ICON-2011: 9th International Conference on Natural Language Processing

Anna University, Chennai, India
16-19 December, 2011

welcome to ICON 2011

The 9th International Conference on Natural Language Processing(ICON-2011) will be held at Anna University, Chennai, India during 16-19 December, 2011.

The ICON conference series is a forum for promoting interaction among researchers in the field of Natural Language Processing in India and abroad.The main conference is on 18-19 December, 2011. This will be preceded by two days of pre-conference tutorials and workshops on 16-17 December, 2011.

paper Topics

Papers are invited on substantial, original and unpublished research on all aspects of Natural Language Processing, with a particular focus on languages, issues, and applications relevant to India. Authors must mark the topic of their paper at the time of submission categories.

tracks at ICON 2011

Authors have to submit the papers under any one of the following categories:

Main Conferrence: Research Papers
  • * Theoretical Linguistics
  • * Theoretical computational linguistics
  • * Empirical/data-driven approaches
  • * Paradigms/techniques/strategies
  • * Resources and evaluation
  • * Applications/systems
  • * Position Papers: A paper which expresses an opinion or point of view affecting the field.

Students Paper Track
  • * Natural Language Processing (All areas)
  • * Linguistics (Morphology, Syntax and Semantics)


Special Track
  • * Natural Language Software Engineering
  • * Linguistic Engineering

call for Tutorials/Workshops

Proposals are invited for tutorials/workshops. Tutorials/Workshops can be of half-day or full-day duration. The proposals should be presented in the form of a 200-word abstract, one page topical outline of the content, description of the proposers and their qualifications relating to the tutorial content.

Send tutorial/Workshop proposals to the ICON-2011 Secretariat. For further information, please refer to the Conference URL or contact the ICON-2011 Secretariat.

contests at ICON 2011

There will be 2 contests at ICON 2011. The short-listed papers in each track will be invited for presentation in a special session in the conference. Registration, domestic travel and subsistence expenses will be provided by the conference organizers for one author of each paper. Up to two winners will be offered summer fellowship at major NLP Centres in India.

important Dates

The following are key dates for ICON 2011:

  • paper registration deadline
  • Paper submission deadline
  • Paper acceptance notification
  • Paper acceptance notification
  • Camera ready copy due
  • Tutorial/Workshop proposals due
  • Tutorial acceptance notification
  • Lecture materials for tutorial
  • NLP Tools Contest registration deadline
  • Student Paper Competition submission deadline
  • Dec 2 2011
  • Nov 9 2012
  • Oct 4 2011
  • Oct 15 2011
  • Oct 30 2011
  • Aug 7 2011
  • Aug 16 2011
  • Nov 9 2011
  • June 21 2011
  • Aug 7 2011

home page

For earlier ICON's proceedings and archives visit ICON HOME PAGE


contact us

ICON-2011 Secretariat

Language Technologies Research Centre
International Institute of Information Technology
Hyderabad - 500032, India
Tel: +91-40.66531333
Fax: +91-40.66531413