7th National Natural Language Processing Research Symposium

Center for Language Technologies

De La Salle University, Manila

November 19-20, 2010

Call for Participation

The National Natural Language Processing Research Symposium (NNLPRS) is an annual gathering of researchers working on language and computing, with particular emphasis on the analysis and processing of the different Philippine languages. This year, the symposium aims to continue with its tradition of providing a venue for researchers to present their work, to share their knowledge and exchange ideas, and to collaborate on projects to further strengthen the area with the theme "Emerging Applications in Human Language Technology". The symposium will consist of a whole day forum on the first day and a morning lecture on information extraction and its application to eGovernance and business intelligence on the second day.

There are two invited speakers for this event. Prof. Dekai Wu is a professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology who also serves on the Editorial Board of AI Journal, Machine Translation, and Journal of Natural Language Engineering and organizes the annual workshop on Syntax and Structure in Statistical Translation (as part of COLING and ACL international conferences). Prof. Rochelle Lucas is a professor at the DLSU Department of English and Applied Linguistics and conducts research in the field of language learning and motivation.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS


Paper presentations in this year’s symposium include topics on:
  • Language Resources
  • Topic Alignment
  • Opinion Detection and Classification
  • Information Extraction
  • Question Answering
  • Story Generation
  • NLP for Educational Applications
  • Characterization of Tagalog

ACTIVITIES

IMPORTANT DATES 

Registration               October 18 – November 19, 2010
7th NNLPRS                November 19 – 20, 2010

REGISTRATION

Interested participants of the 7th NNLPRS should register online athttp://st.dlsu.edu.ph/NNLPRS. Participants can register as student or regular attendee. Upon submission of registration you must send your proof of payment by e-mail toralph.regalado@delasalle.ph with subject heading 7NNLPRS-REGISTRATION.

For student participants, you are required to include a photocopy of your student id or proof of enrollment as attachment of your e-mail.

You will receive an e-mail notification once you completed the registration procedures. Your registration will be considered complete upon receipt of confirmation of payment to 7th NNLPRS.

Registration Fee

Registration Type Amount
 
Student Attendee P 500
Faculty / Regular Attendee P 800

The regular or student registration fees include entry to the invited talks, paper presentations, and workshops. A conference kit, lunch, and snack are also included.

Payment Options:
  1. Bank Deposit

    1. Before November 19, payments may be made at any UCPB Branch
      1. Accomplish the registration form online at http://st.dlsu.edu.ph/NNLPRS
      2. Deposit the Registration Fee at any UCPB branch using the following account information:

        Account Name: De La Salle University
        Account Number: 120-114711-9


      3. E-mail a copy of the receipt (and proof of student, if applicable) toralph.regalado@delasalle.ph. You may also fax the documents to
        +02-536-0278.
      4. Your registration is complete once you receive an e-mail notification.

  2. On-Site Payment

    1. Before November 19, 2010
      1. Accomplish the registration form online at http://st.dlsu.edu.ph/NNLPRS
      2. Please proceed to pay in cash or check in the following addressCashier's Office 

        De La Salle University 
        2401 Taft Avenue, Manila 1004


      3. Secure your Official Receipt from the Cashier of DLSU after payment.
      4. E-mail a copy of the receipt (and proof of student, if applicable) toralph.regalado@delasalle.ph. You may also fax the documents to
        +02-536-0278.
      5.  Your registration is complete once you receive an e-mail notification.

    2. On November 19, 2010.

      1. Accomplish the registration form online at http://st.dlsu.edu.ph/NNLPRS
      2. Visit the Registration Booth at the conference venue:

        De La Salle University
        2401 Taft Avenue, Manila 1004

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please direct any questions to any of the following:
Organizing Committee Chair, Ms. Ethel Ong (ethel.ong@delasalle.ph)
Organizing Committee Co-Chair, Ms. Charibeth Cheng (chari.cheng@delasalle.ph)
Registration Head, Mr. Ralph Regalado (ralph.regalado@delasalle.ph)

Symposium web site: http://st.dlsu.edu.ph/

ORGANIZER

The Center for Language Technologies is a research group under the Advanced Research Institute for Informatics, Computing and Networking of De La Salle University, Manila. It was established to support and promote researches in the field of Natural Language Processing and Language Technologies. Completed and ongoing projects in the Center include:

The Center sponsors the annual symposium to cultivate awareness of the current trends in NLP, and explore technological advances in the field to cater to computer applications for languages.