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CLT 2014 : 5th Conference on Language and Technology 2014


When Nov 13, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014
Where Karachi, Pakistan
Submission Deadline Jun 29, 2014
Notification Due Aug 13, 2014
Final Version Due Sep 7, 2014
Categories    natural language processing   computational linguistics   text mining   NLP

Call For Papers

CLT14 - SNLP's 5th Conference on Language and Technology 2014
13-15 November, 2014
DHA Suffa University, Karachi, Pakistan

Call for Papers

The Conference on Language and Technology (CLT) is a biennial conference series organized by Society for Natural Language Processing (SNLP;, Pakistan, aiming to bring together students, researchers and practitioners to exchange research and development in the fields of linguistics and processing of speech, script and language.

The Conference on Language and Technology series is an effort to promote the area of research, educate the masses and the decision making authorities to realize the importance of Language and Technology in this modern age of computers. Following are the venues of previous four conferences.

• CLT12, Centre of Language Engineering (CLE), KICS, UET, Lahore
• CLT10, National Language Authority (NLA), Islamabad
• CLT09, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore
• CLT07, Peshawar University, Bara Gali Campus

The 5th CLT will held at DHA Suffa University, a new fast growing university that focuses on the application of science and technology in every day life. Its campus is located in the Defence Housing Society, a peaceful and secure area of Karachi.

The program of CLT14 will consist of paper presentation, tutorials, software demos and a shared task about transliteration. Authors are invited to submit full papers describing completed or on-going research or development in the following and related areas.

Writing Systems/Orthography, Phonetics, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, Discourse Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, Linguistic Resources, Localization, POS Tagging, Morphology, Morphological Analysis, Stemming, Chunking, Word Sense Disambiguation, Grammar Modeling and Parsing, Text Summarization, Speech Recognition and Synthesis, Machine Translation, Optical Character Recognition, Computer Assisted Language Learning

The calls and submission details for papers, tutorials, demos and shared task are given on the conference website.

Selected papers will be published in Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, an HEC recognized X-category journal.

Organizing Committee:

Conference Chair: Athar Mahboob, Dean, DHA Suffa University, Karachi
Conference Co-Chair: Sarmad Hussain, UET, Lahore & chairperson, SNLP
Technical Cmt. Chair: Miriam Butt, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Publication Cmt. Chair: Nadir Durrani, University of Edinburgh, UK
Programme Cmt. Chair: Tafseer Ahmed, DHA Suffa University, Karachi

Technical Committee:

Tafseer Ahmed, DHA Suffa University, Karachi
Qurat-ul-Ain Akram, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
Shyam Agrawal, KIIT group of colleges, India
Haroon Babri, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
Bal Krishna Bal, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Pushpak Bhatacharyya, IIT Bombay, India
Tina Bögel, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Miriam Butt, Universität Konstanz, Germany (Chair)
Nadir Durrani, University of Edinburgh, UK
Tania Habib, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
Annette Hautli, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Tracy Holloway King, eBay, USA
Samar Husain, Universität Potsdam, Germany
Afaq Husain, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

Sarmad Hussain, University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore
Saad Irtza, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
M. Abid Khan, University of Peshawar, Peshawar
Lori Levin, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Tahira Naseem, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Ghulam Raza, Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad
Roni Rosenfeld, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Hassan Sajjad, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Qatar
Faisal Shafiat, University of Western Australia, Australia
Dipti Sharma, IIT Hyderabad, India
Imran Siddiqi, Bahria University, Islamabad
Sebastian Sulger, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Ruvan Weerasinghe, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Khaver Zia, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore

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