The 8th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media Corpora will be held in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, from Thursday 24 to Friday 25 September 2020. It will be hosted by the Centre for Language Studies (CLS) of the Radboud University.
‘CMC-corpora 2020’ is the 8th edition of an annual conference series dedicated to the development, analysis, and processing of corpora of computer-mediated communication and social media for research in the humanities. The conference brings together language-centred research on CMC and social media in linguistics, communication sciences, media studies, and social sciences with research questions from the fields of corpus and computational linguistics, language and text technology, and machine learning.
We welcome submissions broadly related to CMC and corpora, including (but not limited to): • Development of CMC and social media corpora • Building CMC corpora: from data collection to publication • Open access data for CMC research: ethical and GDPR issues • Annotating CMC data: genres, linguistic aspects, metadata • Multimodal corpora • Big data corpora • Linguistic analysis of CMC and social media corpora • Sociolinguistic studies of CMC • Discourse analysis of CMC • Multimodal (incl. visual) aspects of CMC • Multilingualism and code-switching in CMC • Organizational use of CMC • Webcare in CMC • CMC in education • Natural language processing (NLP) of CMC and social media data • Normalization • PoS tagging • Lemmatization • Syntactic parsing • Text mining of CMC content • Information extraction from social media • Automatic summarization of CMC content • Author profiling
• deadline paper/abstract submission: Sunday 10 May 2020, 23:59 CET • notification of acceptance: Friday 19 June 2020 • deadline revised paper submission: Sunday 16 August 2020, 23:59 CET • deadline registration: idem (Sunday 16 August 2020, 23:59 CET) • conference: Thursday 24 – Friday 25 September 2020
We invite submissions for talks and for posters or software/corpus demonstrations on any topic relevant to the list of themes mentioned above. We invite two types of submissions: • short papers (2-4 pages, following the existing template) for oral presentations • abstracts (max. 300 words) for poster presentations Each paper and abstract will be double blind peer reviewed by two or three members of the scientific committee. Authors of accepted papers can present their work at the conference (30 minute timeslots: 20 minute talks, followed by 10 minutes of discussion). Authors of accepted abstracts can present their work in progress, early-stage research, software/corpus demonstrations during the poster session. At the start of the conference, all accepted papers will be made available in online proceedings. After the conference, speakers with the best short papers will be invited to submit extended papers for a special issue journal or a volume publication. Instructions for authors All submissions have to be written in English. The short papers for oral presentations should not exceed 4 pages and the paper format should adhere to the template which you can download at the website ( http://applejack.science.ru.nl/cmc2020//) . The abstracts for poster presentations should not exceed 300 words, bibliographical references not included. All contributions should be submitted through the online platform EasyChair: https://easychair.org/cfp/CMCCorpora2020.
Steering committee: o Michael Bei▀wenger, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany o Steven Coats, University of Oulu, Finland o Lisa Hilte, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Local organizing committee from Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands: o Iris Hendrickx o Lieke Verheijen o Lidwien van de Wijngaert
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