Appel: IWPT'09 (Short papers) Deadline extension until the 22 July, 2009

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Jul 7 19:53:40 UTC 2009

Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 19:27:20 +0200
From: DJamé Seddah <djame.seddah at>
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Note that the short papers' deadline has been extended to the 22 July,  

Call for Papers

IWPT 2009

11th International Conference on Parsing Technologies

Sponsored by ACL/SIGPARSE

October 7 - 9, 2009

Paris, France


ACL/SIGPARSE will host the 11th International Conference on Parsing
Technologies (IWPT'09) on October 7 - 9, 2009 in Paris, France, at the
University of Paris 7.

IWPT'09 continues the tradition of biennial workshops on parsing
technology organized by SIGPARSE, the Special Interest Group on
Parsing of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). The
first workshop, in Pittsburgh and Hidden Valley, was followed by
workshops in Cancun (Mexico) in 1991; Tilburg (Netherlands) and Durbuy
(Belgium) in 1993; Prague and Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic) in 1995;
Boston/Cambridge (Massachusetts) in 1997; Trento (Italy) in 2000;
Beijing (China) in 2001; in Nancy (France) in 2003; in Vancouver
(Canada) (2005); and in Prague (Czech Republic) in 2007.

Topics of interest for IWPT'09
Topics of interest for IWPT'09 include, but are not limited to:

theoretical and practical studies of parsing and transduction
algorithms for natural language sentences, texts, fragments,
dialogues, ill-formed sentences, speech input, multi-dimensional
(pictorial) or signed languages, multimedia (web) documents; parsing
issues arising or viewed in a multimodal and multilingual context;
parsing in relation to semantic and pragmatic information and
communication; cognitive aspects of grammar and their impact on
Knowledge-based and data-driven approaches are equally welcome.

Time schedule: (short paper deadline has been extended to the 22 July,
Deadline for full paper submission: 29 May, 2009
Full papers notification of acceptance: 1 July, 2009
Deadline for short paper submission: 22 July, 2009
Short papers notification of acceptance:  20 August, 2009
Final papers due: 1 September, 2009
Conference: 7 - 9 October, 2009

Submitting Papers
Two types of submissions are invited:

- full papers, to be presented as such during the conference and to be
  published in the conference proceedings (maximally 12 pages);

- short papers, to be presented at the conference in the form of a
  poster plus a summary oral presentation in a short-paper session;
  four-page summaries will be published in the conference proceedings.

Submissions of either type should describe original work. Full papers
should be concerned with completed work or intermediate results of
ongoing work, rather than with intended work, and should indicate
clearly the state of completion of the reported results. Short papers
may describe planned or starting research or untested ideas.

A paper accepted for presentation at IWPT 2009 cannot be presented or
have been presented at any other meeting with publicly available
published proceedings. Papers that are being submitted to other
conferences or workshops must indicate this on the title page, as must
papers that contain significant overlap with previously published

The reviewing of the papers will be blind. The paper should not
include the authors' names and affiliations. Furthermore,
self-citations and other references (e.g. to projects, corpora, or
software) that could reveal the author's identity should be
avoided. For example, instead of "We previously showed (Smith, 1991)
...", write "Smith previously showed (Smith, 1991) ...".

Instructions for authors
Prospective authors are invited to send their submissions through the
electronic submission page of the conference. The only accepted format
for submitted papers is PDF. Full papers should not exceed 12 pages;
short papers should not exceed 4 pages.

Detailed formatting and submission instructions for authors will be
available through the IWPT'09 home page at:

For all inquiries send mail to eric.de_la_clergerie at or to
harry.bunt at

Programme Committee
All submitted papers will be reviewed by (or under the supervision of)
the international IWPT'09 Programme Committee, consisting of the
following members:

Philippe Blache (CNRS/Provence University, Aix-en-Provence, France)
Harry Bunt (TiCC, Tilburg University, Netherlands)
David Chiang(USC/ISI, Marina del Rey, USA)
John Carroll (University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)
Stephen Clarck (Oxford Unniversity, UK)
Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie (INRIA, Rocquencourt, France) (chair)
Jason Eisner (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA)
James Henderson (University of Edinburgh,UK)
Julia Hockenmaier (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)
Aravind Joshi (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)
Ronald Kaplan (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, USA)
Martin Kay (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, USA)
Dan Klein (UC Berkeley, USA)
Sadao Kurohashi (University of Kyoto, Japan)
Alon Lavie (Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA)
Rob Malouf (San Diego State University, USA)
Yuji Matsumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
Bob Moore (Microsoft, Redmond, USA)
Mark-Jan Nederhof (University of St. Andrews, Scotland)
Joakim Nivre (University of Uppsala, Sweden)
Gertjan van Noord (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
Stephan Oepen (University of Oslo, Norway)
Stefan Riezler (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, USA)
Giorgio Satta (University of Padua, Italy)
Kenji Sagae (Institute for Creative Technologies, Marina del Rey, USA)
Khalil Sima'an (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Hozumi Tanaka (Chukyo University, Japan)
K. Vijay-Shanker (University of Delaware, USA)
Eric Wehrli (LATL, University of Geneva, Switzerland)
David Weir (University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)
Shuly Wintner (University of Haifa, Israel)
Dekai Wu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)

General Chair: Harry Bunt (Tilburg University, Netherlands)

Program Chair: Eric Villemonte de la Clergerie (INRIA, Rocqencourt,  

Logistic Arrangements Chair: Laurence Danlos (University of Paris 7,  

Further information
Additional information about IWPT'09 is available at the URL:

At the site
there is also information about previous IWPTs, proceedings, books
based on IWPTs, and SIGPARSE related activities.

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