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CSLP 2012 : 7th International Workshop on Constraint Solving and Language Processing

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Conference Series : Constraint Solving and Language Processing
 
Link: http://www.univ-orleans.fr/lifo/evenements/CSLP2012/
 
When Sep 13, 2012 - Sep 14, 2012
Where Orléans, France
Submission Deadline Jun 25, 2012
Notification Due Aug 1, 2012
Final Version Due Sep 1, 2012
Categories    NLP   cognitive science   artificial intelligence   computational linguistics
 

Call For Papers

First CALL FOR PAPERS

Constraint Solving and Language Processing - CSLP 2012 -
Seventh International Workshop
University of Orléans, Orléans, France
September 13-14, 2012
http://www.univ-orleans.fr/lifo/evenements/CSLP2012/


INTRODUCTION

The Constraint Solving and Language Processing (CSLP) workshop
considers the role of constraints in the representation of language
and the implementation of language processing from an
interdisciplinary perspective. This theme should be interpreted
inclusively: contributions from linguistics, computer science,
psycholinguistics and related areas are welcome, and an
interdisciplinary perspective is of particular interest.

Constraints are widely used in linguistics, computer science, and
psychology. How they are used, however, varies widely according to the
research domain: knowledge representation, cognitive modelling,
problem solving mechanisms, etc. These different perspectives are
complementary, each one adding a piece to the puzzle. For example,
linguistics proposes in-depth descriptions implementing constraints in
order to filter out structures by means of description languages,
constraint ranking, etc. The constraint programming paradigm, on the
other hand, shows that constraints have to be taken as a systematic
whole and can thus play a role in building the structures (or can even
replace structures). Finally, psycholinguistics experiment have been
made, investigating the role of constraint systems for cognitive
processes in comprehension and production, as well as addressing how
they can be acquired.


TOPICS

CSLP is open to submissions on topics including, but not limited to:

* Constraints in human language comprehension and production
* Context modelling and discourse interpretation
* Acquisition of constraints
* Constraints and learning
* Cross-theoretical view of the notion of constraint
* New advances in constraint-based linguistic theories
* Constraint satisfaction (CS) technologies for NLP
* Linguistic analysis and linguistic theories biased towards CS or
constraint logic programming (CLP)
* Application of CS or CLP for NLP
* CS and CLP for other than textual or spoken languages, e.g., sign
languages and biological, multimodal human-computer interaction,
visual languages
* Probabilistic constraint-based reasoning for NLP and context
comprehension


PREVIOUS EDITIONS

Six CSLP workshops have been organized in the past in: Karlsruhe,
Germany (2011), Hamburg, Germany (2008), Roskilde, Denmark (2007),
Sydney, Australia (2006), Sitges, Spain (2005), Roskilde, Denmark
(2004).


IMPORTANT DATES

Submission Deadline: June 10, 2012
Notification: August 1st, 2012
Camera-ready Version: September 1st, 2012

Workshop Dates: September 13-14, 2012


SUBMISSIONS

Papers must be submitted electronically as PDF files and be prepared
using the Springer LNAI/LNCS format. Detailed formatting instructions
can be found at:
http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0

Papers should present original, unpublished work. Simultaneous
submission to other venues with published proceedings is
prohibited. CSLP accepts two kinds of submissions:

- full papers (12 pages including references) reporting completed,
significant research,
- short papers (6 pages including references) reporting ongoing
work and partial results.

Each submission will be reviewed by three program committee
members. Accepted long papers will be presented within 20 min talks
plus 10 min for questions. Accepted short papers will be presented
within 10 min talks plus 5 min for questions. Both paper types will be
published in the workshop proceedings.

Since reviewing will be blind, the submission should not include the
authors' names and affiliations. Other identifying information such as
obvious self-references (e.g., "We showed in [12] ...") and financial
or personal acknowledgements should be omitted in the submitted papers
whenever feasible.

Papers have to be submitted via the easychair conference management
system using the following link:

http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cslp2012

A volume at an international publisher will be considered for selected
and revised papers, if number and quality of submissions permits.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

To be announced

PROGRAM COMMITEE

Philippe Blache, CNRS - Université de Provence, France
Adriane Boyd, Universität Tübingen, Germany
Aoife Cahill, ETS Princeton, USA
Henning Christiansen, Roskilde University, Denmark
Berthold Crysmann, CNRS - Paris 7, France
Verónica Dahl, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Helen de Hoop, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Eric De La Clergerie, INRIA - Paris 7, France
Denys Duchier, Université d'Orléans, France
Claire Gardent, CNRS - LORIA, France
Barbara Hemforth, Université Paris Descartes, France
Maria Dolores Jiménez-López, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Laura Kallmeyer, Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany
Ruth Kempson, King's College London, UK
Stephan Kepser, Codecentric AG Düsseldorf, Germany
Patrick McCrae, Langtec Hamburg, Germany
Wolfgang Menzel, Universität Hamburg, Germany
Detmar Meurer, Universität of Tübingen, Germany
Véronique Moriceau, Université Paris XI, France
Jean-Philippe Prost, Université de Montpellier, France
Adam Przepiórkowski, IPIPAN, Warsaw, Poland
Christian Rétoré, Université de Bordeaux, France
Frank Richter, Universität Tübingen, Germany
Sylvain Salvati, INRIA - Université de Bordeaux, France
Sylvain Schmitz, ENS Cachan, France
Kiril Simov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Jesse Tseng, CNRS - Université de Toulouse, France
Jørgen Villadsen, Technical University of Denmark


LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITEE

Chairs:

Denys Duchier (LIFO - University of Orléans)
Yannick Parmentier (LIFO - University of Orléans)

Members:

Guillaume Cleuziou (LIFO - University of Orléans)
Thi-Bich-Hanh Dao (LIFO - University of Orléans)
Abdelali Ed-Dbali (LIFO - University of Orléans)
Matthieu Exbrayat (LIFO - University of Orléans)
Matthieu Lopez (LIFO - University of Orléans)
Lionel Martin (LIFO - University of Orléans)
Simon Petitjean (LIFO - University of Orléans)
Jacques-Henri Sublemontier (LIFO - University of Orléans)


All the information about the Conference is available at the CSLP
workshop website: http://www.univ-orleans.fr/lifo/evenements/CSLP2012/
E-mail: cslp2012@easychair.org

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