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  • Barbara H Partee
    This announcement contains final calls for papers (including papers for a student workshop) for a whole set of events connected with the big computational
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      This announcement contains final calls for papers (including papers for a
      student workshop) for a whole set of events connected with the big
      computational linguistics conference COLING 2006 to be held in Australia in
      July. Links with full details for each subevent are included.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Priscilla Rasmussen" <rasmusse@...>
      To: <rasmusse@...>
      Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 11:49 PM
      Subject: Australia: COLING/ACL 2006 NEWSLETTER NO. 2


      >
      > # Apologies for cross-postings
      ================================================================================
      > ================================================================================
      >
      > COLING/ACL 2006 NEWSLETTER NO. 2
      >
      >
      > This is the official newsletter of COLING/ACL 2006
      >
      >
      > For complete details, visit the conference web site at:
      >
      > www.acl2006.org
      > www.coling2006.org
      >
      >
      > ================================================================================
      > ================================================================================
      >
      >
      > ================================================================================
      > :: Important Dates
      > ================================================================================
      >
      > Main conference paper submission deadline: February 28, 2006 (Tue)
      >
      > Student research workshop paper submission deadline: February 28,
      > 2006 (Tue)
      > Submission deadlines for workshops/co-located events: see below
      >
      > Tutorials: July 16, 2006 (Sun)
      > Main conference: July 17-21, 2006 (Mon-Fri)
      > Workshops: July 22-23, 2006 (Sat-Sun)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================================================================================
      > :: Table of Contents
      > ================================================================================
      >
      > 1. Final list of workshops/co-located events
      > 2. Final list of tutorials
      > 3. Main Conference Call for Papers
      > 4. Call for Papers for Student Workshop
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================================================================================
      > :: 1. Final list of workshops/co-located events
      > ================================================================================
      >
      > The final selection of COLING/ACL-2006 workshops and co-located events
      > is as
      > follows. For further details, see the individual web sites as listed
      > below.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ***************** PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS *****************
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================ JULY 15-16, 2006 ================
      >
      >
      > Title: 7th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue
      > URL: http://sigdial06.dfki.de/
      > Submission deadline: March 6, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: The Eighth International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammar
      > and
      > Related Formalisms (TAG+8)
      > URL: http://www.sfb441.uni-tuebingen.de/TAG+8/
      > Submission deadline: April 7, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: INLG 2006: International Conference on Natural Language
      > Generation
      > --- The Biennial Meeting of the Special Interest Group in
      > Natural
      > Language (SIGGEN).
      > URL: http://www.ict.csiro.au/inlg2006/
      > Submission deadline: April 19, 2006
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ***************** POST-CONFERENCE EVENTS
      > *****************
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================ JULY 22, 2006
      > ================
      >
      > Title: Frontiers in Linguistically Annotated Corpora 2006:
      > A Merged Workshop with 7th International Workshop on
      > Linguistically
      > Interpreted Corpora (LINC-2006) and Frontiers in Corpus
      > Annotation III
      > URL: http://www.cs.mu.oz.au/~tim/events/frontiers2006/
      > Submission deadline: March 31, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: Sentiment and Subjectivity in Text
      > URL: http://research.microsoft.com/~mgamon/ws3.aspx
      > Submission deadline: April 7, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: Constraints and Language Processing (CSLP-06)
      > URL: http://www.cslp06.org/
      > Submission deadline: April 21, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: 2nd Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population: Bridging the
      > Gap between Text
      > and Knowledge
      > URL: http://olp.dfki.de/olp2/olp2_cfp.htm
      > Submission deadline: April 17, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: Information Extraction Beyond the Document
      > URL: http://nlp.shef.ac.uk/result/iebd06/
      > Submission deadline: March 31, 2006
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================ JULY 22-23, 2006 ================
      >
      > Title: 2006 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language
      > Processing
      > (EMNLP 2006)
      > URL: http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~yarowsky/SIGDAT/emnlp06.html
      > Submission deadline: April 13, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: Fifth SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing
      > URL: http://www.sighan.org/swclp5/
      > Submission deadline: April 12, 2006
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================ JULY 23, 2006 ================
      >
      > Title: Multilingual Language Resources and Interoperability
      > URL: http://coli.lili.uni-bielefeld.dhamlri06/
      > Submission deadline: April 3, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: Multiword Expressions: Identifying and Exploiting Underlying
      > Properties
      > URL: http://www.inf.ufrgs.br/~avillavicencio/mwe-acl06.html
      > Submission deadline: April 12,2006
      >
      >
      > Title: Linguistic Distances
      > URL: http://www.let.rug.nl/alfa/ling-distances/
      > Submission deadline: April 1, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: Task-Focused Summarization and Question Answering
      > URL: http://research.microsoft.com/~lucyv/WS7.htm
      > Submission deadline: May 1, 2006
      >
      > Associated summarization task: Multilingual Summarization Evaluation
      > URL: http://research.microsoft.com/~lucyv/MSE2006.htm
      >
      >
      > Title: Annotating and Reasoning about Time and Events (ARTE)
      > URL: www.acl2006time.org
      > Submission deadline: March 31, 2006
      >
      >
      > Title: How can Computational Linguistics improve Information
      > Retrieval?
