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   **1st Workshop on Approaches to Mining Mass Opinion for Business
      Intelligence (AMMBI)**


      http://gplsi.dlsi.ua.es/congresos/ammbi2010/

(Held in conjunction with ICAI 2010 - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)


      *Call for papers*

Mass opinion mining is related both to subjectivity and sentiment
analysis, two tasks of growing importance in the field of Natural
Language Processing (NLP), as well as other disciplines such as
economics, psychology and sociology. Although studied separately, the
task can benefit from an interdisciplinary approach, due to its
difficulty and the multitude of facets that it contains.
The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers in
computational linguistics, dealing with subjectivity and sentiment
analysis, but also from other disciplines related to the task of mass
opinion mining and/or estimation: psychologists, sociologists,
economists etc., with the objective of facilitating an interdisciplinary
dialogue on the analysis, requirements, issues and applications of the
study and modelling of mass opinion.

**Topics of interest* *

We welcome original and unpublished evaluation or position papers on all
(mass) opinion mining issues. Some suggested topics include, but are not
limited to:
· Mass opinion estimation based on NLP and statistical models
· Opinion mining and behavioural studies in the context of social networks
· Opinion retrieval, extraction, categorization, aggregation and
summarization
· Information bias and perspective determination for source trust and
reputation determination
· Computational analysis of persuasion techniques
· Correlation of factual and opinionated data based on socio-economic
models
· User profile definition for personalized retrieval
· Topic relevance analysis for information monitoring
· Topic and sentiment studies and applications of topic-sentiment analysis
· Use of Semantic Web technologies for factual and subjective data analysis
· Proposals involving the computational treatment of large amounts of
subjective data
· Applications of opinion mining systems to real-world business scenarios

**Organisers (Co-chairs)* *

Andrés Montoyo, University of Alicante
Patricio Martínez-Barco, University of Alicante
Alexandra Balahur, University of Alicante
Ester Boldrini, University of Alicante

*Program Commitee*

· Aurora Pons, CERPAMID, Universidad del Oriente, Cuba
· Carlo Strapparava, FBK, Italy
· Dan Cristea, “A. I. Cuza” University Iasi, Romania
· Eneko Agirre, University of the Basque Country
· José Antonio Troyano, University of Seville, Spain
· Hristo Tanev, EC- Joint Research Centre, Italy
· Mike Thelwall, University of Wolverhampton, U.K.
· Mosche Koppel, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
· Paolo Rosso, University of Valencia, Spain
· Ruslan Mitkov, University of Wolverhampton, U.K.
· Veronique Hoste, University of Ghent, Belgium
· Veselyn Stoyanov, Cornell University, U.S.A
· Viktor Pekar, University of Wolverhampton, U.K.


*Important Dates*

Paper submission deadline: (extended) March 21, 2010
Notification to authors: April 1, 2010
Camera-ready: April 22, 2010
Workshop date: July 14, 2010

*Venue*

Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
The conference will be held at the Monte Carlo Resort hotel
<http://www.showhotel.com/montecarlo/slideshow.htm>, in Las Vegas
<http://www.lvchamber.com/home.html>, Nevada, USA. For more information,
please visit:
http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp10/ws/location

*Submissions*

Submissions must be uploaded by March 10, 2010 and they must be in pdf
format (about 5 to 7 pages - single space, font size of 10 to 12). All
reasonable typesetting formats are acceptable (later, the authors of
accepted papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format
to prepare their final papers.) The length of the Camera-Ready papers
(if accepted) will be limited to 7 (IEEE style) pages. Papers must not
have been previously published or currently submitted for publication
elsewhere. The first page of the draft paper should include: title of
the paper, name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each
author. The first page should also identify the name of the Contact
Author and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the
content of the paper. To upload your papers, please use:

http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ammbi2010
For more information on publication and indexing of the final
proceedings, please visit:
www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp10/ws/conferences/icai10/submission
<http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp10/ws/conferences/icai10/submission>

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*Registration:* *

For registration, please go to:
http://www.world-academy-of-science.org/worldcomp10/ws/registration