[Corpora-List] Final call for workshops: IWCS 2019, second round

Asad Sayeed asayeed at coli.uni-saarland.de
Wed Dec 5 00:27:14 CET 2018


This call for workshop proposals is still open and due December 10th, see below.

Yours, --Asad.

On 2018-11-19 06:18 PM, Asad Sayeed wrote:
>
> [We have space in our conference facility for more workshops, so here
> is another call due Dec 10. Sorry for the spam to those who are on
> multiple of the above lists.]
>
> CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS -- SECOND ROUND
>
>
> 13th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS)
>
> University of Gothenburg, Sweden
>
> 23-27th May 2019
>
>
> https://sites.google.com/view/iwcs2019/home
> <https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fsites.google.com%2Fview%2Fiwcs2019%2Fhome&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHYfxfmhz6qGRSpvN3QeQPAi92oog>
>
>
>
> IWCS is the bi-yearly meeting of SIGSEM [1], the ACL special interest
> group on semantics [2]; this year's edition is hosted by the Centre of
> Linguistic Theory and Studies in Probability (CLASP) [3] at the
> Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science (FLoV) [4]
> and will be held at the Wallenberg Conference Centre of University of
> Gothenburg [5].
>
>
> [1] http://sigsem.org/
> <http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fsigsem.org%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNGuDEg93KODtKr3rVXCdFTfbNNp-g>
>
> [2] http://aclweb.org/
> <http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Faclweb.org%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNGSUdQ4knnnAPOwKlQtj456tCwd8Q>
>
> [3] https://clasp.gu.se/
> <https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fclasp.gu.se%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHwbiKKXk4pLM9bOJh7DxveihO_kw>
>
> [4] https://flov.gu.se/english
> <https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fflov.gu.se%2Fenglish&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNEGHjmH5ez7hFpAEnt8bH9BOyGXJg>
>
> [5]
> https://www.gu.se/english/conferences/conference-packages/wallenberg
> <https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gu.se%2Fenglish%2Fconferences%2Fconference-packages%2Fwallenberg&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNGZtOjyhTPoWG_uL5_Req4b2S4Bgg>
>
>
> The aim of the IWCS conference is to bring together researchers
> interested in any aspects of the computation, annotation, extraction,
> and representation of meaning in natural language, whether from a
> lexical or structural semantic perspective. IWCS embraces both
> symbolic and machine learning approaches to computational semantics,
> and everything in between. The main conference will be run from 25-27
> May 2019, preceded by workshops on 23-24 May.
>
> Topics of interest
>
>
> The areas of interest for the conference include all computational
> aspects of meaning of natural language within written, spoken, or
> multimodal communication. Papers are invited on topics in these and
> closely related areas, including the following:
>
>
> * representation of meaning
>
> * syntax-semantics interface
>
> * representing and resolving semantic ambiguity
>
> * shallow and deep semantic processing and reasoning
>
> * hybrid symbolic and statistical approaches to representing semantics
>
> * alternative approaches to compositional semantics
>
> * inference methods for computational semantics
>
> * recognising textual entailment
>
> * learning by reading
>
> * methodologies and practices for semantic annotation
>
> * machine learning of semantic structures
>
> * statistical semantics
>
> * computational aspects of lexical semantics
>
> * semantics and ontologies
>
> * semantic web and natural language processing
>
> * semantic aspects of language generation
>
> * semantic relations in discourse and dialogue
>
> * semantics and pragmatics of dialogue acts
>
> * multimodal and grounded approaches to computing meaning
>
> * semantics-pragmatics interface
>
>
>
> SUBMISSION INFORMATION
>
>
> Proposals for workshops should contain:
>
>
> * A title and brief (2-page max) description of the workshop topic and
> content.
>
> * An estimate of the audience size
>
>
> * The names, postal addresses, and email addresses of the organisers,
> with one-paragraph statements of their research interests and areas of
> expertise.
>
> * A list of potential members of the program committee, with an
> indication of which members have already agreed.
>
> * A description of special requirements for technical needs.
>
> * Whether you prefer a half or a full day workshop
>
>
>
> Proposals should be submitted by email to
>
>
> iwcs2019 at easychair.org <mailto:iwcs2019 at easychair.org>
>
>
> as soon as possible, but no later than 10th December 2018.
>
>
> Notification of acceptance of workshop proposals will occur no later
> than 20th December 2018.
>
>
> AFTER ACCEPTANCE
>
>
> Organisers of accepted workshops must provide descriptions of their
> workshops, for inclusion in the conference registration material, by
> 20th January 2019. The description must be provided in two formats: an
> ASCII version that can be included with the email announcement, and an
> HTML version that can be included on the conference home page. These
> descriptions should be mailed to: iwcs2019 at easychair.org
> <mailto:iwcs2019 at easychair.org>
>
>
> The final workshop materials must be received by the IWCS organisers
> by 2nd May 2019. This includes the detailed proceedings (camera-ready
> versions of papers), which will be made available electronically, as
> well as a short workshop program, which will be printed together with
> the main conference program.
>
>
> FINANCES
>
>
> Workshops must be financially self-supporting. The conference
> organisers will establish registration rates so as to provide the
> room, audio-visual equipment, internet access, snacks for breaks, and
> the workshop proceedings.
>
>
> IMPORTANT DATES
>
>
> 10th December 2018 Workshop proposal submissions due
>
> 20th December 2018 Workshop proposal notification of acceptance
>
> 20th January 2019 Workshop description mailed to IWCS organisers
>
> 2nd May 2019 Workshop material due to IWCS organisers
>
> 23rd-24th May 2019 Workshop date
>
>
>
> Local organisation
>
>
> Local Chairs: Stergios Chatzikyriakidis, Simon Dobnik
>
> Workshops: Asad Sayeed
>
> Student Track: Vlad Maraev and Kathrein Abu Kwaik
>
> Hackathon: TBA
>
>
>
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