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[eu_members at aclweb dot org] Hong Kong: 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 23) -- Call for Participation




The 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation
(PACLIC 23)

3-5 December 2009
City University of Hong Kong
http://paclic23.ctl.cityu.edu.hk


Call for Participation

*** Registration now open at https://paclic23.ctl.cityu.edu.hk/reg/or.jsp
***
***          Early-bird registrations available until 30 October 2009
***

The 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation
(PACLIC 23) will be held in the City University of Hong Kong on 3-5 December
2009.  The PACLIC series of conferences emphasizes the synergy of
theoretical analysis and processing of language, and provides a forum for
researchers in different fields of language study in the Pacific-Asia region
to meet, to inspire and to be inspired.  According to the Computer Science
Conference Ranking Website, as in Feb 2009, PACLIC is ranked 50th out of 701
conferences in topic area II (AI and Machine Learning), roughly at top 7%.
(http://www.cs-conference-ranking.org/conferencerankings/topicsii.html)

The conference will feature invited and plenary talks, regular paper
presentations and a poster session.

*** Invited Talks ***

Gesture Theory is Linguistics: On Modelling Multimodality as Prosody
Dafydd Gibbon, Universitat Bielefeld

Automatic Lexical Classification - Balancing between Machine Learning and
Linguistics
Anna Korhonen, University of Cambridge

Developing Speech Recognition Synthesis Techonologies to Support
Computer-Aided Pronunciation Training for Chinese Learners of English
Helen Meng, Chinese University of Hong Kong

*** Plenary Talks ***

A Step toward Composition Semantics: E-HowNet a Lexical Semantic
Representation System Extended from HowNet
Keh-Jiann Chen, Academia Sinica

Title TBA
Noriko Kando, National Institute of Informatics

Resultative Constructions as Causal Relations between Events
Ik-Hwan Lee, Sangmyung University

Generating Chinese Couplets and Poetry with Statistical Methods
Ming Zhou, Microsoft Research Asia

*** Paper Presentations ***

The list of accepted papers is available at
https://paclic23.ctl.cityu.edu.hk/PACLIC23_program.html.


*** REGISTRATION ***

Registration is now open at https://paclic23.ctl.cityu.edu.hk/reg/or.jsp

Early-bird registration through 30 October 2009 11:59PM (GMT+8)

Late registration through 25 November 2009 11:59PM (GMT+8)


We look forward to seeing you in Hong Kong!


Conference Chair
Benjamin Tsou, City University of Hong Kong

Conference Co-chair
Chu-Ren Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Program Committee
Jonathan Webster, City University of Hong Kong (Advisor)
Olivia Kwong, City University of Hong Kong (Chair)