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INFOS 2008: The 6th International Conference on Informatics and Systems Special Track On Natural Language Processing
Dates Mar 27, 2008 (iCal) - Mar 28, 2008
Location: Cairo, Egypt
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Important dates
Submissions: Dec 30, 2007
Notification: Jan 30, 2008
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INFOS 2008: The 6th International Conference on Informatics and Systems
              Special Track On Natural Language Processing

                           27-28 March, 2008
                              Cairo, Egypt

 Natural language processing research is gaining much interest from many
 parties such as researchers from academia, industry, and government
 developers, practitioners, and users. The goal of this track session(s) is
 to provide the participants with an opportunity to exchange ideas,
 approaches and implementations of computational systems, to highlight the
 common challenges faced by all practitioners, to assess the state of the
 art in the field, and to identify promising areas for future collaborative
 research in the development of NLP resources and systems.

 The following is a non-exhaustive list of topics covered by the track:
 * Ontologies and linguistic resources (corpora, electronic
 dictionaries, treebanks, etc.)
 * Transliteration, transcription and diacritization
 * Part of speech tagging
 * Morphological analysis and generation
 * Shallow and deep parsing
 * Machine translation
 * Word sense and syntactic disambiguation
 * Semantic analysis
 * Information retrieval
 * Information extraction
 * Question answering
 * Text clustering and classification
 * Text summarization
 * Text and web content  mining
 * Named entity recognition
 * Arabic script-based language processing

 Invited Speaker
 Prof. Ali Farghaly, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Text Group,
 Oracle USA, CA, and Adjunct Professor of Arabic Linguistics, Monterey
 Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, USA.

 Track Chair
 Prof. Khaled Shaalan (Faculty of Computers & Information, Cairo
 University, Egypt)

 Program Committee

 Nahed     Aboelhassan (Brandeis University, USA)
 Fawaz Al-Anzi (Kuwait University, Kuwait)
 Ibrahim Alkharashi (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology,
 Saudi Arabia)
 Galia Angelova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)
 Achraf Chalabi (Sakhr, Egypt)
 Chia-Hui Chang (National Central University, Taiwan)
 Kareem Darwish (Cairo University, Egypt)
 Mona Diab (Columbia University, USA)
 Joseph    Dichy    (Université Lumière-Lyon 2, France)
 Ahmed Guessoum (Freelance Consultant, Algeria)
 Nizar Habash (Columbia University, USA)
 Lamia Hadrich Belguith (Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management of
 Sfax, Tunisia)
 Sattar Izwaini (Abu Dhabi University, UAE)
 Mohammed Kayed (Beni-Sueif University, Egypt)
 Shereen khoja (Pacific University, USA)
 Petra Maier-Meyer (FAST, Germany)
 Farid Meziane (Salford University, UK)
 Ruslan Mitkov  (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
 Farhad     Oroumchian    (University of Wollongong in Dubai, UAE)
 Ahmed Rafea (American University in Cairo, Egypt)
 Doaa Samy (Universidad Carlos III Madrid, Spain)
 Otakar Smrz (Charles University, Czech Republic)
 Abdelhadi Soudi (Ecole Nationale de l'Industrie Minérale, Morocco)
 Hissam Tawfik (Liverpool Hope University, UK)
 Henry Thompson (University of Edinburgh, UK)
 Imed Zitouni (IBM, USA)

 Conference URL

 Important Dates
 Full Paper submission due:  30 December 2007
 Notification of acceptance:    30 January 2008
 Camera ready submissions:  15 February 2008

 For Further Information
 Prof. Khaled Shaalan,

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Facts about "INFOS NLP 2008"
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End dateMarch 28, 2008 +
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Has location cityCairo +
Has location countryCategory:Egypt +
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NotificationJanuary 30, 2008 +
Start dateMarch 27, 2008 +
Submission deadlineDecember 30, 2007 +
TitleINFOS 2008: The 6th International Conference on Informatics and Systems Special Track On Natural Language Processing +