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GWC 2019 : 10th International Global Wordnet Conference


When Jul 23, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019
Where Wroclaw, Poland
Submission Deadline Mar 29, 2019
Notification Due Apr 26, 2019
Final Version Due Jun 28, 2019
Categories    NLP

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

10th International Global Wordnet Conference,
Wroclaw, Poland
July 23-27, 2019

Global Wordnet Association:
Conference website:

The Global Wordnet Association is pleased to announce the 10th International
Global Wordnet Conference (GWC2019) in Wroclaw (Poland) hosted by the
Language Technology Research Group at Wroclaw University of Science and

Organisers: Maciej Piasecki, Ewa Rudnicka, Jan Wieczorek

Details about the Association and the full announcement for the conference
can be found on the conference website:

We invite submissions with original contributions addressing, but not
limited to, the topics listed below. Proposals for tutorials are welcome as

Conference Topics
1. Lexical semantics and meaning representation
* Critical analysis and applications of lexical and semantic relations
* Proposed new relations
* Definitions, semantic components, co-occurrence and frequency statistics
* Word and Sense Embeddings
* Necessity and completeness issues
* Ontology and wordnet
* Other lexicographical and lexicological questions pertaining to
wordnet-style meaning representation
* Wordnets and Linked Open Data (LOD)

2. Architecture of lexical databases
* Language independent and language dependent components
* Integration of multi-wordnets in research infrastructures (like CLARIN)
and LT networks (like META-NET)

3. Tools and Methods for wordnet development
* User and Data entry interfaces
* Methods for constructing, extending and enriching wordnets

4. Applications of wordnet
* Word sense disambiguation
* Machine translation
* Information extraction and retrieval
* Document structuring and categorisation
* Automatic hyperlinking
* Language pedagogy
* Psycholinguistic applications

5. Standardization, distribution and availability of wordnets and wordnet

Submissions will fall into one of the following categories (page limits
exclude references):
* long papers: 8 pages max, 30 minutes presentation
* short papers: 5 pages max; 15 minutes presentation
* project reports: 5 pages max., 10 minutes presentation
* demonstrations: 5 pages max, with an additional 3 pages screen dumps or
images; 20 minutes presentation

Submissions should be anonymous and any identifying information must be
removed. Authors must state the preferred category, though acceptance may be
subject to change in the category of the presentation, e.g. a long paper
submission may be accepted as a short paper.

Final papers should be submitted in electronic form (PDF only).

Papers must be submitted to the EasyChair website:
GWA 2019 Easy Chair site:;conf=gwc2019

The format of the paper is in ACL format (PDF):
ACL 2010 paper formats:

Important Dates
1. March 29, 2019 Deadline for paper submission
2. April 26, 2019 Notification of acceptance
3. April 26, 2019 Registration opens
4. June 28 – Deadline author registration, final version paper
5. July 23-27, 2019 Conference

Conference proceedings will be open access and downloadable from the GWA
website. The proceedings will have an ISBN and be published in the ACL

Papers are only included in the proceedings if at least one author has
registered by June 28.

Inclusion of accepted submissions into the final program and the proceedings
is contingent upon at least one author's registration. Late registration and
on-site registration for participants is possible without inclusion of the
paper and without presentation.

Conference Chairs
Christiane Fellbaum,
Piek Vossen,

Local Organizing Chairs
Ewa Rudnicka –
Maciej Piasecki –

Program Committee
Adam Pease, Articulate Software
Ales Horak, Masaryk University
Alexandre Rademaker, IBM Research Brazil and EMAp/FGV
Bolette Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
Christiane Fellbaum, Princeton University
Darja Fiser, University of Ljubljana
David Lindemann, IWiSt, University of Hildesheim
Diptesh Kanojia, IIT Bombay
Eneko Agirre, University of the Basque Country
Ewa Rudnicka, Wrocław University of Technology
Francis Bond, Nanyang Technological University
Gerard De Melo, Rutgers University
German Rigau, IXA Group, UPV/EHU
Haldur Oim, University of Tartu
Heili Orav, University of Tartu
Hugo Gonçalo-Oliveira, Department of Informatics Engineering of the
University of Coimbra
Janos Csirik, University of Szeged
John Mccrae, National University of Ireland, Galway
Kadri Vider, University of Tartu
Kevin Scannell, Saint Louis University
Kyoko Kanzaki, Toyohashi University of Technology
Maciej Piasecki, Department of Computational Intelligence, Wroclaw
Marten Postma, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Paul Buitelaar, National University of Ireland, Galway
Piek Vossen, VU University Amsterdam.
Sanni Nimb, The Danish Society for Language and Literature
Shan Wang, The Education University of Hong Kong
Shu-Kai Hsieh, National Taiwan Normal University
Sonja Bosch, Department of African Languages, University of South Africa
Thierry Declerck, DFKI, Saarbruecken
Tim Baldwin, The University of Melbourne
Tomaž Erjavec, Dept. of Knowledge Technologies, Jožef Stefan Institute
Umamaheswari Vasanthakumar, Nanyang Technological University
Valeria Depaiva, Natural Language and AI Research Laboratory of Nuance
Communications, Inc.
Verginica Mititelu, Romanian Academy Research Institute for Artificial

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