The 24th Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Papers
Abbreviated Title: 
Yuan Ze University
Friday, 21 September 2012 to Saturday, 22 September 2012
Submission Deadline: 
Sunday, 29 July 2012

Call for Papers

The 24th Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING-2012)

September 21-22 2012, Chung-Li Taiwan

The 24th Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING 2012) will be held at Yuan Ze University in Chung-Li, Taiwan, September 21-22, 2012. Sponsored by the Association for Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (ACLCLP), ROCLING is the most historied and comprehensive conference focused on computational linguistics, speech processing, and related areas in Taiwan. ROCLING 2012 will be co-hosted by the Department of Information Management and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Yuan Ze University. The two-day conference will feature a full complement of invited talks, paper and poster sessions. ROCLING 2012 invites submissions of original and unpublished research papers on all areas of computational linguistics and speech processing, including but not limited to:

cognitive/psychological linguistics
semantic web

discourse/dialogue modeling

information extraction/text mining
speech analysis/synthesis

information retrieval
speech recognition/understanding

language understanding/generation
spoken dialog systems

spoken language processing

machine translation/multilingual processing

named entity recognition
text/speech summarization

NLP applications/tools/resources
web knowledge discovery

word segmentation/POS tagging

question answering


Submissions will be reviewed by at least two experts on the basis of originality, significance, technical soundness, and relevance to the conference. Accepted papers will be presented orally or as poster presentations. Both oral and poster presentations will be published in the ROCLING 2012 conference proceedings and included in the ACL Anthology. A number of papers will be selected as Journal versions and invited for extension and publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (IJCLCLP).

Important Dates:

Submission due:
July 29, 2012

Notification of acceptance:
August 26, 2012

Camera-ready due:
September 2, 2012

Conference date:
September 21 - 22, 2012


Dr. Kenneth Church, President of ACL

Dr. Li Deng, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research