14NNLPRS 2018

Organized by the Computing Society of the Philippines – Special Interest Group on Natural Language Processing (CSP SIG-NLP), National University (NU), and University of the Cordilleras

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/14nnlprs/home

The 14th National Natural Language Processing Research Symposium (14NNLPRS) will take place on May 11-12, 2018 at the University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City. 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 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. Tod Allman of the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics and Prof. Chiu-Yu Tseng from Academia Sinica of iwan in 2014;
  • Prof. Tod Allman of the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics and Prof. Enya Kong Tang from Linton University of Malaysia in 2015;
  • Prof. Tod Allman of the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics and Prof. Chu Ren Huang from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2016; and
  • Prof. Tod Allman of the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics in 2017.

With the theme “Humanitarian Technology”, the 14NNLPRS 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 towards addressing societal problems.

Relevant topics include but not limited to the following areas:

LANGUAGE
  • 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

COMPUTING

  • 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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