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Newsletter 1 (11 Nov 2004)


      International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing 2005
                Oct. 10-15, 2005 at Jeju Island, Korea

        IJCNLP2005 Newsletter No.1              (11/11/2004)
Publicity Chairs: Hiroshi Nakagawa (U-Tokyo, Japan) and Jong C. Park (KAIST,

The publicity chairs of IJCNLP05 plan to issue newsletter to inform you of
the latest information about IJCNLP05. This is the first Newsletter of
INCNLP05 next year.

Now IJCNLP05's homepage is open. You can check the updated information on

This newsletter includes
1) Venue
2) Important dates
3) Call For Paper
4) Organizations

1. Venue:

Ramada Plaza Jeju Hotel   in Jeju city
This hotel was newly built and opened in July 2003 as a five-star hotel. It
can be reached in 5 minutes from both Jeju International Airport and Jeju
Harbor. For more details, just visit its homepage at

As for sightseeing links, the following may be useful for visitors:
(1) Official Korea Travel site (
(2) About Jeju Island

"Discover the fantastic nature of Jeju, Hawaii of the Far East"

2. Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline Fri 15-Apr-05
Notification of acceptance Mon 23-May-05
Camera ready due Mon 13-Jun-05
Tutorials and Pre-conference Workshops: TBA
  Main Conference: Oct. 11-13, 2005
  Post-conference Workshops: TBA
Note that AIRS2005 (Asian Information Retrieval Symposium 2005) is planned
to be the collocated conferences of IJCNLP05. The plan at this moment is the
first day of AIRS05 will be overlapped with the last day of IJCNLP05 main

3. Preliminary Call For Papers

The 2nd International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing
       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.  This is a preliminary call for papers to
assist you in scheduling.

            +++ 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.


We expect to publish the proceedings of the conference as a volume in the
Springer-Verlag LNAI series.  Details of submission requirements and
formatting will be announced in a future mailing.


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

4.  Organization

IJCNLP-05 People (Nov. 11, 2004)

1. Conference chair
- Prof. Key-Sun Choi (KAIST, Korea,

2. Organizing committee chair
- Prof. Jong-Hyeok Lee (POSTECH, Korea,

3. Program committee co-chairs
- Prof. Robert Dale (Macquarie Univ., Australia,
- Prof. Kam-fai Wong (Chinese Univ. of HK, Hong Kong,

4. Publication committee chairs
- Dr. Jian Su (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore,
- Dr. Olivia Kwong (City Univ. of Hong Kong,

5. Publicity (advertisement) committee co-chairs
- Prof. Hiroshi Nakagawa (Uni. of Tokyo, Japan,
- Prof. Jong C. Park (KAIST, Korea,

6. Financial committee co-chairs
- Prof. Hyuk-Chul Kwon(Busan Nat'l U., Korea,
- Prof. Benjamin K. Tsou (City Univ. of HK, Hong Kong,

7. Poster & Demo co-chairs
- Prof. Rajeev Sangal (IIIT, India,
- two more co-chairs(TBA)

8. Tutorial committee chair
- Prof. Dekai Wu (HKUST, Hong Kong, ??

9. Workshops & satellite chairs
- Prof. Yuji Matsumoto (NAIST, Japan,
- Prof. Laurent Romary (LORIA, France,

10. Exhibition committee co-chairs
- Seung-Shik Kang (Kookmin Univ., Korea,
-Tetsuya Ishikawa (Tsukuba University, Japan,



- 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)