The Second International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-05)
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The 2nd International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-05)
October 11-13, 2005, Jeju Island, Korea


The 2nd International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP-05) will be organized by the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (AFNLP: on the beautiful Jeju Island, Korea, on October 11-13, 2005.

+++ Submission deadline: Friday 15th April 2005 +++


IJCNLP-05 invites the submission of original papers in all areas of natural language processing, including, but not limited to:

- the lexicon, phonology and morphology
- word segmentation
- part-of-speech tagging
- syntax and parsing
- semantics and pragmatics
- discourse and dialogue processing
- machine translation and multilingual processing
- question answering
- information extraction and text mining
- text summarisation
- natural language generation
- natural language applications, tools and resources
- linguistic, psychological and mathematical models of language

In addition to the above, we are particularly keen to include within the scope of the conference work in speech technology and information retrieval.


The proceedings of the conference will be published as a volume in the Springer-Verlag LNCS/LNAI series.  The Springer formatting guidelines and style files can be found at
Papers should be no more than 12 pages in length in the Springer format.

Paper submissions will be handled electronically using the START system; please submit your paper at  Reviewing will be blind, so in preparing your manuscript, do not include any information which could reveal your identity, or that of your co-authors. The title section of your manuscript should not contain any author names, email addresses, or affiliation information.


Paper submission deadline: Friday 15th April 2005
Notification of acceptance: Monday 23rd May 2005
Camera ready papers due: Monday 13th June 2005
IJCNLP-05 Conference: Tuesday-Thursday 11th-13th October 2005


Robert Dale, Macquarie University, Australia
Kam-Fai Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Claire Gardent, LORIA, France
Jamie Henderson, University of Edinburgh, UK
Chu-Ren Huang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Kentaro Inui, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Gary Lee, POSTECH, Korea
Kim-Teng Lua, Singapore
Diego Molla, Macquarie U, Australia
Helen Meng, CUHK, Hong Kong
Jian-Yun Nie, University of Montreal, Canada
Manfred Stede, University of Potsdam, Germany
Dragomir Radev, U Michigan, USA
Ming Zhou, Microsoft Research, Beijing, China

The Program Committee will be assisted by an international board of reviewers.



- Preparation of Final Papers (Posters and Demos)
- Newsletter 3 (21 June 2005)
- Call for Exhibition
- Call for Posters and Demos
- Preparation of Final Papers
- Information for Authors
- Call for Tutorial Proposals
- Call for Workshop Proposals
- Call for Papers
Newsletter 1 (11 Nov 2004)