Conference Topics

Issues in the design, construction and use of LRs: text, speech, sign, gesture, image, in single or multimodal/multimedia data

  • Guidelines, standards, best practices and models for LRs interoperability
  • Methodologies and tools for LRs construction and annotation
  • Methodologies and tools for extraction and acquisition of knowledge
  • Ontologies, terminology and knowledge representation
  • LRs and Semantic Web (including Linked Data, Knowledge Graphs, etc.)
  • LRs and Crowdsourcing
  • Metadata for LRs and semantic/content mark-up

Exploitation of LRs in systems and applications

  • Sign language, multimedia information and multimodal communication
  • LRs in systems and applications such as: information extraction, information retrieval, audio-visual and multimedia search, speech dictation, meeting transcription, Computer-Aided Language Learning, training and education, mobile communication, machine translation, speech translation, summarisation, semantic search, text mining, inferencing, reasoning, sentiment analysis/opinion mining, etc.
  • Interfaces: (speech-based) dialogue systems, natural language and multimodal/multisensory interactions, voice-activated services, etc.
  • Use of (multilingual) LRs in various fields of application like e-government, e-participation, e-culture, e-health, mobile applications, digital humanities, social sciences, etc.
  • Industrial LRs requirements
  • User needs, LT for accessibility

LRs in the age of deep neural networks

  • Semi-supervised, weakly-supervised and unsupervised machine learning approaches
  • Representation Learning for language
  • Techniques for (semi-)automatically generating training data
  • Cross-language NLP & Cross-domain NLP with reduction of human effort

Issues in LT evaluation

  • LT evaluation methodologies, protocols and measures
  • Validation and quality assurance of LRs
  • Benchmarking of systems and products
  • Usability evaluation of HLT-based user interfaces and dialogue systems
  • User satisfaction evaluation

General issues regarding LRs & Evaluation

  • International and national activities, projects and initiatives
  • Priorities, perspectives, strategies in national and international policies for LRs
  • Multilingual issues, language coverage and diversity, less-resourced languages
  • Open, linked and shared data and tools, open and collaborative architectures
  • Replicability and reproducibility issues
  • Organisational, economical, ethical and legal issues
28762777303_686513d051_o.jpg
Important dates
  • 29 October 2021: Submission of proposals for workshops and tutorials
  • 10 January 2022: Submission of proposals for oral and poster papers
  • tbd : Notification of acceptance for oral and poster/demo papers
  • tbd: Final Submission of accepted oral and poster/demo papers
  • 21-22-23 June 2022: Main Conference
  • 20-24-25 June 2022: Workshops & Tutorials