CfP: LACompLing2017 - Logic and Algorithms in Computational Linguistics 2017

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CfP: LACompLing2017 - Logic and Algorithms in Computational Linguistics 2017

Roussanka Loukanova
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                        CALL FOR PAPERS

                          Workshop on
Logic and Algorithms in Computational Linguistics 2017 (LACompLing2017)
                   Stockholm, August 18-19, 2017

        http://staff.math.su.se/rloukanova/LACompLing17.html

     * Submission deadline for regular papers: April 14, 2017 *
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                      Affiliated with the
26th Annual EACSL Conference on Computer Science Logic CSL'2017
                   Stockholm, 20--26 August 2017
                   https://www.csl17.conf.kth.se/

                        Co-located with:
                     Logic in Stockholm 2017
                  https://www.lis17.conf.kth.se/
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DESCRIPTION
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Computational linguistics studies natural language in its various
manifestations from a computational point of view, both on the
theoretical level (modeling grammar modules dealing with natural
language form and meaning, and the relation between these two) and on
the practical level (developing applications for language and speech
technology). Right from the start in the 1950ties, there have been
strong links with computer science and logic - one can think of
Chomsky's contributions to the theory of formal languages and
automata, or Lambek's logical modeling of natural language syntax. The
workshop assesses the place of computer science logic in present day
computational linguistics. It intends to be a forum for presenting new
results as well as work in progress.
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SCOPE
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The workshop focuses on logical approaches to the computational
processing of natural language, and on the applicability of methods
and techniques from the study of artificial languages
(programming/logic) in computational linguistics.

The topics of LACompLing2017 include, but are not limited to:

- Computational theories of human language
- Computational syntax
- Computational semantics
- Computational syntax-semantics interface
- Interfaces between morphology, lexicon, syntax, semantics, speech,
text, pragmatics
- Computational grammar
- Logic and reasoning systems for linguistics
- Type theories for linguistics
- Models of computation and algorithms for linguistics
- Language processing
- Parsing algorithms
- Generation of language from semantic representations
- Large-scale grammars of natural languages
- Multilingual processing
- Data science in language processing
- Machine learning of language
- Interdisciplinary methods
- Integration of formal, computational, model theoretic, graphical,
diagrammatic, statistical, and other related methods
- Logic for information extraction or expression in written and spoken language
- Language theories based on biological fundamentals of information
and languages
- Computational neuroscience of language

IMPORTANT DATES
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Submission deadline for regular papers:          April 14, 2017
Notification of paper acceptance:                May 31, 2017
Deadline for abstracts of short presentations:   June 4, 2017
Notifications for short presentations:           June 12, 2017
Deadline for final submissions:                  June 25, 2017
Workshop:                                        August 18-19, 2017

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
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- Regular papers: between 10-15 pages, including figures and
references, by using LaTeX, with article.sty, the default font size

- Abstracts of short presentations: not more than 1 page, by using
LaTeX, with article.sty, the default font size

- We invite original papers that are not submitted concurrently to
another conference or for publication elsewhere

- The submissions of proposed papers and abstracts of short
presentations have to be in pdf

- The camera-ready submissions require the pdf of the papers and their
LaTeX sources

The submissions are via the EasyChair management system of LACompLing2017:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=lacompling2017

PUBLICATIONS
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- The proceedings of the workshop on Logic and Algorithms in
Computational Linguistics 2017 (LACompLing2017) will be published
digitally by the DiVA system of Stockholm University:
http://su.diva-portal.org

- Improved and extended versions of selected papers, which have been
presented at the workshop LACompLing2017, will be published by the
Journal of Logic, Language and Information, JoLLI, after the workshop.

ORGANIZERS
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Krasimir Angelov, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Valeria de Paiva, Nuance Communications, USA
Kristina Liefke, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
Roussanka Loukanova, Stockholm University, Sweden
Michael Moortgat, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Reinhard Muskens, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

CONTACT
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Roussanka Loukanova ([hidden email])
Valeria de Paiva ([hidden email])
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