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[eu_members at aclweb dot org] Hong Kong: Language Technology for the Knowledge-based Economy, at (ICCPOL 2009) -- CFP
Call for Papers
Language Technology for the Knowledge-based Economy
The 22nd International Conference on the
Computer Processing of Oriental Languages (ICCPOL 2009)
Hong Kong, March 26-27, 2009
(Website: http://www.comp.polyu.edu.hk/~iccpol09 )
Chinese and Oriental Languages Computer Society (COLCS)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong
Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (AFNLP) (to be confirmed)
Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEM), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Centre for Language Technology, Macquarie University, Australia
LNCS/LNAI Series, Springer (To be confirmed)
The International Conference on the Computer Processing of Oriental Languages (ICCPOL) series is a regular international conference supported by the Chinese and Oriental Languages Society (COLCS), an international society founded in 1975. Recent ICCPOLs have been held in Hong Kong (1997), Tokushima, Japan (1999), Seoul, Korea (2001), Shenyang, China (2003), and Singapore (2006). This conference will be the 22nd gathering.
The conference serves as an international forum for linguists, computer scientists, information engineers and system users with interests in the computer processing and understanding of Oriental languages. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Cross- and multilingual information processing
Text input methods
Document analysis and character recognition
Natural language processing
Information retrieval and extraction
Speech recognition and synthesis
Language resources and evaluation
Text mining and knowledge discovery
E-commerce, education and entertainment
Original papers presenting innovative ideas, design principles, theoretical analysis, implementation techniques, programming concepts, and experimental results are solicited.
The proceedings of the conference are planned to be published as a volume in the Springer LNCS/LNAI series. All submissions must therefore be formatted in accordance with the standard Springer style sheets ([LaTeX] [Microsoft Word]) and should be no more than 10 pages in length. Submissions should be in PDF format. Papers should be submitted electronically via: http://www.comp.polyu.edu.hk/~iccpol09.
Selected best papers will be invited for publication in a special issue of the International Journal in Computer Processing of Languages (IJCPOL).
Paper submission: September 19, 2008
Notification: November 17, 2008
Camera Ready: December 29, 2008
Date of Conference: March 26-27, 2009.
Authors should specify a preference for ORAL or POSTER presentation.
For more information about paper submission, please contact the Program Committee Co-chairs: Dr. Wenjie Li at cswjli at comp dot polyu dot edu dot hk or Dr. Diego Molla at diego at ics dot mq dot edu dot au dot
Bonnie Dorr, University of Maryland, USA (2008 President, ACL) [to be invited]
Jong Hyeok Lee, POSTECH, Korea (President, COLCS)
Elizabeth D. Liddy, Syracuse University, USA (Chair, ACM SIGIR) [to be invited]
Jun-Ichi Tsujii, University of Tokyo Japan (President, AFNLP)
Qin Lu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Robert Dale, Macquarie University, Australia
Wenjie Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Diego Molla, Macquarie University, Australia
Local Organization Chair
Grace Ngai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Chunyu Kit, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong