CFP: 9th International Conference on Meaning & Knowledge Representation

9th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEANING AND KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION (1, 2 and 3 July, 2020)

IN MEMORIAM LEOCADIO MARTÍN MINGORANCE (1947-1995): 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Spain

CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite 20-minute (plus 10-minute discussion) presentation proposals on the following general and/or specific topics:

General topics

  • At the crossroads between functionalist, cognitivist and/or constructionist approaches.
  • Division of labour of lexical semantics and constructional semantics.
  • Role of metaphor and metonymy and other cognitive operations in meaning construction and grammar.
  • Relationship between semantics, pragmatics and discourse in meaning construction and/or meaning representation.
  • Cognitive modelling and construal.
  • Linked data and semantic web technologies.
  • Knowledge representation and conversational agents
  • Artificial Intelligence and natural language processing (NLP)
  • Functional-cognitive approaches to language aware software
  • Human Language Technologies

Text analytics, NLP, and meaning

  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Social-Media Text Processing
  • Web Content Mining
  • Information Extraction
  • Linked Data Development/Applications
  • Parsing, NER, POS tagging
  • Deep Learning on Unstructured Data
  • Topic Modelling and Detection
  • Lexicon Application and Generation
  • Natural Language Generation

Lexical Constructional Model (LCM) and FunGramKB specific topics

  • Meaning construction and meaning representation in the LCM.
  • Methodological tools in the LCM (e.g. equipollence).
  • Syntactic representation in the LCM.
  • The form of lexical and constructional templates in the LCM.
  • Connections between the LCM and FunGramKB.
  • Lexico-grammatical knowledge in FunGramKB.
  • Terminology in FunGramKB.
  • Conceptual representation in FunGramKB.
  • Reasoning in FunGramKB.
  • NLP applications of FunGramKB.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Abstract submission deadline: March 16, 2020
  • Notification of acceptance: April 27, 2020
  • Early-bird registration: until May 4, 2020
  • Registration deadline: June 1, 2020
  • Conference dates: July 1, 2 and 3, 2020

Guidelines for submissions

Submissions should include the following information:

    Author’s name
    Affiliation
    E-mail address
    Paper title
    An abstract with a maximum of 500 words, excluding references

The official language of the conference is English. All paper proposals are assumed to represent original and unpublished work.

Abstracts must conform to the following guidelines:

http://www.fungramkb.com/events/2020/docs/abstract_format.pdf

Email for abstract submission: mkr2020madrid@gmail.com

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

  • Avelino Corral Esteban (Chair), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Rocío Jiménez Briones (Chair), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Laura Arce Álvarez, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Nicolás José Fernández Martínez, Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia Spain.
  • Patricia González Díaz, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Milagros González Martín, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Nashwa Nashaat-Sobhy, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.
  • Fredy Núñez Torres, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile.
  • M. Beatriz Pérez Cabello de Alba, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain.
  • Carlos Periñán-Pascual, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

  • Francisco Arcas Túnez, Universidad Católica San Antonio, Spain.
  • Annalisa Baicchi, Università di Pavia, Italy.
  • Hans C. Boas, University of Texas at Austin, USA.
  • Chris Butler, Swansea University, UK.
  • Francisco Cortés Rodríguez, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain.
  • Elke Diedrichsen, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Ireland.
  • Ángel Felices Lago, Universidad de Granada, Spain.
  • Carlos González Vergara, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Francisco Gonzálvez García, Universidad de Almería, Spain.
  • Markus Hofmann, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Ireland.
  • Rocío Jiménez Briones, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Ricardo Mairal Usón, UNED, Spain.
  • Brian Nolan, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Ireland.
  • Klaus-Uwe Panther, Universität Hamburg, Germany.
  • María Beatriz Pérez Cabello de Alba, UNED, Spain.
  • Sandra Peña Cervel, Universidad de La Rioja, Spain.
  • Carlos Periñán-Pascual, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain.
  • Francisco Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Universidad de La Rioja, Spain.
  • Robert D. Van Valin, Jr., University at Buffalo; The State University of New York, USA
Updated: December 12, 2019 — 4:30 pm