[Corpora-List] CFP: Applied Natural Language Processing Special Track at FLAIRS-31, Melbourne, Florida, USA

Fazel Keshtkar fazelk at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 15:08:59 CET 2017

Dear All,

Please share ANLP Track in FLAIRS-31, Melbourne, Florida, USA- May 21-23, 2018.

thanks, -fazel

******************************************************* Fazel Keshtkar, PhD., Assistant Professor St John's University, Dept. of Computer Science 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439 Email: keshtkaf at stjohns.edu Web: https://sites.google.com/view/fazel/

On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 4:40 PM, Fazel Keshtkar <fazelk at gmail.com> wrote:

> Applied Natural Language Processing
> Special Track at FLAIRS-31, Melbourne, Florida, USA
> Organizers:
> • Fazel Keshtkar, ST. JOHN’S University (keshtkaf at stjohns.edu)
> • Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Hamtone University, (
> chutima.boonthum at hamptonu.edu)
> Full Title: Applied Natural Language Processing
> Date: May 21 – 23, 2018
> Call Deadline: November 20, 2017
> Location: Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront, Florida, USA
> Web Site: https://sites.google.com/site/
> flairsanlp2017/flairsanlp2018
> Field(s): Natural Language Processing, Computational
> Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, NLP in Educational
> Data, Tutoring Systems
> Email: Fazel Keshtkar (keshtkaf at stjohns.edu)
> Chutima Boonthum-Denecke (chutima.boonthum at hamptonu.edu)
> Applied Natural Language Processing
> Special Track at
> The 30th International FLAIRS Conference
> In cooperation with the American Association for Artificial Intelligence
> Melbourne, Florida, USA
> May 21 - 23, 2018
> Paper submission deadline: November 20, 2017.
> Notifications: January 22, 2018.
> Camera ready version due: February 26, 2018.
> All accepted papers will be published in FLAIRS proceedings by the AAAI.
> Call for Papers
> What is ANLP?
> The track on Applied Natural Language Processing is a forum for
> researchers working in natural language processing (NLP)/computational
> linguistics(CL) and related areas. The rapid pace of development of online
> materials, most of them in textual form or text combined with other media
> (visual, audio), has led to a revived interest for tools capable to
> understand, organize and mine those materials. Novel human-computer
> interfaces, for instance talking heads, can benefit from language
> understanding and generation techniques with big impact on user
> satisfaction. Moreover, language can facilitate human-computer interaction
> for the handicapped (no typing needed) and elderly leading to an ever
> increasing user base for computer systems.
> What is the GOAL of the track?
> The goal of the ANLP track is to inform researchers as to current project
> and studies that identify, investigate, and (begin to) resolve issues that
> relate to human/computer language interaction.
> Who might be interested?
> Papers and contributions on traditional basic and applied language
> processing issues are welcome as well as novel challenges to the NLP/CL
> community: BioNLP, spam filtering, security, multilingual processing,
> learning environments, Educational Data Mining, Learning Analytics
> Knowledge, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Dialog Systems, Big Data,
> multimodal communication, etc. We also encourage papers in information
> retrieval, speech processing, Data Mining, and machine learning that
> present novel approaches that can benefit from or have an impact on NLP/CL.
> What kind of studies will be of interest?
> We invite highly original papers that describe work in, but not limited
> to, the following areas:
> • NL-based representations and knowledge systems
> • Lexical Semantics
> • Syntax
> • Co-reference Resolution
> • Word Sense Disambiguation
> • Text Cohesion and Coherence
> • Educational Data Mining
> • Learning Analytics Knowledge
> • Tutoring and Dialoge Systems
> • Dialogue Management Systems
> • Language Generation
> • Language Models
> • Human Computer Interfaces –
> • Multimodal human-computer communication
> • Human-computer communication channel for handicapped and elderly
> • NL in Learning Environments
> • Machine Learning applied to NL problems
> • Multilingual Processing
> • Standardization, Language Resources, Corpora Building and Annotation
> Languages
> • Semantic Web, Ontologies, Reasoning
> • Semantic Similarity Metrics
> • Applications: Machine Translation, Information Retrieval,
> Summarization, Intelligent
> • Tutoring, Question Answering, Information Extraction and others
> • Other related topics
> Note: We invite original papers (i.e. work not previously submitted, in
> submission, or to be submitted to another conference during the reviewing
> process).
> Submission Guidelines
> Interested authors should format their papers according to AAAI formatting
> guidelines. The papers should be original work (i.e., not submitted, in
