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Important Dates


Call for Papers

THE 10th CONFERENCE ON
NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
(KONVENS 2010)

6-8 SEPTEMBER 2010
SAARLAND UNIVERSITY
SAARBRÜCKEN, GERMANY

CALL FOR PAPERS

Topics

We welcome contributions on research, development, applications and evaluation, covering all areas of natural language processing, ranging from basic questions to practical implementations of natural language resources, components and systems.

Central theme of the 10th KONVENS is

"Semantic approaches in Natural Language Processing".

We especially encourage the submission of contributions addressing linguistic aspects of meaning. Topics of interest include deep as well as shallow approaches, and knowledge-based as well as data-driven methods for modelling and acquiring semantic information. We equally encourage submissions on the use of semantic information in applications of language technology. Submissions should describe unpublished research or innovative industrial applications.

Young researchers in particular are encouraged to present their completed work for discussion.

Important Dates

  • May 03, 2010    Paper submissions due
  • June 15, 2010    Notification of acceptance
  • July 17, 2010    Camera-ready copy due

Formats

We welcome two types of contributions:

  • Full papers for oral presentation (8 pages + references)
  • Short papers for presentation as posters (4 pages + references)

Short papers/posters can be combined with a system demonstration. All submissions must be made electronically through the conference website. Reviews will be anonymous. Accepted full and short papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

The conference languages are English and German. We encourage the submission of contributions in English.

Submissions should not exceed 8 pages plus references for full papers or 4 pages plus references for short papers/posters. Submission will be electronic, managed by the EasyChair system. The only accepted format for submitting papers is Adobe PDF. Submissions must conform to the formatting guidelines, which can be found here.

Final submissions

Final submissions must conform to the formatting guidelines, which can be found here.


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