Appel: COLING-2012

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Jul 24 20:36:42 UTC 2012

Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:28:49 +0530
From: Christian Boitet <Christian.Boitet at>
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Call for papers (v.2b) COLING-2012, Mumbai, India, 8-15 Dec. 2012
Call for Papers 
	(Version 2b, 2012-07-24)

The 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics
December 8 - 15, 2012
Mumbai, India

The International Committee on Computational Linguistics (ICCL) is
pleased to announce the 24th International Conference on Computational
Linguistics (COLING 2012), at IIT Bombay (Mumbai, India). We look
forward to welcoming you to the home of the world's first computational
linguist, Panini. COLING will cover a broad spectrum of technical areas
related to natural language and computation. The conference will include
full papers (oral presentations), short papers (poster presentations),
demonstrations, tutorials, and workshops. We invite the submission of
papers on original and unpublished research, on all theoretical and
practical aspects of computational linguistics.

Topics of Interest

COLING 2012 solicits papers, posters and demonstrations on original and
unpublished research on the following topics, including, but not limited

1. Indian language technology
2. Underresourced languages
3. Morphology & POS tagging
4. Grammar and formalisms
5. Parsing
6. Semantics
7. Discourse and pragmatics
8. Coreference resolution
9. Ontologies and terminology
10. Textual entailment
11. Resources and annotation
12. Psychological and neurological modelling
13. Empirical machine translation
14. Expert or hybrid machine translation
15. Hybrid man+machine architectures & human factors
16. Information retrieval
17. Summarization
18. Named Entity recognition
19. Word Sense Disambiguation
20. Sentiment and text classification
21. Information & content extraction, text mining
22. Question answering
23. Speech recognition and synthesis
24. Software internationalization & localization
25. Deployment of NLP-based applications, software integration & quality
26. Natural Language Generation

Instructions to Authors

1. Three communication formats: full papers (14 A5 sized pages with any
   number of reference pages), short papers (8 A5 sized pages with any
   number of reference pages) and demo papers (6 A5 sized pages with any
   number of reference pages).

2. Three presentation formats: Oral for full paper, Poster for short
   paper, Demo.

3. Papers are in English. However, if an author so wishes s/he may add
   elements in another language (L2): a title, an abstract and keywords
   on the first page, and if s/he wishes, 2 pages (a synopsis) in L2,
   beginning on page 2. Such papers will have 14+2 (or 8+2, or 6+2)
   pages, plus any number of pages for reference.

   DUMMIES LIKE John DOE_1, Jack DOE_2.

5. Papers must conform to official COLING 2012 style guidelines (LaTeX
   and Microsoft Word templates given on the web site).

6. Submission and reviewing will be on-line, managed by the START
   system. The only accepted format for submitted papers is
   PDF. Supplementary material - if any, in the form of tools or
   resources - must be in the form of a single .zip or a .tgz archive
   file with a maximum size of 10MB; otherwise there are no constraints
   on its format. Submissions, together with all supplementary material,
   must be uploaded on the START system by the submission deadlines;
   submissions after that time will not be reviewed.  

   To minimize network congestion, we request authors to upload their
   submissions as early as possible (especially if they contain large
   supplementary material files).

   The link for the "Call For Papers" is

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