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WPLN 2011 : 2nd Argentinian Workshop on Natural Language Processing


When Aug 5, 2011 - Aug 6, 2011
Where Córdoba, Argentina
Submission Deadline Jun 10, 2011
Notification Due Jul 18, 2011
Final Version Due Jul 29, 2011
Categories    natural language processing   computational linguistics

Call For Papers

Call For Papers
2nd Argentinian Workshop on Natural Language Processing
August 5-6, 2011
Córdoba, Argentina

Submissions are invited for papers, posters and demonstrations presenting high quality, previously unpublished research on all areas of computational linguistics and natural language processing. Contributions may present results from completed as well as ongoing research, with an emphasis on novel approaches, methods, ideas, and perspectives. Submissions concerning languages in the Americas (including Portuguese and Spanish) are particularly welcome.


The workshop aims at offering an insight into current research and developments within the interdisciplinary field of natural language processing, including those topics where Computational Linguistics and Web-based technologies intersect. Both areas are inherently multidisciplinary and working on related problems. The workshop is intended to foster collaboration in information and language technologies.

This workshop is also conceived to provide a forum for researchers at all levels and from heterogeneous backgrounds to present their work within this field of research. Moreover, it is intended to promote the area of Computational Linguistics in Argentina in particular and in Latin America in general, and to establish and consolidate connections between communities in the Iberoamerican area.

Submissions should describe original and unpublished research or innovative industrial applications. Topics for submissions include, but are not limited to:

* Spoken Language
* Language Generation
* Phonetics and Phonology
* Syntax and Morphology
* Lexicology and Lexicography
* Formal and Computational Semantics
* Pragmatics and Discourse
* Corpus Linguistics
* Psycholinguistics
* Linguistic Theories applied to NLP
* Statistical and Corpus-Based NLP
* Text Mining
* Machine Translation and Summarization
* Information Extraction
* Information Retrieval
* Classification and Clustering
* Question Answering
* Opinion Mining
* Human-Computer Interaction
* Systems Construction and Evaluation
* Clustering the blogosphere
* Blog summarization
* Subjectivity in texts
* Sentiment analysis
* Automatic humour recognition
* Folksonomies and social tagging
* Clustering and visualization of tag clouds
* Plagiarism detection of ideas
* Opinion analysis
* Sources of opinions and authorship attribution
* Product analysis and text-based market analysis
* Enterprise 2.0 search
* Web advisors

We welcome three types of contributions:

* Full papers for oral presentation (10 pages), presenting substantial, original and completed research work.

* Short papers for presentation as posters (6 pages), with a small, focused contribution, work in progress, a negative result or an opinion piece.

* Student research papers for presentation at the Student Session (10 pages), authored exclusively by students.

Short papers/posters can be combined with a system demonstration.

The only accepted format for submitting papers is Adobe PDF. The format should follow the easychair instructions available at

As the review process will be double-blind, your submission must not include the author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s). Furthermore, self-references that reveal the author's identity, e.g., "We previously showed (Pérez, 2003) ...", must be avoided. Instead, citations such as "Pérez (2003) previously showed ...", must be used.

The proceedings of the workshop will be published as Technical Reports and as CEUR workshop proceedings (, ISSN 1613-0073).


Maarten de Rijke (Intelligent Systems Lab Amsterdam)


Iñaki Alegria. Universidad del Pais Vasco.
Laura Alonso-Alemany. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
Carlos Areces. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
Luciana Benotti. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
Jose Castaño. Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Víctor Castel. Universidad de Cuyo.
Irene Castellón. Universitat de Barcelona.
Bento Carlos Dias da Silva. Universidade Estadual Paulista.
Martin Dominguez. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
Paula Estrella. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
Agustin Gravano. Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Franco Luque. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
Ana Maguitman. Universidad Nacional del Sur.
Manuel Montes. Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electronica.
Thiago Pardo. Universidad de San Pablo.
Horacio Rodriguez. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Sandra Roger Calzetti. Universidad Nacional del Comahue
Horacio Saggion. Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
Thamar Solorio. The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Vera Strube de Lima. Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul.
José Troyano. Universidad de Sevilla.
Aline Villavicencio. Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Dina Wonsever. Universidad de la República. Uruguay.


Deadline for paper submission: June 10, 2011
Notification of acceptance: July 18, 2011
Deadline for camera-ready papers: July 29, 2011
Workshop: August 5-6, 2011


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