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The Second International Workshop on

Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science

NLUCS - 2005

May 24, 2005 Miami, USA

  First Announcement and Call for Papers 


Presentation Schedule


In conjunction with the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2005 (http://www.iceis.org/)  



Bernadette Sharp
Staffordshire University
United Kingdom


Workshop Background and Goals

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to

- Computer Model of Language Understanding
- Evolutionary Language Understanding
- Cognitive and Psychological Models of Language Understanding
- Pragmatics and Natural Language Understanding
- Speech Understanding
- Computational Text Understanding
- Situated (embodied) understanders / communicators
- Multimodality in speech / text understanding
- Message and Narrative Understanding Systems
- Text Summarization and Information Extraction
- Natural Language Interfaces and Dialogue Systems
- Multi-Lingual Processing and Understanding
- Tools and Resources in Language Understanding
- Evaluation of Language Understanding Systems
- Ontologies
- Text Mining
- Electronic Dictionaries


Format of the Workshop

The workshop will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations of previously submitted papers that went through a double peer review process. The proceedings of the workshop will be published in the form of a book.

Invited Speaker

- Prof Srini Narayanan , group leader of the AI group at ICSI Berkeley, USA
  Presentation Title: Computational Cognitive Semantics

Submission of Papers

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers for oral presentation in any of the areas listed above. Only full papers in English will be accepted, and the length of the paper should not exceed 10 pages (5000 words). Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex format) are available at the ICEIS web site. Postscript/RTF versions of the manuscript should be submitted thru ICEIS web-based paper submission procedure.

Important Dates

Full paper submission: February 15, 2005
Author notification: March 8, 2005
Camera-ready paper submission: March 18, 2005

Workshop Program Committee

Y. Wilks (UK)
J. Barnden (UK)
C. Higgins (UK)
J. Mothe (France)
C. Soule Dupuy (France)
C. Mota (Portugal)
P. Rayson (UK)
E. Ranchhod (Portugal)
D. Tufis (Romania)
F. Sedes (France)
M. Nunes (Brasil)
C. Day (UK) 
M. Tadic (Croatia)
A. Gelbukh (Korea)
C. Shan (USA)
Geoff Thompson (UK)
B. Endres-Niggemeye (Germany)
A. Monaghan (Ireland)
R. Schwitter (Australia)
D. Molla (Australia)
S. Helmreich (USA)
M. Aretoulaki (Germany)



The workshop will be held at Deauville Beach Resort in Miami, USA.

Registration Information

To attend the workshop you need to register at http://www.iceis.org


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