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10th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 23-28 May 2016, Portorož (Slovenia)

Held under the Honorary Patronage of His Excellency Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia

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Conference Topics

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Issues in the design, construction and use of LRs: text, speech, multimodality
  • Guidelines, standards, best practices and models for LRs interoperability
  • Methodologies and tools for LRs construction and annotation
  • Methodologies and tools for extraction and acquisition of knowledge
  • Ontologies, terminology and knowledge representation
  • LRs and Semantic Web
  • LRs and Crowdsourcing
  • Metadata for LRs and semantic/content mark-up
  • Best practices in the use of LR citations

 

Exploitation of LRs in systems and applications
  • Multimedia information and multimodal communication , including Sign Languages
  • LRs in systems and applications such as: information extraction, information retrieval, audio-visual and multimedia search, speech dictation, audio-visual transcriptions and annotations, computer aided language learning, training and education, mobile communication, machine translation, speech translation, summarisation, semantic search, text mining and analytics, inferencing, reasoning, sentiment analysis, etc.
  • Interfaces: (speech-based) dialogue systems, natural language and multimodal/multi-sensory interactions, voice-activated services, etc.
  • Use of (multilingual) LRs in various fields of application like e-commerce, e-government, e-culture, e-health, e-participation, mobile applications, digital humanities, Digital Service Infrastructures, etc.
  • Industrial LRs requirements, user needs

 

Issues in LT evaluation
  • LT evaluation methodologies, protocols and measures
  • Validation and quality assurance of LRs
  • Benchmarking of systems and products
  • Usability evaluation of HLT-based user interfaces and dialogue systems
  • User satisfaction evaluation

 

General issues regarding LRs & Evaluation
  • International and national activities, projects and collaboration
  • Priorities, perspectives, strategies in national and international policies for LRs
  • Multilingual issues, language coverage and diversity, less-resourced languages
  • Open, linked and shared data and tools, open and collaborative architectures
  • Organisational, economical, ethical and legal issues.

Important Dates

  • 25 October 2015: Submission of proposals for oral and poster papers
  • 25 October 2015: Submission of proposals for panels, workshops and tutorials
  • 27 November 2015: Notification of acceptance of worksohps and tutorials
  • 1st February 2016: Notification of accepted papers
  • 18th February 2016: Online Registration
  • 17th March 2016: Final Submission Deadline
  • 23-24 May 2016: Pre-conference Workshops & Tutorials
  • 25-26-27 May  2016: Main Conference
  • 28 May 2016: Workshops & Tutorials

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