Joint Second Workshop on Language and Ontology & Terminology and Knowledge Structures (LangOnto2 + TermiKS)

Topics of Interest

  • NLP-driven ontology modelling
  • Ontology learning and population from text
  • Ontology authoring
  • Annotation and annotation schemes
  • Psychological studies of errors
  • NLP-driven access to ontologies
  • Natural language interfaces to ontologies
  • Natural language interfaces for competency questions
  • Verbalisation of ontologies
  • Verbalisation of ontology query languages
  • Ontologies for NLP tasks (e.g. textual entailment, summarisation, word sense disambiguation)
  • Ontology-based information retrieval
  • Visualisation of lexical ontologies
  • Ontology-driven natural language generation
  • Reasoning over natural language text using ontologies
  • Automatic generation and disambiguation of lexico-semantic knowledge using ontologies
  • Inferencing aided by lexico-semantic resources such as WordNet, FrameNet, BabelNet, …
  • The use of ontologies to model natural language semantics
  • The use of non-classical reasoning in lexical ontologies
  • Using ontologies to structure linguistic tagsets
  • Linguistic, cognitive, psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic, computational and hybrid approaches to knowledge modelling
  • Construction of terminological knowledge bases
  • Terminology modelling for MT
  • Knowledge extraction from user-generated content
  • Frame-based approaches to knowledge extraction and representation
  • Building knowledge resources for less-resourced domains and languages
  • Term variation and knowledge representations
  • NLP applications for terminology management

Guide for authors

We invite contributions of either long papers (8 pages + 2 of references, in LREC format) or poster/demo proposals (4 pages +2 of references , in LREC format), on theoretical issues, empirical studies, practical applications.

Program Committee

  • Guadalupe Aguado-de-Cea (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)
  • Amparo Alcina (Universitat Jaume I, Spain)
  • Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles (IRIT, France)
  • Caroline Barrière (CRIM, Canada)
  • John Bateman (Bremen University)
  • Maja Bratanic (Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, Croatia)
  • Paul Buitelaar (DERI, Ireland)
  • Elena Cabrio (University of Nice)
  • Federico Cerutti (Cardiff University)
  • Béatrice Daille (University of Nantes, France)
  • Aldo Gangemi (LIPN University, ISTC-CNR Rome)
  • Nuria García-Santa
  • Eric Gaussier (University of Grenoble, France)
  • Emiliano Giovannetti (ILC-CNR)
  • Ulrich Heid (University of Hildesheim, Germany)
  • Caroline Jay (University of Manchester)
  • Kyo Kageura (University of Tokio, Japan)
  • Hans-Ulrich Krieger (DFKI GmbH)
  • Roman Kutlak (Oxford University Press)
  • Gerasimos Lampouras (University of Sheffield)
  • Marie-Claude L'Homme (OLST, Université de Montréal, Canada)
  • Mercè Lorente Casafont (Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
  • Monica Monachini (ILC-CNR)
  • Andrea Moro (Sapienza Università di Roma)
  • Mojca Pecman (University of Paris Diderot, France)
  • Silvia Piccini (ILC-CNR)
  • Richard Power (Open University)
  • Yuan Ren (Microsoft China)
  • Fabio Rinaldi (Universität Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Irena Spasic (University of Cardiff)
  • Robert Stevens (University of Manchester)
  • Rita Temmerman (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)
  • Paola Velardi (University La Sapienza, Italy)
  • Markel Vigo (University of Manchester)
  • Boris Villazon-Terrazas (Fujitsu Research Labs, Madrid)
  • Serena Villata (CNRS, France)
  • Adam Wyner (University of Aberdeen)

Important Dates

  • 21st February 2016
    10th February 2016
    Paper submissions due
  • 17th March 2016
    10th March 2016
    Paper notification of acceptance
  • 2nd April 2016
    Camera-ready papers due
  • 23rd May 2016