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NLPCS 2014 : 11th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science


Conference Series : Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science
When Oct 27, 2014 - Oct 29, 2014
Where Venice
Submission Deadline Jun 20, 2014
Notification Due Jul 20, 2014
Final Version Due Aug 28, 2014
Categories    NLP   cognitive science   speech processing   AI

Call For Papers

11th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science

NLPCS 2014

27-29th October 2014, Venice, Italy


Bernadette Sharp (Staffordshire University, United Kingdom)
Rodolfo Delmonte (Ca’ Foscari University, Italy)
Email: delmont[at]


Rocco Tripodi (Ca’ Foscari University, Italy)
Email: rocco.tripodi[at]


The workshop will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners from the fields of natural language processing, computational linguistics and cognitive science to their ideas and investigations. Given the breadth of the topic, we welcome papers from many perspectives, including but not limited to computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, cognitive psychology, language learning, artificial intelligence, etc.
The aim of this workshop is to foster interactions among researchers and practitioners in Natural Language Processing (NLP) by taking a Cognitive Science perspective.
Hence, topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Computational Models of NLP
- Cognitive and Psychological Models of NLP
- Emotion and Language Processing
- Evolutionary NLP
- Discourse Processing
- Pragmatics and NLP
- Social Cognition of Language
- Embodied and Situated NLP
- Multimodality in Speech / Text Processing
- Text Summarisation and Information Extraction
- Natural Language Interfaces and Dialogue Systems
- Translation and Machine Translation
- Multi-Lingual Processing
- Speech Processing
- Tools and Resources in NLP
- Corpus Linguistics
- Text mining
- Ontologies

These topics can be addressed from any of the following perspectives: full automation by machines for machine (traditional NLP or Human Language Technology), semi-automated processing, i.e. machine-mediated processing (programs assisting people in their tasks), and simulation of human cognitive process.


Paper Submission: 20 June 2014
Authors’ Notification: 20 July 2014
Final Paper Submission and Registration: 28 August 2014


- Aretoulaki, M. (, UK)
- Bosco, C. (University of Torino, Italy)
- Cabrio, E. (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis Méditerranée, France)
- Carl, M. (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
- Cristea, D. (University A.I.Cuza, Iasi, Romania)
- Day, C. (Keele University, UK)
- Delmonte, R. (Universita’ Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Italy)
- Endres-Niggemeyer, B. (Fachhochschule Hanover, Germany)
- Ferret, O. (CEA, France)
- Fisher, I. (University of Konstanz, Germany)
- Fuji, R. (The University of Tokushima, Japan)
- Giusti G. (University of Venice, Italy)
- Higgins, S. (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
- Lenci, A. (University of Pisa, Italy)
- Lombardo V. (University of Torino, Italy)
- Magnini, B. (Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)
- Mazzei, M. (University of Torino, Italy)
- Murray, W. R. (Boeing Research and Technology, USA)
- Neustein, A. (International Journal of Speech Technology, USA)
- Rapp, R. (University of Aix-Marseille and Mainz, France/University of Mainz, Germany)
- Rayson, R. (Lancaster University, UK)
- Roche, C. (Condillac-LISTIC,
Université de Savoie, France)
- Schwab, D. (LIG-GETALP, Grenoble, France)
- Schwitter, R. (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)
- Sedes, F. (Université de Toulouse, France)
- Sérasset, G (Université Joseph Fourier – Grenoble 1, France)
- Sharp, B. (Staffordshire University, UK)
- Thompson, G. (Liverpool University, UK)
- Tonelli, S. (Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)
- Tufis, D. (RACAI, Romania)
- Wandmacher, T. (SYSTRAN, Paris, France)
- Zock, M. (LIF-CNRS, France )


Papers should be original, in pdf format and their submission should be done electronically via the following link:

Please note that for each accepted paper, at least one author must register for this workshop before the deadline. Otherwise, the paper cannot be published in the proceedings.

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere in English or in any other language. We may verify originality and detect plagiarism.

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