Appel: 4th Meeting RST and Discourse Studies

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Fri Mar 1 20:02:04 UTC 2013

Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:36:37 +0100
From: Juan-Manuel Torres <juan-manuel.torres at>
Message-ID: <5130CB05.7060203 at>


Fortaleza/Ceará (Brazil), October 23, 2013

"RST and discourse studies" workshop gathers researchers, professors and
students of Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or Information
Science who work with Rhetorical Structure Theory (MANN and THOMPSON,
1988) or similar theories and models. The goal is to enable the showing
of researches carried out in different institutions and research groups
in different countries.
The 4th edition of the workshop will be held on the October 23rd, 2013,
as a satellite meeting of the 9th Brazilian Symposium in Information and
Human Language Technology (STIL –, in Fortaleza,

The 1st edition of the workshop was held at 16thIntercâmbio de Pesquisas
em Linguística Aplicada (InPLA), in 2007, at PUC-SP. The second edition,
in 2009, was named "Brazilian RST Meeting" within STIL in São Carlos
( The 3rd workshop "RST and Discourse
Studies" was also held within STIL (2011) in Cuiabá

Arantza Diaz de Ilarraza (University of the Basque Country)
Horacio Saggion (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Iria da Cunha (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Juan-Manuel Torres (Laboratoire Informatique d'Avignon)
Juliano Desiderato Antonio (Universidade Estadual de Maringá)
Lucia Rino (Universidade Federal de São Carlos)
Maite Taboada (Simon Fraser University)
Maria Beatriz Nascimento Decat (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)
Maria Eduarda Giering (Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos)
Mikel Iruskieta (University of the Basque Country)
Thiago Pardo (Universidade de São Paulo)

Mikel Iruskieta (University of the Basque Country)
Juliano Desiderato Antonio (Universidade Estadual de Maringá)

Participants may submit full papers or extended abstracts to
encontro.rst.2013 at until May 3rd, 2013. The full paper should
be no more than eight pages (including tables and figures) length, with
two additional pages for references. The extended abstract should be no
more than four pages length and one additional page for references.

Each paper [without the name(s) of the author(s)] will be sent to two
members of the scientific committee, who will point out if the paper
should be accepted or not. In case the paper is accepted, members of the
committee will suggest whether the paper should be presented as a talk
or as a poster. In case the paper is granted a positive and a negative
evaluation, a third evaluation will be necessary. Acceptance
notifications will be published by May 31th, 2013.

Final camera-ready papers or extended abstracts must be sent by June
23rd, 2013 to be published in the online conference proceedings (under

The model for the full paper or for the extended abstract is available
Papers and extended abstracts which are not according to the model will
not be published.

Authors of the accepted papers must register for STIL until the deadline
for extended abstract or full paper submission. Otherwise their papers
will not be published in the proceedings.

Participants must register for STIL at

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