language technologies

We plan for an interactive mix of oral presentations, roundtable discussions, and a poster session.

Submissions may take the form of:

Long papers (5-8 pages in AAAI format, including references) for oral presentation

Short papers (up to 4 pages in AAAI format, including references) for poster presentation

Submissions should not be anonymized. The review process will be single-blind, with anonymous reviewers. Here is the submission page: https://easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?key=40115536.K93328ZzdzqvGoIO

Proceedings will appear as a technical report in AAAI’s digital library.

For questions, contact the organizers at plt2016.organizers at gmail.com.

Student Support

Students who are first-listed authors on their submissions can apply for a limited amount of travel support from the symposium. If you are eligible and wish to apply, please submit a brief statement (PDF format, 500 words or fewer) to plt2016.organizers at gmail.com by the submission date. The statement should contain your name, the title and ID number of your submission, and a description of your research interests and your goals for attending the symposium. The amount of support per student will be determined after acceptance notifications have been made.

Important Dates

July 22: Deadline for submission of long and short papers August 12: Acceptance/rejection notification September 8: Camera-ready deadline September 23: Registration deadline for participants November 17-19: Symposium


Shomir Wilson (lead organizer) (Carnegie Mellon University) Fei Liu (University of Central Florida) Alessandro Oltramari (Carnegie Mellon University)

Program Committee

Alessandro Acquisti (Carnegie Mellon University) Micah Altman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Sadia Afroz (University of California, Berkeley) Alan Black (Carnegie Mellon University) Karl Branting (MITRE) Travis Breaux (Carnegie Mellon University) Aylin Caliskan-Islam (Princeton University) Varun Chandola (SUNY Buffalo) Stephen Chong (Harvard University) Tim Finin (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) Kambiz Ghazinour (Kent State University) Rachel Greenstadt (Drexel University) Wei Jiang (Missouri Institute of Science and Technology) Patrick Gage Kelley (University of New Mexico) Krzysztof Janowicz (University of California, Santa Barbara) Huan Liu (Arizona State University) Bo Luo (University of Kansas) Xiapu Luo (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) Amir Masoumzadeh (SUNY Albany) Aaron Massey (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) Doug Oard (University of Maryland) Sameer Patil (New York University) Victor Raskin (Purdue University) Norman Sadeh (Carnegie Mellon University) Florian Schaub (Carnegie Mellon University) Katie Shilton (University of Maryland) Julia Taylor (Purdue University) Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan (Kno.e.sis Center, Wright State University) Hui Wang (Stevens Institute of Technology) Tao Xie (University of Illinois) Yaxing Yao (Syracuse University) Lina Zhou (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

For more information, please see: *https://sites.google.com/site/fsplt2016/ <https://sites.google.com/site/fsplt2016/>*

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