SIGHAN-7: The Seventh SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Papers
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Monday, 14 October 2013
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Liang-Chih Yu
Yuen-Hsien Tseng
Jingbo Zhu
Fuji Ren
Submission Deadline: 
Friday, 28 June 2013


SIGHAN-7: The Seventh SIGHAN Workshop on Chinese Language Processing
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The Special Interest Group on Chinese Language Processing (SIGHAN) under the Association for Computational Linguistics was established in 2001 to realize and promote the widespread interest in all aspects of Chinese language. Following the success of previous SIGHAN workshops, that is SIGHAN-1 (in Mumbai, India with COLING-02), SIGHAN-2 (in Sapporo, Japan with ACL-03), SIGHAN-3 (in Barcelona, Spain with ACL-04), SIGHAN-4 (in Jeju Island, Korea with IJCNLP-05), SIGHAN-5 (in Sydney, Australia with ACL-COLING-06), and SIGHAN-6 (Hyderabad, India with IJCNLP-08), IJCNLP-13 in Japan will provide yet another ideal opportunity to bring together again influential as well as aspiring researchers from Asia Pacific, and those from many others from Europe and USA, to deliberate and interact on a range of research issues.

The purpose of the SIGHAN-7 is to identify challenging problems facing the development of Chinese language processing systems, and to shape future research directions through the publication of high quality, applied and theoretical research findings. We encourage submissions of papers on all topics in the general areas related to computational linguistics and speech/text processing of Chinese natural languages. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Computer-aided language learning
Corpus development and evaluation
Cross-language information retrieval
Discourse,dialogue, and pragmatics
Grammar induction
Language generation
Language modeling
Lexical semantics
Machine translation
NLP applications
Semantic role labeling
Speech recognition and synthesis
Spoken language processing
Syntactic parsing
Tagging and chunking
Text mining
Textual entailment and paraphrasing
Word segmentation
Word sense disambiguation

Important Dates

Paper Submission Due Date: June 28, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: August 9, 2013
Camera-Ready Deadline: August 23, 2013
Workshop Date: October 14, 2013

Workshop Co-Organizers

Liang-Chih Yu, Yuan-Ze University
Yuen-Hsien Tseng, National Taiwan Normal University
Jingbo Zhu, Northeastern University
Fuji Ren, The University of Tokoshima

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