[Corpora-List] SEPLN 2020 Important Announcement

Mon Apr 6 16:34:25 CEST 2020


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XXXVI International Conference of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing

SEPLN 2020

Given the WHO statement declaring the Covid 19 Coronavirus a pandemic and urging preventive measures to be taken with various actions, including the suspension of international events where many people attend, the SEPLN Steering Committee has decided to cancel the face-to-face celebration that was to take place in September in Málaga, with the intention of preventing contagion and safeguarding the health of the participants and holding a smaller version of the congress online.

The SEPLN Steering Committee wants to communicate that although the holding of the congress has been affected by recent events, the publication of the journal will not be affected, although the deadline for submission of papers will be extended to the 30th of April. There will not be any publication cost for authors.

September 23rd to 25th 2020 (virtual conference) http://sepln2020.sepln.org/ https://congresocedi.es/

Introduction ----------------- The Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing (SEPLN) is pleased to invite you to participate in the 36th edition of the SEPLN Conference.

The huge amount of information available in digital format and in different languages calls for systems to enable us to access this vast library in an increasingly more structured way. In this same area, there is a renewed interest in improving the information accessibility and information exploitation in multilingual environments. Most of the formal foundations for dealing appropriately with these necessities have been, and are still being, established in the area of Natural Language Processing and its many branches: Information extraction and retrieval, Question answering systems, Machine translation, Automatic analysis of textual content, Text summarization, Text generation, and Speech recognition and synthesis.

The main aim of the SEPLN Conference is to provide, both to the scientific community and to the industry, a forum where to present and share the latest research and developments in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP). The SEPLN Conference also gives the possibility to present real NLP applications, as well as different R+D projects.

Moreover, as in previous editions, there is the intention of identifying future guidelines or paths for basic research and foreseen software applications, in order to compare them against the market needs. Finally, the conference intends to be an appropriate forum in helping new professionals to become active members in this field.

Topics ---------------- Researchers and companies are encouraged to send communications, project abstracts or demonstrations related to any language technology topic including but not limited to the following:

- Linguistic, mathematic and psycholinguistic models of language. - Machine learning in NLP. - Computational lexicography and terminology. - Corpus linguistics. - Development of linguistic resources and tools. - Grammars and formalisms for morphological and syntactic analysis. - Semantics, pragmatics and discourse. - Lexical ambiguity resolution. - Monolingual and multilingual text generation. - Machine translation. - Speech synthesis and recognition. - Dialogue systems. - Audio indexing. - Monolingual and multilingual information extraction and retrieval. - Question answering systems. - Evaluation of NLP systems. - Automatic textual content analysis. - Sentiment analysis and opinion mining. - Plagiarism detection. - Negation and speculation processing. - Text mining in blogosphere and social networks. - Text summarization. - Image retrieval. - NLP in biomedical domain. - NLP-based generation of teaching resources. - NLP for languages with limited resources. - NLP industrial applications.

Contact ---------------- All information related to the conference can be found in the web: http://sepln2020.sepln.org/

Important Dates ---------------------- Deadline for full papers, demos, and projects: April 30th 2020 Notifications: May 8th, 2020 Camera Ready: May 22nd, 2020 Conference: September 23rd-25th, 2020

Submission of contributions ------------------------------------ All contributions must be submitted electronically using the Myreview system (http://www.sepln.org/myreview-sepln65/).

Authors are encouraged to send theoretical or application-oriented proposals related to NLP. The proposals must include the following sections:

- The title of the communication. - An abstract in English and Spanish (maximum 150 words) and a list of keywords. - The paper can be written in Spanish or English. Its overall maximum length will be 8 pages, including references. - The documents must not include headers or footers. - Papers should NOT include the names of the authors. - The papers proposed will be reviewed at least by three reviewers, and can be accepted to be presented either as posters or as communications, depending on the program necessities. However, no distinction will be made between communications and posters in the printed version of the SEPLN journal.

Project and Demos ------------------------- As in previous editions, the organizers encourage participants to give oral presentations of R&D projects and demos of systems or tools related to the NLP field. For oral presentations on R&D projects to be accepted, the following information must be included: - Project title. - Author name, affiliation, address, e-mail and phone number. - Funding institutions. - Research Groups participating in the project - Abstract - Maximum length: 4 pages including references. For demonstrations to be accepted, the following information is mandatory: - Demo title. - Author name, affiliation, address, e-mail and phone number. - Abstract - Maximum length: 4 pages including references. - Time estimation for the whole presentation.

Important Note on Camera Ready ---------------------------------------------- The final version of the paper (camera ready) should be submitted together with a cover letter explaining how the suggestions of the reviewers were implemented in the final version. This cover letter will be taking in mind in order to accept or finally reject the selected paper. The format of the SEPLN journal must be followed. You can get more information at http://www.sepln.org/home-2/revista/instrucciones-autor/.

Organizing Committee ------------------------------------- Eugenio Martínez Cámara. University of Granada (Spain) Flor Miriam Plaza del Arco. University of Jaén (Spain) Pilar López Úbeda. University of Jaén (Spain) Luis Alfonso Ureña López. University of Jaén (Spain) Patricio Martínez Barco. University of Alicante (Spain) Paloma Martínez Fernández. University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Fco Javier Hortelano Ruiz. University of Jaén (Spain).

Conference Website: http://sepln2020.sepln.org/

Paloma Martínez

Directora del Departamento de Informática / Head of Computer Science and Engineering Department Human Language and Accessibility Technologies Group (hulat.inf.uc3m.es <http://labda.inf.uc3m.es>) Universidad Carlos III de Madrid @Grupo_HULAT -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 8396 bytes Desc: not available URL: <https://mailman.uib.no/public/corpora/attachments/20200406/61f64a27/attachment.txt>

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