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  First Announcement
  5th Global WordNet Conference,
  Indian Institute of Technology,
  Bombay, Mumbai-40076, INDIA
  Jan. 31 -Feb. 4, 2010

Organised by

The Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India
Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya (pb at cse dot iitb dot ac dot in)
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1st Call for papers
5th International Conference of the Global WordNet Association
Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India

The Global Wordnet Association is pleased to announce the Fifth
International Conference of the Global WordNet Association (GWA2010).
The conference will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology,
Mumbai, India, 31st of January- 4th of February, 2010.

Updated announcements, information about past meetings and the Global
WordNet Association
can be found on the GWA website: http://www.globalwordnet.org

PAPERS

We invite papers addressing the following topics:

       1. A. Linguistics and WordNet:
              * Lexical and semantic relations
              * Theory of word meaning
              * Necessity and Completeness issues.
              * Ontologies and WordNet,
              * The Lexicon and WordNet
       2. B. Architecture of WordNet:
              * Language-independent and language-dependent components
       3. C. Tools and Methods for Wordnet Development:
              * User and data entry interface, organization,
              * Extension and enrichment of wordnets
       5. D. Applications of WordNet, including:
              * Word sense disambiguation using wordnet,
              * Information Extraction and Retrieval
              * Document Structuring and Categorization
              * Automatic Hyperlinking
              * Language pedagogy
              * Psycholinguistics
       6. E. Standardization, distribution and availability of wordnets
          and wordnet tools.

Presentations will fall into one of the following categories:

    * long papers (30 mins)
    * short papers (15 mins)
    * project reports (10 mins)
    * demonstrations (20 mins)


Submissions must state the preferred format. Acceptance may be
subject to changes in the format or length of the presentation. (E.g., a
long paper submission may be accepted as a short paper.)

Final papers should be submitted in English, the official language of
the conference, in electronic form (Word or TeX).
Long papers should contain approximately 7,500 words (~ 15 pages); short
papers and demonstrations should be approx. 4,000 words long. Project
reports will be limited to approx. 1,000 words (2 pages of text).


The deadline for submissions is October 1st, 2009. Decisions regarding
acceptance will be announced to the authors in early November.

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/Important dates: /

   2. May-2009 1st Announcement
   3. September - 15 - 2009 Deadline for paper submission
   4. October - 20 - 2009 Acceptance of papers
   5. November - 10 - 2009 Final Papers
   6. November - 15 - 2009 Registration is open
   7. January 31 - February - 04, 2010 Conference

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/Conference Chairs: /

Christiane Fellbaum
Dept. of Computer Science
Princeton University

    /Fellbaum at princeton dot edu/
    <mailto:Fellbaum at princeton dot edu>

Piek Vossen
Faculty of Arts
VU University Amsterdam

    /P dot Vossen at let dot vu dot nl/ <mailto:P dot Vossen at let dot vu dot nl>

/Local Organizing Chair: /

Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya

    /pb at cse dot iitb dot ac dot in/ <mailto:pb at cse dot iitb dot ac dot in>

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/Relevant Organisations: /

   1. WordNet &&NOT AN ORGANIZATION!&&
   2. EuroWordNet
   3. Global Wordnet Association

Program committee:

*Dominique Dutoit, Crisco, Univ.de Caen, Memodata. do dot dutoit at gmail dot com
*Adam Kilgarriff (BrightonUK),adam at lexmasterclass dot com
*Adam Pease (San FranciscoUS),apease at articulatesoftware dot com
*Ales Horak (BrnoCzech Republic), hales at fi dot muni dot cz
*Darja Fiser (Ljubljana, Slovenia), darja dot fiser at guest dot arnes dot si
*Bernado Magnini (TrentoItaly), magnini at itc dot it
*Shu-kai Hsieh (Academia Sinica, Taiwan) shukai at gmail dot com
*William Black (Manchester, UK) black at cs dot man dot ac dot uk
*Gloria Vasquez (Barcelona, Spain) gvazquez at dal dot udl dot cat
*Ana Fernandez (Barcelona, Spain) ana dot fernandezmontraveta at gmail dot com
*Piek Vossen (AmsterdamNetherlands) p dot vossen at let dot vu dot nl
*Pushpak Bhattacharyya (MumbaiIndia), pb at cse dot iitb dot ac dot in
*Christiane Fellbaum (PrincetonUS), fellbaum at clarity dot princeton dot edu
*Hitoshi Isahara (KyotoJapan), isahara at nict dot go dot jp
*Eneko Agirre (San SebastianSpain), eneko at si dot ehu dot es
*Karel Pala (BrnoCzech Republic), pala at fi dot muni dot cz
*Kyoko Kanzaki (KyotoJapan), kanzaki at nict dot go dot jp
*Ted Pedersen (MinneapolisUS), tpederse at umn dot edu
*Francis Bond bond at ieee dot org
*Shu-Kai Hsieh shukai at ntnu dot edu dot tw
*Andrea Marchetti (PisaItaly) Andrea dot Marchetti at iit dot cnr dot it
*Maurizio Tesconi (PisaItaly) Andrea dot Marchetti at iit dot cnr dot it
*Francesco Ronzano (PisaItaly) maurizio dot tesconi at iit dot cnr dot it
*Eli Pocielo eli at elhuyar dot com
*Wauter Bosma w dot bosma at let dot vu dot nl
*Bolette Pedersen (CopenhagenDenmark), bolette at cst dot dk
*Jordan Boyd-Graber (PrincetonUS), jbg at princeton dot edu
*Horacio Rodriguez (BarcelonaSpain), horacio at lsi dot upc dot es
*Axel Herold (Berlin, Germany) herold at bbaw dot de
*Thomas Pfuhl (Berlin, Germany) pfuhl at bbaw dot de
*Amanda Hicks (Berlin, Germany) hicks at bbaw dot de