natural language generation

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Call for papers: Journal of Bio-Medical Semantics, Supplement on Bio-Medical Information Retrieval

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: 
19 Dec 2014
Contact: 
George Paliouras
Contact Email: 
paliourg [at] iit [dot] demokritos [dot] gr

Every day, approximately 3000 new bio-medical articles are published on the Web. This averages to more than 2 articles every minute. In addition to the sheer amount of bio-medical information available on the Web, the variety of this information increases everyday and ranges from structured data in the form of ontologies to unstructured data in the form of documents.

BioASQ Task 2b (Biomedical QA, IR, summarization, ...)

Abbreviated Title: 
BioASQ Task 2b
Call for Participation
Event Dates: 
5 Mar 2014 - 30 Apr 2014
Contact: 
Ion Androutsopoulos
Contact: 
George Paliouras
Contact Email: 
ion [at] aueb [dot] gr
Contact Email: 
paliourg [at] iit [dot] demokritos [dot] gr

BioASQ challenge on large-scale biomedical semantic indexing
and question answering (part of the CLEF 2014 QA track to
take place in Sheffield, UK, 15-18 September, 2014)

Web site: http://bioasq.org/
twitter: https://twitter.com/bioasq
CLEF-QA site: http://nlp.uned.es/clef-qa/

We are happy to announce that the first test for BioASQ Task 2b
(biomedical semantic QA) will take place in a few days!

If you are interested in any of the following areas:

* Question answering from unstructured and structured data

2014 BioASQ Challenges on Biomedical Semantic Indexing and Question Answering

Abbreviated Title: 
2014 BioASQ Challenges
Call for Participation
Contact: 
Ion Androutsopoulos
Contact Email: 
ion [at] aueb [dot] gr

BioASQ challenge on large-scale biomedical semantic indexing and question answering
(part of the CLEF 2014 QA track to take place in Sheffield, UK, 15-18 September, 2014)

Web site: http://bioasq.org/
twitter: https://twitter.com/bioasq
CLEF-QA site: http://nlp.uned.es/clef-qa/

The BioASQ challenge consists of two different tasks (Task 2a and Task 2b).

If you are interested in any of the following areas:

* Large-scale and hierarchical classification
* Machine learning
* Semantic Indexing, semantic similarity

INLG 2012: Conference Program available; Early registration ends on Mon 4/30;

Abbreviated Title: 
INLG 2012
Call for Participation
Event Dates: 
30 May 2012 - 1 Jun 2012
Location: 
Starved Rock State Park
City: 
Utica
State: 
IL
Country: 
USA
Contact: 
Barbara Di Eugenio
Contact: 
Susan McRoy
Contact Email: 
bdieugen [at] uic [dot] edu
Contact Email: 
mcroy [at] tigger [dot] cs [dot] uwm [dot] edu

(Apologies for multiple postings)

The program for the INLG 2012 conference is available at

http://nlp.cs.uic.edu/inlg2012/conference-program

And one final reminder that the deadline for early registration for INLG 2012 is Mon 4/30 noon CST (-6 gmt) [please note time]

Best wishes,
Barbara Di Eugenio and Susan McRoy
INLG 2012 Co-Chairs

INLG 2012: Early REGISTRATION available until 4/30/12; list of ACCEPTED PAPERS available

Abbreviated Title: 
INLG 2012
Call for Participation
Event Dates: 
30 May 2012 - 1 Jun 2012
Location: 
Starved Rock National Park
City: 
Utica
State: 
IL
Country: 
USA
Contact: 
inlg2012@gmail.com
Contact Email: 
bdieugen [at] uic [dot] edu
Contact Email: 
mcroy [at] tigger [dot] cs [dot] uwm [dot] edu

Please visit the INLG 2012 web site for a list of accepted papers, and a link to the registration form.

INLG web site: http://nlp.cs.uic.edu/inlg2012/
Direct link to registration: https://aclweb.org/conference/inlg2012/

IMPORTANT: early registration ends on Apr 30, NOON CST (GMT -6).
As usual for the INLG conferences, registration is comprehensive of registration proper, room & board, and coach transportation from downtown Chicago to Starved Rock, and back.

Looking forward to seeing you in Starved Rock!

Barbara Di Eugenio and Susan McRoy

Generation Challenges 2012

Abbreviated Title: 
GenChal 2012
Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: 
15 Apr 2012
Event Dates: 
30 May 2012 - 1 Jun 2012
Location: 
Starved Rock
State: 
Illinois
Country: 
USA
Contact: 
Albert Gatt
Contact: 
Anja Belz
Contact: 
Alexander Koller
Contact: 
Kristina Striegnitz
Contact Email: 
albert [dot] gatt [at] um [dot] edu [dot] mt
Contact Email: 
a [dot] s [dot] belz [at] brighton [dot] ac [dot] uk

GENERATION CHALLENGES 2012
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To be held in conjunction with INLG 2012, 30 May-01 June 2012, Starved Rock, IL, USA.

