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

Organised by


Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India
Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya (pb at cse dot iitb dot ac dot in)

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Final Call for papers 5th International Conference of the Global WordNet
Association Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India, Jan.
31 -Feb. 4, 2010

The Global Wordnet Association is pleased to announce the Fith
International Global Conference of the Global WordNet Association
(GWA2010). The conference will be held at the Indian Institute of
Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India, Januray, 2010.

Details about the Association and the full announcement for the
conference can be found on the GWA website: http://www.globalwordnet.org

We invite papers addressing the topics listed below. Proposals for
tutorials on building wordnets and demonstrations of wordnet databases,
and wordnet-based software too.

       1. Linguistics and lexical semantics, including:
              * In depth analysis of Semantic Relations,
              * Determining and representing word meanings (definitions,
                relations, semantic components, co-occurrence
                statistics, etc.)
              * Necessity and Completeness issues.
              * Ontologies and wordnets.
              * The lexicon and wordnets.
       2. Architecture of lexical databases, including:
              * Language independent and language dependent components
       3. Tools and Methods for Wordnet Development, including:
              * User and Data entry interface, organization,
              * Extending and enriching wordnets
       4. WordNet as a lexical resource and component of NLP and MT,
          including:
              * Word sense disambiguation using wordnet,
              * Ontologies and WordNet,
              * The Lexicon and WordNet
       5. Applications of WordNet, including:
              * Information Extraction and Retrieval,
              * Document Structuring and Categorization,
              * Automatic Hyperlinking
              * Language Teaching,
              * Psycholinguistic Applications
       6. 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 will have to state one of the preferred categories.
Acceptance may be subject to changes in the category of the
presentation. (E.g., a long paper submission may be accepted as a short
paper.)

Final papers should be submitted in electronic form (Word or TeX):

    * Long papers should contain approximately 4,000 words (~ 8 pages),
    * Demonstration papers must be at most 5 pages text (2,500 words
      long) and can have additional 3 pages screen dumps or images;
    * Short papers and project descriptions should be approx. 2,500
      words long (~ 5 pages).

Papers need to be submitted to the EasyChair website:

GWA 2010 Easy Chair site <http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gwa10>

The format of the paper is in ACL format (Word and LaTex):

ACL 2009 paper formats
<http://www.acl-ijcnlp-2009.org/main/paperformat.html>

The conference program will include oral presentations and
poster/demonstration sessions with sufficient time for discussions of
the issues raised.

The deadline for submissions is October 1st, 2009. Decisions regarding
acceptance will be announced to the authors by early November. Final
papers are due at November 15th.

Important note: papers are only accepted after registration.
Registration for at least one of the authors is required at the time of
the final papers to be included in the proceedings. Later registration
and on site registration for participants is possible without inclusion
of the paper and without presentation.

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/Important dates: /

   1. October-1-2009 Deadline for paper submission
   2. November-1-2009 Acceptance of papers
   3. November-1-2009 Registration is open
   4. November-15-2009 Final Papers
   5. November-15-2009 Registration closes for author(s) to be included
      in the proceedings
   6. January 31 - February 4, 2010 Conference

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Please note that travelling to India may require a Visa. Please, consult
the national authorities to arrange for your Visa in time. Also visit
the conference website for relevant information.

/Conference Chairs: /

Christiane Fellbaum

    /Fellbaum at clarity dot Princeton dot edu/
    <mailto:Fellbaum at clarity dot Princeton dot edu>

Piek Vossen

    /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>


      Program committee

    * German Rigau (San SebastianSpain) german dot rigau at ehu dot es
    * 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
    * Roxane Segers (AmsterdamNetherlands) r dot segers 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
    * Monica Monachini (PisaItaly) monica dot monachini at ilc dot cnr dot it
    * Claudia Soria (PisaItaly) claudia dot soria at ilc dot cnr dot it
    * Andrea Marchetti (PisaItaly) Andrea dot Marchetti at iit dot cnr dot it
    * Maurizio Tesconi (PisaItaly) maurizio dot tesconi at iit dot cnr dot it
    * Francesco Ronzano (PisaItaly)francesco dot ronzano 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
    * Yannick Mathieu (Paris, France) ymathieu at linguist dot fr
    * B. Mallikarjun, CIIL Mysore (mallikarjun/ciil at ciil dot stpmy dot soft dot net)
    * Sudeshna Sarkar, IIT Kharagpur (sudeshna at cse dot iitkgp dot ernet dot in)
    * S. Arulmozi, Dravidian University (arulmozi at gmail dot com)
    * Girish Nath Jha, Jawaharlal Nehru University (girishjha at gmail dot com)
    * S.Rajendran, Tamil University (raj_ushush at yahoo dot com)
    * Prabhakar Pandey, IIT Bombay (pande at cse dot iitb dot ac dot in)
    * Rajat Mohanty, AOL, (moharajat at gmail dot com)
    * Dipti Mishra Sharma, IIIT Hyderabad (dipti at iiit dot ac dot in)

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/Involved Organisations: /

   1. WordNet
   2. EuroWordNet
   3. Global Wordnet Association
   4. Central Institute of Indian Langauges, Mysore
   5. Minsitry of Communication and Information Technology, Govt. of India
   6. Minsitry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India