COLIPS

Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop 2008

Singapore, July 14-16, 2008.

 

Call for Papers

The 9th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW2008)

July 14-19, 2008, Singapore

The Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society of Singapore (COLIPS) is pleased to announce that the 9th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW2008) will be held from 14 to 17 July 2008 in Singapore.

The previous conferences have been held in different Asia Pacific cities: Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, Xiamen, and Hsin Chu. CLSW has become one of the most important meetings in Asia for scholars of Chinese Lexical Semantics and related fields, such as Theoretical Linguistics, Information Processing and Computational Lexicography.

CONFERENCE TOPICS

The aim of the 9th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW2008) is to bring together researchers interested in any aspect of Chinese lexical semantics. Topics of interest for the workshop include theoretical, computational or application related issues of lexical semantic research. Papers are invited on substantial, original, and unpublished research in any aspects of lexical semantics in Chinese, including, but not limited to, the following:

  1. recent advancement in lexical semantics;
  2. Corpus annotation: methodologies and tools for sense tagging, collocational restrictions;
  3. Construction of lexical resources, including dictionaries, thesaurus, ontology, etc.;
  4. Representation, computation and inference of Chinese lexical meanings;
  5. Application issues of Chinese lexical semantics in NLP,Language engineering, lexicography, and other language disciplines.

 Papers on any topics in Chinese Lexical Semantics and related fields are cordially welcome.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

The official languages of the conference and workshop are English and Chinese (Mandarin).

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Abstracts should be as specific as possible, with statements of topic, approach/methodology, analysis and conclusion. Abstracts are limited to two A4 pages in 12-point font with 1'' margins. Data and examples must be given within the body of the text rather than at the end, though references may be included on a separate page, if necessary. Acceptable file formats are Portable Document Format (.pdf), MS Word (.doc), and plain text.

Please send your submission by Email to the Program Chair at chswh@nus.edu.sg.

Accepted papers will be published in the workshop proceedings with ISBN numbers obtained from the Singapore government. Selected quality papers will be published in the Commercial Press (Beijing)

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission deadline

February 29, 2008

Notification of acceptance

April 30, 2008

Final manuscript

May 31, 2008

Early bird registration

May 31, 2008

Deadline for registration

June 30, 2008

Conference dates

July 14-16, 2008

Steering Committee Meeting
July 14, 2008

Banquet

July 15, 2008

Post-conference Singapore tour
July 17, 2008

CHAIR & COMMITTEES

WORKSHOP CHAIR

Chin-Chuan Cheng

National Taiwan Normal University

Lua Kim Teng 

The Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society of Singapore (COLIPS)

 

ADVISORY COMMITTEE 

Yu Shiwen (Chair) 

Institute of Computational Linguistics, Peking University

Huang Chu-Ren 

Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Benjamin Tsou 

City University of Hong Kong

Su Xinchun

Department of Chinese, Xiamen University

 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

 Wang Hui (Chair) 

National University of Singapore

 Liu Meichun 

National Chiao Tung University

Chifa Lian    

National Tsing Hua University

Chin-Chin Tseng

National Taiwan Normal University

Lu Qin     

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Cheung Kwan Hin   

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Wang Hongjun

Peking University

Yuan Yulin

Peking University

Wang Hongfeng

Peking University

Sun Maosong

Tsinghua University

Chen Qunxiu

Tsinghua University

Zhou Qiang

Tsinghua University

Zhang Pu

Beijing Language and Culture University

Liu Qun

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ji Donghong

Wu Han University

Zhou Hongbo

The Commercial Press (Beijing)

Li Haizhou

Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Zhang Min

Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Gao Hong

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

HONG Huaqing

Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (CRPP) , Singapore

Yu Hao

Fujitsu Research Center, China

Fu Guohong Heilongjiang University, China
 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Lua Kim Teng (Chair) 

COLIPS, Singapore

Kang Shiyong (Deputy Chair) Ludong University, Yantai

Dong Minghui (Secretary)

Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Lua Tse Min (Treasurer)

COLIPS, Singapore

Zhang Min

Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Ma Bin

Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Eugene Koh Chin Wei

Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Gao Hong

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Hong Huaqing

Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (CRPP) , Singapore


CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr Wang Hui
Department of Chinese Studies,
National University of Singapore,
The Shaw Foundation Building,
5 Arts Link, Level 3, Singapore 117570

Tel:65-6516 6048
Fax:65-6779 4167
Email:chswh@nus.edu.sg

For more information, please visit the conference website: www.chineselex.org

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