[asialex] Re: Call for Paper for LG-LP: ASIALEX Co-Sponsored Workshop at COLING

  • From: "Deny A. Kwary" <deny_ak@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "asialex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <asialex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:34:11 -0700 (PDT)

Dear ASIALEX Members:



Please find the following information on the call for paper for LG-LP, the 
first ASIALEX sponsored workshop, collocated with a major conference.

Best regards,
Dr. Deny A. Kwary
Secretary, ASIALEX 

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             LG-LP 2014 - CALL FOR PAPERS

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Workshop on Lexical and Grammatical Resources for Language Processing (LG-LP 
2014)
             Dublin, Ireland, 24 August 2014
                     http://lg-lp.info/
This workshop is held in conjunction with  COLING 2014, co-sponsored by ASIALEX 
and endorsed by SIGLEX


The workshop aims to bring together members of the language-resource (LR) 
landscape, focusing on complex linguistic knowledge that requires linguistic 
expertise, e.g. on dictionaries, ontologies and grammars. Such manually-built 
resources are key to the development of natural language processing (NLP) tools 
and applications. The workshop intends to strengthen the cohesion of the 
scientific ‘production chain’ spanning from the construction of LRs by 
linguists to their exploitation in hybrid or symbolic NLP. It is necessary to 
increase mutual awareness between researchers along this production chain, 
regarding their activities, skills and needs, in view of improving the building 
processes of the resources, their validation and their exploitation.
Many linguists are comfortable with descriptive tasks such as checking lexical 
entries for a given feature, even if each entry requires analysing or 
pondering. On the other hand, computer scientists are familiar with 
formalization and, usually, with notions such as falsifiability or 
reproducibility, which are fundamental to sciences. Combining all these skills 
is likely to stimulate innovation. The workshop offers an opportunity of 
interaction which is required to overcome the compartmentalization between 
humanities and sciences, and to intensify co-operation between the two ends of 
the chain.
Paper Submission Deadline: May 2, 2014 (11:59 pm GMT)

This workshop is held in conjunction with  COLING 2014.
The complete call for papers is available at http://lg-lp.info/

Organizers
Jorge Baptista, University of Algarve, Portugal
Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Christiane Fellbaum, Princeton University, USA
Mikel Forcada, Universitat d’Alacant, Spain
Chu-Ren Huang, Polytechnic University, Hong-Kong
Svetla Koeva, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Cvetana Krstev, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Eric Laporte, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France

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