13th National Natural Language Processing Research Symposium

University of the Immaculate Conception, Annex Campus, Davao City

April 21-22, 2017

Official website: http://site.uic.edu.ph/13nnlprs/

Co-organized by the Computing Society of the Philippines – Special Interest Group on Natural Language Processing (CSP SIG-NLP), National University Computing Research Center (NU CRC), and University of the Immaculate Conception

The 13th National Natural Language Processing Research Symposium (NNLPRS) will take place on April 21-22, 2017 at University of the Immaculate Conception. NNLPRS is a regular gathering of researchers from different fields working on the analysis, processing, and generation of human languages. This event is intended to provide a forum for the conduct of more research and international networking. The past symposia have covered a wide range of topics in NLP and were graced by international invited speakers:

  • Prof. Robert Dale of Macquarie University, Australia in 2004;
  • Prof. Chu-Ren Huang from Institute of Linguistics in Academia Sinica of Taiwan in 2007;
  • Mr. Adam Pease of Articulate Software USA, and Prof. Gerald Nelson of the Chinese University of Hong Kong both in 2009;
  • Prof. Dekai Wu from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2010;
  • Prof. Hwee Tou Ng from the National University of Singapore in 2011;
  • Prof. Chiu-Yu Tseng from Academia Sinica of Taiwan and Prof. Tod Allman of the Graduate Institute of Linguistics in 2014;
  • Prof. Enya Kong Tang from Linton University of Malaysia and Prof. Tod Allman of the Graduate Institute of Linguistics in 2015; and
  • Prof. Chu Ren Huang from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Prof. Tod Allman of the Graduate Institute of Linguistics in 2016.


With the theme “Speech and Text Analytics”, the 13th NNLPRS will be a venue for discussing the various challenges and opportunities that we face in integrating human language technologies to analyze various types of data.  Papers on preliminary works describing the challenges and opportunities faced by the authors are also invited. Select papers will be invited to a special issue of the Philippine Computing Journal.

Relevant topics include but not limited to the following areas:

Language Computing
  • Corpus building
  • Dictionary and Philippine languages
  • Discourse analysis
  • Phonology and morphology
  • Language resources and evaluation
  • Language clustering and mapping
  • Language learning
  • Lexicology
  • Multilingual speech corpora
  • Prosody
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Speech databases
  • Standardization
  • Syntax and grammar
  • Automatic Speech recognition
  • Culturomics
  • Information retrieval
  • Machine learning for natural language
  • Machine translation
  • Named entity recognition
  • Natural language generation
  • Segmentation and labeling
  • Sentiment analysis and opinion mining
  • Sign language processing
  • Speech synthesis
  • Text summarization and generation
  • Word sense disambiguation
  • WordNets and ontologies


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