Over the past five years, there has been a lot of activity in
connection with shared tasks in Natural Language Generation (NLG).
Six separate sets of shared tasks each with its own data and team of
organisers have so far been run: TUNA (Gatt et al.), GREC (Belz et
al.), GIVE (Koller et al.), QG (Rus et al.), HOO (Dale and Kilgarriff)
SR (Belz, White et al.). The Pilot Attribute Selection for

INLG 2012: invited speakers, updated CFP, submission information for long and short papers (deadline Feb 10, 2012)

Abbreviated Title: 
INLG 2012
Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: 
10 Feb 2012
Event Dates: 
30 May 2012 - 1 Jun 2012
Location: 
Starved Rock State Park
City: 
Utica
State: 
IL
Country: 
USA
Contact: 
Barbara Di Eugenio
Contact: 
Susan McRoy
Contact Email: 
bdieugen [at] uic [dot] edu
Contact Email: 
mcroy [at] tigger [dot] cs [dot] uwm [dot] edu

INLG 2012, the 7th International Conference on Natural Language Generation, will take place at Starved Rock State Park, Utica, IL, May 30-June 1, 2012.

Further details on the program, an updated CFP with submission
information and downloadable style files, and the full program
committee is now available at the conference web site

http://nlp.cs.uic.edu/inlg2012/

Highlights:

1. Invited speakers: Kathy McCoy, University of Delaware; and James Lester,
North Carolina State University

2. Submission web site: https://www.softconf.com/c/inlg2012/

INLG 2012, the 7th International Conference on Natural Language Generation: preliminary announcement and CFP

Abbreviated Title: 
INLG 2012: preliminary announcement and CFP
Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: 
10 Feb 2012
Event Dates: 
30 May 2012 - 1 Jun 2012
Location: 
Starved Rock State Park
City: 
Utica
State: 
IL
Country: 
USA
Contact: 
Barbara Di Eugenio
Contact: 
Susan McRoy
Contact Email: 
bdieugen [at] uic [dot] edu
Contact Email: 
mcroy [at] tigger [dot] cs [dot] uwm [dot] edu

The 7th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2012) will take place at Starved Rock State Park, Utica IL, USA, May 30 - June 1 2012. (INLG 2012 will closely precede NAACL, which will be June 3 - 8 in Montreal.) Starved Rock State Park is about 94 miles/150 kilometers south of Chicago's O'Hare airport. See http://www.starvedrockstatepark.org for more information.

A full CFP will be circulated shortly, but here we include the *IMPORTANT DATES*

  • Long/short paper submission deadline: Feb 10, 2012 (Fri)

GIVE-2.5 Last call for participation: help evaluate NLG systems

Abbreviated Title: 
GIVE-2.5 Last call for participation
Call for Participation
Submission Deadline: 
9 Sep 2011
Event Dates: 
1 Jul 2011 - 9 Sep 2011
City: 
Online
Contact: 
Kristina Striegnitz
Contact Email: 
striegnk [at] union [dot] edu

GIVE-2.5: NLG Challenge on Generating Instructions in Virtual Environments

*** Please take this last opportunity to help us evaluate NLG systems by
*** going on a virtual treasure hunt.
*** Several software improvements have been made, so please try again if
*** you had problems before!

http://www.give-challenge.org

Part of Generation Challenges 2011
Endorsed by SIGGEN and SIGSEM

Dear colleagues,

13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation - submission deadline postponed to June 8th

Abbreviated Title: 
ENLG-11 - deadline postponed
Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: 
8 Jun 2011
Event Dates: 
28 Sep 2011 - 30 Sep 2011
City: 
Nancy
Country: 
France
Contact: 
Claire Gardent
Contact: 
Kristina Striegnitz
Contact Email: 
gardent [at] loria [dot] fr
Contact Email: 
striegnk [at] union [dot] edu

***** Upon popular request, the deadline for submissions has been postponed
***** to June 8th, 2011

13th EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON NATURAL LANGUAGE GENERATION (ENLG 2011)
http://talc.loria.fr/13th-European-Workshop-on-Natural.html

LAST CALL FOR PAPERS

ENLG 2011 will take place in Nancy, France, Sep. 28-30, 2011.
Submission deadline: June 8, 2011

Invited Speakers:
* Oliver Lemon, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
* Johanna Moore, University of Edinburgh, UK
* Jeff Orkin, MIT Media Labs, USA

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