ICON-2021: THE EIGHTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING (Virtual Conference)
NIT SILCHAR, INDIA
December 16-19, 2021
NLP Association of India
CNLP Group, Dept of CSE, NIT Silchar
Call for Papers
The eighteenth International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-2021) will be held at NIT Silchar, India during December 16-19, 2021. The ICON Conference series is a forum for promoting interaction among researchers in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computational linguistics (CL) in India and abroad. The main conference is on December 17-18, 2021. This will be preceded by one day of pre-conference tutorials / workshops on December 16, 2021 and one day of post conference shared tasks / tools / demos on December 19, 2021.
TopicsPapers are invited on substantial, original and unpublished research on all aspects of Natural Language Processing, with a particular focus on South Asian languages and other less resourced languages, issues, and applications relevant to South Asia. However, other languages of the world are not excluded. The areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Proposals are invited for pre-conference tutorials/workshops. Tutorials/Workshops can be of half-day or full-day duration. The proposal should be presented in the form of an extended abstract (1-2 pages) as per the ICON 2021 template (ACL template). This should contain a topical outline of the content, description of the proposers and their qualifications relating to the tutorial content.
Proposals for Tutorial/Workshop can be submitted at this link. Send tutorial/workshop proposals to the ICON-2021 Secretariat by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, please refer to the Conference URL or contact the ICON-2021 Secretariat.
The ICON organising Committee pleased to call for papers for the 3rd Doctoral Consortium. This event extends an opportunity for doctoral candidates to present and discuss their research with a panel of experts. The discussion would include a feedback on the evolution and progress of their research. It also helps them to identify the roadmap and additional studies, which could help refine the shape of their doctoral thesis. The doctoral consortium will be a one-day or half day event being organised on December 16, 2021, as part of the ICON-2021 conference at the National Institute of Technology Silchar (NIT Silchar). The applicants are required to submit a two-page extended abstract of their PhD research work. Submit your abstracts at this link . The shortlisted candidates would be invited to the consortium where they are required to present a summary of their research. Each candidate will be given 30 minutes for the presentation, which will be followed by a discussion of 15 minutes, led by a panel of experts. Prospective doctoral students from language technologies related disciplines are invited to apply. The selection of participants will be based on the submitted abstracts.
The invitation is open to all participants of ICON 2021. The applicants are required to submit an extended two-page abstract on their ongoing doctoral research. The submission can be extended to a maximum of two pages including all text, figures and tables, plus an additional third page exclusively for references. The submissions must follow the ICON template provided in the author's kit.The abstracts may incorporate published and in-progress work from the authors. Submissions are expected to present a fair picture of the research undertaken towards the thesis. Participants are advised to refrain from submitting a shorter version of their conference papers. Submissions must have the participant as the sole author. Acknowledgements to their supervisors, supporting agencies/bodies, and contributors to thework, can be made in a separate section.
The submission must highlight the following: The motivation of the research; Key issues identified/addressed; Major contributions; Methodologies, Experiments; Discussion of results; Future plans and Roadmap for the thesis.
Proposals are invited for post-conference shared tasks / tools / demos. Shared Tasks /Tools / Demos can be of half-day or full-day duration. The proposal should be presented in the form of an extended abstract (1-2 pages) as per the ICON 2021 template (ACL template). This should contain a topical outline of the content, description of the proposers and their qualifications relating to the shared tasks / tools / demos content.
Proposals for Shared Tasks /Tools / Demos can be submitted at this link. Send shared task / tool / demo proposals to the ICON-2021 Secretariat by email to email@example.com. For further information, please refer to the Conference URL or contact the ICON-2021 Secretariat.