Reminder: DEADLINE Sept 20, 2017 for submission papers Global WordNet Conference 2018, Singapore
New paper submission deadline is now September 20, 2017.
9th Global Wordnet Conference, Singapore
January 8-12, 2018
Global Wordnet Association: www.globalwordnet.org
Conference website: http://compling.hss.ntu.edu.sg/events/2018-gwc/
The Global Wordnet Association is pleased to announce the 9th
International Global Wordnet Conference (GWC2018). The conference
will be hosted by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Conference venue: the School of Humanities at Nanyang Technological
- Shared Task on Sense Annotation
We invite participants to annotate translations of The Adventure of the Speckled Band (Doyle, 1892)
If you are interested in this task, please email Francis Bond <email@example.com>
- Workshop on Wordnets and Word-Embeddings (Jan 11, Thursday)
- Workshop on Technology Enhanced Learning (Jan 12, Friday)
Details about the association and the full announcement for the conference can be found on the conference website.
We invite papers addressing the topics listed, but not limited to, the ones below. Proposals for tutorials on building wordnets and demonstrations of wordnet databases, and wordnet-based software are welcome 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
* Distributional semantic approaches
* Cross-lingual representation of meaning
* Similarity and relatedness
2. Architecture of lexical databases, including:
* Language independent and language dependent components
* Integration of multi-wordnets in research infrastructures (like CLARIN) and LT networks (like META-NET)
3. Tools and Methods for wordnet Development, including:
* User and Data entry interface, organization
* Extending and enriching wordnets
4. Wordnet and applications including:
* Word sense disambiguation using wordnet
* Information extraction and retrieval
* Document structuring and categorization
* Sentiment Analysis
* Automatic hyperlinking
* Language teaching
5. Standardization, distribution and availability of wordnets and wordnet tools.
In conjunction with the conference we intend to hold two workshops:
one on distributional semantics and one on technology enhanced learning.
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 should be anonymous and 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.
In addition, we will reserve some time for lightning talks and discussions.
Final papers should be submitted in electronic form (PDF only):
* Long papers should be limited to 8 pages,
* Demonstration papers must be at most 5 pages text and can have additional 3 pages screen dumps or images;
* Short papers and project descriptions should be limited to 5 pages.
Page limits do not include references.
Papers need to be submitted to the EasyChair website:
GWA 2018 Easy Chair site: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gwc2018
The format of the paper is in ACL format (PDF):
ACL 2010 paper formats: http://acl2010.org/authors_final.html
The conference program will include oral presentations and demonstration sessions with sufficient time for discussions of the issues raised.
Schedule of dates
|First Call for Papers
||September 20, 2017
|Notification of Acceptance
||October 14, 2017
|Final version due
||October 29, 2017
||October 15, 2017
|Registration for author(s) closes
||November 25, 2017
||for author(s) of papers to be included in the proceedings
||January 8–12, 2018
Important note: Inclusion of accepted submissions into the final program and the proceedings is contingent upon at least one author's registration. Late registration and on site registration for participants is possible without inclusion of the paper and without presentation.
Christiane Fellbaum, firstname.lastname@example.org
Piek Vossen, piek.Vossen@vu.nl
Local Organizing Chair:
Francis Bond, Luís Morgado da Costa, Franti?ek Kratochvíl, Takayuki Kuribayashi
Eneko Agirre University of the Basque Country
Tim Baldwin The University of Melbourne
Magnini Bernardo FBK-irst
Francis Bond Nanyang Technological University
Sonja Bosch Department of African Languages, University of South Africa
Key-Sun Choi KAIST
Dan Cristea Faculty of Computer Science Iasi
Janos Csirik University of Szeged
Gerard de Melo Rutgers University
Tomaž Erjavec Dept. of Knowledge Technologies, Jožef Stefan Institute
Christiane Fellbaum Princeton University
Darja Fiser Faculty of Arts
Corina Forăscu Romanian Academy Institute for Research in Artificial Intelligence
Antoni Gonzales Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Isahara Hitoshi Toyohasi University of Technology
Ales Horak Masaryk University
Shu-Kai Hsieh National Taiwan Normal University
Diptesh Kanojia IIT Bombay
Kyoko Kanzaki Toyohasi University of Technology
Kyoko Kanzaki Toyohashi University of Technology
John P. Mccrae National University of Ireland, Galway
Rada Mihalcea University of North Texas / Oxford University
Verginica Mititelu Romanian Academy Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence
Haldur Oim University of Tartu
Heili Orav University of Tartu
Adam Pease Articulate Software
Ted Pedersen University of Minnesota, Duluth
Bolette Pedersen Centre for Language Technology, Department of Nordic Research
Maciej Piasecki Institute of Informatics, Wroclaw University of Technology
Marten Postma VU University Amsterdam.
Alexandre Rademaker IBM Research Brazil and EMAp/FGV
German Rigau IXA Group, UPV/EHU
Ewa Rudnicka Wrocław University of Technology
Kevin Scannell Saint Louis University
Roxane Segers VU University Amsterdam
Emiel van Miltenburg Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Kadri Vider University of Tartu
Piek Vossen VU University Amsterdam.
Shan Wang The Education University of Hong Kong