[open-linguistics] LDK 2019: deadline extension (till 18 January 2019)

Bettina Klimek klimek at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
Fri Jan 11 14:06:17 UTC 2019

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Call for Papers @ Second Biennial Conference on Language, Data and 
Knowledge (LDK2019)
*Submission Deadline Extension: 18 January 2019*
Dates: 20 May (Workshop/Tutorials day), 21-22 May (Main Conference), 23 
May (DBpedia community meeting)
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Website: http://2019.ldk-conf.org <http://2019.ldk-conf.org/>
Submission page: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ldk2019

We invite submissions to the second biennial conference on Language, 
Data and Knowledge (LDK 2019), which will be held in Leipzig, Germany in 
May 2019. This conference aims at bringing together researchers from 
across disciplines concerned with the acquisition, curation and use of 
language data in the context of data science and knowledge-based 
applications. This builds upon the success of the inaugural event held 
in Galway, Ireland in 2017.

Invited speakers

We are glad to announce two already confirmed invited speakers:
- Christian Bizer, Universität Mannheim, Germany
- Christiane Fellbaum, Princeton University, USA

Co-allocated events
Website: http://2019.ldk-conf.org/program/workshops/

- Workshops:
- Translation Inference across Dictionaries (TIAD)
- 3rd Workshop on Humanities in the Semantic web (WHiSe III)
- 13th DBpedia Community Meeting

Main Conference paper submission

We welcome submission of relevance to the topics listed below. 
Submissions can be in the form of:
Long research papers: 10-15 pages;
Short research or position papers: 6-8 pages;
Short scientific abstract submissions: be 4-6 pages.

All submissions lengths are given including references and optional 

Accepted submissions will be published by OASIcs in an open-access 
conference proceedings volume. The layout templates are available for 
download from the OASIcs website at: 

Submission is double-blind and hence all submissions should be suitably 
anonymized by omitting author names in the header and citing previous 
own work in the third person (not “as we showed in ...” but “as Smith 
(2017) showed ...”).

Papers should be submitted via EasyChair at the following address:

Presentation format

Accepted submissions will be selected for oral or poster presentation 
based on recommendations from the reviewers (with no difference in 
quality between types of presentation).
Authors of accepted short papers and scientific abstract are welcome to 
present their work as a demo in addition to the regular presentation.
At least one author of each accepted paper must register to present the 
paper at the conference.


Language Data
Language data construction and acquisition
Language data annotation
Language data portals and metadata about language data
Organizational and infrastructural management of language data
Multilingual, multimedia and multimodal language data
Evaluation, provenance and quality of language data
Usability, validation and visualization of language data
Standards and interoperability of language data
Legal aspects of publishing language data
Typological databases
Under-resourced languages
Knowledge Graphs
Linguistic Linked Data and Multilingual Semantic Web
Ontologies, terminology, wordnets and lexical resources
Information and knowledge extraction (taxonomy extraction, ontology 
Data, information and knowledge integration across languages
(Cross-lingual) Ontology Alignment
Entity linking and relatedness
Linked Data profiling
Knowledge representation and reasoning
Applications in NLP
Question answering and semantic search
Text analytics on Big Data
Semantic content management
Computer-aided Language Learning
Natural language interfaces to (big) data
Knowledge-based NLP
Other applications
Use Cases in Digital Humanities, Social Sciences, BioNLP

Social Sciences and Humanities research enabled by digital approaches: 
digital arts, architecture, music, film, theatre, new media, digital 
games and cyberculture
Digital media, digitisation, curation of digital objects
Annotation, analysis, enrichment of text archives
Text and data mining for Social Science research
Text and data mining of (bio)medical literature
Geo-humanities, spatial analysis and applications of GIS for Humanities 
Visualisation of Social Sciences and Humanities content and research results
Important Dates

*  • 18 January 2019:Paper submissions deadline*
         • 1 March 2019: Notification
         • 20 March 2019: Camera-ready submission deadline
         • 20 May 2019: Workshop day
         • 21-22 May 2019: Main Conference
         • 23 May 2019: DBpedia community meeting
Organizing committee

Program Chairs:
Maria Eskevich - CLARIN ERIC
Gerard de Melo - Rutgers University

Scientific Advisory Committee Chairs:
John P. McCrae - Insight Centre/DSI, National University of Ireland, Galway
Paul Buitelaar - Insight Centre/DSI, National University of Ireland, Galway
Christian Chiarcos - Goethe-University Frankfurt
Sebastian Hellmann - Leipzig University

Local Chairs:
Bettina Klimek - Leipzig University
Milan Dojchinovksi - Leipzig University

Bettina Klimek
PhD Student
Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI)
Goerdelerring 9
04109 Leipzig

Research Group: http://aksw.org/Groups/KILT
Homepage: http://aksw.org/BettinaKlimek
Projects: http://mmoon.org, http://linguistics.okfn.org
Events:  12 -17 May 2019 "3rd Summer Datathon on Linguistic Linked Open Data (SD-LLOD 2019)"
          20-22 May 2019 "LDK 2019 – 2nd Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge"

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