FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
Workshop on Tagging and Shallow Processing of Portuguese
University of Lisbon, October 3, 2003
A workshop associated with the
XIX Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Linguistics Society
Recent advances on tagging and other shallow processing tools have
confirmed the key importance of these applications to enable
subsequent stages of efficient deep linguistic processing, and
to improve the quality of information retrieval services and support
the semantic web.
The goal of this workshop will be to provide a forum to discuss
experiences and exchange results between people working in this area,
and to review the current state of the art in this diverse field in
what concerns the Portuguese language.
We would like to invite presentations reporting on recent advances on
all aspects of the shallow processing of Portuguese. We encourage
the representation of a large, multidisciplinary range of aspects
including but not limited to issues related to the entire production
cycle of POS taggers and other shallow processing tools such as
tokenizers, stemmers, MWU detectors, named entity recognizers,
NP chunkers, WSD tools, PP attachment resolvers, terminology
extractors, etc., ranging from the collection of stop lists to
the integration of these tools into broader systems and applications,
and including a.o. methodologies for accurate hand tagging, linguistic
resources for training and evaluation, learning algorithms and
their eventual tuning to Portuguese, finite-state solutions,
evaluation metrics and results, selected linguistic generalizations
and specifications, etc.
We invite presentations about relevant solutions and approaches to
the above issues as well as descriptions or demos of tools, resources,
systems or projects.
Deadline for submissions: July 4
Notification of acceptance: July 31
Camera-ready versions: September 8
(Microsoft Corp., USA)
(Univ. Lisboa, Dep. Linguística, Portugal)
(Univ. Lisboa, CLUL, Portugal)
(Univ. Lisboa, Dep. Informática, Portugal)
(Xerox Research Centre, France)
Fernanda Bacelar Nascimento
(Univ. Lisboa, CLUL, Portugal)
(Univ. Beira Interior, Dep. Informática, Portugal)
(LabEL / Univ. Algarve, Portugal)
(Univ. Federal de Santa Catarina, Dep. Linguística, Brazil)
(L2F INESC-ID Lisboa / IST, Portugal)
(Univ. Nova de Lisboa, Dept. Informática, Portugal)
(Univ. Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Dep. Informática, Brazil)
(Univ. Nova de Lisboa, Dep. Linguística, Portugal)
(Univ. Católica de São Paulo, Dep. Linguística, Brazil)
Vera Strube de Lima
(Pontifícia Univ. Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Fac. Informática, Brazil)
António Branco (Univ. Lisboa, Dep. Informática)
Amália Mendes (Univ. Lisboa, CLUL)
Ricardo Ribeiro (L2F INESC-ID Lisboa / ISCTE)
For submitting a contribution, please send an anonymous abstract,
without id information or self-references, of no more than 3 A4 pages,
including figures, tables and references, to the following
email address: email@example.com
Abstracts should be submitted electronically in .pdf format.
For up to three free conversions to PDF see http://22.214.171.124/index.pl?BP=NS .
In exceptional circumstances.ps/.doc/hard copy versions may be
Add also a separate .txt file including the following information:
The time allotted to regular presentations is planned to be
30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion.
Submissions will be reviewed by three members of the Program Committee.
Authors of accepted contributions will receive guidelines on how
to produce camera-ready versions of their abstracts to be published
as workshop notes. Fully-fledged versions of contributed presentations
will be invited after the workshop to be included in the proceedings.
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