> submission, or submitted to another conference while in review). Papers
> should not exceed 6 pages (4 pages for a poster) and are due by November
> 16, 2015. For FLAIRS-29, the 2016 conference, the reviewing is a double
> blind process. Fake author names and affiliations must be used on submitted
> papers to provide double-blind reviewing. Papers must be submitted as PDF
> through the EasyChair conference system, which can be accessed through the
> main conference web site (http://www.flairs-31.info/). Note: do not use a
> fake name for your EasyChair login - your EasyChair account information is
> hidden from reviewers. Authors should indicate the [your track name]
> special track for submissions. The proceedings of FLAIRS will be published
> by the AAAI. Authors of accepted papers will be required to sign a form
> transferring copyright of their contribution to AAAI. FLAIRS requires that
> there be at least one full author registration per paper.
> Please, check the website http://www.flairs-31.info/ for further
> information.
> • Conference Proceedings
> Papers will be refereed and all accepted papers will appear in the
> conference proceedings, which will be published by AAAI Press.
> Organizing Committee
> Fazel Keshtkar, ST JOHN’S University (keshtkaf at stjohns.edu)
> Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Hamtone University, (
> chutima.boonthum at hamptonu.edu)
> Current Program Committee
> Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Jadavpur University, India
> Lee Becker, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
> Cosmin Adrian Bejan, University of Southern California, USA
> Eric Bell, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
> Chutima Boonthum, Hampton University, USA
> Justin Brunelle, Old Dominion University, USA
> Nicoletta Calzolari, Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale, Italy
> Andrea Corradini, University of Southern Denmark, DK
> Asif Ekbal, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India
> Stefano Faralli, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
> Anna Feldman, Montclair State University, USA
> Katherine M Forbes Riley, University of Pittsburg, USA
> Christian Hempelmann, RiverGlass Inc. and Purdue University, USA
> Verena Henrich, University of Tubingen, Germany
> Diana Inkpen, University of Ottawa, Canada
> Pamela Jordan, University of Pittsburg, USA
> Christel Kemke, University of Manitoboa, Canada
> Fazel Keshtkar, Southeast Missouri State University, USA
> Travis Lamkin, University of Memphis, USA
> Mihai Lintean, University of Memphis, USA
> Xiaofei Lu, Pennsylvania State University, USA
> Mehdi Manshadi, University of Rochester, USA
> Phil McCarthy, University of Memphis, USA
> Manish Mehta, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
> Cristina Nicolae, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
> Nobal Niraula, University of Memphis, USA
> Constantin Orasan, University of Wolverhampton, UK
> Shiyan Ou, University of Wolverhampton, UK
> Gilles Richard, Paul Sabatier University, France
> Vasile Rus University of Memphis, USA
> Hansen A. Schwartz, University of Central Florida, USA
> Svetlana Stoyanchev, The Open University, UK
> Rene Venegas, Pontificia University, Chile
> Nina Wacholder, Rutgers University, USA
> Michael Wiegand, Saarland University, Germany
> Alistair Willis, The Open University, UK
> Soon Ae Chun, City University of New York, USA
> Fatiha Sadat, UQAM, Canada
> Further Information
> Questions regarding the Applied Natural Language Processing Special Track
> should be addressed to the track co-chairs:
> • Fazel Keshtkar, ST JOHN’S University (keshtkaf at stjohns.edu)
> • Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Hamtone University, (
> chutima.boonthum at hamptonu.edu)
> Questions regarding Special Tracks should be addressed to:
> Roman Barták, (bartak at ktiml.mff.cuni.cz)
> Conference Chair:
> Zdravko Markov, Central Connecticut State University, USA (
> markovz at ccsu.edu)
> Program Co-Chairs: Keith Brawner, Army Research Laboratory, USA (
> keith.w.brawner.civ at mail.mil
> Vasile Rus, University of Memphis, USA (vrus at memphis.edu)
> Special Tracks Coordinator: Roman Barták, Charles University, Prague,
> Czech Republic (bartak at ktiml.mff.cuni.cz)
> Invited Speakers
> To be announced
> Conference Web Sites
> Paper submission site: follow the link for submissions at
> http://www.flairs-31.info/
> FLAIRS-30 conference web page: http://www.flairs-31.info/
> Florida AI Research Society (FLAIRS): http://www.flairs.com
> *******************************************************
> Fazel Keshtkar, PhD., Assistant Professor
> St John's University, Dept. of Computer Science
> 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439
> Email: keshtkaf at stjohns.edu
> Voice: +1-718-990-3718 <(718)%20990-3718>
> Web: http://cstl-csm.semo.edu/fkeshtkar/mysite/index.html
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