      > URL: http://www.cet.sunderland.ac.uk/cliir/
      > Submission deadline: March 24, 2006
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================================================================================
      > :: 2. Final list of tutorials
      > ================================================================================
      >
      > The following tutorials will be offered at COLING/ACL-2006 on July 16,
      > 2006. Further details will be posted on the conference web site in due
      > course.
      >
      >
      > David Chiang and Kevin Knight (USC/Information Sciences Institute,
      > USA)
      > Synchronous Grammars and Tree Automata
      >
      >
      > Ronen Feldman (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
      > Mining Unstructured Data
      >
      >
      > Michael Johnston and Srinivas Bangalore (AT&T Labs--Research, USA)
      > Multimodal Language Processing
      >
      >
      > Aravind Joshi, Rashmi Prasad (University of Pennsylvania, USA) and
      > Bonnie Webber (Edinburgh University, Scotland)
      > Discourse Annotation: Discourse Connectives and Discourse Relations
      >
      >
      > Joakim Nivre (Vdxjv University, Sweden) and Sandra K|bler (University
      > of
      > T|bingen, Germany)
      > Dependency Parsing
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================================================================================
      > :: 3. Main Conference Call for Papers
      > ================================================================================
      >
      > Program Co-Chairs:
      >
      > Claire Cardie (Cornell University)
      > Pierre Isabelle (National Research Council of Canada)
      >
      >
      > Important Dates:
      >
      > Paper submission deadline: February 28, 2006
      > Notification of acceptance: April 28, 2006
      > Camera ready papers due: May 26, 2006
      >
      >
      > Following up on the higly successful events at Stanford (1984) and
      > Montreal (1998), the International Committee on Computational
      > Linguistics and the Association for Computational Linguistics will be
      > hosting their third joint conference in Sydney, July 17th-21st,
      > 2006.
      >
      > Papers are invited on substantial, original, and unpublished research
      > on all aspects of computational linguistics, including, but not
      > limited to: pragmatics, semantics, syntax, grammars and the lexicon;
      > phonetics, phonology and morphology; lexical semantics and ontologies;
      > word segmentation, tagging and chunking; parsing, generation and
      > summarization; language modeling, spoken language recognition and
      > understanding; linguistic, psychological and mathematical models of
      > language; information retrieval, question answering, information
      > extraction and text mining; machine learning for natural language;
      > corpus-based modeling of language, discourse and dialogue;
      > multi-lingual processing, machine translation and translation aids;
      > multi-modal and natural language interfaces and dialogue systems;
      > applications, tools and language resources such as annotated
      > corpora; and system evaluation.
      >
      > We are particularly interested in bridging the gap to other related
      > communities, and so we especially welcome papers on speech technology
      > and information retrieval. Also, for this first joint COLING/ACL
      > conference to be held in Asia we especially encourage papers that
      > address issues specific to the processing of Asian languages.
      >
      > Papers can be submitted to one of two categories: the REGULAR PAPER
      > category or the POSTER category. Authors must designate one of these
      > categories at submission time. Although both categories of submmission
      > will be the same maximum length, regular papers will be presented a
      > single time to a potentially large audience during one of the parallel
      > paper sessions at the conference, and poster presentations will be
      > repeated several times before small groups of people (using paper
      > posters or demos) at one of the conference poster sessions. Regular
      > papers are most appropriate for presenting substantial research
      > results, while posters are more appropriate for presenting an ongoing
      > research effort. Regular papers and poster papers will appear in
      > separate volumes of the proceedings.
      >
      >
      > For further information regarding requirements, reviewing, formatting
      > and
      > submission details, see the conference web site:
      >
      > http://www.acl2006.org/program/papers
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > ================================================================================
      > :: 4. Call for Papers for Student Workshop
      > ================================================================================
      >
      > Student Research Workshop Co-Chairs:
      >
      > Marine Carpuat (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)
      > Kevin Duh (University of Washington)
      >
      >
      > Important Dates:
      >
      > Paper submissions deadline: February 28, 2006
      > Notification of acceptance: April 28, 2006
      > Camera ready papers due: May 19, 2006
      >
      >
      > The Student Research Workshop is an established tradition at ACL
      > conferences. The workshop provides a venue for student researchers
      > investigating topics in Computational Linguistics and Natural Language
      > Processing to present their work and receive feedback. Participants
      > will have
      > the opportunity to receive feedback both from the general audience and
      > from
      > selected panelists -- experienced researchers who prepare in-depth
      > comments
      > and questions in advance of the presentation.
      >
      > We invite all student researchers to submit their work to the
      > workshop. As the
      > main goal of the workshop is to provide feedback, the emphasis is on
      > work in
      > progress.
      >
      > The research being presented can come from any topic areas within
      > computational linguistics including, but not limited to:
      >
      > * pragmatics, discourse, semantics, syntax and the lexicon
      > * phonetics, phonology and morphology
      > * linguistic, mathematical and psychological models of language
      > * information retrieval, information extraction, question
      > * answering
      > * summarization and paraphrasing
      > * speech recognition, speech synthesis
      > * corpus-based language modeling
      > * multi-lingual processing, machine translation, translation aids
      > * spoken and written natural language interfaces, dialogue systems
      > * multi-modal language processing, multimedia systems
      > * message and narrative understanding systems
      >
      >
      > For further information regarding requirements, reviewing, formatting
      > and
      > submission details, see the conference web site:
      >
      > http://www.acl2006.org/program/student-workshops
      >
      >
      >
      > ================================================================================
      >
      >
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