Tuesday, June 3, 2008

PACLIC 22: Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (Cebu, Philippines)

(Note: From Dr. Rachel Edita Roxas, Dean, College of Computer Studies, De La Salle University-Manila)

PACLIC 22: Third Call for Papers
22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation in 2008
Cebu City, Philippines
November 20-22, 2008

Hosted by: De La Salle University-Manila, Philippines
Deadline for Paper Submission: June 30, 2008

Annual meetings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Informationand Computation (PACLIC) have provided places where scholars intheoretical and computational linguistics mainly from the Pacific Asiaregion get together to share new ideas about language, information and computation. The 22nd PACLIC, organized under the auspices of the PACLIC SteeringCommittee, endorsed and supported by the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (AFNLP), and hosted by the De La Salle University-Manila, will be held at the University of the Philippines Visayas-Cebu College, in Cebu City, Philippines on November 20-22, 2008.

Following the tradition of previous PACLIC meetings in Hong Kong (2001), Jeju, Korea (2002), Singapore (2003), Tokyo, Japan (2004), Taipei(2005), Wuhan, China (2006), and Seoul, Korea (2007), PACLIC 22 emphasizes the integration of theoretical frameworks with applied fields, cognitive accounts for language processing, and computational modeling of language. We invite prospective authors to submit original and unpublished paperson all aspects of theoretical and computational linguistics. Possible topics include but are not limited to: (1) language, (2) information, and (3) computation. Priority will be given to papers that are interdisciplinary and cover a wide range of languages in Asia.

Papers should be submitted online on or before June 30, 2008, using the template provided at http://ccs.dlsu.edu.ph/nlp-team/paclic22

Outstanding papers will be considered as candidates for the best paper prize. Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings(Previous PACLIC proceedings are indexed by ISTP/ISI Proceedings).

Important dates of PACLIC 22:

Due date for paper submission: June 30, 2008
Acceptance notification to authors: September 1, 2008
Due date for the camera-ready full paper: October 6, 2008
PACLIC 22 meeting: November 20-22, 2008

For further information about the paper submission and PACLIC 22 ingeneral, please visit http://ccs.dlsu.edu.ph/nlp-team/paclic22 or contact the Program Committee Chair, Rachel Edita Roxas, atroxasr@dlsu.edu.ph, or the local organizing committee chair, Charibeth Cheng, at koc@dlsu.edu.ph or at PACLIC22@dlsu.edu.ph.

PACLIC Steering Committee 2008:

Standing Members

Jae-Woong Choe, Korea University, Seoul
Yasunari Harada, Waseda University, Tokyo
Chu-Ren Huang, Academia Sinica, Taipei
Kim Teng Lua, Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society, Singapore Maosong Sun, Tsinghua University, Beijing
Benjamin T'sou, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Ex-Officio Members

Rachel Edita Roxas, De La Salle University-Manila (PACLIC 22 ProgramCommittee Chair)
Hee-Rahk Chae, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (PACLIC 21 ProgramCommittee Chair)

Program Committee:

Rachel Edita Roxas, De La Salle University-Manila [Chair]
Hee-Rahk Chae, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Co-Chair)
Tom Lai, City University of Hong Kong (Co-Chair)

PACLIC 22 Local Organizing Committee:

Charibeth Cheng, De La Salle University-Manila [Chair]
Nathalie Rose Lim, De La Salle University-Manila
Robert Roxas, University of the Philippines Visayas-Cebu College
Cherry Lyn Sta. Romana, Cebu Institute of Technology

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