Montpellier (8th largest French city, nearby the Mediterranean Sea, oldest faculty of medicine in the Western World)
one of the main international conference on computational
natural language semantics, namely the 12th biennal conference
of the special interest group in computational semantics
SIGSEM), from the association for computational linguistics
(ACL). More precisely the areas of interest for the conference
include all computational aspects of meaning of natural language
within written, spoken, or multimodal communication.
Papers are invited on topics in these and closely related areas,
including the following: representation of meaning,
syntax-semantics interface, representing and resolving semantic
ambiguity, shallow and deep semantic processing and reasoning,
hybrid symbolic and statistical approaches to representing
semantics, alternative approaches to compositional semantics,
inference methods for computational semantics, recognizing
textual entailment, learning by reading, methodologies and
practices for semantic annotation, machine learning of semantic
structures, statistical semantics, computational aspects of
lexical semantics, semantics and ontologies, semantic web and
natural language processing, semantic aspects of language
generation, semantic relations in discourse and dialogue,
semantics and pragmatics of dialogue acts, multimodal and
grounded approaches to computing meaning, semantics-pragmatics
- Confirmed invited speakers
- This 4-day event will also include a Hackathon on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 as well as several workshops on September 19.
- The IWCS mail conference will include a special session on "computational semantics and argumentation"
- The proceedings will be published In ACL anthology.