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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   ACL 2007 Workshop on Deep Linguistic Processing: Second and Final Call for Papers
From:   Timothy Baldwin
Email:   tim_(on)_csse.unimelb.edu.au
Date received:   21 Mar 2007
Deadline:   26 Mar 2007
Start date:   28 Jun 2007

# Apologies for cross-postings Second and Final Call for Papers ACL 2007 Workshop on Deep Linguistic Processing Workshop to be held at ACL 2007 June 28th, 2007 Prague, Czech Republic http://www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/~tim/events/acl2007-deep/ Paper submission deadline: March 26th, 2007 Invited Speaker: ANETTE FRANK (DFKI) -------------- Background ---------- This workshop is aimed at bringing together the different computational linguistic sub-communities which model language predominantly by way of theoretical syntax, either in the form of a particular theory (e.g. CCG, HPSG, LFG, LTAG+, the Prague School) or a more general framework which draws on theoretical and descriptive linguistics. We characterise this style of computational linguistic research as "deep linguistic processing", due to it aspiring to model the complexity of natural language in rich linguistic representations. Deep linguistic processing has traditionally been concerned with grammar development. The linguistic precision and complexity of the grammars meant that they had to be manually developed and maintained, and were computationally expensive to run. With recent developments in computer hardware, parsing/generation algorithms and statistical learning theory, the way has been opened for deep linguistic processing to be successfully applied to an ever-growing range of languages, domains and applications. This workshop aims to foster existing and new relationships between groups working on deep linguistic processing, highlighting the considerable linguistic, developmental and algorithmic commonalities shared by the various approaches. In the spirit of cross-comparison and collaboration, we will focus on: - grammar engineering (e.g. frameworks for grammar evaluation, best practice in grammar engineering, cross-linguistic/formalism generalisations & comparisons, semantic representation) - treebanking (e.g. frameworks for treebank evaluation/normalisation, grammar extraction/induction, the interface between grammar engineering and treebanking, treebanking methodologies, cross-linguistic/formalism generalisations & comparisons) - system development (e.g. grammar profiling, system integration, preprocessing strategies, robustness enhancement) - parser/generator development (e.g. algorithm development, grammar reversibility, efficiency, evaluation) - machine learning for deep linguistic processing (e.g. parse selection/ranking, supertagging, deep lexical acquisition, grammar induction) - applications of deep linguistic processing (e.g. information extraction, question answering, machine translation, dialogue systems, CALL) Papers are invited on substantial, original, and unpublished research concerning deep linguistic processing. The submission deadline is March 26th, 2007. Submissions: ------------ Submissions should follow the two-column format of ACL proceedings and should not exceed eight (8) pages, including references. We strongly recommend the use of the LaTeX style files or Microsoft Word document template that will be made available on the conference Web site (http://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/acl2007/). We reserve the right to reject submissions that do not conform to these styles, including font size restrictions. As reviewing will be blind, the paper should not include the authors' names and affiliations. Furthermore, self-references that reveal the author's identity, e.g., "We previously showed (Smith, 1991) ...", should be avoided. Instead, use citations such as "Smith previously showed (Smith, 1991) ...". Papers that do not conform to these requirements will be rejected without review. Submission will be electronic. The only accepted format for submitted papers is Adobe PDF. The papers must be submitted no later than March 26th, 2007. Papers submitted after that time will not be reviewed. All submissions should be made via the web form at: http://www.softconf.com/acl07/ACL07-WS7/ Questions regarding the submission procedure should be directed to the workshop organisers at acl2007-deep_(on)_unimelb.edu.au If a paper is being submitted to another conference or workshop, then the workshop organisers must be informed. The START submission page will contain the possibility to enter this information. Important Dates: ---------------- Paper submission deadline - March 26th Notification of acceptance - April 20th Camera ready copies due - May 7th Workshop - June 28th Workshop Organisers: -------------------- Timothy Baldwin (University of Melbourne) Mark Dras (Macquarie University) Julia Hockenmaier (University of Pennsylvania) Tracy Holloway King (PARC) Gertjan van Noord (University of Groningen) Program Committee: -------------------------------- Jason Baldridge (University of Texas at Austin) Emily Bender (University of Washington) Raffaella Bernardi (University of Bolzano) Gosse Bouma (University of Groningen) Ted Briscoe (University of Cambridge) Miriam Butt (University of Konstanz) Aoife Cahill (Stuttgart University) David Chiang (ISI) Stephen Clark (Oxford University) Ann Copestake (University of Cambridge) Anette Frank (DFKI) Laura Kallmeyer (Tuebingen University) Ron Kaplan (Powerset) Martin Kay (Stanford University/Saarland University) Valia Kordoni (Saarland University) Rob Malouf (San Diego State University) Yusuke Miyao (University of Tokyo) Anoop Sarkar (Simon Fraser University) Mark Steedman (University of Edinburgh) Aline Villavicencio (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul) Shuly Winter (University of Haifa) _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list
 

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